90 Dodge ram 318 eng. 8 cyl. problem: runs well ; apply brakes to come to a stop; eng. shuts down . replaced brake booster . problems still presist. odimeter dosen't work.

Asked by Nov 22, 2012 at 12:58 PM about the 1989 Dodge Ram

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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1) odometer has nothing to do with what you describe. I am thinking vacuum leak, when you apply brakes the vacuum consumed by the booster overwhelms the system and stalls the motor

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May have issue with transmission converter. Mine did the same thing off and on, Change filter and transmission fluid. problem gone.

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