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 > 3RD Generation Dodge Ram 2002 to 2008 Dodge Ram Trucks > Powertrain > 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics


Notices


Vendor Highlight! - Check these guys out for great deals on Parts and Accessories!
Addictive Desert Designs!
FGT Motorsport
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 09-07-2013, 12:01 AM
RogerRamJet's Avatar
RogerRamJet RogerRamJet is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Mansfield, TX
Age: 52
Posts: 17,495
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 RAM 1500
Trim Level: Sport 4X4 CC
Color: White
Engine: 2013-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 395hp 410lb/ft
Rep Power: 18
Rep:2968
RogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Not off hand, I don't. Bumping it to the top so someone else may see it.
__________________
Life is hard... It's harder if you're stupid!
Today is a good day to be a RAM owner!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-07-2013, 07:56 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

Just to add... Running around town today it died once and felt like it was going to die 2 other times. All three happened when backing out and going from reverse to drive. As soon as I started to pull away in drive the hesitation/dieing happened.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-12-2013, 08:19 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

I also have the airbag light on. It is on most of the time but every now and then will go away for a few minutes. I didn't think this was relevant but I happen to come across some other information that indicated some components in the airbag system (the clock spring) might cause issues with a TPS.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-14-2013, 05:24 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

Anyone have any ideas?
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 09-15-2013, 06:05 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

I tried a new IAC from autozone but I had a hard time keeping an idle. It would idle at @500 RPM and die every now an then. I put back in the original IAC and also put back in the original TPS since the new ones seemed to make the issue worse.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 09-29-2013, 05:01 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

Well, here's the story. One of the things I did a few months ago was to replace the O2 sensors. I used Bosch Premium. I couldn't remember if the stalling and wanting to stall happened before I replaced them or not. I put back in the original O2 sensors and the problem I had of wanting to die seems to have gone away. I post again if the problem comes back.

Also, and I have no idea why (any opinions would be appreciated), as soon as I put back the factory O2 sensors, by airbag light went out (has been on for a month or so solid). I think the airbag light originally came on some time after I replaced the sensors.

Thanks to those that took the time to respond to my posts. Hopefully this can help someone out.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-30-2013, 12:29 AM
RogerRamJet's Avatar
RogerRamJet RogerRamJet is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Mansfield, TX
Age: 52
Posts: 17,495
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 RAM 1500
Trim Level: Sport 4X4 CC
Color: White
Engine: 2013-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 395hp 410lb/ft
Rep Power: 18
Rep:2968
RogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond reputeRogerRamJet has a reputation beyond repute
Default

That's really weird about the airbag light. That's a real head scratcher...
__________________
Life is hard... It's harder if you're stupid!
Today is a good day to be a RAM owner!
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 10-01-2013, 04:44 PM
btah btah is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 14
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Color: black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
btah is on a distinguished road
Default

Airbag light has came on and went off a few times since. It appears to be an odd coincidence.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 10-15-2016, 04:41 PM
Maven05 Maven05 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Estonia
Age: 32
Posts: 100
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: White
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:37
Maven05 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by btah View Post
Airbag light has came on and went off a few times since. It appears to be an odd coincidence.
I saw on youtube that there is a connection on the back of a seat (driver or passenger) and that connections gets loose sometimes.
I have airbag on on my truck but I had dealership to fix it for me. It was a faulty connection.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 10-17-2016, 02:29 PM
Josiah91 Josiah91 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Arkansas
Age: 26
Posts: 5
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Black
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Josiah91 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by btah View Post
Airbag light has came on and went off a few times since. It appears to be an odd coincidence.
This has happened with my truck since I bought it. I am so used to it now that I don't even hear the "ding" most of the time when it comes on.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
iac, idle, idle air control valve, throttle position sensor, tps

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


Advertisement








All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:43 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors