No power up hills

Asked by Mar 16, 2017 at 06:24 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr ST 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On the hwy it runs great on flat road but any hills I
have to gun it it's not the catyletic it checks fine it
doesent seem to be from the fuel pump because
it's got pressure on the fuel bar

2 Answers


First thing I would do is change the fuel filter and measure the fuel pressure during a time that the problem occurs.


Yep and it may be misfiring too which means tune up (plugs,wires,coils) or (crank/cam sensors) or bad/dirty/bad connection/no signal to fuel injectors which could also be a ECU.

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