Throttle is sticking

10

Asked by Mar 11, 2016 at 05:14 PM about the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Good afternoon gents i have an 02 dodge
ram 1500 3.7 v6 28th a manual
transmission and in the past month or two
the throttle gets stuck around 2000 rmps in
and out of gear i have to tap the gas again to
get it return to normal I've already cleaned
the throttle body with intake and throttle
body cleaner but it hasn't helped I think it
might be a sensor but I'm not sure can
anyone give me some Insight on what the
problem could possibly be thanks I greatly
appreciate it?

2 Answers

10,965

What I would recommend is that you disconnect the throttle cable and check the movement of each part. Make sure the cable is not getting hung up and moves freely as well as the pedal. With the cable disconnected from the throttle body, move the throttle body linkage by hand to see if it hangs up.

10

Ok thank you buddy I'll give it a try

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Transmission sticking 1 answer

    My 99' ram 1500 v-8 has a problem with the transmission. When accelerating, it wants to stick or hold in first gear and not shift into second properly. If I baby the throttle it will shift properly. I...

    1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr ST 4WD Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Sticking caliper 3 answers

    Changed the caliper, the rotor, brake line, master cylinder and booster and it still sticks! ABS module?

    2001 Dodge Ram 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Oil dip stick 6 answers

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4+4 Laramie king cab truck all of a sudden started making awful sound smoking then quit went to check the oil and could not pull dip stick out we just bought it 2 & a half wee...

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Quad Cab LB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Idle high on start and staying higher after throttle applied. why? 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L 4 answers

    I have a, like i said, a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L. I had an IAC issue (idleing to high). So i cleaned the Throttle body and replaced the IAC valve got a bad one and replaced it again. A day or so ago ...

    2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • i have a 1995 dodge pickup 1500 why is it so hard to find one with a stick 3 answers

    im looking 4 one 1995 with a stick

    1995 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT 4WD Standard Cab LB

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,980
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,760
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,230 Great Deals out of 208,247 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,739 Great Deals out of 167,330 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Ram 2500
136 Great Deals out of 5,279 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
823 Great Deals out of 66,190 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Tundra
472 Great Deals out of 33,122 listings starting at $3,400
Used Toyota Tacoma
484 Great Deals out of 38,797 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
353 Great Deals out of 47,425 listings starting at $1,795
Used Dodge Dakota
110 Great Deals out of 3,850 listings starting at $1,199
Used Ford Mustang
357 Great Deals out of 46,764 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 3500
83 Great Deals out of 2,141 listings starting at $5,250
Used Chevrolet Camaro
155 Great Deals out of 32,794 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 1,338 listings starting at $6,500
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,067 listings starting at $6,700
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,546 listings starting at $4,488
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 1,497 listings starting at $2,999
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,319 listings starting at $2,995