1997 Dodge Ram 1500 will not hold a idle

Asked by Aug 04, 2017 at 03:20 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: General

I got a 1997 ram 1500 5.2 when I go to start it will
fire up but then shut down but if I hold my foot on
the gas with a little pressure it will stay running but
as soon as I let go it will drop the Rpms to 0 and it
will shut off any ideas?

1 Answer

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Check and clean your idle air system, The idle air control is on the throttle body, four wire connector. You can see the wire colors in diagram. Also, you may need to clean passages in throttle body.

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