truck wont start

Asked by Feb 23, 2018 at 02:17 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Dodge dakota 97, 2 wheel drive, v6, is not starting, has new battery, lights turn on, electronics turn on, but when I try to start it, it only cranks once and everything shuts off

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Check battery cables to make sure they're clean and tight.

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