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1991 Dodge Ram 50 Problems

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Most Common 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Problems

An exhaust leak and/or chirp type noise may develop from the exhaust manifold to header pipe connection. Our technicians tell us that replacing the exhaust seal ring and flange springs, along with ...
On 2.4L 4 cylinder engines a whining noise may be noted when the engine is cold and the rpm is in the 1800-2000 range. Our technicians tell us that most commonly this type of noise is coming from t...
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common and increases with mileage and over time. Symptoms can vary from light ticking to hammering/knocking noises. Performing a Fuel injector clean...
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0 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Brakes Problems

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7 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Engine Problems

On 2.4L 4 cylinder engines a whining noise may be noted when the engine is cold and the rpm is in the 1800-2000 range. Our technicians tell us that most commonly this type of noise is coming from t...
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common and increases with mileage and over time. Symptoms can vary from light ticking to hammering/knocking noises. Performing a Fuel injector clean...
Engine oil leaks may develop from the following areas: Valve cover gaskets, cam plugs at rear of the cylinder head, cam seals, front crankshaft seal, and the oil filter bracket. Leaking seals and g...

5 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

An exhaust leak and/or chirp type noise may develop from the exhaust manifold to header pipe connection. Our technicians tell us that replacing the exhaust seal ring and flange springs, along with ...
A rough idle or driveway stalling condition may occur with fault code 15 stored in the engine control module (ECM). Our technicians tell us that if the engine and ECM grounds test OK, and the throt...
A pinging or snapping noise may be heard from under the middle of the vehicle after the engine is turned off. Our technicians tell us that the noise may be coming from the exhaust. If that is the c...

0 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1991 Dodge Ram 50 Problems & Complaints

3.0L engines may develop an excessive oil consumption issue. Blue oil smoke may be noted from the exhaust during deceleration conditions (high engine vacuum). Our technicians tell us that this cond...
Engine oil leaks may develop from the following areas: Valve cover gaskets, cam plugs at rear of the cylinder head, cam seals, front crankshaft seal, and the oil filter bracket. Leaking seals and g...
On 2.4L 4 cylinder engines a whining noise may be noted when the engine is cold and the rpm is in the 1800-2000 range. Our technicians tell us that most commonly this type of noise is coming from t...
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common and increases with mileage and over time. Symptoms can vary from light ticking to hammering/knocking noises. Performing a Fuel injector clean...
A rough idle or driveway stalling condition may occur with fault code 15 stored in the engine control module (ECM). Our technicians tell us that if the engine and ECM grounds test OK, and the throt...
Some engines may develop driveability concerns due to carbon built up on the intake valves. Our technicians tell us that performing a fuel injector cleaning procedure can also help to remove intake...
The engine may develop a hesitation on acceleration. Our technicians tell us that the EGR valve back pressure tube may become plugged. In most cases cleaning the tube will correct the concern, EGR ...
A low idle or stalling condition may be the result of a dirty throttle body. Our technicians recommend cleaning the throttle body at regular intervals (15k miles) to avoid this condition.
An exhaust leak and/or chirp type noise may develop from the exhaust manifold to header pipe connection. Our technicians tell us that replacing the exhaust seal ring and flange springs, along with ...
Hard starting, long crank times, and rough idle may be noted, especially after the vehicle has been parked for a period of time. Leaking fuel injectors are a common cause for this concern.
A pinging or snapping noise may be heard from under the middle of the vehicle after the engine is turned off. Our technicians tell us that the noise may be coming from the exhaust. If that is the c...
A tappet/lash adjuster noise may be noted from the 3.0L engines. Our technicians tell us that proper testing of the lash adjusters should be performed before replacing any parts. A full crankcase ...
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