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Verified for the Dodge Ram 3500
Oil or coolant may seep at the timing cover gasket; replace the gasket with a revised gasket.
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Verified for the Dodge Neon
There was a problem with porous cylinder head castings that allowed oil to leak into the coolant. The low oil pressure light would come on intermittently due to low oil level and excessive oil could be found in the coolant reservoir. A new cylinder head would be needed.
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Verified for the Dodge Neon
There was a problem with porous cylinder head castings that allowed oil to leak into the coolant. The low oil pressure light would come on intermittently due to low oil level and excessive oil could be found in the coolant reservoir. A new cylinder head would be needed.
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Verified for the Dodge Ram 3500
Low oil pressure at idle or illumination of the oil pressure warning light may be caused by the oil pressure relief valve. If the oil level is good and the low pressure is verified with a gauge, the repair may involve disassembling and cleaning the relief valve.
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Verified for the Dodge Ram 2500

A new overrunning alternator pulley often helps with drive belt squealing or fraying. Pulley alignment should also be inspected when the belt frays or squeals.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram 3500
Inspect for pulley alignment if the drive belt is damaged on the inside edge. The crankshaft pulley may become loose on the crankshaft and should be inspected for fit.
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Verified for the Dodge Dakota
If the vehicle has been parked for an extended period, and the transmission takes a few seconds to engage when shifting into gear from park, it may be caused by the torque converter draining back into the transmission. If the fluid level is correct, a "drainback relief valve" is available that installs in the oil cooler pressure line.
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Verified for the Dodge Ram Wagon B150

Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.

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Verified for the Dodge Dakota
Internal leaks in the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter) are common. A revised speed sensor (white in color, old versions are black), used in production since November of 1993, solves the problem. If leaks develop between the sensor and the adapter or between the adapter and the transmission housing (transfer case if 4WD), a revised speedometer adapter is available.
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Verified for the Chrysler PT Cruiser
Software updates can solve problems with interior and accessory functions.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz CLS500
Many software updates are available for the different computer systems, but if the vehicle is out of warranty, it may cost money to receive the updates (unless it is a recall). Some updates may be dealer-only, but a well-equipped independent shop can usually provide updates as well.
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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee
Software updates are available to address erroneous illumination of the "Service 4WD System" warning light and other issues (e.g. shifting, performance).
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Verified for the Mazda 626
The "Bypass Air Control Valve" can fail causing a low engine idle and possibly stalling.
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Verified for the Lexus GS300
Clunking noises from the front suspension may be caused by the top front shock mount, which has been redesigned.
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Verified for the Volkswagen EuroVan
Valve cover oil leaks are common on the 2.8L engines.
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Verified for the Honda Civic Si
On some models the fuel fill door does not open far enough to clear the body. A special designed fuel door spring boot from Honda will fix this issue.
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Verified for the Ford Bronco
Failure is very common in the ignition module, causing intermittent stalling or a "No start" condition.
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Verified for the Honda Odyssey
A buzzing noise at freeway speeds can be caused by the engine and transmission resonating through the transmission shift cable. The Power Control Module (PCM) must be replaced to stop the resonating noise. 
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Verified for the Dodge Ram 2500
Installing a foam pad between the inner door panel and the door can repair a buzzing caused by the door speaker.
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Verified for the Chrysler Concorde
When shifting from Drive to Reverse (or vice versa), worn outer CV joints may cause a clunk or clicking noise. A loose axle nut can cause the same symptoms.
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Verified for the Chrysler LHS
Dodge issued a recall for fuel leaks. Dealers will reinforce the fuel rail to prevent cracking and replace the O-ring seals on the fuel rail and fuel injectors.
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Verified for the Volvo 960

Vibration problems from the rear brake rotors are common and require replacement of the pads and rotors, and the installation of special shims. The symptoms often occur when the brakes are used heavily from repeated braking, braking from high speeds, and braking while going downhill. The entire vehicle can vibrate and shudder, like it is being driven over train tracks.

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Verified for the Volvo 850

Vibration from the rear of the car when braking can be caused by corroded rotors, especially when braking going down hill. The rotors will need to be replaced and special shims installed from Volvo to prevent this from happening again.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz CL600
Cup holders break easily, especially if sticky liquids are spilled into the cup holder mechanism.
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Verified for the Chrysler 300
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind.
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Verified for the Chrysler Pacifica
If the cup holder lid will not stay closed, a lid spring was released so replacing the entire assembly should not be necessary.
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Verified for the Plymouth Grand Voyager
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind. To fix the problem, remove and wash the cup holder with dishwashing soap and water and apply lubricant to the sliding mechanism.
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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee
Excessive gear noise can indicate differential bearing failures.
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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee
A short circuit in the shift interlock cable solenoid can cause various symptoms—the speedometer needle may jump or vibrate when the brakes are applied, a fuse can blow in the fuse panel, or the brake warning light may illuminate. The shift interlock cable may need to be replaced.
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Verified for the Porsche 911
Wind noise at the front of the car and water leaks at the vent wing are typical problems on Targa models.
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