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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3,285

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 ...

3,365

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)?

4,005

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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