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Tire pressure with load and heat

As long as you are running Light Truck (LT) tires, you should be just fine. Manufacturers take into account the tire pressure is going to go up due to heat buildup. This is why you check tire ...
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Rotors - Slotted and cross drilled, are they better than OEM rotors?

No, you are best off with blank rotors(no slots, no holes) just like stock. Slotted rotors are more aggressive on the pads. Drilled rotors are plain dangerous unless they are a good quality(read ...
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Can't find out a correct fuel pump for my vehicle

It appears there are two pumps which it could actually be. One each for the left and right sides of the vehicle. The part numbers I can find are: Right side: Spectra Premium - SP7050M Bosch - 67774 ...
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will it freeze if i leave it overnight with no antifreeze or water

With no antifreeze or water, there is nothing to freeze so it will be fine to leave it drained of all coolant overnight.
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2014 Dodge Dart Starting Issue

There is a bad connection at the battery. By connecting the jump cable, you are disturbing the connection and making it connect better. Remove both connectors from the battery and clean all the ...
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Wheel stuck to Rotor

The easiest way to take care of this which I've found is to: Jack up and secure the vehicle (or wheel) Take all lug nuts off Sit on your butt in front of the offending wheel With your feet, pound ...
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2000 Dodge Neon P1390 Cam/Crank Correlation

I checked a known good waveform (cannot copy here, copyrighted). Yours is shifted just a bit to the right. Around your frame 95 that cam sensor vertical line should exactly bisect the horizontal line ...
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The ac clutch kicks on and off in sync with the radiator fan. This is definitely not right. Whats wrong?

I checked ALLDATA. The A/C switch grounds the AC SELECT input at the Powertarain Control Module (PCM). The high (normally closed) and low (normally open) pressure switches in series (may be the ...
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Dodge w150 318 727 torqueflite; need help with wiring

Sounds like a bad ground. I would install new ground wires. Get some heavy cable (like 2-6 gauge multi strand) and solder some lugs onto it. Wire the battery to body, then that same point on the ...
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will it freeze if i leave it overnight with no antifreeze or water

If you had antifreeze in there before you started your repair, your motor will be fine. The antifreeze ISN'T so the ENGINE doesn't freeze, it's just "winter-grade" coolant. Basically, during normal ...
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Dodge 2006 Grand Caravan fuse F6

Had the description a little wrong. Added how Chrysler describes the power outlet system with annotations in (). The power outlet on the instrument panel marked with a battery receives battery ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 3.7 engine knock

The 3.7 is notorious for having a rocker arm fall off and or lifters collapsing. This is usually accompanied by a check engine light being illuminated. Use a stethoscope or a long screw driver and ...
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2002 Dodge Durango brake lights not working

If the "third" brake light is working the switch is okay. The bulbs have been changed, and I assume with the correct bulbs. Has there been any work done recently? Has a trailer hitch been installed? ...
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What type of power steering fluid do I use in my 1987 Dodge Dakota, 3.9 L, 2 wheel drive pickup?

According to this pdf, all pre-1998 Chrysler/Dodge vehicles should be using plain old power steering fluid. Those after 1998 should be using ATF-4 unless specified differently. NOTE: The Crossfire ...
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2015 Dodge Dart

The evaporator drain in the HVAC case is clogged. Basically, the condensation that comes off the air conditioner when running collects in the plastic case that surrounds it, and then drains through a ...
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Does my ac compresser use oil

Yes, but... The Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor is a device designed to pump vapor/gas and NOT liquid. When your car was built at the factory, they add a very specific amount of PAG oil to the ...
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'06 Charger Broken Glove Box Latch

Although I haven't done one of these in particular (but a bunch of the little pink shift interlock levers; darn Mopar), here is my suggestion: Your glovebox latch assembly is broken. Busticated. ...
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Drove car through deep flooding. Engine chugging. Now won't start

Your experience w/ the drive home sounds like the ECU entered 'limp-home' mode. You may have shorted out some sensor or other electronics that is keeping it from operating correctly now. Sometimes ...
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No Heat No Clue

The thermostat is a valve that helps your engine cool correctly. When the engine is cold, all engine coolant flows within the engine block; the thermostat is closed in that condition. As the engine ...
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Is error code P1684 common when the battery is replaced?

In response to your questions: Could the battery replacement be the only reason for P1684? Assuming you mean the sole reason, as in cause the code by itself, yes it could. Anything that results in ...
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Brakes still smoke in hot weather despite replacing a plethora of parts

I have had this problem with several vehicles in my time...it was the soft rubber flexible lines that went bad, it allows fluid to the calipers but because of denigration wont allow it to go back when ...
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What can cause a brake light on the Driver side not to work although, the passenger side works

The most likely cause of this is that the bulb has burned out. Unless you have upgraded the tail lights to use LEDs then they will be standard incandescent bulbs which burn out and need replacement ...
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TPMS broken after valve replacement

While Josh is right they don't usually need to be replaced together, the TPMS is integral with the valve stem. To fix the valve stem may require replacement, which would mean the TPMS would need to be ...
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Is this an appropriate amount of "sliding yoke" visible on an 86 Dodge B250 / A727 Torqueflite transmission?

It looks like it's a bit too far out, however, let me pose a couple of questions: Are there any modifications to the truck? (ie: is it lifted) Does the driveshaft move at all in the up/down or left ...
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Car starts only when I jump it

You have listed the obvious reasons your car is not starting. I would suggest starting with a visual inspection of the the battery terminals and cable connectors to see if they are clean and are ...
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2007 Dodge Charger 3.5L V6 won't turn over, but starter and relay appear to be working

Remove the starter relay from its socket and connect a 12v bulb (something like 5w) across what would be the relay coil contacts in the socket. You should be able to just push some wires into the ...
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New fuel pump, but car didn't start until tank was about half full

Not vapor lock, but air lock. Different principle but the same effect. Air lock will only happen on a new install or if the tank is drained. The working parts of the pump are surrounded by air with ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 overheating

I believe that fan has a two speed motor, three leads on it. One is low speed operation which is turned on by the AC system. The second is the warm engine connection which is high speed fan. This ...
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Roof paint peeling badly, with rust -- what to do?

Sand, find Rustoleum paint to match your van. Check to see if Rustoleum makes car paint first. Make sure it is gloss. I do know they make a top coat for cars. I have 0 funds and I have a 1979 Chevy ...
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Abnormal wiper speeds and intermittent failure of wipers, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

I replaced the wiper assembly (wiper motor, module and transmission arm) it restored all the functions. Intermittent now works perfectly and the slight delay on the right wiper from the pivot being ...
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