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

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