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My wife just got a 2000 dodge caravan and sitting at light it just shut down the shutdown relay was ticking so i went and bought one and put it in and it still ticks and when go to trun it over it wont start and when u go to trun it over again it wont do nothing u have to let it sit 5 10 mins and then it will trun over but still wont start but the relay keeps ticking and when i pull it it stops ticking

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Check the wires running to the fuse box under the hood on the left side to see if the have been burning

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