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Was driving out of nowhere truck engine stopped but all lights stayed on, and the "check gages" light came on, this light has never come on before. i changee the starter , coil, and the moduale. please help!

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  • sillybear201 Mar 19, 2011

    does it try to crank when you turn the key?

  • Tim Aldrich Mar 19, 2011

    What engine is in your truck? 2.5L, 2.8L or 4.3L?
    Did the "check gauges" light come on after the engine shut down or before?

  • player329247 Mar 19, 2011

    re: yes it cranks, sounds like it will start but just sort of keeps going without ever turning over . engine size is 2.5 and the gauge light came on the same time the engine died.

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Take your first spark plug out, find out the firing order an take number 1 out, than have some get in the car an crank it, hold you hand over that hole to see if it tries to blow your hand off of it, it sounds like a timing belt

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