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Idle / choking issue

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by Thelawnscaper, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. Thelawnscaper

    Thelawnscaper Member
    Messages: 50

    Ok this is a weird one. I have a 2003 Dodge 2500 w/ hemi. Recently it started randomly choking when I put it into drive. Then it happened while driving, the engine going up and done in RPM's without me touching it. It sometimes clears itself out, other times it lags and chokes. I took it in, the dealer said it was the throttle housing that needed cleaning which they charged me for. A week later it did the same thing and now the engine light is on. The weird thing is that its only once in a while. Any ideas?
  2. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    how about a vacum leak?

    DAFFMOBILEWASH PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,602

    TPS sensor??? Putting it on a scanner will help. Before the code clears itself. (intermittent issue)