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Diagnostic code p2096 what does it mean and what steps do i take to fix
Hey there. The code could have been caused by an exhaust leak, clogged injectors, or intake vacuum leak. If problems just happened to start after getting fuel, then you may have a purge valve leaking excessive fumes into the intake...
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New battery & fuel pump. Hours later car starts and shuts down 3X in a row. Finally it starts, 48 hours later, won't start at all
Checking all the fuses was a good move. I would also want to put a scan tool on it and check for diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) as well as seeing the data that the computer is seeing. A fuel pressure...
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Mechanic says I need a new alternator but I don't have any problems with car starting. Should I wait until there is a problem ?
The STS mechanic may not be as qualified as a Dodge trained mechanic. I cannot be sure but most if not all oil change only places do not employ master mechanics. I can understand the reasoning for the gaskets, hoses,...
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Car won't start
You need to make sure the shifter cable is engaging the transmission into park or neutral. Have someone look at shift linkage on the transmission to see if it is moving when you shift the shifter. The cable ends can...
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changing timing belt on 10 year old car with 52k miles, not required till 102 k but decade old belt= bad?
My suggestion would be to take a close look at the belt for microscopic cracks or signs of deterioration. If anything is noted, I would spend the money and replace it as this is a relatively cheap "insurance policy" against...
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it takes several times for car to actually start and wen it does start I put in reverse or drive and it quits y
Hi there. This sounds like most likely a transmission speed sensor problem. Your car has a sensor on the transmission that detects the car's gear ratio and relays this information to the car's computer. If the car has trouble starting...
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Axle boot
You would need to have the axle replaced or the boot replaced if there is no joint damage. The joint will get damaged from dirt and debris getting in it when the boot is torn. The labor to replace the...
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Engine lights on and engine shaking
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to try to help. The misfire can be caused by a few things that may be faulty: The spark plugs, ignition coil, fuel injector not firing, mechanical damage to cylinder #4, or...
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I have a 2005 dodge magnum, I have a new battery but something drains it overnight where it does not start in morning, what could
Hi, This could be a few things. This is called a parasitic load where something inside the vehicle is causing a load on the battery while the key is in the off position. Most of the time this is caused...
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Where are the asd relays located?
The relay is in position 21 in the integrated power module (IPM) in the engine compartment. Check to make sure the ASD relay connections are not brown looking indicating they got hot. You may need to replace the IPM of...
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Code p0700
Hello. The code you are receiving stands for a transmission control malfunction. This can occur when the transmission control module, shift solenoids, wiring, or valve body damage has occurred. Typically a serious enough error will cause the vehicle to enter...
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Heater is not working when I turn heat up and on.
This may be due to a clogged heater core. As you know, the heater core is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this warm coolant to...
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Car won't speed up past 30 Mph.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace the battery, replace the vehicle speed sensor (VSS), and clear the engine light.
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2006 dodge magnum, car squeals on start up and gets louder when the heat/a/c is turned on? one mechanic said idler arm? isnt this
There are several possible causes for a squealing noise in the area around the belt. The belt may be compromised and beginning to fail, the tensioner may be worn out and unable to keep proper tension on the belt and...
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Engine is knocking - 2006 Dodge Magnum
Hi there. Most of the time, engine knocking or ticking is caused by low oil levels, metal to metal contact, or a belt that is loose or broken. A quick check you can perform is to check the oil level,...
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Car won't start. Electronics work, but loud screeching noise comes from fuse/battery boxes in the trunk when turn ignition key.
Hi and thanks for contacting You Mechanic. There could be a lot of issues that could relate to this topic, however, I have narrowed it down to 4 things to check. First check the battery and make sure that the...
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Dodge magnum turns on but shuts off in 2 to 3 min.
Hi There, As you indicated code P0016 refers to the crank sensor, however there are also other timing issues that may be the cause for this code as well such as a stretched timing belt or the belt skipping a...
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Car won't kick up in gear past 30 mph.
Hi there: If your Dodge is having issues accelerating over 30 MPH and a scan indicated you have some transmission sensor issues, it's possible your vehicle has entered a LIMP MODE; which essentially restricts the vehicle's ability to drive slow...
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Will not start or crank.
Hi there: If you've recently changed the ignition cylinder and you're still not getting the Dodge Magnum to crank over, it's most likely a problem with either the starter or the starter relay. If you live in the United States,...
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Car won't start
There may be multiple issues going on here that may all ultimately contribute to a misfiring situation. If the throttle body is still gummed up, this will obviously create an issue with fuel/air flow. The spark plugs may also be...

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