Why won't my car start?

Asked by Apr 28, 2015 at 02:24 PM about the 2008 Dodge Avenger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2008 Dodge Avenger SXT my husband replaced my front brake pads and now the
car wont start. The battery is not dead because the unlock works and the radio and
everything else. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME?

5 Answers

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check starter fuse and relay to start with.

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Smaller accessories like door locks, radio, interior lights, etc. require a lot less amperage to operate. The battery may have enough charge in it to make them work, but not enough to engage the starter. It wouldn't hurt to put a charge on the battery or try and jump it from another vehicle to see if that works. And like mentioned above check fuses and start relay under the hood in the fuse block.

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Thanks so much guys for the advice. Mark I gave it a jump like you said and let it catch a charge and everything is fine,

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My 2011 dodge avenger won't stsrt I just replce the battery yesterday I have a box on my car that has numbers thay beep it was not working until I put the new battery in it

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Just had a mechanic look at my son's car same car he unplug the alternator and it started right up there is a fuse inside your alternator that keeps popping bad alternator

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