Engine Does Not Start and PCM Fault Code Stored on Dodge Intrepid

When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.

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Average mileage: 163,700 (88,000–350,000)
Engines affected: 2.7L V6, 3.2L V6, 3.3L V6, 3.5L V6
10 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004
19 people reported this problem
7 people shared problem details
i have a 2001 dodge in tepid 2.7 liter when i crank the engine i have to hold the key on for3 to 5 seconds before it fires once it starts firing i have to hold the key on for another 1 to 2 seconds or the engine wil quit running once it starts it drops down to 400 rpms and makes a hissing noise on the passenger side and the engine vibrates violently and will do this anywhere from 3 to 5 seconds as well then it shoots up to 1,500 rpms and sometimes (waddles) the car and once it warms it seems to run fine even when its warm its still hard starting somebody please help me before i go drop a whole lot of money into this engine and at least give me and idea of whats wrong
Engine stops while driving. Will not start for 20 minutes. Replaced to the crankshaft sensor $136.20. Labor $419.78. Sensor? $70.50.Tax $43.86 Total $670.34 3 weeks later same problem. Will return to dealership tomorrow.
1997 Dodge Intrepid- 3.3L V6350,000
no start code saying cam sensor failed which ended up being the crank sensor
2004 Dodge Intrepid- 3.5L V688,000
For the last year, my Intrepid has idled low and I had to turn the key off/on for several seconds before I started the engine. Last month the engine died at a stop sign at the end of my street and it hasn't run since. I changed the 02 sensor and replaced 2 fuses; fuel pump is okay. What should I try next?
1998 Dodge Intrepid- 3.2L V6
I have the same hard starting problem if I drive somewhere shut it off for less than an hour and try to start it again. Upon inspection I found that the crank shafts moves the pulley in & out to the point that it was knocking the other belt off! I believe this is messing with the crank sensor. Rather than rebuild the engine, I removed the ac belt to keep the big one on & I keep jumper cables in the car for when I wear the battery down trying to start it. Saving up to buy another car!
crank sensor broke at mount causing occasional stalling. Replced with aftermarket
same promblem crankshaft sensor
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