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Battery?
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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On a 2000 dodge with 5.9 letter engine. I have no power from the coil to the distributor. What would be my next step in troubleshooting?
Hi there. Check the wiring to the coil and see if there is battery voltage going to the coil. If there is battery voltage, then the ignition coil needs replaced. If there is no voltage to the coil, then check...
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Check engine light will not go out.
You will need to check the engine codes to see what the codes are saying. The oxygen sensors could have a wire broken on them and causing the light to be on or the engine could be running lean or...
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Brakes
If your vehicle is equipped with anti-lock braking, you have to either bleed the ABS pump and valving (per Factory Service Manual instructions) or use a bi-directional scan tool to remotely actuate the ABS system during brake bleeding. Otherwise, in...
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brakes
Hi Joseph: A malfunction in the power brake booster would not cause a low pedal or excessive pedal travel. With regard to ABS, look for wheel speed sensors at the wheel hubs. If there is wiring to any of the...
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2002 Dodge Ram radio and dome lights don't work
The IOD fuse is a 20 amp fuse located in cavity #51 of the integrated power module (IPM). This fuse provides power to the instrument cluster, diagnostic connector, map lamps, glove box, courtesy lamps, radio and underhood light. First, check...
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No spark 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello - your symptoms suggest someone may have "worked on" this without your awareness of what might have been done. Hate that! You will likely have to get out a voltmeter and start following the electrical path to the plugs....
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Engine
It's quite possible that your source to this problem is rather simple; such as fuel injectors or the throttle body that is clogged with excessive carbon deposits. I would start by cleaning these components and seeing if it clears up...
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I replaced solenoid and and sensor in my transmission still won't shift properly 1997 Dodge RAM 1500
Hi - the lack of up-shifting in your transmission could be an internal speed sensor, or line pressure failing to engage higher gear clutch packs. With your higher mileage, this is difficult to tell without real diagnostic testing. Check for...
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Need to know which transmission I have in my vehicle.
Your vehicle has a A518/46RE type of transmission for the year of 2000. This model fits from the vehicle years of 1998 through 2002.
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doesn't move when i put it in reverse but then i put it in 4 low then reverse and it slips but it moves.
You have the Chrysler 46RE transmission. Among the possible causes of what you describe is a rear servo piston that is sticking or broken, pin bore wear and/or the reverse band is slipping. The servo piston on the 46RE has...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 sport 4x4
If you didn't change plug wires, cap and rotor, those could be causes. Also, the distributor itself would have to be tested. As far as the fuel injectors, you just want to be sure they are actually getting a signal,...
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Vibrates in reverse
Hi there. Without inspecting the vehicle personally, we could only guess at what might be causing this type of vibration or noise. In some cases, the vibration is caused by the rear gear or driveshaft as the vehicle is put...
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Electrical Short/Power dimming when brakes pressed. Turn signal fuse blowing. 1980 Dodge B200
Hello - you have electrical problems for sure, possibly more than one. A short in the steering column wiring seems likely. This problem can be diagnosed by connecting an ammeter to the positive (red) battery cable, observe the current drain...
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Serpentine belt/Water Pump?
This is typically a sign that a bearing has failed inside the water pump. When the bearing fails it allows the shaft that drives the pulley to move around, and is probably what is causing the belt to be thrown....
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Loss of power
You should have the fuel pressure checked to see if it is in specifications. If it is then problem is going to most likely be carbon build up on the injectors and intake valves. You can run cleaner through fuel...
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Fuel pump has no power
This sounds like you may not have any power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires. There should be power on one wire and switched power on the other wire. To activate...
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My brake light is still on, but my brakes were just redone, why is that?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The brake warning light on the dashboard can be triggered by any sensor or electrical issue in the brake system. The best way to narrow down the possible issues is to have the diagnostic...
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How long in a shop would an engine shop for a ~ 1970's dodge truck take?
Hi there. Completing an engine swap is not really one of those jobs I would advise making a decision based on how fast it will take. The fact is that the time it take to complete an engine shop depends...
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I have problems I bought halo headlights and I was trying to install them but I noticed my passenger blinker doesn't turn on only
Hi there. When one blinker is not working it is typically due to either a damaged blinker light bulb or in this case, a faulty electrical relay that is damaged, an exposed electrical wire or wiring harness that is causing...

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