Why will truck not stay running?

Asked by Noah Feb 13, 2020 at 09:50 PM about the 1998 Dodge RAM 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 98 ram 1500 2wd 5.2 will not stay running I
changed altenator twice it is good I can jump truck off
and it will run as soon as I disconnect cables it
instantly has no power and dies sometimes dash
gauges will work while running sometimes wont and
sometimes codes will come up on dash saying check
gauges I cant figure it out maybe ecm or pcm not sure
but let me know if anybody knows as it is my daily
driver

No Answers Yet

Your Answer:

Dodge RAM 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    15,520
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    12,620
  • #3
    G A Arne
    Reputation
    9,800
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
107 Great Deals out of 7,972 listings starting at $871
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
83 Great Deals out of 6,538 listings starting at $4,888
Used Dodge RAM 2500
3 Great Deals out of 46 listings starting at $4,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
67 Great Deals out of 4,486 listings starting at $508
Used Toyota Tacoma
28 Great Deals out of 777 listings starting at $7,900
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
12 Great Deals out of 708 listings starting at $8,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
12 Great Deals out of 656 listings starting at $8,995
Used Dodge RAM 3500
3 Great Deals out of 41 listings starting at $15,995

Used Cars for Sale

2010 Dodge RAM 1500 For Sale
70 listings starting at $3,500
2009 Dodge RAM 1500 For Sale
31 listings starting at $8,950
2008 Dodge RAM 1500 For Sale
27 listings starting at $8,650
2007 Dodge RAM 1500 For Sale
10 listings starting at $5,995
2006 Dodge RAM 1500 For Sale
11 listings starting at $9,987

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.