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Abs, brake lights are on, and the check engine light is on. Code PO500 came up. I changed our speed sensor on the back axle as well.
There could be a wiring issue with the vehicle speed sensor from the computer to the speed sensor pigtail. If the wiring is good, then the PCM may not correctly configured for the actual tire size on the vehicle. If...
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How come my truck shuts off completely radio, lights exc. when I turn the key to off or even in ACC
It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch causing the power to be cut off to the accessories and the rest of the truck prematurely when you turn the key from the "run" position to "acc" or "off."...
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Parking brake light came on while driving now it is off and lught doesnt come on when parking brake is on but comes on at startup
This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake fluid reaches...
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Have a 03 Dodge Ram 1500 slt and turned off engine but belts still ran, disconnected battery noticed melted wire on starter
It sounds like your starter wire has a short to power. This would cause the starter to be engaging at all times and would explain why the belt was still spinning. I would recommend tracing the battery wire from the...
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Weird noise coming from middle of radiator on Dodge Ram
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noise may be something related to the fluid pressure inside the radiator, which is regulated by the radiator cap. You can easily have your cap pressure tested. Secondly, your cooling fans are located...
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Stalling when sitting at light
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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Hello. My 2005 Dakota makes a loud thud about part of the time half way through braking and sometimes when accelerating.
Check your suspension on your front of the vehicle. It seems that the control arm bushings are worn or damaged and the bolts could be loose causing the suspension to move around when the vehicle is under a load. If...
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My truck seems like it loses fuel or has lack of fuel well I drive I have to pump on the gas to keep it going it doesn't die thoug
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you feel the engine has a lack of fuel, trust your gut and start there. This means you need to test the fuel pressure available to the engine, which in turn will test...
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Having brake issue replaced master cylinder bench bled new part bled wheels and still no brakes.
Check the brake system to see if there is a leak and make sure that the master cylinder is full of brake fluid. If there is no leaks and the master cylinder is full, then there is still air in...
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Radiator / heater core issues 2002 Dodge Ram 1500
Hello - these two unfortunate events are probably only related in the sense that they are both caused by advanced mileage and age. New radiators utilize plastic end tanks that are crimp-sealed onto an aluminum fin section. The plastic in...
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Dont know where to start building an engine
Hi there. This actually sounds like a very cool project you're taking on with a 66 Mustang rebuild. However, unless you have access to the right tools to correctly rebuild this 289 Blue Oval small block it might be better...
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Engines I can easily put in a 1966 mustang
Hi Griffin. Your 66 Mustang was built to handle a small block V-8 Ford. The size of the small block Ford's 289, 302 and 351 are identical. They gain cubic inches by having larger bore and stroke in the combustion...
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Should I just buy a engine thats already built?
Hey there Griffin. If I were in your position, where I had never rebuilt an engine before and wanted to get my Mustang running, I would save my money and buy a rebuilt motor that is carburetor to oil pan....
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How do I find an engine?
Hey there. Google is a very good friend of mine when looking for auto parts. But seriously, the best way to search for an engine for your Mustang is to start by completing a local search online for Ford small...
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Truck has oil in it but when i am idling at a stoplight, the oil pressure gauge drops and says low oil 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7L
Hello - assuming an adequate oil level, which you have checked, there may be a real oil pressure problem. It's worth checking with a know working oil pressure gauge, so that you can get the real readings (i.e. 40 psi...
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Have a 2004 4 runner. It sounded as if car was not getting past 3rd gear--it was an automatic. Trusted local mechanic retired h
Without having the old wheel bearing to inspect, it can go either way. It may have been replaced in error, or it could have had some play indicating it should be replaced but the noise was actually coming from the...
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Acting like no fuel but full ?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a bad pickup valve inside the fuel tank that may not be working properly once the fuel level reaches the reserve level. Generally, the low fuel light will come on when there is...
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Front Differential housing
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't review pictures to diagnose a problem through this platform. However, in general, suspension bolts can brake rather easily when the vehicle is driven off-road. Although the automotive manufacturers build trucks and SUV's with 4WD, they...
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I have a 2003 Durango, I rebuild the whole engine and cooling system but still overheats when Im in a stop or in slow traffic
Hi there. Typically an overheating problem is caused by either a restriction of coolant flowing through the cooling system or the radiator fan not cooling the radiator. In most cases, when people completely rebuild an engine, they will replace the...

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