JA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: A crossfire which has out of the blue failed to start, the ignition will turn on but when the key is turned to start all dash panel information lights and electrics die until the key is released.
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: neutral... and is a manual gearbox
JA: What year is your Crossfire?
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have checked the starter is not jammed, hooked up additional battery
power, checked and resoldered joints in relay board and inspected ECM nothing obvious found.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: after reconnecting the ECM the engine
will start for one 'short' (one second) bust of rev, after that the symptom as previously described remains, if the ECM is again disconnected and reconnected one more short burst can be achieved by attempting to start. this can be repeated as many times as it is sensible to try.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Chrysler Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.