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I have a' 97 Dodge Ram PU 5.9ltr V-8 Gas. lately on cold start the truck wants to die or just dies right after putting in drive and driving away. If I put it in neutral as I'm slowing down it will not die. After it warms up it drives ok except I think the rmp's is only about 450-550 when in drive position. I've checked the mill codes and it tells me that there are no problems. But there is something wrong with it. Can any one help me?

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