Why does my 96 dodge ram 1500 start and idle for a bout 30 secs and will die plus if I give it any gas it dies right away.

Asked by May 07, 2012 at 12:52 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced the fuel pump, coil, IAC vavle, coil, cap, and rotor.  The fuel filter and pressure regulator come with the new fuel pump, so they are new also.

3 Answers

45

Have the battery load tested. There can be enough voltage to start the vehicle, but the computer can be confused with the low voltage. Exhaust can also be plugged, just drop the pipes down from the manifolds and see what happens.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

you may want to check with a noid light if your injectors are polsing. You could have a modul out of it depending on the system. i would also check fuel presser at the line and make shore its at spec.

13,005

Sounds like a fuel delivery problem. Check for fuel pressure on fuel rail of about 50 psi. If you used Airtec fuel pump look again to fuel pump. I've had more than three brand new Airtec pumps be bad right out of the box. Two of them were on Dodges.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,916 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 6,270
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 6,120
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,500
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,116 Great Deals out of 192,318 listings starting at $290
Used Dodge Ram 2500
120 Great Deals out of 5,081 listings starting at $2,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
769 Great Deals out of 68,175 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Tacoma
549 Great Deals out of 42,548 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Dakota
128 Great Deals out of 3,788 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 44,429 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 3500
71 Great Deals out of 2,125 listings starting at $6,969

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 1,367 listings starting at $7,498
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
46 Great Deals out of 999 listings starting at $3,900
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 1,557 listings starting at $2,828
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,418 listings starting at $3,891
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
72 Great Deals out of 1,254 listings starting at $1,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.