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Died while driving

No spark- replaced with new; control modual,cam sensor, crank sensor,plugs, wires,cap, rotor,ck'd fuses,wire harness,no or low voltage @ coil primary. with new control mod engine ran and after about 15 miles driving and several ignition cycles truck drve about 1/4 mile died and presented original complaint

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  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    have you check fuel pressure with a gauge?

  • charles judd
    charles judd Sep 24, 2015

    Try replacing coils

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While engine is running grab the wire harness that leads into the distributor housing with a pair of needle nose pliers and wiggle the wires!!
if the engine stumbles or stalls that is your prob!!!
go to parts store and get a magnetic pickup assembly!!
i think they call it something else but its the same concept, just different because it's a dodge thing!!!

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