Why wont it start?

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Asked by Nov 01, 2013 at 10:14 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: General

01 Dodge Ram 1500- drove 15 minutes with no problem- went to start it after it had sat for
5 minutes truck would not start- it did make a ticking sound that started out loud then got
lower until it stop- exterior and interior lights did not come on- put a new battery in only
the exterior lights worked- still wont start Audrey

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The ticking system means your starter isn't receiving enough power to start it. Since you say you put a new battery in it, perhaps the issue is with the cables attatched to the battery

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