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Thermostat leak
The leak may be related to the gasket not sealing properly around the housing or potentially due to a cracked thermostat housing. I would suggest checking the housing for cracks. Try removing the housing and checking the gasket to be...
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Backfire
As you know, the backfiring represents some kind of misfiring taking place. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both....
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I have a 2004 Ford Freestar. I just recently had the transmission fluid changed. Now my van won't go into gear. Did that possibly
Changing the transmission fluid will not typically cause the transmission to fail. You should check the fluid level. If the level is too low, the transmission will malfunction. There are also external faults, such as problems with the shift linkage,...
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When driving on freeway after 20 miles let off gas then accelerate engine sputter and trys to stall out.bacfire normal the same th
Hi Thomas. Thanks for contacting us today. Diagnosing a random misfire issue like this can be very tricky. However, one of the better resources we have on this website is this article on the P-0351 OBD-II Trouble Code. I'd recommend...
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Ok i replaced the primary and secondary coils on my 97 dodge 2500 ram van 6cyl. .ereased the p351 code and my ehuast mufller blew
Backfiring is often caused by a too lean or too rich air-to-fuel ratio although a few other causes are discussed below. A backfire in the intake manifold is caused by a ratio that is too lean (not enough fuel). A...
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When I put my 2006 Chevy Impala LT into drive or reverse it cuts off I'm wondering what could it possibly be
Stalling when the vehicle is put in gear simply occurs if the engine cannot accommodate the load. Among the causes of that are problems with the torque converter and/or torque converter lock up solenoid. Another possibility is an internal hydraulic...
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need to know what the service position is for the top of a pontiac G6
This is not a simple job. There are actually two straps required (designated as special tool BO-48120 or equivalent) to hold the folding top in place. There are lots of caveats, too, for example if you don't use both service...
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Horn goes off while truck is off, I replaced the horn relay to no avail. Truck is a 2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L V6
It first has to be determined if the horn malfunction is possibly tied a security system (alarm) malfunction. If not, something like this would be resolved via a circuit trace and inspection using the Factory Service Manual wiring diagram. Obviously...
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I have a 2003 Dodge Dakota I just changed the oil and now the oil pressure seems to go too high
Check to make sure that you have the correct oil filter on the car and that the oil you put in the engine is of the correct viscosity recommended in the manual. If these things are correct you might have...
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I figured out the problem, now I need a solution
Hi Danny. Without completing an actual inspection, it's impossible to tell you for certain.
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Where is the main power relay I can’t find nothing that says it
It is called the ASD short for automatic shutdown relay. It is in main fuse box in engine compartment.
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Transmission
Depending on how strong the lunging forward feeling is, this may be related to the AC compressor kicking on and off. When this happens, the motor will increase in RPM slight to make up for the additional power needed to...
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im having trouble looking for a replacement Trans for my Chevy Impala 2006 police pack 3.9l any other transmission i can use?
Hi Johnatan. Thanks for contacting us today. It's recommended to replace any OEM transmission with the same type of system from the same year, make and model of vehicle. You might find luck with a local transmission shop or ask...
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matching an engine to a transmission
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime you are swapping out one OEM major component with a new one, it's always best to replace with the same component. For example, your 88 Dodge D150 appears to be powered by...
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Car dies and restarts by itself
The total loss of power may be the main fuse box main power relay or a defective totally integrated power box is defective and need replaced.
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On the recent question I asked
You should have the computer scanned for codes to see if the codes may be for a cam or crankshaft sensor or ignition problems. The codes stored may isolate the possible cause of the problem.
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Car doesn’t and restarts
Hi Danny. Thanks for sending in your question. It's quite possible that you have a few issues going on with your Dodge Dakota. First, when a car starts then dies, the root issue is likely the inability to correctly mix...
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Transmission just stopped working after 2min of being in gear no slipping just nothing shut it off and for 1 min work's for 2 min
You should first check to make sure the transmission is not low on fluid? If it is then top off fluid and check for cause of fluid loss. If transmission is not low on fluid then you will need to...
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my chevy uplander has a dashboard light on sayong ignition disabled and i dont know how to fix it
Hi Dominic. Thanks for sending in your question tonight. Usually, this warning light is triggered due to a security system fault that has been stored in the ECU. In order to correctly diagnose and resolve the source of this error,...

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