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 - General Discussion > 2010 Dodge Ram Forum


Notices

2010 Dodge Ram Forum For specific discussion of the new 2010 Dodge Ram!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-29-2010, 11:58 PM
lt173 lt173 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Beausejour Manitoba
Age: 52
Posts: 19
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4
Trim Level: SLT Plus
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
lt173 is on a distinguished road
Default Low Speed RPM Increase

Quick question for the techs. I have a 2010 1500 Ram 5.7. I notice that at low speeds like 10-20 kms there is a tendency for the truck to increase rpm on its own. This happens of course without any change in throttle pressure. Anybody notice this, or have an idea as to why it happens. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 08-30-2010, 12:00 AM
RootBeer RootBeer is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Boise, ID
Age: 57
Posts: 7,179
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Chevy 3500HD
Rep Power: 10
Rep:1287
RootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud of
Default

Could be down shifting. Just a slight grade at those speeds could cause a gear change.
__________________
Brian:
"A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', for an amount of 'up to and including my life.'"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-30-2010, 02:43 PM
micko24 micko24 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Age: 37
Posts: 30
Gender: Male
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
micko24 is on a distinguished road
Default

i agree, could the eco mode kicking in.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-30-2010, 03:53 PM
Turbovsix's Avatar
Turbovsix Turbovsix is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: NJ
Posts: 549
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram Crew Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:83
Turbovsix will become famous soon enough
Default

Yeah - Dodge seems to have engineered a lot of engine braking into this vehicle as well (which I like), but it (frequent downshifting) took me a while to get used to.
__________________
Rich -
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Big Horn, Crew Cab HEMI - all stock!
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-30-2010, 10:52 PM
moparornocar72's Avatar
moparornocar72 moparornocar72 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member


 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Auburn, AL
Age: 25
Posts: 3,664
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Mineral Grey
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 7
Rep:630
moparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to all
Default

it's a combination of eco mode and downshifting. I noticed it very heavily tonight driving the back way to class ( lot of stop signs). Put it in manual mode and it felt the same downshift at low speed.
__________________
14.268 @ 95 MPH Full Trim

Proudly Sponsored by Bully's Performance
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 08:56 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