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  1. 1987 B250 318 5.2 L Ignition switch/key problems?

    Dodge/RAM Van & Cargo Truck Forums
    Hi all. First post here. Thanks in advance for any help. Van has been running great, just came back from a long camping trip where we put just under 2000 km's on it. It sat for a few days after the trip and I came to find the battery dead yesterday morning. That could have been one of my kids...
  2. 94 B250 rear door replacement

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Ive got a B250 that has the rear door that needs replaced,its badly bent and wont close correctly letting in water, but im having a hard time finding one. Would anyone happen to know if I would be able to use a diffrent vehicles door that would be compatible? Thanks so much
  3. locking or non-locking torque converter

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi all I have a 1992 b250, 5.2L engine with a 46RH transmission. We just drove the old boy from Florida all the way up to Canada, passing through death valley, yosemite, sequoia and yellowstone national parks. Quite the adventure. Anyway, I'm having some trouble with my transmission. I'm...
  4. Hesitation/Stalling When Gas Pressed In Gear

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi, I'm a 1984 Dodge B250 5.2L 318 owner. I've been having a stalling/hesitation issue for about a month now, and I'm basically at my wits end for figuring out whats going on or what to fix. I will try to give a detailed history and overview of the issue and hope that someone might be able to...
  5. '87 b250 fuel tank sending unit for 35gal Tank

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Looking to replace the sending unit in my 35 gal tank because of suspected fuel delivery issues. However I can only find the sending unit for the 22gal tank, which only has 2 nipples, 1 for the delivery and one for fuel return. Mine has a 3rd for the fuel filler neck, plus mounts on the top of...
  6. A few Carb Questions 318 Holly 2 barrel R40172

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    I pulled my carb off for a rebuild, on my 87 b250 with 5.2 318. that's when I noticed both idle adjustment needles are missing. Does anyone know if it's possible to order just the adjustment needles for the holly 2 barrel carbs? I've talked to my local parts stores all they can find are the...
  7. engine issues with new 1992 b250 purchase

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi all I'm new to the forum and this is my first post. I recently moved to the USA from Australia for work and whilst here I decided to buy a van so I could do some road trips and sight seeing. So I bought a 1992 dodge ram b250 conversion van with a 5.2L v8 engine. When I bought it I knew it...
  8. Body work advice

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi ! Since the weather starts to get a bit better here I'm looking at doing some small body repairs on our camper. I find there are a lot of scratches more or less deep (no metal showing) and some dings where some rust starts to get visible as well as a hole and a top joint (joint between the...
  9. Holley 2280 to Holley 6280

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    I have an '87 dodge b250, 318 2BBL. Pulled a Holley 2280 out of it and was in the process of rebuilding it, but found an offer I couldn't refuse on a Holley 6280. My question for all you wonderful folks out there is whether I can just swap this in with some minor wiring (Additional bowl...
  10. Accumeter oscillates on start

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    (I meant Ammeter... sorry) Hi, We're leaving for our big trip next week so had to do a test drive this weekend. All seems fine except one thing. When I start, the ammeter oscillates quite a lot for about 5-10 minutes. The oscillation is quite large (let's say +3 to -3) at start and it settles...
  11. B250 1986 full wiring diagrams

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    In search of my electrical problem I've scanned in a PDF file all the wiring diagram section of my FSM (Not the Flying Spaghetti Monster mind you...!) I will print some and highlight the places that I suspect / validate. If any of you are interested, feel free to drop me a line. Have a great...
  12. Front transmission leak

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hello again, I have yet a new problem with the van. It seems that the leak I have isn't from the back seal that was just changed but the front one. I've started the van, put it in neutral after 5 minutes and looked under it and there was already a patch of oil on the ground about 6 inches...
  13. Left pull while braking B250 1896

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi again, Just got the van back from the garage this weekend so I went for a drive to test everything. The good news is that I now have heat (new thermostat) and gaz gauge (new float in tank) plus new upper ball joints and alignment. The bad thing, as the title says, is that it is pulling to...
  14. Tire choice for 6 week roadtrip ?

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi there, So, Bob is at the garage now, being checked up. Everything seems to look not to bad. Only minor repairs that I could not do in the driveway. Not to mention we still had snow saturday... about 3 inches :crying So, the big day is about one month away and we'll leave this cold place to...
  15. Carburetor service project

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi, After finding that the EGR and O2 sensor are deleted from my van, I decided to tackle the adjusting of the carb. I've been reading a lot online (here ! You guys are awesome) and in the FSM and took pictures. From what I see, I've got a Holley 2280 carb on my B250 1986 5.2L. I wanted to...
  16. Fuel filter location and air filter seating

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi there, I just changed the engine air filter and find it seems to be a bit to high. Are we supposed to tighten the bolt real tight ?? The filter doesn't seem to fit evenly as one side of the cover doesn't seal correctly. Is this normal or problematic ? Also, I'm trying to find the fuel...
  17. Unable to get codes b250 1986

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Hi, Many of you here talk about the "key dance" used make the computer spit out codes on your van. I tried for 15 minutes tonight to no avail... I event changed the lamp for the Check EGR light but no success. Let's say the ignition switch is this way : 0 - Lock, 1- Key insertion/removal...
  18. New Campwagon B250 van, new problems ! (gauges, temp control, wipers...)

    Dodge B-Series Vans 1971 - 2003
    Greetings to all of you. I wish to say that this site is wonderful and that I've learned a lot already. So, I just bought a new 1986 B250 Van converted as a camper by Campwagon. On the first ride, it died on the road due to a dead alternator and regulator. This have been changed and it now sits...