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Wont start at times, new battery. was told to check rcm unit

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Wont start at times, new battery. was told to check rcm unit for bad welded connections.
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2005 crossfire
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not much, talked to service centers, took out the RMC unit.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: it will start at times
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are several things that will cause a no crank situation and it may take some electrical testing at the time the problem is present to determine what is going on. The problem may be the starter itself, ignition switch, the transmission range sensor, wiring, cables and connections, or the engine controller may not be awake during the no start period.

Did you disassemble the RCM and check the solder joints?

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