Question about 1994 Dodge Ram
I have a 1994 Dodge Ram that I purchased from a family friend and recently it began to stall out on me when I stop. First thing that happens is the check engine light comes on, then the RPM's rev up and down while I drive, then if I stop the engine dies. In order to get it to start back up, I have to give it gas as I turn the key. The only way I have been able to keep it running when I stop is to keep giving it gas and keep the RPM's above 1000. It does this mainly after the engine warms up. I have noticed that after I let it sit for a few days and start it up, it runs better then when I drive it daily. Any advice would be greatly appreciate. Already changed out the PCV valve and the TPS.
Same thing happened to my truck of the same year it was a bad carbon build up in the intake manafold.sorry there's no way to check that i know of but to pull it off.
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
Check the iac i sounds like it is acting up
Posted on Nov 26, 2008
SOURCE: 95 mustang 3.8 is reving
Hi my name is mike ! on your mustang I would check for a vacuum leak ,that would be possibly from a hose with a hole in it or the hose fell off or broke ,also it could be from your idle speed control solenoid ,if look on the throttle body it is the other device that may have a two wire connector to it ,it will be right by the tps you replaced, it has a maybe 2-3 inch silver cylinder built into it try tapping on it with the handle of a screw driver ,dont hit it too hard ,but it may be stuck ,it may calm the idle down ,the solenoid could be stuck open ,on fords that is a common problem ,they end up at a high idle and most of the time ,if you dont have a large vacuum leak somewhere then I would replace the idle speed control solenoid ,Hp\ope this helps !
Posted on Aug 07, 2009
The ignition timing is off.
The ECM (Elctronic Control Module) is responsible for that.
Take the Liberty to AutoZone to have them scan the PCM code (free) and ask for an explanation print-out (also free). You might want them to clear the error code afterwards, too (yes, free).
Let us know what the codes are and a summary of the print-out.
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
Do you have the idle speed turned up to keep it from dying? Because it is high. Check engine light on? Have you checked for vacuum leaks at the gasket under the throttle body? How does the car run under acceleration? You might have a worn distributor shaft.
Posted on Jun 22, 2010
Testimonial: "Thank you for your tips and ideas you have gave me, One question, but before read my latest update. my car rpms hover around in between 1100 to 1500rpm at idle, but when I shift into drive it goes to a steady 1000rpm... is that good? if not, what are the correct specs. thanks again"
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 26, 2013 | 1994 Dodge Ram
can be low fuel pressure issue or clogged fuel pump. Or its engine related
the help link mentioned below to troubleshoot the problem: ------
Engine stalls when gas is given?
Car stalls when MAF sensor is connected?
Car Engine Stalls While Driving?
Car stalls and throws white smoke from exhaust?
Stalls And Dies At Stop Sign?
GMC Sonoma Stalls and idles low
Nissan Pathfinder stalls and bucks on Acceleration?
1992 Chevrolet stalls and shutdown?
Stumbling and stalling at idle after engine rebuild?
1990 mazda 323 stalls and quit running?
Camry: Idling and Stalling Problem?
Corolla: Stalls, Sputters and Pops Through Intake Manifold?
1999 Toyota Camry: Erratic stalling and high engine RPM at
Dodge Dakota stalls, stumbles at idle. Has low fuel flow and
4Runner: Stalls and Stops While Driving?
1997 Toyota Camry: Erratic Idle and Intermittent engine
Ford Maverick: No Idle and Stalling issues?
details will help.
Nov 28, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Nov 27, 2012 | 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Oct 20, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 17, 2010 | 1985 Dodge Ramcharger
Sep 29, 2010 | 1994 Dodge Ram 2500
Oct 03, 2009 | 1994 Dodge Ram
Mar 17, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD
Jan 23, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500
295 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: