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If the cam or lifter is bad, why does it run smooth now at…

Second opinion] if the cam...
Second opinion] if the cam or lifter is bad , why does it run smooth now at the higher rpm where if was so rough I though I had a flat
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A worn down cam lobe will always cause a misfire at any rpm.

If it is rough at idle but smooth's out at high rpm when engine vacuum is lower, chances are you have an intake manifold vacuum leak.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Doesn't run rough at any RPM except over 5000 so that doesn't seem to answer the question

You never mentioned that before. Why don't you explain everything that you want a second opinion on.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I did explain everything about 4 times if you look back on the archives of my questions
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Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

please explain to me what is going on.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I HAVE A 2013 RAM 1500 5.7 HIMI. RUNS GREAT no mis no vibration no codes, until I exceed 5000 rpm, like when i'm passing someone. then I get vibration, like I have a flat tire or something. the check lite comes on, some time it stays most time it goes off after my rpm goes down. when it did throw a code it said misfire in #1, we replaced the coil pack, spark plugs and injector, also checked compression and leak off. can get no other code. and like I said runs great all other times. have been told might be worn lob, but can't find any reason to believe that. I am in the process of having vale springs tested. can find no computer problems on scan.

how many miles is on it?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
115243.

does the engine rattle?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
no. it sounds and runs great unless I punch it. then it shakes

ok..

when it shakes..the shake is a missfire..correct?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I understand andall agree, but whats's causing it

i dont think it is the valve-train at all

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to me,,it sounds as if it is starving for fuel

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you need to test the fuel pressure and delivery of the fuel

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must never have less than 59psi at anytime

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i would think you need a new fuel pump unit

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks Tim. we are looking at that next. think it might be the eco system. think it may not be shutting off when I punch it. you have been some help I hope. going to bed now. will let you know what we find when the shop gets back to me.

please do.

thanks

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