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Old 04-18-2011, 09:22 AM
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I have a 86 d150 318 with a holley 2280 series carb on it. Once the truck is running you can drive it down the road for a minute and then it will die out. It has been driving me nuts. I have completely cleaned the carb and gastank, put new fuel lines and filters in, cut off the cat, and replaced the fuel pump. I noticed the idlestop solenoid wasnt working so i was wondering if that could be an issue. Also wondering if it could be the choke thermostat or diaphragm causing all of this
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Are you sure you have a fuel problem? I have seen ignition systems do this. Coil? Cap? Rotor? Coil wire?

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Hello and welcome to the forum, great to have you here. I too was thinking maybe look at the Rotor and other electrical components.
When you get a chance post a picture or two of your truck.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Definitely sounds like a cool truck, used to have an '81 D150 myself. You've already done the things I would think to suggest, so how does it idle? Any pics of your truck? We'd love to see it! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . I'm with Brad , are you sure you have a fuel problem ? 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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it is definetely not a fuel problem.
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