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I did some checking and found a related technical service bulletin concerning oil pressure for you truck. There is a software update avail. It covers multiple concerns and even adds water in fuel feature that was never activated previously.
Date: July 13, 2006
THE DRBIII FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN ARE AVAILABLE ON DealerCONNECT.
Models: 2003 - 2005 (DR / DH) Ram Truck
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 5.9L turbo diesel engine (sales codes ETC and ETH respectively).
Overview: This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Engine Control Module(ECM) with new software.
Symptom/Condition: The following enhancements are included with this software:
Here are the factory oil pressure specs as well:
CAUTION: If engine oil pressure is zero at idle, DO NOT RUN THE ENGINE.
The 10psi at idle is normal. Let me know if you need further info
I dont understand why you insist on accessing a website that you are not allowed to access. It is for factory and dealership personnel only. It is a secure web site. I have given you all the info about the bulletin, there isnt anything else to give you. The bulletin is in the first reply. All you need to do is go to the dealer and have it performed. Once again, here it the bulletin including all the info about how to perform it which the dealer needs to do. The excact number is XXXXX
Diagnosis:Using a Scan Tool (DRBIII) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available inTechCONNECT, verify all engine systems are functioning as designed. If DTCs arepresent record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceedingfurther with this bulletin.
If the vehicle operator describes or experiences the Symptom/Condition, perform the Repair Procedure.
Special Tools/Equipment Required:
NOTE: An updated J1962 cable has been released. This cable has a red colored connectorat the DRBIII connection. Use this cable whenever a flash is being performed.
NOTE: Whenever a controller is programmed, the software in the DRBIII must be programmedwith the latest revision level available.
NOTE: If this flash process is interrupted/aborted, the flash process should be restarted andthen follow the directions on the DRBIII.
FIGURE 1 - ENGINE DATA PLATE
NOTE: When reprogramming a Cummins ECM be sure to do the following:
NOTE: Due to the Cummins controller programming procedure, a DTC may be set inother modules (PCM, TCM, BCM, MIC, SKIM, etc.) within the vehicle, if so equipped.Some DTC's may cause the MIL to illuminate. Check all modules using "Module Scan",record the DTC'S, and erase these DTC's prior to returning the vehicle to the customer.Erase any DTC's In the PCM only after all other modules have had their DTC's erased.
NOTE: The following step is required by law.
FIGURE 2 - AUTHORIZED MODIFICATION LABEL
1 - ENGINE CONTROL MODULE P/N (INSERT P/N) USED2 - CHANGE AUTHORITY: TSB XX-XXX-XX3 - DEALER CODE: XXXXX4 - DATE: XX-XX-XX
Policy: Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.