Running motor loses power, coughs repeatedly through TB then goes again,..why?

Asked by Nov 23, 2014 at 10:27 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

running along nice,.. sudden lose of power,.. cough and sputter through throttle body, "feather and pedal" the throttle and it will recover and go again. tried dry gas and gas treatment, also hi-test gas,.. no help!!.  It may run several days between episodes.

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My 97 Dodge Stratus does the exact same thing, I sure hope somebody has the answer to this problem.

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