2005 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7. wont turn over, just rapid clicking. battery is good. ran fine all day yesterday. I do know the O2 censor needs replacing. Thougths?

cliff3142
15

Asked by cliff3142 Nov 17, 2013 at 04:53 PM about the 2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7. wont turn over, just rapid clicking. battery is good. ran fine all
day yesterday. I do know the O2 censor needs replacing. Thougths?

4 Answers

judge_roy
Not Active

yeah...the ground connection to the chassis and motor have gone "semi- conductor" with corrosion...you gotta take the connection apart and wirebrush till metal then put back...at the chassis and at the one that goes to the MOTOR near the alternator...get the solid 300 cold cranking amp connection~

cliff3142
15

I just opened the drivers side door and dash lights and cab lights where blinking on and off. Still think ground connector?

cliff3142
15

Ground conductor is good.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
dandyoun
76,745

Clean and tighten all battery connections. Also clean and tighten the negative connection on the frame and motor. My 2007 5.7 did the same thing twice. The first time It was dirty battery terminals. They looked clean from the top but after removing them I could see the corrosion. The second time it was the battery. It tested ok but would not crank my truck. I replaced the battery and all has been great since.

Best Answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my 84 runs 20 min and dies carb dry!! new pump and filters 5 answers

    i have chage fuel pump twice, new filters, check lines, carb level, pick up at tank and nothing. I fill carb manually and work for 20 more minutes and die dry again. If its working and i go down a hil...

    1984 Chevrolet Celebrity

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Ram Pickup 1500
Looking for a Used Ram Pickup 1500 in your area?
CarGurus has 11,345 nationwide Ram Pickup 1500 listings starting at $2,000.
ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 3,660
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 3,460
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 3,460
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150"
1,907 Great Deals out of 114,668 listings starting at $1,455
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
1,561 Great Deals out of 131,842 listings starting at $1,450
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 2500"
154 Great Deals out of 4,557 listings starting at $2,900
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
617 Great Deals out of 58,001 listings starting at $1,945
Used Toyota Tundra"
374 Great Deals out of 17,725 listings starting at $2,988
Used Toyota Tacoma"
472 Great Deals out of 25,355 listings starting at $2,499
Used Dodge Dakota"
131 Great Deals out of 3,657 listings starting at $1,200
Used Jeep Wrangler"
352 Great Deals out of 42,405 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Charger"
434 Great Deals out of 28,178 listings starting at $2,990
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty"
449 Great Deals out of 37,715 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 3500"
119 Great Deals out of 2,069 listings starting at $6,950
Used Ford Mustang"
665 Great Deals out of 31,679 listings starting at $1,950
Used Nissan Titan"
156 Great Deals out of 6,159 listings starting at $4,500

Used Cars For Sale