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I have a 93 dodge caravan base model. Van was my uncles my…

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Hello I have a 93 dodge caravan base model. Van was my uncles my dad told me it needed a new ignition switch. Prior to this we were starting it by bumping starter. So I replaced the ignition switch same ignition cylinder though but it all back together and it still won't start the proper way. Does the same as before the only thing that happens is the lights on dash and the radio comes on. What am I doing wrong.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

All the normal fuses are fine. Is there a special fuse for ignition on this year and model

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Caravan yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'm doing it myself have a little back yard mechanic experience plus I'm real good with google. I checked the normal fuses like I said and only have changed the switch that my dad said was bad. It ran fine just had to bump starter which is hard for me because of starter placement

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Eric
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

Ok, try swapping out the starter relay with another relay to see if it will start. The relay is located in engine compartment along left inner fender. see attached

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How do I get them to come off. I feel if I force them it will break

Hi,

On the connector base the relay plugs into should be a tab to push in as you pull up on relay

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok I will try

ok, sounds good.

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