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My mechanic got the van started running minutes and decide

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My mechanic got the van started running for 5 minutes and decide to rev the engine that's when it backfires and would not start again. the fact that it starts could it still be the flexplate. the chrysler town & country 2000. 3.8 enginge.***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

does it have a spark on the plug wires?

will it fire with a prime[with starting fluid or a little fuel in the throttle body?]

do you get any trouble codes?if so,can you give me the cde numbers?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the only code was cam/crank sensor loss signal...change sensor and only backfires and the code comes up cam sensor..but those have already been changed...all this info from my mechanic..
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

sorry i missed you,,i was off line,

what sensor did you replace?the cam or crank sensor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The cam sensor.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.


the issue is likley the crank sensor or the wiring harness to the crank sensor..

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