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My car's oil cooler line is leaking antifreeze
Hello. From what you describe, it appears that you are being provided with conflicting information. Oil cooler lines will usually leak oil, as oil is what flows through those lines. If the engine is leaking coolant, then it is either...
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Car loses power when coming to a stop. Radio resets then loses power. Replaced battery and alternator. No code given when this occurs.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check for any loose ground wires under the dash. There also could be a loose ground wire to the computer causing it to temporary shut down and make everything flicker. Check the ground...
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Can I replace my pump myself
The water pump requires the replacement of the timing belt at the same time as the water pump is replaced due to coolant leaking onto the timing belt may cause damage to the belt and cause premature belt failure if...
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Why is my engine knocking?
A loud knocking noise coming from the engine can be any of several issues. Having to put 5 quarts of oil in the engine means that the engine was completely empty, basically. The engine oil's main purpose is lubrication, and...
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Thumping sound from the right front end when I hit a pothole.
Hey there, thanks for writing in. "Thumping" is often associated with flat spots on tires or tire belt defects but if such were the cause in your case the thumping would be continuous. You are indicating the noise is only...
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Why did my 2006 Chrysler Pacifica jump 33,000 miles overnight
Hi there: Unless somebody took your car for a worldwide joy-ride in one day (highly unlikely), both issues are most likely caused by a damaged transmission speed sensor (which does control both the odometer and speedometer on your Chrysler Pacifica)....
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I did a diagnostics test and the code was P0562. The fan stays on, what can I check to fix the problem?
Hello. P0562 is the trouble code for low system voltage. If the computer detects that the overall electrical system's voltage is low, it will set off the Check Engine Light to notify the driver of the issue. The most common...
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Replacement key
Hello. This question will have to be answered by a Chrysler dealer or service center. A new key must be "paired", or programmed, to match your specific cars security system. Chrysler will be the only ones who have that equipment....
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I have a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L V6 FWD, and I have 3 bad motor mounts.
Hi there. The torque-strut rods for the engine will not usually go out, but if you plan on replacing all of the lower engine and transmission mounts, then I recommend replacing the torque-strut mounts (also know as the dog bone...
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Power steering tank is leaking
Hi there. No, the power steering rack usually does not require replacement if the tank is leaking. If the rack is leaking, then yes. However, the tank and pump may need to be replaced as the whine noise occurs when...
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Knocking noise when turning left
This is a common sign of a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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What could be the cause of a loud roaring noise when I apply my brakes?
Hi there. Typically, there are two mechanical parts that can cause this type of noise as they begin to wear out. The first and most common culprit is brake pads that have worn and are actually grinding on the rotor....
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If i supply both front wheel hub assemblies, what will the total installation cost be to?
Sent billing question to CS for installation of the front wheel hub assemblies.
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I got a brand new battery and my car won't start but will when jumped. What could the problem be?
Hello. If the vehicle has a new battery and if it starts with a jump, then you either have a bad battery terminal connection or the positive battery cable is failing. Most of the time, this will occur if the...
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Stuck in 1st and will not shift
The shift solenoid pack is usually replaced in this situation along with a new transmission control module which has to be programmed to work amend your shifting concerns. You will need access to the system wiring diagram to trace power...
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I get a vibration when I put the car in gear in neutral. It runs smooth. I was thinking motor mounts?
Hi there. Engine mounts can definitely cause a roughness at idle, clunks, and thumps upon acceleration. Smooth out of gear and rough in gear is one indication of a mount type issue. It may feel better in reverse than it...
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I have switched the iss and the oss and it still has problems what els can it be?
I need more detail on your problem, but it sounds like you are having transmission concerns. If the input and output shaft speeds are not correct and the transmission control module is throwing codes, you may have an internal transmission...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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My car is leaking transmission fluid - I can't diagnose the leak
Based on the NHTSA database covering consumer complaints, as well as government mandated recalls and factory service bulletins, for your specific year, make and model, I do not see evidence of widespread complaints about transmission fluid leaks. Such leaks are,...
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Can I get an alignment with bad rear struts?
The rear struts that are weak and not supporting the vehicle as they should can cause the suspension to sag in the rear and also cause the alignment to not be within specification. The can cause tire wear from the...

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