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I changed out the camshaft position sensor, the car is still stalling and hard to start. It now shows a different P code.
The coolant temperature sensor (CTS) in your vehicle has failed and is making the computer think that the engine is too hot. When you shut off the engine and the engine will not restart, is it because the computer thinks...
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Auto shutdown relay clicks and won't stop until negative cable is off
Hi, thanks for writing in. This may suggest a short of some kind causing the power to continue to be supplied to the relay. The starter relay is a small unit near the starter that directs power to the starter...
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Is my rack opinion damaged?
The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the wheels. It also provides a gear reduction, making it easier to turn the wheels...
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My car stalls arbitrarily and with no warning and is getting progressively harder to start.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The code P1684 means that there was a battery disconnect from a sensor to the computer, or in other words, a sensor has lost communication with the computer. The code P0420 usually means...
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The engine is making a ticking noise I would like to what it might be
Ticking or knocking sounds typically come when the engine has been ran low on oil for a period of time or if the engine has had the wrong oil in it. I would recommend checking your oil level to ensure...
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Car shuts off in park and reverse
Hi there. The stalling issue only in park and reverse seems unusual. This may be caused by an engine vacuum leak, resulting in unmetered air entering the engine. It may be, a dirty/worn throttle body and/or a faulty MAF (mass...
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My oil light keep combing on
The oil pressure light on indicates a drop in oil pressure. A cold engine with cold oil will generally have higher oil pressure because the cold oil is thicker. Once the oil warms up, it can get thinner and cause...
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Stuck in second gear in limp mode.
Hi there. First check the harness to the transmission and make sure that there is power to the transmission. If there is no power, then there could be a break in the wiring from the transmission harness to the ECM...
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Removing bolt from red current line connected to the car's battery.
The square headed bolt is designed to keep the bolt from turning when you are trying to tighten or loosen the nut on the other side. To loosen the nut on the other side you will want to turn it...
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My car is overheating
The cooling system caused the overheating and may have caused the engine to blow a head gasket. You will need to have the system pressure tested to see if there is a pressure loss to the head gasket. If no...
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Crankshaft pulley is wobbling after timing belt change, how can I correct this?
Hi there. The wobble in the crankshaft pulley/harmonic balancer may have been there prior to removal and wasn't noticed. There is no keyway, so missing the keyway is ruled out as a possibility. The harmonic balancer may have been bent...
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Car won't start or crank ASD relay making rapid clicking noise when key out of ignition 1999 Dodge Intrepid
Hi there - you have pretty-well identified this problem yourself - well done! Yes, the Automatic Shutdown Relay appears to be sticking in the "power on" position, which is providing a power path to the fuel pump as well as...
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My car is vibrating and shaking; is this related to the brakes and rotors?
What you're describing may be a sign of warped brake rotors. As you may know, when you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure that forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads...
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i have an 1997 dodge intrepid. it is overheating, gurgling and smokingbfrom radiator with coolant coming out. what can be the prob
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons a vehicle will overheat. The first thing to check is the level of your coolant. If it is full, then the water pump or thermostat is likely restricting the flow...
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My dodge intrepid battery light was on but it drove fine to work but on the way home it wouldnt start. Got a jump start and it sta
Hi there: Typically, removing the radiator will not cause water to leak inside the drivers compartment of a 2000 Dodge Intrepid. It's possible however, that a coolant line attached to the heater core may have overflowed or spilled into your...
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My car will turn over, but dies a second later unless I keep my foot on the gas. It happened randomly, I drove it fine an hour bef
Hi there: It's possible that you have damage to your fuel pump, mass air flow sensor or a vacuum leak that is causing your 2002 Dodge Intrepid to stall quickly. The best way to know for certain is to have...
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Engine? New car? Greedy mechanics? What's the real deal?
Hi there: We strive to take the high road here at YourMechanic.com. Without being there to inspect your 2004 Dodge Intrepid, it would be irresponsible for us to assume what might be wrong. However, if you're looking for a fair...
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Cars cranking but not firing
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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I have a 95 dodge intrepid. I'm wondering if the control arm and assembly is what is connected to my strut.
Hi there. The struts on the front of your vehicle are attached to the lower control arm with a ball joint, a sway bar with sway bar extensions, the tie rod ends to your steering system, and the knuckle hub...
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I have a loose power steering
Hi...there are several possibilities: You want to first be sure that you have the right belt for your application/engine. Double check the part number and make sure the part number embossed on the belt matches the cataloging information for your...

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