have a 97 dodge ram 1500 with 318 5 speed. cranks over but wont start! any ideas?

Asked by Apr 01, 2012 at 05:38 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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12,805

Check for spark then check for fuel pressure. Repost with what you find and we'll go from there.

11,975

Check the Coil, and fuel pump, at the extremes its a Cam or Crank position sensor, also there is a small ceramic resistor block on the firewall which fails as well. other possible issues could be the distributor cap & rotor. hope that helps.

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its the BCM ( body control module) . Just had mine replaced by dealership. cars not recieve "$749 for part alone my car would start and then shut off after two seconds. If the lights on the dash board didnt come on I knew it wasn;t goint to start and stay on

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The BCM on these trucks doesnt control the start/run circuit

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