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Dodge Ram 1500 Throttle Body May Malfunction in Very Cold Climates

Dodge Ram 1500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2003, 2004, 2005

Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 5.7L V8 HEMI

Average Mileage: 90,000 mi (70,000 mi - 110,000 mi)


The throttle body may malfunction in very cold climates causing symptoms at engine start up. A throttle body causing problems will require replacement.

  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    i have th esame thing in cold weather the truck stalls out when you stop or slow down to a crawl until it warms up

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  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    Very random. Truck sometimes dies when you apply the brake regardless of whether your going 70mph or 35mph. Only when temperatures below 10 degrees fahrenheit. Very very dangerous, especially around curves and intersections.

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