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my 1997 dodge grand caravan wont start. battery ok . starter

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my 1997 dodge grand caravan won't start. battery ok . starter ok fuses and relays ok. has no power to starter or to the engine it still does not start when i bridge the starter. engine only spins but no ignition
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 8 years ago.



This sounds like a bad ignition switch to me. Check for battery voltage to the starter solenoid when key is in CRANKING position.


Thanks for your question,



Customer: replied 8 years ago.
checked ignition switch works ok ignition power reaches main fuse box under the hood but doesn't continue to starter.
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 8 years ago.

It can still be the ignition switch, it has MANY functions. This is a direct shot from the switch to the starter solenoid.


Thanks again,



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