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1999 Chrysler 300M Question: car overheated within minutes of starting, now won't start even with a jump

 

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Chrysler Fan, 3.5L V6, Stokesdale, NC, January 21, 2013, 06:04
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drove less than a block when overheating was detected, let it sit for about 30 minutes & it started right up, the engine sputtered and quit, within 10 seconds the battery was completely dead, will not start now even aided by a jump

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13943 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 21, 2013, 06:26
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    tow to shop and get diag could be several things

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    Chrysler Fan, January 21, 2013, 06:38
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    Thank you, I've spoken to several Chrysler techs., they all say its the engine, but I plan to have it towed to have it looked at

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    January 21, 2013, 10:15
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    if it was overheating it could be a stuck t stat or a head gasket problem I would have the cooling system pressure tested and go from there

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