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I start my truck, it runs great. As soon as I shut it off it dies

Well I asked a question about my 85 ram a few days ago and did exactly as suggested. I tested my battery, I tested my alt. Both tested out great. I replaced my voltage regulator, and that did fix the intensity of my lights. But what is happening now is, if I start my truck and shut it off for even a split second, it acts like it is completely dead. Starter clicks, lights go dim. So I have to jump it every time I go to start it. Could the starter be causing this? do I need to replace it?

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  • Kerry Kulas Feb 08, 2010

    Ok. How is easy is it to go by removing my starter? It is a 85 ram with a 225 Slant 6. Ive just never pulled it off of this truck before

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You are correct. If your battery tests good, then the starter is your problem.

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