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Amedee, Dodge Technician
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Ram 2500: got a 97 360 in a 2500 ram... truck wont start when

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got a 97 360 in a 2500 ram... truck wont start when cold runs fine after warmed up... only way to get started is to spray some crc mass air flow cleaner in air cleaner.... tried regular starting fluid once but it wont fire on that
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question. Have you checked fuel pressure? What about codes in the computer? This sounds like a fuel delivery issue. I would start by checking fuel pressure when this no start condition occurs. You might just have a bad or weak fuel pump. It should be between 50 and 60 psi with the key on and cranking. If this checks out OK, then I would suspect a bad engine coolant temp sensor, TPS sensor or possibly a bad MAP sensor as the computer uses these sensors for fuel control.