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05 magnum had waterpump leak, replaced pump,belt and thermostat no more leak but now overheats when driving over 30 min
Additives to fix leaks are not recommended by OEM manufacturers. The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning...
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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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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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Car won't crank came out to start won't crank
It's possible that you have a weak battery and/or excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system...
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Motor sounds
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some valve train noise as a result of the low oil that may have caused some damage. If the motor is still low on oil, this may also cause the ticking sound...
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Engine swap
Hi there. I think you're going to have some pretty big fabrication requirements to complete this type of engine swaps. The main thing would be the motor mount location of the engines and in the engine compartment. Second issue will...
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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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Click no start
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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When I go to stat my car I hear a clicking noise but it does stat. Could this be my starter? I can hear it in the drivers side
Hi there. If the clicking noise is coming as soon as you turn the key over to the start position, this is likely a starter relay or ignition relay fault as opposed to a mechanical issue with the starter. However,...
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Click no start
Hi Terrence. A statement of fact is that it's impossible to correctly diagnose a mechanical problem like you've described via a computer keyboard. An onsite inspection would be required to isolate the root source of your issue. Now that we've...
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My 2005 dodge magnum has trouble starting and once started seams to idle high. When push the gas pedal nothing happens nothing! Wo
This sounds like the symptoms of a failed electronic throttle body. I would recommend having your throttle body inspected by a qualified professional in order to determine if it is functioning properly.
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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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Motor knocking
If you ran the engine without oil and now have a rod knocking inside the motor, you may have spun bearings on the crankshaft and will need to do more than just replace bearings. You most likely have damaged the...
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My car when I'm sitting at a long light, or stopped for longer than 5min, try to overheat. When I go again needle goes back normal
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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my automatic transmission slips into neutral after it warms up and wont go into drive even though the indicator is on D. i need to
First check the fluid level and condition. Sometimes a clogged filter will cause this condition, however, if the filter is clogged, depending on what it is clogged with (steel versus clutch friction material for instance), the transmission might need service....
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I have a 2005 dodge magnum well driving I get a strong smell of gas it cut off well I was on the freeway with no warning
Hi Christine. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, when you smell gasoline and the vehicle is having troubles accelerating or jerking sometimes, it's due to either a fuel line that has been damaged, a vacuum line leak, or...
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I got a code on my car p0202
Hello, thank you for writing in. The code P2020 stands for a intake manifold runner position sensor. In other words, it is the sensor that monitors the air intake at the end of the manifold to help the engine regulate...
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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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Car over heating thermostat hose poped off the radiator
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...

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