DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Help Zone - Dodge Ram Problems, Complaints, & Solutions - Maintenance & Re > 2ND Generation Dodge Ram 1994 to 2001 Dodge Ram Trucks > Powertrain > 5.9L V8 Specific Topics


Notices


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 10-07-2012, 11:12 PM
KawiRider210 KawiRider210 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: wisconsin
Posts: 1
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Ram
Color: red
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
KawiRider210 is on a distinguished road
Exclamation HELP!!! mechanical problems dont have a clue

new guy by the way

TRUCK: 1998 dodge ram 1500 5.9l v8 i believe

1. the truck runs fine intill i hit around 40mph and than it starts running really weird. I can give it more gas and it doesnt do it but than the next thing i know im going 70. I dont know what it could be it sounds like its running out of gear but it isnt the rpms are lower than they are in other gears plz help.


2. Every time i start it theres like a wish washing noise. i dont have a clue what that could be either plz help got this truck 2 days ago.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 10-07-2012, 11:16 PM
99gp's Avatar
99gp 99gp is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 1,520
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 dodge ram 1500 reg cab
Trim Level: SLT Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:155
99gp has a spectacular aura about99gp has a spectacular aura about
Default

Welcome to forumZ. I am sorry to hear that your already having problems with your new truck. I am not much help with this kind of problem, but there are many people on this forum that are very helpful.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-09-2012, 08:40 PM
Screamintrashcan Screamintrashcan is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Alston, MI (BRRrrr)The shores of Gitche Gume
Age: 56
Posts: 456
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 95 & 98 1500 Ram 4x4s
Trim Level: SLT & Sport
Color: 1 Blk,1 Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:36
Screamintrashcan is on a distinguished road
Default

Sorry Kawarider, I don't understand what you are describing, need more specifics. #1. Concerning #2, pretty common to have that washout sound in your heater core upon startup, I've always had it in both of mine, I have read that if you put the truck on a major league incline, and service the radiator fully, and never open the cap again, servicing thru expansion container, that the washout sound gets cured. the heater core, me thinks, is actually the highest part of the cooling system in these buggies, and it ain't exactly easy to get all the air out, and it rises to the top on shutdown...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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 11:18 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum