This Chilton Dodge B150, 250, 350, Ram Van 1500, 2500 Repair Manual is the most comprehensive DIY repair guide on the market. The easy-to-use design is the preferred guide of DIY mechanics throughout the world. Whether you're working on a U.S. or Canadian model of Dodge-Chrysler full-size vans, you'll find the information and resources you need to complete a variety of Dodge Ram van repair and service projects. Chilton manuals are written for automotive enthusiasts and cover a full range of topics from routine maintenance to engine overhauls, body work, chassis electrical systems, wiring and more. This manual does include wiring diagrams.
This Chilton DIY repair manual covers 1989-1998 Dodge B150, B250, B350, Ram Van 1500 and 2500 Full-Size Vans, including Cutaway and Motor Home Chassis - U.S. and Canadian models.
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Book Excerpt: 1989-1998 Dodge B150, 250, 350, Ram Van 1500, 2500 Full-Size Van Repair Manual
(See Figures 5, 6 and 7)
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Label and disconnect the distributor electrical harness.
NOTE: On some engines, it may be necessary to label and remove the distributor wires and cap in order to gain clearance to remove the distributor.
- Remove the distributor cap and position it aside with the ignition wires still attached.
- Match mark the position of the rotor to the distributor housing and the distributor housing to the engine.
- Remove the distributor hold-down bolt and clamp.
- Remove the distributor from the engine.
NOTE: Before installation, inspect the distributor O-ring and drive gear for wear and/or damage. Rotate the distributor shaft to make sure it moves freely, without binding.
ENGINE NOT DISTURBED
- Install the distributor, aligning the distributor housing and rotor with the matchmarks made during removal.
- Install the distributor hold-down bolt and clamp. Only snug the bolt at this time.
- Connect the distributor electrical harness.
- Install the distributor cap and wires.
POWER BRAKE BOOSTER | REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
(See Figures 8 and 9)
- Remove the rear anti-lock valve, combination valve and master cylinder.
- Disconnect the vacuum hose from the power booster.
- On transverse mounted boosters, remove the pivot bolt, O-ring and nut that attach the booster rod to the bell crank.
- On inline mounted boosters, remove the steering column knee bolster for access to the brake pedal. Remove the clip that attaches the pushrod and disconnect the pushrod from the brake pedal.
- Remove the power booster attaching nuts and remove the booster.
- Install the power booster and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
- On inline mounted boosters, connect the pushrod to the brake pedal and install the clip. From inside the vehicle, install the steering column knee bolster.
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Subject: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Dodge B150, 250, 350, Ram Van 1500, 2500 service, maintenance, and repair instructions.
ISBN-10: 0801989663 | ISBN-13: 9780801989667 | Chilton 20422
TABLE of CONTENTS:
Introduction: About this manual | Introduction | Vehicle identification numbers | Maintenance techniques, tools and working facilities | Buying parts | Jacking and towing | Anti-theft audio system | Booster battery (jump) starting | Conversion factors | Automotive chemicals and lubricants | Safety first! | Troubleshooting
- Tune-up and routine maintenance
- Engine and overhaul procedures
- Cooling, heating and air-conditioning systems
- Fuel and exhaust systems
- Engine electrical systems
- Emissions control systems
- Suspension and steering systems
- Chassis electrical system
- Wiring diagrams