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97 dodge ram backfires in reverse only when cold

Everytime my truck is cold and i go to back up it backfires like crazy and i almost have to put the pedal to the floor to move. but it only does this in reverse and when it is warm and i step on it yo go backwards it makes a loud like winding sound... please help!!!!!

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It could need a tune up (ie. plugs and wires) dodge also has a coomon ****** problem and that would explain the winding sound

Posted on Oct 29, 2012

  • loryan landry Nov 09, 2012

    i have change the wires,plugs, cap and rotor, and still the same thing


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you have a transmission problem try using a lucas transmission treatment oil ...see what happens...

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SOURCE: 1998 dodge ram whine noise..PLEASE HELP

how does the trans fluid look?at proper level?it sounds like the front pump in trans is starving for fluid..filter may be plugged..does it shift ok?any fault codes?i would check these things and probably drop trans pan to see if any debris/dirt/metal in pan indicating an internal problem..i hope this helps

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SOURCE: i have a 2000 dodge ram 1500, whenever i put in

Sounds to me like you need to check your universal joints,or the backlash in the rearend,universals would be the most likely caiuse of the noise.

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Pappapumpdaf has the right idea,,, crawl under there and grab hold your drive shafts and check the slop in movement,,, its highly likely that your U-Joints (at the ends of the shafts) are worn ,,, just a few bolts and you can swap them out pretty quick pending on rust and such,,, Good Luck Pgood62

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