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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Chrysler
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Experience:  ASE Master & Advanced level certified, Chrysler Master Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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How are u?...Im having crank problems. ...1st question will

Customer Question

Hi how are u?...Im having crank problems. ...1st question will the motor turn over with a bad ECM
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: Over 200thousand...and its automatic
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2002 pt cruiser
JA: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tryin to...I jumped someone off early morning car ran it will not crank but all electrical comes on and I just replaced the battery a month ago
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the PCM has failed completely then yes, it will prevent the engine from cranking.

Does the fuel pump run when the key is turned on?

Does the engine light do a bulb check and go out when the key is turned on?