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Old 01-25-2011, 12:20 AM
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Hi, i got a 94 dodge ram 1500 4x4 and lately its been extremely hard to start, not fireing on some cylinders and and it backfires, not to mention i need to replace the rack and pinion gears in teh rear axle. any ideas on the engine tho?? i also smell gas pretty heavy after i try to start it. maybe a broken fuel rail??
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Smell could be injector seals. That would also make it hard to start if leaking. Battery good? Have you checked the plugs? Have you replaced the plug wires? Have you checked the amount of spark reaching the plugs?

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my battery is currently dead. it died trying to start the truck i havnt checked the sparkplugs or anything like that. Been meaning to change them for a bit now
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i would say you need a tune up, spark plugs, air filter, fuel filter and check how snug and clean your distributor cap is
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How do you know it's not firing on some cylinders? Are you getting PCM codes?
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