I have an 86 Dodge Ram 150 with a 318 and it idles fine and I can hold it wide open in park with no problems but when I Drive down the road and accelerate or give it gas to pull a hill it backfires and misses I have a repair manual I was just wondering if anybody would I have a good idea where to start first cause it has about ten different causes


Asked by Jun 06, 2013 at 10:24 AM about the 1986 Dodge RAM 150 Long Bed

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Stephen Smith

Try replacing the idle air control valve (IAC). Make sure the pintal is the same length as the one you took out, it is adjustable.

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