I have a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2l. I turned it on and shuts right off. I can only keep it running while hitting the gas pedal. Sometimes it's cranking really slow then cranks normal. What can it be?


Asked by Aug 04, 2016 at 07:47 AM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I take off it runs fine doesn't lose power or
anything. Can anybody help?

2 Answers


Have it read for codes, even if the check engine light is NOT on the computer will have stored information and codes. Discount auto stores will read codes for no fee. write them down.

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Ok I will do that. I haven't done that being the fact I don't have a light on. Thanks I will try that

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