2000 Chrysler 300 engine

Tiny
TONY1965
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  • 2000 CHRYSLER 300
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 115,000 MILES
My car started an ran smooth for 15 to 20 seconds then shut down, it did this a few times now it wont crank over by the key you can jump starter relay terminal and it will turn over I tried a new rely but didn't help, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 AT 10:09 AM

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Tiny
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Hi
Pull starter relay not the three spade connectors in a row the furthest from row of fuses is term A from ignition. Use test light turn key to start does it light?
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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 AT 1:03 PM
Tiny
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I had check that an yes the test light does light up with turning the key
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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 AT 3:44 PM
Tiny
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O.K. Go to last term in that row clip test light to BATT pos probe that term try and start does it light up?
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 AT 8:16 AM
Tiny
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If i'm following correctly the terminal of the starter relay only lights showing key function when the test light is grounded
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 AT 8:51 AM
Tiny
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Yes first test verfied that so next test will tell if PCM is providing ground to close relay and operate starter
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 AT 8:59 AM
Tiny
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I now understand what your doing an no i'm not getting a ground from pcm does that mean the computer is the problem
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 AT 10:43 AM
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That's what I thought was happening PCM left rear engine compartment with OHM meter check from relay C to PCM connector # 31 tan/white wire if good then PCM. Before that check fuse #13 at left side dash. Jumper between the two terminals above the three this will op. Starter key on see if it lights
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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 AT 1:21 PM
Tiny
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I replaced pcm with used unit car starts again but shuts down after a few seconds don't want to fry another pcm any thoughts?
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Thursday, June 17th, 2010 AT 8:09 AM
Tiny
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Maybe ASD relay when it dies does it start back up? If not determine if spark or fuel is problem
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Thursday, June 17th, 2010 AT 2:57 PM
Tiny
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First of all thank you very much I cant tell you how much it help talking over this problem with you guys. I was amazed an relieved to find my problem was a remote starter control it wasn't read the chip in the key, I removed entire assy. Took oem key out of controller an car starts &runs sweat . Thanks again.
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Thursday, June 17th, 2010 AT 5:57 PM
Tiny
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Great news was remote OEM or aftermarket? Want to remember this if it comes up down the road.
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Friday, June 18th, 2010 AT 11:54 AM
Tiny
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It was an aftermarket set
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Friday, June 18th, 2010 AT 1:23 PM

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