2006 dodge 1500 5.7 hemi truck starts up when cold but after running until engine is at tempture than parked and off for 30-45 minutes will not start unless the gas peddle is heald to the floor than y


Asked by Feb 28, 2016 at 03:30 AM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

truck starts up fine after sitting over night but after driveing for an hour than
stopping for 30-45 minutes than try to start the truck it will not start unless you
hold the gas peddle to the floor than it starts but you can smell gas comeing
out the exhaust pipes. is this a leaking fuel-injector still putting fuel into motor
after key is off with pressure still in fuel rail

3 Answers


That is what it sounds like too me. A fuel pressure leak down test can tell you for sure if that is the case. Sometimes but not always a good injector cleaning will stops this if you want to go that way. After you get it fixed, I would recommend running a top tier fuel, something like Chevron or Texaco, and for times you can't get the good stuff keep a bottle or two of Techron around and put it in the tank. My old Tahoe had a problem with one of its injectors, as long as I ran Techron fuel it ran just fine.


Might be crank sensor , sometime when sensor gets hot won't start till cools down


There's also a good chance you're throttle body just needs to be cleaned out. I had the same issue with my car recently, except I don't know about the smell from the exhaust. Get some BG cleaner for $10, that's what worked for me.

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