WHY DID MY STARTER SUDDENLY STOP WORKING

  • Tiny
  • Patrickwhite
  • 1998 DODGE CARAVAN
  • 256,000 MILES

I tried to start my vehicle after work it turned over started and shutdown. It did this three times when I tried it the fourth time nothing happened not even a click and everything else has power even the fuel pump.

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Saturday, September 1st, 2012 AT 1:15 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Try a jump start and see if it works.

Ensure the security system is not triggered. It can occur when the battery is weak or you have a poor connections ate the battery terminals and repeated cranking would cause it to do so.

Starters can fail without warning. Give the starter some knocking with a mallet to see if it works.

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Saturday, September 1st, 2012 AT 2:19 PM

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