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Dodge ram sluggish while getting up to speed

Alright I noticed recently (on my way to work this morning) that my truck was acting real sluggish while I was going up through the gears and I think it was in 3rd when my foot was on the throttle and it was not increasing in rpms or speed. Kinda felt like it wanted to die, so I up shifted to 4th, same thing so I went to 5th and it was driving fine. So it's gotta be transmission related. This isn't my first rodeo with a transmission on this truck. I've already replaced one and it looks as though I'm on my way there again. Any input is much appreciated as for I am just a shade tree mechanic. I work a lot on older cars (60s chevy trucks) but I just don't have the knowledge of stuff like what I'm dealing with here.

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    Vince Armstrong Nov 27, 2013

    1996 1500 5.2l 5 speed manual trans



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Have you replaced fuel filter? Fuel pump or cleaned injectors?

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