24 Valve 2nd Gen Dodge Cummins 98.5-02 Discussion of 24 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with VP44 Injection Pumps
Sponsored by Trailer Plus

99 Cummins. Start, surge, die or weak idle

  #1  
Old 10-17-2016, 05:24 PM
Newbie
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Posts: 1
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default 99 Cummins. Start, surge, die or weak idle

Hi Guy's
Got a 99 RAM with cummins. All stock and has been running great. But now it starts, surges 5 times and then either dies or idle very low and weak. No throttle response. It first happened last night. All I did was turn the key all the way off, pull it out, try again and it started right up and drove home fine.
Started it first thing this morning but just started, surged and died. That's all it would do.
I pulled the battery cable 5 minutes, put it back on and it started right up and got me to work fine.
Now I'm at work and the truck will only start, surge 4 or 5 times then die (or idle very low/weak). Lift pump is good, Passed OBD test, I'm clueless. Actually I'm leaning towards an ECM but I sure would like to find another human to verify this.
 
  #2  
Old 01-20-2019, 09:50 PM
Newbie
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 2
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default surges then dies

Same problem with mine any ideas?
 
  #3  
Old 01-21-2019, 01:07 AM
Crawler's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: DFW Texas
Posts: 299
Received 26 Likes on 22 Posts
Default

I replied in your other thread. Check that out.
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.