i have a dodge ram 1500 with a 5.2 v8 it has a dead spot in the throttle and now over drive does not work


Asked by Nov 08, 2013 at 12:54 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I change  the oil pump and the rod under the distributer that runs the pump and now I got a dead spot in the throttle that was not there before and now it wont shift into over drive and it has a loud vacuum noise when I hit the throttle what could it be

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It sounds like avacuum line is cracked or not put back on, that is a dead givaway, dead spot and the hiss, check all around where the distributor is back there

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