My engine won't idle once it gets up to running temperature


Asked by Redeye Mar 29, 2012 at 10:33 PM about the 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Dan Connell

the ECT (engine coolant tempurature) sensor is malfunctioning id say. its the master sensor that a gas engine uses till its up to the correct temp. If you have the Cummins, id start to look at your VP44 injection pump starting to go out. Also a cracked head wont cause a vehicle to die, but it can cause coolant and oil leaks.

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Jake Richardson

you are 100% correct dan

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