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Dodge Ram 1500 won't start, new battery, has spark, not timing.

 
Dodge Ram 1500 Problem
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Model Year Affected: 1999

Engines Affected: 3.9L V6, 5.9L V8

Average Mileage: 87,000 mi (73,000 mi - 101,000 mi)

  • marinermarge, , 5.9L V8, 101,000 mi
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    shut off, next morning wouldn't start. checked spark plug-dry and okay. pulled timing chain, all okay. checked fuses all look okay. hear fuel pump when i turn key on. starting fluid made no difference. acts like it wants to start but won't. put in new battery.

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  • Visitor, , 5.9L V8

    sometimes engine will crank and then park it and come back out half an hour later and it will not crank. It turns over but will not crank. after sitting overnight it cranked but check engine light came on.

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  • corby, , 3.9L V6, 73,000 mi
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    shut off, next morning wouldn't start. checked spark plug-dry and okay. pulled timing chain, all okay. checked fuses all look okay. hear fuel pump when i turn key on. starting fluid made no difference. acts like it wants to start but won't. put in new battery....ditto...identical problem

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