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dont know if my tranny is shifting into overdrive and the torch converter not locking in or the orther way around
Gear selection, and coincident operating parameters (e.g., line pressure; solenoid position), on your transmission are easiest to see with a manufacturer scan tool. If and once it is determined that there is no lock-up, or no overdrive gear, the cause...
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Vehicle won't start
It sounds like you may have a fuel level sensor failure. Verify there is fuel in the tank, if possible, to eliminate the low fuel as an issue. Electrical testing can be done to determine if the sensor is bad,...
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Loss of power
Hello. From my experience with this truck this is usually caused by a wiring issue on that side of the engine. If the ground loses connection then one side of the engine will begin to misfire and this will occur....
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Heater not blowing hot air
If you have fluid leaking from under the dash on the passenger side, the heater core is leaking. This part will require replacement in order to get heat to function properly again. Sometimes this can be replaced by removing only...
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Engine problems.
Hello. From what you describe it would appear likely that the backfiring and performance issues are a result of the fuel problem. A rich fuel mixture can be caused by a wide variety of issues. A few things I would...
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Electronic throttle control light is on
Newer cars don't have a choke like the old cars did. The throttle body actually has a small gap that acts as the choke. If this gap gets clogged, and it does from time to time, the car wont start....
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Clutch not working
If the clutch had been slipping prior to the failure and now nothing happens, it may be worn out. Once the clutch wears, the mechanical connection between the engine and transmission is broken and power cannot be delivered. Have an...
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Car not staying started
Hi there. Diesel fuel systems can be temperamental, so that is where I would start. Lack of fuel pressure, contaminants or air in the system can cause the symptoms you are having. The water/fuel separator may need to be serviced...
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How can I tell if my hydro boost accumulator is causing my power steering/ brake issues of if it’s just s leaky line?
Hi Randall. Thanks for contacting us today. I think you have a few different issues that need to be individually diagnosed and resolved. Otherwise, you'll be chasing repairs like it appears is going on in this case. The power steering...
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2005 dodge ram, clicking noise from selenoid when battery is connected, truck won't start and it's constant and drains the battery
There should only be power to the solenoid if the key is in the start position. If 12 volts are measured at the solenoid with no key in the ignition, there is a short circuit. If the solenoid is powered,...
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Bleeding the brakes on a 98 dodge ram 2500 4wd 4 wheel abs. I read there are two valves that have to be bled off first?
You should first bleed the brakes normally and then hook up a DRB3 scanner and put ABS in bleed function to bleed out ABS system and then bleed system normally at each wheel again. Repeat as needed until all air...
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Truck makes grinding noise when 4WD is engaged and put under load only.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Issues like this can be difficult to locate, because you need the vehicle to be under a similar load to recreate the noise. With that being said, you may have a vacuum issue causing...
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I have dodge 2500 5.9 diesel 24 valve, when idle it's fine and when speed up to 60 it lose power then comes back
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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changed the fuel pump on 1999 dodge ram 2500 diesel fuel truck. Now, it doesn't send power to fuel pump.
At key on, the fuel pump is normally only powered momentarily to pressurize the system. If you are testing during this brief interval, you have to apply a volt meter at the instant the key is turned on. Otherwise, the...
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There is an 04 Dodge Ram 2500 w/ 260,000 miles on it for a good price and it's mechanically sound, should I buy this truck?
As you know, with any car the life expectancy of it depends largely on the maintenance schedule the owner has maintained, the driving conditions it is subjected to, the driving habits of the owner and many other factors. Often times...
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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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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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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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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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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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