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Starts and dies 5 times then won't start for 2 or 3 hours

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If this happens mostly while idling - it is a strong indication that the fuel filter needs to be replaced.. Very common on these Caravans..
The fuel filter is located at the top of the tank and connects to the fuel line and the fuel pump via fixed hoses that are attached to the filter.. The tank will have to be lowered some what to get the hose fittings off.. Be very careful removing the fixed hose clips bacause if you disturb the 2 plastic goose-necks on the fuel pump that the hoses are connected too - the plastic goose-necks could break - and that would mean you would need a new fuel pump also..

Good luck..

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This should show a security lock out by a light on the dash on the right hand side ,,turn key on take both hands above the dash and make fists,,slam fist down on top of the dash,,,start car,,this can also happen when driving where the tach and speedometer zeros out,,do the same thing while driving,, they come back to life,,,keep in mind that dodge knows nothing about this problem but many have this problem

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