1998dodgeram1500misfirecylnder8

Asked by Feb 24, 2012 at 06:49 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: General

MISFIRE CYLNDER8 CHANGD PLUGS INTAKE GASKET STILL MISFIRN

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make sure the firing order is not off by one or more plugs .. drivers side front to back is cyls 1,3,5,7 .pass side front to back is 2,4,6, 8 firing order for all mopar V-8's is 18436572 distributor rotation is clockwise ...

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check the cap and rotor, as well as the plug wires. You could also try running some seafoam through it. If your still getting the misfire try swapping #8 injector with one form another cylinder and see if the misfire follows it

35

It could be the wires (did you replace plug wires with the new plugs)?

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A compression or leakdown test would be next if all the above fails to find it.

145

just on #8? does it have oil on the plug? have you changed the plenum gasket?

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