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Jerry, Master Mechanic
Category: Dodge
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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I have 05 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 engine start run bad so I scan

Customer Question

Hi I'm Herman I have 05 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 engine start run bad so I scan it po601 saying somethings wrong with computer so replace it with a new it still run bad &hit have no code it misfire & spark plug tip be black& wet with gas can u help me please
JA: Have you seen the misfire code before? Has the car been stalling?
Customer: No & yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 engine
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I put a new computer spark plug
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: When it start & it run for a little wild trun it check spark plug & they will be a little wet like fire is weak
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to help you out today. Have you checked basic engine mechanical systems like performing a cylinder compression test? I ask 5his because I have seen issues where rocker arms can fall off and cause problemslike you are experiencing.