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Average Mileage:
170,000 miles
Total Complaints:
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 142011

Ram 1500 1500 5.9L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 170,000 miles


My truck wouldn't start at first without me having to pump the gas which i shouldn't have to do with an electronic fuel injection, then the truck would start to bog down when i first put it in gear almost like i had a bad spark plug. Then slowly it got worse to where it wouldn't stay running unless i had my foot on the gas at all times. I had to start shifting into neutral at stop signs and lights then shift back into gear while keeping my foot on the gas. Eventually it wouldn't start at all anymore and the negative battery cable was very hot. So i read that the battery cable could be the problem. well now ive replaced that and still wont start. I have also replace the spark plugs, distributor cap and rotor, and checked my injectors and spark plug wires and i still cant find the problem, if anyone has any idea what else it could be please help!!!

- , Paso Robles, CA, USA

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