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Car goes forward when put in reverse backup lights do not come on
Hi there. The most common cause of this type of problem is a transmission sensor, or linkage malfunction or a pressure imbalance in the transmission. With these issues, the car is unsafe to drive until this is resolved. You should...
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Engine turns but wont start.
Hi JR. You might want to check your cold start injector; especially if you're smelling fuel; as this can be a sign of improper air/fuel mixture which essentially is creating a rich situation. The cold start injector, also referred to...
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Starting
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. Things like ignition coils,...
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Should a heater tube on the water pump produce coolant flow instantly when disconnected on a 1995 Dodge B2500
Hello. If the coolant level is where it should be then you should get some flow from the heater tube. It will not be a lot of flow, but there should be some. If there is none then you may...
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When replacing the ecu, do I have to have it programmed upon installation?
The PCM will need to be programmed if you have theft system that is factory installed. The PCM will need to be programmed to communicate with the theft module.
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98 zj 5.2 v8 with coolant leak but not overheating
The only way to make sure where it is leaking is to put pressure on the cooling system and then visual check the entire system to locate the leak. The water pump is the most common cause of the leak...
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My truck originally started having difficulties with shifting.
Hi there. The transmission is slipping and breaking down from the inside. When the fluid was replaced, the fluid may have cleaned some parts of the transmission, but then the fluid could have cleaned too much of the materials making...
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Backup light comes on when brake i depress
First, make sure the reverse lights are not just simply always on, which might signify a fault with the neutral safety switch. If indeed, illumination is only occurring with brake light illumination, check to be sure that you have the...
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It won't start. It just turns over
This may be related to many different possibilities related to a lack of spark, some of which you have already replaced. For example, if the ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition module are faulty,...
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Leaking antifreeze
The leak you are describing is the radiator core leaking. You should have the system pressure tested to see if the radiator core is leaking in the center or the side tank is leaking.
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Pedals not getting harder and barley any pressure in the lines
A good rule of thumb when foot-bleeding any brake system is to not let the brake pedal go to the floor while bleeding. Allowing that excessive travel can and frequently does cause at least the primary seal in the master...
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Car Stalling
You would benefit from a stalling diagnostic. The responding certified mechanic would check for diagnostic trouble codes to see if there are any obvious clues. If no codes have set (this is checked with a scan tool), among the likely...
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Oil pressure fluctuating and clicking noise from engine.
Hi there. The noise seems to be a lifter tap. Either a lifter is stuck or there is no oil to the lifter causing the rocker arm to tap and creating the noise you are hearing. Try putting one quart...
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wheel bearings
If the brake line burst due to corrosion (not unusual), that of course would not be caused by a wheel bearing failure. The most common scenario when bearings fail soon after installation occurs when the installer fails to use a...
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I replaced the dash and took blown airbag out
Considering that the vehicle was starting fine before and the only difference between then and now is that the passenger air bag is missing, I would recommend installing a passenger side air bag. Once this has been done, the vehicle...
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Heater
Hi There, You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that...
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What are the odds of all injectors(or however many it takes for truck not to start) get clogged up. Truck was running fine and now it won't start.
Hi there. Check the fuel injectors for power to the harness on each injector. Make sure that there is a voltage reference. If there is no voltage reference, then there may be an issue with the main harness from the...
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Alarm system stays on.
Hi there. Anytime electrical components are repaired, serviced or replaced, it's best practices to remove both the positive and negative battery terminals. The negative terminal is a ground that allows the circuit to complete. It's possible that while removing your...
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I have no heat.
If a coolant hose is disconnected you can't run the engine to determine whether coolant flowed or will flow. Often, after a cooling system is drained, if there is no heat, what has happened is air has gotten trapped in...
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My battery was tested and when I jump it the truck starts, take them off and it dies instantly.
If the car starts and runs with the use of a "jumper" battery, but stalls immediately when you remove that battery, that means your battery is dead and, as well, there could be something wrong with your charging system. Of...

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