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I replaced the spark plugs/wires and one of the plugs was

Customer Question

I replaced the spark plugs/wires and one of the plugs was seized the truck ran until I changed the seized one no it turns over but does not start
JA: How many miles are on the car? When did you last change the plugs?
Customer: 264220 I changed them about 235000
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 1998 Dodge Ram 1500
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I have tried to reseat the connections from the plug wire and reseat the new plug and tried putting the old plug back in
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No I think that's it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Ron replied 1 month ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I am happy to assist you today. Give me just a moment to review your post, and I'll be right back with the help you need.

Expert:  Ron replied 1 month ago.

What size engine are you working on please?

Since you changed your spark plug wires did you recheck your firing order?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
5.2 liter 318 and I changed one at a time
Expert:  Ron replied 1 month ago.

Well having a seized spark plug should not have caused you to have a no start. If you pull the coil wire out of the cap and hold it about 1/2 inch away from any good engine ground do you have spark while cranking the engine over?