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Dodge Ram 1500: I have a 2009 dodge ram 1500. You can start

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I have a 2009 dodge ram 1500. You can start it up and start driving down the road and all of a sudden it will feel like it starts to shudder but when you come to a stop you can clearly feel it then, which feels like a misfire in the engine. You can turn the truck off and start it back up and it will run fine the rest of the day. It will do it at lunch time every day. No engine codes present. Hurts my brain!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.
does it feel like transmission or motor?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It feels like the motor. Because when you come to stop it feels like a miss.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And also I have hooked it up to a snap on scanner and viewed the fire on each cylinder while it was doing this And it showed all cylinders were firing good. But also I this 5.7 has 16 spark plugs and I don't think the scan tool is set up for 16 and only views 8.
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.
does it smooth out in neutral?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it does not
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.
is the motor quiet?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Other than a squealing belt or pulley
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.
no codes?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nope. No codes.
Expert:  xsvector replied 1 year ago.
I'm gonna op out I'm unsure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok what's happens with the money I was charged?
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.I will do my best to assist you.
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.
first,,tune it up,new plugs and plug boots,if it still does this and from the way you explain,you may have a failing crank sensor.the crank sensor can do this and not give a code for it
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.
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