Truck dying

Asked by Dec 07, 2014 at 12:26 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my truck runs and drives good but
when it is idling it slowly dies. Rpms
get low and the lights start to flicker (
headlights, taillights). It has died on
me a couple of times while driving
but I don't know what it could be.

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Sounds like a possible battery issue, or alternator.

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