i replaced the fuel pump, and relay, new battery and plugs, cap , rotor. wants to start but just wont fire. any suggestions. 2001 1500 v8 5.2

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Asked by Feb 02, 2014 at 05:00 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

9 Answers

113,195

Your egr valve could be stuck open causing it not to start.

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113,195

Have you check you fuel pressure? And are the spark plugs firing?

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20,085

Is it not firing or no fuel?

3,085

might need new plug wires also.

4,005

also check the connections to the coil.

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I have new wires and plugs. how do I check the pressure? it will crank but not start, plugs have spark. how do I check egr valve?

20,085

Turn key on.Get underneath it and smack the gas tank in the center with a hammer and see if it starts pumping. If it does you need a fuel pump.

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tuff4x4 : I have already replaced the fuel pump, and complete assembly, and relay switch under hood. also the plugs, wires, cap / rotor . also tried to reset ecm by disconnecting battery and waiting 30 minutes. newer battery 900 cca, cant quite figure out what the problem is. 185000 miles. could it be the tps, or egr or O2 sensors?

20,085

Get a test light and pull one of the injector plug ins off. First test for power when cranking. Then switch your test light lead to power + on battery and see if it is getting ground when cranking.

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