If you wanted it to happen only once in a while, you could probably work out a way to inject oil into the exhaust, downstream of the turbocharger. Also, are you using any coolant? The pipe into the intake after the aftercooler was free of oil. In the old days there was no low pressure switch, with no freon to carry the oil the compressor was destroyed. Upon inspection, the contact discovered that the engine was covered with fuel. You and your expert engineers are aware of this. They then informed me they did not have the tools for repair or further diagnosis I was welcome to come and tow my truck someplace else.
The truck is a 5. Check to see if the clutch is turning on the compressor. If you can, check for oil at the exhaust side of the turbo. The 2000 and up Ram diesel uses a crankcase vent on the front of the engine. We were informed later, about 7 months later when the engine blew we believe that we could have been offered insurance and paid monthly, which we definitely would have done if we had known since we were using this as a way to make a living. I like the truck but hate the blow by.
The miss in the engine clears up soon after cranking or with a little rpm. There were no warning indicators illuminated. Rear axel has long arm traction bars. The truck has now been down since the Monday before Thanksgiving. The truck had been driven for 1 hour, so was good and hot. Option 1: Extend the tube straight down and tie it off to the stabilizer bar.
The bottle can be reinstalled on the extension to prevent driveway drips. Recent tune up has been done. Cut hose to length and press on to the hose barb. The failure occurred without warning. Jun 15, 2016 Low freon will cause the compressor to short cycle, when the compressor runs the pressure in the low line is pulled down and the low pressure switch turns it off. There is no external interference with the pedal I. After about a week, the dealership informed us that the fuel was not diesel in the truck, and they did not know what it was.
It is blowing some air, but no white vapor. Took it to anniston Lincoln Dodge of anniston al. The turbo had some slack and some oil also on the intake side I have not checked the exhaust side. Has 2 dents with scratches on drivers side bed. I mean the blow by and oil consumption? Being new to all of this though, it all happened so fast, I didn't think until it was too late : So, now I have a truck I'll be paying on for 5 years, and can't even afford to fix it : - Shelley H. The dealer said they did not do that and did not know where it could be done. The oil on your air filter.
The truck ran fine for 3 years, then same trouble again, took it back to Dodge at our mechanics request, and got the same total replacement scenario. I've had much the same scenario as you, except my oil was blowing out the vent tube at sustained hiway speeds. Or is it losing oil after a hard hiway run? Hooking up a set of gauges to the vehicle will tell you best what is going on. But lets rule out some other stuff first before we look at heads. We knew the truck needed major work then.
It probably is tied to higher rpm. Most have found that there is little to no oil that drips from this while parked, but you can add a catch bottle if dripping is a problem on your driveway. Just replace the oxygen sensor. Is the condenser clean and free of bugs and road debris? Compression test will tell you alot. Next they called and said replacing the lift pump did not resolve the problem. This sort of defeats it's purpose.
If you think this might be a problem for your driving conditions, use option 1. Their diagnosis was that there was a fuel priming problem. At about 30K miles, the truck was taken to the dealership for repair. I bought a 99 5 speed off of ebay sight unseen. Sorry about the other thread it was made by mistake. I don't seem to have any kind of overheating problems although the dealer had replaced the top gasket before I bought it.
I know that the diesel fuel is far less volatile than gasoline. We had never had a diesel before and yes, we do learn from our mistakes. I also requested a fuel sample be taken, but they also said that they did not do that and did not know where fuel could be analyzed. AnswerIn my experience the o2 sensor is bad. Shop manager said it needed overhaul and attention to the turbo.
Next they said they were stumped and had referred it to Chrysler. I am new to this site and to my dodge. Some carb cleaner usually does the trick ridding of the carbon which causes parts to stick. Water pump Thermostat Serpentine belt Exhaust gaskets Fuel filter Oil and Transmission filters Front and rear drive shafts been rebuilt by drive line service. I have rebuilt the old 855 cummins but not one of these.