I was driving hit the curb, and the egine died, I tried to restart several times.
My truck just makes a sound like it's going to start but doesn't.
I have tried a new battery, and it still won't start.
I hate that! If you hit the curb had it could be many things. If it died before you may have a blocked gas line or your fuel pump has a fuse out or a computer chip went out on you. Do you have radio, interior lights etc? If you do then it is not your battery. Don't try starting to much without a jumper source or your battery will go dead. If it makes a clicking noise it's most likely your starter. Did you have enough gas? If not sometimes you can prime the fuel injector by pouring a small amount of gas in but bevery careful. My bet is that your fuel pump went out or it's your gasoline line. Either way I would have a mechanic you trust look at it. It may be expensive. If you have high mileage then your fuel pump or injector could have lived out its life. Good luck
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If the brake pedal goes hard right BEFORE the car dies, and not after, then you could have a problem INSIDE the brake power booster. try to verify this next time it dies at a stop, if you can safely pull the dead car off the road into a driveway (or try to make it stall in a bumpy parking lot) - then before you try to restart the car, open the hood, pull off the rubber hose where it's plugged into the brake power booster --> you SHOULD hear a big "Swoosh" of air being sucked into the booster because there's supposed to be a strong vacuum there even after the car stops running. if you get nothing there, your car is dying of an excessive vacuum leak through the brake booster.= bad booster.
Sounds like a part called a parking "Pawl" is hanging up. You could try to park the way they show you in driving school, with the rear of the tire against the curb when the car is facing uphill. Theory is that the tire will chock the vehicle against the curb as a bumper stop and prevent rolling backwards. This will minimize pressure on the inside of the transmission parking pawl.
You can go to aboutautomobile.com and search for "Consumer complaints" or Recalls and enter your vehicle info. Then see if others are having problems like yours.
Sounds like fuel cut off switch this sometimes happens if the car thinks you have crashed, dont know where it is on that car but read the user manual its just a switch you depress, try inside the boot under the spare or behind the centre consul. sometimes they are on the bulkhead at the veery top easy to see if its there small black box with a rubber on top does not look like a switch though, has 3 wires most times.
With the spark dying it sounds like electric problems. Your coil can be failing when it builds up heat sitting. The fan air and air from driving can keep the coil cool but then it acts like a heat sink when the engine sits.
The battery can also play out in heat, have it tested. Finally the ground wires could be dirty. The motor has more compression when hot. This time of year cold oil is not a factor on cold starts, so you do not have problems on the initial start. The starter ground seems okay, but the chassis ground for the ignition could be corroded.
Could be a fuel pump that is going bad. Some times when fuel pumps go bad they cavitate and pump not just gas but also air. If you get too much air in the line and not enough gas the car won't start. Have a mechanic check your fuel line pressure.
my ram 50 starts just like any other vehicle, (no light switch pulling whatso ever), it sounds like somebody haas rewired something wrong or you have a loose connection and when you hit a large enough bump it cuts your power. Start it up and find a speed bump somewhere and drive over it enough to give your truck a jolt and see if it dies.