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My husband is replacing the water pump on our dodge ram

Customer Question

JA: Hi. What do you want help with?
Customer: my husband is replacing the water pump on our dodge ram 1500
JA: Has the vehicle ever overheated? And when was it last serviced?
Customer: what length bolts go where
JA: What year is your Ram 1500?
Customer: 2008
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Eric replied 1 month ago.


Ok, I need the exact engine size - 3.7L , 4.7L or 5.7L engine

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

New expert here. The service manual does not specify which bolt goes where. This will take some trial and error.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

Some bolts may bottom out and others wont be long enough.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

If you send me some pictures of where he is having the problem I can try my best to help.

Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

Hello again Dan here,

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