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Shaking 95 Ram 1500

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:40 PM
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Default Shaking 95 Ram 1500

Have a 95 Ram 1500 4x4 with 360 engine. Starts and runs fine at low and high speeds but shakes at 55 mph. will go away if I push the button to disengage overdrive. trying to find cheapest fix. any ideas?
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:20 AM
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Idea 1x - Unbalanced tires.....

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Old 06-19-2013, 09:23 AM
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If it stops when you disengage O/D...... I would suspect engine problem. (blown plenum, clogging cat, trashed O2 sensors, fouled plugs, etc.)
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Old 06-19-2013, 01:47 PM
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+1.... Read the plenum sticky.
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:53 PM
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+2 on the motor route, but I would start with a comp or leakdown test before parts are purchased. See what shape the motor is in before you drop a coin on it. Post back your findings.

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Old 06-21-2013, 10:08 PM
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I have a 96 and I have a problem like that. My Check engine light is on and its the Crank Shaft Sensor. It shakes and its real bad in OD. That could be your problem.
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