what controls how long the fuel pump runs when first starting a 2000 ram 5.9 diesel

Asked by Apr 29, 2017 at 12:18 PM about the 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: General

fuel pump only runs a second and stops when key is turned on.  It will sometimes not run at all when cold until the engine is cranked over several times

1 Answer

72,315

The computer (PCM) controls the fuel pump. If the engine is not running or it stalls the fuel pump will only run for about 5 seconds. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Dodge Ram 2500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    2,290
  • #2
    Ram2500Diesel
    Reputation
    670
  • #3
    AJBurns
    Reputation
    580
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 3500
78 Great Deals out of 2,292 listings starting at $5,999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
396 Great Deals out of 48,801 listings starting at $1,899
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
366 Great Deals out of 30,448 listings starting at $3,000
Used Dodge Ram 1500
443 Great Deals out of 11,109 listings starting at $2,000
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
121 Great Deals out of 14,249 listings starting at $2,799
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
383 Great Deals out of 26,768 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford F-150
3,165 Great Deals out of 219,406 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,617 Great Deals out of 174,524 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-250
440 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
9 Great Deals out of 238 listings starting at $3,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,179 Great Deals out of 64,592 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Tundra
708 Great Deals out of 34,613 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 360 listings starting at $11,990
2009 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 290 listings starting at $7,995
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 643 listings starting at $7,995
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 831 listings starting at $4,875
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 1,171 listings starting at $4,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.