While driving my truck, it just "cut out". It's a 1996 dodge ram 2500
4x w/ 90,000 miles.
I coasted over and tried to start it, no luck. I had it towed home.
battery, fuses and relay(s).
Tomorrow it's getting towed to a shop (I trust), my question is; can it
be anything other than the fuel pump?
There is fuel, about 10 gallons (I put in some "dry gas" and 2 more
gallons just incase it's bad gas). I do not hear the fuel pump "wiz" on
when I turn the key.
Can else can it be? I will have the shop check it out, I trust them,
but I don't want to go through the "parts replacement" guessing game.
One thing to note, for the past 2 weeks prior the truck wouldn'd start
on the first key turn (a sign the pump is going bad?), but always on
the second (the truck has new plugs, but not a new distributer). Could
something be wrong with the spark/wires/etc?
thanks for your help.
It could be anyone of those things you mentioned. If the truck slowly lost
power and then finally quit I would say it is a good chance that it is
fuel related. If it just shut down without warning like a lite switch you
will more then likely have another problem. A simple fuel pump test by the
technician will confirm this if the truck doesnt start when he/she checks
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