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Engine swap!
The main problem in such a swap is the engine computers for the two engines you are referring to are not interchangeable. And, you cannot flash re-program your existing computer to work with the new engine because the two use...
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Truck cranks but will not start
Of course, check to see if any diagnostic trouble codes have been recorded by the PCM. Check fuel adequacy and pressure (note, "old" fuel can result in no start) and check for function of fuel injectors. If you suspect inadequate...
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Heater blowing lukewarm air. Had thermostat and gasket changed plus heater core back flushed. No change.
The heater is reliant on the engine temperature getting up to and maintaining normal operating temperature. Once this is verified then you can check both heater hoses in and out of heater core with blower on low speed and heater...
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My truck will not start.
A no crank situation can be caused by a number of issues. First off, the battery, even though it has enough power to light up accessories like lights, radio,etc, may not have enough cranking amps to turn the engine. The...
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Do you have to have a Catalytic converter on your vehicle in Indiana?
Short answer id Yes you have to have one on this vehicle. The longer answer is that your vehicle falls under the Federal Emissions Standard for the 2001 year. The vehicle has to meet the Federal standards and Indiana can...
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Truck shuts off when i stop before I hit the brake pedal but idles just fine. What can cause that to happen?
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by many things. A few common causes are issues with the fuel, ignition, or engine management systems. If any of the components to one or more of these systems fails or has an issue...
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What would cause my GEN light and low battery gauge readings
Hi There, This is quite likely a sign of a failing alternator which is generally what causes the GEN light to come on. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by...
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Can I change gear ratio of my rearend if I also change the front
When it comes to a four wheel drive vehicle, it doesn't really matter what gears you use, as long as they match on the front and rear. So, if you wanted to switch to a 355 gear, that would be...
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Engine stalls when put into gear
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by a wide variety of issues. Anything from transmission issues, fuel problems, to wiring problems can all cause an engine to stall when put into gear. If you recently rebuilt the transmission it may...
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Starter problem
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starer relay or potentially a bad starter. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is quite likely you have a faulty starter solenoid. This is a...
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Poor performance
With the information that you provided, I would look at either the catalytic converter being clogged, or the actual fuel pressure getting to the fuel rail. As the converter ages, it is possible that the substrate in the converter can...
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My dodge has a loose part that appears to be a thick circular metal component of the crankshaft pulley assembly.
Quote requested by customer to have the harmonic balancer replaced has been sent to the CS department.
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My Durango is idealing at about 1100-1800 rpm in park and occasionally it will Race up to 3000 rpm in drive .
A high idle can be caused bu a few different issues. A Vacuum leak in the intake system, either a cracked air intake boot or intake manifold gasket can cause this. If the engine is sucking in too much air,...
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no breaks
The codes relating to the ABS malfunction should be downloaded and whatever the malfunction is, it should be repaired. ABS systems generate pressure spikes and who knows maybe the system is somehow actuating when it's not supposed to causing the...
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I have a leaking gasket on the timing chain cover.
Hi Ed: Depending on where you live, one of our mobile mechanics can complete a timing cover replacement. The best way to get a good price quote is to fill out this quote form and one of our sales professionals...
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Sounds like vacuum leak
When you suspect a vacuum leak on the engine it may be a cracked hose or a gasket leak. The best way to find it is to use a hose to your ear and move around the engine intake and...
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Can't go forward but I can go backwards, middle of winter. It's like truck holds when I put it into drive
I am assuming that your truck has drum brakes in the rear, so please understand that this is where the following comments are coming from. If you use your parking brake in extremely cold conditions, especially on older vehicles that...
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No heat when I turn on the heater
Hi Tiffany, 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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Backfiring and engine hesitation problems 1999 Dodge RAM 2500
Hello - backfiring and loss of power are usually symptoms of a lean mixture, often caused by unmetered air leaks in the intake system. This could be caused by a leaking air hose, or stuck EGR valve. Check for problem...
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truck engaging
Hi Bruce. Typically when this problem occurs, it's due to a slipping or worn out torque converter on an automatic transmission. However, with modern transmissions, sensors and internal components, it could be caused by other internal parts damage inside the...

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