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  1. Oil light, rough/low idle, dies

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    97 1500 sport with 5.9. Ive had some recurring issues since i bought it 3 years ago that i havent been able to fix. Some of these are constant some are more intermittent. 1. Starts rough, have to give it gas to keep it from dying. It will stay started after that but sometimes wants to die at...
  2. Rough idle sounds like a misfire but no codes. MPG DROP TOO!!

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    I tried everything for checking multiply forum and google searches and still can't figure it out. First off I replaced 02 sensors (upstream) MAP sensor, and plugs. (Reset the ecm after everything) I have a 2014 Ram 1500 5.7 with 77k miles. It's literally driving me crazy trying to figure what...
  3. New 2016 5.7L 1500 4X4 Misfire issue

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    At only 4500 miles engine had very rough idle, shaking and MIL light. This issue happened all of a sudden with no warnings. Pulled the codes myself and got P14011 and P2302. Took it to dealer and diagnosed bad coil on cyl#1. While at dealer they also updated software (three updates) and threw in...
  4. Rough Cold Start After CAI and 87 TB Install

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I installed S&B CAI and Moes 87 mm ported TB this weekend. All went well with the exception that I didn't get a great seat/seal with intake tube, and top part of silicone coupler at the TB. After some fiddling, I did eventually get everything good and tight on Sunday afternoon. Yesterday...
  5. 4.7 Rough Idle

    4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hello everyone I'm glad to be a new member here. I have a question. I have a 2003 Ram 4.7 that sometimes (especially on a cold start) likes to idle rough like it's cammed and when it does you can see the taillights surge like the power is being drawn from them. Can anyone please explain a remedy...
  6. Flashing CEL

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    2005 - Ram 1500 4x4 ST Longbed, 5.7l Hemi, automatic ~200k miles. I just purchased this truck CHEAP. Needs some TLC. It first had rough engine idle, poor performance, and O2 codes (several) 1) oil change to mobile1 synthetic 2) 16 new NGK plugs ( old plugs were worn out ) 3) 4 new 02 sensors...
  7. 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...
  8. Rough Idle, Dying and CEL

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! Still doing what feels like chasing my tail here. Silver (2002 Dodge Ram 1500, 4.7L V8, 2WD ST, almost 176K miles) has been idling rough, revving himself and dying more often. Before, it was only when it was cold outside (below freezing, which was always because, hello winter). Now...
  9. you Cammed Rams

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hey Mopar heads, just got my truck back together last night: had heads cleaned full valve job, new comp springs and keepers. comp 260 cam, comp push rods. moto blue gen x underdrive pulley. melling oil pump, new timing set, water pump. tuned pcm with diablo 93 tune before first...
  10. Truck Running Rough

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L V8. Within the past 6 months I have replaced both the 02 senors and catalytic converter. Today my truck started sputtering and running rough so I pulled over to have it stall on me. When I checked the codes manual off of the message board it through the code...
  11. p0300

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Wife drove my truck tonight for about 10 minutes. She informed me about 5 minutes before I was headed to bed that the check engine light came on. Of course I couldn't just go to bed so I checked the code. P0300 random intermittent misfire. What would the most logical explanation for this be...
  12. Timing adjustment...

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys I was wondering if there is a way too loosen passenger side sprocket chain an move it over a tooth without taking apart the timing chain cover off?.
  13. 2003 Ram 1500 rough idle themselves shuts off.. No Codes either

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hi I'm new too this forum but I'm in need of some help... About a month ago I was on the highway an had too pass a slow car so I had too gun it.. Not to long after that I arrived at my destination, when I tried too start the truck up to leave I got a rough shaking high idle then it shut off...
  14. 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...
  15. Bullydog tuner, hurting my truck?

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey all, I have a 2003 ram with the hemi, I recently purchased a Bullydog gt gauge and tuner and the truck has starting acting up. At cold start or after the truck has sat a while I will turn the truck on and the rpms will surge (about 100rpm difference ). This only lasts for about 30 seconds or...
  16. 5.9 rough idle....no enginr light

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    5.9 rough idle....no engine light....please help gotta 2000 5.9 4x4....start rough and idles rough. engine seems to run fine in higher RPMs and seems to drive fine and only wants to stall at lights. isn't trowing a code. checked for vacuum leaks. could it be fuel filter? o2censor? egr? any info...
  17. need help, very rough cold start idle

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    About 50% of the time when I cold start my engine, I have to pump on the gas for a minute or so before the engine will pickup and idle on it's own. Even when it does so, it's a very rough idle while the engine is warming up. Once it's warm after a while, it turns over and idles fine on it's own...
  18. Please help asap!!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok, so my 1998 5.9 is doing goofy stuff. This doesnt happen every day, but most. it will run fine for a few days then start acting up on my way home from work. It will run fine going down the road, but then sometimes at red lights it will want to die, punching the gas doesnt work,today it...
  19. Please help asap!!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok, so my 1998 5.9 is doing goofy stuff. This doesnt happen every day, but most. it will run fine for a few days then start acting up on my way home from work. It will run fine going down the road, but then sometimes at red lights it will want to die, punching the gas doesnt work,today it...
  20. Drinking oil but with no leaks.....and how hard to swap to cummins?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 98 1500 4x4 w/360. I changed the oil in september to synthetic. the truck has 136k miles on it...but my check gauges light started coming on around turns and when i checked the oil 2 weeks ago..i only had one quart of oil! somehow it went through 4 quarts in 3.5 months! I started...
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