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Truck died while driving on interstate. turns over but will not start. is a 1996 ram 1500 V6, 3.9L

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Hi, suspect a fuel delivery issue. first check for fuel, then check for spark.

Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5821173-doesnt_car_start_gasoline_engines . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

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My experience similar to that turned out to be a cranshaft position sensor. It is located on the transmission housing by the motor on the passenger side, a pain to replace.

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Sounds like the crank shaft position sensor

Fig. 25 Crankshaft Position Sensor - Typical truck died while driving on interstate.  turns - 57435599
The sensor is located on the top of cylinder block near the rear of right cylinder head.

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