what can cause my truck not to start

Asked by Oct 21, 2015 at 07:46 AM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

driving down the road alternator caught fire was put out quickly it cranks over
but will not start

2 Answers

Could be a bad battery.

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Check for damaged wiring around the area of the alternator fire. Check all fuses. Something caused your alternator fire and the crank, but no start condition is probably related somehow to the fire.

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