. If you need more guidance, or even step by step instructions and a video demonstration, check out our , or get the , or our. The clutch is 330 mm in diameter instead of the 300 mm version found in the 2000 and prior years. The latter point is crucial, as automatic transmission fluid does break down. Flushing plus a filter change make far more sense. The Ram series is a full-size pickup truck sold by Dodge. Some of our top Automatic Transmission Fluid product brands are , and.
Pretty cool feature I think. Which Clutch do you have? Is this Valvoline the same oil? The new system should hold around 15 quarts give or take a little. Advance Auto Parts has 2 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Dual cone synchronizers are used for first and second gears, similar to the T5 design. My truck is sitting around 80k miles with limited modifications for performance. Keep in mind that 5th gear has failed on some trucks that regularly pull or haul heavy loads. After doing the math on a local transmission shop to rebuild with upgrades versus getting a commercial built unit with some upgrades, I decided to buy commercially.
Moses As always thanks for the detailed reply. It might be necessary to check and adjust it when troubleshooting a performance, emissions or noise problem. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these figures may vary. That goes for all fluids in my opinion. Owners pointed to weak spots in the 2007-11 units, particularly the torque converter.
Care should be taken when removing the sensor, transmission fluid will come out. C , 5W-40 synthetic engine oil. Over the next 2 days I plan on getting the swap completed. A few have reported that shifting was more difficult, most report improvements in the shifting. Fluid Type Application Application Cont'd.
Underdrive clutch clearance is not adjustable, but reverse clutch clearance is, via a selectable snap ring. This V-8 requires requires 7 qts. The transmission kit also included a remote mount transmission filter that must be installed with the new transmission. I would periodically drop the pan, inspect the debris, clean the pan and change the filter. Either the engine specs lie, or the transmission can take more than 450 lb-ft, despite its rating. The only relation a model number has to towing capacity is that the larger the load capacity , usually the greater the towing capacity.
Hear from other customers via the 3,079 reviews on parts for your Dodge Ram 2500. I believe that there are fluid standards and companies like Amsoil reproduce add to these formulas with their own additives to reduce wear and shed heat easier. Since I'm starting from zero I believe the expense will be justified assuming the top shelf fluids are truly better and not just a promotional stunt. They do not use a 7 thrust bearing; the 11 bearing is in the input and reverse planetary assembly. There are two sensors on a 2001 dodge ram. This operation should not be done on a hot transmission.
The shafts, clutches, pump, torque converter, and other parts were also redesigned to handle the. The Dodge Ram 1500 automatic transmission requires Mopar+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent and Mopar manual transmission fluid or equivalent for manual transmissions. I do understand busy and welcome your return, always worthwhile to other members and the large number of guests who frequent our forums! Here, I want to be specific. This guide will cover two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, gas V6, V8 and V10 engines, as well as the Cummins turbo-diesel. The lesson was that companies like Valvoline offer specific lubricants for distinct applications. I have always had transmissions flushed and changed out and always demanded a new filter be installed.
The photos have been reposed here. Use in all heavily-loaded industrial enclosed gears. The 2C reaction plate has to go in first when rebuilding the 2C clutch, not the separator plate. Do you know the converter stall speed? I know they are older Dakotas, but those lessons taught me that when it comes to Dodge trucks, using the wrong fluid will come back on you later. As of 2010, Ram offers its own brand with the 1500 model. The biggest gain was the 150,000 mile 36 month warranty which no local shops would offer mainly 3 months, not good.
I cant understand why anyone would think a fluid can survive for 100's of thousands of miles and not be replaced. Anyway, i have several early model Dakotas, notably from 1991 to 1995, and one 2000 Dakota, and i have went through a host of transmission issues with them. That was another fear of my local shops. So with that prospect I did some research. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these capacities may vary. As for the fluid advice. A variation may be observed from vehicle to vehicle due to manufacturing tolerance and refill procedure.
The 450 Lb-ft input rating is a continuous and conservative input rating for a long transmission life. The transmission can easily withstand higher torque from diesels with aftermarket power kits, but transmission life will be reduced in proportionately. Unless instructed otherwise by the flushing machine manufacturer, I would clean the pan thoroughly and change the filter before flushing an automatic transmission. Self serve rental places sometimes have this towing info available over the phone. Some fast-lube centers offer this approach. Should be used where drain periods may be longer than normal due to equipment being away from home terminals or difficult access.