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Hi , I have a 2007 Dodge Charger 2.7 , my car will not start right up it might start after 30 mins or so the starter alternator an
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors), ignition system faults,...
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Changing heater core in 03 Sebring and can't get the metal bracket off
Without actually seeing the vehicle it would be difficult to determine exactly how to remove this piece. However I can recommend that if it is not near any parts that would be damaged by excessive heat you could attempt to...
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2006 dodge Stratus wouldn't start and radio was off. Changed my fuses it started right back up. But it's two days later and the sa
The circuit that the fuse is failing on has an excess current draw due to either a short to ground or possibly a faulty component that itself is internally shorted or shorted to ground. A mechanic would just simply determine...
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I had leaky vcg for a while. Finally got a guy to replace it and now its like i have a worse leak somewhere
Yes, it could be a coincidence especially considering the number of miles on the engine. When it comes to oil leaks, if your car is typical, there is probably more than one leak point. Without pre-cleaning the engine, it is...
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Car kept rolling forward when put in reverse, by the time it finally switched gears the transmission thumped really hard
The internal reverse drive band was not engaging and may have been from low fluid levels or internal transmission band or servo failure for reverse. Try to check and verify fluid level and condition to see if it is low...
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Ac compressor
Hi Nuriyah. You can and should replace the AC compressor pulley. The longer the pulley wears out, it can create additional drag on the serpentine belt and cause it to break prematurely. This would render the car useless.
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2006 Kia Sportage heater not working
If you are referring to insufficient air flow, the duct network, blower doors and controls and the blower motor should be checked out. On the other hand, if airflow is good (strong) but the temperature of the emitted air is...
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P0174 bank 2 system too lean. If I keep driving with this code will I damage my engine? My car doesn't seem to be driving poorly
If your engine is running lean and you continue to drive on it with this condition, it can cause your engine to overheat and potentially damaged internal engine parts. Running rich is always better than running lean because extra fuel...
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Thermosat, Failsafe thermostat
Hi ThisIs. Thanks for contacting us today. There are two different components that work together to open the flow of coolant from the radiator. The thermostat is located on the bottom of the radiator - and actually, opens and closes...
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Trying to located my knock sensor on my Kia 06 optima
Your vehicle is equipped with two knock sensors, one for each "bank" of cylinders. The sensors are screwed into the block in the "V" area (valley) of the block. Each sensor has a three terminal wire harness. Knock sensor output...
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My car won't start but the lights come, and their is a humming noise when I turn the ignition. It's a 1996 Honda accord vs
Hi Diavon. Thanks for sending in your question. If you turn the key and it's making a buzzing or clicking sound, then there are usually two reasons why. First, the battery most likely does not have enough cranking AMPs to...
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P0507 idle code
The code P0507 is for a problem with the idle control valve. If all other checks are good with vacuum leaks and inlet air tubes then you may need to replace the idle control valve.
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ETC Light/Temp Gauge
In resolving all these issues, the first step will be to download the OBD-II trouble codes that have caused the check engine light and the ETC warning lights to set. There will likely be issues related to those codes that...
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i crunk my car this morning to warm it up and cut the defrost on.when i came back out the lighting bolt symbol was on so i cut it
The lightning bolt warning light means a fault was detected in the electronic throttle control system. It is possible that fault codes were stored which could be retrieved if you request a check engine light diagnostic. Heater malfunctions vary from...
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What could be the reason my check engine light is on and why it smokes under the hood. 2.7l Dodge Charger 2008.
Hi Javawn. Thanks for contacting us today. A check engine or other warning light is activated when a sensor detects a mechanical or electrical fault with a vehicle component or system. Smoke is created when a fluid is leaking somewhere...
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A fault has been detected in my vehicle since the electronic throttle control warning light came on.my heater has stopped heating
Hi Judy. Thanks for sending in your question today. It's quite possible that the heater and warming up issue is related to the same thing - debris trapped in the heater core. The coolant flows through the heater core and...
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I have a Chrysler Sebring with a heated oxygen sensor
Hi Jay. Thanks for sending the question tonight. Assuming that the original OBD-II trouble code was removed after replacing the O2 sensor, I would assume that the electrical harness has either a fray or a poor connection to the sensor...
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I have a 2005 dodge magnum and I am having trouble with the head lights flashing . What can I do??
Hi Norma. Most of the time, this type of problem is caused by a loose headlight lamp connection, a faulty electrical relay or a problem with the headlight switch itself. If the switch is damaged, it can cause the headlights...
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My car won’t start and there is no noise when you turn the key
Hi Jesus. Thanks for writing in tonight. It's possible that you have a loose or faulty electrical connection in the ignition switch - or perhaps the main relay. Since this issue is inconsistent, you might want to have a professional...

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