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dirty97ram 04-25-2013 07:03 AM

smoking and stalling at times
 
I got a 97 1500 5.9 it was burning a ton of oil so I pulled the heads and of course they were junk so I got a set of reman heads got them on new plenum gasket and all still smoking a bit when in higher rpms and when I downshift. then when it sits and I start it it will pour smoke.


the other problem im having that idk about is it randomly stalls with no warning and wont start back up unless I let it sit for 5-10 mins then runs fine like nothing happened

any help with either problem would be great

whilightning 04-25-2013 10:12 AM

I've seen this exact problem before, as it seems to be common with 2nd gen 5.9's. I hope this can help:
-seafoam your brake booster&gas
-clean your air filter
-clean your PCV valve
-*check your battery connection* dodges are touchy with the battery
If that doesnt fix it quick, i would look at your idle air controller valve or O2 sensor . My friend had to retune his TPS and the IAC. 02 and perge valve could be replaced if all else fails.


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