Truck will shut down when it reaches operating tem. and will not start untill it cools down

Asked by Apr 22, 2012 at 07:36 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I had a Mercury Car that did this alot. The car is just overheating. You need to add cool water to it and it should cool down and you should be able to start it right up.

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This will be either your Ignition control, the ignition coil or crank position sensor. There is an involved test that I can post if you need it.

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