2000 Dodge Neon won't start batteries good

Tiny
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  • 2000 DODGE NEON
  • 2.4L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,000 MILES
Turn key and car won't start. No pwr to purple wire on starter in park or neutural. Swaped the starter relay
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 1:37 PM

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Tiny
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Did you try seeing if power is going thru the neutral safety switch to the starter?
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 1:56 PM
Tiny
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It has been replaced. The starter relay is not clicking
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 3:07 PM
Tiny
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How about signal/power out of the ignition switch with the key in the start position?
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 3:54 PM
Tiny
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Pwr goes to the starter relay whn key is turned to star. I tried another ign switch.
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 4:02 PM
Tiny
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Alright at the starter relay the yellow wire should have power with the key in the start position? At the starter relay the tan wire to it should be ground?The red wire to the starter relay should be power?Then with the key in the start position the brown wire to the starter should have power?
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Monday, March 17th, 2014 AT 5:12 PM
Tiny
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It all is correct and wrks like u said
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 AT 1:24 PM
Tiny
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Then you do have the power signal ti the starter with the key in the start position. Have you tri3d jumping the starter with a remote starter button?
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 AT 4:05 PM
Tiny
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I can jump it and it turns. But won't start with the key on. I replaced the computer because the brkt was bent pretty bad and I read tht it grounded the starter.
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 AT 5:24 PM
Tiny
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So what is the voltage reading at the starter on the brown wire with key in the start position?
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 AT 6:59 PM
Tiny
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Read s 0. Starter wont engage
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 AT 7:18 PM
Tiny
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I thought you said all the voltage outputs were good?
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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 AT 6:58 PM
Tiny
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I ran a jumper from the starter relay to the starter. It turns over with the key but will not start. I tried a ltl Starting fluid. Still won't crank.
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Thursday, March 20th, 2014 AT 6:03 AM
Tiny
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So now it cranks and wont start? Have you checked for spark yet?
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Thursday, March 20th, 2014 AT 6:47 PM

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