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My 2003 Dodge Durango will not move in reverse, but drives fine in drive?
Hi There, This is a somewhat common problem with the Dodge Durango transmissions and is often times linked to low transmission fluid for a period of time that will eventually result in the transmission bands being damaged similar to clutches...
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I changed the cap,rotor, and spark plugs. now my dodge ram 2500 5.9L. won't start it's trying to turn over but won't. what is this
If the vehicle was starting fine before you replaced the cap and rotor and spark plugs then you need to go back to your installation of the plug wires on the distributor cap. You may have put them back on...
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How do I tell where my distributor needs to be set? I have the cap on and the rotor facing at 1 on TDC compression stroke
Hi there. It's very difficult for us to help you here as we can't post images of proper distributor alignment for this type of Dodge V-8 engine. In any case, I would recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for...
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replace radiator hose
If you have sensors in the upper and lower hoses then I suggest checking to make sure you can remove them and cut the new hose? Otherwise you will need to get factory hose with sensors installed in them. The...
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Can a motor seize without giving any signs
Hi There, It is not uncommon for a motor to fail internally even without warning. This can happen when rod bearings or main bearings fail and will usually happen very quickly without much warning. In some cases, you may hear...
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No power past Starter Solenoid
Hey there. That is a tough one. If your not getting power past the solenoid, the only thing I would consider is that the ground connection from the starter is faulty or the wire itself is frayed. On an older...
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I have a 1980 jeep j 20 and can only find two Zurk fittings one either u joint and was curious if there is anymore else where?
You can rely on your visual inspection as there will be only one fitting per joint, so you found them all at least on the drive shaft. Any component (including suspension components) that you see that does not have a...
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Crankshaft turning
Hi There, You may want to double check the installation of the main bearings. If these are not perfectly set inside the main journals with the main caps properly fit, the crank may not turn as smoothly as it should...
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Trying to change 2002 Dodge ram 1500 5.9 ltr engine with 2000 Dodge ram 1500 5.9 and motor mounts don't line up
Hi there. Although the engines are the same size internally, it is very common for manufacturers to change the location of engine mounts both on the engine and the interior of the engine compartment. Unfortunately, this type of swap would...
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73 f100 360 FE lurches then stalls when put in gear
Hi there. Typically when you put the truck in gear and it stalls, it's caused by a fuel delivery problem; usually a defective fuel pump, dirty fuel filters or a fuel filter installed backwards in some instances. It could also...
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Gm I need a power steering pump or should I get power steering fluid? I have leaks coming out what should I do
If the power steering pump is leaking then you should replace the pump since it is under pressure and no stop leak will stop it from leaking.
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When i turn the key in my 2000 dodge dakota, all the power comes on but the engine won't crank over.
Starters sometimes develop intermittent faults due to bad spots on the armature. Try hitting the starter with a rubber mallet. If the car starts, the starter is probably defective. A more scientific approach is to test for power to the...
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How difficult should putting a new hub assembly on be
Hi there. Replacing a wheel bearing or hub assembly is not a job that should be completed if you haven't done it before or without having a professional mechanic provide some onsite assistance. It's always best to have a professional...
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i got a 2003 dodge durango, and i need a diagram show me where or location are each PLENUM PAN BOLT TIGHTENING SEQUENCE, or bolt a
Hi there. Unfortunately we are unable to attach documents or pictures through this platform. Your best option to get the diagram you are seeking is to search online or purchase a service and repair manual for your 2003 dodge Durango....
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Why are my brake lights, hazard lights, and turn signal fuses keep blowing on my 1998 dodge ram 1500?
Hi there. A fuse will continue to pop if there is an electrical short or exposed wire in between the fuse to the component(s) it is powering - or returning to the fuse. Since there are multiple lights powered by...
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Is it safe to drive locally with u joint trouble
Hi there. It really depends on the type of damage that your U-joint is experiencing. If the joint is slightly loose, driving around town might be OK. However, anytime a mechanical component is found to be damaged, it is better...
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Heater and wipers not working
Hi there. Well, to be honest, the police had nothing to do with messing up the Durango's heater and wipers. That was the fault of the mechanic who services the vehicle - lol. In all seriousness, if the heater and...
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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How do I remove a broken bolt out of thermostat housing
Hi there. If the bolt is sticking out, then you can use a pair of vice grips to help remove the bolt or weld on a nut. If the bolt is broke off inside the threaded gallery, then you will...
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I recently ran my truck hot.
Was a compression test done on the engine before it was started for the first time? Depending on where the knocking is coming from, there may be a deeper internal engine failure either from the overheating or it was not...

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