1998 dodge ram 1500 5.2 changed fuel pump ran fine for a month then died once and started back couple weeks later died and wont start without starting fluid not getting fuel any ideas

Asked by Jun 13, 2012 at 12:45 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

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Have you checked pressure at the fuel rail yet? Driver side of the engine, just below the throttle body is a schrader valve, looks like a tire valve. If memory serves, your press should be 45-55psi with ignition on. If not, your lines are clogged, or your new pump is bad.

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