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Old 04-26-2009, 10:00 AM
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I have a 1999 Ram 1500 5.9L. Some times ( not all the time though) I will be driving and it starts to (jerk) almost like it is missing. It will usually happen between 40-50 mph at between 2-3k rpm. When this starts to happen I can usually make it stop by stepping on the gas and increasing the rpms to above 3 k. The truck also seems very sluggish some mornings. Is there any advise you can give me on what to look for?
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Old 04-26-2009, 12:22 PM
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Not sure how many miles are on the truck but I suspect it's time to replace the fuel filter, plugs, wires and clean out the fuel system with a little cleaner.

Also, one primary cause of cold stalls is your EGR valve. They get carboned up and a bit sticky until they warm up. Eventually they plug up. It's an easy replacement and I'd look into that as well.

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I've combined both your threads into this one as they duplicate one another.

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