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02 durango hard to start , I have changed plugs and camshaft sensor and fuel preasur is @ 46 psi. Also when I got it started it ran like a bat out of hell ,when I put in park and rev up the engine it would only get to 4 k rpms and began to cut out.There are 2 codes showing for rad cooling switch , I have tried to erase them after replacing the relay switch , they will not erase. What could be causing this.

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James Willis

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SOURCE: 1997 ram 1500 5.9 wont rev past 2000 rpm

well, the timing on your ram is computer controlled. is the truck in drive when this mis-fire occurs? or at idle? youve addressed part of your ignition w/the cap-rotor-plug wires. did you examine the old cap for carbon tracking? did you install the rotor properly? i know on my '97 ram the dist is feakin' buried in the engine it would be easy to rotate the rotor while installing/removing it so the timing mark is off. does your engine have the right plugs installed? your plug wires follow the correct firing order with your dist? you did not mention anything about your ignition coil. here is how to safely remove and check your ignition coil. disconnect battery-at the coil disconnect the lead wire (TOP) and primary (BOTTOM) from the coil. label your wires, or take a pic of your ign coil before you remove it so if you forget where the wires go, you have reference point. remove mounting screws and remove coil. clean coil to remove rust/dirt and wipe coil terminals off. inspect case for damage. with a multi-meter, check coil primary resistance by selecting ohm's and then place + and - leads on the pos/neg terminals on the coil, dodge used 2 brands of coils either a "diamond" or a "denso" primary resistance for the diamond mfr'd coil will be between 0.97-1.18 ohms. secondary resistance 11,300-15,300 ohms. Denso primary resistance 0.95-1.20 secondary resistance of 11,300-13,300 ohms. to measure secondary resistance place one of the leads to one the primary terminals and the other lead attatch to the large center terminal. compare your readings to the above values. if your readings are not within range of the above values, your problem is the ignition coil. other causes you may consider is faulty: speed sensor, throttle pos sensor/trans issues like bad pressure solenoid (actuates gear changes) a fault in your overdrive system. hope i have helped!

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 dodge dakota v6 engine wont start replaced

turn the key to the on position a see if you can here a buzzing sound around the fuel tank,if you don't hear a sound then. (be very careful while doing this) with the key off take a fuel line coming from the tank loose,make sure its pointed away from you and turn the key to the on position,see if any gas comes out,if not then your fuel pump is probably bad.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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Calvin Hart

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SOURCE: after replacing spark plugs engine revs at 3000rpm

You forgot a vaccuum line.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 dodge durango. It just had the

sounds like your neutral safety switch is not installed properly on the transmission or the shifter linkage is out of adjustment


take it back to the shop that just did the transmission rebuild and tell them what the problem is

if nothing else they need to fix the shifter not showing the correct gear

Posted on May 16, 2009

Dan C

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L,

The plenum problem should not affect compression tests. It allows oil to get sucked into the intake and will cause carbon buildup, plug fouling, and pinging. If you have zero compression on a cylinder, it is usually a valve problem. Even a burned piston will make some compression, unless it has a big hole in the middle.
Sorry, but if your compression results are to be trusted (and it seems they are), then you have to tear a head off to find the problem, or at least get a borescope in it.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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Do you know what Camshaft Actuator System is ?
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