Having starter problems replaced less than 3 mths ago and have same problem key turns on but won't start all lights come on what next?

Asked by Feb 07, 2015 at 10:03 AM about the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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How old is your battery? You may want to open up the covers and see if you have a dry cell. If battery becomes weak, it will not have enough power to engage the starter. If it's a maint. free battery, you may want to replace it if over five years old. Also, check your battery connections for corrosion. Sometimes a good cleaning is all it takes. Have you replaced your starter relay? Should be located under the hood. Will it start if you place the shifter to N?

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