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My 1983 Dodge Ram Truck Starts up and then shuts down about 3 seconds later. It's like the Ignition is turn off, but it isn't! I've checked the fuel lines and pump, they are in running order. Put in a new ceramic resister, new coil. New electronic ignition, rotor and coil are good. The truck doesn't seem to want to keep running. Can you Help!!!!!!

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  • Randy Ohler May 20, 2011

    How about the fuel filter? you can have enough pressure and not enough flow, Which would result in pressure going down fast. Also , I dont know if you have a carb or throttle injectors, in a carb the float can stick, tap the carb with a hammer. with injectors watch the flow, if they cut off quickly then check voltage. or they could be clogging up. If they continue to spray and the flow looks weak, go back to the fuel filter.

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