Dodge Ram 1500 Problems

Engine problems due to intermittent connection in crank position sensor wire connector on Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, an intermittent connection in the crank position sensor wire connector can cause poor engine performance or the engine may crank but not start.

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Dodge Ram 1500 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 198,000 (198,000–198,000)
3 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996
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My transmission went out and so i bought a used transmission. Rebuilt but. When i fired it up an put it in reverse. The engine. Completetly shut off. No fire or fuel pressure i notice the ,ain transmission. Harness had bare wires and a few were touch each other i separated. The wires and rrpaired them i replaced the ecu thinking. That i burnt it but still nothing is it possible. That i burt the sensors in the valve body causing the motor to turnover but wont start im lost dont know what t do next