I have a 1999/dodge carvan . it won't turn over I just replaced a new battery and starter. And still won't turn over. What could it be

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Asked by Jul 04, 2015 at 06:11 PM about the 1999 Dodge Caravan 4 Dr LE Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check the main fuse,s

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It it be a problem that when driving or the car is on I can take out the key and the car stays on

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Yes that sounds like a bad igintion switch.

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What about the soliendo wire?

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The sylinoid is built into the starter,check the wires to stater again,but it sounds like the iginiton switch by your sayings.

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OK so I checked the wiring again cleaned the wires from the battery checked the starter fuses on the metal teeth are black....

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Will the head lights turn on?

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Yes they do all the lights in the car plus the readio turn on

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May i ask what made you change the battery and stater?May give me some idea of what problem is.

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The battery when my wife got stranded at work and the car won't start. Had the battery tested wouldn't work. Now last note she got stranded at the gas station. Car wouldn't turn over .. Everything else turned on but the car

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It ran after battery replaced,then quit,then you replaced starter thinking it was the issue,all i can read in to this,is check that new starter,and if it is good,it will be the iginiton,why i think this is a bad igintion will eat the battery,which it did,and now that you have good battery power it went ahead and eat the switch.

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Ignition switch,25.99 autozone part number ls702

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switch

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I arched it from the bottom It sounded like it wanted to start but didn't . so it just might be the ignition switch

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Im almost sure it is.

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