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2005 caravan will not start

Starts well, all of a sudden it refuses to start after being parked for a short time with the egnition off and al lights off. when I turn the ignition on, all the gauges swing all the way to max and then back again. when i try to start it all there is is a loud rapid clicking sound. "HELP"

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  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    05 caravan had no problems. one time jumped in and it wouldn't start. had a hard time jump starting to get home.Battery is commpletly dead,Gagues were bouncing back and forth& all lights were flickering on the drive home. about 2 miles. tried to restart after I turned off and got nothing dead batt.



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Either bad battery connections or a bad (dead) battery.

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SOURCE: Engine has loud clicking sound during start.

sounds like your starter motor might be stuffed....might need to replace it

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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SOURCE: 2004 dodge grand caravan - clicking when turn key to start

You might want to take the battery out and have it checked. Parts stores will check it for free, so that would be 1st step. Make sure connections are clean and tight. If it's the original battery, it's 4 years going on 5 old, which is the life span expected, and the clicking noise can be classic bad battery symptom. If battery checks out ok, it may be the starter, so 1st make sure the battery is good. countrycurt0

Posted on Sep 29, 2008


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SOURCE: I have a 1999 grand

change the starter. i had the same problem the sylinoid is going bad!!

Posted on Dec 08, 2008


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SOURCE: 2005 Grn Caravan gauge arms swing to the right the back with igni


Posted on Mar 07, 2009


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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Caravan with 3.3 ltr eng. Won't start,

This sounds like a classic bad connection either at the battery or engine ground. Check and recheck all your connections and be sure they are clean and tight.

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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