2002 dodge ram 1500 5.9L gas

Asked by Dec 30, 2016 at 01:58 PM about the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

everytime I would come to an idle the oil pressure would go to 0. for a little while tapping on the gas pedal was all it took to solve the problem, that is until the engine started nocking after driving it for just a few minutes. I took it to a recommended shop in town to have the mechanical problem diagnosed (97$) and gave me a list of all that needed done to it. my father inlaw and I did all the work in his shop (replaced the oil pump, feeding tube, oil filter and OP censor, all new oil and sparkplugs). anyway after hours of work we started the truck, started like a dream!!! drove it down the road and as soon as I came to a complete stop it started nocking AGAIN!!!   turned around and on the way back to the shop the oil pressure once again kept coming and going.

what could that possibly be?

1 Answer

24,565

Is there a knock sensor if its bad it will adjust the timing to any position it can to over come some issue which could be something else bad like another sensor or computer ecm module, so it may be working but may not be getting the correct reading from the others needed to make it work correctly.

Your Answer:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    7,190
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,950
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    6,510
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
130 Great Deals out of 11,421 listings starting at $399
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
99 Great Deals out of 11,128 listings starting at $4,950
Used Dodge Ram 2500
77 listings starting at $2,975
Used GMC Sierra 1500
84 Great Deals out of 10,356 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Tundra
27 Great Deals out of 1,531 listings starting at $4,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
13 Great Deals out of 1,754 listings starting at $6,413
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
18 Great Deals out of 809 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
35 Great Deals out of 1,236 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Dakota
4 Great Deals out of 127 listings starting at $4,795

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.