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2006 Dodge Caravan Engine Light Blinks 10 Times & wont start

When I go to start it, It makes a clicking noise & wont start. Sounds like a machine gun. The Engine light stays on then blinks 10 times. What could be the problem??? Please help. Thanks

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  • James Jun 23, 2009

    That was fast. Okay Thanks. I will look into it.

  • James Jun 23, 2009

    Also is there any Temporary fix so I can at least get it to my house? Thanks

  • James Jun 23, 2009

    I just tried to start it again after letting it sit over an hour and it sounded like it wanted to start but then went back to the clicking sounds. Could it be because the battery doesn't have enough amps to make it start?

  • James Jun 23, 2009

    Ok Thaks

  • James Jun 23, 2009

    Okay I just got a jump and the van started right up. Thanks for all your help. So I guess I need to buy a new battery or will this one charge up?

  • James Jun 23, 2009

    Okay sounds good. Thanks You !

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It sounds like your starter needs cleaned or replaced. The poping noise could be the actuator not engaging right. As for the engine light, it could be just a coincidence.

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  • Matthew Boulden Jun 23, 2009

    If it is the starter, the only thing you can do is tap it and cross your fingers. Also check your battery cables and try to give it a jump. Sometimes this works to free the starter. Other than that no.

  • Matthew Boulden Jun 23, 2009

    Yes, that is correct. Attempt to jump start it and see what happens.

  • Matthew Boulden Jun 23, 2009

    It should charge up, but I would stop by autozone and have them test it, they do it for free. They can also test your alternator for free. I am glad I could help.

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