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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

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The truck was broken into and now I am replacing the cylinder lock. The issue is, when the truck isn't running and the key is turned a quarter of the way to the start positioned I have the fans (a relay is connecting power?), then I turn it to start and a relay powers the starter, however I lose power to the fans. If I turn the key backwards to get the fans back on the truck dies

Ac evaporator and ac condenser and thermostat and water pump changed and lower radiator hose but I still have no coolant going though and over heats could it be the radiator

have girggling sound coming from heater coil sounds like changed t stat water pump timing belt still when accelerate can hear it also now have a greese like on front of engine

Start up everytime after about 3hrs no codes

I just changed the oil in it then when I went to start it up it ran for a second and then then oil pressure dropped, the oil light came on then it died. Now it wont start at all. Please help me figure this out. its my ride to and from work.

what transmissions are interchangeable with a 1997 dodge ram 1500 5.2L, 4x4, manual 5 speed transmission?

Want to put alt.off the 94 on the 97. If the amp size is the same. Thank you

Replaced sparkplugs and wires, distributor cap, rotor, removed and checked fuel pump operation and filter condition(pump runs, filter clean). Replaced gasoline. Best guess, please

I have a 97 Ram 1500 4x2 and a 98 Ram 1500 4x4. The 98 is in great shape, but the transmission is shot. The 97 is in horrible shape, but the Transmission is in great shape. Any chance I can use the 97 4x2 trans in the 98 4x4 truck? ...Many Thanks