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I have a 2012 Dodge Charger R/T AWD and I have check engine light issues
Hello, thank you for writing in. The long list of potential issues that cause hard-starts and misfires is profound. Without knowing exactly what diagnostic codes the dealership was pulling from the check engine light, it is impossible to narrow down...
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Can I use 5W20 oil instead of 5W40
The quick answer is no you should not use 5w20 when 5w40 is recommended by manufacturer. The thinner oil may not lubricate the internal engine as designed. The turbo also needs synthetic oils to withstand the heat of the turbo....
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New alternator new battery car only runs till battery dies
Hi There, You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to....
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I have an 07 dodge charger 2.6v6 with 180000miles. My codes are P0420 and P0339.. Wat is wrong and wat do i need to purchase. O2s?
Hi there. Unfortunately, without completing a physical inspection, tell you exactly what parts you need to resolve these codes is simply not practical. I would highly recommend reading these two articles highlighted in blue; P0420 Article & P0330 Article as...
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Motor knocking
If you ran the engine without oil and now have a rod knocking inside the motor, you may have spun bearings on the crankshaft and will need to do more than just replace bearings. You most likely have damaged the...
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04 Dodge Neon wheel is locking up on driver front side
The brake hose should not have been twisted unless the caliper was twisted before it was installed back on when the bearing was done. I suggest you have another mechanic like one from YourMechanic verify the caliper and brake hoses...
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AC not blowing cool
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a condenser fan that may not be cooling the AC condenser properly. As you may know, the job of the AC condenser fan is to cool down the AC condenser as it...
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Fuel pressure
Hi There, It sounds like the fuel pump rebuild was a success if the van was running for a bit. You may want to test the voltage to the fuel pump to be sure it is operating consistently. If there...
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My husbands gas guage has been messing up?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel pump is part of a unit called the fuel module. The module also houses a float that raises and lowers with the level of the fuel. That movement is then translated into...
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My car was low on gas. Will start but won't stay on. What could it ve not the starter
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the vehicle would stall under these circumstances. Typically if you run the vehicle out of fuel it does hurt the fuel pump. Beyond burning out the pump, it can...
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2005 dodge ram 4.7
Hi there. If I had to guess, which is pretty much what we have to do without being there, I would suggest purchase a new wiring harness that matches that engine and ECU. If you're able to download codes, then...
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how do I best get to the lower radiator hose on 2007 Charger?
Hi there. I'd recommend two things; first, review this article on how to replace a radiator hose and second, watch this video to see how a professional mechanic completes this process. There is a lower skirt that covers the motor...
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I have a 97 Dodge caravan sport.. battery light is on, replaced battery, started and after two or three hours, battery light back
Hi there. Electrical issues like you are describing are typically caused by a constant parasitic drain. In most cases, this is due to an accessory relay that is faulty, allowing the component to constantly draw power from the battery. It...
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When I go to stat my car I hear a clicking noise but it does stat. Could this be my starter? I can hear it in the drivers side
Hi there. If the clicking noise is coming as soon as you turn the key over to the start position, this is likely a starter relay or ignition relay fault as opposed to a mechanical issue with the starter. However,...
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Car engine light was blinking now car is shaking it's this a big issue ?
When the check engine light comes on, it means the engine controller has detected a malfunction and stored a trouble code. When the Check engine light flashes, it means that continuing to drive the car may result in damage, usually...
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Hi Noe! Happy to talk with you! My 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L V6 engin is leaking the coolant green water. i don t know where?
Hi there. It's quite possible that you have a few things going on with your Grand Caravan that are causing these issues ranging from a damaged thermostat, radiator fan motor, or even an obstruction of coolant inside the heater core....
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como cambio el alternador en mi dodge ram 2500/ 1996?
Hola. In order to learn how to replace an alternator, you would need to purchase a service and repair manual, watch this video or have one of our mechanics come to your house and complete the alternator replacement.
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es lo normal el cambio de alternador de un carro de gasolina y uno diesel?
Hi there. Yes, it is normal to have the alternator fail on a 2500 gasoline and diesel powered truck. Usually they last about 4 to 6 years.
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windscreen wiper motor stutters and stops when lever is activated
All the relays and control module is inside the TIPM or totally integrated control module mounted in the engine compartment. The TIPM has all the fuses and some replaceable relays but wiper relays are built inside the module and the...
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I was driving and I lost all power going to the transmission but the engine stayed on.
There are a few possible causes. One can be the clutch has failed. The disc may be worn to the point that any remaining friction material has separated from the clutch disc. If that happened, then there is no clamping...

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