my 97 dodge ram is starting to shake when I drive it but not when it's idleing any ideas why?

Asked by Jan 13, 2011 at 06:57 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

45

It sounds like it is misfiring. If the check engine light is on or is flashing then i would have a parts store check the codes and if it has misfire codes then it could be plugs,wires, ect.

115

is it getting worse the faster you go but at regular rpms not flooring it if it is it could be as simple as a tire out of ballence or ball joints. at idle you should still feel a miss pop the hood while idleing and stare at the plastic breather if its a random or constant miss it will jerk evertime it misses. hope this helps a little more

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

it does have mis fire codes and check engine light is on idles fine its like some flip a switch while i was going down the road it happen that fast.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 12,822 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,770
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,380
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,693 Great Deals out of 211,512 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 2500
152 Great Deals out of 5,502 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
937 Great Deals out of 62,257 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Tacoma
616 Great Deals out of 35,102 listings starting at $2,155
Used Dodge Dakota
122 Great Deals out of 4,295 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 44,353 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
96 Great Deals out of 2,309 listings starting at $5,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
282 Great Deals out of 38,308 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 1,473 listings starting at $5,995
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 1,167 listings starting at $6,495
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 1,719 listings starting at $3,900
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
80 Great Deals out of 1,587 listings starting at $2,421
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
92 Great Deals out of 1,557 listings starting at $2,699