turns over but is taken longer then normal to fire up ?

Asked by Mar 25, 2015 at 12:27 AM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1997 dodge ram 4x4 kingcab 5.2 v 8 runs great but in the last couple days
when i go to start it it turns over but dont fire up for 15 to 30 seconds Im tryin to figur out
why

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Check your fuel pump. Try turning the key without turning the engine over a couple of times before firing it up. This primes the fuel pump. If it starts after several key-ons, then you have low pressure.

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Try new spark plugs

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