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2004 dodge caravan won't start

Turning the key nothing happens however when my brother goes to the engine and manually tries starting it - it turns over. battery is charged and we have had the starter checked and its okay. we have checked for broken wires etc. any ideas?

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  • cobbd Jul 16, 2008

    by putting in new relay still nothing - brother squeezed the relay and it turns over. we took apart steering column and noticed a black thin box (2x3 approx) that have wires going down column etc. is this the ignition switch or another thing that could be bad. i have priced ignition switches and they aren't too much money however if this isn't the problem it isn't returnable as its an electrical item.

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Mine is doing the exact same thing. I installed a remote car starter and the alarm and door locks worked great but when I went to start it with the remote something sizzled and now mine is doing the same thing yours is. Let me know if you figure it out. Thx man

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Check the relay if you havent and could also be the ignition switch

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

  • chad graves Jul 16, 2008

    sounds about like the size of the ignition switch. very well could be the problem. some places will take them back some will not. the start wire coming out of the ignition switch is a smaller yellow wire should only be 12V when starting.

  • chad graves Jul 21, 2008

    can you jump pin 30 and 87 at the starter relay?

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