The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 147 problems. I checked the air filter……. The truck wouldn't shift from 3-4. 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. It has about 150,000 miles. It's my understanding there was a recall on school busses with these engines for the same thing.
I remove the broken line, capped it off at the rail. Diagnosed as a faulty throttle position sensor. It appears that the clamp that hold the tube between the two fittings and keeps it from vibrating is know to become loose and allow the tube to slowly destroy itself. From what I read, it is usually the 4 tube, but sometimes the other ones get loose. While reading a cummins forum online I have discovered this to be a fairly common problem.
Is this a normal type of thing when one thing goes wrong it snow balls into more. And still loosing power, yesterday was about to get on the freeway and truck shutdown, later that day truck shutoff again at a stop sign. I don't have a problem yet. A lack of sealing area between the cylinders and water jackets due to the 6. Is there oil in the engine does it have a metallic shine or smell burnt.
Dodge buys the engines from cummins just above cost, and carries the entire warranty, 2. The early 2007's were available with the 5. The failure mileage was 144,000 and the current mileage was 144,056. On two occasions the vehicle was in the service aisle dripping from being freshly washed and ready for pickup, as I started the truck the cel came on check engine light. Had to remove entire dash at great cost to fix. I have seen other threads concerning pickups so figure this one is okay. The current mileage was approximately 17,000.
The blue clamping blocks tend to get loose and allow the tube to vibrate until it destroys itself. By the dealer and warranty rep. Please reply with the email address below. When I had the chance I pulled over in a store parking lot and exited the cab to see fuel pouring out under my truck and white smoke coming out from the left front wheel well. Advanced users would also find this manual very handy. Sometimes they fall down into the fender compartment.
Was the turbo just going bad? When looking at the tubes and trying to count to see which tube is which, remember that rail fitting for 1 points towards the front of the engine, numbers 2 through 5 point straight up and 6 points towards the back of the engine. This great resource includes useful charts and tables, scope waveforms, graphing scan tool testing tips and tricks, along with scope test lead and low amp probe test hook up location diagrams. However, as far as emissions control devices are concerned, the 6. Then when I pushed on accelerator for more power it would start surging again. Please direct me to the proper location of this filter. By varying the exhaust flow across the turbine wheel via the nozzles , the turbo can perform like a smaller unit at lower engine speed to aid responsiveness and then act like a much bigger turbo at higher rpm.
Checked the other injector tube clamps. I have a 2007 Dodge 3500 4 door pickup with the Cummins 5. Next I took it to miller-sutherlin automall of pell city, al. While plenty of folks still believe the venerable 5. While driving approximately 45 mph, smoke appeared from the hood of the vehicle.
He said in fact he did not know of Dodge honoring engine warrantees at all, and it was a sore issue for cummins reputation. Scott Oct 29, 2011 Yes, that is a good buy depending on price of course. They have tried many times to find the leak without success. You don't have to remove the valvebody. Although the engine block in my truck has not cracked, I'm more interested in preventing a problem than experiencing it.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer for repairs. The dealer was unable to duplicate the failure. Other than the new style larger cab much more room in back seat and back up camera it has nothing on my nearly 10 year old Dodge. I would like to give thanks to Jeff Russel from Teal automotive. I was lucky enough to have a semi clear road ahead of me or it would have been disastrous. I removed the fuel pump module from the fuel tank and found the real problem.