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Is the pinion nut on a 2004 dodge ram left or right handed thread

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It's counter clock wise. Getting it lose will be hard but it can be done. What I do is clamp vise grips on the pulley then unbolt fan.

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SOURCE: Blinker showing up on right side when left side is signaled to come on on my 2004 Dodge Ram Hemi

either the multifunction switch is bad or the wiring harness for the blinker is worn threw in the steering column, take it to a shop before you burn up the wirng harness, even if it's fuesd it can still melt thewires and cost a ton of money to fix.

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SOURCE: what size is the axle nut on the 2004 dodge ram

The size is between 1 1/8 in to 1 1/2 in.

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SOURCE: I'm trying to remove the axle nut on my 1999 Dodge

sould be standard left to loosen,, make sure you soak it with PB blaster or Kroil,, I've spun the nuts, before(plow trucks) and had to buy the stub shaft(dealer only $$$) and new U joints,, Keep soaking it!!! Hub bearings are pricey also,, good luck,, You will have to use the jaws to pull it off, and the bolts on the back side, soak those,, I ve separated the hubs before, and then i ve had some come off easy,, Good luck,, total fix $350-$1200 per side. keep soaking, is all i'm saying...

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SOURCE: I need the torque specs

The pinion nut does not have a torque spec. as in how tight the nut is. The amount of torque is measured in bearing preload. You will need a "torque to rotate" torque wrench. If you are using new bearings the torque spec. is 15-25 in. lbs. If you are using your old bearings the torque spec. is 10-20 in. lbs to rotate. To measure this you will need to tighten the nut in small increments then use the torque to rotate wrench to turn the pinion without the carrier/ ring gear installed. Repeat until desired torque is reached.

Posted on Jan 29, 2011

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I`m changing the water pump in my 1999 dodge ram 1500, but I can`t lose the fan nut that is attach to the water pump.please help.


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