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97 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab w/n turn over

My truck w/n turn over whenever I have driven for a while, stop and turn off the engine. If I wait approx. 1 hour, it will start as if nothing happened. Someone told me that it might be the fuel pump. I was also told that if I turn the key on 3 times quickly that the check engine light would turn on and off to provide a code. I did that and the code it gives me is 355. What does that mean.

Bob from OKC

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  • rbmendoza Sep 25, 2008

    I purchased the TPS and EGR valve as recommended by Ron and brought them home to install. When I went to remove the old parts neither matched what Autozone had sold me. When I went to return, we discovered by process of elimination w/ the TPS that the parts I need are for a 1998 Dodge! When I checked the door sticker, it said manufacture date is 7/97. The clerk at autozone said that model doesn't even have an EGR valve and he couldn't identify what component that I had brought thinking it was the EGRV. Now that we know it is probably a 98 model, is there any difference in your diagnosis?

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    paul erickson May 11, 2010

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With out more infor it would be hard to help. But with my experice some starters have that problem. They usely will trun if cold. but wen trun over wen enging gets worm they wont. So it sounds like you need to replace starter.

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Did you try replacing the distrubator cap? I had the same problem by the sounds of it and wastold that itmightbe acracked distrubator cap. When warmed up the crack expands causing not to fire up.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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