Ram 1500 issues

Asked by Mar 05, 2017 at 12:26 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am at a lose can not figure out what the prob is
any ideas would be great.
2005 dodge RAM 1500 4x4
147xxx 4.7 V8
Throws codes P0443 (purge valve) at start up.
P0132 (bank1 sensor1 high voltage or upstream
O2) after warm, P0300 randomly and also takes
the other codes away when it appears.
Sluggish climbing hills, slow acceleration, gets to
4k rpm and dogs out. If I stay on it it will eventually
go to 5k and backfire sound rough. Check engine
will flash.
Parts I have replaced:
All 4 O2 sensor tried 3 different brands.
2 new universal CATs
New plugs and coils
Crank, cam, throttle, knock sensors
EGR valve
Purge valve
Tests I have had done.
Fuel pump at idle and while running at 55mph
results good pressure
Injectors =good
No water in oil
Doesnt shut off and never  feel a miss just dogs.
Daily driver. drove 11hr trip with no issues other
then the sluggish up hills.

2 Answers


Have you ran a compression test?

Yes, the driver's side was 125-135 psi and the passenger side was 90-110 psi. Although someone told me I have to have a battery charger hooked up. Reason being all the cranks drains my battery enough to give me false readings. Not sure how true that is but never retested it.

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