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Old 30 Aug 2011, 05:49 am
tsnapp52 tsnapp52 is offline
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Question 04 PT replaced battery and now when starting runs for 5 sec and RPMs go zero it stall

Hello. I have an '04 PT with about 95,000 miles on it. The battery went dead and my husband replaced it yesterday. Now, unless I give it gas when I start it, the RPMs go up normally and within about 5 seconds they go down to zero and the engine stalls. If i give it gas the RPMs stay steady and I can drive it. No stalls yet while driving or at stops. when the engine dies all of the electronics in the car stay on, including a/c. To me, it sounds like a wire got knocked loose while he was installing the battery (it's such a tight squeeze in there) but he went back and couldn't see anything that was hanging or obvious.

Anyone come across this before?

Thanks in advance for your ideas/thoughts.
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