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First 60K Servicing Of The AS69RC In My 2018 RAM 4500 Cab & Chassis
Serviced the ol’ AS69RC in the 4500 Cab & Chassis today.
Not sure if the crossmember has been changed or if it’s a 4500 thang, but I was able to get a direct shot at those 4 pesky transmission pan bolts closest to the crossmember without even using a universal or swivel. Not lowering the crossmember was a huge timesaver over the same servicing of my previous 2014 RAM 3500.
Truck is currently at 59,516 miles and 1,065 drive hours.
I bought a new pan gasket just in case (68214914AA) but I eventually ended up reusing my old one like I did on my 2014 RAM 3500.
The truck got an OEM sump filter (68224232AA) and 10.5 quarts of Mobil 3309.
As with all of my previous sump filter changes on the AS69RC, I received a P0868 code (Transmission Fluid Pressure Low). I cleared it with my cheapie code clearer and all is well.
White Lightning will be ready for another few thousand miles.
2018 RAM 4500 Chassis Tradesman Crew Cab 60 C/A 4WD, 6.7L Cummins, AISIN AS69RC Transmission, 4.10 Axle Ratio, Chrome Appearance Group, Keyless Entry, Fog Lamps, Chrome Tubular Steps, 52+22 gallon fuel tanks, 5.0 Radio, Single Disc CD Player, 225/70R19.5 Firestone FD690s, Aluminum Wheels, Parkview Backup Camera, Trailer Brake Controller. Equipped with a CM SK Series flatbed w/B&W Turnover Ball. Purchased new April 23, 2018. Currently : 187,948 miles and 3,293 hours as of December 23rd, 2019 (Average Miles Per Hour = 57.1)
Last edited by gsbrockman; 10-21-2018 at 09:11 PM.