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Check engine light comes on - no definitive computer code. Just says multi-cylinder malfunction. Mechanic needs more detailed diagnosis to begin repairs. Light goes out & comes back on 2 months later

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This can be caused by a few different things but the most common cause for this problem is a engine misfire caused by faulty spark plug/or wire. these dodge trucks also have had some issues with dirty injectors. since i do not know the mileage of your vehicle im assuming being a 05 it is ready for some maintainence. start with checking the ignition components and replace as necessary. then clean your injectors. your mechanic should have the proper equipment to do a "pressure cleaning" which is done through the fuel rail(not a pour in the gas tank treatment) this should remedy your problem. hope this information was helpful!!

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