A centrally-mounted, gear-driven counter-rotating balance shaft, along with a split-pin crankshaft, reduces vibration. The engine does not do it in the Liberty due to wieght and gear ratios as well as the torque converter only locking up when the engine is out of the stage where it stutters. I have catalogs covering either model and year, and a comparison of part numbers can break down common parts if you find any challenges. The composite intake manifold has individually tuned runners for improved performance. This has been attributed to poor coolant passage design. You are going to need to do a bunch of research, and be prepared for surprises.
This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2002-2008. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 3rd Generation 2002-2008. In 2005, when the Multi-Displacement System cylinder deactivation was added, these mpg ratings increased by three more miles in the city and four more on the highway. You might need the trans cross member also? This would be the engine to have if your pickup truck use will be more casual. The hardest part of this swap is definitely the motor mounts, if only because the dimensions and fit aren't known. I have plenty of extra injector plugs and will send some to you if you want them. Has anyone found a solution? This is why some are checking into their states Lemon Law.
You paid hard earned money for it, why put up with it if it's not 100%? In 2002 Chrysler came out with the V6 version of this engine family when it introduced the 3. Molded plastic construction provides more air flow than a cast aluminum manifold with the same dimensions because of its smooth inner walls. New fan shroud will be needed as well. Here are some of the common. I havent done my reaseach on that yet, but shouldnt it just be plug and play? It can propel a standard cab Ram from 0 to 60 in seven seconds. Sharp noise like the belt snapped under the hood at 25 mph, but power steering, etc was fine.
The smaller V6 engine puts out 305 Horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Seems to be some sort of missing problem between such and such mph and some owners claim stalling when making stops. Items listed with service intervals in your. Engine Overheating and Blown Head Gaskets 4. Will the transmission hold up? Then lean it out a bit for better millage. Let us know how this works out.
Each has proven to be a reliable option, but in isolated cases, there have been some common problems recorded. According to the book the pin location for cylinder 7 injector is 2 on the connector and 13 for cylinder 8. Com, All Rights Reserved Any content that is not property of RamchargerCentral. Here are some of the common issues reported by owners. I did get another harness as a spare and ended up removing what I needed and adding it to the V8.
So guys, what's your input? When I bought my Dak I traded in a '87 Jeep Cherokee 4. Rapid, complete combustion maximizes the amount of energy in a given amount of fuel that is transferred to the piston as useful work. We have 1 highly trained technician build your engine from start to finish. The vehicle currently has 6,000 + miles on it and as far as I know has no other issues with the rotors, ball joints, etc. In your post you talk about the 5.
I run one on the wife's minivan also, which is where i noticed CoT issue described below. Items listed with service intervals in your. For pricing please use the Engine Search tools above or call us toll free 1-800-422-6022. I made that exact engine swap myself and went through a lot of anguish learning all of this. There should be not issues with these model years, but if any parts do differ, these recycling industry guides will outline the parts needed.
There are also other problems listed with this engine. I don't think that I've heard of any transmission problems around here yet, but we'll just have to wait and see if the problems been fixed. Promar Engine's quality control is second to none. You'll need a computer and engine harness for that motor. Will the transmission hold up? Nov 05, 2011 Has anyone made this work yet? Tester Marc Rozman wrote: I did the spark plug testing for Champion when they came in; I was doing calibration work for the 3. The engine swap should be easy.
Found the 2 rocker arm laying at the bottom of the cover but undamaged. So yeah your big and not aerodynamic but a 5. Oh well, Live and learn. I am a mechanic and i know how to do the swap i just dont want to have a problem when i get the inspection done. What about the cam gear on the left side. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors. If you experience this ticking sound coming from your 3.
Here are some of the common. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 3rd Generation 2002-2008. Most parts interchange between the two. Another issue is whether the brackets on the engine cradle can themselves support the weight of the 4. I replaced the starter and have encountered the same issue. This numbers were raised in 2008 to 310 hp and 330 ft.