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Old 02-20-2010, 10:05 PM
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So im new to this whole diesel thing... but not new to dodge... i own a 09 caliber srt4 but im having issues with the diesel...

when i turn on the ignition it has battery life and act like its going to start... but when i turn the key to start it, it looses all life and says the battery is dead.... here is what i have done to try to correct the situation so far.

new alternator, starter and 2 new batteries... both 1000 cranking amps.

snyone else got any ideas as to what i can try??

i have tried to jump it off another car but it wont take...

should i buy a charger and jump it off that?
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Sounds like a bad connection . Once you let off the key , do the dash lights light back up ?
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I'm with Tom maybe a connection somewhere. If you replaced everything associated with power then something deeper is wrong
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Check your ground cables on the engine side. Make sure they're clean and tight. If you have volt meter, do a voltage drop test.
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