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Are dodge magnums expensive to maintain
Edmunds compiles and publishes the type of data (maintenance costs) that you are seeking but for your specific year and model the entries are blank at their website, probably due to the relatively small production run of this vehicle (i.e.,...
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Would i be able to swap a 5.7 Hemi to a 5.9 or 6.0 Cummins diesel in a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 mega cab
In order to do this swap you would need to change out complete computer, fuel, exhaust, cooling systems along with transmission and may even need to change out suspension due to additional weight of motor. This is not something that...
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Would a leaking exhaust manifold cause a catalytic converter code?
A leaking exhaust will cause excessive oxygen to get into the exhaust and cause the O2 sensors to detect this and will set a code for the leak. I suggest getting leak repaired and then recheck the system to see...
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Windshield wipers won't turn off dodge charger
The switch or relay in the circuit is likely stuck on, even though you have commanded the circuit off. To resolve something like this, a circuit trace must be performed. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a...
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I have a 2001 dodge ram 3500 diesel with a 6 speed.My problem is the speedometer would go half the speed I would be going.I replac
In your application, the dash gauge read-out probably relies on a stepper motor to translate the signal from the output sensor to position the gauge pointer. If the signal output is good (it can be confirmed with a scope), then...
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I received a P0700 and P0750 code which required me to change the transmission Solenoid Pack. I put a new one in
You should have replaced the filter and fluid when replacing the solenoid pack. If you did then you may have internal issues with the transmission that require the transmission to be overhauled due to internal seals leaking on the clutch...
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I was driving and my ETC light came on. This is the first time it has happened. I have a 2014 Dodge Avenger with 36,000 miles.
The ETC warning light refers to the electronic throttle control system. An advanced scanner would reveal some diagnostic clues, if any codes were stored. If the warning light is presently off, there is no need to do anything. Of course,...
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How much to replace trans mount on a 2004 Dodge Neon? How long will it take?
Replacing just the transmission mount takes roughly an hour. The mount is probably less than $150. You can obtain a detailed, written quote via YourMechanic's engine/transmission mount service page or by simply calling the main customer service number. If one...
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Transmission or transfer case grinding when shifting from park to drive/reverse. Truck jerks with it.
Be sure the fluid level is correct. Low (or high) fluid will cause all kinds of transmission malfunctions. If the fluid level is OK, check the bottom of the transmission oil pan (inc. magnet, if installed) and the filter screen...
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I have an 08 dodge charger 2.7l. I changed my water pump, reset my timing chain (used timing marks) but now engine won't start. Th
If the check engine light is on, codes were stored. As an initial step, those codes should be read as they may have essential clues to what is going on. To have the codes read, and the no start resolved,...
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Will not start sometime until engine coolsl
You will need to get the computer scanned for codes to see if the crank sensor or another problem is present that is causing the no start.
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Key fob is stuck in the ignition and car won't start
The battery may be dead and if so the key is stuck because there is no power to the safety interlock. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location,...
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what transmissions are interchangeable with my 1997 dodge ram 1500 4x4 v8 5.2
The transmission from the 1996 model year of your truck will interchange IF the Tag IDs are identical. No other model years will work, only 1996-1997. If you are looking for a transmission, simply go to Car-Part.com and you will...
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I have a 2012 dodge journey it is over heating AN my heater is blowing out cold air AN water is coming out right above the tail pi
Based on your description it sounds like the overheating is accompanied by a coolant leak. Coolant leaks can be either a cause OR a consequence of overheating. Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating...
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01 dosge ram 1500 after it sits a couple of hours i can drive it for a mile before it goes into limp mode has new speed sensor
Check for stored OBD-II trouble codes that might provide clues. If there are no stored codes, a real time scanner would be used to view actual engine and transmission operating parameters. Limp mode is not necessarily transmission fault related. There...
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Transmission
There are some engine controls, such as the throttle position sensor, that affect shift points. As far as the governor solenoid, or the shift solenoids on the valve body, those are electronically controlled and so can be tested to rule...
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My Dodge Journey cut off while I was driving and didn’t turn back on the light the comes on said hot oil, anyone knows what that m
I believe you are referring to the red oil pressure light. This light will often come on when the engine dies but the key is still turned to the on position. This does not necessarily indicate a problem as long...
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2008 Dodge Avenger red lightning bolt!
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
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My car has a throttle position sensor issue so I replaced the entire throttle body and the light came back on. Any ideas?
There is a relearn/calibration procedure that is typically performed whenever the throttle position sensor is replaced. If that procedure was not performed, it might be relevant in your case. The code (P0121) that you are referring to implicates not just...

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