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What causes my van to start but shut down when you release the key

It starts 2 to 3 times and shuts off then it wont do aNYTHING

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COULD BE ING SWITCH OR ING BALLAST RESITOR.

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SOURCE: engine died while driving possible security system problem

is the security light flashing?it should go out when you turn key to run position after a few seconds..if it's staying on,check wiring near skim module(security system)small module under steering column covers..have seen broken wires near module..if not,try removing IOD fuse in underhood fuse block..this will reset skim module

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SOURCE: 2003 Dodge Caravan Battery?

Sounds like time for new battery, give it a full charge & have it tested, but have alternator checked as well, even though it appears alternator is o.k. because it runs, but just in case it's an intermittent problem with alternator

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SOURCE: security light blinks on dash , truck wont even try to start

Does your key have a chip on it? If it does its probably the problem

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 dodge grand caravan will not start

This is very similar to a problem my sister had with her 1998 Caravan. She found that you need to remove the instrument pod and resolder the connector on the circuit board. Due to cracks, the thing will sometimes not have a good connection, causing the trouble. Mine just developed this problem too, so remedying it myself.
Go to this link for more info and a helpful disassembly PDF.
http://www.dodgetalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=250440
If it doesn't work, search for 1998_chrysler_pod_repair and you should find the PDF. I hope this helps! It's really much easier to take apart than you'd think.

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SOURCE: Hi my 2001 dodge caravan was stolen about 2 weeks

you have to take it to the dealer and get the anti theft module reflashed - most dealers charge around 95.00

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

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Anyway hope this helps. Check your switches before you presume that the unit is shot!

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