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sprinkles08, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech
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I replaced the radiator after it cracked and replaced the

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I replaced the radiator after it cracked and replaced the battery and when i try to start all the inside lights on the dash come on and the headlights do not dim when i try to start it. But the starter just clicks when i turn it over
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: yes i checked all the fuses and they are fine
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2002 stratus
JA: Are you fixing your Stratus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just the battery and the fuses
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thank you
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You could have a few things going on. If you get a single click from the starter then there is a good chance the problem is the starter itself. It could also be a cable or connection issue. I'm assuming that the engine ran fine before this. If it had died while driving then that would leave the possibility of an internal engine issue preventing it from turning.

Was it running find previously?