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CAR LOOSING PRESSURE, CANT GET OVER 1.5 RPM'S

Drove home 4/19 in 1997 dodge ram 5.9 liter about 10:30 p.m.no problems. Started it up 15 hrs later to go to work and could'nt go over 1.5 rpm's without acting if it was goinig to shut off, sound like it was getting lots of air!

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    has the fuel filter been changed?

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Hi I have a similar problem with my dodge ram 1500 1995 it was cutting off every 2-3 hrs in hard driving then it was getting worse and yes it sound like it was getting a lot of air in the intake finally I found a bad fuel pump inside engine compartment is a valve in the gas line where you can check the gas pressure and see if you have the same problem every time I was driving on the freeway I have to be easy on the gas or it will start complaining making this air sound and feel like dead then if I release the gas it will run again but I have to know how much gas and how fast can I go and for how long specially in the freeway so try and see if you have the same problem with the fuel pump

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