1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Q&A

1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: lack of power, poor fuel mileage

truck has 102k on it, doggy & lithargic always and to the extreme when pulling trailer(empty or loaded). hard pulling a hill even without trailer and knocks. backfired through intake(throttle body?) half dozen times coming up a hill the other day and almost died, thought it was going to let me sit. had an engine misfire(code 304) did plugs, wires, cap, rotor about 2 months ago. help! have friends with same year 5.2 and they scream. someone said maybe intake leaking? front o2 sensor(s)? -
Answer 1
Sorry to see nobody was able to help with this problem. I was wondering if you ever figured out what was cause was? -
Answer 2
drop fuel tank and check to see if fuel filter is still attached and pipe is not rotted off -