2007 Dodge Charger motor lock

Asked by Nov 14, 2015 at 09:55 AM about the 2007 Dodge Charger Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2007 Dodge Charger 3.5 I went to
take trash out and when I get back in car I
heard a noise I paused then the car shut off
and wouldn't start up I had two people come
over all I hear is whinny noise and then back
to a click all the lights and radio comes out
got the battery checked and it's good. They
told me the motor was locked and I want to
make sure is there anything else I can check
before trying to replace motoR

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To be sure that the engine is or is not locked up, remove all the spark plugs and try turning the crankshaft pulley by hand. If it won't turn, the engine is locked. HTH. -Jim

I had my oil change at firestone in 2007 dodge charger as soon as I drove off the oil light flash I went back down there asked them are they sure they changed oil they say yes never once checked it throw abou 5 mint to job car locked up took two minute make a loud noise drove 5 minute back to them they tell me my motor locked no fault of there my car 2007 dodge charger 2.7L v6 they put 6 it's Ali saw.5w-20 oil. And my motor locked who's fault why my motor locked shouldn't they be responsible it was not like that at first

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