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I have a 1998 dodge durango that won't stay running. It will start repeatably but then dies after a few seconds.Can anyone help?

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  • kdutch Feb 27, 2009

    This began happening to me in the past couple of months. However yesterday, when I got it jumped long enough to take it BACK to Auto Zone for a battery test..I bought a new battery, and while they were installing it, it went crazy. I was away from the vehicle, with keys in hand, and the windows went up and down by themselves. The car tried to start (as if it thought it had keyless remote - it doesn't), and everytime the positive cable was applied it would continue this behavior, but it would now allow a connect. The car is completely dead in the parking lot. Mechanic came onsite and said that the electrical system is bad yet he cannot solve where it is coming from. Thinks it will be too expensive! The Durango only has a little over 80,000 miles on it! I can't afford a new car, but no one knows how to fix this.

  • cliff_hey Mar 31, 2009

    wasnt getting fire or fuel. changed the computer. now it will start but wont stay running unless i manuely pour fuel in it

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Get a new battery i had the same problem with my 1998 and when i got a new battery it worked fine

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