REPLACED FUEL PUMP THEN RAN GREAT

  • Tiny
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  • 1985 Dodge Ramcharger
  • 21,300 miles

Replaced fuel pump, then ran great. Then wouldn't not turn over, checked battery, replaced it, ran great. 4 days would not turn over, checked alternator, replaced new. Now it will not fire but turn over great. Primed it several to start and nothing, acts like no gas gets to carb.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 5:22 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Try spraying some carb spray in the intake as prime see if it starts let me know what it does.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 5:57 PM
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  • dennis ditty
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Followed direction on carb spray and tried 4 times as primer and will not fire. Turna over but no start.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 7:36 PM
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  • dennis ditty
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Followed direction on carb spray and tried 4 times as primer and will not fire. Turn over but no start.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 7:40 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Have you checked for spark yet?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:09 PM
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  • saturntech9
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You should have a nice a blue spark?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:10 PM
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  • dennis ditty
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Checked for spark this morning and No spark from plug wire to plug. Checked wires from alternator and battery everything looks good. At a loss

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:25 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Have you inspected your cap and rotor etc for cracking where carbon build up etc?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:37 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Also if the rotor in the distributor spins while cranking the engine?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:44 PM
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  • dennis ditty
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Cap is in good condition, rotor good and spins while cranking. Spark going into coil no spark from coil to dist. Replaced coil and still same. No spark coming out of to dist.

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Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 AT 11:35 PM
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  • saturntech9
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So you have blue spark that comes off the coil wire that goes to the distributor?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 2:38 AM

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