Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Transfer case, if equipped
     
    Transmission
     
    Pressure plate. Loosen the bolts evenly in 1 / 2 turn steps.
     
    Clutch disc

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    Fig. Pressure plate torque sequence

    Pressure plate torque sequence
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc and pressure plate. Tighten the pressure plate bolts evenly in 1 / 2 turns to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm) for 2001; 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) for 2002-04 V6 and V8, or 23 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Transmission
     
    Transfer case, if equipped
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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