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Jerry, Master Mechanic
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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I have a 1999 dodge 1500 2wd 5.2l it shuts off while driving

Customer Question

I have a 1999 dodge 1500 2wd 5.2l it shuts off while driving the asd relay is really hot & well not restart unless you let the relay cool or put another in it place then it well start right up.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?
Customer: 247000 miles yes it starts normally with cool relay fires right up
JA: Are you fixing your B1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i'am fixing it myself I have cleaned grounds checked for broken fraded wires replaced asd relay was fine for abot 4 days then started doing it again
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i carry extra relay so i can switch them out when this happens
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Is the check engine light on?

Are there any codes in the computer?

Can I start by getting your VIN? (if not, dont worry about it)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for that information.

Have you checked and verified FULL battery voltage going to the ASD relay?