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My issue is regarding a 2001 pt cruiser in a no start no

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My issue is regarding a 2001 pt cruiser in a no start no crank condition
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The security light is on solid and when you twist the key nothing happens (like during a vtss lockout) However the fp/asd fuse is also blown and when I replaced it, it acted like it would turn over then the same fuse popped and it returned to the first condition (no start no crank)
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer. Something in that ASD circuit is shorted to ground. The items that are powered by the ASD are: 1 alternator field, 2 injectors, 3 ignition coil, and 4 the O2 sensor heaters. Check the wiring at the )2 sensors. I have seen it short on brackets or exhaust manifolds. Check the wiring at the injector and coil harnerss. lastly, disconnect the alternator field connector and see if that keeps the fuse from blowing. if so, replace the alternator. Let me know what you find.


Expert:  Chris replied 6 months ago.

Hello, how is it going with the PT Cruiser? Did you check the things I mentioned?

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