2001 dodge ram 1500 laramie slt v8 wont start.

Asked by May 21, 2013 at 09:10 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ive changed alternator, starter and battery.
Turn key dash lights come on when i turn
ignition to start all lights on dash cut off
and starter just clicks once. Im getting back
feed to battery when i try to start it.
Negative terminal gets hot while key is on.

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Ohm out your + and - cables. There should be 0.3 ohms or less resistance in a good cable. Also check that the grounds and all connections are clean and tight. And just for hahas spin the engine by hand to make sure its not seized up.

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