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I got the code P0133, 1/1 sensor voltage is weavering at about .7 v, and left side of engine running rich.
Hi there. Check the wiring to the oxygen sensors and see if they are broken or shorted to ground. If the wiring looks good, then check the mass air flow sensor (MAF) and see if the MAF sensor is dirty,...
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Brake lights on constantly
It sounds like you have a short in your brake light circuit. Since you have replaced the brake switch yourself, I would recommend searching around in that general area for any damaged wiring that may exist near the switch. Wires...
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Do you have to have a Catalytic converter on your vehicle in Indiana?
Short answer id Yes you have to have one on this vehicle. The longer answer is that your vehicle falls under the Federal Emissions Standard for the 2001 year. The vehicle has to meet the Federal standards and Indiana can...
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Won't pass smog
Hi there. It's very likely that you have a stored error code in your ECU that is disrupting the system to reset itself, which can only be removed by a professional mechanic by having them complete a check engine light...
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I changed the cap,rotor, and spark plugs. now my dodge ram 2500 5.9L. won't start it's trying to turn over but won't. what is this
If the vehicle was starting fine before you replaced the cap and rotor and spark plugs then you need to go back to your installation of the plug wires on the distributor cap. You may have put them back on...
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I'm getting a Service engine soon.
Hello, thank you for writing in. These diagnostic issues happen all of the time! Unfortunately there is very little we can do about it. Unless the vehicle is giving any other symptoms to work with, the only information we have...
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Clinking sound in frount axel
Based on what you have described, I would agree that a problem with the axle is the source of the clicking noise. However, it could be a wheel bearing problem that is causing this noise. In order to know for...
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On a 2000 dodge with 5.9 letter engine. I have no power from the coil to the distributor. What would be my next step in troubleshooting?
Hi there. Check the wiring to the coil and see if there is battery voltage going to the coil. If there is battery voltage, then the ignition coil needs replaced. If there is no voltage to the coil, then check...
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Running water
It is possible that you could have a coolant leak inside your dash from the heater core. If this is the case, it would cause the running water sound that you are experiencing under your dash. It will be especially...
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Truck will not get over 2000k rpms when in gear but when in neutral or park it will rev wide open.
Hi there. It is quite possible that your ECM is restricting RPM or the source of your problem; especially if you replaced it and it wasn't reprogrammed or updated by a dealership. That's really the only thing I can think...
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When i put the truck in 4x4 it makes a creaking noise and when i start to make a turn the truck wont turn all the way
Hey there. It is possible that it may be time to change the differential fluid, as this symptom is common when the differential fluid is dirty or low. This service is typically due every 100,000 miles. It is also possible...
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Cylinder 5 has a misfire.
Hi there. To determine if the injector is not working properly, either you can perform a cylinder cut out test on your injection system or you can swap your injector on cylinder number 5 with another cylinder and see if...
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Battery isnt charging while driving?
It sounds like you may have a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns the alternator pulley....
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Power steering is very hard at low speeds and in reverse.
Sounds like the power steering pump valve is failing or the pump veins are worn and causing aeration of the power steering fluid making the system not function at low engine speeds. Try putting the transmission in low and turning...
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Will a 2001 dodge diesel motor change out with a 2005 computer and all the components?
Changing the engine will determine what type of engine you have. If you have a CPP 24 valve Cummins engine, then the engine will swap just fine as they fit the 1998 to 2005 models. However, if your vehicle requires...
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I am having trouble getting this vehicle to start and have been eliminating problems.
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the new spark plugs in place, we need to make sure that the distributor and ignition cable is sending those two spark plugs a strong signal. If there is no or low power...
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I have a 99 dodge diesel 2500 that had locked up and the governor solenoid was replaced plus the filter and fluid. All the bands are adjusted.
The transmission may be slipping inside the clutch packs. By putting in clean fluid it cleaned the clutches up but the clutches may be worn too much and are slipping. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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Joe I am having an issue with my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cummings motor, motor would not start I changed fuel filter it started r
Hi there. It is possible that the fuel filter change may be the cause of your hard to start issue. If the fuel filter is either the wrong size or was installed backwards, it would cause a restriction of diesel...
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My 2009 Dodge Ram Hemi 2500 makes a loud rumbling noise in the front end. I stop giving it gas couple times and it goes away
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noise may be coming from a number of issues with the vehicle. Considering the loss of power, you want to focus on the exhaust, air intake, and spark systems. An exhaust leak or...

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