CRM Mitchell1 2023-09-16T22:01:11+00:002014 RAM 1500 CRM Mitchell1 2023-09-16T22:01:11+00:00
- Previously recovered DTCs before and after engine repair for oil pressure sensor. Customer requests replacement during engine replacement. Removed and replaced Oil pressure switch with access available and cleared DTCs. Test drove to verify no oil codes returned. CEL still illuminated due to incorrect fit of driver's side mirror with wrong ambient temperature sensor plug. Recommend replacing sensor connector to address CEL. Customer authorized. Removed and replaced ambient air temperature sensor and cleared DTCs.
- Customer states vehicle is overheating and has a coolant leak. Tech pressure tested system and found coolant thermostat housing leaking. Replaced housing and pipe with new parts and cleaned area of residual fluid. Vehicle still overheating. Tech performed coolant combustion gas test and noted contamination. Engine has a cylinder head issue either cracked or leaking. Recommend engine replacement under warranty. Removed components as needed for access and removed engine assembly. Transferred necessary components. Replaced oil pressure sensor with access available. Replaced engine oil cooler filter adapter with inventory part. Installed engine replacement with new plugs, gaskets, and fluids. Verified correct fluid levels and vehicle now starts and runs with no issues. No further overheating issue present at this time.
- Customer states right rear wheel is making noise. Tech inspected rear wheels and noted noise from rear differential. Inspected fluid and found fluid severely contaminated with metal particles. Removed rear differential cover. Removed rear pinion, gears, and bearings. Cleaned rear differential case of residual oil and metal. Replaced both rear wheel bearings and wheel seals. Replaced inner and outer pinion bearings and races. Replaced rear pinion seal. Installed new crush sleeve. Reinstalled rear differential cover and refilled to correct level of new, clean oil. Torqued wheels to spec and test drove vehicle to verify no further noises at this time.
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Lewis S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2023