2003 Chrysler, Town & Country. While driving all of the warning lights came on, everthing seemed ok, no engin hesitation or unsual noises. After arriving at my destination when it was time to depart the van would not start. This has happened, at least twice,before and the only accessories on at the time was the headlights and the air conditioner. [the vhicle mystirically starts after several]
Country: United StatesMake: ChryslerModel: Town & Country exYear: 2003Engine: 3.8
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hithe first thing you need to do here,,is to load test the battery and the charging system,,,if you dont have a load tester,auto zone and most parts stores will do a load test for free,,from the way you explain your problem,,it sounds as if you may have a failing alternator...the load test will determine if it is infact a bad alternatorthanks
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Would a "failing' alternator cause the vehicle not to start even with a jump start?
did the starter turn the engine with a jump?when it wouldnt start...was the alarm/security light on?
No, it did not start with the jump & yes the alarm/security light is on.
does te gages work?does the gear selector in the instrument cluster light up?
The security/alarm light is on and the vehicle will not jump start
okare you using the original key?the theft deterant is on,,this is why it wont start..try using a different key
, Thank you for your assistance. I understand somewhat the issues that may exsist the security system however there was no mention of the cause or possible repairon on this matter.