I have a 2001 dodge ram 1500 318 motor. My truck wont fire?

Asked by Jan 24, 2017 at 09:21 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 dodge ram 1500 318 motor. My truck wont fire. I checked the spark plugs and wires and i changed the distributor cap and the button. What else could it be?? It just turns and wont fire.

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Check out the ignition system, the coil, the ignition control module, these can be tested at the auto parts store, Also not sure if they still use a ballast resistor, usually up by the coil or fire wall, it's white porcelain with 2 connections on it.

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