Look far back into the space between the inner fender and the engine. I had changed fuel and air filter before I took this trip. If you tighten them unevenly, you may inadverntantly crack the cover. Acceptable Intake lash range: 0. The turbo boost pressure sensor showed a dramatic loss of pressure at the time of power loss.
Rotate engine 360 degrees, until your mark lines up again, now you will be on exhaust stroke of 1 cyl. On October 10th while returning home from pasadena I detected a strong scent of diesel in the cab of my truck. On June 21, 2009, the holder failed and detached from the fuel injection line. There is no pointer to line it up with, just make sure it is on the top of the pulley. They did not charge me anything for their efforts. If you visit a web page such as you should come across a lot more news on this exact same subject.
I took a razor blade and very carefully pealed the insulation off the wire. This was the dealership where I had purchased the truck. I found that the blue plastic retaining clamp that holds the injector tube in place and prevents vibration from damaging the connections or the tube itself was loose. Next we remove the bolt on the steering gear box that is below the pitman arm. Their diagnosis was that there was a fuel priming problem. Wipe gasket dry and inspect for re-use. The next way to get the cleaner in the unit, is to drill 2 small holes about the diameter of the wand on the spray can or cleaner.
The truck was at this dealer for 10 days and they called me to come and get my truck because I was wasting their time. Zero your gage dial indicator and adjust for ever how many mm or whatever measurement you want to use. Note: I usually don't disconnect the battery. Sometimes they fall down into the fender compartment. The first step is to set the engine to top dead center. The truck ran fine for 3 years, then same trouble again, took it back to Dodge at our mechanics request, and got the same total replacement scenario.
After many years of perfect service, it was suddenly very hard to start and had very little power under any load. Failure to back off the torx will result in transmission damage! I tried many times to probe the connector and or the wire with items like a sharp needle etc, in an effort to get a stable electrical signal. Also check that the belt or chain isn't stretched. Just make sure you go slow and the ratcheting action will let you turn the pulley all the way around without repositioning it. Dodge locked cummins out of the engines through programming and different plug connector 3. The lack of proper engine power also caused the automatic transmission to shift erratically. While driving approximately 45 mph, smoke appeared from the hood of the vehicle.
Since the part is in demand, there are no dealers that currently have it available for purchase. Disengage the spring from the lever so your wrench will have some working room. Now just transfer the old zerk fitting to the new shaft if it does not come with one. Then I backed off the torx screw 3 turns. Measure the valve lash by inserting a feeler gauge between the rocker arm socket and crosshead Fig. Now we take our pickle fork and 3 pound hammer and insert is between the pitman arm and center link.
Then re torque the nut 30ft lbs. If I took it to a regular mechanic for a spark plug and they told me I needed a new engine, that would show extreme negligence. Take it have no leek. Put the oil cap back on and you shouldn't have to touch your valves for another 100K miles. Advanced users would also find this manual very handy. Keep in mind there are other causes to the above problems such as a bad tranny temp sensor, etc. Now rotate the crankshaft 1 revolution and put the mark back on top.
I rate this job a 3 on a 1-10 scale. Failure to back off the torx will result in transmission damage! I hope this article will encourage you to give this fix a try, at the least it is free to do and may keep your hard earned dollars in your own pocket. See the for cleaning instructions and typical resistance values. While reading a cummins forum online I have discovered this to be a fairly common problem. Then they added that we had voided the vehicle warranty from contamination. After you have done that, blow out the holes with some compressed air to dry the internals. At about 30K miles, the truck was taken to the dealership for repair.
On 1989-1991 models, remove the turbocharger-to-intake crossover pipe. My fuel pressure sensor also confirmed that I did not lose much fuel pressure at the time of the abrupt power loss. Mark the crankshaft pulley and rotate the crankshaft 360 degrees. Next we will set our pitman arm puller on the arm and steering box shaft. If you got on the throttle hard and held it there the power would be there, suddenly drop off, but the rpm would stay up even though all the power was gone. But when a solid lifter engine is adjusted properly, just you watch out! Was the turbo just going bad?.