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It wont start, 14 new starter this 3 months ago...tried new

Customer Question

it wont start
JA: What is the voltage at the battery?
Customer: 14 new starter this 3 months ago...tried new ignition switch...nothing
JA: What is the model of your '14 Dodge?
Customer: its a 2007 ram 2500 with the 6.7
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new ignition switch and jumping it with another truck im getting nothing when I turn the key all instruments, radio, ac work....getting nothing when turn the key to start...no click no nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that should be it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

Are there any anti theft or security lights on or flashing when trying to start the engine?

Have you checked for codes in the computer?

Have you tried the reset procedure?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no security just door locks with a key fobhave not checked codes
what is reset
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

This could be caused by a few different things. One of which is a locked up module. Try disconnecting both battery cables from the battery and rubbing them together for about 5 minutes. This will discharge the capacitors inside the modules on board the vehicle and may "unlock" them allowing the vehicle to start. Try that and let me know!

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
both cables on both batteries
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

Yes Sir

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
ok...give me a few minutes
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

No problem. Take your time.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
That did not work
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

Ok, then its likley a bad SKIM module or integrated power distribution module that has gone bad preventing the engine from starting. I would recommend to check for codes in both modules and replace either as needed. Keep in mind, they will need to be programmed after installation at your local Dodge dealership.

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Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The electrical connection rim the computer on top of the starter was loose
Expert:  Amedee replied 11 months ago.

YUP! That will do it! Glad to hear it is up and running!!