1995 Dodge Ram Repair Question
Dodge Ram Engine Problem
Your description is really confusing.
"I pump accel. once, then enging will sound but not turn over."
What's "accel"? Is that the accelerator pedal or are you accelerating the engine? What kind of sound? To not turn over means the starter is not spinning the engine. That is a lot different than having to play with the gas pedal to get the engine started. Unlike older engines with carburetors, pumping the gas pedal won't do anything unless the engine is cranking.
Part of what you described sounds like a very common problem with a simple fix. Next time you try to start the engine, just hold the gas pedal down 1/8" and no more. If it starts and runs normally as long as you hold the pedal down just a little, most likely the battery was recently disconnected or run dead. If so, the Engine Computer lost its memory and has to relearn "minimum throttle" before it will know when it must be in control of idle speed.
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