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2002 dodge straus hard starting crank over 2 to 3 times before fires up. is it fuel pressure regulator?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: 1996 Dodge Caravan with a 3.0L . Long cranking time before starti

You need to do a fuel pressure check.. You will need a special fuel gauge and the appropriate fittings and adapters are needed to properly test the fuel pressure.

1. Relieve the fuel pressure.
Remove the fuel pump relay form the Power Distribution Center (PDC) Start the engine and run until it stalls. attempt restating the engine until it will no longer run. Turn the ignition key off. Disconnect the cable from the negative battery terminal. Replace the fuel pump relay in the PDC. Any if you get any trouble codes at this time you will need to see a shop to have them cleared.

2. Disconnect the quick-connect fuel line fitting fuel gauge into the fuel line using the appropriate T-fitting and adapters.

3. Start the engine and check the pressure on the gauge, your reading should be 49 PSI with the pressure with the engine idling.

4. if the fuel pressure is not 49 PSI:
1) if fuel pressure is higher you could have a pinched of clogged fuel return hose of pipe. if the line is not obstructed check the fuel pressure regulator.
2) if fuel pressure is lower check the fuel filter, look for a pinched of clogged fuel hose between the tank and the fuel rail. check the pressure regulator for malfunctions. Look for leaks in the fuel line.

Hope this helps.


Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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sandyspicer
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SOURCE: Won't Start.

These trucks have a problem with the catalytic convertor blocking the exhaust causing a no start condition, the three things you need to start fuel, spark and air. Try disconnecting exhaust in front of cat.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: dodge cummins won't start, fuel reaching injector pump but no fuel coming out of injector pump.

You said you have fuel flowing from the inlet line of the injection pump? But not at the injector lines?

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 dodge 5.9 diesel Cranks for 20 to 30 sec to start in morning

You have fuel runback.Replace the injector leak off pipes then try.If this does not work then have a non return valve fitted to your fuel supply pipe close as possible to the punp.Hope that was helpfull good luck.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 dodge ram 1500 4.7L WHILE DRIVING, THE TUCK

can you get codes checked. if it is p0320 it is crank sensor. it sounds like crank sensor ,but check to see if that code is stored

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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