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shorted ignition 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Car Model: 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Location: Spring Hill, FL Submitted on February 6, 2016

Spring Hill, FL

2002 PT Crusier , auto trans , , installe new timing belt , , water pump , run fine , but engine overheated , appeared the fan wasn't cutting on , my mechanic was looking for problem , he shorted the terminals on coolent sensor, and he said something popped neer the battery ,  ,and it lost , ignitition ,also starter, when you turn key on insterments light up , but when you turn to start , nothing , not even a click , if you jump the starter it works , but won't start , as ignition is out , , have any idea , , what happened ??

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    Franklin, MA
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    Look under the hood for the second fuse block it will be a black rectangle with a top that opens. On that car the ignition is fuse protected with other circuits and a short in the fan may have blown a common fuse. 
    Posted on February 06, 2016

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