My 1996 dodge ram starts upnand runs for about 3-5 miles then it shuts down kinda sputters and then backfires a few times then thats it is there anything you can think this might be.

Asked by Jan 31, 2012 at 07:39 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Starts up after sitting a few hours then runs fine for about 3-5 miles then shuts down.  When shutting down it kinda sputters alittle and backfires.  Replaced all the spark plugs and rotar cap and coil. Just dropped the gas tank to check fuel filter and it was a little dirty But nothing major,  Fuel pump works.

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First thing I would check is pump pressure. Sounds like you are about to lose the fuel pump.

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