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Our 4x4 Dodge ram 1500 is running rough after we replaced a busted radiator. It gave out code p304 and p2503. My husband took off all the coils and battery connections and cleaned them and dried them.

The fan blew the fluid all over the engine block, but he was able to get pulled over and turn it off before it overheated. He replaced the radiator and thermostat.

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P0304 Code Cylinder 4 Misfire
The p2503 code is - charging system low output. If the engine ran ok before the radiator blew, then components and wire are probably still wet or moist. Especially with cylinder #4 , take off spark plug wire from spark and from coil and dry out the inside of the boots. Also, try blowing the alternator dry with a hair drier.

Posted on May 12, 2014

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SOURCE: 1996 dodge ram 1500 overheating

Check the lower radiator hose to see if it has gone "soft" Check when the engine is cool and stopped, grasping the hose and giving it a squeeze, you should feel the presence of a "spring" in the hose. That should be there to prevent the hose from collapsing as the water pump draws coolant through it. Without the spring, the draw created by the pump intake, and the resulting venturi effect will collapse the hose, cutting off the flow.


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Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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dodge tends to run at about 200dg. i have a 97 with a 318 and this hs been its normal temp since it was new . if it is truly over heating and if the warepump is bad you shoul see water leaking from the bottom of pump . hope this is helpfull

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: belt diagram 2004 5.7 liter engine dodge ram 1500 1/2 ton 4x4

click on this link, and scroll down to 5.7L

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Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: 06 Dodge 1500 V8 4.7L: Overheating, Engine Light

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Check for plugged exhaust system. If plugged will cause overheating and misfiring of all cylinders.

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SOURCE: Check engine light

A multi misfire may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
Faulty spark plug or wires, Faulty coil (pack), Faulty oxygen sensor(s), Faulty fuel injector(s), Stuck/blocked EGR valve / passages, Faulty camshaft position sensor, Defective computer.

The engine is stumbling or hesitating, check all wiring and connectors that lead to the cylinders (i.e. spark plugs). Depending on how long the ignition components have been in the car, it may be a good idea to replace them as part of your regular maintenance schedule. I would suggest spark plugs, spark plug wire, distributor cap, and rotor (if applicable). Otherwise, check the coils (a.k.a. coil packs). In some cases, the the problems were faulty fuel injectors. 

Random misfires that jump around from one cylinder to another (read: P030x codes) also will set a P0300 code. The underlying cause is often a lean fuel condition, which may be due to a vacuum leak in the intake manifold or unmetered air getting past the airflow sensor, or an EGR valve that is stuck open.

Good luck and hope this information helps, keep me posted, be glad to help you get the truck running 100% again. Not sure if your running a K&N air filter, and if you are there may be a flim of oil on the MAF sensor that is making you run lean. You may want to spray down the MAF sensor with a can of MAF cleaner. 

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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