I have a 1999 dodge ram 1500 with 3.9 engine. The vehicle fires right up but wont stay running unless I keep my foot on the Gas. As soon as I let off the throttle the vehicle dies and wont stay running on restart unless my foot is on the throttle? Any Ideas on how to fix it?

Asked by Feb 02, 2015 at 09:07 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram Van 3 Dr 1500 Cargo Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1999 dodge ram 1500 with 3.9 engine.The vehicle fires right up but wont stay
running unless I keep my foot on the Gas. As soon as I let off the throttle the vehicle dies
and wont stay running on restart unless my foot is on the throttle? Any Ideas on how to fix
it?

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if it is spitting and sputtering that's the fuel pressure regulatorit's getting too much gas

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