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1997 Dodge Ram 360 5.9 won't idle in gear

My 97 Ram 360 will not idle in gear after the engine warms up. I have to hold 1 foot on the brake and one foot on the gas when I stop to keep the engine from shutting off. No other issues are present , runs great and idles great when cold but after 5 minutes of the engine running it will not idle in park or when in gear. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks and Happy New Year

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Remove IAC motor/valve on side of throttle body that regulates idle especially under load conditions, and clean it & the port good with throttle body cleaner & re-try. If it cures it for a while, then does it again, replace it with new one.

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Idle air control valve is a common problem Might check that first. Is it throughing a check engine light? with that I can help you further.

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