Can't get my truck to start

Asked by Mar 21, 2017 at 07:28 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 I bought it like
4-5 months ago and it ran fine I don't mistreat my
truck but now when I go to start it I turn the key and
it cranks and cranks and cranks but doesn't seem
to be starting up although after several times of
trying it will eventually engage but I cant figure it out
anybody got any ideas

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Try spraying some starting fluid into the throttle body to see if it fires up. There may be a fuel issue.

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