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I bought my car second hand
Hi there: It really depends on what's wrong with your engine and the extent of damage that has occurred. It might be better to purchase a car that is running as opposed to trying to replace the motor in your...
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Screeching serpentine belt when the a/c is on. Is this a problem with the serpentine belt?
Hi there. There is a problem with the alternator or a/c compressor clutch pulley. Check the pulleys out on each item and see which one is creating a heavy load or a skipping feeling as if the bearing is seizing...
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Trunk light stays on when trunk is closed
Hi there. It sounds like the trunk courtesy switch has failed and allowing the light to stay on as if the trunk is open. This switch is usually built into the latch assembly. It can be tested for continuity with...
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Was going up a hill and the car started to hesitate to get acceleration and the muffler is shaking now when idle
This may be related to many different things that can cause the engine to struggle. One possibility may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less...
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Is this the brakes? Is it the caliber? What is it?
When you press the brake pedal, brake fluid is pushed out to each wheel to apply the brakes. In the case of a disc brake caliper, the piston applies pressure to squeeze the brake pads against the brake disc. If...
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car won't start
Hello there, many faults will prevent your 1995 Dodge Neon from starting. I am unsure of your meaning of the air valve. Common causes of a no start condition are the battery, starter, fuel pump, ignition switch, battery cables, fuel...
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Change or repair engine
Hello. In most cases, it is more cost effective to install a rebuilt or even a new "crate" motor, than to repair a seriously damaged engine as you describe. The economies of scale for new engines have lowered the cost...
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The fuse for the dashboard light and keyless entry keeps blowing.
One of more circuits seems to have a wiring short issue, causing the overload from the radio, light and locking operation. If the wiring has been modified, for instance by adding an aftermarket radio or speakers, perhaps that modification caused...
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My car is having trouble idling.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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What is the name of the liquid for the radiator?
The coolant this vehicle uses is called HOAT or Hybrid Organic Additive Technology. This coolant is supposed to be good for 5 years / 100,000 miles. If you are overheating then you will need to have the system tested by...
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Car cranks but will not start.
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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Want to be able to use stereo when car is off.
Hi there. Check the power outlet to the vehicle in the dash. Usually the outlet is set to power on only when the key is on. You could change the power wire from the fuse box from power with key...
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My car is over heating while sitting at lights, fluids have been checked and are OK.
This is a classic sign of a radiator fan that is not working. When your car is moving, air is being forced through the radiator and cooling your coolant. At slow enough speeds, the air flow is not enough. There...
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2003 dodge neon with 2001 engine swap now it won't start replaced cps and cam sensor what could it be
Hi there: Without being there to inspect the installation work or complete a diagnostic scan to see if you have any error codes, it's nearly impossible for us to help you with this issue. Like any major repair, you might...
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Thumping noise when turning right
Hey there: It's quite possible that a stabilizer bar bushing might be the source of this knocking sound when you turn right. It's also possible that the noise is coming from an upper or lower strut mount that is worn...
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Were do you refill the diff gear oil at on a 2001 dodge neon
When changing the fluid and filter on your automatic transmission, after draining the fluid and changing the filter, you will need to pour 4 quarts of transmission fluid into the transmission dipstick tube. Once the four quarts have been added,...
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My car won't start and the word fuse is lighting up on my cluster. What does it mean?
Hi there. The fuse light will come on if the engine is not starting up for more than 15 seconds. This is a fail safe light that warns the driver that the starting circuit has a fault and needs attention....
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Check engine light on while driving after a drop in RPMs - 2003 Dodge Neon
Hi there - the best help going forward is to extract the problem codes turning on the Check Engine light. Most auto parts stores will read the problem codes for you for free. In a loss of power situation like...
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Can a camshaft position sensor fail due to low oil levels? 2005 Dodge Neon
Hello - it is possible but not likely for a camshaft position sensor to fail from a low oil level directly. If the oil level is very low, to the point where the engine overheats however, yes. Excessive heat can...
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There is brake fluid leaking?
Hi there. Brake fluid leaking is a safety concern. This should be repaired before continuing to drive the vehicle. Your safety has priority. Brake fluid on painted surfaces will harm the paint, as well. Brake fluid loss at the left...

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