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Hello, i have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 4x4 5.9l gas. the problem i have now is that i had lights left on for a while and killed my battery. had it boosted and seemed fine.went for a drive it keeps stalling if i don't keep the gas peddle down a little to keep it running.i asked a mechanic,he said battery may still be low,take it for a drive to charge battery to reset it.i did and same problem. never had battery load tested yet. could this be my problem? dead battery? pls reply. tks.

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  • newfietrucke Apr 23, 2009

    thanks for the info countrycurt0.

  • newfietrucke Apr 24, 2009

    hello, curt i found out the problem with my truck stalling. it had to do with the throuttle body system. used a throuttle body cleaner to clean it and everything is fine now. i was told that dodge are known to do this.

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Yes, have the battery checked. If it was nearing the end of it's life, it may be time to replace it, as the lights left on drained it completely, and it's not re-charging enough due to it's already poor condition. You can get it tested for free at most parts stores, in or out of the vehicle. They can tell you if it's charge is too low, and if it's time to replace it. Good luck, hope its that simple!

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • Curt Downs Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks for rating the response, and let me know what you find. Curt

  • Curt Downs Apr 24, 2009

    Glad to hear it's ok now. Cars can be a pain in the #*$&. Something happens right after a problem (dead battery, then the stalling) and you figure that it must be related, and nope, it's not.

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