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Jerry, Master Mechanic
Category: Dodge
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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Put key in sometime it fires right off and sometimes it will

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put key in sometime it fires right off and sometimes it will roll over 5 to 10 and fire and sometimes you have to turn the key off and on a couple of times to start
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: the 2007 dodge ram 2500 is in park and steering wheel is not in a bind
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not yet looking for possible problem to narrow it down
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: other than just the starting problem everything else is fine
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

Good afternoon,

When the problem is occurring have you attempted to use a supplemental fuel? Like starting fluid?

Also, when you turn it on and off a couple of times can you hear the fuel pump buzzing?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I think the problem could be in key or switch
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I never use starting fliud
Expert:  Jared D replied 5 months ago.

Does it crank like normal but not start or does it do nothing at all?