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2001 dodge caravan 3.0 L cranks momentrly fires and dies

Customer Question

2001 dodge caravan 3.0 L cranks momentrly fires and dies then just cranks
JA: Are you fixing your Caravan yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked fuelpunp key on run one second then shurt off no check engine light
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: light stays on steady
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: ran just fine when we drove it the day before nest timetry to start not starting
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Have you checked for spark and fuel while cranking?

Are there any codes in the computer?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no tools to check codes
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Ok, no problem.

Are you looking for some possible causes?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
yellow spark on #2 cylinder
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Are you looking for some possible causes?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
thanks for the assist on trouble shooting taking it to the dealer for repairs
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Ok sounds good.

Your welcome!