1998 5.2 liter

Asked by Jan 18, 2017 at 12:35 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I rebuilt sons engine it is a 5.2 (318) bore .030 over
flat top pistons block is decked .005 clearance.
Stock head gasket & shimmed rocker assembly
.030 to garentee no issues. Used stock steel heads
and multiport injection. The problem is truck still
has no better performance than before. Help

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Likely an engine management controls issue not a hardware problem what where the DTC codes when it was running poorly? what are they currently? Do the long term and short term fuel trims look good?

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