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Old 11-09-2010, 05:40 PM
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Gentleman,

Thanks so much for reading my post.
Our 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 with 4.7 V8 and 92k trouble-free miles currently has a check engine light. The code reads "insufficient flow in emission system."

What are we looking at here? The catalytic converter? EGR valve? Or just a mileage-triggered scare to visit the dealer? Any info you could share would be greatly appreciated. The truck runs like a champ w/ no discernible issues whatsoever (yet!).

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Welcome to the Z. I don't have an answer for you, but we others here who will.

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Thanks for making me feel welcome Root Beer, I sure appreciate it!
Yes I hope one of the members here can hook me up with some insight as to what this code means and what I should do about it. Thanks again!
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Toms Blue,
No I do not. It's that going to be required for an accurate diagnosis outside of what the code reader gave me? Thanks.
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Yeah, pretty much unless I can find it in the hundreds of possibilities.
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That doesn't sound like a Chrysler trouble code definition that they would normally use. I couldn't find anything close to that in the diagnostic info I have available.
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Randy,
Oh swell! Wonder why that would be? It's the wording my local garage guy read back to me from his code reader...
Sigh, why did I think this might be easy?! Thanks so much for replying sir.
Could you venture a guess as to what it might be?

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Steve,

You might think about getting your own code reader. They can be had at a local discount store's website for less than 50 bucks. You will be a step ahead of the guy at the garage and make it easier for the guys on this forum to help you out.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, nice to have you here. When you get a chance and a few more pictures why don't you post a picture or two of your truck.
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