Dreaded Check Engine Light

Modern vehicles are typically great, but they are also complex, computer-controlled, and sometimes have unexplained gremlins. Thankfully I was able to clear these codes on my 2014 Ram 2500 crew cab, on the second attempt, and they’ve stayed away for the last 10 days. There were zero drivability problems, and who knows what triggered the errors. Fingers crossed. Tell ’em you saw … Read More

Dodge Ram Cummins 30 month oil change interval

  Changing the oil in my fourth generation Ram/Cummins trucks (and Toyota 4Runner) is so easy with the NoSpill Systems drain plug kit; I love them. The gallon freezer bag trick also works great to capture the oil filter, which is easily accessed through the wheel well on manual transmission fourth generation Rams. This Chevron Delo 400 5W-40 oil had … Read More

Cummins Fuel Filters

See a dealer for “fuel system service required” because the fuel filters need to be replaced?  No thanks, I’ll do it faster, better, and cheaper myself, with OEM Mopar/Fleetguard filters I buy from Geno’s Garage. The billet aluminum fuel filter canister cap in the engine compartment is also from Geno’s Garage. Tell ’em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net Please consider becoming … Read More

Churchill County, Nevada, Dec. 2020

A brief afternoon scouting adventure, looking for nearby overnight camping opportunities. James Langan, December 2020 Tell ’em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net Please consider becoming a patron. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved