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Will not start, no dash gauges light except "low gas level"

Will not start,I hear no fuel pump action when key is turned on.checked all fuses and fuel relays .And the dash gauges do not resgister with key on postion. Added fuel straight into throttle body with no results. where and how do you replace the auto shutdown relay? Computers are expensive and i'm on disability. Pls help.


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  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    yah i got a 97 dakota and i have no fuel my injecters dont have power and my coil has no power with no spark gaugescluster shows that i have low fuel and i hear no fuel pump when i have that key in the key on i think its the asd not working and wanted to know how to fix the problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    no power to the coil or to the fuel pump any suggestions? checke fuses and relays on power distribution box and fuse panel they're all good i'm hoping its not the pcm.. any ideas??



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I have a '99 dodge dakota, 4 cyl, 5 speed manual. While researching a no start problem ran across possible solution to this problem. If no guage lights show when key truned to on position then normally a bad ignition switch. With fully charged battery and working ignition switch guage lights should slight up then go out when ignition in "on" position. Try shaking the key back and forth.


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