DATE: February 13, 2015
Squeak Noise From Spare Tire Winch
This bulletin involves inspecting the tire winch for proper operation and applying lube.
|2014-2015||(VF)||Ram Pro Master|
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before October 21, 2014 (MDH 1021XX).
The customer may experience one or both of the following conditions:
- Squeak noise in the rear of the vehicle.
- Unable to lower or raise the spare tire.
If the customer describes the symptom/condition listed above, perform the Repair Procedure.
|1 (AR)||05019061AA||Nye® Synthetic Lubricant|
NOTE: Each tube of Nye® synthetic lubricant will service approximately 25 vehicles.
SPECIAL TOOLS/EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
|9615A Or Equivalent||Pitman Shaft Puller|
- Start to lower the spare tire, only loosen the winch 3 to 4 turns.
NOTE: The spare tire winch is located behind the right rear tire, under the vehicle.
- Did the spare tire lower?
- Yes >>> Proceed to Step #4.
- No >>> Proceed to Step #3.
- Reach under the vehicle, grab the tire and move it around to free it from the undercarriage.
- Lower the tire all the way and remove it from the winch.
- Raise the vehicle on the hoist and visually inspect the anti-chip coating. Check for sags or excessive coating that caused the tire to bind in the opening, see (Fig. 1).
Fig. 1 Anti Chip Coating
1 – Excessive Anti-Chip Undercoating
- Carefully trim off any excessive coating making sure not to remove to much of the coating.
- Lubricate the shaft on the winch spring seat, to help reduce rattle and or squeaks in the rear of the vehicles.
- Use a pitman shaft puller to help compress the spring. Position the puller as seen in (Fig. 2).
Fig. 2 Puller Correctly Installed On Seat
Use Pitman Shaft Puller, 9615A or equivalent
- Hand tighten the puller to gain access to the lower part of the bushing, see (Fig. 3).
Fig. 3 Spring Compressed On Seat
Hand Tighten Only
- Pull up on the bushing to expose the lower part of the bushing.
- Spread lube around the lower part of the bushing, see (Fig. 4).
Fig. 4 Lube Lower Part Of Bushing
1 – Bushing
- Loosen and remove pitman shaft puller.
- If needed, reposition the cables closer to the body by pushing the cables up until they are about 2 inches from the floor.
- Lower the vehicle and put the spare tire back on the winch.
- Cable must be located between the floor pan and tire, see (Fig. 5).
Fig. 5 Correct Winch Cable Location Is Next To floorpan
1 – Winch Cables
- Raise the spare tire with the tire winch. When the tire has been lifted completely a yellow mark will appear in the winch window, see (Fig. 6).
Fig. 6 Location Of Winch Window
1 – Winch Window With Yellow Mark
CAUTION: If the yellow mark is not visible, the winch may not properly secure the spare tire.
- Visually inspect the spare tire winch cables, they should be tight to the undercarriage.
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
|Labor Operation No:||Description||Skill Category||Amount|
|22-25-08-90||Winch, Spare tire Clean and Lube (0 – Introduction)||4 – Chassis||0.4 Hrs.|
DATE: February 13, 2015
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