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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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I have a 94 RAM b250 van,the driver side is making a loud clunking noise when turning or driving.upon inspection,the knuckle assem
Worn ball joints and tie rod ends could account for the noise. If you have CV axles in the front, failure of the outboard CV joint would cause similar noise. To have those suspension components inspected, and replaced as needed,...
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44re. Trans flter, transducer and gov pressure solenoid replaced. Get loud clunk now going into reverse. fluid level is good.
I would recommend placing the vehicle back on all four wheels and see if that noise still exists. I would also recommend test driving the vehicle to determine if the transmission functions properly otherwise. If the noise only happens one...
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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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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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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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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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oil gauge going up and down
Hi Johnathan. Thanks for submitting your question today. Typically an issue like this is caused by one of two things, either the oil pressure sensor is faulty or loose, or there is an obstruction either in the filter or the...
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Q: engine codes
Hi Jonathan. Thanks for sending your question today. The code that is easier to identify is the P-0740 issue. What the P0740 code means is that the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected something unusual within the torque converter clutch...
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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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I have a 1988 Chrysler Fifth Ave,everything under the hood was wet now it's been 3days and still won't start
Excessive moisture and, worse, liquid water, all over the engine will cause electrical components to malfunction. The engine should be inspected to determine if it can be "dried out" and to determine which connectors and components need to be removed...
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Need factory pin code to reset immobilizer 98 Durango due to battery dis connect
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we're not best suited to provide that type of information through this platform. Your best option is to contact a local Dodge dealership to receive the pin code you need to reset...
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what transmissions are interchangeable with my 1997 dodge ram 1500 4x4 v8 5.2
The transmission from the 1996 model year of your truck will interchange IF the Tag IDs are identical. No other model years will work, only 1996-1997. If you are looking for a transmission, simply go to Car-Part.com and you will...
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Horn and alarm wires crossed 97 jeep grand cherokee
Hi Mirian. Thanks for sending in your question today. The best way to tackle this job is to download or purchase a wiring diagram for your Jeep. Unfortunately, we're unable to attach documents to this platform, so you might want...
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Timing issue on a 1996 ram 1500 5.2
If the valve timing was off at speed, inasmuch as the 5.2L is an interference engine, you want to first rule out mechanical damage. A way to do that is perform a compression test on all cylinders. If compression is...
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Turn signals do not work but hazards do
The turn signals use fuse number 6 in interior fuse box and have a seperate flasher from the hazards. If the hazards work then the turn signals should work. You should check fuse for power at fuse box and flasher...
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Hello I have multiple cylinder misfire codes and I've replace the spark plugs, wires, distributor cap and rotor, and there is also
You should have the fuel checked to see if there is water in the fuel. This will cause misfires. If fuel is not the issue and you already replaced ignition components then suspect clogged injectors. For the transmission slip this...
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my transmission is having a hard time shifting into 3rd. its a high mileage vehicle 267k miles. the fluid is brown. what do i do.?
Check the transmission throttle valve (TV) cable. There is a return spring on this assembly that sometimes is gone or faulty. Changing the fluid and filter will not cause the transmission to malfunction. However, prior to doing that, external pressures...
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My transmission pan is stuck due to the previous owners over use of silicone. how can i get the pan off.?
Hi Jonathan. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In cases like this, there really are only two options. First, if the pan has too much RTV on it, it's best to use a brake cleaner or other solvent to attempt to...

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