Stalls, No start code 37

10

Asked by May 19, 2013 at 04:00 PM about the 1994 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1994 Dodge ram 1500 5.2 magnum 2wd, auto trans. Engine quit while driving. Would start and shut down after. Tried to start next day when cold, starts then immediately shuts down. Had a code 21, I assume the unsuccessful cold start rules out an O2 sensor. I disconnected the bat and cleared faults. Had a 37 before and it is still there after several fault clears and start attempts. Changed the air filter, ignition coil, no fix. It is a half ton so it apparently does not have a trans temp sensor. The code 37 talks of the torque convertor solenoid. Does this apply to the auto trans and where in the heck is the torque conv. solenoid located? There is fuel in the fuel rail. I haven't replaced the distributor rotor (camshaft pos sensor) yet as the distributor on these is at the rear of the block and a pain to work on. Ideas? I also checked the asd. fule pump relays and voltage to the ig coil, all good.

5 Answers

you probably will find two wires near the bell housing because the torque converter needs instructions to lock whenever required~ the torque converter is the donut-can in front of the transmission and holds near two gallons of fluid on it's own~, yes code 37 is an important one...look for two wires that may connect to the area of the bellhousing~ will search for a cartoon of this~

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

here's what one looks like...."twisted pair" fellas, really? you guys must have worked on data equipment~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

http://dodgeram.info/tsb/1994-index.htm.....ouch.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
93,065

Code 37 will not cause a 'no start' problem. You did not state if you have spark or not. Check to see of you get a trigger signal at the negative side of the coil. If not then replacing the distributor will be a good idea simply due to the age of the components.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
10

Thanks for the answers guys.

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 11,152 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $700.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 6,100
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,880
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,310
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,191 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 2500
160 Great Deals out of 5,240 listings starting at $3,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
822 Great Deals out of 68,199 listings starting at $2,484
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Dodge Dakota
106 Great Deals out of 3,781 listings starting at $1,680
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Ram 3500
90 Great Deals out of 2,181 listings starting at $4,999
Used Jeep Wrangler
276 Great Deals out of 18,163 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
72 Great Deals out of 1,330 listings starting at $6,900
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,010 listings starting at $3,999
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 1,539 listings starting at $2,995
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,488 listings starting at $2,800
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
72 Great Deals out of 1,365 listings starting at $3,500

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.