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Most autoparts stores have adapter to convert from one to the other without cutting and splicing. Not expensive and saved headache's .

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WHILE DRIVING THE RPMS WILL VARY OF COURSE. BUT IF YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE THAT THE IDLE IS ERRATIC WILDLY SCANNING UP AND DOWN . THEN YOUR IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE IS INOPERATIVE PERHAPS.

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As a DIYer, you need a repair manual. you will want it later anyway. Your favorite auto parts store or possibly filepeep.com
if they have it, or manualslib.com

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it could be overdrive solenoid or the button is set to trailer towing mode

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3rd gear malfunction. Common fix, replace 3rd gear solenoid.

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one of the sensors has failed.

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Replace both 02 sensors on that bank 2

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Take your VIN to a dealer to run and see if there are any open recalls,shouldn't be a charge for this if there are they could take care of it.

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Scan for faults probably a back up sensor not working, the scan will point to which one(s) check for corroded wire harness left rear side of box near the bumper. Heated seats if the control button lights up while running then go off probably a grid burnt out in the seat cushion or the seat back if no lights then it points to control or wiring,may set a fault for this also.

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the timing mark indicates where the no 1 piston is in the bore. It can be at tdc compression stroke (firing) or at tdc exhaust. If it is on compression stroke ( test by removing no 1 plug and feeling the pressure under your thumb) then the rotor button will be pointing to no 1 HT lead in the distributor cap. If it is on exhaust stroke the rotor button will be 180 degrees from no 1 ht lead . It it is point to no 1 HT lead on compression stroke the truck will start ___IF YOU HAVE THE CORRECT FIRING ORDER FOR THE ht LEADS ) and if it is 180 degrees out it will not start. If it starts and runs but backfires then you will have the firing order wrong on 2 leads

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check with an auto parts store they have a listing. if your trying to bypass the a//c then you can measure the belt routing leaving out the distance for the a/c. you could also try going to the dealer to see if they have a listing for your truck without a/c.

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Use 1/2 in impact gun on the bolt. Easier to get at if pulley is unbolted and clean out dirt from big bolt head

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No, but the calibration numbers on the ecm must match.In 1998 dodge still used a prom, that you need to take out of old unit and put in new unit

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Is this a power seat or a manual seat adjustment

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It can be done but you have to be careful about a few things. From 1971 to 1992 was the original LA (small block) engine, 1993 and up are the Magnum engines. They are different in some ways but the most important in your situation is that although both are externally balanced, the two are balanced differently (the 360 Magnum uses lighter pistons) and each requires a uniquely balanced damper, flywheel, drive plate, or torque converter. It would be easier to stay with a Pre 1993 engine if possible. Otherwise make sure you get the convertor / flywheel with the engine.

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try spraying some starting fluid in it, if it coughs/starts, you have a fuel issue....if no start, look for a spark issue

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