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Does a 2007 chrysler sebring have a lock out mode that will cause the engine to not turn over or start

I was having my AC worked on and my husband would turn the key on and off several times without turning the engine over. When he needed to move the car it wouldn't turn over. He checked the battery and it was completely charged. He has checked everything he can think of. Somebody told him it might have a lock out mode and he needed to check the owners manual, however, the manual says nothing about a lock out mode. It was running fine and now nothing.

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Just a guess, but it's worth a try. The computer may have gotten confused. To restart the computer disconnect the battery. Remove the RED wire off the battery then remove the BLACK wire. Let it sit disconnected for about 30 minutes (to discharge the capacitors). Reconnect the battery, and try it. Be aware that your will loose your radio presets.

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    MichelleButtice May 12, 2014

    Thank you for the suggestion. We are trying it now and I will let you know if that worked.

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    MichelleButtice May 12, 2014

    Such a simple solution to such a major problem. Thank you so much. That was the one thing he didn't think of.

  • Ron Dufek
    Ron Dufek May 17, 2014

    But did it reset?

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SOURCE: 2002 Chrysler Sebring will not start

Mine did the click, click and the timing chain had snapped. If any of you have 2.7 litre engines plan on an engine rebuild or a replacement. Look up the 2.7 engine size along with oil sludge and timing chains. Grab yourself a towel to sop up the tears. This car is 100% garbage and I'm shopping for another non Chrysler product this week.

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Try removing the alarm system relay, some car alarm has also a fuse on the alarm that you can remove.
Many car alarms unlock by inserting and turning car key while you connect the battery.

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SOURCE: 2002 Chrysler Sebring Convertible

Code 1684 metering oil pump temperature sensor circuit malfunction.
Have you checked the alternator? It sounds like it is not charging the battery. countrycurt0

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1999 CONCORDE: check the battery terminals probably they are not tight enough...something like that happened to me just the lights turned on and the car seemed to be dead, the battery is still ok since then. I just needed to buy new terminals.

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I am having trouble also but I need to know how to disconnect the alarm. I would appreciate it if you could help me out seeing that you have disconnected yours. Thank you

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