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Sebring 2004, 2.4 L.fuse 24 (injector/coil) keeps breaking when ignition switch goes to on position. Changed crank sensor, cam sensor and ignition coil. It all began with rough idle and stalling, loosing power. Initially I Changed coil, but erratic idle continued. Changed crank and cam sensors. Coil got hot, started to burn coil at post 3, blew fuse #24, and it got into a cranking-but not starting mode.

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I would be thinking that there is a good chance that you need to be checking out replacing the computer, if you aren't getting any communication with the proper scan tool then the computer isn't communicating with anything in the vehicle...... I would have guessed first off that the ignition control module might be bad but that is obviously part of the computer also, I would be looking in that direction.

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Well, some things need to be done systematically. Check for spark to make sure the coils are in fact working. Check for fuel to make sure you don't have a bum fuel pump and/or plugged filter. Ignition coils will get hot. The very fact that it melted may be the sign of a computer issue. Let me know what you find and then we can move forward.

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