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Q: Truck stalled and won't turn over.

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My truck was running and stalled. Now, it will not start even though it tries to turn over.

A: This sounds to me like a classic fuel pump ...

This sounds to me like a classic fuel pump failure, I would have a certified mechanic inspect your fuel pressure. If the fuel pump is fine, check for voltage at the fuel pump relay. If these aren't the problem check for spark it could be a failed crankshaft or camshaft sensor which controls injector pulse and spark.

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