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Misfires under load or going up a. No its happened all its…

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Misfires under load or...

Misfires under load or going up a hill

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it a steady misfire? Or random?

No its happened all its life it currently has 94000 miles its a 2014

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '14 Dodge?

1500 Express, I filed a complaint and meet with arbitration Tuesday . The dealer tells me not under warranty

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Express yourself? What have you tried so far?

No dealer and I hope to have the arbriator have them do a proper repair

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

All that was done is the dealer swapped the plugs and coil everytime it happened

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
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l​et me have the year make model and engine size and or the vin number and are the lights on the dash either yellow or red illuminating or flashing?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
2014 Ram 1500 express , 5.7 Liter Hemi . No they are not on at this time . The MIL will flash and car will shake violently and then the mil will stay on.
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

ok do you have any type of a scanner r access to one?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
CODES were P0302 misfire # 2 , yes I have a nice code reader
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

ok has it been tuned up with new spark plugs yet?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no not required until 100k and as I said dealer swapped them and they said they were ok
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

O​K WELL I WOUYLD PUT A NEW SET IN YOUR SELF ....ALSO WHAT YOU CAN DO....IS SWAP NO2 WITH NO 3 COIL....CAN YOU DO THAT? ERASE THE CODES AND DRIVE IT AGAIN UNTILL THE LIGHT STARTS FLASHING AND RESSCAN IT AND TELL ME WHAT CODES YOU GET...CAN YOU DO THAT?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
All that has been done and it will still misfire under load or when going up a hill
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

so you are saying womeone swapped no 2 coil to another cylinder? if so what were the results?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Car runs fine and as I said only under load will the mis fire come back. Im thinking broken valve spring or rocker arm lobe is flattened Do you have any history with this I see this in the forums
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

o​k you did not answer my question I need to eliminate all possibilities. I am ASE certified in advanced engine performance you will have to trust my methods of diagnosis....if you have not swapped coils then you will need to do that first...make sense?

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

I​t could be a coil injector computer piston valve may possibilities but trust me Ive been doing this for over 30 years

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Coils were swapped , this misfire has happened about 7 times . So yes coils and plugs swapped
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The dealer also flashed the PCM and the truck will still misfire
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

s​o which cylinder did the coils get swapped with? and what were the results? has misfire ever been on any other cylinder? have you tested injectors...have they been swapped please answer all questions... what did the delaer say about the results of the coil and plug swap what cylinder did they swap with and what were results?!?

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

a mechanical problem most likely would be present continuosly

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

does the vehicle have an egr valve?

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

if delaer worked on it what did they tell you ?!!

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No problem found at dealer when could swapped misfire only in cylinder 2
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No problems are found at low rpms coil swap did not find anything
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

ok so it idles fine...but on acceleration it misses? how bad?

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Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

so what was their recommendation or their thoughts after working on it...for what its worth

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Only misfires when going up a grade or undler load , dont know if it has an egr vave
Dodge Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 8 months ago

so what did dealer tell you

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