Black smoke for a few minutes until its warm

Asked by Mar 01, 2011 at 03:56 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 2500 with a 5.9 360 when I start it up there is black smoke until its warmed up then its gone also the mileage is way down any ideas.  Thanks in advance

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try a tune up black smoke means its running rich, do some new plugs wires air filter etc etc... also try some carb choke and throttle body cleaner

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