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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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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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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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While driving my drive decided not engage when I had to stop
Hello. The traction light is like a check engine light for your steering and suspension system. A technician could use a scan tool to pull any error codes to help pinpoint which component is faulty. I believe the problem your...
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Repeated Cat Code: P0420 keeps coming up.
Hi there. The code is coming up for more than the O2 sensors or Catalytic Converter. Perform the following steps to determine what is the cause for the code P0420. Check the following A damaged or failed oxygen sensor...
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Engine will crank but not fire, seems like fuel is not getting received.
Hello. The spraying of starting fluid inside of your engine basically eliminates the possibility that it's not starting due to a lack of fuel. Therefore your no start issue is probably caused by a lack of spark or a airflow...
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My car is not starting.
Typically, your symptoms would point to a failing starter assembly. Sometimes the unit may just make a click noise or do nothing at all. When you say you tried to start the car and the lights do not go dim,...
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Is it possible to put a newer Dakota engine into a 1987 Dodge Dakota?
Depending on the year of the vehicle will depend on how much equipment that will need to be adapted to your vehicle. It is possible to take an OBD 1 or OBD 2 system engine and install it into your...
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Blown head gasket
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like the signs of a blown head gasket. White smoke or condensation coming from the exhaust generally indicates that you may have an internal engine problem, such as a head gasket leaking coolant...
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Cost to replace 1999 dodge Durango transmission
The cost varies significantly from the 2WD version to the 4WD version. In any event, the possibility of an on car repair should be considered first. Also, depending on the condition of the transmission, it might be less expensive to...
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When I drive it and come to a stop with my foot on the brake my car revs up and sometimes shuts off and I have to start up again 2006 Chevrolet Impala
Hi - first task is to read any problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a "time-available" basis. Any codes extracted are useful for...
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I have a 2000 dodge dokota 3.9l v 6 with 4 SPD auto my check engine light came on an the codes reads cyl misfire po300 po301po305
Hello and thanks for writing in. These codes relate to misfires as you know, which can be caused by many different reasons beyond spark plugs and wires. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused...
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Pcm throwing codes
Hi there. In order to truly understand what the P-0300 OBD-II error codes mean, what causes them and possible solutions, I would highly recommend reading this great article on these error codes.
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Does 2006 impala LTZ have gas turn off switch (aka inertia switch)? 2006 Chevrolet Impala
Hi there - short answer is "No". These inertia switches were popular with Ford designs in years past, but GM does not use them for this model. Check fuses for the fuel pump and fuel pump relay. If the fuel...
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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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Auto trans - overdrive not working 1993 Dodge Dakota
Hello - there are a number of possible causes for this behavior, which I will list in approximate order of hassle and expense to check out: after making sure transmission fluid is at the proper level and condition (slightly pink,...
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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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