1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Dodge Ram 3500
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 ProblemsRerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems
On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published that outlines the specifics of the repair. It states the rerouting procedure should be performed before other repairs are done for misfires, surging or spark knock.
Replacing a pressure solenoid valve in the transmission valve body may fix an issue where the transmission "hunts" between first and second gears. Our technicians report that customers sometimes describe this complaint as surging or bucking.
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 QuestionsWill not shift from low to 2,all new solenoid s and gov and other (1 answer)
Cleaned the plug and now it won't shift check engine light on
It's always doing it now.all I did was clean the connects to tranny been in salt air over winter
New cap and rotor. Checked spark plug wires.