If the filter is plugged with debris, fluid can't cycle through the transmission. Now, we'll carefully lower the pan down. . Now that we've given our gasket sealer some time to cure, we are going to torque all of the bolts. We'll repeat this process as necessary until the pan has finished draining.
Trying to leave work one day and put it in drive and nothing. You are going to want to support the bottom of the pan with your other hand while you remove the last bolt; this way it doesn't fall out. You can see that ours is pretty clean. However, if you don't need to upgrade your pan, or don't want to, you can use the same steps we are going to use to reseal, and reinstall this one on your old pan. We've started a bolt onto the end of our eight millimeter socket.
If you are re-installing your old pan, after you finish scrapping off all your gasket material, and ours is pretty close, we'll reinstall our magnet, spray some break cleaner onto a paper towel, and wipe the surface of the pan free of any oil or debris to make sure that our gasket material stays on there. You've come to the right place to get affordable quality Automatic Transmission Filters for your Dodge Ram 1500. Check if the particular gasket maker you are using has a cure time. Once we spread, it out, we'll wipe the excess off with a clean paper towel. Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. We are just above the cold mark.
You'll leave the drain bucket underneath the transmission, as it's still going to drip from all the wet surfaces inside the actual transmission. We hope this video helped you out. For more comfortable trips and worry-free automotive fixes, change components the moment they exhibit symptoms of failure. Your levels are all right. You can follow the link in the description. You can allow it to hang down, which creates a mess, and a much larger flow than we are going to get out of that drain plug.
Ours is actually in a pressurized can. Make sure you do have the right one before installing it, as the two-wheel drive does not go, as deep, and the four-wheel drive will not fit in a two-wheel drive pan. ? Be prepared, because there is still some transmission fluid in there. Once that bolt's out, we'll grab both ends of our sump filter evenly, and wiggle the pick up tube out of the transmission. You just don't want to use anything oily that will contaminate the new fluids that going to go into our transmission. If you're in doing a transmission service, or your filter has become clogged up, this new part, from 1A Auto, is going to go in, direct fit, just like your original equipment and fix you up right. Now on that note Go dodge and Scott Saunders in Denver Colorado were great, On the other hand, dealing with dodge was the worst ever experience I have ever had.
When servicing your transmission, make sure to replace your filter and pan seal. . Once it's laid on, we'll just spread it out. You can also use a clean rag. We are going to have to set it all the way down in order to clear the sump filter that's in here, and we'll lay it into our drain bucket, and finish pouring it out.
Just plur your Dodge Ram 1500 and Year into the Year Make Model selector above and when you search for a Automatic Transmission Filter Auto Parts Warehouse will only show you parts that fit your vehicle. Remove all the forward most bolts on the pan. Here are the items you'll need for this repair: 8mm socket, ratchet, socket extension, T25 Torx bit, drain pan, razor blade or scraper, rags or paper towels, brake cleaner, gasket maker, gloves, safety glasses, transmission fluid, transmission fluid funnel, torque wrench, jack and jack stands Raise and support your vehicle, and place the drain bucket under the front half of the transmission pan. But with just basic household supplies, we can get away with doing this with just a razor blade. We'll remove those entirely, and then slowly loosen the rear most bolts to make the front of the pan hang down and drain the fluid.
Torque the bolts to 105-inch pounds, which you could see I'm skipping every other bolt here to make sure that we go around evenly. This stuff is time sensitive so make sure you check the cure time on your particular gasket maker to ensure that you have sufficient time to spread this out, clear the bolt holes, and get it installed onto the transmission. As you can see, these parts are exactly the same. We'll lay the beat across go right across the bolt holes. Dodge did not want to give me a rental car because they had to figure out the issues first.
Line up the pan, being careful not to touch anything inside of the pan or anything that's going to contaminate that gasket maker. I bought a new truck to have something reliable. Change your malfunctioning automatic transmission filter with something that meets or surpasses Original Equipment Manufacturer technical standards. The key here is not to have a ton of excess gasket, as anything that runs over the sides on the outside when we crush this down is going to go into the pan the same way. Now, we can't get a Torx wrench in because of our aftermarket exhaust, but if you have access to yours, you'll want to Torx this to 40 inch-pounds. Ours is about 15 minutes, so we've installed all our bolts finger tight.
You may have the toothpaste tube style gasket sealer. Now that the pan has been removed, we can access this T25 Torx bolt at the back of our transmission sump filter, which is located right here. Make sure you get all that build up off because our new coat of gasket material will not stick to the old stuff. There's all the heavy build up out. See why we keep the drain bucket under there when we are working inside the transmission. Use a razor blade to scrape off this gasket material so we have a nice clean pan to reseal and reinstall onto our vehicle.