1987 dodge D150 engine cranks but won't run

Asked by May 12, 2012 at 09:24 PM about the 1987 Dodge Ram

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

318 engine cranks but will not start

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To help narrow it down to either fuel or ignition try this procedure. While someone is cranking the engine spray a little starting fluid into intake. If the engine runs momentarily you have fuel system problems. If engine still doesn't run you have ignition problems.

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Not getting gas to run

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i found out that the interruptor blade plate broke lose under the hall effect pick up inside the distributer housing , i just replace the whole unit that i found in the scrap yard , my dakota is running fine again. Hope this helps somebody good luck...

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