The first time I found it was when I had my brother in law who is full time mechanic do a tune up. Let me know if you require any further assistance. The function of the switch is to send information to the computer regarding the current oil pressure in the engine. I hope you find this to be very helpful! In that same time I have been going through a quart of oil every two weeks and there are no oil spots on the driveway or signs of leakage anywhere on the engine. Small amounts of oil get by vlave guides due to seals getting old a cracking. If the cylinder runs lean combustion temps rise and may blister the plug and piece could chip off.
The oil cosumption most likely the valve guides. Dodge has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. Very common on 80's cars. Then I checked the computer and found out it was the 8 cylinder. The torque converters are a subject of trouble for one - I always replace them - the other are the input sealing rings on the input shaft. The 2002 Dodge Ram pickup has an oil pressure sending unit, or switch, located near the oil filter on the engine block. The computer in turn sends that information to the gauge on your dashboard so that you can monitor it visually as you drive.
Guide seals are common failure If you had a Chevy they would have been gone at 30K. Maximum trailer weights shown are rounded to the nearest 50 lbs. In the last six months I have had to replace the number 8 cylinder spark plug which had the tip of the porceline top chipped off both times. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Jun 16, 2010 There is one solenoid assy with two solenoids on it.
The first sign I get there is trouble is when the engine starts to run rough and the check engine light comes on. The last plug did not look to fouled. Can you tell me the cause of the oil burning and if it is related to the spark plug problem. P1740 has nothing to with the governor solenoid or sensor Dec 06, 2008 I also have a 97 Ram that did the same thing. First thing to do is add a trans cooler and remove the rubber lines at the radiator. The plug usually detonation crackes the porceline but you don't speak of any.
The local oil change place has a flushing service they offer. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. What do you mean by detonation cracking the porceline on the plug? It had only been in for about 5k miles. . That repair will depend on how much other damage the transmission really has if there is a lot of friction material, or metal fragments in the bottom of the transmission oil pan, or the transmission fluid is dark and smells like a burned up clutch or brakes then the transmission will require more extensive repairs and the repair could last for just a few days or years depending on the condition of the transmission, and it would be a good idea to change the transmission oil filter if you remove the transmission oil pan. Sounds like valves sticking in the tranny valve body.
Posted on Feb 10, 2010 I have had vehicles with that code before, and I always find that the governor solenoid, and the governor pressure sensor, both have tiny mesh filtering screens around their fluid intake ports to protect them, and I usually find that they are plugged up completely with fine metal shavings. Load equalizing hitch recommended for trailers over 2000 pounds. Ues compressed air to hold valve in while removing spring then install new seal. Is that a pretty involved process? The automatic transmission uses throttle position sensor to determine position and opening of throttle, and to decide when to shift into gear. Once in a while going down the road the engine seems to hesitate in normal excelleration mode. I just went out and checked the tail pipe and there is no oil in it or coming from it. When adding transmission fluid to your Ram 1500, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
We replaced plugs and wires. The transmission governor solenoid and pressure sensor are located next to each other under the transmission oil pan, and are located just rear of the transmission valve body. If you feel the truck takes off in 2nd gear you need to replace the transducer and governor pressure switch inside the trans pan on the pass side of the valve body. Maybe Brother in law can do. If the transmission fluid level on your Ram 1500 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Is this too early in the life of the engine for the seals to be going out? You can replace without pulling the heads.
Is this the correct course of action? It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer. Injector maybe dirty or not spraying full shot. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. This are tested measuring Ohms on solenoids, and cheching if they get powered. If the plug is really white and has black spots on the porceline then it is high cobustion temp.
Use synthetic axle lubricant with the trailer tow package. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2002 Dodge Ram 1500. As for tranny flush is good and yes have filter replaced. Obviously the engine light had come on and the computer diagnoses came up with the problem. I use platinum tip plugs. Detonation is that rattle sound upon slight accel. I have a 1500 quad cab with a 5.