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Had the steering rack replaced and now the steering angle sensor is acting up after a front end alignment.
Hi there. If the codes are coming on for the steering angle due to either the sensor failing or the plug not plugged in all the way. Check the harness on the steering sensor and see if its plugged in....
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Does the code need to be erased after the part is replaced in order for the vehicle to start??
It is not a requirement to clear the code for the vehicle to restart if the problem is the crankshaft sensor. The engine should start. You should now clear the code and see if the code now returns. You most...
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Burning or hot smell coming from under the back of car 2009 Dodge Journey
Hi there - there could be several causes for "something's hot": a clogged catalytic converter, dragging brake, blocked muffler, and so on. This task might require a remote infrared heat sensor (so you don't have to crawl under the vehicle),...
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My truck is running hot ns the water is bubbling over!!
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle can overheat for many reasons. One of which may be the thermostat. The cooling system relies on the circulation of coolant for heat transfer to occur correctly. If the thermostat is not...
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Heater air is blowing out cold on the passenger side of the vehicle when the heater is on, warm on driver side 2011 Dodge Journey
Hello - your "no heat" problem sounds like an ambient air temperature sensor on the passenger side with problems, or a malfunctioning air blend door inside the heater air box. I would recommend a heater inspection by a mobile, professional...
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Limp mode
Hello, thank you for writing in. The Limp Mode is activated as a safety precaution due to the computer detecting an issue that will potentially cause further damage. There are a wide variety of sensors that are inputs for the...
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Need to know type oil and filter
You should either visit your local parts store to purchase the oil and filter for your vehicle or have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and perform the service for you. The engine will use 0w20 oil and filter...
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It is overheating 2012 Dodge Journey
Hi there - the first task is to be sure you have bled all the air out of the system after changing the thermostat and refilling the reservoir. This includes running the engine at a fast idle for 10-15 minutes,...
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My car doors don't lock with fob I change the battery
Over time key fobs can fail due to corrosion that builds up on the mother board inside it. This usually only affects one or two buttons rather than the entire key fob. Most of the time the key fob will...
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Car sputtering and dies
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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Where is evap canister located on 2010 dodge journey
Hello, thank you for writing in. The EVAP canister on the Dodge Journeys is difficult to find. You will want to look next to the gas tank. From the outside of the vehicle, the best thing to do is locate...
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What is the mechanics book time to replace V6 2013 Dodge Journey spark plugs
Hi...it requires 1.4 hours to remove and replace all spark plugs on the 3.6L. If you desire that the spark plugs be replaced by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request spark plug replacement and...
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ESC light is staying on.
Hi There, Your ESC light represents the Electronic Stability Control system in your car, otherwise known as a form of traction control. As you may know, this system is controlled by a series of sensors located at each of the...
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Number 3 cylinder misfire..antifreeze leak through thermostat housing..
Hi there. The thermostat leak should be easy to solve for a professional mechanic to repair, as they'll replace the thermostat housing itself during a thermostat replacement. The misfire issue should be inspected by a mobile mechanic by having them...
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It won't start
Be sure any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. The battery should be load tested by a professional. Load testing can only be reliably performed on a fully charged battery. If the...
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Heater not working properly
Common causes of no or inadequate cabin heat include malfunctioning blend door(s) (part of the in-dash ventilation network), a faulty or stuck heater control valve, a plugged heater core, stuck open engine cooling thermostat, collapsed hoses, and low coolant level....
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Hi I have havering a problem with my USB , aux , and Bluetooth on my journey ,
The Uconnect infotainment system in your Dodge can be rather temperamental. The owner's manual states the following: "The iPod®/CD/AUX controls are accessed by pressing the Player hard-key to enter the Player main screen, then touch the source soft-key and choose...
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Missing only on acceleration
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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Overheating
Hello, It sounds like you have had nearly most of the cooling system replaced recently. Aside from having cooling system leaks, the only other way for coolant to be escaping would be via evaporation (in some cases this can happen...
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Starting troubles
Even with an intake air temperature sensor fault, the sensor itself may not be faulty. The sensor should be checked for voltage and resistance before condemning the sensor itself. A wiring issue to the sensor can also be causing the...

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