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Van started but then stopped - was unable to get it to even turn over to start - changed the ignition switch but still wouldn't even turn over - checked the starter and was ok - checked the fuses they were ok - checked the fuel pump and it was ok - was able to at least get it to try and turn over by using a wire connected to the area in the fuse box and the battery and it would not start - if no wire then it won't even attempt to try to start - checked computer and found no loose or broken connections - when placed on diagnostic computer reading showed no problems however engine light is on - the one time we did get it to start it ran only for about a minute and then the engine died -

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Hi, if there is an anti- theft system installed in your van, you mght have a faulty computer. I had the same problem and it was due to the anti - theft system. Ihad to replace the computer. If it is the anti- theft system, there would be a tiny red light continueously on in the instrument panel. I hope this helps.

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