While I pumped the tranny, I shifted though all the gears to make sure the valve body and all the lines got cleared out. The outer flair bolt was incredibly tight and I could not get enough torque on it to break it loose. Clean the pan with a degreaser like brake cleaner. Do not over fill it as it can cause foaming of the fluid and the tranny will shift weird. It is the sole responsibility of the viewer to assume this risk. The filter does not use the pan for support so the pan does not need filter supports in it. The temperature sensor boss and drain are on the driver's side.
Shift into neutral as the tranny will not pump fluid in park. I ran the line into the 5 gallon bucket that I had marked with 4 quart increments before hand. When I got to 4 quarts, I shut the truck off and added 4 more. The threaded adapter stud is used to attach the cooler return filter to the transmission. Click on image to view a larger pictures in a new tab or window. I have never gotten anything like this from an order.
Julian date 0425 February 11, 2005 to Julian date 0455 February 15, 2005. Your Ram constantly features excellent performance wherever you drive. Also double check and make sure the pan is not dripping any fluid. Once the wrenches are hooked together correctly, it is a snap. Now comes the fun part. Please see information on an installation further down on this page.
Very glad I got more than I paid for! This filter is suspect of causing the above condition. Try not to drop the two screws into your pan as it may ruin your day After removing the filter your tranny should look like this and you can clearly see the valve body Use a lint free cloth to wipe off the valve body and the pan mounting flange. This video is applicable to the 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 Dodge Ram 1500 5. The filter bolts on to the valve body as shown in above images. Reconnect the line and make sure it is snugged down After you have done this check the fluid level in neutral and make sure it is on the dip stick. Time Allowance: Labor Operation No: Description Amount 21-55-02-93 Install New Filters, Cooler Return and Sump 0.
. After you are done, sit back, crack a beer open and be content with the fact you saved yourself about 200 bucks. The transmission identification number is stamped on the left side driver side of the transmission oil pan flange. The gasket has metal inserts where it bolts up, so there is not much danger of crushing the gasket when reinstalling it. A factory paper air filter doesn't provide adequate airflow, but an air filter replacement for Dodge Ram from AutoZone does. Do not replace one filter without also replacing the other filter.
I was not expecting a bag of popcorn, a couple free decals and informational installation instructions for one of the parts I received, plus it came with new bolts! Once the front is pretty loose, it will start to drip fluid steadily. Although the owners manual does not state it, it can be helpful to have an assistant stand on the brakes and shift into drive. Crappy pic, but you can see the 4 quart markings and the fluid It was not quite as bad as it looks Continue doing this until you run about 17 quarts through the system or until the fluid starts to look like a nice cherry red. Determine if the vehicle's transmission was built on or between one of the two sets of Julian date build ranges listed below: a. Started in 1999, aFe Power is known for its innovative design and manufacturing standards with regard to filters and cold air intakes for most road-going vehicles. Shipping was very fast too. Inside of this transmission pan shown at right.
The sleek lines of your Dodge truck look good whether you're in town or on the jobsite. Apply the parking brake and start the engine. No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. So 1015 equals April 11, 2005. The transmission pan gasket is a neoprene one and can be used as long as it is in good shape. The fourth digit 5 of the identification number equals the calendar year, in this case 5 equals 2005. Both pans fit the same applications with the same exceptions.
When that stock air filter gets clogged, though, your Ram's performance suffers. Then check the fluid level again and make sure it is at the correct level. It lasts longer, promotes longer engine life and comes at the right price when you order from AutoZone. And a big thank you goes to for making DodgeRam. I used the transmission pump to remove the old fluid, while I poured new fluid in. The junk on the magnet is pretty normal as long as it is very fine.
Inspect the stud and note end without threads. All do-it-yourself projects entail some risk. Now it should look like this: After letting this drip for a while use the T-25 torx screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the filter on to the valve body. Please include temperature sensor size in the order notes, or you may order over the phone to insure accuracy. The very rearmost line entering the transmission is the fluid return line. The pan features internal baffles to direct oil to the filter inlet. After I dropped the pan, I added 4 quarts through the tube.