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1997 dodge dodge auto 5.2 no start, Cranks strong will not…

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1997 dodge dodge auto 5.2 no start

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Cranks strong will not start got spark

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '97 Dodge?

Plugs are wet with fuel

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

Swap out fuel pump last week

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

Yes I am repairing it myself

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Amedee
Amedee, Dodge Technician
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Hello and welcome!

My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question.

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What is the fuel pressure at?

Are you sure all cylinders have spark while cranking?

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Are there any codes in the computer?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Brand new fuel pump, plugs are wet, was idling high, 1500 rpm, now won't start

Excellent.

What is the fuel pressure at?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No trouble codes
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Only checked 2 wires and the coil, but had spark
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Dakota, v8, new battery

Ok, lets check them all for spark.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay, checking now

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
spark all cylinders

Does the engine run on starting fluid?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Did yesterday but not now

Try it again.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Almost, then small backfire

Sounds to me like the engine is flooded or the timing is off.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It's definitely flooded, pcm reads map sensor, throttle body pos sensor idle control motor, water temp sensor and the intake air temp sensor, which tells pulse width and duration of fuel, and then the cam sensor for timing, I replaced the water temp sensor because last time it was idling high that fixed it, didn't fix this time, think maby I will replace wires and plugs because I'm getting 5 to 13 kv to plug wires, but that still won't fix high idle
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I would agree. Do you have any further questions I can assist with?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Well yeah, what is causing high idle

Based on my experience, this is either caused by a faulty IAC motor or an air/vacuum leak. If the IAC was replaced, I would check for air/vacuum leaks and possibly even the throttle position sensor as well.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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