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Old 02-20-2012, 11:27 PM
mpepin1905 mpepin1905 is offline
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Vehicle: 2001 dodge ram v-10 8.0
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Engine: 1994-2001 488ci (8.0L) LA V10 300 hp 450lb/ft
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Hello anyone know about my dodge ram 2500 v10 gas engine with 45000 miles?
I have owned it for Six years and love it. However while driving on highway had sudden loss of power. Drove it home and found both cat converters melted. I replaced both but found cause of problem. Problem is two cylinders low compression and dumping fuel into cats. I was wondering if any knows if this engine is a non-interferance engine. Seems to me like the exhaust valves are stuck open. It does not sound like pistons hit valves. And A local Dodge dealer told me i need a new engine.
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