1997 Dodge Ram Van 3500 Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Dodge Ram Van 3500 ProblemsHVAC Air Flow Switching to Defrost When Accelerating
The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops. There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.
On 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 engines, the intake manifold gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.
1997 Dodge Ram Van 3500 QuestionsVan will start and run when asd relay is by passed (1 answer)
New computer, month in shop, relays replaced, ignition coil fuel pump checked, if asd relay is not by-passed van will run fine for apx 10 miles, then shuts down , will not start, gets towed home, sits for days then will start and problem repeats. Van runs fine when really is by passed..any ideas?
The rod goes from the power door lock motor to the latch / Part# & Stock Thanks Larry
I replaced the stereo and now when I turn the key to acc the parking lights come. Why would replacing the stereo affect the parking lights.