1996 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Dodge Ram Van 2500
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1996 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Problems
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.
Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.
1996 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Questions
Why cant i change my own timing chain?
Drove it to Fl. and back in Oct.w?no problems,and it ran fine till Dec.4th. Went to start it the following day and it did was crank,no indication of a spit,pop,nothing.Today I waet to give it another shot-same thing.When I turn the key to on position I can hear fuel pump run for afew seconds and ...