Whats wrong if when I start the truck it will not stay started unless you hold the gas down at all times

Asked by May 28, 2014 at 09:43 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It turns over to start but
have to stay on the gas at all
times

3 Answers

915

Its probably the idle air control valve.

10

or it could be a vacuum leak..

I had this problem.It turned out to be the battery.Even thou it would start truck the amperage was fluctuating.My fuel pump was not working at it preferred rating so i changed it also.Try the battery first alot cheaper.Then if that does not do it i would have the fuel pump checked out.

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