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2000 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Question: why won't my starter engage

 

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punachick, 3.9L V6, Pahoa, HI, January 23, 2012, 21:32
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turn the key and all the lights come on but starter does not engage. is it the ignition switch?? it works sometimes but less and less often.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 23, 2012, 22:01
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    More likely a failed starter solenoid but I would fist check to see if the starter is getting voltage to the stater when the ignition key is turned to the starter position when the vehicle won't "turn over".

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