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Fuel Problem
The only thing to check would be to see if the engine is getting ignition spark to the spark plugs. If you are getting spark then test the fuel pressure at the engine test port to see if there is...
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Cannot remove rollover valve cable line on the gas tank
Hi there. The rollover valve may have a quick disconnect fuel line or it may have a crimped on fuel line. Either remove the fuel line to the rollover valve or pop out the rollover valve with a large flat...
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It won't turn over, I even gave it a boost - no luck!
Hi John. There are several possibilities for the no crank situation. Assuming, the battery is fully charged and connections are clean and tight. It could be, a faulty ignition switch, a faulty starter relay, a faulty neutral safety switch. There...
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Transmission slips.
If you are reusing your old fluid you are defeating the purpose of changing the filter. I would only say this is ok if the ATF (automatic transmission fluid) was already spotlessly clean. If not, I recommend having a ATF...
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safe jack points with floor jack
Many vehicles are safe to jack up on the axles, control arms, subframes, and sometimes the pinch weld. Be careful lifting on the pinch weld of some vehicles as it can cave in and cause seriouse body damage. If you...
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Loud turns after driving awhile
If the whining noise is occurring as you turn the steering wheel, it could be the power steering pump failing and/or the drive belt on the pump is loose, worn, or glazed. Such noises are never "normal" and are not...
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Possible car overheating
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a faulty temperature sensor. The temperature sensor relays the temperature of the coolant to the car's computer that uses this information for...
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I am not getting any heat in the front but the rear controls work fine.
Hi there. The heating control switch on the dash for the main cab is not working. Remove the switch cluster and remove the harness. Check the harness and make sure that there is power to the switch. If there is...
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Why won't my car stay running when it is cold
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several different issues. Depending on how cold the weather is, you may want to consider setting your car up for colder weather. This would include a thinner oil,...
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Oil leak
As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest trying to narrow this down by placing a piece of cardboard underneath the vehicle when parking it at night to test...
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My Dodge Caravan still riding rough after tune up
Hello, thank you for writing in. The EGR (electronic gas recirculation) system can absolutely cause misfiring and engine vibrations. If you know there is an existing issue with the EGR valve, you should turn your attention to the unit. It...
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Step by step of how to change my water pump?
Replacing a water pump is a moderate service for an experienced mechanic. However, since each manufacturer has different step-by-step instructions on how to complete this task, it's best to either let a professional mechanic replace your water pump or purchase...
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When u turn the wheel it pops loudly & shakes bad when driving down the road
Hello, This is a common sign of a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV...
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Over filled oil level, should I get it drained?
The transmission being overfilled may cause the transmission to push out the excess oil out the vent of the transmission. You should have the excess fluid sucked out of the transmission. Other than that it should not cause any issues....
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Radiator and overheating.
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Where is my coolant leaking from? 2007 Dodge Caravan
Hello - you may have a coolant leak from a worn out water pump. If so, this could result in an immediate failure, as modern water pumps have a remarkable ability to work right up until complete failure. The "gurgling"...
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I installed a new fuel pump on a 1997 dodge caravan, it turns on but no gas is getting to the engine. Access to the fuel filter is
Hi there. It sounds like the fuel filter being corroded is the issue. It will need to be removed as well as any lines that may be corroded. You may have to replace a good portion of the lines if...
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dash brake light stays on
Hello, thank you for writing in. The brake light will illuminate if the parking brake is on, or if the brake system is malfunctioning. The first thing to do is have the vehicle scanned to see if there are any...
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Electrical problems
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuse box will have a fuse/relay that will pertain to these systems. Before taking the car in for potentially costly diagnostics, check under the hood and replace this fuse. Your fuse box lid...
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My van is doing some weird things like misfiring down the highway.
Hi there. It sounds like the alternator is seizing up and needs replaced. This would explain the lights dimming and the smell of burnt rubber. Also, if the power steering pump was to seize up, it will cause the engine...

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