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Old 04-24-2011, 01:41 AM
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Default 2000 V6 3.9Liter 2WD bogging down at idle and while running any help please?

hi I have a 2000 dodge ram 3.9 Liter 5speed 2wd and it Boggs down at idle and when driving between 1st and 3rd gear at about 1000-2000 rpms it sometimes wont do it when it does it will back fire through the throttle body and act like its going to die then i can give it a little gas and the rpms will shoot back up..and when it doesent do it it seems like i dont have any power then i will get 2 about 2200 rps it will get all its power...but it does it at random times but it has been doing it alot lately it actually backfired through my exaust and split the muffler in half at the seem I had 2 get it relaced..i have pulled it in to my high school auto mechanics class multiple times and have hooked it up 2 the computer and the only codes that are comming up are the o2 sensor codes and i already replaced them i also did an injector test and the injectors are fine..well here are all the things I have replaced distributor cap and rotor,spark plug wires,up stream and down stream oxygen sensors,exaust,water pump,and flushed raidator..any help would be gladly apprechiated..please help asap this thing is pissing me off..!!...thanks..
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Any help please im getting ready to take a sledge hammer to this truck..please help me asap!!please!!
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What all has been replaced or worked on?
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I have replaced distributor cap and rotor,spark plug wires,up stream and down stream oxygen sensors,exaust,water pump,and flushed raidator..any help would be gladly apprechiated..thanks.
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did you cross the wires
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No the wires are fine..Im not sure whats wrong with this truck its weird its running fine now?I have no idea what to do with this truck anyone know whats wrong with it?
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If it is heating up when this happens maybe a partially plugged converter or some kind of exhaust restriction.
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The high school thing makes me think? Is there a shop rag or something else shoved in your tailpipe?
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Bad cat? that what it was in my 99 ram 1500 and sounds like the same problem, I just cut it off lol
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Vacuum leak. Check intake belly pan gasket.
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