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Etc light came on went off overheating and now won't start

Customer Question

Etc light came on went off overheating and now won't start starter stays engaged
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Yes lost coolant when overheated
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2 01 dodge journey
JA: Are you fixing your Journey yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 2010
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: All started with overheat found the thermostat not working so replaced it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to Justanswer!

There are many possible causes for a no start condition but if it was actually caused by the overheating then internal engine damage would be the cause. That may not be the case though.

Have you checked for fault codes?
Have you checked fuel pressure?
Does the engine sound normal when cranking or is it faster or uneven?

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