why my 1992 dodge dakoya v~8 idle good but sputters and has no power when put in drive

Asked by Feb 14, 2016 at 09:18 PM about the 1992 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr LE 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving my truck the other night and on freeway and started up ahill and truck started slowing down and sputtering and popping.  idles good but no power on any incline.

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Did the check engine light come on? this sounds like a driveability problem that would trigger it

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no check engine light checked fuel pressure and that was good

It shows no codes anymore than 1/4 throttle it will die. If u let off throttle it goes back to idling fine.

6,195

How does the Air Filter look? Have you replaced the fuel filter recently?

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6,195

I was just reviewing this thread with a similar issue, I think there is some good suggestions here that would help you with yours concern - let me know -- http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t4652_ds498744

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fuel filter looks good just changed fuel filter yesterday. It also goes in reverse just fine. I also pumped all the gas in tank and replaced with 5 gallons of new fuel. I did this cuz I noticed a little water in gas I siphoned out. what problem would not show codes or check engine checked spark plugs all good. totally stumped!!

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