Category: Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2017 Ecodiesels Approved for Sale

The Ecodiesel is back! In late July the EPA gave official approval for Fiat-Chrysler to resume selling model year 2017 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel models.  This bring to a close what at first some assumed to be a “Dieselgate Part 2” follow up to VW, complete with buybacks and fines.  However, according ...

Ram 1500 Ecodiesel Fuel Filter Change

Related Parts: Fuel Filter (Ram Ecodiesel) Fuel Filter Wrench (Ram EcoDiesel)  

RAM 1500 Ecodiesel Approved Oils

This summer, Dodge changed the oil specifications for the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. While we’re not sure of the exact reason for the change–it could have to do with more frequent DPF regeneration–all oils must fit the following specs: FCA Material Standard MS-10902 and the API CJ-4 or ACEA E9/E7 or ACEA A3/B4 The service bulletin is ...

How to Install Ram 1500 Cabin Filter

2016   This video shows you how to retrofit a cabin filter on your Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.

Ram 1500 Block Heater Cord Installation

Did you know that your Ram 1500 was equipped with a block heater from the factory but without a cord to plug it in?  It only takes about 5 minutes to install the cord, just follow this video.

The Best Diesel Fuel Additives

There are many, many different fuel additives available for diesels. A quick google search or a stroll down the aisle at your local parts store will give you plenty of options from which to choose.  Are they necessary and which one is the best?

Brake Rotor Basics

On modern VWs, whenever you replace your brake pads, you should also replace your brake rotors. This is because brake rotors become scored from use, and a pad might not seat correctly on a worn rotor. Below we highlight a few key characteristics of brake rotors and show you what to look for when buying.

How to Tell If Your Turbocharger Has Failed

We often hear from customers who call saying their turbocharger has failed because it “isn’t creating boost” or “isn’t boosting” etc. In response, we have created these rules of turbocharger failure.