Why does my idle go up and down and then my engine turns off

Asked by Jun 14, 2015 at 12:47 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Many reasons, dirty MAF, idle control, or throttle body, also vacuum leaks and other issues. Is your check engine light on? Time to do some maintenance on your truck.

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