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Dodge 98 ram 1500, . got new battery, changed the fuel pump, relay okay, fuse okay.. new idle/air valve new plugs, wires, coil, distributor, cap, got gas in it.. will start, but a few minutes later will die, a big boom on the back of the muffler, and sometimes black smoke. help please...thanks

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I would take a look at the plugs and see if they are fouled. You might have a bad fuel pressure regulator. Also, the control module or pick up coil could be bad.

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