Truck is running rough

Ryan Gee

Asked by Feb 04, 2016 at 06:02 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have 97 ram 1500 4x4 my truck starts up
and runs fine for a min then starts running
real rough and acts like its goin to die and
when I drive it it will cut out but when I
hammer it it clears up?

3 Answers


Sounds like you may have a miss firing spark plug or wire.


A tune up and filter change is a good place to start.

Ryan Gee

I changed the cap rotor plugs idle control sensor. My exhaust it broke right at my first o2 sensor and it popped up said it was bad could that do it?

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