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Old 03-22-2011, 07:09 PM
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My truck sometimes cranks up and seems to run on about four cyl's. I can turn it off and restart and it will be fine. It seems to be doing it more frequently. its got around 133k miles on her now. Once it does it and you restart it and it runs fine, no skips. it seems to do it sometime on the first start up and when selecting reverse.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, nice to have you here. That is an unusual problem unfortunately I can't help you. However there are lots of knowledgeable people here that can, just hang tough.
When you get a chance why don't you post a picture or two of your truck.
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . When you first get in your truck , is your brake pedal hard ? I'm wondering if your brake booster has lost it's vacuum reserve overnight and when first starting it up in the morning the booster is vacuuming itself back down producing basically a lean misfire because of the booster drawing all the vacuum . Do you have any pictures of your truck ? Have you done any mods or have plans for any ? Any of your friends have a Ram ? Tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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This forum is full of great looking trucks; packed with great mod ideas and there are loads of knowledgeable and experienced people here.

That is a strange symptom. Any chance you are running an engine oil other than what's marked on the oik filler cap?

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