Starting when cold


Asked by Feb 27, 2016 at 11:34 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When the truck sets for over six hours when
u go to start it sounds like battery is dead
but it's not. You have to hit the gas n hold it
till it warms up. Once it's warm it will start
no problem. Already changed battery n

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Maintenance is everything. My truck started on the coldest winter day. It sat for months and I would start it up a couple of times a week. I grateful it sold yesterday and when the buyer put the key in it turned right over.


Don't know too much about Mopar but on my GMC it was the fast idle

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