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Have rapid clicking noise around the transfer case.
Sounds like the shifter solenoid is stuck in a position and will not disengage. Try removing the harness to the shifter solenoid on the transfer case and see if the noise goes away. If it does, then the shifter solenoid...
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Truck ticking when trying to start after replacing transmission.
Hello. If you are certain the starter is good you may want to check the connections leading to/from starter and the connections related to the transmission removal. I've seen on different occasions where loose or disconnected wiring such as a...
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Car won't start unless I let go of the ignition switch
Hi There, I believe the reason it starts when you disengage the starter is due to the fact that system voltage is being dragged down by the starter, thus when you disengage the starter the system voltage rises again. The...
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A rubbing noise in front wheel
It really depends on whether or not you were experiencing the noise before you made these repairs. If so, the issue could be caused by a CV joint that is damaged. I would recommend having one of our mobile mechanics...
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i have a 2005 dodge ram 1500 that makes a clicking noise when i turn what is this
If your vehicle is 4WD with CV axles in the front, a common cause of clicking and clunking in the circumstances that you describe is a faulty outer CV joint. Such can often be detected on visual exam and with...
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My suv wont accelerate at the time i press on the gas, hesitate, sluggish.
Hello. I'll be happy to help you with your vehicle. The oxygen sensor code may be related to the sluggish acceleration, in consideration that a bad catalytic converter could cause a check engine light for the oxygen sensor. A bad...
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Have rapid clicking
If your transfer case does not have a shift solenoid, then the Throttle Valve cable could be installed incorrectly making a clicking sound. This will only occur when the engine is running and the vehicle is in motion. Most likely,...
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Significant vibrations after new rims and tires installation.
Unless you were previously able to operate at 90 MPH with no vibration, I would not necessarily expect such success now with the new tires and wheels. Once you get up to speeds like that, there are lots of possible...
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Hi there. In order to keep your Jeep Grand Cherokee running great, you might find our maintenance schedulevery handy. This will let you know when routine service and maintenance is due.
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Exhaust question
Hello. Replacing the muffler tip will generally produce little noticeable differences in the muffler original sound. You may hear a deeper tone at idle but it has minimal changes on the driving tone of the exhaust. The rule of thumb...
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I have a 1990 Chevy 4x4 short wheel base step side with an automatic transmission.
If the front drive shaft is spinning and not able to be engaged, then the chain in the transfer case could be broken. For the transmission to be in neutral in all the gears, but lock up in the park...
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I have a 1994 Chevrolet c1500 red 5.7 v8. I replaced the alternator, battery, and starter. All I hear is a ding sound when I turn the key to the 'START' position.
Hi there. The starter needs shims to help clear the starter pinion gear to the ring gear on the flex plate. The starter pinion gear is hitting the ring gear and not sliding into the ring gear due to a...
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Truck turns over but don't start
Hi there. In many cases when a crankshaft position sensor issue is found, the actual culprit is the wiring harness that has been damaged and needs to also be replaced. If this was not completed when you replaced the sensor,...
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Spring thaw starting issues 1988 Pontiac Trans Am
Hello - your symptoms suggest a problem with idle control mechanisms, most likely the idle air control valve, or a dirty or malfunctioning throttle body. Also possible are dirty/gummed up injectors as well. I recommend a stalling at idle inspection...
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How to hook up the shift cable.
The kickdown cable is too tight and needs to be back off. The kickdown cable controls the throttle valve on the transmission which overrides the transmission shifting. If the cable is too tight, then the transmission will not shift and...
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Rough idle and stalling after coming off the highway.
Hi there. Sometimes the best fix is the simplest solution. On you list of things you have completed, what is missing is cleaning fuel injectors and the throttle body. Typically idle issues and stalling after frequent fuel delivery (like on...
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what other year and make can I use the transmission out of
Hi there. I think you might be better served to contact a local transmission replacement shop or research online for advice on this matter. We focus on completing OEM repairs and maintenance; and wouldn't recommend attempting this type of swap....
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Vehicle stalls at idle, on highway all speeds, stop lights. Will restart most times.
Hello. You likely have a faulty transmission control module or engine control module. The no communication code has been experienced by many technicians, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Challenger owners alike. The cause of a lost communication code on your particular...
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low idle runs better when map sensor is unplugged boggs down
Hello. Unplugging a sensor to see if it will make any difference is an old-fashioned way to test a sensor on an engine. If the vehicle runs better without the sensor unplugged it most likely means that the sensor is...
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What does my car randomly stall/cut out at all speeds and idling in park. in my 2006 Chrysler 300
Hello. It sounds like you have had a lot of work done trying to fix this issue. It sounds like you either have a communication wiring issue or an ignition switch that is failing. I usually test the ignition switch...

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