Question about 2008 Dodge Charger
The guy who said you had three sensors blown probably took your money under false pretences. Sensors don't "blow" unless they get struck by lightning ot something equally unlikely. If that was the case the car wouldn't be starting at all. Once the guy accepted the job of discovering why your car wouldn't start I think it is disgusting that he took your money but didn't cure the problem.
I have never heard of rubbing the battery leads together and I don't think doing that would be at all helpful.
I would take a guess that your car's immobiliser is intermittently not working. The car of a friend had very much the same sort of trouble. The car usually started at home after being stood for a while but once it had been run it was a gamble whether it started again. The dealer said it needed a lot of money spent on it so he eventually scrapped it.
Some of those times when it wouldn't start I was the guy who had to discover why. The engine would crank and there was a spark but no injection in spite of the fuel pump running. I could find nothing wrong with the wiring or anything. It was only by reading the vehicle handbook and studying the wiring diagram and asking a few questions that I realised the immobiliser was faulty. This was my first experience of that type of car.
I believe you need to do the same and discover why your engine doesn't start in a similar way. For an engine to start it has to have fuel, spark, timing, compression and a decent cranking speed so when it doesn't start one or more of those things are missing. You need to discover which and then discover why.. OR you could call the auto locksmith first and ask him to ensure the immobiliser is properly and reliably disarming every time.
Finally, it never hurts to begin by reading the vehicle handbook...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
try over riding the starter relay on the fender ,it has one there right?. dont go to a mechanic yet. the engine aint seized. if it doesnt have this relay then i would get the alternator tested. if you want to test it yourself it can be costly for the right equip. autozone usually tests for free. i dont know were you live so if theres not an autozone. let me know if you cant get it tested.
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
SOURCE: 2004 A 8L won"t start
starter wont click because there's not enough "juice" to turn it over. this isnt because of the battery as you have just replaced it. it is due to a bad alternator recharging the battery as you drive. if it were only a fuse it would be the solenoid in the starter. but if it had started after you installed the battery then its not the solenoid. solution: buy a refurbished alternator and
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
Just try to keep the gas and drive for at leat 15 min HWY if possible. Yes, it will turn off if you let go the gas, but it will restart and stay on as long as you press on gas. Just keep on driving and the computer will readjust the emission inputs and will get back to normal.
Posted on May 11, 2009
hey buddy the same that happeanto me, its your alternator dont make any one give you the run a around alternator for sure. i got my alternator from gb500 it cost about $160.00 after tax.
Posted on May 20, 2009
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Car not starting or turning over indicates towards multiple possibilities.
It can be issue with battery or weak battery. But if battery checks out ok, then
it can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure
or no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty
ignition coil or injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.
To confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required.
Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:------
This will help.
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