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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Dodge Dart
It’s back, and better than ever. In the first incarnation of the iconic Dodge since 1976, the Dart has been updated, beatified, and turned into a compact force to be reckoned with. This...
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have a Tiny Parking Space
In many cities parking spaces come at a premium, so you only want to purchase one small space. This small space will end up dictating what vehicle you purchase, so we’ve rounded up some great candidates. Must-haves Arm...

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Engine shakes after 10psi.
Check for problem codes anyway, even if the Check Engine light is not illuminated. There may be a transient code for a misfire. I would suspect that either the plugs or coils are failing under load, and need to be...
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On my headliner my son splashed some moca coffee. How can i get this off?
At your local auto parts store, there will be several interior upholstry cleaners available that should work well. These cleaners can be used on carpet, seats, door panels, and headliners. I would recommend using a soft towel rather than the...
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Bad wheel bearing. How long can you drive it? 200 miles from home. safe????
There is really no telling how long a worn part is "safe" for use. If the bearing noise has been growing gradually, then without suggesting it is "okay" to drive 200 miles, the noise may just grow worse over that...
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Starting vehicle after a few hours of being parked.
Hi, thanks for writing in. This sounds like it could be a battery or alternator. I would start with testing your battery with a multi meter. Good batteries hold a charge of 12.6 volts or higher. If the battery is...
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Misfiring and jerking when accelerating.
The jerking reaction you are experiencing may be related to a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. This is a component that measures the air intake as it enters the intake of the engine reading and relaying this information...
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car will idle, tries to accelerate in gear, then loses power and dies
Hi there. Even though you recently rebuilt the carburetor it sounds like that is the issue. Prior to replacing it I would first check the fuel pressure. If it is fine then the accelerator pump in the carburetor is either...
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Low rough idle and engine stall outs.
Hi there. Though this can be caused by a few different things most of the time it is caused by a failing throttle body. The throttle body will have a failure in the actuator motor and this occurs, most of...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
What you are describing sounds like an ignition problem or a lean fuel issue. I would start with checking items like the mass air flow sensor, O2 sensor, etc. since these types of items can affect air/fuel mixture controlling the...
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P0301
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0301 means that Cylinder No. 1 is misfiring but the causes of that can be very varied. The fuel injector could simply be dead or there is little cylinder compression due to a burned valve or leaky...
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Will not start after sitting three days
Hello. The car has a defect in the electrical system, unfortunately, the defect causes the no-start condition only intermittently which does make the diagnostic tricky. Obviously, if the faulty electrical component would just fail outright, the problem could be found...
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Code P0335. Crank position circuit code
Hello. Your crankshaft position sensor has failed. Most engines support a fall-back mode where engine timing is then determined by the cam position sensor. It is less precise than when the crank position sensor is used, but allows the engine...
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Tach not working
Hi there. There are a few reasons why your tachometer is not working on your Dart. The tachometer on the instrument cluster may be bad, and the instrument cluster may need to be replaced. There also could be a problem...
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Car won't accelerate
Not moving when in gear with a manual transmission is usually an indication of a clutch issue. Other mechanical issues within the transmission are possible as well. If the clutch disc is badly worn, this can make it not only...
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Accelerator not as responsive at times.
Hello. This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position...
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Transmission issues
This may mean many different things ranging from just a basic service interval notification to other more severe transmission component failures. Generally, if there is something seriously wrong, you may get a more severe warning indicating to shut the engine...
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I have no idea what is wrong with my car
Hi there. With only 22,000 miles on a 2015 Dodge Dart, you shouldn't be experiencing this type of problem unless there is a fuel or ignition system electrical sensor component failure. The car is most likely still under the OEM...
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Wondering if my clutch is starting to go bad. 2013 Dodge Dart
Hi there - it is possible that your clutch is nearing its "end of life", and needs replacement. A clutch that is scorched, or has any kind of oil (engine or transmission) will smell as well as slip after a...
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What fuses should I look at
It most likely will not be a fuse that is blown. The most common cause of no starts are due to the theft system has been activated. Look on the dash when you turn on the ignition to see if...
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Car died while stopped in traffic. Couldn't restart. Towed to dealer. Told need new transmission.
Hello. This is an issue that I have seen before. When this occurs the engine can no longer run which is why it stalled. The typical cost of repair for this is about $3000 at the dealer. You may be...
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car making womp womp noise and pop
A common cause of a noise like that is tire belt (internal) separation, flat spot(s) on tire or other tire defects. If the tires end up being excluded during a diagnostic, the CV axles, wheel bearings, and unfortunately the transmission...

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