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Have a 04 Sebring conv 2.7. No start no crank. #8 fuse.

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Have a 04 Sebring conv 2.7. No start no crank. #8 fuse blown. Replaced it still no go. Starter relay fuse is ok. Replaced starter still no go. Battery ok. Everything. On dash works. Windows work. Radio works.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Which fuse are you referring to as the starter relay fuse?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

If the starter relay does click when you turn the key to start, try a new starter relay and try again.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
27 in the under the hood fuse box
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No click. Tried new relay.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Is this a clutch?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Automatic
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, wo or what told you fuse #27 was for the starter relay?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

I don't even see a fuse #27 in that underhood fuse block, the highest is #25.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Owners manual schematic
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Is this the base model or limited, touring, lx, lxi, or gtc?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Let me see that schematic.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Is this the base model or limited, touring, lx, lxi, or gtc?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Gtc
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
See attached
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, back up the camera a bit or tell me what page number that is?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

That is a relay.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

You said a fuse #27.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Sorry
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, so now, why was you saying that fuse was good then, was you looking to see if it was blown, testing it for voltage, what?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Did you actually replace that relay cause that is the starter relay?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I replaced it
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, so we are on the same page here, did you think there was another fuse or what, I have to understand what your thinking was, why did you think that that was a fuse #27 and also think it was a starter relay?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Looking at the starter wiring diagram, if the starter relay doesn't even click, remove the starter relay and test the 4 terminals in that socket for voltage. 1 terminal should have voltage even with the key off, than 1 additional when the key is turned to start. Then let me know the results.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Just eliminating possible sources of problem. Also the anti theft system is working.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok will do
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Only 1 terminal is hot with key turned on
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, back up and check for voltage in and out of the ignition switch, in the red wire and out the yellow wire, wit the key on start.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Both hot
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

Ok, then you have an open or shorted wire from the ignition switch to the starter relay along that yellow wire. Follow and find and repair the wire, or cut both ends and run a new wire, same gauge and preferably the same color, then try that.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
How do I trace it under dash
Expert:  Mike S. replied 9 months ago.

That is why I said just cut both ends and run a new wire.

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