Over the life of your diesel, your maintenance frequency will be 40-50% less than gasoline engines. Your truck knowledge is missing! Based on engine operation conditions, the oil change indicator message will illuminate. The 350 hours of engine run or idle time is generally only a concern for fleet customers. If you do not you will have issues. Allow the old oil to drain from the oil filter receptacle for a few minutes. Check the oil level on the dipstick.
If your 1500 is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your 1500. I use an sos pad and clean both sides for a nice seal. David answered 3 years ago I just changed my transmission fluid, the manual said 5. For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals. Go somewhere you can stop. The oil change indicator system will remind you that it is time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance.
Note: I am not a registered charity. To much you have a very good chance of the forward clutches to burn up. Lubricating the o-ring will help the filter form a better seal and make it easier to remove at the next oil change. This is not a problem with new or rebuilt replacement parts, but by now most of the original seals in vehicles made prior to 2000 are are the verge of failure due to age and heat degradation. Have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible, within the next 500 miles 805 km.
The Dodge Ram 1500 automatic transmission requires Mopar+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent and Mopar manual transmission fluid or equivalent for manual transmissions. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and make it drain out more quickly. Check the screen on the bottom of pump make sure it is clean. Eventually making my way to the part that threads into the valve cover. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your 1500 and that the filter is being changed too. The canister oil filter is located at the front right driver side of the engine below the power steering fluid reservoir and near the serpentine belt. I just grabbed a part of it with a needle-nosed pliers.
Then take it for a ride. With that filter you could cut your oik changes down to once an year. This means that service is required for your vehicle. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. So added 6 quarts total, still no reading.
Pink sweet fluid everywhere, couldnt see from where cause it was dark. Dodge Ram 1500 PowerTech 4. Severe Operating Conditions can cause the change oil message to illuminate as early as 3,500 miles 5,600 km since last reset. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2011 Ram 1500. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.
Limited-slip rear axles will need 4 ounces of Mopar limited-slip additive or equivalent added. Slide underneath the passenger side of the engine with the used oil catch container, 13mm socket and ratcheting wrench. These are baby miles compared to Shawn. Oil change kit for the 2014+ Dodge Ram 1500 with the 3. Carefully spin out the oil drain bolt and set it aside in a safe place. Twist off the old oil filter in the counter clockwise direction. For engines operating on B5 - B20 biodiesel, oil changes should not exceed 8,000 miles or 6 months.
Squeezed with one hand, open palmed hit the handle and that gave enough to bite and twist. Available Options: Recommended Add-On Items. Just put 4 quartz in it pulled it down in all its gear's and drove it to. Move the used oil catch basin to just below the old oil filter. What do I need to do. We have compiled the handy chart below to help you select the correct Transfer Case Fluid for your Dodge or Ram 4x4.