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i have an 03 grand caravan and i am having trouble gettinit to start i remove the fuses for about 30 minutes put them back on and finally the van starts but when i press the gas it stops and wont start again

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Hi Luis,
Take advantage of the self-diagnostic capability of the engine controller module. Use the ignition key: "on-off-on-off-on and leave on" doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch to odometer window in the speedo cluster to see the mileage reading to be replaced by a 4-digit number preceded by a P. Let me know the number(s) you get that way and we'll go from there to correct this problem. Let me know which size (L) engine you have as well.
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