Question about 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD
Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. With your issues, there are a few things you can look for. Check your vacuum lines for leaks. A simple air leak can cause the car to act weird. I would suggest check your air filter and fuel filter as well. If you haven't had a tune up in awhile, your lack of performance could be because of that. Usually slow acceleration means the engine has low compression. Your best bet, if the check engine light is on, is to go to Autozone or scan your truck yourself. This would take out all the guessing. More then likely, you have a few things wrong. Even with the rough idle, it could also be a leaking fuel injector. I would check the fuel pressure. Refer to your owners manual for proper pressure ratio. Fuel could be the issue for both. If you have any other questions, please let me know. Thanks for using FixYa.
Posted on Mar 30, 2011
What a coincidence! I just had the same problem with my 99' Ram. If you do a tune up and adjust your throttle valve calbe it will take care of your problem. Good luck!
Posted on Mar 30, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
check everything you can under the hood your air intake system all of it especially make sure all clamps are tight .. and make sure all vacuum hoses are good and not cracking or broken or just loose . you might run a little fuel cleaner through a tank of gas too cleaning the engine fuel system up some. just a few ideas.. Jerry
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
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