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The window glass lift plates tend to bend or break and cause the window glass to tilt and bind in the door. The lift plates can be replaced separately from the window regulator. In more severe cases, however, a new window regulator may also require replacement.

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Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

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Fatigued or broken wires to the output speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control, erratic shifting, and speedometer operation. This may also cause Check Engine Light illumination.

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Software updates are available to address transmission issues. However, due to the age of these vehicles, mechanical failures are more likely to be causing transmission problems. If a mechanical failure is repaired or the transmission is replaced, it is important to make sure any software updates have been taken care of. Failure to do so could result in continuing transmission issues.

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On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illumination.

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On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illumination.

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A ticking sound (lasting only two to three seconds) may be heard when starting a cold engine. Worn swivel pads on the exhaust rocker arms are commonly the cause. Worn swivel pads will require replacement.

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A damaged cam position sensor (or its wires and connector) can cause intermittent stalling, stumbles, or hard starting.

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Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

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The AC drive belt tensioner bracket can crack and cause the belt to make noise or jump off the pulleys. The AC system may stop working as well. A cracked bracket could damage the cylinder head; it should be replaced.

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There was a recall on the brake master cylinder in order to fix a problem that causes the brakes to drag when the brake pedal is not pressed. If the brakes drag, they will fade, causing overheating and increased stopping distance. The master cylinder is replaced under the recall.

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An under-tensioned alternator drive belt may cause a growling noise in the engine area at low speeds (usually when accelerating from a stop). This is often mistaken for catalytic converter failure.

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If the ignition key does not turn and/or cannot be removed, a new lock cylinder may be needed. A worn key can also cause similar problems.

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When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.

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Failure to use the correct automatic transmission fluid and follow the maintenance schedule can result in shifting problems.

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