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Dodge ram van fuel pump problems

Intermittent fuel pump problems in '96 Dodge ram resulted in new fuel pump 50,000 miles ago. Happened again 100 miles ago, so another new fuel pump. Now to start car must turn the ignition on several times before going to the start position. It appears the latest new pump may have defective one way check valve, so the pressure is depleting after turn off. Anyone have a favorite brand of fuel pump for the Dodge “pump in the gas tank” arrangement? Or solutions such as installing an external pump to do the work of pumping the fuel? Other ideas? Thanks very much for any and all info, ideas or suggestions!

you could have a leaking fuel injector draining the pressure.