Ram B1500, B2500, B3500, 1999-2003

Power Steering Pump


Fluid Level Check

Always clean the outside of the reservoir cover before removal.

  1. Level is checked with the engine OFF. Check fluid level with reference to the dipstick marks. Most are marked "FULL HOT" and "FULL COLD". Take system temperature into account.
  3. Clean the area around the power steering pump cap with a clean rag.
  5. Unscrew the cap and wipe off the dipstick.
  7. Reinsert the dipstick, screwing the cap all the way in. Remove and check level.
  9. Top up if needed, adding a little fluid at a time. Use fresh, clean power steering fluid only.

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Fig. Remove the power steering cap (which, in many cases, is clearly marked-as on this V10 engine)

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Fig. To check level, insert the dipstick and screw it all the way in

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Fig. The arrow indicates the "FULL COLD" level; the other side has the "FULL HOT" mark

NEVER add gear oil or automatic transmission fluid!

Fluid Recommendations

If it is necessary to add fluid, use Mopar® power steering fluid or its equivalent.

Use power steering fluid only. Do NOT use overfill.