2003 dodge ram 1500 wont staart

Asked by Aug 02, 2012 at 04:46 PM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4WD Quad Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2003 dodge ram 4.7 litre.  truck turns over but wont start. I had it at a garage they tuned it up the put both cam and crank sensor in, it started but would rev up then come back to idle and want to stall unless you pressed the gas peddle to keep it running then would run fine. I got it home shut it off went to restart it and it wont start just turns over ...any ideas???

3 Answers


If you have a timing light or can borrow one from a friend hook it up and test each wire for fire. Chances your initial problem is the same reason it went to the shop. If you're not getting fire on all plug wires the ignition module could be the problem. Did you drive it to the shop running fine or did all this happen after you picked it up? Why did you have all this work done in the first place?


If it will start with your foot slightly on the gas, you need to clean your throttle body, and possibly replace or reset the idle speed stepper motor.

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I replaced the camshift position on my truck for the same problem and it fixed it!

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