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Dodge 98 wants to stop when driving../

1998 stratus when driving seems to want to shut off, specilly going uphill. i changed the spark plugs and new fuel filter, still doing the same thing. i have notice oil on one of the spurk plug, and i replace the gaskets, but still has oil, would that be the problem o something else.....please help anyone...on this.

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  • nhbmex Dec 09, 2008

    it acts like it hass a does no really stop, uphill it it pull back



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From the sounds of it you have a bad piston ring or a warped cylender does it seem to idle rough or act lick it has a miss in it?

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