The Cummins 5292742 is the OEM replacement 180 Degree Thermostat is for the 4B ISB, 6B ISB and the1998.5 to 2002 Dodge Ram trucks with the 5.9L Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine. READ MORE >>
Dodge Ram 5.9L Cummins 180 Degree Replacement Thermostat
This Cummins Thermostat is an Original Equipment Manufacturer part which is the same part that was made and installed at the factory where the engine was produced. This is the most current and up to date replacement 180 degree thermostat available form Cummins.
This Cummins 5292742 180 Degree Thermostat applications:
- 1998.5 to 2002 Dodge Ram trucks with the 5.9L Turbo Diesel Engine.
- 2003 to 2007 Dodge Ram trucks with the 5.9L Turbo Diesel Engine.
- Cummins 4B ISB engines
- Cummins 6B ISB engines
The Cummins 180 Degree Thermostat Kit includes:
- Cummins 180 Degree Thermostat
- Cummins 180 Degree Thermostat Seal
The Cummins 5292742 180 Degree Thermostat Kit supersedes:
- Cummins 3967195
- Cummins 3946116
- Cummins 3943200
- Cummins 3935811
- Cummins 3954194 4isb
Replacement OEM Cummins 180 Degree Thermostat and Seal Kit is for the Dodge Ram Cummins powered trucks.
What does the Dodge Ram 180 Degree Thermostat do?
The Dodge Ram Cummins 180 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 your operating a Dodge Cummins 5.9L with a bad thermostat are 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 3967195 180 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.