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2004 jeep liberty won't turn over nor crank

I have 2004 jeep liberty in which the key switch went out in it,so i first decided to replace the steering wheel column. after replacing the steering wheel column it still will not start, so i then decided to replace the key switch and now the auto theft light is on. so i tried taking the positive battery post off to reset it no progress. finally somebody told me to replace the ignition switch actuator pin and still the dame results.

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The anti-theft system won't allow it to start . You replaced parts without knowing what would happen . The key has a transponder is the head of the key . The module that controls anti-theft doesn't see the transponder code an locked up the vehicle . Your best bet ,have it towed to a qualified repair shop . You don't have the tools or knowledge to fix it .

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its low battery problem, check it out.

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SOURCE: 2001 pt cruiser limited won't crank

needs a battery but be careful cause sometimes a bad alternater will cause the battery to go bad

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SOURCE: 2004 Chrsyler Pacifica Won't Start

2 possible problem come to mind:

  • Bad ignition switch; faulty switch will occasionally make contact but not every time
  • Bad starter; less likely but possible; a bad starter will function when it's cold but when it heats up, takes much more power to make it work
I hope this helps with your problem and wish you the best of luck. Take care!

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SOURCE: Key stuck in the ignition. Position indicator

Hi there,
try turning the wheel to the right/left while turning the key in the ignition. You have to apply some force. Your car is probably outliving its road life.

Cheers & Best Wishes

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SOURCE: 2000 Chrysler T&C Ignition Switch Locks up

I used a combination of the above on my 2003 Town and Country but I did it the easy way. I simply placed a screwdriver in the ignition where the key goes and I tapped the screwdriver with a hammer (LIGHTLY). Apparently, this freed the stuck pins and everything works fine now. I then sprayed WD40 into the ignition so it will, hopefully, not stick again.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

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