Question about 2004 Dodge Ram 1500
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
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.
Posted on Dec 29, 2008
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This problem is commonly caused by a dirty automatic idle speed control valve and throttle valve. Buy a can of throttle valve cleaner (do not use carburetor spray cleaner!) from NAPA or Carquest (made by CRC chemicals) and spray it into the air intake while the engine is running, use up about 1/2 the can, engine will try to stall hold the speed up, shut it down and let it soak for 30 minutes, restart and blow out the remaining fluid, shut it down and disconnect the negative battery cable for 5 Min's to reset the base idle control
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