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I have to manually activate the fuel shut off solenoid to

Customer Question

I have to manually activate the fuel shut off solenoid to start the truck . Replace the solenoid and still the same. Checked the fusable link its OK. trying to find a new relay, mine is a 5 pin and all the sites are listing a 4 pin. Where can i get the right relay?
JA: How many miles are on the car? How old is the battery?
Customer: new batteries, 90K miles
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 1997 dodge ram 3500 dually cummins turbo diesel
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, replaced the solenoid and then checked that it works, Checked fusible link from battery and it is good, Hoping a new relay might work.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not really, just not getting voltage required to kick the solenoid up.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.

Hello I will help,

Both the 40 amp relays above the solenoid should be replaced. NAPA should have a relay that matches yours,if not I can get you an online link.

Let me know how I can help