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I have a 2008 dodge magnum I just got just yesterday the check engine light came on the car is shaking and now it is smoking
When the check engine light comes on, it means that the Electronic Control Unit has detected a fault in the system. If the light is flashing, it means that continuing to drive the car could damage the catalyst. It also...
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Wont Start
Make sure the battery cables are clean and tight. You need to make sure you check ALL fuses to see if there are any that are draining the battery. Crank your car for 15 seconds. Do this 3 times. Check...
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Click no start
If you were driving and your engine stopped abruptly then you may have broke a timing chain and engine seized. You will need to first try and jump start the engine to see if it will turn? If you just...
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Car won't start
Hello. When a car won't start, start with the basics: If the vehicle has power, then power to the starter motor must be checked, and voltage drops performed. The larger wire at the starter motor should have 12v at all...
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Car starting intermittently
There can be a few reasons why your Dodge Magnum is experiencing intermittent starting problems. A faulty starter is a common component to fail, however a failing ignition switch or a failing starter relay can also be the culprit. To...
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Car keep shutting off.
Hi there. Check the Idle Air Control valve and see if it is plugged or not working. The IAC valve controls the engine idle and when the vehicle is at a stop the idle can drop and cause the engine...
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Car jerking when accelerating
There are countless potential causes for your problem. The first step is to retrieve the diagnostic trouble code (DTC) associated with your Check Engine Light. This code provides a starting point for the diagnostic procedure. Regardless, any testing will have...
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Blown head gasket
It appears that your Dodge Magnum has a blown head gasket. In most cases, when a head gasket blows, it is due to the engine overheating or contamination of coolant. The coolant mixture should be 50% coolant and 50% distilled...
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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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I have a 2006 dodge magnum 6.1l hemi engine,car starts right up and revs fine when put in drive or reverse it turns off!
This is caused by the transmission internal or solenoid issue. The transmission is trying to go into reverse and forward gear at the same time. Have the transmission tested for solenoid or other internal issues with transmissions.
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Is there a physical difference between trans input and output speed sensor?
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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Red lighting bolt came on while driving loss of performance now cant start car ive tried bout everything to start car etc throttle
The warning light refers to the electronic throttle control system. An advanced scanner would reveal some diagnostic clues, if any codes were stored. With regard to this model, reported fixes have included replacing the thermostat (the thermostat is electrically "linked"...
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Getting a check engine code too much air detected.
These vehicles had problems where the fuel tank causes no start after refill and there is a warranty extension on this problem and should contact the dealer to verify if covered under the failure. If it is then have problem...
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Head gasket or engine rebuild.
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. The problem with repairing a head gasket issue is that it's impossible to know what other damage has occurred inside the motor. Quite often a head gasket becomes damaged due to overheating issues....
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Code b212d
B-series codes relate to body control system fault(s), examples of which are door locks, seat controls, airbags and so forth. Such a code will not prevent the car from starting. If your vehicle is not starting (no crank at all)...
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Do I have to remove timing chains to replace my water pump on a 2006 dodge magnum 2.7l
Yes, and for a professional to perform this repair requires 4 to 6 hours. The primary timing chain must be removed and of course that means the timing cover has to come off. There is lots of disassembly and the...
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I replaced pcm and now I'm getting code u0100 and p0700. Battery is new and not holding enough bolts. Something is draining it. Wh
To determine if the cause of those two codes is low voltage, I would simply fix the parasitic power draw first, reset the PCM (erase the codes) and see if the problem recurs. The cost to resolve such an electrical...
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Hi.I have a 2006 Dodge Magnum. My ESP light came on and my car won't go over 35 mph.
Hi there. The Electronic Stability Program light is on for the one or more of the wheel speed sensors are picking up a wheel that is spinning too fast. If the rear wheels spun out, then the system will become...
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Was driving down the road felt like i hit something car started amoking no lights after driving lights came on now wont start
I have never heard of someone running over a water bottle and it spray all over engine. You were obviously misdirected by someone at the parts store and now you have seized motor from overheating the engine. You most likely...

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