my 1998 dodge van, backfires, shuts off while driving

Asked by May 13, 2014 at 06:00 PM about the 1989 Dodge Ram

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

shuts off while driving, backfires, can't keep running, have had 3 mechanics look at it, replaced computer, plugs , wires, coil wire, crankshaft sensor. strong odor of gas, Plugs foul out immediately

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check your injectors

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If the plugs are gas fouling then there is a loss of ignition while driving, have you had the distributor checked, there was a problem with the window plate coming loose and damaging the pickup plate.

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