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Leaking air from part directly next to where the upper radiator hose connects to the fail safe and engine, wondering what part is?
I haven't seen one of those old Dodges in a long time. I wish I had a little better description of what you're asking about. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that you are asking...
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Just bought car, sputtering and loss of power going up hills 1991 Dodge B250
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your Dodge B250. If the vehicle runs better when above half a tank, the pick up tube in the fuel tank may be broken or disconnected. Replacement does involve replacing the fuel pump....
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Has new alternator, new battery when started , motor dies when battery is disconnected...my mechanics are stumped on this
Hello. If replacing those particular components did not correct the issue then the next thing I would look at is the vehicle's voltage regulator. It appears that this engine's electrical system is equipped with an external voltage regulator that functions,...
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Radio turns on off uncontrolled
Hey there. This sounds like the radio has an internal problem (perhaps heat related). When the radio malfunctions, do other electrical features which are on the same fuse as the radio work properly? If other features on this fuse work...
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Won't start say running
Code 42 is indicative of an auto shutdown relay problem. This can be caused by a wiring issue to the fuel pump - most likely a short or broken wire. Sounds like it's time for an electrical diagnosis. A professional...
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Radio interior lights IOD
Since the problems go away when the radio harness is unplugged, this sounds like a bad ground, or loose power supply connection related to that installation. The Ignition Off Draw fuse is on the main fuse block. Your Owner's Manual...
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Not running gauges
Wow, there is a lot to do here! For the temperature gauge - check the sensor for temperature appropriate resistance, proper wiring and ground connections to the gauge. Yes, speed sensitive wipers were available on this model. As for...
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Hesitates cracks loses power
Hello. The throttle position sensor could very well cause the symptoms you describe. Since you have had the fuel supply components checked and replaced, this is the next logical component to suspect. If the throttle position sensor checks out, I...
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Stalls at random times while driving
Hello, thank you for writing in. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing some sort of electrical issue. The check engine light, as well as a few other lights, should all light up when...
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van runs lean or low on first start of the day.
This may be a sign of a failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is located on or near your intake manifold that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Car Stalling
You would benefit from a stalling diagnostic. The responding certified mechanic would check for diagnostic trouble codes to see if there are any obvious clues. If no codes have set (this is checked with a scan tool), among the likely...
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my windshield wipers don't work even though the motor is good
Hi there. Assuming, you hear the windshield wiper motor coming on, leads me to believe the part your father removed is necessary for the windshield wipers to work. It could be, a deteriorated linkage bushing and may only be available...
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I have a 94 RAM b250 van,the driver side is making a loud clunking noise when turning or driving.upon inspection,the knuckle assem
Worn ball joints and tie rod ends could account for the noise. If you have CV axles in the front, failure of the outboard CV joint would cause similar noise. To have those suspension components inspected, and replaced as needed,...
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Engine dies and backfires
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem that may be getting an inconsistent amount of fuel to the motor, which may be what is causing the backfiring and the bogging down. A faulty or leaking...
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Coolant leak after water pump repair
If there are no visible coolant leaks, and there is no evidence in the motor oil of coolant contamination (the oil would essentially look like a chocolate milkshake), then the only likely source of the problem is a leaking heater...
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What's labor only on all ball joints
Hi Andy. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can review your request and determine if this is something we can offer. Typically we put together estimates with replacement parts and service. They should be...

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