after my engine cools off its starts okey but after a couple of minutes the engine gradually goes bad its shakes and hssing sound goes louder then it dies. The gas tank half full.


Asked by Sep 07, 2013 at 04:33 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 4WD 4dr Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

In the morning it starts okey . One click good battery voltage stable rpm and engine
sounds good, After almost 2 minutes every thing changes to worst, Engine starts shaking,
erradict rpms and loud hhsssing sound coming from the air cleaner somewhere and gas
odor all over the place permiates the air. Then engine dies off. Wont start for a while.
Appreciate if somebody would point me to the right direction in fixing this problem.

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Sounds like its loading up with fuel and flooding out. Could be a bad coolant temperature sensor not telling the computer the engine has warmed up. HTH. -Jim

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