I have a 98 Ram pickup, 5.9 ltr. 4x4. After I drive for about 5 min., it begins to miss, backfire, crapout... for about 2minutes, then it runs fine. Any ideas?

Asked by Sep 01, 2012 at 05:10 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Best way to trouble shoot this one is to connect to real time OBD II. And watch what input or output is failing. The cost will be around $75 (depending on where you live). This will give you momentary input or output glitches that you appear to have.It sounds like a thermal issue on a sensor.

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