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#1 Old 06-07-2007, 10:50 AM
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'91 Ram Van won't start again...

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I can't beleive this van of mine. I just finished changing the fuelpump, and I was going down to gas station, to fill up, drove about half a block, and the van died. All kinds of crank, it's getting fuel, I replaced the coil, with a known good one, can hear the relays clicking, cleaned and tightened the battery connections, and still no start. I'm really getting pissed off now. Looking like I will be going to VAN FEST in my 2000 Caravan.

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1982 Dodge Ram Maxi 1 TON V-8 360, 3spd. Soon dually.
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I'm thinking maybe a possible Hall Effect sensor in the distributor. Hey take the '89!
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Thanks Nate, that is one of a few things I have to check on tomorrow. Also going to check ASD relay, confirm there is good voltage going to the coil, check a few grounds, and then I don't know.

The '89 isn't on the road yet. Hell, I don't even have the ownership yet. I have been thinking of swapping vin. tags between the 2 as they are twins, but I doubt that.

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1989 Dodge 150 Ram Van, V-318, now a trailer.
1982 Dodge Ram Maxi 1 TON V-8 360, 3spd. Soon dually.
1986 Dodge 250 Ram Van 318 4spd. standard.
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Hey Nate, do you know if I have a Ballist Resistor?? and if so, do you know where I can find it?? I have looked all over the firewall, inside and out, and can't see anything like that, on either van.

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1989 Dodge 150 Ram Van, V-318, now a trailer.
1982 Dodge Ram Maxi 1 TON V-8 360, 3spd. Soon dually.
1986 Dodge 250 Ram Van 318 4spd. standard.
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Once Chrysler installed an ECM to control engine functions, away went the good old ignition module and ballast resistor setup.

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Oh, OK, thanks man. Damn, I need to get the van running today. Pray for me....lol

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN.....I fixed it. Thank god I didn't take it to a mechanic. I replaced the cap, rotor, and hall effect pick-up, as Nate had suggested. And she fired right up, nice and smooth throttle, no hesitation in the lower RPM range.

Now I have to try and go gas up again. Its a little nerve racking after consecutive breakdowns, but hopefully I've licked it this time, and she will be good to go for sometime, at least this VANNIN' season...

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1989 Dodge 150 Ram Van, V-318, now a trailer.
1982 Dodge Ram Maxi 1 TON V-8 360, 3spd. Soon dually.
1986 Dodge 250 Ram Van 318 4spd. standard.
1991 PV 3.0l parts van now a trailer

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