I am assuming that you mean the starter will not engage and the engine will not crank at all. The PCM would not be your cause. The PCM controls stuff like fuel injectors and spark. It has nothing to do with starter functions. There are only a few componets in the sarter system. The battery, the starter, the ignition switch, the park/neutral switch on the transmission, the battery cables, and all of the wiring. There is also the possibilty that someone has installed a security system, and there is something wrong with that. I would make sure that the battery load tests good. Since you have already replaced the starter, you know how it hooks up, so crawl under the vehicle, and use a test light to make sure that you have power to the battery cable. Then have someone hold the key in the start position, while you check the trigger wire for power. If there is no power on the battery cable, you need to track it down, possibly a bad cable or terminal. If there is no power on the trigger wire you need to trace that out, possibly a bad park/neutral switch, bad ig switch, or bad wiring. If you have power to both, then you could have gotten a bad starter, or there may be a bad ground from the battery. Any suspected wiring area can be tested using a voltage drop method. If you have a test meter or light, you can attach one end to one side of the suspected fault, and attach the other end to the other side of the fault (In parallel with the suspect wiring) and activate the circuit. If there is a problem there, the voltage will take the path of least resistance around the bad spot and through your tester, and either light the light brightly, or read high on a volt meter. You may find an open circuit this way. Of course, if the starter tries to engage and it cant turn the engine over, then a locked up motor or flywheel problem is also a possibilty.AnswerFirst thig to check the nuteral safety switch on the trasmission. If you do not want to replase(part is expencive) you can wire in a starter button. Also it could be the resister coil in thr sterring colom (If equip)
It could be your starter, or your starter solenoid.
You could take it to a dealership or auto shop and have them swap it out.
If a lower radiator hose was replaced on a 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan, but it is still leaking fluid, it could be that there is a hole in the radiator. It could also mean that there is damage to the overflow reservoir or its hoses.
Starte could need a shim.
it could either be a bad beattery or a bad starter
If there is a single click from the starter area, the starter is bad. If not, it could be an ignition switch.
under the hood on the drivers side in the relay compartment
most likely it is the starter. try moving the van a little bit or banging on the starter with a hammer ... then try to start it again..... if it starts then it is the starter , if not , it may need to be diagnosed by a repair shop ...
I don't believe so but you could call a wrecking yard and ask them to be sure.
Sounds like the ignition switch.
Your 1993 Dodge Caravan might start sometimes and not start other times because of a bad starter or solenoid. You might also have a weak battery or a charging system that is not working correctly. This could also be an issue with the distributor.
The most common cause of automobile starting problems; is the battery needs to be charged. When the battery will not take a charge. It needs to be replaced.
The part at an auto parts store ranges about $120, but to have it done at a shop you could probably tack on another $100 or so for labor..
It could have a 31th or a 41te
Could be one of a number of things, as it could be in any vehicle.
If the interior lights come on and go of and chimes sound off f on a 1997 Dodge Caravan there could be a loose connection somewhere. This is a common condition with the Dodge Caravan series.
Several things could be the problem, the first thing i would check is to see if there is excessive oil build up on the starter. This could indicate an oil leak that is basically drowning the starter and causing it to overheat and fail. Also the starter solenoid could be failing and heating up. Lastly, check to see if there is a heat shield on the starter and make sure it is still solid and in place. Hope this helps, and good luck.
Assuming the starter does not crank over the engine, it could be, dirty or loose battery connections, a bad starter, a bad neutral safety switch, the engine is seized.
-A relay IS a switch, so it's un-necessary to use both terms. The starter relay in this Dodge is in the Power Control box at the top of driver side of the engine bay. A black liddded box, about 3x9 inches. Places of the fuses and relays are inside the lid. However there is also a starter solenoid attached to the starter in this model. Either one of these parts could cause failure to power the starter motor.
Heater coil could have went out.
There could be on at each wheel bearing.
Not from the factory. Replacement parts could though.
There are several reasons why a 1995 Dodge Caravan may turn off while driving. One reason could be in the electrical system. Another reason could be in the fuel system.
Just out of curiousity, how is the transmission in this vehicle. Could the transmission be out of sync with the engine? This has happened to me when i had the transmission replaced in a dodge caravan, Good Luck