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TSB 07-08-98

Diesel Engine Overheating

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Date: Dec 11, 1998

Models: 1998 - 1999 BR/BE Ram Truck

NOTE: THIS INFORMATION APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 24 VALVE CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE WITH AN ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER (ESN) 56512007 OR PRIOR.

Symptom/Condition:

 Some vehicles may overheat or run hotter than normal.  In some cases DTC P0217 - DECREASED ENGINE PERFORMANCE DUE TO ENGINE OVERHEAT may be set.

Diagnosis:

 If a vehicle is brought in for an overheat condition, check the ESN to determine if the engine falls within the build range. If it DOES NOT, continue with normal cooling system diagnosis. If it DOES fall within the range, perform the repair procedure.

Parts Required:

1   05015090AA     thermostat

Repair:

This bulletin involves replacing the thermostat with a revised part.

1. Replace the thermostat with p/n 05015090AA following all service manual Cautions, Warnings, and procedures.

Notes:

Policy:    Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

Time Allowance:

Labor Operation No:    07-40-01-92 ................................ 0.4 Hrs.

Failure Code: P8    New Part

The ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER is the Cummins number and is located ON THE ENGINE.  Consult your owners manual or service manual for the location.  Do NOT confuse this with the VIN.


Thanks to Bob Bergevin and Barry Drodge for providing this TSB information

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