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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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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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I have a 1998 dodge Ram 1500 5.2 v8, seems to be in limp mode. Changed the gov solenoid no engine light now but still not shifting
The transmission fluid pressures and shifting will need additional diagnosis to determine if the transmission has internal damage or a solenoid and valve body is the cause of the no shifting out of second gear. Make sure you have check...
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can manual transmission with low fluid slip gears
If you are driving your truck with the rear driveshaft removed then you are feeling the transfer case slipping internally since this vehicle has internal clutches in the transfer case that let the front and rear driveshafts equalize. You are...
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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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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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When I have the heater on defrost it's only cool air
The lack of heat being generated by your system may indicate a clogged heater core. The heater core is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this...
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Overheating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Need to Locate windshield gasket 1987 Dodge B150 van Safelite tech threw away tried classic car shops with no luck
You might be able to find a used gasket via a used parts website such as Car-part.com. If not, either one of the major auto glass installers, or a custom body shop, will have to either use off the shelf...
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Is it possible to swap a Jeep Cherokee engine v8 into a 2003 Ford explorer?
I wouldn't say that this is impossible but some serious modifications would need to be done to make it happen.
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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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