what causes a 2005 dodge ram 1500 to have a high rpm all the time especially when idle.

Asked by Sep 01, 2015 at 11:23 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My dodge 2005 dodge ram 1500 high idle issue. Ive changed the throttle
body, iac valve, and throttle position sensor and still having the same issues.
When idle the rpm is at 1.5 which is very high. Took it to the shop and it was
to i have changed everything that could be associated with it and they cant tell
me whats wrong.  HELP PLEASE.

3 Answers

1,995

it sounds like you have a leak and that there is to much air and the computer is adjusting it to match fuel to air ratio. what you can do is take a can of carb clean and spray around the throttle body and intake, spray the vaccumm lines there is a leak some where and when you notice a idle change look to see what the problem might be. this is just a test if it doesnt work there are other things that can be tried just let me know what you find with the carb test.

Ok. Thanks I will give that a try.

Ok I don't know if you have fixed you problem or not and don't know if this will work for you.. i have a 2003 2500 hemi and when I broke a valve spring it went into a limp mode and after I restart it after fixing my valve I had the same issues. It would kick up to 1500rpm and I had to reset my pedal because it's a drive by wire system. It's called a "APPS" (accelerator pedal position sensor) I don't know if that's your probleml. https://m.youtube.com/watch? v=VvRC4qpVyyM

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2005 dodge ram 1500 won't move when in gear 45 answers

    My truck starts fine, idles fine, and will even shift into any gear. The problem is that it won't move when it's in gear. I shift it to drive (or reverse or anything else), give it gas, and the engine...

    2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Idle high on start and staying higher after throttle applied. why? 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L 4 answers

    I have a, like i said, a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L. I had an IAC issue (idleing to high). So i cleaned the Throttle body and replaced the IAC valve got a bad one and replaced it again. A day or so ago ...

    2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Start 74 answers

    This is crazy but my 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 with 19,500 miles on it won't start. It won't turn over...no clicking...nothing...nada!!! Turn the key and it appears to have full power as the radio comes o...

    2005 Dodge Ram 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Rough Idle Issue 29 answers

    I have a 2003 Dodge ram 1500 SLT with the 4.7ltr engine that has 190,000 miles on it. It was idling real rough recently so I cleaned the throttle body out and changed out the idle control sensor. Th...

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Idle 2 answers

    My truck had a leaking water pump a few days ago and shortly after the battery seemed to have bitten the dust also (unrelated I suppose). I changed the water pump and had a friend jump me with his car...

    2000 Dodge Ram 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 13,112 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,495.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,690
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,300
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,940
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,103 Great Deals out of 209,129 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,584 Great Deals out of 152,652 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 2500
162 Great Deals out of 5,650 listings starting at $2,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
992 Great Deals out of 60,344 listings starting at $1,299
Used Toyota Tundra
666 Great Deals out of 28,480 listings starting at $2,798
Used Toyota Tacoma
713 Great Deals out of 32,260 listings starting at $2,750
Used Dodge Charger
482 Great Deals out of 30,244 listings starting at $2,275
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
466 Great Deals out of 43,492 listings starting at $1,900
Used Dodge Dakota
125 Great Deals out of 4,329 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Titan
252 Great Deals out of 15,918 listings starting at $3,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
97 Great Deals out of 2,336 listings starting at $5,000
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 43,035 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
831 Great Deals out of 28,003 listings starting at $1,700

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 187 listings starting at $5,195