Starts idle low in mornings - DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums & Owners Club! - Ram Truck Forum
DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums & Owners Club! - Ram Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums & Owners Club! - Ram Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, & Solutions - Maintenance & Repair > 2ND Generation Dodge Ram 1994 to 2001 Dodge Ram Trucks > Powertrain > 5.2L V8 Specific Topics


Vendor Highlight! - Check these guys out for great deals on Parts and Accessories!
Thread Tools
Old 06-27-2013, 09:50 PM
smallstar smallstar is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Harrisburg PA
Posts: 4
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Trim Level: no idea
Color: White
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
smallstar is on a distinguished road
Send a message via ICQ to smallstar
Default Starts idle low in mornings

ram 1500, About a week ago when i started it in the morning truck idle was erratic. It will stall if you don't give a little gas. Just a rough idle. If you drive it right away it seems like it isn't getting gas for about 1/8 of a mile, then it evens out. then it drives normally the longer you are out. Next morning, same thing starts over.

It's odd because it went from running s very smooth and quiet, and over night it is running rough and starting hard. I thought it was a bad tank of gas.

Seems to be worse with the heavy rains, and humid air we have right now.

any ideas?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links


starts hard, weak idle

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:12 PM.

Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.