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When I start it, it revs very high then shuts off. I can't

Customer Question

When I start it, it revs very high then shuts off. I can't get it to move
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Yes and yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2005 4 door
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: this happened a few days ago and I thought it was just because of the oil, bc the oil light flashes when it happens but I got my oil changed today
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The engine is very hot I just started it up and it worked fine
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site.. what model and engine size is the car?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
It's a 4 door sedan I believe but I'm not sure about the engine
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

what model sedan?

Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

sebring? concorde? 300 ? ??

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Sebring
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Sorry
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

thats ok. can you find out what size engine please?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
2.7 L
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

thanks. is the vehicle behaving this way presently?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No I was able to drive it about 5 miles up the road and everything was fine
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

is your check engine light on?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
it's always on and I've taken it in but they say nothing is wrong with it
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

where do you take it to have the computer scanned?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Also when I turn on the car just to roll the window up or something, the oil light goes on and the engine light does not, but when I actually start the car the engine light goes on and the oil light goes off
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

ok wow. this is going to take me to be hands on. Ill open this up to others to chime in. good luck

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Okay thank you, ***** ***** noticed that the engine light did go on when I turned the car on along with the oil light, but once I start the car it's just the engine light. The engine light has been on ever since I got the car last winter