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1999 Dodge Durango Gauges and Radio Quit

I have a 1999 Dodge Durango, v8 5.9l and 360 engine, all my gauges and aftermarket radio worked fine until my brother put the battery from my moms van in my car so my alternator could charge hers, I drove on my moms battery for 2-3 weeks with no problems whatsoever, gauges worked fine and radio…

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2001 Dodge 1500 Moves Forward When In Park

I got a 2001 Dodge 1500 and changed the filter and fluid in the transmission now it acts like it stays in forward gears in all shifts with the shifter even park. Mechanic JK: Did it have any problems shifting before? How did the fluid look when it came out? Yea shifted hard in 1st…

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Dodge Van Engine Goes To Hot Mark On Gauge

Engine gets hot. Gauge goes to the hot line. Radiator and top hose not getting hot, but top hose feels under pressure and no thermostat. Mechanic JK: What make model and year vehicle is this? There is no thermostat in the engine? 1995 dodge van 360 engine Was the thermostat taken out to try to…

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1998 Dodge Ram Burning Oil

I have a 1998 Dodge Ram Sport 1500 4×4 only 141000KM, it’s burning to much oi. I went 275km and had to add 2litres. Can anyone tell me what the problem might be? That is quite a bit of oil that the engine is burning! You could have a severe internal engine problem like a…

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1996 Dodge Dakota Speedometer Not Registering

I have a 1996 Dodge Dakota and my speedometer isn’t registering. I’ve replaced the speed sensor and it still doesn’t register. ProTech: You could have a faulty speedometer, which would require replacement of the instrument cluster. Or there could be a wiring problem somewhere between the vehicle speed sensor and instrument panel gagues cluster. OK,…

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1998 Dodge Durango Power Locks and Horns Don’t Work

1998 Dodge Durango. Driver side power door lock won’t lock electronically. I have replaced the power door lock and it still does the same thing. When I test the connection, I have (I forget exactly) 1.x current when I unlock, but only half that amount (or less) when I lock. Not sure where to look…

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2003 Dodge Door Locks And Engine Bearing Problem

I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 and just recently the door ajar light comes on and the door locks try to lock on acceleration only when I take my foot off the gas it stops until I accelerate again what could be causing this. ProTech: You have a bad door jamb switch. Where would…

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Can’t Shift Into Gear on My 2000 Dodge Truck

I have a 2000 Dodge 2500 Cummins Diesel and its been sitting for awhile. it got moved about thirty yards away but anyway now it wont shift into any gears. it feels like the lever is just sliding up and down Protech: Hello, how did it get moved? Did you drive it? No it was in…

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Lift Kit and Dodge Durango ABS Brake Problems

I just replaced the front drive shaft on my 2001 Dodge Durango, now my ABS light and brake light keep coming on. Does this have anything to do with the drive shaft. ProTech: Is this the shaft between the transfer case and the front differential, or one of the front wheel drive axles? Yes, between…

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