Bad starter?

Asked by Aug 15, 2016 at 11:06 AM about the 2012 Ram 1500 R/T Sport 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2012 ram sport 5.7 hemi. Truck acts like the
starter is bad, turn key over and all I get is a single
click. Try it several times and still nothing, tried
tapping starter nothing , jumper cables nothing,
voltages all read normal battery is new good
connections.

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Try voltage drop test and make sure battery cables are good, and not giving excessive resistance. You can also test the starter relay, and field test the starter solenoid.

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