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02-14-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 98,014
Posted By Hummin Cummins

I can say. The water pumps last about 115,000...

I can say. The water pumps last about 115,000 miles each with solid driving (very little idling). I should clarify that the mating o-ring gasket is what appeared to fail (not the pump itself); I...
02-14-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,760
Posted By Hummin Cummins

With the revised/updated parts from DC/Dodge/Ram...

With the revised/updated parts from DC/Dodge/Ram Trucks.

Mine were all broke and cracked. New ones still working good (better than new).
01-14-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

You know that feeling Of uncertainty Best of...

You know that feeling Of uncertainty

Best of luck and let us know what it Turns out to be

Hopefully Dc will be able to point out the possible factory problem and not one of the add-ons
01-12-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Lift pump is easy to replace if mounted on the...

Lift pump is easy to replace if mounted on the gram under the front of the cab.

If in tank it's a Little more effort
01-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Lift pump is good it sounds. I never ran mine...

Lift pump is good it sounds. I never ran mine long enough to see if it stops with a timer. I know it will run long enough (more than 15 sec) to fill the fuel bowl.

Pausing like that leads me to...
01-12-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Oops

Oops
01-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Skim key issue appears to be this: ...not my...

Skim key issue appears to be this:
...not my words

...Most likely it was code
B1A25 (invalid skim key). There are multiple suspected causes for this to be happening. It has been said that a...
01-10-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

When common rail pressure is tested Dodge...

When common rail pressure is tested Dodge actually load tests the engine and cycles it's abillities
01-10-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Relief valve is checked while measuring common...

Relief valve is checked while measuring common rail pressure...at same time cp3 is checked.

I know DC garage can check it. Cummins garage can't as the engine software is accessed by DC software...
01-10-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

How's your turbo and boost? ...is it a...

How's your turbo and boost?

...is it a complete stumble to no motor at all?
...or a lack of power but still motor pulling? If this is the case could be loss of boost through bad turbo, turbine...
01-10-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Yes. The lever will drain the fuel...

Yes.

The lever will drain the fuel bowl...water and fuel

It's +/- a quart I think. Usually drain it into my oil pan...but the fuel/water runs out the front axle tubes an pumpkin...makes a...
01-10-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 97,635
Posted By Hummin Cummins

My 03 2500 has never had any problems. I've...

My 03 2500 has never had any problems.

I've run it with stock suspension so far to 240000 miles and am consistently on interstate to 80mph and back roads to 50-60mph.

Have replaced:
- ball...
01-10-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

I heard the new 6.7 pumps will pull the fuel...

I heard the new 6.7 pumps will pull the fuel filter apart and into the injection pump if the fuel filter is blocked...best to change fuel filter with oil changes.
01-10-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

That's a good point. The 03 doesn't have the in...

That's a good point. The 03 doesn't have the in tank system...03 has a frame mounted electric pump near the fuel filter

The hit/miss of the situation makes it strange. My 96 Chevy 6.5 had that...
01-10-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,157
Posted By Hummin Cummins

I'm still thinking fuel rail pressure is low ...

I'm still thinking fuel rail pressure is low

Lift pump is easy to check. Remove filter, put in new filter, put on lid, turn on key until stops, turn off key, remove fuel cover lid. See if fuel...
01-09-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,302
Posted By Hummin Cummins

With diesels it's either electric or fuel: ...

With diesels it's either electric or fuel:

ELECTRIc

...given it turns over I doubt it's any of these but worth checking

Check the key switch. If there are a lot of keys on your key ring it...
01-06-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,760
Posted By Hummin Cummins

I've been doing the ole'...don't replace an item...

I've been doing the ole'...don't replace an item unless it breaks routine.

My diesel mechanic and I discussed the pulleys. He said he's yet to see them go bad...even on rigs up to 350,000.

I...
01-03-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,247
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Well... ...at about 50 degrees and below is...

Well...

...at about 50 degrees and below is when the engine generally starts on the grid heater

Is he waiting to start the truck until the yellow illuminated pig tail light in the dash turns...
01-03-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,760
Posted By Hummin Cummins

2012 logistics update

2012 logistics update

- Still really enjoy this rig..!

Now have 240,000 miles on it. Still running strong, uses no oil.

- had drivers side cloth (SLT) seat bottom reformed and...
01-03-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,760
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Repost

Repost
11-13-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,760
Posted By Hummin Cummins

2011 Logistics Update

Now at 220,000 Miles

- Nothing big to report since the last.

- Replaced Alternator at 218,000 miles

- felts inside the heater box which keeps the flappers from rattling at idle have...
11-04-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Shouldnt have to add any elixors or make majic...

Shouldnt have to add any elixors or make majic potions to run the engine properly.

Check to see if you have the flash.
11-04-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,399
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Absolutely a u-joint. Rear driveshaft 2...

Absolutely a u-joint.

Rear driveshaft 2 Piece precision (takes 2 or 3, verify) Precision #351 - greaseable
Front driveshaft Cardan H joint (takes 2) Precision #232 - sealed
Front driveshaft @...
11-04-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,399
Posted By Hummin Cummins

Check the rear driveshaft U-joints. That's...

Check the rear driveshaft U-joints.
That's where mine came from (I think it was the one at the end of the transmission was loose axially ((not rotationally)) as the plastic bushings in the cups wore...
11-04-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,969
Posted By Hummin Cummins

My 03 rig use to do this until I got the 'low...

My 03 rig use to do this until I got the 'low power' flash (I think it's the most recent flash from DC).

It sounded like an engine flutter, wasn't a full miss.

Had something to do with the...
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