The Ram Truck is in its fourth generation as of the 2009 model year. Fix it right the first time with the factory repair manual and save money by doing the job yourself. All repair procedures in this manual are supported by detailed specifications, exploded views, and photographs. From 1996 to 2013, more than 6 million Dodge Rams has been sold worldwide. The new generation D Series dropped the quad-headlamps for a new grille with a single pair, gained a full width tailgate, a double walled bed, and long bed models had a new longer wheelbase.
We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. The Dude Sport Trim Package appeared for the 1970 model year D100 long bed, bringing black or white C-stripe side decals, dog dish hub caps, a Dodge decal on the flat tailgate and Dude decals on the box. Disclaimer: New vehicle pricing includes all offers and incentives. Includes step-by-step illustrated instructions and specifications. When you want to save money and do the job right the first time, turn to an online Chilton Dodge Ram 1500 repair manual. Other updates included wrap-around tail lamps, dual rectangular headlamps and squared-off lines on the bed and cab. The Dodge D and Ram Series gave truck fans an alternative to the Ford and Chevy wars, and it is still a favorite for those who want their trucks to stand out in the crowd.
You will find detailed service procedures for front axle, rear axle, body, brakes, clutch, cooling system, engine, exhaust system, frame, fuel system, generator, generator regulator, ignition system, lighting system, starting motor, shock absorbers, springs, steering gear, transmission, universal joints, wheels, and tires. It includes exploded views of the cab, bed, exterior lights, and bumpers. The new truck also introduced one of the first extended-cabs to the truck market via the 1973 Club Cab, which had two inward-facing jump seats as an option. . Why buy a factory manual? Our 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1998 Ram 1500, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide.
Only take the pages into the garage, not the Laptop. The Club Cab was dropped in 1983 but returned in 1991, while the crew cab and Utiline step-side beds were gone for good in 1985. The engines were connected to either a three- or four-speed manual, or a three-speed automatic. Transmissions included three- and four-speed Torqueflite automatics or four- and five-speed manuals. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Dodge Ram 1500 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Shipping within the United States only.
Chilton publishes the most complete General Automotive Manual in the automotive industry. Find out about maintenance, lubrication, and troubleshooting. What rolled out was a Ram that lived to its name: bold, masculine styling reminiscent of the Studebaker E Series trucks of the 1950s and every diesel big rig tractor trailer on the road at the time. It provides step-by-step repair procedures for engine overhaul, chassis electrical, drive train, suspension, steering and more. The 1981 Dodge Ram truck also wore a Ram hood ornament, the first time a Dodge had since 1954. Service Information Includes: Diagnostic Information and Procedures, Schematics and Routing Diagrams, Component Locator, Repair Instructions, Description and Operation, Specifications, and Special Tools and equipment. Ford and General Motors had no idea what hit them when the new Ram arrived, especially in sales: Ram jumped from not even 96,000 units in the first year to over 400,000 by 1996 the same year a red Ram truck battled tornadoes in the film Twister.
And of course, who can forget The Dude? All of Chilton's online content for the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project. The 2500 was available as a light-duty truck with semi-floating rear axle, and as a heavy-duty model with full-floating rear axle. Monthly payments are only estimates derived from the vehicle price with a 72 month term, 4. Between 1,500 to 2,000 Dudes were made over the last two years of the second-gen D Series as the truck equivalent of the stripe packages on the Dodge Dart and Demon. This body manual primarily includes repair that you would need to repair the vehicle after a collision, such as measurements for frame and door openings, weld and sealant lines, and instructions for attaching or removing sheet metal. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep.
Engine options included those carried over from the first-gen Ram—from the 3. The Slant-Six was replaced in 1988 with a 3. This manual covers all 1998 Dodge Ram Truck models, 1500, 2500, and 3500, half ton, three quarter ton, and one ton, two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, with both gasoline and diesel engines. The truck is named for the Ram hood ornament that first appeared on Dodge vehicles in 1933. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Posted by Cameron Aubernon One Response. Back in 1986, Bob Lutz was set to approve a conventional redesign for the truck, which would have rolled out in 1991. You will find detailed service procedures for front axle, rear axle, body, brakes, clutch, cooling system, engine, exhaust system, frame, fuel system, generator, generator regulator, ignition system, lighting system, starting motor, shock absorbers, springs, steering gear, transmission, universal joints, wheels, and tires.
Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail. From 2010 , it has been sold as Ram Trucks brand. Power for the third-gen D Series came from a wide assortment of engines, including the 170 and 225 cubic inch Slant-Six motors, 318, 360 and 440 cubic inch V8s, and in 1978 and 1979, a rare diesel option from Mitsubishi. Four-speed automatics and five- and six-speed manual transmissions were available to deliver the power to the wheels. The introduction of the eight-liter V10 offered those who wanted more pulling power an option without going to a diesel. Available trims included the Custom Sports Special through 1967, which was then replaced in 1968 with the Adventurer trim package.