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Old 02-07-2011, 06:23 PM
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Hey guys this is my first post, im 21 live in jersey and im a union carpenter. in December i crashed my 00 silverado and bought a 2011 dodge ram 1500. i went with a dodge because i was always a fan of dodges and really like the looks of the trucks. beside that there interior and ride greatly improved. i honestly think chevy would have been the safe bet i think there trucks last long and give up less problems. but on the same note my dads dodge (01... 5.2 laramie) went to 245k before he traded it in on cash for clunkers to get a prius. he still has a dodge he bought used. anyway im here with my new dodge and i love it for the most part. so far ive had some computer part for the 4 wheel drive replaced because i got the serv4wheel light to come on 3 times and it wouldnt go into 4x4. they also forgot to install the garage door opener. i have a solid fold tonneau cover on the truck and today i put a flowmaster 50 on the truck. it sounds good and i left the stock dual molded into the bumper so it still looks good but now the truck ticks when it sits and idles for a few minutes. anyone know what that may be from? i know that is going on but the rest may be in my head... it doesnt feel as responsive or aggressive. when i step on the gas in park it seems like it takes forever to drop down to a idle again. i still have the stcok muffler so that may be going back on it. tomorrow i will be getting the front windows tinted to match the back also.

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Hey congrats on the new Ram! Welcome to the forum. Is the ticking noise coming from the motor or the exhaust? If it is coming from the exhaust you should check that everything is tight it might be loose. I had that happen to me so it was an easy fix. You might be loosing some of the flow causing it too feel off. I had the same thing happen to me which is kinda funny.

Usually when the truck is in park and you rev it up it does take a while to come back down. I believe that is normal.
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I think it sounds like you have an exhaust leak as well. I've noticed, however, that the Hemi seems to have quite a bit of what I believe to be injector noise at idle though. Kinda sounds like valve clatter.
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it sounds like its coming from the engine. it sounds like everytime all 8 cylinders fire off it ticks once. how can i find out if there is a leak usualy i can hear it.
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it sounds like its coming from the engine. it sounds like everytime all 8 cylinders fire off it ticks once. how can i find out if there is a leak usualy i can hear it.
If you can't hear the exhaust blowing, check for carbon around any couplings.

The noise you describe sounds like injectors to me however.
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