Cause of re-occurring low idle cut-out, typically in cold weather, 0-32 degrees O.A.

Asked by Jan 07, 2017 at 01:07 PM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Symptom described occurrs in initial 5-10 minutes of operation in cold weather, at inititial stops at street crossings

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Engines use 2 different loops in the computer. 1 when cold and 2nd one when it warms up. Check temperature sensor, it may be bad and engine thinks it's already at operating temperature when it's still cold.therefore goes into closed loop.

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