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Cranks over but wont start. got gas got fire. new cam

Customer Question

cranks over but wont start. got gas got fire. new cam posisition sensor, didtributor, plugs and wires. allmost sounds like wants to backfire while trying to start. also bogs down if throtle pressed while trying to start
JA: Have you checked the engine's fuel supply? And the spark plugs -- are they all working?
Customer: yep
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 99 ram 2500 5.9l gas quad cab
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and replaced plugs,wires and camshaft position sensor, coolant temp sensor, distributor cap as well as distributor
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that bout does it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you any way I can.

Expert:  Amedee replied 2 months ago.

If you disable the fuel system, does the engine start and run if you were to spray starting fluid into the intake?

Have you checked for codes?

Are you looking for some possible causes?