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Old 01-26-2013, 03:26 PM
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Hello this is my first posting here because I cant seem to find an answer on the internet to my issue.

1) I recently bought a 2005 dodge 1500 quad cab 4x4 with a 4.7l at auction. I noticed on the way home that the truck will not hold cruise setting on the highway. It accelerates fine shifts smooth drops into OD (about 1850rpm at 65 mph) I set the cruise and it will hold if for a few seconds then the speedo starts to drop and I can feel the accelerator going further and further to the floor till it up shifts to 3000 to speed back up then back down to OD and it will bounce back and forth from there. If I just use my foot I can maintain 65mph in OD all day long but I am getting tired of this. The only time it will stay in OD with cruise is with a tailwind. I have checked fluid that is it. Any ideas??

2) Gas mileage is HORRIBLE!!! 12-13mph Is this normal with a 4.7l engine. My hemi of the same year got 17 all day long. Anything I need to be looking at here to improve this.

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Trans or electrical issue take it too the dealer
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Take it to a stealership no thanks I'll check with the tranny shops around the area.
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