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My 2009 Dodge Ram Hemi 2500 makes a loud rumbling noise in the front end. I stop giving it gas couple times and it goes away
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noise may be coming from a number of issues with the vehicle. Considering the loss of power, you want to focus on the exhaust, air intake, and spark systems. An exhaust leak or...
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Hi.I have a 2006 Dodge Magnum. My ESP light came on and my car won't go over 35 mph.
Hi there. The Electronic Stability Program light is on for the one or more of the wheel speed sensors are picking up a wheel that is spinning too fast. If the rear wheels spun out, then the system will become...
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Hello my name is TJ. I have an 05 Dodge Durango 5.7 L hemi. The other day when I accelerated my engine rpm jumped to 3000.
Hi there TJ. Sometimes when an engine get's louder as you accelerate, it is due to an exhaust leak. This could be a small crack near the exhaust manifold or hole in the muffler. The high idle issue could be...
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I recently ran my truck hot.
Was a compression test done on the engine before it was started for the first time? Depending on where the knocking is coming from, there may be a deeper internal engine failure either from the overheating or it was not...
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My 2017 Dodge Challenger Parkview won't come on the screen.
A common failure for these systems is water intrusion into the camera. If you look closely at the lens and see a droplet of water inside the camera, moisture has made it's way into the unit and may have caused...
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My fuel pump is not getting any gas to it
If you just put in an aftermarket fuel pump and had to wire it in yourself then you may have a pump that is running backwards if not wired correctly. If you hear the pump come on but not priming...
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I am having trouble starting my car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you know that there is not fuel going to the engine, the new pump must be tested first. To make sure the pump is working, turn the key to the "On" position and...
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The car won't start
Hi there. Unfortunately, the "removing the battery cable and reconnecting it" solution of resetting security system and clearing error codes can sometimes create multiple negative symptoms; including causing ignition system component damage and creating a non-starting situation. In some cases,...
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Possible transmission issues
Hi There, It sounds like you may have an issue with a faulty sift solenoid or potentially a bad transmission speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input...
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Rough idle, fluctuating rpms, stalling
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is struggling to keep up with all of the different accessories when the engine is idling. This is typically due to an issue with the air intake, fuel intake, or the sensors...
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Was burning a lot of oil filled a week ago new oil now oil is over the xxx very black and eating gas like crazy smells of gas 2000 Dodge Caravan
Hello - your symptoms describe a fuel injector that is leaking badly or excess fuel pressure. Not only are you consuming excessive fuel, the gas leaking into the oil dilutes the oil, which means less lubrication to engine parts, and...
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A/C stopped working
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is no way to tell what ma be needed in order to get your AC working properly without inspecting your vehicle. As you may know, there are a number of things that may cause the AC...
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After replacing crank senor and cam sensor tack only works for 2 to 3 seconds after start up snap on tool show tach
This may be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. When this is not working properly, you may also notice the transmission hesitating to shift...
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Truck has oil in it but when i am idling at a stoplight, the oil pressure gauge drops and says low oil 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7L
Hello - assuming an adequate oil level, which you have checked, there may be a real oil pressure problem. It's worth checking with a know working oil pressure gauge, so that you can get the real readings (i.e. 40 psi...
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What is the location of the spark plugs on a 2015 Dodge Journey sxt 6cylinder, and would that be the cause of a misfire bank 12&3
Hi there. You might want to watch this video on removing the spark plugs on a Dodge V-6 3.6 liter engine. Although this car is different, your Journey has the same exact engine configuration. The random misfire of 1, 2,...
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Front Differential housing
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't review pictures to diagnose a problem through this platform. However, in general, suspension bolts can brake rather easily when the vehicle is driven off-road. Although the automotive manufacturers build trucks and SUV's with 4WD, they...
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Antifreeze leaked onto engine on 2017 Dodge Journey
The vehicle is under warranty. If you haven't done so yet, I would have the dealer inspect the vehicle and correct any issues. You want it documented just in case any issues arise in the future. As long as the...
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I have a 2003 Durango, I rebuild the whole engine and cooling system but still overheats when Im in a stop or in slow traffic
Hi there. Typically an overheating problem is caused by either a restriction of coolant flowing through the cooling system or the radiator fan not cooling the radiator. In most cases, when people completely rebuild an engine, they will replace the...
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2012 dodge charger and the service power steering and we cant figure out what's wrong
Hi there. Most of the time when the power steering light is illuminated on the dashboard, it is due to either a fault was found by a sensor or a sensor malfunction. The newer electric power steering systems tend to...
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Just had my transmission oil leak fixed and now my car is acting up, when I'm slowing down it starts to like stall n then it stops
Hi there. Typically a slipping transmission will not cause the engine to vibrate and shake while the vehicle is in gear and nearly stalling when you stop. This is typically caused by a fuel system component failure, such as a...

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