RAM 1500 1998 5.9

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Asked by Apr 12, 2016 at 08:52 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 98ram with 5.9
It starts n ididles but when u give it gas it dies
every time n idles ruff
I changed the .motor n stills does same thing
Changed all sensors o. Motor full tune up all new
spark n fuel pump. But it still does same thing.
I can't figure it out
It'll start idle ruff but u give any gas it dies right
away

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Change air filter

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sometimes a bad intake plenum gasket will do this. check for vacuum leaks.

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All gaskets was replaced before I put motor in truck the motor was built n ran in other truck I took it out of. My old motor did the same problem Even when I put the new motor in truck I had all new spark components replaced new sensors all around on motor n replace fuelpump twice n still my motor dies when I give it gas I'm stump on this

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