what will cause a 1997 dodge ram 5.9 to pop and back fire when trying to crank

Asked by Apr 23, 2014 at 11:04 AM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

whenever I crank the truck it will start back firing and popping then goes dead, what will be the cause of this happening

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I would suggest checking the timing. The chain may have slipped a notch.

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