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It runs rough at highway speeds, 2008 Ram 1500, It just

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It runs rough at highway...
It runs rough at highway speeds
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2008 Ram 1500
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It just started today. I am doing the repairs myself. The check engine light did come on
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: It stays on solid
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dodge
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9/10/2016
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. first thing we need to do is have the computer scanned for fault codes to see what is turning on the check engine light. until i know that, i can tell you a million things that could cause the issue. thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Took it to Auto Zone and they came up with P0301, P0300, P0201. Their diagnostic computer said I need a new cylinder head. Went to O'Rielly's and they came up with the same codes and sold me a an of sea foam. It seems to be running better but not great.
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

ok thanks, ***** ***** a moment to look up some information on p0201.

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

what size engine is in that thing?

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

whoever told you you need a cylinder head is nuts. replace the #1 fuel injector. done deal.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
4.7 liter 126K miles
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

you have a bad #1 injector causing all of those codes.

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

just checking in to see how things are going

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I changed the injector, the spark plugs and the coil pack. It still misfires on #1 cylinder and idles rough. It smooths out at speed, but will shutter at times on the highway.
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

ok is it still p0201 and p0301?

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