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When driving on freeway after 20 miles let off gas then accelerate engine sputter and trys to stall out.bacfire normal the same th
Hi Thomas. Thanks for contacting us today. Diagnosing a random misfire issue like this can be very tricky. However, one of the better resources we have on this website is this article on the P-0351 OBD-II Trouble Code. I'd recommend...
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2005 dodge ram, clicking noise from selenoid when battery is connected, truck won't start and it's constant and drains the battery
There should only be power to the solenoid if the key is in the start position. If 12 volts are measured at the solenoid with no key in the ignition, there is a short circuit. If the solenoid is powered,...
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vibration in the front end
Something like this could be due to faulty motor mounts, loose suspension components, dynamic imbalance of wheels and tires, misalignment or a combination of these factors. You can request a vehicle vibration diagnostic. My guess is, if you request the...
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My 2014 dodge avenger is beginning to overheat. why?
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Hi , I have a 2007 Dodge Charger 2.7 , my car will not start right up it might start after 30 mins or so the starter alternator an
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors), ignition system faults,...
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When I Start My Car It Turn Over But want Start I Check Starter Batter
If the engine is cranking, that is the starter motor turns the engine over, but there is no spark at the spark plugs, that means there is a fault in the ignition system. There are quite a few components and...
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I have a 2010 Dodge Journey wen I drive the dash board light come on at one point the car even turned off while we was at stop lig
What you are describing is an electrical problem and, based on data in the NHTSA database, electrical problems are not unusual in this model. If you review the reports of other consumers' experiences with this vehicle, as well as the...
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When i replace my radiator can i remove the condenser without replacing it and still drive my car with no problems? I
Hi Courtney. Thanks for contacting us today. I wouldn't recommend removing the condenser until you have the money to replace it. Everything is designed to fit correctly together. When you remove one component, other items will not work or fit...
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My dodge nitro want accelerate at all
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Engine died while driving, won’t start, but it will turn over
You should first have computer scanned to see if there is stored codes for one of the engine sensors like the crankshaft sensor or camshaft sensor to fix the no start.
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I have a 2001dodge sport after driving for 15 minutes car began smoking from under the hood prolifically. I pulled over, checked
The orange stains are from coolant from the engine and is an indication that the engine has leaked out coolant from the system. It may be from a leak or the cooling system overheated. I would recommend not driving the...
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Why does my lemmon keep overheating?
Hi Jose. Thanks for sending the question today. An engine will overheat any time the cooling system is malfunctioning (i.e., when the coolant doesn’t absorb, transport, and dissipate heat effectively). Diagnosing the reason why your cooling system is on the...
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Ok i replaced the primary and secondary coils on my 97 dodge 2500 ram van 6cyl. .ereased the p351 code and my ehuast mufller blew
Backfiring is often caused by a too lean or too rich air-to-fuel ratio although a few other causes are discussed below. A backfire in the intake manifold is caused by a ratio that is too lean (not enough fuel). A...
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Loss of mpg and power
The official EPA combined (overall city and highway) rating for your specific model is 12-13 MPG (the exact value dependent on 2WD versus 4WD). Your reported mileage is about half of the EPA rating and thus is extremely low. Obviously...
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I have a 2013 Dodge Charger SXT Plus AWD and the service light came on saying "Service AWD"
Hi Bobby. Thanks for contacting us tonight. the Service AWD System light comes on when the ECU detects that there is an issue with the AWD system. When a fault is detected, it creates and stores an OBD-II trouble code...
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My 2007 dodge caliber is making a knocking noise when i push it back and forth
Often a noise like that is due to a faulty strut mount or strut bearing, however other possibilities include any suspension component, such as a ball joint, and possibly even CV axle joints. To have the origin of the noise...
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I’ve done all the system checks relay starter fuses everything and I still can’t figure out why it won’t start
Using a voltmeter, check for battery voltage to the starter solenoid with the key held in the start position. If there is no voltage, you have to trace the starter motor circuit back to the power source. With a fully...
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Battery light came on while driving and a day later vehicle overheated
It sounds like your car may be overheating and you should have that checked out and resolved as needed. However, the coincident difficulty with the steering and the battery light make me think you might have a loose serpentine belt...
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When changing my 2003 Dodge Durango from normal drive into 4x4 the truck seizes up and the red and yellow abs lights come on
If the ABS light is coming on, there will be stored codes that can be downloaded and those codes might give insight into what is going on. However, it is possible the harsh engagement , or "seizure" is being mis-read...
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Heat not coming out hot
This can be caused by the heater core having a partial blockage or by the temperature blend door on passenger side going to cold. You will need to have actuator checked first and then if it i moving door to...

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