Truck turns over starts dies

Asked by GuruQYJ6N Feb 10, 2020 at 07:37 PM about the 1996 Dodge RAM 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New rebuilt  tranny in two weeks ago gen light
came on then back off 2 days ago  it came back on
had batteries checked and alternator  they said
need new alternator and we bought one and put it
on . Had starter checked its it's good  but truck will
start with a boost then runs a bit then dies put in
new computer still doing something. Can someone  
help maybe figure this out

1 Answer


If the battery is dead and you only boost it to start, there's not enough power on battery to keep it running. Have the battery tested and re-charged first. If it still keeps dieing, check fuel system

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