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The fan clutch bearing and/or the pulley can be a source of squeaking noises however there are other pulleys and components in the belt circuit that could just as easily account for the noise and all off that should be...
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I have a 2005 Dodge Grand caravan. The horn does not sound when you honk, or use the key remote to lock.
Power to the horn is interrupted due to a wiring issue or the horn itself is not functioning. You can use a voltmeter to test for battery voltage at the horn terminal. If there is battery voltage, and yet the...
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1972 Apollo RV it has a 413 Dodge engine automatic transmission when you put it into gear it does not engage
Hi Corie. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we are unable to help diagnose this issue for you, since we only work with cars, light trucks and SUV's sold in the USA. Since this is an RV, you should probably...
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If the battery passes a load test and charging system output has been measured and is within factory specifications, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (batteries will self-discharge...
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The warning lights means that service is needed on your vehicle's traction control system and/or the ABS system. While these warnings are displayed those safety feature may be unavailable, or may malfunction, in emergency driving, or during periods of low...
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The fuel pump and the fuel pump electrical circuit should be tested. The malfunction could be electrical in nature or the pump itself might not be functioning. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched...
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Heat wasn’t working, Changed thermostat, heat won’t work, temp gauge goes to H.
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when you have an issue where the vehicle is running extremely hot and the heater does not work, it's due to an obstruction of debris inside the heater core, or coolant isn't...
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My car runs fine I maintain certain speed but after a while when I accelerate it hesitates a little like the gas is low or somethi
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It is possible that this could be a fluke malfunction. It is also possible that there could be an actual issue with the airbag system. I would recommend having your airbag system inspected by a qualified professional to determine the...
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I have a 2008 Dodge Charger I'm having a problem getting it to start I've changed the starter I've changed the battery charger cha
If you are referring to intermittent or otherwise faulty operation of the starter motor itself, versus a situation where you have normal cranking but hard starting due to a fuel, ignition, or air induction fault, then the required diagnostic will...
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How do I get to the transmission speed sensor? 2007 Dodge nitro
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