MAF Sensor?

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  1. Jock Hiltz

    Jock Hiltz Junior Member

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    Does an 1989 Power Ram have a MAF sensor or equivalent sensor ?
     
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    No mass airflow sensors back then on hardly anything. You got a pre-Magnum 318 with a throttle body so its basically an electronic carburetor. You getting any codes on that?
     
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    it is more than a electronic carburetor by 89. you are probably thinking map sensor.
     
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    no check engine light but I haven't check the codes yet... just getting what feels like a miss fire when I accelerate...
     
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    Yeah, the truck is new to me, and im getting a miss fire when I accelerate... trying to poke around at what could be the issue
     
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    Usually not a bad map doing that.
    Look at spark first.

    Couldn't hurt to run some Techron fuel injection cleaner through it either.
     
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    If you haven't done a tune up yet.

    Personally, I only ever used and prefer the factory Mopar cap and rotor - the clearances are always correct and the vent is correct. Some people like the brass inserts but they don't work well in the humid area where I live - I can't tell you how many cars I have fixed by just putting the factory cap and rotor back on back when I was a Chry. tech.
    Spark plug wires - the best bang for the buck are the Summit 8 mm wires, high quality, durable, great price.
    Plugs - I prefer the factory spec Champions, maybe NGK's, not an autolite fan.

    I also liked running either a higher output coil or a msd 6A with a stock or aftermarket coil.
    Cap and plugs seemed to last longer with the MSD/stock coil combo.
     
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    thanks!
     
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