98 dodge ram 1500 loss of power won't go above 35mph

Asked by GuruHZCCQ Jul 03, 2019 at 03:19 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

98 ram won't go above 35 and is bogging down
when I try to for it to go. Had a misfiring code
come up, so I changed plugs and wires. Ran great
for 20 min then back to 35 and bogging. Any help
would be appreciated

2 Answers

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Oil leaks past head gasket and interferes with spark plugs. Thus you have misfiring. Oil is a conductor and will seek the path of least resistance

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With a misfire, the most likely problem is an exhaust restriction, like a clogged catalytic converter. Might be a failing pump, clogged filter, dirty injectors, the list goes on. If you have a warning light, there are codes associated. go to an auto parts store to get them read.

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