Help 20002 Pt cruiser wont turn onn

Asked by Feb 14, 2014 at 09:29 PM about the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2002 pt cruiser and I have changed almost everything, battery, tming belt, wiring, gas
pump and the car wont turn on. It works for a week and then it does the same thing. Is this

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Have you changed or tested your ignition relay or starter relay? If relays are good, try a new starter. Your ignition switch could also be bad. Did you change that out with your new wiring?

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I work for dodge and a couple of times have seen the cable harness go bad, when you say it doesn't turn on do you mean it doesn't start or just clicks or has no electrical at all.

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it doesnt start. some times the

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sometimes there is no electric at all sometimes the lights in the radio will tuen on while but the car still won't start

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thank you both for your answer so I really appreciate it


Turn your key to the ON position and hold it like you're trying to start the car. Have someone rap on the starter with a hammer while you are holding the key. If the car suddenly turns over, then your starter is bad and needs to be replaced.

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awesome thanks

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