2005 Dodge Ram Starting issues

Tiny
CHUCK3132003
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  • 2005 DODGE RAM
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100,000 MILES
My truck occassionally will not start until the second or third key turnover, is thisa problem with the fuel filter or regulator?
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Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 AT 11:07 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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It could be either. What you need to do is check the pressure and fuel pressure drop off. It could be loosing its prime causing the problem. Here is a how to for checking the pump, regulator, and drop off. You will need a gauge, but most parts stores will lend or rent them.

http://www.2carpros.com/how_to/how_to_check_fuel_pressure.htm

Let me know what you find.

joe
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Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 AT 11:12 PM

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