1997 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2 won't start. I put a new fuel pump, and a engine computer, a pick up coil, distributor cap, rotory,wires, and coil, and it still won't start what could be wrong?


Asked by Aug 15, 2013 at 04:11 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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get a NEW battery...clean the 1/0(awg) black ground cable as it attaches to the fender/frame...be sure to use a coarse wirebrush to get it down to shiny...as these 300 amp connections will turn blue and 'weld' themselves creating corrosion~...get a new battery...make friends with your coarse wirebrush....happy motoring~

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I am getting power to the coil and ground to the coil but no spark out of the coil.

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This one has a distributor....look at the distributor for a missing little springy button in the center of the distributor cap~

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thank you thank you thank you very much, it was the ground to the engine. After $500.00 and 3 garages you're the only one that could fix it, thank you thank you thank you

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