my 2004 dodge ram pickup will not crank to start or even read a code on comp..diono...

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Asked by Dec 06, 2011 at 09:17 PM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've checked the battery ,fuses ,relays, plus bypassed and checked starter.
seems to be maby ingnision or something..what do I do anybody???
I also have a machanic telling me to change the computer..

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Does your ignition key have a chip in it? It could need reprogramming.It is a common issue in several Chrysler/Dodge units.I would not start fooling around with the trucks computer.If whoever suggested this were to damage one of the many plug in pins you could really be in for a costly repair.Does your truck have excessive mileage?Contact your local Dodge dealer and ask if there are any OPEN RECALLS by submitting your full vehicle identification number to one of thier SERVICE WRITERS.

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if it is turning over and not cranking,it may be the fuel pump is out,do you here a humming sound for about 3 seconds from under truck bed when you turn the key switch on,if not,fp is bad.try that befor trying a computer,i doubt that is the problem.also try another battery.

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no its not even turning over, got in it one day and it did nada,turn the key all elecrtri apears but dont do nothing. I tried a battery, is there a way to tell if it is the ignition?

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no chip in the key,but I will call the dealer. I wanna kno if ther's a way to rule out the ignition??

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turn your keyswitch on-off 3 times to reset alarm system.

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04 no crank no start... no fuel pres, perf gauge diagnostic, all stepped through test ok. odom works as designed, do not get "NO BUS" gear select does not move over PRND321. checked linkage ok. pwr at start relay, swaped start relay and ASD relay. help out of ideas:-)

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Mine has the the exact same problem need help please

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I'm having a problem with my 04 1500. Cranks but no fuel or pressure in the rail. Has 67000 miles. Never a problem before. How likely is the chip key or reader have trouble and how do I check it?

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