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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Question: truck will turn over and run but hae to keep on gas to keep going how could Ifix

 

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dodgefan1995, Janesville, WI, May 13, 2014, 20:18
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need to know how I could fix my truck the truck starts up u have to keep your foot on the gas to keep it goig it seem like their is no idle >>? its weird need help plz

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    lightsaber May 13, 2014, 20:41
     Journeyman

    The IAC valve (intake air control valve) mounted at the rear of the throttle body has likely failed, or the passage behind it is dirty with soot. At idle, the engine gets air only from the pcm controlled IAC valve. If you press on the throttle, you open the throttle plate and allow air to enter past the throttle plate. Remove the valve and clean the passage then re-install valve. If the idle doesn't improve, you will need a new IAC valve.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13388 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper May 14, 2014, 06:55
     Master

    agree with #1

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