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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2016
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Ram
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2012 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2012 Dodge Ram: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're Towing a Boat
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Plumber
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4wd not engaging but 4wd illumination is still turning on.
Hi there. The clicking noise that you are hearing from your transfer case area could the double cardan universal joint turning with a bad bearing. Check the front driveshaft for excessive play and see if one of the universal joints...
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I have a 2016 Ram 1500. The front door creeks a bit when its cold. Is this normal?
Hi there. If you hear creaking as you open and close your doors and the vehicle is about a year old, that is actually rather normal. The doors have joints and hinges that secure the door to the body of...
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My command start on my truck beeps twice loudly. Like to stop it if at all possible.
Hi there. Locate the controller to the remote start system and follow the wiring to the horn or chirp device. Then, remove the battery cable and cut the wire to the horn or chirp device and re-route the wire to...
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I have 2016 promaster city I want to know how to silence the seat belt alarm
The seat belt warning will chime as long as you are not wearing your belt and the vehicle is moving. The procedure to disable the warning is similar in both vehicles you have mentioned. The best way to disable this...
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Low idle when stopped unless the a/c is on or i shift into neutral
Due to the change in load put on the motor when shifting into gear vs neutral and the change in load when the a/c is on vs not on, this may suggest you have a bad MAP sensor. Both of...
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Whining Noise
Hi There, Generally there are two common issues that will produce a whining noise that correlates with the RPM change as you describe. You may have a bad power steering pump or potentially a faulty alternator. If the alternator is...
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I want to know how to silence the seat belt alarm.
Hi there. The seat belt alarm is a safety device in the car to let the driver or the front passenger that their seat belt is not on. If the alarm is tripping on it own with the seat belt...
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New Battery, New Alternator, Truck still wont start
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter relay. If the clicking noise went away after replacing the battery, it is likely that the dead battery is what caused the clicking sound as a result of being too...
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Cranks but won't start.
Hi there. It seems that the transmission position sensor / switch has a contact issue within it. Remove the harness from the transmission switch and see if there is any moisture on the plug. If there is moisture, then you...
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My 2012 ram 2500 started over heating just had my water pump replaced around a month ago. I think it's my thermostat. How can I tell?
Hi there. First check the cooling system and see if the coolant is low. Top off all fluids that are low that could cause the engine to overheat. To check to see if the thermostat is working, feel the upper...
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Map sensor
Hi there. This link will show you an engine diagram for the 5.7 Ram engine. However, I recommend that you purchase a service / repair manual for your vehicle to give you instructions on how to complete this repair correctly....
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My window is stuck at a half open position 2016 Dodge Ram 1500
Hello - it sounds like either the window has gone off its track, or the window regulator/motor assembly has broken. If you truck is still under warranty, I would take it to your Ram dealer for repair. If that is...
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No power from the ignition switch to the starter unless I hot wire the starter.
Hi there. Check the wiring from the starter solenoid to the ignition switch and see if there is a break in the wiring. Check for continuity from the solenoid to the ignition switch and see if the meter reads 0.5...
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Running rough like a misfire
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Air suspension
What the dealership will do about this issue depends on what is stated in your warranty. The length of time the warranty exists is one part of it and what is actually covered under the warranty is the other part....
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Squeezing noise from the blet area
It sounds like you could have a stretched serpentine belt, a dried out idler pulley, or a faulty belt tensioner. I would recommend having your engine inspected by a qualified professional to determine which one of these parts, if any,...
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Truck shuts off randomly or won't start.
Hi there. What you are describing above is likely an issue with the ignition system. The biggest issue would be trying to determine which one (or multiple components) are causing your truck to shut off randomly. It is very likely...
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Car starts, electronics start after a minute or 2
It appears that you have an intermittent open in one or more circuits. Prior to doing circuit diagnostics though, be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test and a fully functioning charging system. Check charging...
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What causes vehicle information center to turn off?
Hi there. There are typically three issues that cause the display to fail; a blown fuse, damaged electrical relay or a fault in the ECU. To determine which one is causing your failure, it's best to have a professional mobile...
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p241a read on scanner.
Hi there. Check the plugs on the O2 sensors and see if they are swapped. This will cause the fault code to come on. If the wiring is correct, then the wiring could have a break in it on the...

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