2003 Dodge Ram 5.7 oververhitting

How much horsepower does a 2003 Dodge Ram 5.7 Hemi have?

345 horsepower

The most powerful engine in the line is the new 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with hemispherical combustion chambers for improved airflow and burn. The new Hemi produces 345 horsepower and 375 foot-pounds of torque.

What engines were available in 2003 Dodge Ram?

There is a choice of engines that includes everything from the V-8 Hemi to a 305-horsepower, 8.0-liter V-10 to a turbocharged 5.9-liter six-cylinder diesel. There are two body styles – a two-door regular cab and the four-door Quad Cab.

What transmission does a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 HEMI have?

5.7-Liter Hemi Magnum V-8

Design Single overhead cam, 90° V-8
Economy 2WD: 14/19 – manual and automatic transmission; 4WD: 13/18 – manual transmission, 13/17 – automatic transmission
Bore and Stroke 3.92 x 3.58 (99.5 x 90.9)
Valve system Pushrod-operated overhead valves, 16 valves, hydraulic lifters with roller followers

What would cause a Dodge Ram 1500 not to start?

The most common reasons a Dodge Ram 1500 won’t start are a dead battery, an alternator problem, or failed starter.

How many miles will a 5.7 Hemi last?

5.7 Hemi engines are good for 250-300 000 miles and more if properly cared for and regular maintenance is carried out. Early models suffered from valve seat issues which were rectified after 2008. It’s not uncommon to find high mileage 5.7 Hemi trucks running around today.

Is a 5.7 Hemi fast?

5.7L HEMI® V8

With this powerful HEMI® upgrade, you’ll get a 0-60 mph of 5.2 seconds and a ¼ mile time of 13.7 seconds.

Is a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 a Hemi?

Under the hood lies Dodge’s all-new 5.7-liter overhead-valve Hemi Magnum V-8. Its 345 horsepower comes at 5400 rpm; peak torque (375 lb-ft) is available at 4200.

2003 Chevrolet Silverado SS 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Hemi
Max torque @ rpm 380 @ 4000 375 @ 4200
Transmission 4-speed automatic 5-speed automatic

How much can a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 carry?

Capacities ranged from a 1,420-pound payload in the Quad-cab, long bed SLT model with four-wheel drive to 1,780 pounds in the SLT short bed with rear-wheel drive. Ram 1500s with the 4.7-liter V-8 had a maximum towing capacity of either 8,350 or 8,450 pounds.

What generation Ram is a 2003?

Third generation

Third generation, 2003. Fourth generation, 2010. Current Ram 1500, .

Why does my 2003 Dodge Ram shut off?

Typically when an engine shuts off while under acceleration, it is caused by an instant reduction in fuel flow or an ignition system component that failed. Among the leading candidates include, fuel pump failure, fuel pump relay, or crankshaft or cam position sensor failure.

Why does my Dodge Ram crank but not start?

Problem Description. If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the “OK to start” signal.

How do you test a Dodge Ram TIPM?

One method that seems to work well, but not all the time, is to close the hood and turn the ignition key to the “RUN” position while waiting at least twelve seconds. The TIPM will collect the necessary vehicle configuration and VIN data from the PCM on its own.

What causes a TIPM to go bad?

Other factors like corroded contacts, compromised wiring and failing solenoids can cause stress to the TIPM power and ground control circuits. A weak battery or poor charging system can also cause problems. Like any computer module, prolonged unstable voltage conditions can cause the TIPM to fail.

What does resetting your TIPM do?

A hard reset is another non-destructive action that can reset the TIPM and clear codes and allow a used TIPM to work in a vehicle. This action is easily performed by anyone who can turn a wrench.

What is a TIPM failure?

Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) problems cause a wide array of electrical nightmares in Chrysler vehicles. Complaints include the the fuel pump failing to send fuel to the engine, the horn randomly going off, and airbags that randomly deploy.

How do you know if you have a bad TIPM?

Typical TIPM issues will look like your car has a mind of its own, the car will have difficulty starting, or won’t start, the doors may lock themselves for no reason, the car horn or alarm may go off when nothing set it off, your blinker will go on by itself etc.

Can you reset a TIPM?

If you mean to reset a TIPM, that can be done with a scan tool that has the capability like the Chrysler WiTech, etc. Disconnecting a battery will no longer clear critical modules.