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Caravan starts up but goes dead in 3secounds and the gauges…

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Caravan starts up but...

Caravan starts up but goes dead in 3secounds and the gauges don't work

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Yes.they are fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Caravan?

1995

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

Myself and I've checked the interior fuses and under hood relays. When I listen for the fuel pump it comes on but only lasts for a few secounds

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That is all I know thanks.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 3 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 3 months ago

Have you checked for codes in the computer?

What size engine do you have?

Can you post your VIN?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Well...Just received a call and my mechanic is on the way to check codes. Before he said he was busy. I work on autos but at 62 years old its hard to see things.Thanks for your response and should he fail,I WILL be back in touch.Thanks again and have a great day sir.
Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 3 months ago

You are most welcome.

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