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Wont start i have a 89 ram with 318 ci motor. it just died last fall and i thought that it had jumped timing but it seems to be fine. it has new plugs and lots o f fire and gas but refuses to make a offer to start

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  • dsnows Feb 22, 2009

    I have an '89 Ramcharger with a 318 ci fuel injected. It died the other night and I have replaced several parts including the fuel pump relay, distributor cap, and coil and still no spark. I am getting power at the coil on the two leads but there is no spark at the plugs. The truck was running fine until it died, no odd noises or rough idle.

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Might be a worn ignition wire, check your harness by the triverside engine compartment...estimaternotfree@yahoo.com

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