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1998 Chrysler Town and Country

Tiny

Believe2012

June, 30, 2012 AT 8:44 AM

1998 chrysler T&C Asd relay clicks van will start sometimes but when does will die in seconds if idel. I can press the gas and keep it going but when I do it constanly trys dieing. Please help!

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Tiny

caradiodoc

June, 30, 2012 AT 9:44 AM

Sounds like the battery might have been disconnected or run dead recently. If so, the Engine Computer lost its memory and has to relearn "minimum throttle" before it will know when it must be in control of idle speed. It also might not give you the normal "idle flare-up" to 1500 rpm when you start the engine. To meet the conditions for the relearn to take place, drive at highway speed with the engine warmed up, then coast for at least seven seconds without touching the brake or gas pedals.

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