I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 I'm not sure what is going on but when its cold it runs fine for about 5 to 10 miles then it starts knocking and sounding like the motor is about to go and dies

Asked by Mar 29, 2015 at 04:48 PM about the 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After about 30-60 mins it starts back up
and runs fine again for another 5-10 miles
its not low on oil or low oil pressure. If
anyone knows anything I would really
appreciate it.

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i had this problem with another car that I used to own the mechanic told me it had a plugged catalatic converter so I changed it and it solved the problem when it gets hot it swelled shut and caused it to die on me.

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