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

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I replaced the spark...

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

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? When did you last change the plugs?

264220 I changed them about 235000

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

1998 Dodge Ram 1500

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

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

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No I think that's it

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Dodge Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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Dodge Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago

What size engine are you working on please?

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

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
5.2 liter 318 and I changed one at a time
Dodge Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months 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?

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