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Have a jeep grand cherokee it cranks but has no spark started a few times then nothing what sensor went bad
There could be a bad cam sensor, crank sensor, coil, or even a wiring issue. It would be best to test the components individually to determine which is causing the problem. My recommendation would be to connect a diagnostic scanner...
2006 Tunda Oil Pressure gage shows between 1/2 - 3/4 depending on the speed going
Hello. The truck is designed to have a lower oil pressure at lower engine speeds and more pressure as the engine speed is increased. This sounds like it is normal operation of the gauge and oil pressure in the engine....
Car cut off file injectors miss fire after driving 46mi.
Hi there. You will want to start by testing the fuel injector that has tested bad. This can be done using a multimeter. If the resistance of the injector is out of specifications, you will want to replace it. If...
Mechanic tore up the rubber inside my door, what should I do?
Sounds like you are talking about the weather seal. I would confront the mechanic and ask him to replace it. Yes it is important because it keeps water out of your car when it rains. If you need to get...
My car won't start. It tries to turn over but won't.
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your battery may need to be replaced. If you don't have the right about of Cold Cranking Amps your vehicle will fail to start. There is no way to check this though. Also, your alternator...
My left rear tire locks up when I push the brakes
You might want to check the installation of the rear brake shoes to make sure they were installed correctly. There is a primary and secondary shoe. The front shoe is the primary and the smaller shoe compared to the rear...
Brake lights won't light up, but the third will and they will turn on when lights are on.
The issue you are having is likely a faulty brake light switch. The fact the bulbs will light proves they are in good condition. The switch in located next to your brake pedal. When the brake pedal reach a certain...
Need to replace clutch but also looks like bell housing cracked around the starter to transmission?
Hello there. Clutch replacement in your 2006 Dodge Dakota is a large job. To replace the clutch, many components such as the transmission and driveshaft must be removed. If you are unsure at all about doing this job, it should...
What tools do I need to rebuild my engine?
The list of the tools (both basic and specialized) that would be needed to remove and completely overhaul this engine should be listed in a repair manual or you can read our comprehensive article on how to rebuild a car...
Trouble code P0133 - 2002 Dodge Durango
Do you know if there are any exhaust leaks before the sensor? This code trips when the O2 sensor is not switching back an forth between rich and lean as fast as the computer is setting the conditions. This can...
Rear left tire locks up
Good question and sorry about the problem you are having. There are a few things that we need to check. I will go through them in steps. Bleed your brakes. If there is any air in your brake lines,...
I have a 2004 Dodge Dakota that needs the front wheel hubs changed. It is 4wd with all wheel ABS. I need some tips.
When I replace a hub, I don't necessarily remove the CV joints. I do, however, remove the nut that is holding the CV joint onto the hub. You will need to remove the brakes and rotor, the upper and lower...
Fuel vacuum line
We would need to know the exact code your vehicle is setting. The code should have a complete pinpoint test done to locate the problem. Once the tests are done, then the system can be fixed. Driving the vehicle with...
Hi. There are evaporative hoses that run from the purge valve to the charcoal canister that could also have a leak in them causing the code p0443 to still be there. There also could be a problem with the charcoal...
Power lock relay not working?
Hello. Lock system issues are common with your 2003 Dodge Ram. When parts start to fail, it is usually intermittent and can be hard to find at times. The most common causes of failure are the lock switch, lock actuator,...
New car battery, but there is no power to the car
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check the fuse box for any blown fuses that could have popped while the vehicle was at rest. If all of the fuses are okay, then check the condition of the battery cables...
My temperature will rise to hot then come back down hot comeback down in doing so the fan will come on really hard vibrating
Hi there. There are a number of things that can cause a vehicle to overheat. I suspect you have a low cooling system, but the following are the steps you should follow to accurately diagnose your cooling overheating issue. You...
No spark despite new spark plugs. I just replaced the camshaft sensor and I have fuel in the rail.
Hi there. Not sure why you replaced the camshaft position sensor. The most likely cause for no spark, would be a faulty crankshaft position sensor. The vehicle's PCM (powertrain control module) should be recognizing the fault. Accessing the vehicle's PCM/computer...
An intermittent misfire has triggered several trouble codes
Hi and thanks for your question. The codes P0201, P0203, P0204, P0205, P0206 are the cylinders that are not working. Your vehicle is only running on three cylinders that have fuel and possible fuel with the other cylinders at random...
I have to manually open the throttle plate to start my truck. What causes the throttle plate to stay closed?
This suggests you may have a bad throttle control actuator. This is a module near the intake that operates the opening and closing of the throttle plate. This works in conjunction with the throttle position sensor which monitors your gas...

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