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TSB 09-004-06

Accessory Drive Belt Chirp At Shut Down

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Date: March 31, 2006

Models: 2003 -2006 (DH/D1) Ram Truck (Diesel)

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a Diesel Engine, sale code ETH.

This bulletin involves installing an overrunning clutch pulley on the generator.

A chirping sound maybe heard coming from the accessory drive belt when the engine is
shut down.

If a customer indicates that the condition is present, perform the Repair Procedure.

Parts Required:
Qty. Part No. Description
1 05183490AA Overrunning Clutch Pulley

Special Tools/Equipment Required:

8823     Generator Shaft Holder

Repair Procedure: 
1.      Disconnect and isolate both negative battery cables.
2. Remove the air cleaner box.
3. Loosen the accessory drive belt and disengage it from the generator.
4. Remove the generator.
5. Remove the drive pulley from the generator.
6. Install the new drive pulley, p/n 05183490AA, using toll number 8823 to hold the
generator shaft. Tighten the nut to 80 Nm (60 ft. lbs.)
7. Install the generator. Tighten the bolts to 41 Nm (30 ft. lbs.)
8. Install the accessory drive belt.
9. Install the air cleaner box.
10. Connect the negative battery cables.

Policy:    Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

Time Allowance:

Labor Operation No:   Description Amount
08-05-01-98 Install Overrunning Clutch Pulley 0.5 Hrs.

Failure Code:

ZZ        Service Action

I would like to thank Bob Bergevin, Arthur Cantrall, Barry Drodge, David Lovell, Bill Maurits, and Steve for supplying the information for these bulletins. And a big thank you goes to Geno's Garage for making possible.


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