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Clumping or bottoming out noise on hard bumps
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Clanking sound from rear brakes
Hi there. Although the sound might appear while the brakes are applied, it is conceivable that the issue is actually caused by a worn rear suspension component, such as struts or a lower / upper control arm. If the brakes...
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Hi Steve I have 2002 Dodge Dakota and the serpentine belt seems to be overlapping the grooves down were the harmonic balancer is n
The rubber bond in the harmonic balancer assembly can sometimes separate and as a consequence the crankshaft pulley can get out of plane relative to all of the other driven pulleys and accessories. Similarly, it is possible that a pulley,...
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How many Camshaft position sensor are in a Saturn relay
There is two camshaft sensors on this engine mounted in the front of the engine inline with each camshaft.
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Question about wheel size
You want a wheel that has the same offset, backspacing, and width as your existing wheels in order to avoid handling problems. If you had OEM wheels, I could tell you the offset but inasmuch as you have aftermarket wheels,...
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There is a circuit bored chip underneath the distributor rotor in my 1992 dodge Dakota is it suppose to be loose
Hi there. The plate inside the distributor is typically held down by the rotor on your particular year of Dodge, but to my knowledge there is not a screw that keeps it down. So, if it's loose, it's likely that...
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Truck is a 98 dodge dakota went in for a clutch only no other past problems now new clutch is in want start from the ignition
Hi....if you experiencing an occasional no start condition, as well as stalling once underway, I would suggest that you request a diagnostic, such as a check engine light diagnostic. During such a diagnostic, the mechanic will first attempt to download...
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I blew the right front caliper on my dodge ram (2001) 1500 v6 magnum. I have no oil coming out of any brake front or back. Hiw do
I your brake master cylinder cannot produce any pressure or build it up after pumping brakes several times then you need to replace the master cylinder and put fresh fluid in system. Then vacuum bleed the system starting with right...
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Turn off auto unlock on Chevy Uplander 08
Hi there. Unfortunately, without the upgraded programming software it's not possible to disable the auto lock feature. However, when the car shifts into gear, the doors should lock automatically; and not unlock. This is the safety feature's intent, so it...
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Car won't start
Hi there. Although the voltage looks good on the battery, the unknown is the cold cranking amps; which is what is important asset of the battery for start up. If the AC was serviced yesterday, the battery cables would have...
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Oil light is on car full of oil runs smooth but oil light comes on
Hi there. When a motor is replaced, sometimes electrical sensors that relay information to the ECU have problems in communication and can cause multiple electrical problems as you've described. However, it's also possible this is mechanical, caused by a faulty...
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My cell only comes on when the fuel pump is on for low fuel, but I read two obd codes, p031and p0157
Hi there. The oxygen sensor that trouble code P0157 refers to, is located in the rear of the exhaust and behind the catalytic converter. It’s main function is to regulate the amount of oxygen that comes from the catalytic converter....
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A battery saver active message came on this morning on my 2009 Chevy UPlander. Do I need to have the battery checked?
A logical first step is to have the battery load tested and, at the same time, measure the output of the charging system to determine if the charging system is functioning. If the battery fails the load test (OR only...
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Will not shift from second gear unless i let of gas
Hi there. Usually when your car shifts after releasing the throttle, it's due to a shift solenoid that is damaged. However, it may indicate that it's time to flush your transmission fluid and change the transmission filter, as low transmission...
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I have a P1450 code, unable to bleed fuel tank, in my 2005 Ford Freestar.
Hello. Typically when you get this code it is caused by a blockage in one of the EVAP lines. I usually need to do a smoke test to find where the issue is. I usually find it in the line...
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'98 Dakota 2wd-rear..with Air. Oil leaking in back of engine and above tranny. Leak is right around d-cap and a sensor post.
Hi there. It's quite possible that this is a rear oil seal or oil pan gasket that is leaking; or perhaps a transmission oil tube seal that is leaking. The problem with trying to diagnose an oil leak is that...
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Oil leaking from back of motor.
Hi Grace. We answered the previous question for you, but in case you didn't receive the message, here is what we sent. It’s quite possible that this is a rear oil seal or oil pan gasket that is leaking; or...
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After everytime i fuel up, my truck wont start but then hours later it will. Im currently waiting on itto start again. Any ideas
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of an EVAP system leak or failure. The EVAP system is designed to remove excessive gasoline / diesel vapor that is trapped in the fuel cell. It also filters these...
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My car is pouring transmission fluid out by the starter. Is that the front transmission seal? 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Hi there - the leak you describe could certainly be caused by the transmission input shaft seal. It's also possible that one of the transmission fluid lines to the radiator has failed, or one of the fluid couplings is leaking...
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I am having trouble starting my car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you know that there is not fuel going to the engine, the new pump must be tested first. To make sure the pump is working, turn the key to the "On" position and...

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