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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Dodge Ram 1500 Rerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems
Dodge Ram 1500 Problem
Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 5.9L V8
Average Mileage: 182,883 mi (117,986 mi - 330,000 mi)
Visitor, 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, 173,000 mi
My truck has a loss of power and falls down to about 1300 rpm while I am going at cruise speed(not using cruise) and has a serious lack of power and doesn't respond to the throttle like it should.
Visitor, 1996 Dodge Ram 1500, 230,000 mi
Truck will shudder or hesitate at any speed.
Visitor, 1997 Dodge Ram 1500, 117,986 mi
I own a 97 conversion van B1500, 3.9L, this van I own it since 1998, and it always, always had misfire on bank, Surged at 55mph, loss power at low speed, non responsive at times, shift between gears bucken and surging, I has replace the motor after over 2000.00 ran good until warranty ended since then I've replaced TPS, CPS,Cam sensor, Both 02 (up and down streams), coil, wires , plugs, injection #3 and #5, Transmission pressure, transductor,fuel pump and sending unit, Kat, both banks intake gaskets, ECM and all fuses relation to duty run, I had it with this van in 2002 so I installed a Jasper long block, 3.9L, and a rebuilt Transmission with a new matching ECM. Ran good until last spring and am having the same troubles PO300, PO301,PO303,PO305,PO132,PO204 and PO0205, as I sat looking at the engine looking at the code reader comparing in the manual I start have flash backs of the trouble this dodge been, don't know why I wish to fix this thing it is a nightmare and a money trap, think I park it and drive the silverado
Visitor, 2000 Dodge Ram 1500
Yes my truck 2000 5.2 liter dodge 1500 will crank but when you turn off and try crank again it takes 3 hours before it cranks again
Visitor, 1998 Dodge Ram 1500, 128,000 mi
miss firing in high gear and when your going uphill
Visitor, 1997 Dodge Ram 1500, 164,200 mi
Same problem as far as the surge goes.
surge problems losing power bad