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  1. Issue - Lurching at low speed

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hey y'all, I am new to the forum. I recently purchased a 2012 1500 with 60k miles. It's got the 5.7 and four wheel drive. The truck has a very noticeable lurch/vibration when rolling at low speeds in drive and reverse. It is perfectly smooth once the accelerator is applied. The truck idles...
  2. Vibration at idle

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hey Guys, I hope you are all doing well!. I am new to the forum, living out in Dubai - UAE. I own a 2013 Dodge Ram laramie, about 47,000 KM on the clock. This is our second RAM. I just found the forum. Anyway, I was hoping to get some advise. Our ram at idle vibrates, its like as small...
  3. Smell in Cabin coming through Vent.

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hi All, I purchased a 2015 RAM Sport Crew Cab. Great truck, but one major problem. After the truck warms up, driving to work, about a 15-20 minute drive, I notice a strong smell or fume coming from the vent when I'm idle. So every red-light, this strong smell comes into the cabin. When I...
  4. 0-2000 rpms on startup and operation

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    we have a 1998 Ram 3500 turbo cummins 6 cyl diesel 24 valve duelly (if it matters) 4x4 Recently, we were driving along and it started accellerating on its own. We were at our destination so we didnt freak out right then. We waited till we were leaving. Upon startup, the truck went from...
  5. 0-2000 rpms on startup and operation

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    we have a 1998 Ram 3500 turbo cummins 6 cyl diesel 24 valve duelly (if it matters) 4x4 Recently, we were driving along and it started accellerating on its own. We were at our destination so we didnt freak out right then. We waited till we were leaving. Upon startup, the truck went from...
  6. My '96 1500 died today - help!

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I was driving on the freeway with my three young kids this afternoon when we had a rear tire blow-out which wrecked the rear bed panels, tore up the bodywork. Took two hours and two tow trucks (first one didn't have tools to lower the spare, second one was a flatbed) to finally be towed home...
  7. Still getting too hot for comfort

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I'm back and so is my truck. I posted a month ago or so about some overheating and smoking problems which turned out to be a warped head letting coolant into cyl 6 which explains the misfire code. I had the heads machined and the head gasket job done and got my truck back with one new...
  8. weird idle problem, please help :(

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a 2011 ram 1500 with the hemi at 108,000km's. long story short, cutting most useless details, lately I have been experiencing a really odd and uneasy feeling wobble/idle issue. when I accelerate from time to time, the truck is almost burping itself, or slightly altering the idle as if I...
  9. Rough Idle After new Crankshaft position sensor

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so I am drive and all of a sudden I have to break and slow down from 65 mph and move right onto the shoulder. The truck just dies. I get the )lighting bolt( sign on dash board. Truck will not idle at all so I use my right foot to keep the truck from dieing and use left foot to brake and...
  10. RPM fluctuation / idle issue

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, new to the forum. I hope through this post we can narrow down my problem and also help some other along the way that might be searching for a resolution. The problem: My truck will sometimes die at idle, lets say once out 30 trips around town. It will also feel like it is going to die...
  11. iiiiiiii have a probleeemmmmm

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    got a little truck overview done when i got my brakes fixed. found out i had a high idle(1100 RPM, they said it should be 600ish) and 1st and 2nd gear were shifting funny, or something like that. they did something to the tranny to prolong its life a bit, not sure what though, and they...
  12. Idle Problems

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, At a loss as to what is causing my problem. I recently acquired a 99 ram 1500 5.2L, and have ran into a problem that on start up the engine doesn't want to idle. I took apart the throttle body and cleaned everything, replaced the IAC and TPS but none of that fixed it. It only really...
  13. Rough idle.. Help!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I've had the problem ever since I bought the truck back in August, and its just been getting slightly worse and worse as time goes on. Truck is a 1998 5.9L 4x4 with just under 170,000 miles Okay, so the problem: about 2-3 minutes after I start it, the RPM's will drop down to around 500 or so...
  14. 2008 4.7 idle @500rpm and random misfire code

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    About a week ago my check engine light came on. Went home and hooked up the code reader and the code was p0300, random misfire. So I replaced all of the lower bank plugs with news ones from the dealership. Code went away but now it's idling @ 500 instead of the normal 600 and its fluctuates...
  15. 360 to 318 engine swap

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have recently swapped out a blown 360 in my 95 dodge ram 2500 for a 318 in good working order. The 318 is out of a 97 1500. It ran well at first, but now it is having idle problems. I am running the 318 off the old ECU from the 360. Is that causing the problem? I am getting a loud...
  16. 360 to 318 engine swap...

    Newbie Checkin!
    I am new to ramforumz. I am so glad I found this place. It is a wealth of knowledge right at my fingertips. The people that put this together are life savers. Thank you! With that being said, I do have a problem... I have recently swapped out a blown 360 in my 95 dodge ram 2500 for a 318...
  17. 1998 Ram 5.9 rough idle

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey everybody! I got a 1998 Ram Sport with a 360 about three weeks ago. Ive noticed that after the truck sits for about an hour, it will idle really rough when I start it and it will feel really down on power and it will also backfire if I give it any gas. The problem goes away after like 15...
  18. rpm cycles in park

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    My problem seems to be when i put the truck in park. It's got a poweraid cold air breather and throttle body spacer(came with the truck) I've replaced the map sensor and tested the tps sensor (voltages) and iac valve (mechanically it's fine). the rpm's will typically go from around 700 to 1200...
  19. TPS / IAC valve problems

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    2001 dodge ram 1500 5.9 360 v8 Alright, few days ago i had the symptoms of the TPS and IAC valve problems, no idle would stall if i did not keep my foot on the gas at stopsigns etc, however if i left it in park and kept it at 500rpm it would eventually stay running. At the same time i had a...
  20. Hi Y'all from KY. 2001 Ram Idle problems

    Newbie Checkin!
    Newbie here, I have searched the posts and found some things that are interesting but wanted to explain my situation. My 2001 2500 4x4 5.9l witn 109k miles runs great except for now wanting to idle most of the time. I just bought the truck and it ran fine until I left the dome/cargo light on and...
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