loss of power

Asked by Sep 02, 2013 at 08:17 PM about the 1988 Dodge RAM 150 Long Bed

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have 88 dodge power ram with a 318 in it that lost power , it has no converter in it , we replaced fuel filter , new fuel injectors , new map sensor , replaced computer, bypassed egr , put in new water temp sensors,  retimed the engine and the truck got its power back , but shortly after running the test driving the truck it lost power again ,it went out of tme , it has a electronic distrbuter in it. it went out of time after test driving it. would it be timing chain and gear? or bad distributer or both??

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there is no gear on bottom its a key way style, is the chain and gears plastic? could be streched maybe? alot of work to replace on a maybe??

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http://www.dodgetalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=239812 -- take a look at this. Possibly a stretched timing belt issue. This should answer several questions for you.

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