really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
166,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. found a hole with threads in back of intake manifold 5.9 (1 reports)
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 152009

Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 166,000 miles


lost power 5.9 360 motor. put new plugs in new air filter. found a whole with threads in the back of in take manifold. shiny clean threads. went to the bone yard found 1 motor. but no part or fitting that would go there. found a pic on Ebay that showed a tube going from intake manifold to back of exhaust manifold. but i don't have a whole in exhaust manifold for the tube. some 5.9 had a egr valve some didn't. it will start some times. idles rough. i have no loose vacuum hoses.i got a 1/2 in plug at the hardware store. a pipe plug. put it in finger tight.threads don' t seem to be the same. don't want to strip it. i am not sure if it gets plugged up or some kind of sensor or vacuum line goes there. dealer could not help they said bring it in. i cant drive it at 2mph.i have to floor it to start. maybe some body. can send me a pic of what goes there.at hoggharley@comcast.net in the mean time. iam going to try to find a some more bone yards

- , Plano, IL, USA

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