2011 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 flex-fuel not starting

Asked by Aug 12, 2015 at 09:39 PM about the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Dodge Ram 1500 will turn over but not
start unless I use jumper cables battery is
brand new had alternator checked out said
everything was working fine car will drive
just fine but after  i turn it off and it sits for
at least 10 minutes or more it goes back
and not wanting to start up unless I jump it
can you please help me it's a 2011 it would
not let me leave the option below for the
year 2011

6 Answers

2,725

Get a voltage meter and put it across your battery. It should be at least 12.4 volts especially for a new battery!

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2,725

Either your battery is a defect or you have a battery drain in the system!

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Is there anything else it could be I took my truck to two different stores had them check the battery and the alternator and they both said everything was fine with them

2,725

I would get a voltage meter and check out your battery voltage should be at least 12.4 volts. Also, with the car running put it on the battery should read at least 13.5 volts and no more than 15 Volts

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66,375

The starter may be drawing too much current when you try starting it without jumping. Get the starting system check and have the starter current measured. Also get the battery charged and tested.

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20

An extremely large parasitic draw maybe. Check the main cable on the battery and the starter, make sure you have good connections

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