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Car showing code p0344 and check engine light on
It is possible that the camshaft sensor is the cause of the issue. It is also possible that there could be an issue with the timing or the crankshaft sensor. I would recommend having a qualified professional inspect your vehicle...
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Car key is stuck in the ignition. Can still turn the engine on and off, but will not come out, goes to acc
As a temporary measure, please refer to this instructional video and see if the tactic described therein works for you. For a definite and permanent fix, please request a service appointment as there is possibly a Technical Service Bulletin pertaining...
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I have an 08 dodge charger 2.7l. I changed my water pump, reset my timing chain (used timing marks) but now engine won't start. Th
If the check engine light is on, codes were stored. As an initial step, those codes should be read as they may have essential clues to what is going on. To have the codes read, and the no start resolved,...
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My car has a throttle position sensor issue so I replaced the entire throttle body and the light came back on. Any ideas?
There is a relearn/calibration procedure that is typically performed whenever the throttle position sensor is replaced. If that procedure was not performed, it might be relevant in your case. The code (P0121) that you are referring to implicates not just...
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2008 Dodge Avenger red lightning bolt!
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
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Lack of power when accelerating and jerky
It sounds like you may have a bad coolant temperature sensor that may be causing problems with regulating the temperature in the motor as well as impacting the air/fuel ratio and potentially the ignition timing controlled by the ECM. This...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe will go in reverse but won’t move in drive
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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I drove my car with a misfire now it won’t start ;(
Inasmuch as you have a known misfire in a particular cylinder, the causes of that will have to be resolved at the same time that the no start is diagnosed. If the misfire in the one cylinder is due to...
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My engine while running is making a squeaking sounds, but also sound like some is saying “hum” loudly and growling while they say
Hi Greg. Most of the time, these symptoms are indications of a serpentine belt that is wearing out quickly and eventually will break. This could also be a different drive belt or the pulley's that are in need of replacement....
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2006 Chrysler 300 won't start but dashboards light up , there's sound. Car won't turnover or crank at all . Please help
Although the battery is new, it still should be load tested to ensure that the issue is not a faulty battery. Starter motors require a lot of current and just because the lights work, that doesn't mean the battery is...
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No acceleration when in drive, but will drive after starting it over
It is not clear from your description if engine speed (RPM) increases normally but the car just won't move or if there is no increase in engine speed. In the case where engine speed increases, what you have is possibly...
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Q: Speedometer doesn't work.
The signal output of the vehicle speed sensor should be confirmed on a scan tool. There is a plastic gear on the end of the sensor (sold separate from the sensor) and that plastic gear is turned by the transmission....
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Q: Oil leaking
Oil can leak from the valve cover gaskets, the oil pressure sending unit, the front and rear crankshaft seals, camshaft seals and through any o-ring that seals sensors to the block or head. It is possible to have multiple leak...
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My car over heats after 20-30 minutes heater blows cold air and antifreeze is boiling what could it be ? Thermostat ? Or head gask
Check the coolant level. If the level of coolant is really low, the temperature sensor may not come in contact with the coolant, thus throwing off the temperature reading (it may read cool on the dash gauge but in fact...
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Oil pressure light came on. Changed the sensor. Ran fine. Light went off. But when I got my oil changed they said there was water
Moisture in the air (water vapor) can condense in the engine and contaminate the oil. The amounts are typically not significant and the water eventually vaporizes in hot operation and leaves the engine. The other source of water is from...
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Engine light comes on day after getting gas. Already replaces a leak in gas line. What can it be?
Hi Alyssa. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically if a check engine light comes on after filling the fuel tank, it's due to a vapor pressure problem. This often is triggered by one of the EVAP system components. This system...
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The temperate gauge indicates overheating in stop/go traffic and has stalled a few times when idle. Oil is low could this be it?
The first thing to do is to make sure the oil and coolant are filled up to prevent any engine damage. The problem may be caused by low oil but only if engine is oreal low on oil. The coolant...
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I have a new battery in my car 2006 Dodge Stratus 2.7L can I fix the alternator if it's not working
The alternator is an electrical system component. To work on the electrical system, be sure to disconnect the battery. Prior to replacing the alternator, you should measure the output of the existing alternator to be sure it is really faulty....
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2007 Dodge Charger wont start changed relays key switch acuator new starter nothing dash lights up radio light goes out when tryin
Check for power to the starter solenoid. Also, check to be sure the heavy gauge cable to the starter motor is intact and shows no voltage drop from the battery to the starter. If you do not detect battery voltage...
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Low/rough idle, issues accelerating, jerks after slowing down then speeding back up
There could be multiple deficiencies that, added together, create the poor operation. You can look at short and long term fuel trim on a scan tool and make some inferences as to the condition of the fuel injectors. Given the...

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