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It wont start 2008 PT crusier, yes replaced ignition starter

Customer Question

it wont start 2008 PT crusier
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: yes replaced ignition starter switch
JA: What is the model of your '08 Chrysler?
Customer: PT cruiser
JA: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I replaced the Ignition starter switch, cleaned fuse box, replace Starter Relays
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the car never had an issue since I bough it brand new battery is new, Starter switch new , relays new
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

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Will it at least crank?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
no start only lights on dashboard shows ok,
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Do you own a volt meter or test light?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am not close to the car in till this Thursday, I was hopping to get some idea on what's going on before I get back home
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

I can provide the starting wire diagram so you can test things once with the car to see why it will not crank?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I will try
when I get back home
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/15byuaeq8727gjr/ptstart.pdf?dl=0

Using the above diagram, for the engine to crank the starter relay needs a power on pins 1 and 2 and ground on pin 5. Can you verify those? With the key in the run position and pin 1 and 4 briefly jumped, will it crank and start?

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Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Hello Chris here again,

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Thanks Chris