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Ram van 2500 5,2: 03' ram van 2500 parked it at store, went

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03' ram van 2500 parked it at store, went in, came out wont start and guage cluster dead. 20 minutes later started right up,ran for a couple of minutes then dies . try to start up cranks but no start and gauges don't work again let sit for awhile then starts uo and dies again. swapped all relays and fuses still doesn't work . let sit for awhile then starts up and dies ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 2 years ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you
this sounds as if you may have a bad instrument cluster itself,,these wont start when the cluster does this..
sometimes when it wont start,you can slap the top of the dash to jar the cluster,the cluster will begin to work and it will start,but,you will need to replace that cluster..
you can get a good buy on a used cluster from your local salvage yard or from www.ebay.com
thanks
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
problem was fuel pump shorting out causing the problem
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 2 years ago.
ok
did you find the problem?