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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By kenstauss
Overheating issue

long story short...05 1500 quad cab
noticed a tiny bit of moisture several months ago in the oil cap but wiped it off and never saw it again...skip ahead to 3 weeks ago...blown heater core af in...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By kenstauss
you can pull the iac valve and hit it with some...

you can pull the iac valve and hit it with some carb cleaner just to rule that out...same setup on mine with the K&N on short tube...my iac crapped out...no code just poor gas mileage and stalls.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By kenstauss
could be a bad map sensor or iac valve.

could be a bad map sensor or iac valve.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By kenstauss
I'd pull the W/P first and check it out...not...

I'd pull the W/P first and check it out...not that hard to get to...about an hour on my 05 1500 not sure if it's any harder on the 07. If it is bad i would replace w/p, fan clutch and serp....
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-02-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By kenstauss
Thanks. @scexpress I thought about the shocks...

Thanks. @scexpress I thought about the shocks too. I had the truck on a lift and everything on the suspension is tight. If i go over a speed bump or something like that it's solid....the weird...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-01-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By kenstauss
thanks for the input. I guess the look isn't as...

thanks for the input. I guess the look isn't as important to me as much as the ride and performance and durability. This is my everyday vehicle...no off-roading at least not intentional..lol. Not...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-01-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By kenstauss
Rims and tires?

I have an 05 quad cab and i need to replace the tires. This is a "new to me" truck and I know there have been some mods including the 20" rims. The door specs says it was built with 17". First...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-01-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By kenstauss
I know on some of the older models the TP sensor...

I know on some of the older models the TP sensor would cause this problem but being that it's an '12 that fix sounds like a long shot. Is it still under warranty...?
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-01-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By kenstauss
Lower RPM than expected in cold weather

It's gotten colder in TN and when I start my 2005 4.7L I would expect the choke to close and the RPMs to be a bit higher than if the truck were running at normal operating temp. It starts just fine...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 09-05-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By kenstauss
bummer. I finally broke down and replaced the...

bummer. I finally broke down and replaced the map sensor and it seemed to work fine for a while (again) and then out of the blue started doing it again. I think I'm going to hit up scottykilmer.com...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-29-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By kenstauss
rpm cycles in park

My problem seems to be when i put the truck in park.
It's got a poweraid cold air breather and throttle body spacer(came with the truck)
I've replaced the map sensor and tested the tps sensor...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-27-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By kenstauss
keep me posted...

keep me posted...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-25-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By kenstauss
sorry. I mis-spoke when i said the iac...check...

sorry. I mis-spoke when i said the iac...check the voltages on the tps sensor. i'm having a similar problem as you and that was the first thing i was told to check. Mine has erratic idle behavior....
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By kenstauss
they should just turn about a quarter of a turn...

they should just turn about a quarter of a turn and pull out.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-24-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By kenstauss
Have you tested the voltages on the iac valve?

Have you tested the voltages on the iac valve?
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-24-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By kenstauss
I think you did too...but i replied any...

I think you did too...but i replied any way...here's my re-post


New to Dodge myself but not new to electronics or electrical systems. I'm not sure if this would be "just" a dodge problem but i...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 08-23-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By kenstauss
Not sure if Dodge has this but according to your...

Not sure if Dodge has this but according to your symptoms it sounds like the key has a resistance that has to match a resistance in the ignition in order for it to start. (GM was a big user of this...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-23-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,206
Posted By kenstauss
i'm thinking TPS or IAC...

i'm thinking TPS or IAC...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 08-23-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By kenstauss
I have had this problem in the past with other...

I have had this problem in the past with other vehicles but never one with as low mileage as yours. Does the "tapping" seem to speed up with the rpms? it could be a lifter or valve that isn't...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-23-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By kenstauss
New to Dodge myself but not new to electronics or...

New to Dodge myself but not new to electronics or electrical systems. I'm not sure if this would be "just" a dodge problem but i have seen cars with radio controls on the steering wheel have...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 08-23-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By kenstauss
Question problem finding the right light

I replaced the lights in the dash with led's however the lights in the ac control unit are slightly different. (despite what I've read around the web) I've checked this forum but I still can't find...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-20-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By kenstauss
Newbie to the world of Ram

i just bought a 2005 quad cab 1500 and so far, lovin it. Have read quite a few posts on here already and must admit it's full of some great info and good people. Looking forward to swappin info...
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