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Old 03-11-2013, 04:42 PM
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My brother just called me and he just changed his oil and filter and now his RAM will not start. He has changed his oil many , many times before never a problem. Actually this RAM has never had a problem

Gas is 1/4 tank, turns over well, etc. just will not start.

Update: He just got it started. How?---He floored it and held it there until it started, blew black smoke, etc. But now running... Strange--------

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Some type of hiccup? I am about to change the oil in my 04 I just bought and never changed the oil in a dodge, is there something I should know?
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Probably was flooded out. As a rule, with a fuel injected engine, you don't touch the gas pedal to start it, but that can flood out. If they do flood out, you hold the gas pedal t the floor and this will let in more air and allow it to start. All the black smoke was the unburned fuel coming out of the engine. As a rule, this usually only happens in colder weather.
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