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Why does my tie rod have a different thread than the parts I can get at the parts store for my 1986 Dodge Ramcharger
Hello. If the thread is different than the replacement it is more than likely because the center drag link that was installed was incorrect for the vehicle. Depending on the model of the vehicle it can have a coarse or...
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Truck started running bad then died. Now it run if keep gas pedal down
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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My 2001 dodge ram 1500 4×4 5.2 lieter blinkers brake light running lights all stopped working while driving I parked my truck and
This sounded confusing until I read the no bus part. If you are seeing a no bus error, this is an indication that the vehicle has lost connection with the powertrain control module. When this happens, all electronics will likely...
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Why would my Durango increase RPMS while slowing down?
It sounds like you may have 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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Car will not start
Hi there, It sounds like you have a battery that is too weak to turn the engine over. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to inspect and replace your battery.
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ENGINE RACING PROBLEM
Hi there. I'm actually very glad you asked this question. First and foremost, anytime an inquiry like yours comes in, we look at the common symptoms and attempt to provide a few broad scope systems or components that could be...
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I have a 1988Dodge D150 with a 5.2 It starts immediately but dies after a few seconds what it my problem?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump or a bad connection to the injector harness. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system is primed...
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Serpentine belt
Has the crankshaft pulley been checked ? If the crankshaft dampner/pulley has separated or cracked, it can be even the slightest bit out of alignment with the other pulleys. Also, the a/c compressor, alternator, and power steering brackets should be...
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Blowing oil through valve covers.
Hi there. Check the positive crankcase ventilation valve (PCV) and see if it's plugged up. Also, check the engine oil and make sure that there is the proper amount of oil in the engine. Too much oil or a sticking...
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Engine cuts off without notice while driving
It is possible that your fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator are failing. When one of these two parts fails, the vehicle's engine will not recieve the proper amount of fuel needed to keep running. I would recommend having your...
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when coming to a stop, my truck has a binding/clunking noise in the rear end
Hello, thank you for writing in. While the components you have looked into are great inspections considering you tow often, lets start a little simpler and work our way down the list. Since this is happening while you are braking,...
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Abs and brake light on
Hi There, It sounds like you may have disrupted one of the wheel speed sensors during the course of replacing the brake lines. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel...
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My reverce are not working
Hello, thank you for writing in. The brake lights need to turn on with even the slightest movement from the brake pedal. Even earlier models attempted to function this was as best as possible. In order to do this, they...
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Noises coming from what seems to be the transfer case.
The rumbling sound is characteristic of failed bearings and/or gears. Using chassis ears (remote wireless microphones), placed on various components, it's possible to pinpoint the noise to the transfer case if that is the origin. Unfortunately, with noises of this...
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If you just put a brand new tps in a 97 jeep grand cherokee and the idle is at 1000 rpms, would you consider that the sensor is bad? Thanks
Hi there. You can adjust the throttle plate on the throttle body or adjust the throttle position sensor. If making the adjustments has no effect on the engine idle, then there could be a vacuum leak or the Idle Air...
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I took off the throttle body filter and when I put it back on the truck keeps choking and has trouble going
In the course of changing the air filter you could have disturbed the throttle position sensor (TPS) on the throttle body and it is possible that the wiring to the TPS has been dislodged and now the sensor has no...
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Truck squealing when turning the wheel. 1988 Dodge W150
Hello - the first thing to check is the condition of the drive belt for the power steering pump, and if it is correctly tensioned. A good "thumb measure" for proper tightness of the belt is if you can depress...
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Truck is back-firing.
There are a few possible causes for an engine to backfire. Some of the more common causes are a vacuum leak, lean condition caused by a weak fuel pump, an exhaust manifold leak, or a faulty ignition system. With the...
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I have a 2000 dodge durango 5.2 liter and I'm pretty sure it over heated while I was driving and it started leaking somtjing unde
Hello. It is likely that the wrong coolant was added in your vehicle. The coolant that comes in your vehicle from Dodge is an orange colored coolant called HOAT. This coolant is often confused with a coolant used in most...
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Cant get a/c blower moter working
Hello, it sounds like you may not have power to the blower motor relay. Check power to the blower motor relay. If there is power into the blower motor relay, but no power to either the blower motor resistor or...

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