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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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Old belt was sqeeking, new belt does not but it slips off constantley. The old belt stays on though. Why is this?
Check to be sure that the new belt is actually the right part number or, better yet, use an OEM (dealer) belt. Also, be sure the tensioner is the right part number or use an OEM sourced tensioner. Check to...
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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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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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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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Truck does not start
Hi There, A number of things may cause the truck no to start. In the case of a fuel delivery problem, this may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty or dirty idle air...
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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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Engine dies and backfires
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem that may be getting an inconsistent amount of fuel to the motor, which may be what is causing the backfiring and the bogging down. A faulty or leaking...
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Hello i have a 1998 dodge durango with the 5.2 liter magnum motor in it. It has a whining noise coming from the engine. It dosnt s
Hi there. Although a supercharger sound is great to hear with most Dodge performance engines, this sound on a street car is often an indicator of two different problems. First, it could be a vacuum or exhaust leak or perhaps...
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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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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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Where can find a replacment steeribg colomn for a 1987 dodge diplomat ,original or comparable?
I looked up your application at Car-Part.com and I see quite a few used steering columns that are exact matches for your car as well as an identification of all the interchange years and models for the column. I think...
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Truck has a problem idling. 1996 dodge ram 1500.
There could be an issue with the clutch pressure plate springs. One or more of the springs may be damaged causing the pressure plate to apply at an angle making the clutch assembly lock up with the transmission input shaft...
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engine swap
The engines are exact interchanges (per the catalog). You will need Chrysler part # 04338876 for a new pilot sleeve bearing. If you are interested in an engine replacement, YourMechanic professionals in certain locales can assist with that. Please simply...
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Full exhaust system is not hooked up.
Check to see what on your exhaust system is hooked up. If your catalytic converter is hooked up and the pipes are hooked to the engine with good gaskets, then as long as the sensors are working, there is nothing...
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Will all of the steering colomns in the link work for my 87 dodge diplomat? http://car-part.com/cgi-bin/search.cgi
The Car-Part.com database uses interchange data to display parts matches for individual makes, models and years. As you know, there is a proliferation of part variations that can often make it maddening to obtain exact and appropriate replacement parts. The...
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I have a truck that won't run and is not getting gas to the engine. Fuel pump is running, have a new filter and new fuel pressure
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a clogged fuel injector or potentially a faulty injector that is fried internally. I would suggest testing them if you have access to a multi meter. Disconnect the injector from the electrical...
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Won't start
Hi there. One thing that even professional mechanics tend to forget is double checking all electrical connections to sensors and engine monitors that might have been disconnected during the serpentine belt and pulley change. In most cases, it's the crankshaft...
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No fire motor turns over. Changed ignition coil crank shaft position sensor and idol air control sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having one of several issues. If you have a slow crank, then the engine is not able to start because the starter is not going fast enough. Next you will...

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