Replaced engine wont start

Asked by GuruTQJY1 Jul 08, 2018 at 08:04 PM about the 2014 Dodge Charger SE RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just replaced eninge in 2014
dodge charger with a used
engine. Everything is hooked up
and starter solenoid clicks but
engine does not start to turn
over.

3 Answers

105

Try turning engine over with a socket and wrench at the crank pully. If engine turns over ok it sounds like a ground issue.

Thanks. Checked all ground connections all seem to be good. Does the system need reprogramming? Engine vin to car vin?

105

If you replaced a control module there may be programming requirements. Have you tried tapping on the starter while holding the key over? Might be worth verifying if there is battery voltage on the large cable, and voltage on the small remote wire at the starter when the key is turned.

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