my 01 dodge ram pick up ran out of gas refilled now won't turn on

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Asked by Jan 21, 2017 at 07:57 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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69,555

It's probably the fuel pump. The gasoline flowing through the pump cools and lubricates the electric pump motor. Running it dry (out of gas) often burns out the pump motor. HTH. -Jim

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we have sprayed starter fluid and won't turn on so it has to be the fuel pump than. thanks for your help

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69,555

If it won't run a few seconds on the starting fluid you either have no spark or it's jumped timing. Check for spark. If you do have spark, do a compression test. If all cylinders test very low or zero it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim

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