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Just replaced ignition coil went to drive my 1991 dodge ram d150 and then I lost power to my accelerator.
Hi there. Although a physical inspection would be required to confirm this, based on what you have described, it's quite possible you experienced a backfire, which might have caused damage to the throttle body and even the linkage. If the...
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What kind of coolant should i use for a 1980 dodge mirada?
You can use any conventional antifreeze in a motor like this. Nearly all engines use coolants with similar base fluids: a 50/50 mix of ethylene glycol and water. In some circumstances, industrial engines may utilize other base fluids, such as...
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2000 durango engine light on starys but them shut off when switched into gear. It also over heats
Hi there. Blue devil and other head gasket sealers tend to cause more problems than solutions - especially if there is actual damage to the head gasket. In many cases, the material will break off and actually flow through the...
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van loses power up big hills, dies when weather hot, when idling in gear. new alternator/batt/fuel cap.
I would first check engine compression. Inasmuch as the engine uses oil, that raises the possibility of leaky piston rings. If the rings leak, compression could be low and power will be lower than it could be. If the plugs...
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I have a Dodge Ram 2001 5.2 and when ever I floor the gas , it has no power , it just accelerates really slow , I have new exhaust
Hi there. It really depends on when these symptoms started that would indicate where the potential problem exists. If it happened shortly after installing the new headers, it's possible that your ECU needs to be programmed to match the new...
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Alternator won't charge battery
As a colleague of mine used to say, "everything works, but the hands don't move," He used that expression when he had checked everything on a certain system and found it to be working correctly, but the system was still...
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como cambio el alternador en mi dodge ram 2500/ 1996?
Hola. In order to learn how to replace an alternator, you would need to purchase a service and repair manual, watch this video or have one of our mechanics come to your house and complete the alternator replacement.
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es lo normal el cambio de alternador de un carro de gasolina y uno diesel?
Hi there. Yes, it is normal to have the alternator fail on a 2500 gasoline and diesel powered truck. Usually they last about 4 to 6 years.
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No acceleration while full throttle
If the oxygen sensor waveform doesn't look "well" on a scope (a direct test), it definitely should be replaced prior to (or during) the diagnostics as such could be at least a part cause of your difficulty. Slow acceleration can...
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I have a 2000 dodge ram van 1500 5.2 it will drive and go threw 1st and 2nd then will just rev up what do you think it could be
Hi there. Typically when a vehicle is hard to shift (either up or down), it's caused by an obstruction of hydraulic fluid inside the transmission inner lines, a gasket or seal leak or a shift solenoid that is faulty. To...
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No power under full throttle
The cause of loss of power is identified in YourMechanic's engine loss of power diagnostic. To give you an initial idea of the possible causes that would be considered, a partial list would include oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter,...
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97 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo that dosentbshift to 2nd gear, have to disconnect battery to reset computer sobit will work again
Hi there. Typically this issue is due to a damaged shift solenoid, or an issue with the electrical harness fro the ECU to the shift solenoids. It is also possible that there is internal damage such as a broken seal...
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my wheel wont come off, lug nut stub still there
If the wheel is stuck on the centerbore where it mounts to the axle hub, or the lug nuts are rusted to the stud(s), a certified mechanic will resolve this if you request wheel installation/removal. If you have further questions...
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My truck had no oil so the engine started knocking but I only went maybe a half a mile down the road is my engine ruined
To answer your first question, "Is my engine dead?", I would fix the leak, add oil and see if the truck runs and if it runs, see if there's any noise. If the engine does run, and there is no...
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Our dodge truck is making a vibration sound when I let off the gas and coast before applying brakes, any idea what this might be?
It sounds like you may have a worn out U-joint or potentially a worn out pinion gear in your rear end. The other possibility may be worn out wheel bearings. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or...
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My truck runs rough/stalls when I turn at low speed and low rpm.
Hi there. In most cases, this will occur due to an obstruction of fuel or the inability to correctly mix the right ratio of fuel to oxygen. This could be due to dirty or clogged fuel injectors, throttle body or...
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I have a problem with keeping the vehicle running
Hi there. You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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Fuel pressure
You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding...
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replace right and left front moter mounts on 1996 jeep cherokee limited 5.2 V8
To replace the left and right motor mounts is going to be 1.5 hours labor plus any service call charges and parts.
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Both pressures on ac system show high
You should first turn off a/c and see if system equalizes and then turn on system. If pressures on the high side goes too high then you have an expansion valve that is not working correctly and needs replaced. Make...

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