My truck has been having some stalling problems like once a week while slowing down to make a left turn. The lights stay on and there is no stutter or noise before it stalls. What should I do?


Asked by Oct 12, 2014 at 09:15 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When it stalls the steering wheel locks up
before coming to a complete stop and
then I put it in park, turn it off, and it fires
right up no problem then doesn't happen
for about a week. No codes or check
engine light

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Change out your power steering pressure switch. Failure Symptoms: When the power steering pressure switch indicates the system is always on or always off, the engine control computer illuminates the check engine light to the problem. During low speed parking lot maneuvers or when the engine is in idle, turning the steering wheel may cause the engine to bog down, and then surge as the computer overcompensates for the load. In some cases, the vehicle may stall at low speed when the wheel is turned, as the engine computer did not know there was a sudden demand for power and could not compensate fast enough. Read more : pressure-switch-do.html

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