intermittent backfires at 60 mph 1995 dodge 1500

Asked by Feb 12, 2017 at 12:08 PM about the 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1995 dodge 1500 5.2 litre backfires between gear shift and  In low gear. replaced plugs, wires,, distrubiter, ecm and coil, truck has excessive vibration during miss fires. no check engine light or codes

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Engine backfire is caused by an imbalance in the air-to-fuel ratio of the vehicle. Backfires occur in one of two places. A backfire in the intake manifold is caused by a ratio that is too lean (not enough fuel). A backfire out of the exhaust system is caused by a ratio that is too rich (too much fuel).

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