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Lights started flickering battery light came on Dash lights and gages went crazy now wont start

My 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan Was running good then all the dash lights started flickering gages bouncing up and down clicking noise under dash when I accelerate the trip and milage lcds go off completely now it acts like the battery is dead ...

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  • kiluanahugs May 30, 2009

    Went to follow the battery ....and when i went to disconect the posotive cable the post and clamp were black ..cleand them put back together ..started right up and is running wonderfull as it always had ...thanks for the advice that led to the cure

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    everything works on the dash but the milage/trip thing help

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Like you said, battery may be flat. You can check that with a multimeter.

Next check the alternator. Faulty alternator leads to uncharged battery.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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