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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Base Reg Cab 119 WB Work Special

1997 Dodge Ram 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5'
15 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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Ive had 3 check engine lights in 2 month span, the results from scanner says #2 coil is misfiring.
The #2 coil has been replaced 3 times yet the check engine light comes on
Asked by Eric L February 28, 2015, 2:51 pm 0 reply
i can only drive in 4th gear
When I'm in any other gear besides 4th it will just revenue the engine and only 4th gear will make the truck go it is a dodge ram 2001 pickup 1500
Asked by Robert L February 28, 2015, 1:59 pm 0 reply
truck goes into limp mode
when my truck sits out side over night on a very cold night (talking like -20 degrees below zero) my truck will start and rev up high then down low and do that for sometime then go...
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1998 dodge ram sudden problems
I was just now driving down the road in my ram and it started to big down on a hill then halfway up the hill it started jerking , it acts like it doesn't want to shift out of high ...
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My truck won't shift out of 2nd gear. It high revs sometimes and also is very sluggish sometimes. Sometimes when I shut the truck off and start it back up, it's perfect and shifts ...
Asked by Codie H February 26, 2015, 1:42 pm 0 reply
getting a random buck while driving 40-60mph
I just bought this truck to work on in my spare time but I'm puzzled. It likes to buck while driving down the road going 40-60mph. At first it showed a misfire code. 4 out of 8 cyl...
Asked by Mike H February 25, 2015, 4:37 pm 0 reply
My truck is squealing when I turn the a/c on
My truck is squealing when the a/c is on. It squeals for a for a few seconds then stops and it will do it periodically. I have changed the belt already and that didn't help. What e...
Asked by Matt S February 25, 2015, 7:58 am 0 reply
squeling and schreeching when turning and turning
My truck is a 2004 dodge ram 1500. When we turn and drive the wheel on the drivers side is squeling and screeching. We took it to a mechanic in town and found that it was the rack ...
Asked by Alex B February 24, 2015, 9:05 am 0 reply
Transmission
When it is real cold out will not shift into 4th gear tranny was rebuilt at about 115000.Aamco did it.this is first time this winter but did it last winter few times A am I says th...
Asked by Claude A February 24, 2015, 4:12 am 0 reply
can some tell me whats going on with my trucks emissions
1999 dodge ram 1500 5.9 just got it back from having a whole new exhaust installed cat and flowmasters. im not getting a check engine light at all which was on before because the ...
Asked by Terry A February 23, 2015, 12:03 pm 0 reply
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