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Engine surging and speedometer dropping?
This is somewhat common when your mass air flow sensor is dirty or faulty. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Code 0132 and 0138
Hello. Codes like these can be tricky, because they give us a warning that the voltage readings are out of range, but they do not tell you why. The high voltage reading is showing that the air/fuel mixture being processed...
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No start, no crank, no click.
Starters are a very common failure for automobiles. It is pretty likely you have a failed started, but there's a way to check. An experienced technician will be able to check for an ignition or start signal when starting is...
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The check engine light came on and the P0197 code is the issue.
A code p0197 for your vehicle is for the engine oil temperature sensor circuit showing low voltage. This could be caused by a bad sensor, faulty wiring, or a problem with the powertrain control module. The code is set when...
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Car won't start. I ran out of gas then put gas in and drove home now it won't start.
There is a possibility that running the car out of fuel may have damaged the fuel pump. The fuel pump relies on the fuel inside the tank to keep it cool and working properly. When the tank is run dry,...
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Temperature gauge not reaching appropriate temperature.
When replacing thermostats, or if you are trying to diagnose a problem, the best thing to do is install the OEM (i.e., dealer supplied) thermostat. Assuming that the thermostat you got is "good" (i.e., opening at OEM specified temperature and...
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I pulled too close to a concrete parking stall and scraped the bottom of the front bumper. What type of damage should I look for?
Hello. The extent of damage you should be looking for is relative to how hard that concrete blocker with hit/scraped. Its dificult to say which parts may have been effected without knowing where exactly the vehicle was hit. The radiator...
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my key is loose in the Fob could this cause my car to jerk? because mechanic cant find jerking problem?
Hi there: It's highly unlikely that a loose FOB key is the reason why you're Dodge Charger is jerking or lunging. It really depends on when this occurs as to what the cause could be. If this happens during acceleration,...
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Should I replace my #3 ignition coil again?
Hi - I recommend changing all of the coils and plugs at once whenever changing any of them. They age, and pretty much fail, at similar rates. Also check for oil leaks down into the spark plug recesses—oil on the...
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Why does my 2006 dodge charger keep stalling?
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Car shuts off when I come to a stop - 2007 Dodge Charger
Hello. This behavior suggests "lean running" problems at low speed, a scenario which gets worse with colder weather. This could be caused by a clogged or malfunctioning idle air controller and/or throttle body, dirty or clogged injectors, an EGR valve...
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My car will not start and there is a small red light on - 2009 Dodge Charger
Hello. I believe this is the security system in the "armed" or error position. Have you tried a different key fob to see if the behavior is the same? It's possible that you have a weak battery in your key...
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Can't find the fuel leak detection pump
Hi there. The fuel leak detection pump is located next to the fuel tank and the frame under the vehicle. It is a small plastic item with 2 hoses attached to it. It will also have a wire harness connected...
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Ongoing issues with misfires
With the engine light being on, the very first step is to have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic troubleshooting codes. These codes will tell you what system is malfunctioning and steer you in a general direction for inspection. Misfires are...
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When I'm driving the car pauses and when I hit the gas it comes back to life, is it the accelerator sensor?
Hi there. The APP (accelerator pedal position sensor) could cause the vehicle to pause or hesitate. A faulty TPS (throttle position sensor), a faulty MAF (mass airflow) sensor, incorrectly calculating the incoming air to the engine are also possibilities. Typically,...
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When I use the turn signals, both tail lights blink like hazard lights.
Hello. Without knowing exactly what wiring work was performed its nearly impossible to say definitively what the issue is. The brake light circuit and the turn signal circuit have crossed paths somewhere. The wires carrying the power supply from the...
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Wondering about tire swap 2011 Dodge Charger
Hello - yes, the snow tires in the size you mention will work just fine as a swap for your existing tires. Since they are a slightly lower "profile" tire (60 vs 65 aspect ratio), the speedometer will read slightly...
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My car stalls with weather under 40' or moist out.
Hi there. There could be two things that are contributing to your issues with the vehicle that are playing a big roll in this. First check the manifold absolute pressure sensor (MAP) on the engine. Check to see if the...
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Can someone let me know the difference between two parts for the Intake Manifold Actuator. I am getting a code P1004.
Hi there. The part number 4593839AB is referred by the Mopar dealer specific manifold actuator part. The part number 68166449AA is referred by the Chrysler dealer specific manifold actuator part. The two parts are the same, but the difference is...
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Abs traction light on
Hi there: You might be having this light still illuminated if the original OBD-II trouble code was not reset from the ECU by a digital scanner. It's also possible that you have a problem with the ABS control module or...

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