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I have a 1990 dodge w250 pickup. it runs great for about a mile then starts stuttering and i can't give any throttle to it. turn off the ignition and click it back on and it starts running fine again for about another mile or so. anybody have a clue where i should start looking. already put new throddlebody, distributor, plugs and wires and had the main control rebuilt

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You have probably fixed it by now, see if you have black smoke and soot coming out the *** end, I am no mechanic but I would see if you have a hole or crack in your air Intake manifold- too much air?- if you do jb weld that ****** -- I think you still have some vacuum lines as well, see if any are sucking like a 3 dollar ******., I am no mechanic- **** I would even check your 10 dollar fuel sending relay maybe it works on initial take off (full power) but then at crusing altitude it backs off and could have corrodid points or something? (that is located in front looks like a plug in) well from one old dodge owner to another Good luck- get a neighbor over there and with a few beers I bet you all could figure it out.

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Check your fuel filter or you could have water in your fuel tank...try adding some dry gas fuel treatment or you might even end up pulling the gas tank to have it drained...check that first..if nothing found there could be a fuel pump starting to go bad too

Posted on May 27, 2010

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    i don't agree that it could be a fuel pump or filter problem because of the fact that all i have to do is turn the ignition off and right back on and it runs fine again. if that were the problem then shutting off the ignition would not repair it. it would be consistant. everything points to something electrical. thank you for you opinion

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