Mechanics

STARTING ISSUES

2003 Dodge Ram • 130,000 miles

I have a 2003 dodge ram 1500 4.7 it has starting issues the battery and starter are fine it clicks until I manually turn the motor from the pulley and the issue is resolved until the next day possibly a bad tooth on the flywheel?
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Alfredm8702
August 28, 2012.




More likely worn contacts in the solenoid. That is a very common problem with the little silver Nippendenso starters. The clue is it will crank if you cycle the ignition switch enough times. Those contacts can be replaced for less than 20 bucks. Many hardware and farm supply stores have the kits.

Caradiodoc
Aug 28, 2012.
Thank you that was exactly the problem very easy fix
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Alfredm8702
Aug 28, 2012.
All right! One in a row.

Caradiodoc
Aug 28, 2012.

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