NOTE: The CUMMINS 3946849 190° Thermostat for the 1998.5 to 2002 Dodge Ram 5.9L Cummins Diesel Engine is a Non-Returnable Part! Please make sure you have ordered the correct Cummins Thermostat for your Dodge Ram diesel trucks.
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Engine: 5.9L Cummins
Item Number: Cummins 3946849
Make: Dodge Ram
Model: 2500 | 3500
Year: 1998.5 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002
Manufacturer Part No: Cummins 3946849
Product Application: 1998.5 to 2002 Dodge Ram 2500, 3500, trucks with the 5.9L Cummins
FAQ: What does the Dodge Ram 190 Degree Thermostat do? The Dodge Ram Cummins 190 degree Thermostat allows low-temperature coolant from the radiator into the engine to keep the operating temperature within a predetermined range.
What are the warning signs that you may have a defective thermostat? The warning signs that you are operating a Dodge Cummins 5.9L with a bad thermostat is the inability to generate engine heat or the operation of high engine coolant temperatures. These are signs the thermostat is now stuck in the open or closed position. A defective thermostat will cause the engine to operate below the correct operating temperature or overheat.
What is the best advice on how to correct these symptoms? If you are currently experiencing any of these symptoms its time to replace the Cummins 3946849 190 Degree Thermostat yourself in order to alleviate this issue.
What if I choose a lower-priced Thermostat? The use of a less expensive thermostat is a prime example of you get what you pay for. The Cummins turbo diesel is designed for peak operating performance when it runs at the correct operating temperature. We have had many customers purchase the OEM Cummins thermostat after learning this lesson.
Part Number 3946849
Product Note: The use of the proper Cummins thermostat is required in order to maintain optimum engine efficiency and trouble-free operation!