My 98 dodge durango will not start without jumper cables. It just clicks when you turn the key. Is there any ideas out there that I haven't tried yet.

Asked by Dec 14, 2013 at 05:55 PM about the 1998 Dodge Durango 4 Dr SLT 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We've replaced the battery the belt
and the tension pulley. The altinator
tested good. I personally think it's
the starter but am being told to
replace the altinator cause it's the
cause of the problem. Someone
please help

2 Answers

108,605

Clean and tighten all battery cables. Also clean and tighten the negative battery cable to the frame and motor. If still not starting I would have the starter tested. But it cranking with a jump start leads me to think loose connection somewhere.

2,715

How many volts is the alternator giving you ? It must be over 14 volts to be able to charge the battery. If you can start with jumper cables the starter should be ok. Did you replace the battery with a battery that has the same amps as the old one ? check all connections specially ground ones, clean them with wire brush or sandpaper.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Durango Questions

Dodge Durango Experts

#1 Sigurður Guðmundsson
Sigurður Guðmundsson
Reputation 2,600
#2 Breanskis
Breanskis
Reputation 1,490
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 780
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,032 Great Deals out of 73,520 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Explorer
816 Great Deals out of 75,232 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
568 Great Deals out of 27,717 listings starting at $1,999
Used GMC Yukon
373 Great Deals out of 17,170 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
443 Great Deals out of 11,343 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota 4Runner
258 Great Deals out of 20,716 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Expedition
406 Great Deals out of 25,352 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford F-150
2,316 Great Deals out of 210,527 listings starting at $1,499

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Dodge Durango For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 13,124 listings starting at $24,293
2016 Dodge Durango For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 2,226 listings starting at $21,991
2015 Dodge Durango For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 1,218 listings starting at $18,943
2014 Dodge Durango For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 1,592 listings starting at $12,995