Question about 1999 Dodge Ram

2 Answers

Ping 1999 Dodge 1500 pings when i accelerate.

Posted by on

  • ferdvega Feb 27, 2009

    I have a 97 Ram 1500 that pings when I accelerate. And oly when it is warm. it will not do it while cold. I've been told to use higher octane gas, but this engine was made to run on 87grade. How can this be corrected?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

You can try Amsoil gas additive. It cleans up the system and gets rid of carbon build up that can cause ping. It is GUARANTEED to get you better mileage or money back. I of course sell it and stand behind it 100%.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Have your timing checked.  Higher octane fuel will sometimes help.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why my 99 nissan quest pinging a lot during hot weather


Switch to premium to see if that is a temp fix. Then run a full strength fuel injector cleaner in the gas tank.

Jul 14, 2014 | 1999 Nissan Quest

1 Answer

This 1999 dodge 1500 5.9l will start and run fine till about 1500 RPM and then misfires and pings severely. [ CHRYSLER ] Record1 -> 1998~2003 -> PCM -> ECU Information Module of year: ...


Hello.. looks like you are getting good fuel delivery. Is the fuel curve mixture on the scanner in specs? How is the timing, the timing chains on these engines will stretch and throw the timing off causing a ping and missfire -- a weak valve spring is something to consider. Also, the PCM may be faulty. I hope this helps.

Sep 27, 2011 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

I have a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500. It pings with mild acceleration but does not use oil like with plenum leak. I do have to add coolant once every other month(just to fill the resivior). Any ideas?


Ok here is what I recommend check all of your hoses the coolant runs through for leaks make sure it is not leaking by the thermostat if leaking around it get a new one at a parts store they dont cost very much check the radiator for leaks too sometimes the fins on it can be nicked just rite making the radiator leak then if not found you could possible have cracked heads which might cost a pretty penny to fix but I wish you the best of luck

Dec 03, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

What octane gasoline should i use on a dodge ram 1500 with a 5.2 V-8


Hello

87 is the short answer. As long as the truck has not been rebuilt all high performance you will
see no difference between the 87 and the 91. The engines today are built with all kinds of sensors
to make your engine run great even when the plugs are dirty, wires are old, and the squirrel is taking a vacation under the hood. Chrysler clearly has not done everything right, but you hardly ever hear one ping or knock because of fuel.

Save your money and spend it on your woman!!!

Best of luck

Nov 24, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 2WD

1 Answer

Service engine light on. Ping sound.


THE VERY 1ST THING U NEED TO DO IS FIND OUT WHAT TROUBLE CODE WAS STORED WHEN THE CHECK ENG LIGHT CAME ON, THAT WILL BE THE KEY TO THE PING ISSUE.

Jul 06, 2009 | 1999 Saturn SL

2 Answers

Will it hurt anything to drive my 2005 Dodge 1500 with a bad EGR valve


basically no - but it will hurt your already low fuel MPG.
:D

Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Mar 26, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

1 Answer

Engine Ping


try a higher grade of gas..

Feb 15, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

3 Answers

Dodge Ram 2500 engine ping


Your ignition timing may have advanced too far. Or it is now where it should be and is making more cylinder pressure during combustion causing the gasoline to ignite to early causing detonation or ping.

Make sure the ignition timing is correct. If it is try better fuel meaning the octane rating.

If you can go up to the next octane level. For example if you are using 87 go to 89 and see if it goes away. 3 of my wife's last cars a 1986 Honda Prelude, 2000 Neon, and a 2003 Neon had some ping under medium to hard acceleration. She switched to 89 octane and the ping went away completely in each vehicle. Each of the vehicle had a good deal of miles on them.

The 2003 Neon has 75000 miles on it now and runs great on 89 octane. About a year ago I tried 87 Octane in her car and the ping came right back.

Dec 25, 2008 | 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 2WD

1 Answer

Engine knock 1999 ford crown vic


Are u using the recommended fuel ? if so try running a couple of cans of fuel injection upper cylinder cleaner through the system with the next few tanks of gas, try LUCAS brand, it is among the best, the next step is to have the engine de-carboned by the dealer, this works very well, you can also remove an octane selection jumper, it retards the timing 2 degrees, that will most times stop the ping.

Sep 10, 2008 | 1999 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Fuel


the way i do it . if you put regular gas in and if your hear gas ping then go to the next grade it should quit. i dont like my four banger sounding like a diesel so i use 89 oct so it wont have the gas ping. it use to not ping on regular but lately we have been getting really **** gas around here so i watch were buy gas too.

Jun 26, 2008 | 1998 Dodge Dakota

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Dodge Ram Logo

Related Topics:

221 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60541 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21927 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...