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Dodge Repair: headlight bulb replacement, hood latch, signal lamps
hood latch, signal lamps, 2002 dodge intrepid: REMOVAL - INTREPID Headlamp lens fogging is a normal condition and does not require service unless excessive or continual. Moisture will vent from tubes or vents located on the back of the lamp. Release hood latch and open hood. Disconnect and isolate...

Dodge Repair: headlight bulb replacement on 1998 doge caravan, halogen bulbs, hood latch
halogen bulbs, hood latch, oily surface: HEADLAMP BULB REMOVAL Release hood latch and open hood. From behind radiator closure panel, disconnect wire connector from back of headlamp bulb base. Rotate headlamp bulb retaining ring counterclockwise. Remove retaining ring from headlamp Headlamp...

Dodge Repair: heater blower replacement, dodge minivan, wheel assembly
dodge minivan, wheel assembly, blower assembly: BLOWER MOTOR AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY REMOVAL Remove glove box. Refer to Body Remove blower motor cover Blower Motor Cover Disconnect blower motor wiring. Remove grommet for wiring Wiring Grommet Feed wiring through blower housing Feeding Wiring Through...

Dodge Repair: heater control valve, heater control valve, upper radiator hose
heater control valve, upper radiator hose, assembly unit: I need to know what year, make and model we re dealing with here. There s a possibility that you ve got a blend door that is either stuck and not moving. Suspect components would be the control head, the cable attatched to it or the blend door and where...

Dodge Repair: heater fan, fan switch, switch unit
fan switch, switch unit, heater fan: Hi, If the fan is working on high or any other mode it can not be the relay. if the relay is bad it would simply not work. Pull the fan switch and with a volt meter see if you have voltage comming off of the other modes. If you have voltage comming off...

Dodge Repair: heater not working right, heater hoses, dodge stratus
heater hoses, dodge stratus, luck steve: Tom, First thing to do is make sure the radiator is full of coolant, If so, You want to remove both heater hoses and try and flush the core out. Place a garden hose on one side of the heater core and shoot the water through it. Then change the direction...

Dodge Repair: over heating, dodge interpid, radiator shop
dodge interpid, radiator shop, bleeder valve: if the water pump isn t leaking then it usually isn t the water pump. There is a bleeder valve on the thermostate housing. So, with the engine running and the overflow tank full, open the bleeder valve. keep it open until water is seen comming out. Also...

Dodge Repair: heating problem 92 dodge dakota, head gaskets, radiator fan
head gaskets, radiator fan, fan clutch: hello marliyn this sounds like the water jackets are pluged it also sounds like a improper head gasket some on is not looking at the problem i would start with the water jackets first then replace the head gaskets this will cause this problem good luck to...

Dodge Repair: heating, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, passage way: Hello Hun it is on top of the eng. Tell your hubby to follow the top rad hose to the thermastiac houseing you might have to clear the passage way to get to it but once you do that two bolts. Good luck to u both and if u need more help just let me know pet...

Dodge Repair: help, noid light, dodge dakota
noid light, dodge dakota, scan tool: some what yes but the best way I know is to have the dealer scan tool to tell the PCM to fire the injectors that will say the PCM is doing whats it told and the wire and injectors are doing what they are told to do. SO for your case I would trace the...

Dodge Repair: help please, dodge grand caravan, radiator fan
dodge grand caravan, radiator fan, chrysler dealership: you should have a hyden motor on the car but as far as which one that would depend where the car was built and what addons the car came with You may be able to call a chrysler dealership and get a part number. then you can compare it with the number on...

Dodge Repair: help, fuse blows, solanoid
fuse blows, solanoid, insulation: You need to check the Starter solanoid and the wires going to it. There is undoubtably a place in the wire that has been compramised. Either the insulation has been burned off or there has been a skined place in the wire. When it touches it shorts the wire...

Dodge Repair: horn, advance auto parts, free loaner
advance auto parts, free loaner, discount auto parts: No, you should be able to handle this problem. If you have a multi meter. If you don t you can purchase one at a discount auto parts store for around $15. First thing is check the fuse. If the fuse is good then take the wire loose at the horn itself....

Dodge Repair: hub removal, spindle nut, brake caliper
spindle nut, brake caliper, brake rotor: HUB/BEARING REMOVAL Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheel and tire assembly. Remove brake caliper and rotor, Refer torakes. Remove hub/bearing spindle nut Hub/Bearing Slide hub/bearing off spindle. INSTALLATION Slide hub/bearing on spindle....

Dodge Repair: hvac, blower motor resistor, jumper wires
blower motor resistor, jumper wires, auto heater: It s good that you ve got near battery voltage at the blower motor. You ve ruled out nearly have of the system. Power feeds from the ignition switch to the blower motor. If you jump the ground wire to chassis ground when the motor is plugged it you should...

Dodge Repair: IDLE OFF, rich mixture, sensor circuit
rich mixture, sensor circuit, egr valve: Hi, It s possible that it is caused by the module that plugs into the evaporator. However, I would check to see that the EGR valve is working properly. This will cause a rich mixture and rough ideling. It will also cause false code readings. Cowboy...

Dodge Repair: IGNITION WIRE COLORS (LINE ,LOAD), dodge grand caravan, wire colors
dodge grand caravan, wire colors, grand caravan: how about just get a new switch Plus u cant hot wire it the system is a mux signal which means it needs the voltage of what ever resistor is built into the switch to send the command to the engine computer to start up.I live in the Atlanta area I would...

Dodge Repair: Ignition Lock, professional mechanic, injurys
professional mechanic, injurys, lock cylinder: Richard, If you have a air bag in the steering wheel I wouldnt even attempt it if you dont know what your doing. I have seen to many people change the lock themselves, or attempt it then having the bag deploy, and getting hurt. Save yourself the injurys,...

Dodge Repair: Ignition problem, obd ii code reader, engine cranks
obd ii code reader, engine cranks, discount auto parts: There is no sensor in there to tell it that there is no roter or cap. However, There is an electrical pick up in the distributor. The pick up is expensive enough that it would probably be better to purchase a rebuilt distributor. This is not saying that...

Dodge Repair: Ignition Switch, key cylinder, negative cable
key cylinder, negative cable, grand caravan: IGNITION SWITCH The ignition switch attaches to the lock cylinder housing on the end opposite the lock cylinder Ignition Switch - Viewed From Below Column For ignition switch terminal and circuit identification, Refer to Wiring Diagrams. REMOVAL Disconnect...

Dodge Repair: Ignition wires, discount auto parts stores, discount auto parts
discount auto parts stores, discount auto parts, isuzu rodeo: Hi, The thickness of your wires while letting more spark get to the spark plugs wouldn t nesassarally make you get a noticable increase in fuel milage. I would get regular wires and new spark plugs. Placing a magnet around the fuel line where it goes into...

Dodge Repair: Instrument Cluster / gauges, dodge neon, high beams
dodge neon, high beams, dodge dealership: hello hun yes this is a good idea stay away from the doge dealer just a good shop will be a lot cheaper and as far as my self i am not a dealer just a good shop and pelople allways come back to me l and that is good for me . Good luck to u again hun and...

Dodge Repair: Instrument Panel + Trans Acting Strange Read This Please, fuel gauge, dense fog
fuel gauge, dense fog, acting strange: The ign switch issue u are going in the right direction a switch or key cly issue. OK the tranny issue not much i can do or say about that one due to not being able to look at it . Heater core yeah they happen gauges hummm which guages dont work??...

Dodge Repair: Instrument panel dead, remote car starter, grand voyager
remote car starter, grand voyager, plymonth: Hi Scott, I dont think I have ever come across your exact problem. I checked for TSB s regarding your problem, and there were none. I would recommend removing the instrument panel (I.P), and checking the connections. I would also check the connections...

Dodge Repair: Instrument panel, fuel guage, dodge caravan
fuel guage, dodge caravan, luck steve: Judy, I would start with the charging system and battery, all the problems can be traced back to the computer . the computer controls all the things you talked about. the computer needs a constant supply of voltage. and the voltage must be at 12 volts....

Dodge Repair: Integrated command module, dodge ram 1500, battery cables
dodge ram 1500, battery cables, integrated power: its under the hood its the fuse box it self. Here is the catch some times they will offer the FCM which is a little computer that attaches to the IPM SO u really done know if u need an FCM or an IPM and u yourself will have no way of knowing until u replace...

Dodge Repair: Interior lights, dodge avenger, valve dohc
dodge avenger, valve dohc, test light: Miles, Your problem could be alot of things...it is difficult to answer here. I would suggest that you check ALL the fuses (I.O.D) included with a test light or meter...not visually. Is anything else not working? dashlights? lighter? power mirrors???...

Dodge Repair: Intrepid A/C Leak?, luck steve, likly
luck steve, likly, evaporator: THAT IS ABOUT THE COST TO GET IT FIXED, AFTER THEY DO THE JOB CHECK THE CAR REAL GOOD AND MAKE SURE EVERYTHING WORKS. (SWITCHS, GAUGES,LIGHTS,)AND CHECK FOR RATTLES. THERE ARE A LOT OF PARTS TO BE REMOVED AND THE MORE YOU REMOVE THE MORE LIKLY THAT A PROBLEM...

Dodge Repair: Intrepid A/C, pressure transducer, 1999 dodge intrepid
pressure transducer, 1999 dodge intrepid, chrysler 300m: Hey Tyler, Link no good, try this one: http://experts.about.com/q/Chrysler-Repair-807/CHRYSLER-300M-OVERHEATING-C.htm Check out that response I gave a few days ago. It s on a 300M which shares ALOT of body/powertrain/electrical parts with your intrepid....

Dodge Repair: Intrepid won't start, fuel gauge, dodge intrepid
fuel gauge, dodge intrepid, oil light: Hello Joe, UG!! I can think of ALOT of things it could be. Which engine do you have? Can you give me more symptoms? If there are any... I assume you have verified that the battery is charged, the connections are good, and the starter works. If...

Dodge Repair: ignition cyl 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L, dodge ram 2500, lock smith
dodge ram 2500, lock smith, steeps: the only thing I would use would be the tumblers or pay a lock smith to do it for u. There is no steps that I can post on here to tell U its just something that U are taught and shown. Plus a switch is on the back haft the electrical part not the key part....

Dodge Repair: ignition problems?, fly wheel, 2001 dodge stratus
fly wheel, 2001 dodge stratus, dodge stratus: most new cars have a starer over run feature if u start the car and try and start it it should not do anything. Have u ever heard of a starter spinning while the car is running does it sound like that if yes and that is the issue then u might be looking...

Dodge Repair: ignition switch, 8mm socket, colume
8mm socket, colume, 10mm socket: The best way is to lower the colume by removing the 4 nuts under the colume This will give you the room to remove the switch. Be sure to line the switch up with the rod comming from the key switch. You will need a 8mm socket and a 10mm socket and ratchet...

Dodge Repair: information on tensioner, dodge neon 2005, serpentine belt tensioner
dodge neon 2005, serpentine belt tensioner, advance auto parts: VERY CAREFULLY..............no seriously, it should bolt on; are you wanting to remove the tensioner or change the belt ? To remove it, is simply removing the bolts, after you unload the tensioner. Most, I have seen have a notch or application where you...

Dodge Repair: no injector pressure while cranking, crankshaft sensor, fuel injection pump
crankshaft sensor, fuel injection pump, there some sort: P-0216 FUEL INJECTION PUMP TIMING FAILURE (OBDII) When Monitored: Ignition on. Set Condition: Engine Speed 300 RPM, Fuel command 5mm3/str, Timing command must be within a certain window POSSIBLE CAUSES TROUBLE CODES PRESENT FUEL PUMP DEFECTIVE FUEL...

Dodge Repair: intermittent AC, pressure transducer, dodge intrepid
pressure transducer, dodge intrepid, computer issue: Hi, I would have the electrical switch panel checked. If you find no problems with that. Check the low pressure switch. Also if you go to Auto Zone they sell a Haynes repair manual for your car for around $18. This will explain how to repair your car...

Dodge Repair: intrepid mystery, crank sensor, 1997 dodge intrepid
crank sensor, 1997 dodge intrepid, burglar alarm: Stumps me too, but the only suggestion I could make would be an ignition module may be faulty. Some times a scanner will not call back a code for this. I don t know too much about the Intrepids, since I haven t worked on but one or two yet. Hope this helps...

Dodge Repair: intrepid seat, ft lbs torque, pivot bolt
ft lbs torque, pivot bolt, side shields: FRONT SEAT BACK REMOVAL Remove seat from vehicle. Remove seat cushion side shields. Remove bolts attaching recliner to seat back cushion frame Recliner Attaching Bolt Remove inboard pivot bolt. Disconnect any electrical connectors to the seat back,...

Dodge Repair: Jeep Grand Cherokee studering when accelerating, jeep grand cherokee, studering
jeep grand cherokee, studering, grand cherokee: The burnt rubber smell may be your serpentine belt, something may not be rotating right like it s supposed to and when you accelerate hard it s burning the belt. As far as the accelerator problem, you may have a plugged fuel filter and/or failing fuel pump...

Dodge Repair: What kind of tires should I get?, dodge omni, rear tires
dodge omni, rear tires, good year: Hello Dianne The normial size for your car is 165 13 is the size for your car all 4 all the way around this is wroang to have one size in front and a differnt size in back go to good year makes good tires . good luck to you hun and if you need more help...

Dodge Repair: Leaking transmission fluid, dakota 4x4, apposed
dakota 4x4, apposed, rubber hose: U can do as u like about the repair if it works more power to ya if not u will be stuck buying what ever is sold and how its sold. AS for how they sell the part I cant tell u that because they change stuff all the time check a dealer or autoparts store...

Dodge Repair: Lighting, door switch, recourse
door switch, recourse, few minutes: You probably have either a loose door switch, or a malfunctioning one. If you check to see that all of them are tight then you will have to remove them and pass 12volts through them for a few minutes with the putton pushed in. Hopefully you will find the...

Dodge Repair: Location of neutral safety on 01 Intrepid se, haynes repair manual, neutral safety switch
haynes repair manual, neutral safety switch, auto zone: hi, Yes they are located in the same place. It would be best to go to Auto Zone and get a Haynes repair manual that covers your vehicle. This will explain in simple language where to find and how to replace it. It may also be usfull in the future if you...

Dodge Repair: Low heat, radiator hoses, heater core
radiator hoses, heater core, garden hose: Take the heater hoses off at the fire wall and put a garden hose up to one end. you should see a good stream of water comming out the other hose. then reverse the flow and put the garden hose on the other side . keep doing this back and forth untill you have...

Dodge Repair: lighted liscense plate holder, dodge avenger, headlamp switch
dodge avenger, headlamp switch, liscense plate: Susan, First thing to do is turn the headligts on then go to the trunk and find the tag light. this wire will be hot with the lights on you will need to splice one of the wires into this wire the other wire should be grounded. anywhere on the frame will...

Dodge Repair: looking for exhaust, dodge ram, dual exhaust
dodge ram, dual exhaust, convertors: Chris , If you are going you install headers you will want to replace everything and run the pipes straight back. you failed to say weather you have duel exhaust now . But if you do then the cats will just transfer over. if not then you will have to buy...

Dodge Repair: loosening headlight assembly, negative cable, dodge stratus
negative cable, dodge stratus, 2003 dodge stratus: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Remove the two retaining screws. Remove upper fascia retainers by prying under the head of the fasteners with a flat bladed tool. Remove headlamp unit from fender side first, then pull headlamp...

Dodge Repair: loss of various power..., power trunk release, blown fuse
power trunk release, blown fuse, fuse box: U need a test light and check the fuses one by one on both sides a blown fuse will light on on one side and not on the other then check the ones inside if all fuses are good then u could be looking at a junction block it self or wire issue.I live in...

Dodge Repair: low fuel - car dying, stop signs, gas filter
stop signs, gas filter, frame rail: hello tammy it sounds like you have picked up dirt from runing your car empty. You should change the gas filter it is under the right side of the car along the frame rail . good luck to u hun and if u need more help please let me know and u also have a pretty...

Dodge Repair: low fuel light, harris county sheriff, rough job
harris county sheriff, rough job, fuel light: Hello Wr this is a senser its by the realy box ot is controlled by the compuiter . u can try this first take off the neg cable for 5 min and see of it resets the problem just might work. You have a good day and u have a rough job. If u need any more...

Dodge Repair: low intale vacuum, vacuum ports, vacuum lines
vacuum ports, vacuum lines, dodge 2500: it has plenty U have a bad check valve fallow the vac lines to teh fire wall where they go into for the AC head. then fallow it out to the source and in that line u will find a check valve it has an internal leak and will not have the vac pressure required...

Dodge Repair: low volume cab air, corn kernal, dodge 2500
corn kernal, dodge 2500, dirty conditions: hello donna the only thing else you can try is pulling the tubes off under the dash and see if they are pluged it no then it is a job for a mech. thire is a screen in the upeer dash dash would have to be removed to do this is a big job . good luck to u hun...

Dodge Repair: lukewarm off/on heat intrepid 1998 ES 3.2, head gasket, transmission replacement
head gasket, transmission replacement, antifreeze: Jen, Here is a cheap idea for you. Your thermostat is probally bad, around $6.00, and your cooling system needs to be flushed also. If you do it yourself pick up at least 2 gallons of antifreeze, $16.00. Otherwise you will be paying more for a garage to...

Dodge Repair: Where is the MAP sensor on a 98 5.9 gas?, lbs torque, sensor position
lbs torque, sensor position, absolute pressure: I cant tell u what might be the issue to many things have been changed from original like the engine I don t know if u have the right one or same one that was in there to start. Second I don t know what the codes are that are in the computer. MANIFOLD...

Dodge Repair: Mode Selector, software calibration, shaft position
software calibration, shaft position, calibration procedure: possible motor it self ,wire issue or AC control head issue. MODE DOOR ACTUATOR MOTOR NOTE: If battery voltage is low or not sensed at the actuator/motor for less than a (60) second interval, the actuator/motor will be out of calibration. Remove the...

Dodge Repair: Mysterious Battery Drainage, perfect shape, battery place
perfect shape, battery place, alternator belt: if u drive it to some place and have the battery tested it will always pass U have a surface charge on it. A battery place will have a better tester to put a load on it and see how many CCA is in it most of the auto places will have only a voltage checker...

Dodge Repair: main belt, dodge shadow, elaine
dodge shadow, elaine, good luck: hello elaine this diargaim should be on the front of the hood if not go to any parts store they can give you a diagriam and make you a copy in about a month i will be set up to do this wright i am not sorry . good luck to you hun and you have a pretty name...

Dodge Repair: maintenance 2000 caravan, clack clack, gas milage
clack clack, gas milage, leak fluids: You could have a sticky valve, what I would do is purchase a can of engine flush, add this to the crankcase, run the vehicle for 5 minutes, then change the oil. This should stop the noise from the engine, if not then one or both valves are bad on the engine....

Dodge Repair: manifold, crankcase ventilation, body bolts
crankcase ventilation, body bolts, lbs torque: INTAKE MANIFOLD - V-6 and V-8 ENGINES REMOVAL Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. Drain the cooling system (Refer toCooling System for the proper procedures) Remove the generator. Remove the air cleaner. Perform the Fuel System Pressure...

Dodge Repair: mileage display, powertrain control module, transmission control module
powertrain control module, transmission control module, size tires: Black electrical tape. Honestly, this and the advertised MPG on the New Car sticker are probably the two most unfixed customer concerns out there. This overhead module has 6 wires on it. Two go to an ambient temp sensor located behind your front grill...

Dodge Repair: NEON SPORT - 95, oppion, remanufactured engine
oppion, remanufactured engine, sparkplugs: hello chris hello this for the rebult eng. it would be 4000 and another 1000 for labor it would be a toalo of 5000 . i would keep driveing it on till that motor went which not happen plugs are made of porclen and made to break for that reason keep changeing...

Dodge Repair: Neon 1995/1994, timeing belt, gas filter
timeing belt, gas filter, consistantly: hello karen here is what u should do bring it back to the shop and have them first check the timeing it sounds like it is not right . 2 have them check the timeing belt . it is is the timeing . good luck to you hun and if u need more help u let me know and...

Dodge Repair: Neutral Safety Switch, neutral safety switch, dodge neon
neutral safety switch, dodge neon, tranny fluid: this light (So I slowed down and that is when my engine light came on ) I need the code to see what is the issue. From what u are saying but with out the codes from the computer I am only guessing. I would say u have bad speed sensors not a safety switch....

Dodge Repair: Next problem on 94 caravan 3.0, engine vacuum, vacuum lines
engine vacuum, vacuum lines, vacuum source: The lines lead to the dash, specifically the HVAC box. The lines are used to move the blend door and the mode door. When the vacuum lines have vacuum in them the doors are able to move properly as the vacuum is directed to different places. The vacuum source...

Dodge Repair: I need some heat 1999 Dodge Intrepid, 1999 dodge intrepid, dodge intrepid
1999 dodge intrepid, dodge intrepid, core lines: if the core and the lines are hot there is nothing wrong with the flow of coolant. U more then likely have a blend door motor issue. I have a 99 concord and some times have the same issue. Move the temp knob all the way to cold then back to hot if it works...

Dodge Repair: neon 2000 repair, valve cover gasket, crank case
valve cover gasket, crank case, seal failures: Not normal, easy to fix. You need new spark plug tube seals and a valve cover gasket. Follow the instructions in most service manuals like chilton s or haynes and you ll be fine. Doug p.s. replace your pcv valve while you re at it. Increased flow inside...

Dodge Repair: neon dome light, discount auto parts, box shape
discount auto parts, box shape, dome light: Hi, Take a beice of wire and touch it to the horn and the positive side of the battery, if it doesn t blow. Go to a discount Auto Parts place and get another horn. As for the dome light you will have to trace the short down with a voltage mater. Cowboy...

Dodge Repair: neutral safety switch location, neutral safety switch, dodge caravan
neutral safety switch, dodge caravan, liter motor: This component that they gave you, does it look like it may just screw in to the side of the case or is it a larger black plastic piece, with an o-ring and slot for about an 8-10 pin connector? If it s the second one then the valve body has to be dropped...

Dodge Repair: neutral safety switch, neutral safety switch, plymouth voyager
neutral safety switch, plymouth voyager, fuse boxes: You need to test for power at the starter solenoide while trying to crank (you will need a helper) I doubt the neutral safety switch is the trouble. Try gently tapping on the starter with a hammer while your assistant holds the key to crank while in...

Dodge Repair: OBD P1768 IN CARAVAN 98, dodge caravan, winter mode
dodge caravan, winter mode, electrical repairs: Hi, If you go to Auto Zone and get a repair manual that covers your vehicle it will have a list of the codes. The reasons for them and what to do about them. You can also use this for future reference. Anyone who is going to do electrical repairs on their...

Dodge Repair: Oil in Coolant, coolant loss, filler tube
coolant loss, filler tube, extended warranty: Dave, As long as the vehicle didnt overheat on you your okay. Just make sure they explain to you what repairs will be needed on the vehicle. Your lucky you have a extended warranty, I could almost guess, this repair would cost you alot of money... Ty....

Dodge Repair: Oil Drain Plug, oil drain plug, buick skylark
oil drain plug, buick skylark, dodge spirit: The only torque spec I can find is tighten the plug untill it come in contsct with the pan and then turn 1/8 turn more. I dont have a service manuel for the car here and will not be back at work untill after the holiday. I will try to search for it then.....

Dodge Repair: Oil Light, oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure
oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure, light flicker: thats what the TSB is for to repair what u have it will flicker at a stop light and if u rev the engine it will go away correct? I have a 98 concorde with a 2.7 and I had to do this as well oil gets inside the sensor and has no where to go do this and...

Dodge Repair: Oil light on during idle, oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure
oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure, light flicker: NO: 08-36-99 SUBJECT: Engine Oil Pressure Light Flicker DATE: Oct. 15, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves adding a terminal/wire/vent to the oil pressure switch connector. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.7L ENGINE. SYMPTOM/CONDITION:...

Dodge Repair: Oil pressure alarm, oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sending unit
oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sending unit, low oil pressure: Helo Rex, I doubt that the Idle air controller has anything to do with your low oil pressure warning, since you say you are driving when it happens. You may have a serious engine problem, or it may just be a bad oil pressure sending unit. If your van...

Dodge Repair: No Overdrive, plymouth grand voyager, voyager 3
plymouth grand voyager, voyager 3, grand voyager: Code 12 does not relate to the throttle body sensors. is has to do with the battery, and the battery feed I would recomend taking it back to the dealer and tell them you did not have this trouble before the repair and you want them to recheck what they...

Dodge Repair: Overheating while off, radiator cap, radiator fan
radiator cap, radiator fan, dodge ram: I see alot of people only change the thermostat without flushing the coolant. Hope you did this. Please check these areas out, also 1. Make sure water pump is circulating the coolant. 2. Radiator fan is running when engine gets warm. 3. Ignition timing...

Dodge Repair: Overheating, 2000 dodge intrepid, dodge intrepid
2000 dodge intrepid, dodge intrepid, defroster: hello nickey check all the raiditor hoses might be one of them louse . since it is a new install might be some bugs just like a new car . check all cont. on the raidtior and also heater hoses . to have the hoses checked out it should not cost much at all...

Dodge Repair: Overheating, radiator cooling fan, radiator hose
radiator cooling fan, radiator hose, impellers: Mike, If the system is overheating, you should check the following, 1. If the ignition timing is off, it will overheat 2. Radiator cooling fan not coming on when engine gets warm 3. You may have a bum theromostat, if the rad hose is cool and the bottom...

Dodge Repair: o2 dodge stratus crazy problems, battery cables, dodge stratus
battery cables, dodge stratus, odometer: Well the BCM controls the ac part I would replace that first to which u will need a shop to do so and more then likely a dealer because I think the miles are programed into the BCM on that kinda car if so then u should have both issues taken car of with that...

Dodge Repair: occasional hesitation, spark plugs, split second
spark plugs, split second, hesitation: due to the complexity of your problem a acurate diagnosis is extremely hard, a few suggestions would be the ignition module, cap rotor, wires. remove the spark plugs and check for damage use a magnet with extension to feel down into the cylinders for debris......

Dodge Repair: oil indicator flickers, dodge shadow, indicator light
dodge shadow, indicator light, oil pump: hello irena when was the last time the oil was changed and the filter if it was have the idile controll senser changed . does not sound like a bad oil pump . but i would have that checked out to just to be safe . good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name...

Dodge Repair: oil light, oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure
oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure, light flicker: NO: 08-36-99 SUBJECT: Engine Oil Pressure Light Flicker DATE: Oct. 15, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves adding a terminal/wire/vent to the oil pressure switch connector. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.7L ENGINE. SYMPTOM/CONDITION:...

Dodge Repair: oil light flickers,engine light comes on, engine oil pressure, oil pressure switch
engine oil pressure, oil pressure switch, radiator cooling fan: NO: 08-36-99 SUBJECT: Engine Oil Pressure Light Flicker DATE: Oct. 15, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves adding a terminal/wire/vent to the oil pressure switch connector. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.7L ENGINE. SYMPTOM/CONDITION:...

Dodge Repair: oil light turns on, off, oil sending unit, oil light
oil sending unit, oil light, greatfull: Hi, It is probably your oil sending unit. Has the car had the oil changed at the regular intervals? Sometime this will cause a slight clog in the oil circuit going to the sending unit. At the least I would have the oil pressure checked at the sending unit....

Dodge Repair: oil pan removal and installation, place gaskets, gasket material
place gaskets, gasket material, dodge caravan: OIL PAN Oil pan to crankcase sealing is provided with Moparģ Silicone Rubber Adhesive Sealant or equivalent gasket material. See Form-In-Place Gaskets in Standard Service Procedures. Apply sealant as shown in Oil Pan Sealing Install pan and tighten...

Dodge Repair: oil pan, metric bolts, grand voyager
metric bolts, grand voyager, plymout: hello theresa the car is front wheel drive under the motor u will see oil pan . you will see square patern on no. 10 metric bolts the top motor mount will have to come out so you have anough room to remove oil pan . Good luck to u hun and if you need more...

Dodge Repair: oil pressure, oil pressure gauge, oil temp guage
oil pressure gauge, oil temp guage, camshaft bearings: You did not mention how long this has been going on..............so, let s look at a couple of things 1-if you are low on oil in the oilpan and decel, then oil can uncover the oil pump pickup tube and cause a low oil pressure signal 2-HOWEVER.....what...

Dodge Repair: overhauling engine, haynes repair manual, dodge dynasty
haynes repair manual, dodge dynasty, overhaul kit: Jus to warn, overhauling a 3 liter is a PAIN. I did one in a Dodge Dynasty, you have to eliminate the computer and everything electronic. A Haynes repair manual will tell you everything you need to know, it s too long and involved for me to help with...

Dodge Repair: overheating, hundai accent, radiator cap
hundai accent, radiator cap, radiator fan: With the engine cool this is what I want you to do. Remove the radiator cap, and run the vehicle until operation temp. Also the radiator fan should come on while the engine gets hot, make sure you watch for that. With the engine at operation temp, look in...

Dodge Repair: overheating, daytona shelby, dodge daytona
daytona shelby, dodge daytona, dodge daytona shelby z: You will get a overheating problem from the following. 1. thermostat bad 2. cooling system dirty 3. water pump not circulating the coolant 4. electric fan not coming on during operating temp 5. ignition timing off. Your ac pipes could be sweating do...

Dodge Repair: overheating, daytona shelby, dodge daytona
daytona shelby, dodge daytona, dodge daytona shelby z: What I would do is try this, open the radiator cap when the engine is cold. Start the engine, and let the vehicle run until it gets hot. If the coolant in the filler neck of the radiator is not circulating, then you may have a water pump that has bad empellers...

Dodge Repair: overheating, dodge stratus, dollors
dodge stratus, dollors, water pump: hello lisa then i would check the raditior also check the water pump and also first did you change the thermostiac this can cause your car to over heat . try this first it is a easy fix 10 dollors and if it works u save a lot of money . let me know if u...

Dodge Repair: overheating& coolant loss, coolant loss, 1990 dodge daytona
coolant loss, 1990 dodge daytona, dodge daytona: Sounds like the head gasket is bad. Well, your probally looking at 3 to 4 hours of labor to repair this. Generally here, labor runs, about $60.00 a hour. So a quess would be $250.00 in labor plus parts, generally $150.00. So around $400 to $500 to repair....

Dodge Repair: overheating, dodge caravan, termostat
dodge caravan, termostat, gages: Hello Amanda This could be another bad thermostiac . or it could be the starting of a bad head gaske or a pluged raiditor . If the raiditor is pluged when the car is runing you want to feel the top of the raidtior to see if it is hot then feel the botton...

Dodge Repair: oxigen........, oxigen sensor, dodge dealer
oxigen sensor, dodge dealer, computor: Lucia, The PCM is the computor and should take about 45 min. to replace. but I must ask ... did the O2 sensor not fix the problem? if not then the dealership should not be charging you for that. Anyone can guess at the problem. Your paying money to...

Dodge Repair: oxygen sensor, conventer, oxygen sensor
conventer, oxygen sensor, auto shut down: You should have 12 volts on the green wire going to the coil This wire also feeds the fuel pump. trace it back to the computer check and see what voltage you get comming from the computer. This is the main J2 circut. You have to have 12 volts on it. It...

Dodge Repair: Passenger window not working, dodge neon, side switch
dodge neon, side switch, power surge: well all this depends on what the extent of the damage was done when it was broken into I can not tell u what that was because i can not see it. AS far as a spike in the alarm i doubt it the auto insurance guys usually know about cars and how they work...

Dodge Repair: Pinging, errattic idle, 5th wheel trailer, high octane gas
5th wheel trailer, high octane gas, cam shaft: THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 18-05-00 REV E, DATED SEPTEMBER 01, 2000, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE AN EMISSIONS PACKAGE UPDATE TO THE TABLE. SUBJECT: 1998...

Dodge Repair: Plastic Radiators, dodge grand caravan, plastic radiators
dodge grand caravan, plastic radiators, upper radiator hose: Ray, I have never had any luck tring to repair the plastic rads. the only real way to fix the problem is to replace the radiator. There is a place called Modine Radiators that have some good prices on them. the number is Toll Free 1-866-310-7237. Good...

Dodge Repair: Plymouth VoySW 1998, shit hits the fan, probs
shit hits the fan, probs, mechanic: that my friend is a million dollar one to ask. I have this same issue in the dealer I work at we have hacks there that cant figure out real probs if there live was on the line and i get to clean up the mess when the shit hits the fan. There is no real way...

Dodge Repair: POWER WINDOW PROBLEMS, window switches, dodge durango
window switches, dodge durango, main switch: thank you for the business what u want to look for then is start teh truck open the door and watch the dome lights to see if they go dim when u try and move the window switches if they go dim beat on the door panel while u are moving the switch down u...

Dodge Repair: Pontiac, pontiac grand prix, american cars
pontiac grand prix, american cars, fan switch: You have developed a short between the fan switch and the headlight control. Do you have a factory delay when you turn off your headlights? This can be a very costly and very involved repair. If your husband is handy with cars, I would suggest that you...

Dodge Repair: Power Door Lock - Unlocks ok but wont lock, side switch, dodge dakota
side switch, dodge dakota, bcm: the bcm controls both side so with that knowledge i would say u have a wire issue or connector issue on the drivers side area.U might also be looking at the BCM if u find no probs with the wires to the switch.I live in Atlanta I could look at it for ...

Dodge Repair: Power loss light, aries, deb
aries, deb, thanks for your time: hello deborah this sounds like a bad alt or reg the reg is in the compuiter. on this car start the car up and then remove pos cable off the bat. if the car stays runing then it is not the alt. if dies then the alt is bad . sorry but i do not use the codes...

Dodge Repair: Power steering fluid vs. tranny fluid, power steering fluid, neon 2
power steering fluid, neon 2, head gasket: hello again this can happen when the car was worked on the wires are hiting one another . like i say the starter will have to come out so you can see which one it is i really think the starter will be ok but thire is a small chance it could be bad to pet...

Dodge Repair: Power steering leak, stearling, dodge stratus
stearling, dodge stratus, thire: hello randy the first thing u will have to do is get the car high anough to get the rack threw the bottom on the fire wall thire is 4 hold clamps remove them and dis. the lines for the power stearling on the rack . not on pump . this is it good luck to u...

Dodge Repair: Power Train Control Module, dodge stratus, train control
dodge stratus, train control, luck steve: Susan, The PCM is one of the main computers that take care of the keeping the motor running. it can cause many diffrent problems. Why do you think you need one? Has the car been running bad or not at all? The computer or PCM is very expensive, Depending...

Dodge Repair: Power Window Regulator, power window regulator, dodge durango
power window regulator, dodge durango, power regulator: REMOVAL Remove door trim panel. (Refer to 23 - BODY/DOOR - FRONT/TRIM PANEL - REMOVAL) Partially remove waterdam. Position glass to access the fasteners. Remove the fasteners. Disengage glass from regulator lift channel. Position glass up into door...

Dodge Repair: Power Windows, dodge neon, passanger side
dodge neon, passanger side, side switch: No I dont know where a diagram is on line ,but you may be able to go to the dealership and request a copy from the page of the book they have . we do this all the time. The problem may be the main switch and it could be the passenger side switch also. ...

Dodge Repair: Power windows inop, dodge ram 1500, power window switch
dodge ram 1500, power window switch, haynes book: WIRING VOLTAGE TEST This test determines whether or not voltage is continuous through the body harness to the front switch. 1)Remove the Driver Door Module 2)Disconnect wire connector from back of power window switch. 3)turn ignition to the ON position....

Dodge Repair: Powertrain Control Module, coolant temperature sensor, crankshaft position sensor
coolant temperature sensor, crankshaft position sensor, haynes repair manual: Hi, You can go to the public library and check out a Chilton s Repair Manual. This should tell you which pins to ohm out and what the readings should be. So get the book and take the Drive Trian Module (located on the Right front of the fender well) cable...

Dodge Repair: Problems when Shifting, senser, diagnostic test
senser, diagnostic test, transmission fluid: Hello Victoria this should go to a tranny shop so they can diagnostic test the tranny it might as simpile as a senser or reseting the compuiter for the tranny . But a tranny shop and a good one as to do this good luck to you pete and you have a prety name...

Dodge Repair: Procedure to replace 98 intrepid turn signal sw assembly, negative battery cable, multifunction switch
negative battery cable, multifunction switch, switch installation: MULTI-FUNCTION WIPER SWITCH REMOVAL Open hood and disconnect the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post Negative Battery Cable Remote Terminal Tilt the column up and remove the lower column shroud by unsnapping it from the...

Dodge Repair: parasitic draw, transmission control module, dodge dynasty
transmission control module, dodge dynasty, amp meter: this is basis stuff I don t have wire diagrams for a 92 this will tell u how to go about doing it when u have the amp meter hooked up and the loads inside have timed out start pulling fuses until the amps go below the 32 MA range then go on that circuit...

Dodge Repair: pcm proble,, negative battery cable, powertrain control
negative battery cable, powertrain control, dodge neon: REMOVAL - 2.0L Disconnect the negative battery cable (Battery Cable). Remove the air cleaner box, refer to the air cleaner box section. Remove the gray and black connector from the PCM (Powertrain Control Module (PCM)). Remove the harness clip bracket...

Dodge Repair: pinion seal replacement, dodge ram 1500, side bearings
dodge ram 1500, side bearings, drive shaft: U cant get a drive shaft are u kidding me??? U had to have a new yolk installed because of the new drive shaft then yeah if the noise u hear was the pinion bearing it more then likely took out the side bearings as well. Inorder to remove the pinion...

Dodge Repair: popping on steering column, dodge durango slt, dodge durango
dodge durango slt, dodge durango, daimler chrysler: I don t know exactly what is wrong with your durango but I know on a dakota (similar column to yours) and on my Ram I ve run across excessive play in the section of the column between the firewall and the steering gear. This would cause a knocking/popping...

Dodge Repair: power ac belt and alternator belt, dodge neon sxt, 2003 dodge neon sxt
dodge neon sxt, 2003 dodge neon sxt, pivot bolt: REMOVAL POWER STEERING PUMP AND AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR BELT Using a 17 mm wrench, rotate belt tensioner clockwise (Accessory Belt - Removal) until belt can be removed from power steering pump pulley. Gently, release spring tension on tensioner. Remove...

Dodge Repair: power gain/loss with a/c on, market muffler, dodge neon
market muffler, dodge neon, neon 2: Unfortunately, it s only got 132 horsepower at the crankshaft. Each time the compressor kicks in there s a tremendous load on the engine both electrically because of the clutch engaging as well as the parasidic loss of having to spin over the compressor to...

Dodge Repair: power outlet/cigarette lighter, cell phone charger, fuse panel
cell phone charger, fuse panel, stock radio: Hi, Sounds like to me that s exactly what you have done. Try reconnecting the wires that you took loose and then either run a wire from the accessories plug on the fuse panel and add an in-line fuse. Or go down to Wal=Mart and get an adaptor to go from...

Dodge Repair: power steering belt on a 1997 dodge intr. 3.5, tensioner pulley, 1997 dodge intrepid
tensioner pulley, 1997 dodge intrepid, belt tension: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 3.5L ENGINE The Poly-V generator/power steering belt has an adjustable tensioner pulley located on the timing belt cover Accessory Drive - 3.5L Engine to maintain proper belt tension. To remove or install this belt, Release tension...

Dodge Repair: power steering belt replacement, bolt tensioner, torsion spring
bolt tensioner, torsion spring, drive belts: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELTS - 2.7L AIR CONDITIONING BELT NOTE: The A/C drive belt self tensioner is NOT a dynamic tensioner. After tensioner adjustment bracket bolts are tightened, the torsion spring is no longer responsible for tensioning the A/C belt. The torsion...

Dodge Repair: power steering pump, power steering pump, power steering fluid
power steering pump, power steering fluid, dodge dakota: POWER STEERING PUMP - 3.9L, 5.2L & 5.9L ENGINES REMOVAL Remove the serpentine drive belt, Refer toooling. Clamp the fluid return hose and disconnect the hoses from the power steering pump. Cap the fittings. Remove battery ground cable and bracket bolts....

Dodge Repair: power window problem, dodge dynasty, far thanks
dodge dynasty, far thanks, express auto: Dave, the power windows you have are a add on from a aftermarket supplier. they did not come on the car from the factory. the factory power windows did not have a cable in 1991. they started using cables in 1999. so you will need to find out who made...

Dodge Repair: power window replacement, grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport
grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan: REMOVAL Remove the plug and remove screw attaching door pull cup to inner door panel. Remove switch bezel and disconnect power window/memory switch. Remove screws attaching trim panel to door from below map pocket. If equipped, remove window crank. (Refer...

Dodge Repair: power, dodge caravan, electrical problem
dodge caravan, electrical problem, fuel pressure: Hi Glen, How do you know the fuel pressure is good when it does this. Is this van real fuel injected or is it EFI? If it is EFI you have probably picked up something and clogged the injector. I would remove it and see if it is clogged. That would be my...

Dodge Repair: To many problems at once, seems to be electrical.., egr valve, tork converter
egr valve, tork converter, dodge intrepid: hello tami this is a bad compuiter you can go to the sallavge yard and get another one for 50 dollors fits in the left fender well very easy to change .the egr valve could be ok . first change the compuiter and then if problems get back to me the compuiter...

Dodge Repair: We purchased a Dodge Grand..., dodge grand caravan, dodge grand caravan 2005
dodge grand caravan, dodge grand caravan 2005, grand caravan: Couldn t tell you for sure on that one, but sometimes if it ran on thi oil (such as 5W-30) adding thicker oil (such as 20W-50) would make the engine work harder and cause the rod to knock like that. Then again, it could have just been a defective engine, too....

Dodge Repair: Question???, torque converter clutch, dodge ram 4x4
torque converter clutch, dodge ram 4x4, torque converter clutch solenoid: i dont think u want to mess with this one. here is the possible porbs that will make this code pop up. P1740-TCC O/D SOL PERFORMANCE When Monitored: The Torque Convertor Clutch (TCC) and Overdrive Clutch (O/D) will be tested each time the PCM requests...

Dodge Repair: Last question need your help please, dodge avenger, page question
dodge avenger, page question, problem thanks: Hello again frank this mech. who is looking at your car i do belive he is trying to take you to if you know any thing about cars take a wrench on the crank. And see if it turns .and if yes it does then the motor is ok . then i would check the fusbiale...

Dodge Repair: Radiator Fan, radiator fans, solid state relay
radiator fans, solid state relay, dodge neon: at the relay gray wire is B+ Dark green is PCM control which should be a power supply or ground it depends on the system it self. Black is ground Light green is the output from the relay to the motors. There is a one way diode in the output wire between...

Dodge Repair: Radiator repair, car radiator, radiator repair
car radiator, radiator repair, dodge shadow: hello carol the rad shops get around 400 to replace the rad. if you knew some one who could do it for you ? the rad would cost at the parts 100 brand new and it would cost you just for hoses . it is very easy to install if you want step by step let me know?...

Dodge Repair: Radio Repair, dodge grand caravan, wire antenna
dodge grand caravan, wire antenna, dodge dealership: This thing has me puzzled... I ve never had any problems like this with the audio system. It might just be an issue with one of the illuminator wires also that light up the display and such. If I was you, I would head down to Wal-Mart, get a halfway decent...

Dodge Repair: Ram 50 Brakes, lot air, dodge ram
lot air, dodge ram, master cylinder: hello Bob you have to do all 4 wheels start from the rear pas side then go to rear drivers side then go left pasnger side front and the left front . some times you have to bleed a lot air sometimes is hard to get out and open them up first and they will...

Dodge Repair: Ram Condenser Trouble, stop leak, condenser
stop leak, condenser, ram 1500: not a condenser that would be an evaporator inside the dash. yeah it happens. NO other way of repairing this no stop leak only messes up stuff by clogging more things and then u haft to hunt that down as well. If u live near Atlanta Georgia i would do this...

Dodge Repair: RE; 00 Caravan Inop Flasher/turn signals, continuity check, turn signals
continuity check, turn signals, inop: I m not sure why I didn t catch this before but the DRL only affects one of the two filaments in the turn signal bulb. The other one is fed by two fuses in the junction block by your feet. That s where I was pointing you to earlier about the DRL relay. ...

Dodge Repair: HOW DO I REPLACE/REPAIR THE HEATER CORE?, heater hoses, heater core
heater hoses, heater core, fire wall: hello cory thire is a eaiser way go under the dash if you have air remove the tubes for air under the dash you will see a black remove the screws and pull the cover off and you will see the heater core the heater hoses go threw the fire wall dis cont pet...

Dodge Repair: REPLACING PASSENGER WINDOW, door latch, screw cap
door latch, screw cap, speaker grille: FRONT DOOR TRIM PANEL REMOVAL Disconnect battery Open door. Disconnect main wiring harness at door opening. If equipped, remove window crank Window Crank Disengage clips attaching speaker grille to trim panel Front Door Trim Panel Remove screws...

Dodge Repair: Rear End 1991 Dodge Stealth ES, 1991 dodge stealth, dodge stealth
1991 dodge stealth, dodge stealth, hydrolic: Hi, Where was the plug in the tire? Usually, the tires will bust the belts inside of it and will cause this problem. Take the tire off and roll it accross a floor. If it hits a certian spot and bounces a little then this is your problem. Replace the tire....

Dodge Repair: Rear wheel bearings, rear wheel bearings, dodge grand caravan
rear wheel bearings, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan: hello gary this is a easy job pull the wheel you will see brake drum then pop the dust cover off pull the koter key and remove bog nut the bearing will slide off with the drum then intall the new bearigs tighten the back off a guarter tirn please rate my...

Dodge Repair: Recharging AC system, recharging ac, dodge stratus
recharging ac, dodge stratus, ac system: who told u to recharge the system a tech or a buddy? The stuff that u got is only for the low side and u can put the stuff on the high side because its bigger then the low side. Fallow lines from the compressor to the firewall and the ports will be on...

Dodge Repair: Remove door panel, window switches, dodge stratus
window switches, dodge stratus, speaker grille: REMOVAL Roll door glass down. Disengage two clips attaching speaker grille to door trim panel. They are at the front of the grille, one near the top, and the other one at the bottom. Remove three large washer-headed screws surrounding the speaker (Lower...

Dodge Repair: Replacing the air filter, dodge caravan, 10mm
dodge caravan, 10mm, atlanta area: u will also need to loosen the clamp on the hose up top and the one right below where u took off the 2 10mm bolts. The that will come off then u have one more 10mm bolt holding the filter housing in place.I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look...

Dodge Repair: Replacing my front rotor, dodge ram 1500, metal cap
dodge ram 1500, metal cap, rotor: first of all u need to put a rotor on the other side as well. New bearings inner and outer for both sides and repack them with grease.If u do just one side then u will have uneven braking. Second if u haft to pull a bearing cap off that means u have 2 bearings...

Dodge Repair: Reseting ECM/Computer after TCM replacement., grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport
grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan: If you recently replaced the TCM, you need a mechanic to hook up an external code scanner and clear any existing codes in the system. This should fix it- if it still gets limp mode, there is a mechanical problem. Most of the time this is due to the TCM detecting...

Dodge Repair: Right turn signal flashing fast 91 plymouth voyager, light bulb burns, left turn signal
light bulb burns, left turn signal, plymouth voyager: The problem is a bad bulb. The flasher works by heat in the circut, the flasher gets hot and open the circut. this makes the lights go off as the flasher cools off the circut is complete and the lights go back on. This happens really fast . when a light...

Dodge Repair: Rough idling ect., fuel injector cleaner, stp fuel injector cleaner
fuel injector cleaner, stp fuel injector cleaner, colored smoke: You ve probably got fauly fuel injectors, which are either spitting in too much or not enough fuel, which will produce odd colored smoke. Or, they may just be dirty. Try running some STP fuel injector cleaner and a bottle of octane booster in the gas, it might...

Dodge Repair: radiator drain, dodge dakota, heater core
dodge dakota, heater core, coolant: U are not flushing the system just draining it go to a shop and have them do a flush with a machine if thats what U want. And I doubt that U will unclog the heater core due to U more then likely have not changed the coolant out every 30k like the owners...

Dodge Repair: radiator drain cock, chrysler jeep dodge, drain cock
chrysler jeep dodge, drain cock, drain plugs: There s two types of drain plugs I can think of most commonly used on chrysler/jeep/dodge products. The first one is in a metal radiator and really shouldn t just pop out for any reason. If it does then I would suspect the radiator itself is stripped out....

Dodge Repair: radiator fan relay, dodge grand caravan, radiator fan
dodge grand caravan, radiator fan, grand caravan: Remove the air cleaner upper section, remove the entire box that holds the air filter in place. Behind that you will find a 4 wire (I think) connector going to a component that mounts to the frame rail. That s your fan relay. They go bad all the time. Dou...

Dodge Repair: radiator fluid color, radiator fluid, heater cores
radiator fluid, heater cores, stop leak: stop leak is the worst thing that was ever invented. Your coolant needs to be a 50/50 mix of the green stuff and water. The chalk is air and stop leak mixing with the old coolant and it will cause more issues then u have now like clogging up heater cores...

Dodge Repair: radiator overheats, dodge van, front wheel drive
dodge van, front wheel drive, passenger cars: Wouldn t have a clue to be honest... You should have read my profile and instructions, I do not know anything at all about these RAM vans. Only front wheel drive stuff, like minivans and midsize passenger cars. My guess would be either a bad A/C or failing...

Dodge Repair: ram 2500, shaft puller, axle shaft
shaft puller, axle shaft, slide hammer: if u need to know this which is the simple part of the job I doubt that U should be messing with the front diff. REMOVAL Remove half shaft from vehicle. Remove skid plate, if equipped. Clean axle seal area. Remove snap ring from the axle shaft....

Dodge Repair: ram van 3500 dies on highway, pep boys, dodge 3500
pep boys, dodge 3500, senser: hello aaron please stayaway from pep boys i have no faith in them it is a bad 02 senser and it is common in mopar. my daughter was in florida and went to pep boys she had the same problem when she got it back home i did a diagnostiac test 02 senser change...

Dodge Repair: rattling from timing chain direction.., dodge ram van, plastic gears
dodge ram van, plastic gears, steel gears: Joe, The noise you are hearing could be comming from a few places, They have two differant kinds ogf gears. one set has plastic gears and they can be very noisey the other set is steel. also I have run into a few trucks that the water pump was making a...

Dodge Repair: rear main seal, ft lbs torque, dodge ram 1500
ft lbs torque, dodge ram 1500, loctite 518: CRANKSHAFT REAR OIL SEALS The service seal is a 2 piece, viton seal. The upper seal half can be installed with crankshaft removed from engine or with crankshaft installed. When a new upper seal is installed, install a new lower seal. The lower seal half can...

Dodge Repair: rear wheel bearing, disc brake caliper, rear disc brakes
disc brake caliper, rear disc brakes, rear drum brakes: REMOVAL NOTE: Before proceeding with this procedure, (Refer to 2 - SUSPENSION/REAR - WARNING). Raise the vehicle. (Refer to LUBRICATION & MAINTENANCE/HOISTING - STANDARD PROCEDURE). Remove the rear wheel and tire assembly from the vehicle (Refer to 22...

Dodge Repair: removal of oil pan, silicone rubber gaskets, negative battery cable
silicone rubber gaskets, negative battery cable, pan gasket: OIL PAN The windage tray and oil pan gaskets are integral. The silicone rubber gaskets are bonded to both sides of the windage tray. This assembly is reusable provided it is not damaged upon removal. CAUTION: Sealant must be carefully removed if gasket...

Dodge Repair: how to remove upper plenum for 98 Intrepid ES 3.2, camshaft position sensor, throttle position sensor
camshaft position sensor, throttle position sensor, positive crankcase ventilation: INTAKE MANIFOLD - UPPER 3.2L REMOVAL Disconnect negative cable from remote jumper terminal. Remove air cleaner housing and inlet hose Air Cleaner Housing and Inlet Hose Remove throttle and speed control cables from throttle arm and bracket. Disconnect...

Dodge Repair: removing door panel, dodge dakota sport, power mirror
dodge dakota sport, power mirror, speaker harness: REMOVAL Roll window down. Remove window crank (WINDOW CRANK - TYPICAL), if equipped. Remove screws attaching trim panel to door (DOOR TRIM PANEL) and (TRIM PANEL SCREW). CAUTION: Do not forcibly pull trim panel from door, damage to trim panel may occur....

Dodge Repair: repair, replacing a radiator, dodge ram
replacing a radiator, dodge ram, water pump: water pump about 4 hours. radiator 1.5 hours this is pay time not how long it will really take u that all depends on yourself. If u get a dealer to get the parts for u u get the pump,gasket,bypass hose,inlet tube,coolant,thermostat and gasket. I live...

Dodge Repair: replace front bearing on 99 durango, spindle nut, dodge durango
spindle nut, dodge durango, brake caliper: HUB/BEARING REMOVAL Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheel and tire assembly. Remove brake caliper, rotor, and ABS wheel speed sensor if equipped, Refer torakes. Remove hub/bearing spindle nut Hub/Bearing Slide hub/bearing off spindle INSTALLATION...

Dodge Repair: replace cd palyer in 2001 neon, antenna cable, negative cable
antenna cable, negative cable, cd palyer: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable (Battery Negative Cable Remove/Install). Remove instrument panel center bezel. Remove four mounting screws on the radio and pull out of instrument panel (Radio Remove/Install). Disconnect wiring...

Dodge Repair: When to replace timing belt, dodge neon, timing belt
dodge neon, timing belt, car repairs: 105,000 Miles (168 000 km) Replace the engine timing belt. U wont get the place to pay for it this falls under the cust responsibility to perform the required stuff and if a shop that is not run by Chrysler i doubt would know the schedule that a belt...

Dodge Repair: replace wiper motor, lbs torque, dodge intrepid
lbs torque, dodge intrepid, line connectors: WIPER MOTOR REMOVAL Remove wiper arms and blades, disconnect hoses from in-line connectors Wiper Motor and Linkage Module Be sure that the in-line connector is saved. Remove the rear hood seal with the cowl top plastic screen and disconnect the washer...

Dodge Repair: replaceing car engine and renewed mileage, new car engine, donor car
new car engine, donor car, proactive stance: You did not say anything about make, model etc. of car so this is a general statement answer.....................if you cannot afford to buy a new car and want to replace the engine with a used one, that is an okay thing to do.....................however,...

Dodge Repair: replaceing themostat, dodge ram 3500, negative battery cable
dodge ram 3500, negative battery cable, coolant level: THERMOSTAT - 3.9L V-6 OR 5.2/5.9L V-8 REMOVAL WARNING: DO NOT LOOSEN THE RADIATOR DRAINCOCK WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND PRESSURIZED. SERIOUS BURNS FROM THE COOLANT CAN OCCUR. Do not waste reusable coolant. If the solution is clean, drain the coolant into...

Dodge Repair: replacing dome light and switch., negative cable, flacid
negative cable, flacid, lamp bulb: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Insert a long, narrow, flat-bladed tool between the curved (outboard) edge of the reading and courtesy lamp lens and the overhead console housing (Overhead Console Reading Lamp Bulb Removal). ...

Dodge Repair: replacing starter on 1999 dodge neon, starter solenoid, bolt removal
starter solenoid, bolt removal, dodge neon: STARTER REMOVAL Disconnect battery negative cable Battery Cable Removal and Installation Raise vehicle. Vehicles equipped with A/C: Using a floor jack or jack stand, support the engine and transmission assembly so they will not rotate. Remove the...

Dodge Repair: replacing front struts, hydraulic brake hose, strut assembly
hydraulic brake hose, strut assembly, strut rod: REMOVAL - STRUT ASSEMBLY WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE THE NUT FROM THE STRUT ROD WHILE STRUT ASSEMBLY IS INSTALLED IN VEHICLE, OR BEFORE STRUT ASSEMBLY SPRING IS COMPRESSED. Raise the vehicle. See Hoisting in Lubrication and Maintenance. Remove the wheel and...

Dodge Repair: right rear turn signal, dodge neon, replacement bulbs
dodge neon, replacement bulbs, negative cable: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Move trunk lining as necessary from rear closure panel to gain access to back of tail lamp. Remove nuts attaching tail lamp to the rear closure panel. Disconnect the wiring connectors from the...

Dodge Repair: Back right wheel, rear brakes, mechanic
rear brakes, mechanic, neon: Hello this is a problem with the self adjusters in the rear brakes you acn remove the rear wheel and tap the drum with a hammer it will free up the brakes . and it should be drove more forward then backing it up all the time it adusts the brakes in the back...

Dodge Repair: roaring noise, front right, wheel bearings, dodge shadow
wheel bearings, dodge shadow, left front tire: Stop pulling out your hair, that s something you can t get at the parts store. Try swapping the tire to the left rear of the vehicle. If the noise moves it s in your tire. Also, move the left front tire to the right rear if the noise doesn t change. ...

Dodge Repair: running hot, neon highline, head gasket
neon highline, head gasket, dodge neon: Head gasket..... The water in the oil will only be there if the gasket is blown in a way that allowes the water to mix with the oil. Most neons will blow the gasket in the rear corner of the motor. away from the oil passageway. this motor is famous...

Dodge Repair: Sent request for help last week and no reply!!, chaz henry, turn signals
chaz henry, turn signals, cruise control: Open your hood of your vehicle and check if you have a black box located there. This should be the power dist box, black in color. Also, I dont know if you have a relay for your cruise control but if it doesnt work, normally the multifuntion lever is bad which...

Dodge Repair: Serp belt, tensioner pulley, dodge caravan
tensioner pulley, dodge caravan, serpentine belt: NO: 07-02-99 SUBJECT: Serpentine Belt Slips Off Idler Pulley DATE: June 14, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves replacing the bracket that the idler pulley attaches to. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L OR 3.8L ENGINE. ...

Dodge Repair: Service Engine Light, advance auto parts, dodge caravan
advance auto parts, dodge caravan, thire: Hello hun i would go to a auto zone if thire is one where you live or a advance auto parts they will check it out free with a diagnostiac test. If thire is a light on thire is a reason for this and should be checked out . Good luck to u hun and u have...

Dodge Repair: Service engine soon light, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, good luck: hello pamela did you have it checked why it was on ? if yes return it to the shop or try resting the compuiter your self by takeing off the pos. cable off the battery for one min and then hook it back up this should reset the light . good luck to u hun and...

Dodge Repair: Spark knock 1998 1500 w/5.9, 360, powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module
powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module, software calibration: THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 18-05-00 REV E, DATED SEPTEMBER 01, 2000, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE AN EMISSIONS PACKAGE UPDATE TO THE TABLE. SUBJECT: 1998...

Dodge Repair: Speedometer does not work, powertrain control module, dogde neon
powertrain control module, dogde neon, airbag module: No Bus indicates that the BUS network is down. This is a set of wires where components such as the radio, mechanicl instrument cluster (MIC), air bag module, trans control module and powertrain control module share information back and forth. There are also...

Dodge Repair: STARTING A NEON THAT HAS BEEN SITTING FOR MONTHS, dodge neon, battery cable
dodge neon, battery cable, dodge: Its possible the connections to the starter, are dirty. You will need to raise the vehicle support, it, and clean the connections to the starter. Make sure the positive battery, cable is dissconnected. If the vehicle starts, dont step on the gas, and race...

Dodge Repair: Stalling and Check engine light, pvc valve, negative terminal
pvc valve, negative terminal, diagnostic test: Hello Bruce You are makeing the right steps . The only way is a diagnostic test to see why the light is comeing on . In my shop many times folks want me to guess but you know if i am wroang then they want to blame me . not fair so i stoped trying to guess...

Dodge Repair: Stalling Issue with dodge daytona 2.5, dodge daytona, 1990 dodge daytona
dodge daytona, 1990 dodge daytona, oxygen sensor: You may want to replace the distribtor pickup plate. this is the part that takes the place of the old points system. it is located under the rotor in the distribtor, this will give you the same problem and dodge has had a lot of trouble with them. stev...

Dodge Repair: Stalling, speedometer, fuel gauge problems, dodge dealership, o2 sensors
dodge dealership, o2 sensors, fuel gauge: hello i am wondering if this is elct it could be louseing spark split second would make the truck stall . check coil and all elct plugs going in to the compuiter . wish i could look at this my self allways a reason just have to find it i will work with...

Dodge Repair: Start up, drbiii, dodge neon
drbiii, dodge neon, transmission sales: I see a computer update for such an item dealer will need to perform this. SYMPTOM/CONDITION: All Vehicles The vehicle operator may experience idle fluctuation. PL Vehicles with a 2.0L Engine (sales codes ECH) or a 2.0L engine and manual transmission...

Dodge Repair: Starting problem on 94 Intrepid, cam sensor, crank sensor
cam sensor, crank sensor, prime issue: have u had the fuel rail recall done? can u smell fuel in teh engine area after u try and crank it 1-2 times. Try this turn the key over 3 times with out starting the car if it fires right up on the 4th time u have a low fuel prime issue. That culd be in...

Dodge Repair: Steering gear replacement, plymouth voyager, splined shaft
plymouth voyager, splined shaft, intermediate shaft: The u joint your talking about is the roll pin at the gear this will come off the rack and you will see just a splined shaft. the shaft is cut in a way that you can only put it on one way. The sub frame could be held up by the stearing shaft sometimes you...

Dodge Repair: Stops Shifting, dodge spirit, 5 mins
dodge spirit, 5 mins, 3l: Lyold, The cars transmission is going into limp in mode . This is done when the trans computer finds a problem and shuts everything down. It sounds like you may have to have the trans put on a computer to find out what codes are stored in the trans computer....

Dodge Repair: Stratus heater problem, coolant level, temperature cable
coolant level, temperature cable, hot to cold: sounds like a temp door or cable issue here is the steps to get access to the door itself see if u can move it with your hand, SO u would be looking at the cable,ac head,blend air door. Get access to this stuff and u can go from there on what the prob is....

Dodge Repair: Sudden loss of all electrical, emergency flashers, auto parts store
emergency flashers, auto parts store, dash lights: Hi Keith, Check your battery cable going to the starter and make sure that you have good conections at both ends. There is an ignition switch located on the bottem of the steering column. This is probably what burned up and also the reason you don t have...

Dodge Repair: Suspicious antifreeze leak at dealer, antifreeze leak, dodge neon
antifreeze leak, dodge neon, minor tune: Danny, Kinda makes you wonder about your mechanic? Normally water pumps should last just a little bit longer. Unless he decided to loosen up a bolt and the leak is coming from there, and they want more money? I would have it inspected by someone else.. T...

Dodge Repair: safety, neutral safety switch, dodge caravan
neutral safety switch, dodge caravan, neutral position: REMOVAL Unscrew switch from transaxle case allowing fluid to drain into a container. Move selector lever to Park, then to Neutral position, and inspect to see the switch operating lever fingers are centered in switch opening. on the front of the tranny...

Dodge Repair: scrapped a curb now airbage..., good luck
good luck: Hello hun you can try reseting the compuiter by takeing off the neg cable for 5 min on the battery. If this does not work then a dealer will have to reprogam the compuiter the serivice ie 45 dollors Good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name pet...

Dodge Repair: seatbelt tensioner, seatbelt light, ken ross
seatbelt light, ken ross, design engineer: first off no it will not cause the airbag to deploy... when the airbag light comes on it means that the airbag cannot deploy I spoke with ken ross today the production design engineer for the caravan line, he expressed to me that you should have the dealer...

Dodge Repair: self reving engine, spare tank, brake booster
spare tank, brake booster, spark plugs: Sounds like you need to back up and check the basics. Is the truck getting fuel? you can try to spray some carb cleaner into the intake and see if it starts for a few seconds. If so then you have a fuel problem. if not then check for spark at the spark plugs....

Dodge Repair: setting the timing, dodge spirit, internal combustion
dodge spirit, internal combustion, bad water: Sounds like the timing belt sliped .. the motor has some marks on the gears that have to be timed. you may want to get a chilton book and read up on the timing belt instalation. after you have the belt timed then rotate the crank around 2 times and recheck...

Dodge Repair: shifting?, dodge intrepid, car sounds
dodge intrepid, car sounds, speedometer: hello marianne bring it back to the tranny shop and have them reset the compuiter or repromham the compuiter it should have ben done when the tranny was repaired they did not good luck and pleas let me knoe how you make out with it pete i am here to help...

Dodge Repair: side mount battery change, plastic screws, battery blanket
plastic screws, battery blanket, lbs torque: BATTERY REMOVAL Battery is accessible without removing the tire and wheel. Make sure ignition switch is in OFF UNLOCKED position and all accessories are OFF WARNING: NEVER GET UNDER A LIFTED VEHICLE IF NOT SUPPORTED PROPERLY ON SAFETY STANDS. Disconnect...

Dodge Repair: signal light bulb, side marker lamp, dodge caravan
side marker lamp, dodge caravan, signal lamp: FRONT PARKING AND TURN SIGNAL LAMP BULB - TOWN and COUNTRY REMOVAL Remove screw attaching side marker lamp to fascia. Remove housing by pulling outward and away from the fascia Front Parking and Turn Signal Lamp - T&C Remove screw attaching parking and...

Dodge Repair: sluggish, dodge stratus, filter cap
dodge stratus, filter cap, dollors: Hello hun the first thing i would do with the miles you have . Is a good tune up plugs and wires and gas filter cap and rotor it would be a 70 dollors for the tune up . and they will also set the timeing is part of the tune up as well. Good luck to you...

Dodge Repair: smoke from my tail pipe, car odometer, high mileage
car odometer, high mileage, piston ring: You did not specify what type of smoke............I know...... you mean there is more than one type of smoke? All kidding aside; here is what you look for: 1: PURE white smoke that is also very thick is transmission fluid being siphoned from the transmission...

Dodge Repair: smoking front brakes in 1997 Dodge Ram Van, dodge ram van, size vans
dodge ram van, size vans, wheel cylinders: First of all, use only certified brake fluid. Transmission fluid has grit in it that will wreck the master cylinder. I don t know much about the full size vans, but my guess would be you have sticking wheel cylinders or a bad master cylinder. Not 100% positive...

Dodge Repair: no spark, chain tensioners, timeing
chain tensioners, timeing, electrical problem: Hello jeff it is very posbiale the timeing is wroang. And rember on this car the compuiter controlls your spark . i would tell him to check the timeing and also check the compuiter to see if is is working . good luck to u pete if u need more help...

Dodge Repair: speed odometer and fuel gauge and dash lights, gas gauge, dodge neon
gas gauge, dodge neon, fuel gauge: OK, first thing is you are going to have to have some knowledge about auto electric systems. Second you more than likley have a short in the gauges. You will have to back track to the problem. Third you will need a voltage meter. Check the voltage at the...

Dodge Repair: speed sensor on dodge avenger transmission, 1998 dodge avenger, dodge avenger
1998 dodge avenger, dodge avenger, crank sensor: You can still be a hero. it just may cost you a little more money. Have the computer checked and see what code you have. if you cant do that then replace the input and output sensor. But you will be just guessing. Good luck, Steve P.S. Big...

Dodge Repair: speedometer does not work, speed sensor, speedometer
speed sensor, speedometer, check engine light: Debra, The problem could be a few differant problems depending on you year and car make, Most likley the speed sensor is bad. this is what sends the info to the speedometer. Let me know what kind of car and the year and we can get it fixed for you. stev...

Dodge Repair: sporadic struggle to start no warning chime, dodge neon, costly repair
dodge neon, costly repair, gas filter: Hello hun The chime would not have anything to do with this that could be a simpile fuse . Now I belive you have picked up wayer in the tank or some dirt in the tank . Have the gas filter changed a 50 dollor charge at a shop and tell them to as fuel engt...

Dodge Repair: sporadic unexplained overheating-frustrated!!, dodge caravan, intermitently
dodge caravan, intermitently, temp gauge: The problem is not with the a/c system it is with the overheating. if the car is overheating the a/c will not work. you need to make sure the radiator is full and clean. also make sure that when it starts to overheat is the fan running? there was a problem...

Dodge Repair: stalling, dodge dakota, scan tool
dodge dakota, scan tool, silver metal: There was a problem with the early made idle speed control motors causing a start and stall on hot restarts. The older styles were silver/metal while the newer ones are black/metal. You may start with replacing that. Given that it is a 93 model you will...

Dodge Repair: no start, luck steve, vacume
luck steve, vacume, dodge dakota: Denise, To check the vacume at the map sensor you need to hook a vacume gauge to the vacume line, if you dont have one of these then just make sure the hose is hooked up , not cracked and is not stopped up. Also see if you can get a fuel presure reading,...

Dodge Repair: starter, dodge caravan, old battery
dodge caravan, old battery, itt: Hello phillp i would have the starter checked again it sounds like a bad starter. and the other cause of this if the old battery went dead the compuiter could need reprogaming when the battery goes dead the compuiter louses its mem. A dealer can check...

Dodge Repair: starter, metric bolts, left hand side
metric bolts, left hand side, dynasty: hello Ken this is easy u have to jack the car up in the front the starter is under the front left hand side . thire is 3 15 metric bolts to take out heb the starter will oull right out Good luck to u and if u need more help just let me know pet...

Dodge Repair: where is the starter, ft lbs torque, transmission control module
ft lbs torque, transmission control module, automatic transaxle: STARTER CAUTION: The generator output terminal must be connected to the battery positive terminal of the starter solenoid. For the charging and cranking systems to operate properly. 2.0 ENGINE - WITH MANUAL TRANSAXLE REMOVAL Disconnect the remote battery...

Dodge Repair: starter location, chrysler autos, dodge neon
chrysler autos, dodge neon, chrysler: I would really like to assist you on this.........however, the majority of my experience has been isolated to the trucks and not the chrysler autos; I would suggest that you pickup a copy of Chiltons Repair manual for this car; they re cheap and loaded with...

Dodge Repair: starter mounting bolts, dealler, dodge dakota
dealler, dodge dakota, dumb women: Hello dee you are not a dumb women . Here is what you want to do is go to a dealler they can pull the bolts right off the shelf . they will cost 3 dollors a pice but u will have them . if you have troulble geting threw them let me know i will help you get...

Dodge Repair: starter, dodge ram, bolts
dodge ram, bolts, good luck: Jessica, The starter should have 2 bolts and 2 wires. Both bolts are the same and go into the transmission where the starter bolts up. of the two wires you will have one big and one little. the big wire goes right on the main post. the small wire should...

Dodge Repair: not starting, dodge ramcharger, starter solenoid
dodge ramcharger, starter solenoid, heater blower: The first thing to do is see if your getting power to the starter. if so then check to see if you have power on the small wire at the starter while the key is turned. If yes , then replace the starter. If no power then you have another problem. Let...

Dodge Repair: starting 99 dodge grand caraven, lock smith, steering wheel
lock smith, steering wheel, switc: hello shawn this is a pin in the colluim when you put the key in it is not realeasing . it will need to have the eng. switc pulled and the pin changed . is not a really big job about 150 in a good shop 200 for lock smith . please rate my serivice pet...

Dodge Repair: starting problems, dodge van, starter fluid
dodge van, starter fluid, dollors: hello are you sure you are geting spark? and do you know u might have got a bad fuel pump off the shelf at the parts store it can happen. and thire is a balest resister on the fire wall it works the eng system it is a small block with a long wire this...

Dodge Repair: starting, dodge intrepid, starer
dodge intrepid, starer, dash lights: hello diane this is a bad starer it is going bad . it should be changed it as a flat spot on it and you might take awhile to get it in that spot where it just clicks . good luck to u hun and if u need more help let me know and u have a pretty name pete...

Dodge Repair: starts and stalls, no power, spark plug wires, vacuum leak
spark plug wires, vacuum leak, cone spray: Jim, When you go back to the junk yard check and see if you can get a map sensor, Also check the vacume line that goes from the map sensor along the back of the valve cover to the throtle body. Also you may want to check on a distribtor pick up plate....

Dodge Repair: stereo wiring, panel lamps, front door speaker
panel lamps, front door speaker, speaker radio: RADIO - C2 CAV CIRCUIT FUNCTION 1 X60 22DG/RD (WITH PREMIUM RADIO) RADIO 12 VOLT OUTPUT 2 X51 20BR/YL LEFT REAR SPEAKER (+) 3 X52 20DB/WT RIGHT REAR SPEAKER (+) 4 X53 20DG LEFT FRONT DOOR SPEAKER (+) 5 X54 20VT RIGHT FRONT DOOR SPEAKER (+) 6 X57...

Dodge Repair: strange electrical problems 97 grand caravan, grand caravan, indicator light
grand caravan, indicator light, electrical problems: issue 1 wiper replace the multi function switch its called a ghost wipe the brake light would be low fluid look for leaks or low brake pads or shoes. the bulb issue could be a wire or socket in the tail light area. the coolant leak I cant do anything...

Dodge Repair: strange noise in engine, dodge caravan, strange noise
dodge caravan, strange noise, convertors: John, this could be almost anything from the water pump to the trans convertor. Dodge has had a lot of trouble from the convertors. You may want to get an area that the noise is comming from. this would help guide me in the right direction. Let me know...

Dodge Repair: strut replacement, disc brake caliper, rear parcel shelf
disc brake caliper, rear parcel shelf, rear caliper: REMOVAL - STRUT ASSEMBLY (REAR) NOTE: When removing rear strut assembly from vehicle, access to the 3 rear strut assembly-to-strut tower attaching nuts is through the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Remove the rear seat cushion from the interior...

Dodge Repair: strut replacement, rear drum brakes, strut assembly
rear drum brakes, strut assembly, dodge neon: REMOVAL - STRUT ASSEMBLY (FRONT) NOTE: Before proceeding with this procedure, (Refer to 2 - SUSPENSION/FRONT - WARNING). Raise the vehicle. (Refer to LUBRICATION & MAINTENANCE/HOISTING - STANDARD PROCEDURE). Remove tire and wheel assembly from location...

Dodge Repair: strut tower 2000 dodge stratus, shock absorber, shock assembly
shock absorber, shock assembly, upper control arm: SHOCK ASSEMBLY (FRONT) NOTE: Before proceeding, review SERVICE WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS in this section. REMOVAL Loosen wheel nuts. Raise vehicle on jack stands or centered on a frame contact type hoist. See Hoisting in the Lubrication and Maintenance...

Dodge Repair: Thank you + New Question, rubber grommet, dodge durango
rubber grommet, dodge durango, pain in the neck: first the gas gauge.. yes its a drop of the tank and its a royal pain.. just have an extra person and a few hours.. as for the transleak.. I recommend changing the rubber grommet where the dipstick meets the trans seems like after 40000 miles they start to...

Dodge Repair: Thermostat 04 Dodge Intrepid, engine oil dipstick, dipstick tube
engine oil dipstick, dipstick tube, dodge intrepid: REMOVAL Disconnect negative cable from remote jumper terminal. WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE PRESSURE CAP WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND UNDER PRESSURE BECAUSE SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR. Drain cooling system (Refer to 7 - COOLING - STANDARD PROCEDURE)....

Dodge Repair: Thermostat, drain coolant, negative battery cable
drain coolant, negative battery cable, radiator hose: REMOVAL WARNING: DO NOT LOOSEN RADIATOR DRAINCOCK WITH SYSTEM HOT AND PRESSURIZED. SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR. Do not waste reusable coolant. If solution is clean, drain coolant into a clean container for reuse. If thermostat is being replaced,...

Dodge Repair: Thermostat on a 2001 Durango, drain coolant, negative battery cable
drain coolant, negative battery cable, dodge durango: REMOVAL WARNING: DO NOT LOOSEN RADIATOR DRAINCOCK WITH SYSTEM HOT AND PRESSURIZED. SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR. Do not waste reusable coolant. If solution is clean, drain coolant into a clean container for reuse. If thermostat is being replaced,...

Dodge Repair: Thermostat, oil dipstick, drive belts
oil dipstick, drive belts, 2001 dodge stratus: REMOVAL - 2.7L Disconnect negative cable from remote jumper terminal. WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE PRESSURE CAP OR ANY HOSE WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND UNDER PRESSURE BECAUSE SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR. Drain cooling system (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ENGINE...

Dodge Repair: TIMING AND TIMING BELT, timing gears, dodge 600
timing gears, dodge 600, 12 oclock: William, The camshaft keyway should be at 12 oclock position. Keyway in the center of the head. there is a mark a small slash on the gear. the bottom Gears are the same way both lower gears have a dot or slash on them these need to line up with each other....

Dodge Repair: Track bar for ram 3500, cotter pin, rail bracket
cotter pin, rail bracket, frame rail: TRACK BAR-FRONT REMOVAL Raise and support the vehicle. Remove the cotter pin and nut from the ball stud end at the frame rail bracket Track Bar Remove ball stud from bracket with Puller C-4150A Track Bar Puller Remove the bolt and flag nut from the...

Dodge Repair: Tranny ?, turbine speed, mile warranty
turbine speed, mile warranty, torque converter: Hello hun This is a problem in the tranny compuiter , Bring it back to your dealer and tell them to reprogam the compuiter. This will then down shift easy and up shift easy. Good luck with the car . If u need more help u let me know, and u have a pretty...

Dodge Repair: Tranny, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, speed motor: Derek, The problem could be two things. First, the trans convertor could be locking up. This is cause by a small amount of metal getting in the covertor . Second. You could have a idle problem, you may want to remove the idle speed motor and clean...

Dodge Repair: Trans, dodge stratus, condition thanks
dodge stratus, condition thanks, shift out: Hello Randy this could be in the shift senser it should be brought to a tranny shop so they can do a diagnostic test to see for sure what it is . the diagnostic test in a tranny shop is free it is part of the sevice good luck to u and hope you make out well...

Dodge Repair: Trans., dodge dynasty, hello bill
dodge dynasty, hello bill, dollors: hello bill this car shifts by its own compuiter you will have to get it to a tranny shop so they can reprogam the tranny compuiter . that does sound like your problem it should be no more than 40 dollors to do this service pete ps you can try dis. pos cable...

Dodge Repair: Transmission, dodge caravan, dear pete
dodge caravan, dear pete, tansmission: hello colleen do me a favor call back to this shop and let me know the name of the part what is bad it sounds like a high price for the part . that should include the labor to . let me know so i can help u on this . good luck to u hun and u have a pretty...

Dodge Repair: Transmission on 1995 Dodge LE, mechanic shops, train control
mechanic shops, train control, torqueflite: Hi, This would probably cure the problem. However, I can t give you a cost as different mechanic shops charge different prices. Call around your town and get the cost from at least 4 different places and choose the cheepest place. AS LONG AS THEY ARE DEPENDABLE....

Dodge Repair: Transmission Cooler Lines, thread sealant, rubber hoses
thread sealant, rubber hoses, coolant hose: If you ve got rubber hoses that go right to the radiator fittings then chances are the hoses may have been torn by the clamps or during the removal process. There s been a couple of service bulletins that came out regarding using a new style clamp that does...

Dodge Repair: Transmission or starter, dodge neon, oxygen sensor
dodge neon, oxygen sensor, safe place: Hello hun First check the battery make sure it is good . If good then check the starter could be bad. And then once get it runing then find where the leak is on the trannt it is posbile a line going to the rad. If you need more help just let me know...

Dodge Repair: Transmission, luck steve, automatic transmission
luck steve, automatic transmission, untill: Andie, the trans sounds like it is going into limp in mode which is a safty setting for the trans when the computer detects something wrong, What you should have done is have the trans computer checked for any problem codes in the computer. This will...

Dodge Repair: Transmissions, dodge intrepid, answer asap
dodge intrepid, answer asap, brown tint: Chris, The trans sounds like the low clutch is slipping, When you checked the fluid did it have a brown tint to it? if so the the trans is burned up and needs to be rebuilt. If you have a trans presure gauge you can hook up to the low/rev presure port and...

Dodge Repair: Trouble Code interpretation P1698, grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport
grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan sport, dodge grand caravan: I would first check the BCM. It is usually in the kick panel on the right side of the car.remove and replace the harness plugs checking for loose wires / poor contact, etc. Do the same with the TCM, many times in modern electronics our problems are more...

Dodge Repair: Trouble starting car, dodge omni, new spark
dodge omni, new spark, seatbelt: hello dianne this is a bad cont it is either going to the bat or going to the starter i would check the pos. cable going to the starter if this comes louse and 4 cyl do like to do this i would also check the starter relay switch also on the fender well. if...

Dodge Repair: Turbo, coolant leak, turbo wheels
coolant leak, turbo wheels, engine temp: If the wastegate fails then you ll have one of two conditions. Un-managed boost which could cause the engine to go pop if you have a heavy foot. OR if it s stuck partially/fully open then you re going to have a lack of performance Either of those two...

Dodge Repair: Turn Signal on 1989 Dodge Dynasty, dodge dynasty, dollors
dodge dynasty, dollors, turn signals: Hello jennifer this is not a bad fuse or a bad relay or flasher you have a bad socket and that is where the bulb goes in to . they sell the sockets at the parts store for 5 dollors i would do them both. and you will be flashing again lol . good luck to...

Dodge Repair: Turn Signal Flasher, 1990 dodge daytona, dodge daytona
1990 dodge daytona, dodge daytona, fuse panel: Hi, It should be located on the fuse panel. You can get a repair manual from Auto Zone that will explain it to you. You should have a repair manual and research this problem. You will also have the repair manual for future reference. Cowboy 110...

Dodge Repair: Turn Signal lights, dodge durango, harness connector
dodge durango, harness connector, hazard lights: the hazards and turn work off the same relay. If the flasher does not work go for a multi function switch. Reach under the outboard side of the steering column opening and remove the combination flasher from the instrument panel wire harness connecto...

Dodge Repair: Turn Signals on 2006 Dodge Caravan, auto mechanic shop, 2006 dodge caravan
auto mechanic shop, 2006 dodge caravan, bright headlights: the IPM and front controller is the fuse box under the hood and the silver computer that is attaches to it. U wont be able to test it correctly due to them being mated together and U don t have a dealer scanner to turn each item on. I can do the front controller...

Dodge Repair: Turn Signals-Dodge Caravan-2005, left turn signal, dodge caravan
left turn signal, dodge caravan, apointment: Hi, There are a lot of things that can cause this problem. Unless you know a little about auto electrical systems it would be pretty hard to repair yourself. There is deffanetly a short in your wiring. You would have to get a wiring schematic and trace...

Dodge Repair: Turn signals don't work., time delay relay, dodge shadow
time delay relay, dodge shadow, hazard lights: Eric, Make sure you have the flasher unit and not the time delay relay for the lights. the time delay relay will get hot. the flasher should not. Also there are two flashers. one for the 4way hazard lights and the other for the blinker. If you have...

Dodge Repair: Turn signals, signal lights, flasher
signal lights, flasher, fuses: Hi There, Some cars have a seperate flasher for the turn signals. I don t know what kind of car you have. check the flasher if that doesn t fix the problem wright me back. This time give me as complete an history as possible. Thanks Cowboy 1104...

Dodge Repair: Can't start car, stearing wheel, dodge intrepid
stearing wheel, dodge intrepid, colume: Ken, The stearing wheel has a lock on it so that when you remove the key you cant turn the wheel. Try pulling down or turning the wheel hard while turning the key . It sounds like you just have the car in a bind. If you have it towed somewhere that is...

Dodge Repair: "tensioner" for belts, power steering pump, dodge neon
power steering pump, dodge neon, air cond: hello brenda Yes you car as a teninser it is a dealer part and thet keeps it tight on power steraling and air cond. if you have any more troulble finding this part i will localte for u .just let me know good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name my...

Dodge Repair: thermostat?, harsh chemicals, dodge intrepid
harsh chemicals, dodge intrepid, bad habit: sounds like a micro leak.. the harsh chemicals have a bad habit of over time and heat causing leaks in this area.. just remove the bolts that mount the housing to the engine clean well and use rtv sealant blue type and put her back together again... yes...

Dodge Repair: timeing belt, power steering pump, hello bill
power steering pump, hello bill, repair history: Hello Bill the timeing belt only keeps the eng in time . the serpitine belt runs alt and power steraling and that model of yours should have a serperate ac belt maybe you only need a serpitine belt a lot cheheaper then a timeing belt and a lot less...

Dodge Repair: timing belt 2002 dodge neon, plymouth neon, crank sensor
plymouth neon, crank sensor, dodge neon: For right now, forget the timing belt; if you are not getting any power to the coil, then it is not a timing issue. It sounds as if you are doing the work yourself; so here is my suggestion: 1-Go to a parts store and find a Chiltons repair manual to cover...

Dodge Repair: timing belt problems, outer boroughs, dollors
outer boroughs, dollors, dodge stratus: hello again hun he did not get it wright no dout about it what area are you in i need to know if you have a adnance auto around you or a auto zone . this is where you can gets theys parts you are no bother at all you get back to me and i will help you buy...

Dodge Repair: timing belt, zero tolerence, dodge dynasty
zero tolerence, dodge dynasty, car junk: The shop fed you a line of crap... Replace the belt, and it should be fine. My 89 Dynasty blew a belt like that recently, and after I replaced it it worked fine. As far as the compression goes, all the cylinders won t have the exact same level of compression....

Dodge Repair: timing chain, dodge ram 2500, chain and sprockets
dodge ram 2500, chain and sprockets, chain and sprocket: here it is but I dont know how u want to gauge easy for your self. NO: 09-07-97 SUBJECT: Timing Chain Noise DATE: Jun. 27, 1997 NOTE:THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.9L ENGINE. SYMPTOM/CONDITION: Rattling or lifter type noise...

Dodge Repair: tire roar, dodge durango, tire shop
dodge durango, tire shop, roar: hello susan it could be caused by theat tire u are telling me about bring it to a tire shop and have them check that tire i belive it is the problem if not let me know we will go further . good luck to you hun and u have a pretty name pete please rate my...

Dodge Repair: torque converter clutch solenoid circuit, torque converter clutch, torque converter clutch solenoid
torque converter clutch, torque converter clutch solenoid, dodge neon: Hi, You will have to un pluge the torque converter shitch and drive the car. See if that is the problem. The nutural safety switch only causes the vehicle s engine not to turn over when you try to start it in any gear other than park or neutral. Cowboy...

Dodge Repair: torque converter, torque converter clutch, dodge ram
torque converter clutch, dodge ram, autozone: it is common to go did u get a warnerty with the truck hope you did . how many miles on it they are know to go the trannys in thoes trucks dont last being honest with u it would be wise to have a stick installed run for ever with starnard tranny pete...

Dodge Repair: tranny in limp mode, dodge dynasty, output speed
dodge dynasty, output speed, speed sensor: Well, it s an electronic transmission with alot of problems that can materialize and throw it in to limp mode. The Turbine sensor he replaced was the output speed sensor. You ve also got an input speed sensor that looks almost identical. If he replaced...

Dodge Repair: transfercase, rear drive shaft, slip yoke
rear drive shaft, slip yoke, drive shaft: hello hun you can go to auto zone and get a manuial called haynes for 12 dollors this book ic complete step by step. and a transer case here is a number to call they will ship to you it is 585 637 5000 . tell petes shop told you to call . good luck...

Dodge Repair: transmission, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, houseing: hello michael this sounds like the bolts in the tranny were not tourked it will and bolts on tourk converter all you can do is check all blots around the bell houseing of tranny also look for a craked bell houseing and that is the tranny it self . let me...

Dodge Repair: transmission, dodge caravan, handiman
dodge caravan, handiman, opion: Hello Mary this is a tranny tear down and yes special tools . Now rember a dealer is allways higher a good tranny shop is what u need and they would only charge half that price . the dealer price is off the wall. good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name...

Dodge Repair: transmission, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, klunk: the first guy is full of crap. If u have docs to back up your story threaten to take him to small clams court. Talk to a local lawyer for some advice on how to handle this so it does not get kicked out off a small detail. A quick learn is what I would have...

Dodge Repair: transmission fluid, dip stick, tranny fluid
dip stick, tranny fluid, dodge ram: Hello janice the tranny fluid goes in where the dip stick goes . The best way to do this is go to the parts store and buy a long neck fonal. this will make it very easy to fill. and you want the type made for mopor tranny fluid just ask and i am sure they...

Dodge Repair: transmission lock, propeller shaft, key cylinder
propeller shaft, key cylinder, park position: ADJUSTMENTS - BRAKE TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK Correct cable adjustment is important to proper interlock operation. The gearshift cable must be correctly adjusted in order to shift out of PARK. ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE 1 - STEERING COLUMN 2 -...

Dodge Repair: transmission thud, dodge ram 1500, thud
dodge ram 1500, thud, gears: hello june this sounds like a bad tranny pump . Which means u will have to have it rebult. I hate to tell you this but dodge trannys are junk in my thinking i see a lot of problems . So if you could get a good warentery on the rebult it would be best....

Dodge Repair: My transmission, dodge caravan, trani
dodge caravan, trani, radiator: hello michael i have heard of this . but he should get the tranny right for you . you have paid good money for the service he was supose to give to you . in my shop you are the customer and the customer is allways right . no matter what i have to do do please...

Dodge Repair: trouble code 32, trouble code 32, air fuel ratio
trouble code 32, air fuel ratio, dodge caravan: Mike, You really picked a good one...........there were MANY code 32 s with Chrysler vehicles and they vary by year and application; However, for 1994........here is your list of things to check: 1-Check the vacumn lines for the EGR valve system,...

Dodge Repair: truck will not start, fuse panel, computer wire
fuse panel, computer wire, auto shut down: Check to make sure that you have a good ground and a good 12 volts at the fuel pump. If you do then the pump is bad. If not then the problem is between the relay and the pump in the harness somewhere. this is where you just have to trace the wires and...

Dodge Repair: turn signal bulb replacement, side marker lamp, durango park
side marker lamp, durango park, signal lamp: PARK, TURN SIGNAL AND SIDE MARKER LAMP REMOVAL Remove torx screw attaching park lamp to headlamp module Park Lamp Screw Pull the park and turn signal lamp outward and separate from headlamp module. Remove park and turn signal sockets from back of lamp...

Dodge Repair: turn signal flasher box, power sorce, chilton manual
power sorce, chilton manual, flasher system: Greg, I will start with a little info on the turn signal system that may help, The flasher system gets its power from a second power sorce and flasher, so if both the flasher and signal are not working then the problem must be with the turn sig switch...

Dodge Repair: turn signal flasher location, turn signal flasher, dodge intrepid
turn signal flasher, dodge intrepid, steering column: REMOVAL The flasher is mounted to the back side of the multi-function switch. To gain access, the upper steering column cover must be removed (Refer to 23 - BODY/INSTRUMENT PANEL/STEERING COLUMN OPENING COVER - REMOVAL). The flasher can be removed by pulling...

Dodge Repair: Where is the turn signal relay on a 98 Dodge Stratus?, fuse panels, signal relay
fuse panels, signal relay, dodge stratus: COMBINATION FLASHER The flasher is mounted to the back side of the multi-function switch. To gain access the upper steering column cover must be removed. Refer to Steering Column Cover removal procedures below. The flasher can be removed by pulling it forward....

Dodge Repair: turn signal switch, passive restraint systems, screw the screw
passive restraint systems, screw the screw, airbag deployment: MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AIRBAG, Refer to PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING STEERING WHEEL OR STEERING COLUMN COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL...

Dodge Repair: Upper Control Arm Bushings, control arm bushings, upper control arm
control arm bushings, upper control arm, cotter pin: UPPER SUSPENSION ARM REMOVAL Raise and support the vehicle. Remove wheel and tire assembly. Remove brake hose bracket from the arm. Position a hydraulic jack under the arm and raise the jack to unload the rebound bumper. Remove cotter pin and nut...

Dodge Repair: Valves, valve job, senser
valve job, senser, cant belive: hello susan i cant belive this how was the car runung before . i would replace the cam senser first . and susan bring it to another shop . have them check the wires one could be crossed u never know what pelople do to make it look like a valve job Good luck...

Dodge Repair: Voltage trouble 93 Dynasty, wireing harness, voltage problems
wireing harness, voltage problems, dodge truck: Hello Randy you have to change the alt wires in the wireing harness this wire is bad and geting ready to break this is why the voltage drop you are geting . i just had a 1992 dodge truck with the same problem that would not start at all. changed the...

Dodge Repair: valve adj., valve adjustment, noisy lifters
valve adjustment, noisy lifters, janice: Hello janice if they are hyd. lifters they should adjust ther self . if they are not then tighten them down and back off to you have a littile bit of play . then start the car up and if you have noisy lifters then adjust them while the car is runing and...

Dodge Repair: a voyager minivan wont start, air intake hose, luck steve
air intake hose, luck steve, mr lopez: Mr Lopez, The coil does not have power on it untill you crank the motor, After you crank the motor for 20 seconds and if the computer does not see the motor start then it shuts down the realy. Check for spark at the plug wires while you have someone crank...

Dodge Repair: Water in crankcase, crankcase, oil pan
crankcase, oil pan, antifreeze: u might not ever get it all out. Did u start the car up or just pour it in? If u started it up then u are looking at bigger issues if it was just poured in and no start u might be able to get away and drop the oil pan clean it out and then change the oil...

Dodge Repair: Water dripping on passenger floorboard, drain tubes, weather strip
drain tubes, weather strip, drain tube: I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look at it for u. Let me know if this is to much for u and if u live near by I could do it. SYMPTOM/CONDITION: Several conditions can cause water to leak onto the carpet from the HVAC housing. These may include,...

Dodge Repair: Water outlet, 2.7 V6, water outlet, plenum
water outlet, plenum, bolts: i would not attach it back yeah the new one is 112 and it will require the upper plenum loose to get to the back bolts holding it down.. The screw on top is for the bleeding of the air once u get it installed. If u live near Atlanta I would do this for u...

Dodge Repair: Water under driver side carpet, plymouth voyager, core leak
plymouth voyager, core leak, water leak: The water leak could be caused by a faulty heater core. It could be one of many things, but it sounds like a heater core leak, it s on the driver s side of the vehicle. As far as the A/C condensing, that confuses me. I m stuck there, I haven t heard of it...

Dodge Repair: Weird problem and water leak, dodge grand caravan, coolant loss
dodge grand caravan, coolant loss, frost plugs: Crystal, If thats the case with your transmission, you probally have a bad torque converter, or servo bands. Transmission repairs are very expensive, you may want to shop around and get some estimates before you repair this. 2. As for the coolant loss,...

Dodge Repair: Wiper Motor Location 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, dodge ram 1500, discount auto parts
dodge ram 1500, discount auto parts, auto parts store: The best thing to do is go to a discount auto parts store and get a manual. This will explain the whole procedure to you and let you decide if it s to much of a p[roblem for you. If they don t have one you can order one from Haynes.com Cowboy 110...

Dodge Repair: Won't Start, dodge grand caravan, key cylinder
dodge grand caravan, key cylinder, grand caravan: the ign switch is the same one I was talking about =) I dont have pics on how to replace it only text. IGNITION SWITCH The ignition switch attaches to the lock cylinder housing on the end opposite the lock cylinder Ignition Switch - Viewed From Below...

Dodge Repair: Won't start where engine is hot, temp gauge, engine temp
temp gauge, engine temp, cold iron: change the fuel filter again; this time use the cummins recommended filter. All filters may look alike, but they are not / will-fit is not correct-fit . it would appear to be that internally the filter is restricting and as the engine temp rises it is allowing...

Dodge Repair: water in deisel tank, ft lbs torque, dodge ram 2500
ft lbs torque, dodge ram 2500, fuel filter replacement: INSTALLATION Refer to maintenance schedules for recommended fuel filter replacement intervals. Thoroughly clean inside of filter housing, filter cap and all related components. Fuel Filter: The engine has a self-priming low-pressure fuel system. Refer...

Dodge Repair: water drain valve, fuel filter replacement, heater element
fuel filter replacement, heater element, element water: REMOVAL Refer to maintenance schedules in this manual, or the owners manual for recommended fuel filter replacement intervals. Draining water from fuel filter/water separator housing: The housing drain valve (FILTER HOUSING) serves two purposes. One...

Dodge Repair: water in drivers carpet, windshield wiper, pine straw
windshield wiper, pine straw, heater core: what year and model of car................I know in the earlier chrysler years, they had a sever problem with water build up in the windshield wiper area at eh intakes for the vents, and as a result you always had water coming in.....anyone familiar with these...

Dodge Repair: water on back floorboards, water jugs, dodge neon
water jugs, dodge neon, anything but water: hello kathy this is a leak it could be the drain by the window is pluged . bring it to a dealer or good shop and tell what you told me they can blow it out with a air hose it is leaves ans twigs what get in there . Good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name...

Dodge Repair: water outlet housing, upper intake manifold, manifold installation
upper intake manifold, manifold installation, dodge intrepid: INSTALLATION Clean sealing surfaces. Inspect gaskets for tears and cuts. Replace as necessary. Install outlet connector and tighten bolts to 12 N∑m (105 in. lbs.) (Coolant Outlet Connector - 2.7L). Inspect and replace heater supply tube O-ring as necessary....

Dodge Repair: water pump 98 grand caravan, dodge grand caravan, haynes repair manual
dodge grand caravan, haynes repair manual, replacing a water pump: Hi, Your question is best anewered by telling you to go to Auto Zone and get a Haynes repair manual that covers youe vehicle. It would take forever to answer this guestion. It s written in simple language so that even a lay person can understand it. ...

Dodge Repair: water pump ondakato 98 5.9, upper radiator hose, hose clamp
upper radiator hose, hose clamp, fan shroud: Disconnect battery . Drain cooling system. Remove upper radiator hose clamp and hose at radiator The thermal viscous fan drive is threaded to the water pump hub shaft. Remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from water pump by turning mounting nut counterclockwise...

Dodge Repair: water pump, thire, dollors
thire, dollors, dodge ram: hello this is a easy fix take off the fan u will see the bolts to the water pump thire is proulbly 10 bolts remove the eater pump pull it . it should come off . do resverse to install . and the price of the water pump is around 35 dollors with a life time...

Dodge Repair: waterpump, dodge ram 1500, windshield washer reservoir
dodge ram 1500, windshield washer reservoir, drain coolant: WATER PUMP - V-6 AND V-8 ENGINES REMOVAL The water pump on all models can be removed without discharging the air conditioning system (if equipped) The water pump on all gas powered engines is bolted directly to the engine timing chain case/cover. ...

Dodge Repair: waterpump/timingbelt, fan radiator, timingbelt
fan radiator, timingbelt, timing belt: hello randy the best thing is to do is buy a book at a parts store it is made buy haynes and you will have the step by step and even pitchers how to do this job . I would give you step by step but i have 17 other questions to answer it would take me some...

Dodge Repair: front wheel bearings, front wheel bearings, spindle nut
front wheel bearings, spindle nut, brake caliper: REMOVAL Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheel and tire assembly. Remove brake caliper, rotor, and ABS wheel speed sensor if equipped, (Refer to 5 - BRAKES/HYDRAULIC/MECHANICAL/ROTORS - REMOVAL). Remove hub/bearing spindle nut and discard nut (Hub/Bearing)....

Dodge Repair: whell bearing hub torque spec., dodge avenger, cotter pin
dodge avenger, cotter pin, wheel bearings: AC FRONT HUB ASSEMBLY REMOVAL Shift the knuckle to the outside in order to maintain the clearance between the front hub assembly mounting bolts and the drive shaft. Caution 1. Do not damage the ball joint boot. 2. For vehicles with ABS, be careful not...

Dodge Repair: window motor removal, screw holes, lbs torque
screw holes, lbs torque, dodge stratus: WARNING: DO NOT HAVE ANY HANDS OR FINGERS IN SECTOR GEAR AREA WHERE THEY CAN BE PINCHED BY SMALL MOVEMENTS OF REGULATOR LINKAGE. REMOVAL Move the window to the full-up position, if possible. Remove door trim panel and window regulator, Refer toBody...

Dodge Repair: windshield washer, low wash light out, dodge ram 3500, fuse box
dodge ram 3500, fuse box, windshield washer: hehe HIGHWAY MAN huh wow 150 in 2 year not to bad. There is no fuse for the motor it straight wired from the Fuse box to the motor. The Front controller attached to the IPM tells the motor to run. I have seen either or both fail b4. Lift the hood ...

Dodge Repair: windshield washer pump, windshield washer pump, dodge durango
windshield washer pump, dodge durango, washer reservoir: REMOVAL The front washer pump/motor unit can be removed from the washer reservoir without removing the reservoir from the vehicle. Unlatch and open the hood. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Disconnect the headlamp and dash wire harness...

Dodge Repair: wiper pivot/assembly, dodge daytona, thire
dodge daytona, thire, auto stores: hello pam thire is a very good place called jc whintey .com you can get any thing u want on line and they will send u a catalog . Free of charge and if your son is handy he can get all his parts from a junk yard very cheap . Good luck to you both hun and...

Dodge Repair: wipers, dodge caravan, body control module
dodge caravan, body control module, wiper switch: Check engine light codes have to be retrieved before I can even start helping with that. Wipers could be a number of things from a bad wiper switch, bad wiper motor to even the body control module. Good news is there s a service bulletin to help diagnose...

Dodge Repair: wobble, dodge caravan, cv joint
dodge caravan, cv joint, jackstands: The wobble is caused by the inner cv joint. there iis a spring in the inner joint that could be broken. Jack the car up on jackstands and watch the axles as you spin the wheels. You may be able to tell which axle is bad. Good luck, Let me know what you...

Dodge Repair: wont start, fuel light, dodge dakota
fuel light, dodge dakota, vacume: Denise, I would start with the basics, Are you getting fuel? Is the fuel filter stopped up? Are you getting fire at the plugs? Since you are getting a map sensor code, You may want to check the vacume at the map sensor. and also the vacume line I...

Dodge Repair: #, jim well, crooks
jim well, crooks, spare time: Well Jim, Thats personal info that doesnt need to be known to you or anyone else. I do this on, my spare time, and this site will give you some info about vehicle repairs. I dont get paid to sit here, and type and be made fun of because you think I am a crook....

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Dog boarding, loving dogs, couple tips
loving dogs, couple tips, good bargain: I would take reviews with a grain of salt. After reading some reviews about my competitors many of the complaints are explained in my boarding packet about how the dog will react after boarding for more than a day or two. For the most part people donít...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Bedding Shavings, indoor outdoor carpeting, cedar shavings
indoor outdoor carpeting, cedar shavings, wood shavings: Hey Deidre, I think I have a possible solution for you. My first concern was about if this area under your deck got wet very often, but if you felt comfortable about putting cedar shavings under it I m assuming its a rather dry area. I suggested this...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: dog boarding, ammonia water, male dogs
ammonia water, male dogs, dog catchers: Hi Melissa. I ll break down my answer into sections and I ll try to cover some of the stuff that I ve come across, hopefully some things you have not thought of yet. Dog safety - have 6 foot high fences at least and covered kennels for jumping and...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: My little pit bull"Diva" Keeps whining at night!, crying puppies, puppy chow
crying puppies, puppy chow, boxer puppy: Hello Chareka, I have to dealt with crying puppies, my guess is that she is lonely, and just needs to get used to sleeping on her own. I m sorry to hear that you ve lost sleep because of it. Do you crate Diva at night? I would suggest giving her lots...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Kenneling a new puppy, Puppy, Boarding
Puppy, Boarding, Kennel: Hey Karen, First off, congrats on the new puppy! I m sorry if this gets long winded, but I figure I should overload you with information and opinions, rather than leave you guessing. I will go through your questions and try and tell you my opinions...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: cold tail or limp tail syndrome, wag, paying attention
wag, paying attention, vet: It sounds like a broken tail. It is not common, but an injury that can occur shuffling dogs through doors. Sometimes the dog will back up unexpectedly as the door is closing or just a worker who is not paying attention. Left untreated it can turn into a...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: cold tail or limp tail syndrome, english pointers, labrador retrievers
Dog Boarding/Kenneling: cold tail or limp tail syndrome, english pointers, labrador retrievers, foxhounds

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: first time boarding, Puppy, boarding
Puppy, boarding, kennel: Hello Mary, First off congrats on the new baby, it sounds like he got a wonderful loving home with you and will have much more attention than his previous home. After reading your question, my first idea is to ask this boarding facility if there is any...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Kennel Cough, kennel cough, bichon frise
kennel cough, bichon frise, kennel owners: Kennel cough vaccination takes at least 5 days (plus or minus a day depending on who you talk to) to become effective. If you are planning on boarding in Sept I would get it soon. Remember though that its not 100% effective so be prepared that even in the...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: dog boarding/kenneling, reasearch paper, good bargain
reasearch paper, good bargain, daycare: That s a pretty broad question but I ll try to give you some high level points on how to pick a kennel. Ultimately the same points used to pick a kennel relate to some form of safety. Whether that s minimizing sickness or the general safety of the dogs....

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Puppy Whining, bed toys, laundry room
bed toys, laundry room, bathroom break: My advice would be to try moving her to a different room with a TV or music playing, that way the noise won t keep you awake. She is still probably trying to adjust to her new life in your home. Also keep in mind that some breeds are more vocal than others....

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Boarding Chessie, outdoor kenneling, boarding
outdoor kenneling, boarding: Hi Wendy, I have a few suggestions that may help ease the paranoia of boarding Ben in an outdoor facility. I m not sure what his eating habits are, if he gets measured amounts, or if he is free fed... but you could increase his food intake before and...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: boarding our puppy, puppy, boarding
puppy, boarding, age: Hi Sarah, As far as your puppy being too young for boarding, that is up to your individual kennel. I for one do not board any dogs without a rabies vaccination unless there is a health reason and I require documentation from the owner s vet. Call and...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: 11 week old puppy - when can she stay at a boarding kennel?, Puppy boarding, puppy
Puppy boarding, puppy, boarding: Hello Jessica, Congrats on the new puppy, enjoy it lasts! Thanks for providing me with so much info about your situation, and I m warning you, I get long winded so you ll have a lot to read through and I hope that it helps. Kudos on the crate training,...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: My fixed female has a stinky vagina smell, vagina smell, proper diagnosis
vagina smell, proper diagnosis, yeast infection: Hello Tina, Specific health concerns is not really my area of expertise, but I didn t want to refuse your question because of it. Any time you feel there is something wrong physically with an animal it should be seen by a vet. Your nephew s dog could...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Boxer Puppies/Sleeping Temperature, crating, temperature
crating, temperature: Hi Rachel, I wouldn t worry about them getting too cold. If you are comfortable they should be. I have a boxer myself and I live in Wisconsin and I keep my house cool at night as well and he has never had any problems. Putting a blanket over their...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Dogs, Best, breeds
Best, breeds, grooming: Hello Henry. I ll do my best to answer all of your questions... to keep it easy to follow I ll answer them using the numbers you used to ask. 1.# There are a lot of dog breeds... no breed is perfect. To find the best dog to own you should do research...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Dog Boarding, daycare work, dhpp
daycare work, dhpp, rescue dogs: This is a tough one. Look around your area for a daycare that does overnight boarding and speak to the owner about your dilemma. You may run into problems that he is not old enough, some daycares require all vaccines, Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella to be given...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Beagle/Basset Puppies, basset puppies, soft towels
basset puppies, soft towels, clothes basket: Thanks for the great questions. As far as diet goes if you ask 10 experts on diet you will get 10 opinions. My opinions are more geared towards how and how much you feed them. The cheaper the food the cheaper the fillers will be so overall I would...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: parvo, horror stories, immunities
horror stories, immunities, vaccinations: Hi Jay, Most vets will tell you that between 8-12 weeks the pup transitions from his mom s immunities to the immunities from the vaccinations. I would avoid dog parks and places where you don t know if the dogs have been vaccinated. Otherwise unless you...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: leaving a puppy with family - weekend, family trip, 5 months
family trip, 5 months, puppy: I would be more worried about the in-laws than the puppy. Assuming your puppy has no general fear issues I don t see a problem with leaving a puppy with the grandparents. The problem I foresee is leaving a puppy, who at 5 months are generally very active,...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Bald back legs, boston terriers, obedience class
boston terriers, obedience class, training tool: Hi Tiffinie, The hair loss could be many things, I would check with your vet on that one. As far as the crate, I wouldn t view it as a bad thing. Dogs are den dwellers by nature so having their own cave is comforting. Many dogs will walk in voluntarily...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Quarantine
It is best to check directly with a UK government agency to get the correct answer to this question. I am primarily an expert with respect to boarding pets while clients are away on vacation etc. and am not an expert on the requirements of various countries...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: layover with a pet in turkey
Hello Rana, I looked into this for you, and it appears that Turkey fortunately does not have a quarantine period for dogs coming into the country. Your pet would need to be current with the rabies vaccination at least 30 days prior to arrival in the country,...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Boarding/Potty Training, boarding kennel, 7 months
boarding kennel, 7 months, beagle: A couple things could be going on: Marking: different that peeing, boy dog leaving a scent in case a girl dog comes around UTI: mostly in girls The dog wasnít 100% housetrained to begin with: When we were potty training my dog, my wife came in and...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: moving
Hi Dristan, You could try to work out a good boarding rate for him at your local kennel. We have had customers in your situation who have boarded for several months and came to visit the dogs every few days plus provided food. Hopefully, your local kennel...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Basic questions about dogs, initial vaccinations, water bowls
initial vaccinations, water bowls, guard dogs: Hi, I don t consider myself a breed expert so I ll give you some thoughts at a high level. My understanding of the breed is that they are herders and guard dogs. Generally speaking herding breeds, shepards, collies, etc. require a tremendous amount of exercise...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Puppy boarding, best bet, dog trainer
best bet, dog trainer, long trip: Many boarding facilities won t take puppy s under 16 weeks, mainly for the safety of the puppy they are still very susceptible to disease. I never recommend boarding a dog under 16 weeks for more than a night. Its quite a bit of stress on the puppy. They...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Boarding Advice for Silky Terrier
Hello Mary Margaret, Thank-you for your question. I have a few suggestions the kennel could try. Do they shut the dogs inside at night so they aren t outside barking? This is the first step we take when a dog is still up at 10 pm and barking in...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: dog peeing in the house, Inappropriate urination by dog
Inappropriate urination by dog: Hello Karen, Thank-you for your question regarding your border collie urinating in your home. Have you ruled out a medical issue for this problem (ie. urinary infection, urinary incontinence, diabetes, etc.)? Is he on any medication which may increase...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: diarrhea when boarding, dog diarrhea
dog diarrhea: Hi Leslie, The pet store brands I have used are NaturVet Anti-Diarrhea (by Garmon Corp., California) and KP Anti-diarrhea (by Gimborn Pet Specialties, Atlanta, Georgia). Both are liquids and contain Kaolin and Pectin. You have to give them quite a lot -...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: dogs not eating and vomiting bile, dog not eating
dog not eating: Hi Melissa, Thank-you for your question. We have encountered this problem many times since we started running the kennel in 1998. We have a few things we have tried though the years that have usually helped the pet eat and avoid vomiting bile. I usually...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Best material for an outdoor dog run, indoor outdoor carpeting, weather in canada
indoor outdoor carpeting, weather in canada, pea gravel: I faced this same problem when I was building my kennel. We are located in Wisconsin, so I know what you mean about the weather issue. We had battled with keeping grass growing but it just didn t work. We tried the rock (also known as pea gravel) and we...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIELS, cavalier king charles dogs, cavalier king charles spaniels
cavalier king charles dogs, cavalier king charles spaniels, cavalier king charles: Depends on where you live. Also, do they have shelter from the sun, rain, cold? I would suggest that if it is only three hours then you should crate them indoors. I think they would really appreciate that. I am familiar with the breed and I know that they...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Best material for an outdoor dog run, slate quarry, pea gravel
Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Best material for an outdoor dog run, slate quarry, pea gravel, freezing rain

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: hookworm in soil, fragile creatures, hookworms
fragile creatures, hookworms, hookworm: I ll take a shot at this. Hookworms die immediately when exposed to direct sunlight. The simple answer to kill the worms is to remove where they live, the feces. I might avoid the area for a week or two if you know an area has been infected, especially...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Pet Hotel, raw meat diets, class mates
raw meat diets, class mates, exercise area: Hi Bianca, Well I know when my customers come in they want the dog s room to feel like something from home. Our Suites at the kennel have windows in them so the dogs can see the other s next to them, but so we can put curtains up incase a dog is shy. ...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Pooping in the Kennel, rescue remedy, cocker spaniel
rescue remedy, cocker spaniel, separation anxiety: Sorry to hear about all the trouble. I ll try and give you some suggestions as well. We ve dealt with separation anxiety at our kennel, but unfortunately we only deal with dogs for a week or two at the most. One all natural herbal calming medication...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Puppy Boarding, high energy lab, barking dogs
high energy lab, barking dogs, friends all day: Most places will board puppies over 4 months old after the second round of shots, 2 of the 3 DHPP boosters. After 7 months some require that the dog be spayed, especially if itís an open environment. About the barking, dogs will bark when boarding, itís...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: Puppy Boarding, rabies vaccination, quiet dogs
rabies vaccination, quiet dogs, kennel cough: Hey Paul, Talk to your kennels to see if they have an age requirement for boarding. I can only speak from my own experience with my kennel, but we require that all dogs are up to date on their rabies vaccination, distemper vaccination (DHLPP) and bordetella...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: st bearnard keeping area, st bernards dogs, water bowls
st bernards dogs, water bowls, kennel area: Hello, That is a hard question to answer. Will the dog be staying in the kennel full time? or will it be used as an exercise area? A run for elimination? The kenneling I deal with is for short term stays, like when dog owner s got on vacation and...

Dog Boarding/Kenneling: white things, bumps and lumps, vet visit
bumps and lumps, vet visit, skin tags: Hi Finis, Sounds to me like George has some skin tags or something similar to it. I tend to see things like this a lot on the non-shedding breeds. As long as they don t seem red or inflamed, or that there is no change in them I wouldn t worry too much....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 10 month old maltese pregnant, false pregnancy, heat cycle
false pregnancy, heat cycle, best bet: Hi. First of all, are you absolutely sure she s pregnant? If she was only on her third day into her heat cycle, that s pretty early. Not saying that it couldn t have happened, as all females ovulate at different times. Are you sure it s not just a false pregnancy?...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 10 month old sharpei, old dog, females
old dog, females, bitch: At 10 old, the female hasn t had a chance to mature mentally AND physically. There is a chance she ll reject the litter, not want to nurse them, kill them. The list is endless. However that being said, all females are different, and she may do fine....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 10 yr old boxer in labor, pup, puppies
pup, puppies, boxer: I would be concerned about how long it s been between puppies. You may need to take her to the vet. He may decide to give her a shot to help things along. If she has anymore that are dead, they may slow down, or completely stop labor. At her age, I wouldn...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 11 month old beagle, female beagle, delima
female beagle, delima, right time: Hi Linda. Please forgive me in the delay of getting back to you. yes, there s a good possibility that she may be pregnant. There s always that possibility when dogs breed. A dog doesn t have to ovulate on any certain day, so it can happen early in the cycle....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 14 Month Old Male, pet puppies, cute puppies
pet puppies, cute puppies, sick puppies: He most likely is able to breed and impregnate a female dog. 14 months is awfully young to breed any dog however. I suggest to everyone to wait until the dog is atleast 1 1/2 years old first, I d prefer two years old before breeding. Any dog that is to be...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 14 month boxer, spayed, caretakers
spayed, caretakers, puppies: If it was only 24 hours ago, you may be able to give her the mismate shot. If it s been longer than that, and you have no intentions of breeding her in the future, you may want to think about going ahead and having her spayed. If you are going to breed her...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 18 mo. choc. lab, heat cycle, two dogs
heat cycle, two dogs, x ray: They very well could ve bred. It can be dangerous to leave two dogs unattended. Usually, the female s bleeding will slow down and lighten in color when she s actually in the right time of her cycle to be bred, or ovulates. That s how many breeders know when...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 18 month old female - 10 month old male, rabies, worries
rabies, worries, probability: If the female had her shot after she was bred, there is a very high probability that the entire litter could be deaf, blind or have other abnormalities directly related to the shot. If the shot where before she was bred it should be fine...HOWEVER a week...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 18 months Dogs not heat, tissue test, alsatians
tissue test, alsatians, two dogs: Well it s kind of hard to believe that both of them could have a hormonal imbalance causing them not to cycle. Even people who pay very close attention can miss a dog in heat if the dog is very clean. Plus some dogs have silent heats and are EASY to miss....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st breeding, Pomeranian, drops of blood, pomeranian
drops of blood, pomeranian, progesterone: Hi Michelle -- I m nobody s moral advisor. I m here strictly as a helper to make the process more easier to understand. And for the record, a 2 year old is a prime age. If the male you choose has never met your female, you should introduce them immediately....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st breeding & pregnancy, false pregnancy, pregnancy signs
false pregnancy, pregnancy signs, x rays: Hi Sandi -- pups don t calcify until 45 or later and can t be visible on x-rays until then. An egg can takes 7 days to mature and sperm can live for days too. All this means, is wait another week and repeat the x-rays. False pregnancy can last 65 days...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st breeding session, miniature schnauzer breeder, bladder stones
miniature schnauzer breeder, bladder stones, cerf testing: Hello: You should definitely NOT allow breeding if this is the female s first heat -- she s FAR too young. She may develop health problems & may fall short of being a good mother as well. She too young both physically & emotionally. I would urge you to...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st heats, boxer bitch, new girl
boxer bitch, new girl, kelli: Hi Kelli. As a matter of fact, I had a girl once that did not go into heat for the first time until she was 2 1/2 years old. And then she would only go in once a year. The vet could find nothing wrong with her, and she produced 8 pups in the first litter,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st time breeding, yelps, strictures
yelps, strictures, thrusts: Hi Martha. Normal breeding days are 11 and 13, or 12 and 14. These are the days that most breeders try on. It may be that she s simply not ready yet. Try again in a few days. If she s still yelping, it may scare the male dog, and make him not want to try,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: My 1st time breeding my boxers, due dates, stupid question
due dates, stupid question, overkill: Not a stupid question! You ll never know unless you ask. Everyone has to start somewhere. :-) Usually, 2 ties is plenty. That s all that most breeders try for. More than that, and it s kind of overkill, and you ll have way too many due dates to worry about....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st time Mating Problems, heat cycle, bloody discharge
heat cycle, bloody discharge, initial onset: Hi Amber: Although your female is in heat, she needs to be in estrus, the fertile portion of the heat cycle, to allow & even encourage mating to occur. Once you notice the initial onset of the heat cycle symptoms, such as swelling of the vulva & bloody...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: i have 2 boston's, 10 months, c section
10 months, c section, boston: 10 months is too young, mentally and physically for a female to be bred. At that age she may reject the pups. If she has been bred, it s important to keep her weight down to minimize the need for a section. Each female is different, you would have to...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 2 heats in a row`, ovarian tumors, swelling of the vulva
ovarian tumors, swelling of the vulva, bloody discharge: It sounds as if your girl may be experiencing a split heat which is, essentially, a cycle that begins yet may stop suddenly or not last long enough for the entire cycle & then may begin again at a later time. This can occur for a number of reasons but my...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 1st time whelping boxer, vanilla ice cream, signs of contractions
vanilla ice cream, signs of contractions, vanilla ice: Hi! As long as she s not having contrations without producing a puppy, and as long as she doesn t have a colored discharge before the birth of the first puppy, she s ok. They can pant and dig for about 24 hours before whelping. You can call you vet, and tell...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 2 female minpins 1 pregnant, new mom, spayed
new mom, spayed, reina: Hi Kelly. My best advice would be to separate them when the mom-to-be starts labor. Most new moms don t want any other dogs around their pups, especially newborns. It can get aggressive, and really nasty, really fast. The safest thing to do for now, would...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 2liter in a row, toy poodle, puppy food
toy poodle, puppy food, yorkie: Hi Ami. You said she whelped her first litter with no problems, and the pups were healthy. As long as you keep her healthy this time, I don t see there being a problem. Not saying there won t be any, but she has a good chance of repeating the first time. Don...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 3 and 1/2 weeks still anxious, emergency vet, vet care
emergency vet, vet care, palpating: Hi again Ryan! My best advice is to skip the ultrasound, and wait for the x-rays. As for being able to feel the pups, they may be too small to feel right now, so don t get discouraged if you can t feel anything. It s sometimes hard for an experienced breeder...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 58 Days into Pregnancy, hind legs, milk production
hind legs, milk production, shih tzu: Hi. It s normal for the mom to not want to eat when it gets close to whelping. That s a sign that it s close. The temp drop will drop suddenly. It sounds like you need to get prepared fast. I d bet that she starts labor within a couple of days. As for the...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 8 mo chihuahua / 1st heat, douse, sister in law
douse, sister in law, future plans: Hi Jo It s important to allow dogs to finish the mating process once it happens. A) you can seriously damage the male and B) you can traumatize the male and he will never breed again. But that being said... it takes only one time and yes, the female...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: 8 week old boxer puppy, boxer puppy, litter mates
boxer puppy, litter mates, positive reinforcement: Hi Jackie It s very common for a pup to feel anxious and distressed once it leaves it s littermates. The best trick is to take a t-shirt or towel with your scent to the breeder and leave it with the pups and dam. When it s time to bring your pup home,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Accidental Breeding, old dogs, seprate
old dogs, seprate, rescue group: Hi Ashley! At 25 days, it still too early to say for sure yet. I don t know what she looked like before she was bred, and Boxers can be known for carrying their pups up high, making you think they re not even pregnant when they are. I would treat her as if...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: why is she aggressive, staffy, hump
staffy, hump, dominance: Hi Jade. A lot of times humping has nothing to do with breeding. It s a way to express dominance. It sounds like that s what is going on here. Your male dog is at the right age, and intact I take it, to show dominance. He s trying to dominate her, and the...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Beagle Puppies Death, beagle puppies, cleft palate
beagle puppies, cleft palate, whelping box: Hi Devin. If the puppies suffered from cleft palate, then you should be able to tell just by running your finger at the roof of their mouths. You may want to reconsider breeding her again, especially if you had puppies that suffered from cleft palate in this...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Bitch in labour, counting beans, hi thanks
counting beans, hi thanks, right on time: Don t be sorry :) that s what we re here for. Could it be that the male has a low grade infection? Sperm although determined and driven... are easily distracted and susceptible to annihilation by almost anything. A increase in temperature in the testes...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Bleeding, differential diagnosis, good appetite
differential diagnosis, good appetite, vaginal lacerations: Arnica is available at any health store. It s just a herb that helps in the healing of internal bruising and tearing. It comes in a liquid and pill form. You can give her one pill or a couple of drops on her tongue, twice a day for a few days. If the...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Boston terrier breeding - 6 yr old female, thyroid problem, attitude changes
thyroid problem, attitude changes, old boston: I ll have to answer you here. I can t answer in the comments section. :-) Well, it really just depends on the vet when the dog is fixed after a heat cycle. Some vets will do it right after, so want to wait for a month or so. Just talk to your vet an see...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Boxer Breeding, bully breeds, female boxer
bully breeds, female boxer, puppy food: Hi Jesse You won t know for certain if a section is required, although Boxers are one of the bully breeds that aren t prone to them. When you find a male for her, take into consideration his size (especially his head size). Keeping her in top physical...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: BREEDING ASHITZU, shitzu, heat cycle
shitzu, heat cycle, samething: Hi. She s only on day 10, so wait about two days and try again. Most females won t fool with the male until she s in the right part of her cycle. Most breeders don t even try to breed their dogs until day 11 and 13 of the heat cycle, or on days 12 and 14....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding, pomeranian dogs, birth of puppies
pomeranian dogs, birth of puppies, whelping box: Hi. I m going to give you a web site that has a list of things that you will need, and what they re used for. Watch for her to have a colored discharge before the birth of the first puppy. Don t let more than three hours go inbetween the birth of puppies....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding, cocker spaniel, legged kids
cocker spaniel, legged kids, genetic problems: Hi again! I didn t forget about you. :-) Been at the doctor with one of my two legged kids. Ok, here s a list of web sites that I think are really helpful to the experienced breed, and the new comer. http://www.learntobreed.com/costs.html This is a...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding, male puppy, old boston
male puppy, old boston, corgi puppy: HI Bev. There is a shot, but it has to be given shortly after the breeding took place. Call your vet, and see if it can still be given, or if there is something else that he can give her that I may not be aware of. You can have the dog spayed early into pregnancy...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding, heat cycle, strictures
heat cycle, strictures, vagina: Hi Scott. It may be because of his age, he s still pretty young yet. A lot of times young and inexperienced dogs really don t know what they re suppose to do. A dog can become pregnant without a tie, although a tie is definitely prefered. This may be what...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding a dachsund!, heat cycle, dachsund
heat cycle, dachsund, good eye: When a dog is in heat, her vulva will be swollen, and she will bleed. Her attitude may even change. When it s close to time for her to go into heat, keep a good eye out. Most breeders will usually try to breed their dog on days 11 and 13, or on days 12 and...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding my min pin, heat cycle, question thanks
heat cycle, question thanks, miscarriages: Hi again. :-) You really only need two ties to be successful. Say you breed today, then you would try again the day after tomorrow. It s best for someone to be there through the whole entire thing. This will make sure that the dogs don t hurt themselves. No,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding Pitbulls, added stress, female pit
added stress, female pit, heat cycle: It can. Usually a female will have her heat cycle well before her second birthday. I don t recommend breeding a dog until it s atleast two years old. This allows the dog to finish growing, mentally and physically. That s very important. A female needs to be...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Breeding our staffie, staffie, staffy
staffie, staffy, vulva: Hi Alison. Most breeders try on days 11 and 13, or on days 12 and 14. You only need two breedings at the most. Some dogs do ovulate early, or later in the cycle. You need to watch her signs. Watch for her bleeding to lighten in frequency and color. And watch...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: bichon, false pregnancy, appitite
false pregnancy, appitite, x ray: Hi. It s really hard to tell for sure early in pregnancy. A dog can experience a false pregnancy, and exhibit all of the signs that a pregnant dog will. It can be confusing. One indicator is that her vulva will stay slightly swollen after her heat if she became...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: could my bitch be pregnant, heat cycle, safe side
heat cycle, safe side, bitch: If she hasn t had a full tie, then you may want to try again just one more time to be on the safe side. If she was bred a day or so ago, then she may have become pregnant. A dog can become pregnant without a tie, but most breeders prefer one. Try one more...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: bottle feeding puppies, bottle feeding puppies, boxer puppies
bottle feeding puppies, boxer puppies, human babies: HI Kim. Thanks for answering all of those questions. When you try to bottle feed her again, make sure she is good and warm. Next, try not to let her little belly as full. Her belly may just be getting too full, causing her discomfort. Then, burb her. If none...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: boxer bitch overdue, boxer bitch, good eye
boxer bitch, good eye, 8c: Hi Eileen. Is there anyway possible that she could have been bred at a latter date? If her temp dropped then she should go into labor within 24-48 hours after the drop. If she doesn t then you need to get her to the vet. I would take her in to the vet for...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breast feeding, puppy formula, puppy food
puppy formula, puppy food, goats milk: Hi Kelly. If mom is still taking that good of care of them, then I d just let her continue on, as long as the puppies are well fed. Let her feed them for another week or so before you introduce any sort of puppy food. If you can get them to 4-5 weeks still...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: to breed or not to breed, neuter contract, female pup
neuter contract, female pup, boxer pups: Hi Rick. There are many things to consider before breeding a dog. You want to be a responsible, caring, knowledgeable breeder. That means, no breeding white Boxers. Sorry, but that is a big no-no in the Boxer community. Breeders are now acknowledging that...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding, chihuahua breed, little dogs
chihuahua breed, little dogs, pitbull: The male couldn t possibly breed the female without assistance (A.I.) There s no reason to think that the pups wouldn t survive HOWEVER, the biggest question should be, Why on earth would you consider the pairing? The two breeds combined would make for...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding, physical experience, teenaged girl
physical experience, teenaged girl, giving birth: IMO two is the minimum age for breeding. Your dog needs time to grow up, both physically and emotionally. Under two years old they are immature in both ways and it s similar to a very young teenaged girl giving birth. The physical experience can be much harder...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding, ill effects, studs
ill effects, studs, stud: I have seen studs breed as early as nine to ten months with no ill effects to the dog. You might end up with a smaller litter since the dog is not fully mature and often doesn t produce much sperm. You also might end up with a dog that is too immature to mate...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding, bulldog, to have puppies
bulldog, to have puppies, good luck: Hi Terri. Most breeders try on days 11 and 13, or on days 12 and 14. These are the averages. This is usually when most dogs are ready to be bred. You may have to hold the dogs together, as ties aren t common in your breed. You may even have to resort to A.I....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding a akc to apr, vet care, breeding dogs
vet care, breeding dogs, c sections: Hi Maryjane If you are breeding dogs to make money, you may want to consider a paper route. Once you factor in all the costs including proper food, vet care, the possibility of c-sections, shots, removal of dewclaws, first shots for the pups, the...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding boxers, heat cycle, dominant female
heat cycle, dominant female, 24th day: She s definitely not too early. Check her vulva. Does it feel more like your nose, or your lips? If it feels soft and spongy like your lips, then she should be ready. Her bleeding lightening up is also a sign that she should be ready. Any breed can ovulate...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: breeding dogs, male gsd, hip dysplasia
male gsd, hip dysplasia, vet visits: Oh, ok. Sorry. :-) I d suggest having the hips checked, especially because your bree has such a bad time with hip dysplasia. Please, don t take any offense to what I m about to say, these health checks need to be done before breeding. That way, you ll know...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: bulldog first period, british bulldog, female pups
british bulldog, female pups, thick blood: Hi Sarah! If your girl is acting normal, eating/drinking/playing, then it may not be pyrometra. She may have something like vaginitis, which is cleared up with antibiotics. Some dogs do get it during heat. She s young also. Some young female pups will get...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Chihuahua breeding!, female vulva, heat period
female vulva, heat period, female chihuahua: False First your female vulva will swell and she will start bleeding. Typically you count from the first day she starts bleeding and optimum breeding should be between day 9 and 15. Of course, with each female ovulation occurs at different times. ...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Chihuahua Pregnancy, healing process, puppies
healing process, puppies, good luck: My question would be ....why did she lose the second litter? Was she not healthy, was she bred back to back? Did she have an infection? When you ve determined wether it was due to environment or something internal you will be better able to make the decision...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: my chihuahua dog is pregnant, calcium pills, heat cycle
calcium pills, heat cycle, definite answer: Hi! I m glad that I could help. If something should happen, and she needs a c-section, then you can ask your vet to go ahead and have her spayed then. Some vets will, some won t. It s ok to do it if you can get your vet to. If she whelps naturally, then I...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: chihuahua puppies, long haired chihuahua, chihuahua puppies
long haired chihuahua, chihuahua puppies, two puppies: Hi Felicia. You need to handle the pups so that you can check their weight, make sure they don t have sores, ect. Some mom s are overprotective of their babies. If your girl is this way, then handle them when she goes outside to do her buisness. Watch her...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: chihuahua whelping and temp., mucus plug, whelping
mucus plug, whelping, pant: Hi Jennifer. If her normal temp is 98 in the morning, then it would drop lower to indicate labor. It may only go down to 97. Was she bred at a later time? Just don t let her go past 65 days without seeing a vet. When she starts labor, she should start to pant...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: chita, female chihuahua, female chihuahua, menstral cycle
female chihuahua, menstral cycle, season changes: Hi Cindy As a female ages their season changes. If she is bleeding more heavily and more often that is a sign that there is complications. I would think that it s time to have Chita spayed. That way the vet can clean her out and ensure that she doesn...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: does compatible size of breed matter when mating, ready mode, thick book
ready mode, thick book, day after tomorrow: Hi. I m sorry! Tied means that after the dogs successfully breed, they will be locked together. The male s penis swells inside of the female, keeping them together for a time. This allows the sperm to stay inside of the female, and get where it s suppose...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Dashound pup, pet stores, preservatives
pet stores, preservatives, 5 months: First I would question the dog food he s on. Some dogs can process the preservatives in the and the reaction comes out in various ways. Second I would check him for worms. And if everything checks out, start socializing him immediately!!! Take him...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Dog in heat, long hair chihuahua, having babies
long hair chihuahua, having babies, biological clock: Hi Melissa. I d like to make a suggestion if I may. A dog doesn t have to be a mother ever to be happy. Actually, dogs aren t like people when it comes to their biological clock. :-) If you still want her to have a litter, then I d also like to suggest that...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Dog Mating?, old dogs, good luck
old dogs, good luck: To ensure a sizable litter a lock is required. If they are kept together 24/7, it could be they aren t interested in each other. Try separating them for a day and only allow them to try and mate for 15 - 20 minutes. Anything longer and they both get...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: daschund behavior, puppy teeth, thank your lucky stars
puppy teeth, thank your lucky stars, behavior question: lol 4 days old makes a HUGE difference. It really changes everything. I thought we were talking about an older pup. It sounds like mom is just being a good mom. Bring her food to her for now, she needs all that she will eat. Make her go outside to potty though....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: delivery, lambs wool, welping box
lambs wool, welping box, whelping box: Hi Julie. It s hard to say for sure if she will be able to deliver them all. If she is overweight, or doesn t get a lot of exercise, then she may run into trouble. Was she bred with another terrier, or a much larger dog? Did her mom free whelp, or did she...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: difficulty in labor?, dumb questions, whelp
dumb questions, whelp, good eye: Hi Lori. If her kennel thing is easy to clean, large enough for mom and newborns, and she is most comfortable in it, then let her whelp there. Just make sure it can be kept super clean, and warm. Since she is part Beagle, then I m asuming that she s not small...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog b reeding, pregancy, prime time
pregancy, prime time, thyroid: HI Linda. You tried in October, as in this past October? That would mean that she went into heat again in just only three months. That s not normal. Because of her age, I would take her in to the vet and have a check up done. I d also have her thyroid checked....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: is our dog bred?, physical possibility, initial onset
physical possibility, initial onset, begining: Hi Daniel: If the male was truly neutered he has no semen so even if he managed to penetrate your female there s no physical possibility of a successful breeding. I would be wary, though, of any other males in the area that may not be neutered so it would...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeding, low sperm count, false pregnancy
low sperm count, false pregnancy, apert: Do you know when she ovulates? Personally, we have one female that ovulates at day 9 and one that ovulates on day 17. There are a number of reasons she wouldn t take, the male has a low sperm count, she has internal scarring, only on horn is operational,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeding, false pregnancy symptoms, spayed or neutered
false pregnancy symptoms, spayed or neutered, negative trait: Hi Megan She could be bred by her female. A male can produce viable semen at 6 months. It may not be the best product, but it can still be done. The problem is the dam should be in top physical and mental health. Interbreeding can cause a lot of health...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeding, wire fence, few days
wire fence, few days: Hi Tonya. She s early yet. Most breeders don t try until day 11 and 13, or days 12 and 14. That s probably why she s being agressive. If you re wanting her to be bred, then wait a few days and try again. If you re not wanting her to be bred, then you want...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeding, hip dysplasia, dog breeding
hip dysplasia, dog breeding, st bernard: Hi Lori. I would suggest that your friend waits until the dog is at least two years of age, especially since you re dealing with such a large breed. The larger the breed, the longer they need to finish growing. I would also suggest having the dogs tested for...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeding, small breed dogs, blood droplets
small breed dogs, blood droplets, female chihuahua: Hi Denise Small dogs are harder to detect when they come into heat. Some are cleaner and the blood droplets maybe too small to notice. That being said, you probably don t know what day she is/was in her heat cycle. There is a good chance that if she...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog breeds, pant legs, pack animal
pant legs, pack animal, zero tolerance: Hi Glen There are lots of breeds that are great with children. But it is mostly dependant on how they are raised. The biggest problem is that dogs are pack animal. What people think is cute in pups is not so cute when the dog gets older and is trying...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog in heat, pregnany, spayed
pregnany, spayed, litters: Hi Linda. How often does she normally go into heat? She should go back to normal after whelping this litter. If she usually goes 6 months inbetween heats, then she should go back to that. How many litters do you plan on her having? If it s more than two, then...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog miscarriage, toy poodle, x ray
toy poodle, x ray, 7 months: Hi Delores. i would suggest that you take her in to the vet for maybe an x-ray to see if she has anymore puppies left. A dog won t wait a week to finish whelping. If there is a puppy still inside of her, and she doesn t whelp it, then it can make her very...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog not became pregnant after mate, mammary glands, false pregnancy
mammary glands, false pregnancy, male dogs: Hi Glenn. You say her breasts swell? She may be experiencing false pregnancy. It s when a dog goes through her heat cycle, doesn t become pregnant, but her body thinks she is. I would suggest taking her to the vet to see what s going on with her. She may...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog refuses food, dry dog food, pregnant bitch
dry dog food, pregnant bitch, food question: Hi Patty! Opps. Yeah, I meant 23 days. :-) A slip of the keyboard. lol The only thing that you really need to do for mom once the puppies start to wean is to slowly reduce her food intake. This will help her naturally dry up, as will the pups not nursing...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Is my dog in trouble?, breast infection, bigining
breast infection, bigining, flea bite: Hi Tanya. Are her breasts really warm? This girl needs to go to the vet. Most females will blow their coat after whelping, but they usually don t dig at themselves because of it. The bumps, the itching, and the thining fur may be because of the hormones, or...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: dog's weight, agility course, strict diet
agility course, strict diet, corgis: Hi Connie You know dogs are like people, some are little fluffier than others. My mom has a pug that is 42 lbs. Excellent shape, she can run the agility course under 2 minutes....she s just a big boned girl. To say that your Corgi should be 24 lbs...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: can dogs still hump after being fixed?, sexual maturity, neuter a dog
sexual maturity, neuter a dog, dominance: Hi Toni. How old was your dog when you had him neutered? If you neuter a dog after he s already reached sexual maturity, then it won t usually help that behavior. They can still try, but they won t be fertile. Dogs also mount other dogs in a show of dominance....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: When to expect puppies, toy fox terrier, mucus plug
toy fox terrier, mucus plug, fox terrier: HI Heather. She may go off of her feed right before she starts labor. Her temp will drop to 98 or below about 24-48 hours before labor starts, and she ll lose her mucus plug also about 24-48 hours before hand. She should be getting ready to whelp soon. Watch...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Should i be expecting or not?, having puppies, sonograph
having puppies, sonograph, 99s: Hi Vicky First off, 8 months is young for a pup to become a mother. It s important for a female to be mentally AND physically mature before even considered for breeding. Regardless, you could take her for x-ray s after 50 days that will give you a better...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: First season, swelling of the vulva, bloody discharge
swelling of the vulva, bloody discharge, cross breed: Hi Simon Lock her in the closet. And if that won t work, that s frowned upon by some :), keep all the males that WILL come calling away. A season starts with the swelling of the vulva, then the bloody discharge, but it s after the bleeding that she...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Found blood in Beagle Puppy feces, hotsauce, temperment
hotsauce, temperment, hot sauce: Hi Cece! Is he starting to vomit, or not eating/drinking? If so, I would have him checked for coccidia. It s relatvely easy to take care of, a lot of puppies are born with it now days. I d still take him in even if he s not doing any of the above. The wood...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: is my gernam shepherd having maybe one pup, german shepard, yorkie
Dog Breeding and Whelping: is my gernam shepherd having maybe one pup, german shepard, yorkie, 5am

Dog Breeding and Whelping: making bull-boxer, eastern canada, bulldog
Dog Breeding and Whelping: making bull-boxer, eastern canada, bulldog, english bulldogs

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Can stud meet his puppies?, parental instincts, sire
Dog Breeding and Whelping: Can stud meet his puppies?, parental instincts, sire, puppies

Dog Breeding and Whelping: toy fox terrier pregnant?, xray, pelvis
Dog Breeding and Whelping: toy fox terrier pregnant?, xray, pelvis, puppies

Dog Breeding and Whelping: yorkie male get pitbull/lad mix pregnant, yorkie, dad
Dog Breeding and Whelping: yorkie male get pitbull/lad mix pregnant, yorkie, dad

Dog Breeding and Whelping: failing to conceive, many different things, thyroid problem
many different things, thyroid problem, definate answer: Hi Jayne. There are many different things that can happen. You need to take her in for a check up to try to pin point what s going on with her. It may be a simple infection that s causing her to not conceive. Or, it may be a thyroid problem. She may also be...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: false pregancy, signs of pregancy, breeds dogs
signs of pregancy, breeds dogs, kennel operation: Hello Pat I have a personal and moral issues with puppy mills. I m of the opinion that a puppy mill can be a either a small or a large operation. If a kennel is breeding that many dogs and mixing different breeds, I would think they would at least...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: female boxer, male boxer, female boxer
male boxer, female boxer, females: Hi. I don t think that she was spayed. Some females just don t go into heat until later, sometimes much later. I had a female that didn t go into heat for the first time until she was 2 1/2 years old. I had tests done on her to see if something was wrong with...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: first litter, champion title, jack russell
champion title, jack russell, agility: Hi Kathleen It would depend on her physical condition. It s always a good idea to wait until a female is older, you would have the opportunity to scope our her traits (good and bad) maybe title her in obedience or agility and/or get a champion title on...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: first and second heat?, omega 3 6 9, minor scratches
omega 3 6 9, minor scratches, fish oils: Are the scratches due to mange? If you dogs are showing any signs of skin irritations, I wouldn t use them in a breeding program. I personally wouldn t feed my dogs Pedigree, there are too many excellent choices, many a higher quality, dog food available....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: my german shepard and her pups, whelping box, german shepard
whelping box, german shepard, safe room: Hi Erica. What you may have to do is to move the puppies and their whelping box to a warm, draft free room with a door. You can allow mom with the pups long enough to nurse them, and to clean them. I would suggest you being there to watch over this. After...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: is my gernam shepherd having maybe one pup, false pregnancy, whelp
false pregnancy, whelp, x ray: Hi Susan. It could very well be possible. This is why I suggest x-rays at day 50. I believe that sometimes they pick up better. She could also be going through a false pregnancy. I don t know how far along she is, but you may still be able to have an x-ray...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Heat Cycles, toy poodle, bloody discharge
toy poodle, bloody discharge, heat cycles: Hi Cathy Did she expel all the placenta s and pups expected? She should be finished bleeding by now. If you female went into season say every six months, nothing should change. You could expect her next heat 6 months AFTER her last. So if she went...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: my Lab, having puppies, labrador retriever
having puppies, labrador retriever, litters: She is eating the puppies. The question being whether she is eating them prior to death or after. It is a dog s instinct to protect her living babies by removing all signs of babies who have passed away. Look at your pups., are they fat? Feel full? Clean?...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Labs not locking, time thanks, right angle
time thanks, right angle, litters: Sometimes you can help too much. In my opinion if she s standing and he is experienced,. they ll figure it out given the opportunity. If you want to be positive she gets bred take her to the vet and have her AI d.. But I bet he gets it done :) Cind...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Lhasa Apso First Litter, newborn pups, small dogs
newborn pups, small dogs, whelping box: Hi Sarah Congratulations! There is nothing sweeter or more scary than new pups. The first 72 hours are always the toughest. It takes the new moms about that long to figure things out. If she ate all the afterbirth, she won t be hungry yet, but as...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Loss of appetite, pregnant females, beef heart
pregnant females, beef heart, loss of appetite: Hi Mardy As with females of the two legged variety, sometimes pregnant females are just off what they normally love. Try enticing her with beef heart, kidney or liver (either cooked or raw), rice, soup (anything in moderation and only small amounts, you...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: labor, mucus plug, dry dog food
mucus plug, dry dog food, signs of labor: Hi Julia! Thank you for your kind comments. :-) I m glad that people feel comfortable coming here, and asking for help. You said she wouldn t eat her plain food until you added stuff to it? Sounds like she s just being picky, some girls are worse about...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Mating!, cockapoo, dog houses
cockapoo, dog houses, pink color: Wow this is a hard question to answer so I will refrain but doing anything other than answering your direct question :). If he hasn t been bred before he may not now. If he has. then check her for bleeding and 13 days or so after the bleeding starts when...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Mother of 4 (Puppies), vaginia, belly area
vaginia, belly area, buldge: Hi Mina. She needs to be taken to the vet to be checked out. That s really the best thing for her. If allowed to stay inside of her, if it is a placenta or puppy, then it can make her dangerously sick. There s nothing that you can do to get it out. That s...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Mother not producing enough milk, puppy food, nurse
puppy food, nurse, mom: Hi Jimmy. Since the pups are three weeks old, you may have to go ahead and wean them. They should be able to eat soaked puppy food. This far into it, it may be too hard to get mom to produce more milk. You can try to get her to eat more, and see if that helps....

Dog Breeding and Whelping: making bull-boxer, bull boxer, female boxer
bull boxer, female boxer, english bulldog: Hi Marvin. Well, these are two breeds that are known for c-sections. The Bulldog being worse about it then the Boxer. You need to look into your female s dam s whelping history and see if she had any troubles. Some reproduction/whelping problems can be passed...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: male pug, pug breed, business end
pug breed, business end, inexperience: How old is he? A young inexperience male sometimes takes longer to mature. You can hold the female and bring the male around to the business end. Encourage and excite the male. You may actually have to guide the male into the female and hold him until...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: mating problem pit bulls, pit bulls, kindest thing
pit bulls, kindest thing, heart attack: Hi Nicole Trust me, the kindest thing you can do is separate them. If your male is older and overweight, breeding can cause a heart attack. Which will kill him, end of story. Allow them only 15 - 30 minutes a day together. You can assist by placing...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: mis-judged length of 1st season, moral convictions, puppy food
moral convictions, puppy food, physical shape: Hi Marina It is a personal decision one that you have to base on experience, health of your female, and your own moral convictions. 10 months is young to have pups, but on the upside small dogs mature quicker. On the down side, the may reject their...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: number of puppies, mini schnauzer, side bet
mini schnauzer, side bet, old mom: No it doesn t really matter, although you will exhaust your dogs.... which is not a good thing. Especially if you bred them too early. When it s time to actually connect , the male may be too beat (or injured) to get the job done. Typically you take a...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Olde English Billdogge breeders reputation, new britian, olde english bulldogge
new britian, olde english bulldogge, olde english bulldogge puppy: Hi Gina That breaks my heart as we have been breeding Oldes for years and LOVE the breed. You can contact Will at the IOEBA or Ray at the WBA http://members5.boardhost.com/IOEBA/ http://members3.boardhost.com/WorldBulldog/ Both are presidents of...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: olde english bulldogge breeding, olde english bulldogge, mental health
olde english bulldogge, mental health, vet: Hi Caroline Every female is different and should be taken on a individual basis. The female should be in top physical and mental health before even considering breeding. Take her to your vet and have her given a complete physical and make your decision...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pee spots!, inborn sense, food situation
inborn sense, food situation, chicken and rice: Hi Patty! I m glad to hear everyone s doing good. If mom still wants to feed them, then go ahead and let her. I d still try to see if they re interested in puppy food, at least one feeding a day. Wait until they re 4 weeks old if you want to before you start...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnancy, ovulating, repercussions
ovulating, repercussions, good chance: Hi Aubrie First off, what breed of dog is your friends dog? If it s larger than your female (and depending on the breed) there can be some serious repercussions. If she s in heat and ovulating and they were tied 6 times, there is a very good chance...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnancy question, german shepherd dogs, elbow dysplasia
german shepherd dogs, elbow dysplasia, cardiac anomalies: To name just a few... Hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia and other joint and skeletal problems, Pancreatitis, Toxic Gut, bloat and numerous other gastro-intestinal maladies, Seizures, Congenital problems such as cardiac anomalies, megesophagous, etc., etc.,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Boxer, time moms, shelties
time moms, shelties, collies: Hi Tammy. Every dog is different. Most of my girls got their milk in about a week before they whelped, even with their first pregnancy. Her temp would drop down to about 97-98 before labor started, and a normal pregnancy usually goes to 63 days. She can whelp...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Dog & Not Eating., many different things, yorkshire terrier
many different things, yorkshire terrier, sad eyes: Hi Genna. My best advice would be to take her to the vet for a check up. THere are so many different things that could be going on, it would be best for a vet to check on her and the pups. I know this wasn t much help, but I d feel so much better if you took...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant dog, whelping box, peeing
whelping box, peeing, good luck: If she s due within the next 2 weeks, it is all normal. Make sure you have a whelping box or area where she can safely and comfortable whelp her litter. Include old towels or sheets so she can nest and become accustomed to her new spot. Good luck...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Female Question, type herbs, canned dog food
type herbs, canned dog food, meat goats: Hi James Wrong about the worms. If you buy your meat at a grocery store or a butcher it is federal inspected. Raw beef heart, kidney or ground beef is fine. But in small quantities at first if she s not used to it. Some females milk come in shortly...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Pom, puppy formula, false pregnancy
puppy formula, false pregnancy, x ray: Hi Erica. I m going to include a web site that has a list of things you will need. You don t need everything on the list, but it will give you an idea. I am also going to include a site that has very detailed information on what to expect during whelping,...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant pug - threatened misscarridge, bed rest, loraine
bed rest, loraine, c section: Hi Loraine You can try complete and absolute bed rest. What that means is keep her in a crate. My question would be why is she miscarrying? Is she toxic, did she have a low grade infection before she was bred? If you have a large litter I would consider...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Shih Tzu, two puppies, groomers
two puppies, groomers, shih tzu: I would wait until day 50 and have an x-ray done. This is just my personal opinion, but I like the x-rays better. If it would make you feel better to have the ultrasound done, then go ahead and have it done. If something happened to the puppies, she would...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Pregnant Yorkie Russell, mucus plug, yorkshire terrier
mucus plug, yorkshire terrier, clear discharge: Hi. Her not drinking much concerns me. Is she shaking a lot? You say she seems nervous....what exactly is she doing? It sounds like she may be close. Her temp should drop to about 98.0 or maybe a little lower when labor is near. You can easily miss the temp...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: My Pug, pregnancy signs, false pregnancy
pregnancy signs, false pregnancy, pregnancy tests: Hi Teresa. It s hard to tell for sure if a dog is pregnant or not. Especially if she s early into it. Her behavior may change, she may become clingy. Her appitite may change, she may even get morning sickness. The thing is, a dog that is experiencing a false...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Are Puppies Ok???, two puppies, pre pregnancy
two puppies, pre pregnancy, x rays: Hi Angelica That s a tough call. I m not convinced that feeling the pups move is most accurate way to determine pregnancy. If it was my female, I would take her in for x-rays and discuss with my vet the options. Some females will put on the weight...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Puppies or no puppies -Ultrasound Wrong?, x rays, x ray
x rays, x ray, 28 days: Hi Wendy. I wouldn t give up yet. Have an x-ray done at 50 days. I like the x-rays much more than the ultrasound. I have known of dogs who showed up not pregnant on the ultrasound, and still whelped a litter. If the x-rays show no puppies, then I would start...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Puppy movement, mucus plug, puppies
mucus plug, puppies, puppy: Hi Marie. It honestly depends on the dog. It depends on how many puppies she s having, how big they are as to when you ll feel them. It s different for every dog. How far along is she? About 24-48 hours before a dog goes into labor, she ll loose her mucus...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: After the Pups are Here, mucus plug, good nap
mucus plug, good nap, definate answer: Hi Angelica. I ve seen it go both ways. I ve seen dogs that were so close to their owners that they didn t want anything to do with their puppies unless the owner was around. I ve also seen them take completely to motherhood, and just about forget about their...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: panting after whelping, shih tzu poodle cross, feeding babies
shih tzu poodle cross, feeding babies, heating pad: Hi Joanne -- or should I say G Day! When she delivered did she expel a placenta for each pup and did she expel the after birth? It sounds to me like she may have something retained, either another pup or a piece of a placenta. As your vet for a shot...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: pedigree, free pedigree, free websites
free pedigree, free websites, pedigrees: Hi! I m going to give you some links. I ve never tried these, so I don t know how good they are. I m trying to find the one that I ve used myself. I lost all of my links the last time my computer crashed. If I can find it, I ll send it to you. If none of these...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: pregnancy, pregnancy question, false pregnancy
pregnancy question, false pregnancy, x ray: For the life of me, I can t remember when she was suppose to have been bred. If it s really early, then no, it would be too hard to tell for sure this early. You can call your vet, tell them when it was suppose to happen, and see what he says. But, the x-ray...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: pregnant?, big teats, cocker spaniel
big teats, cocker spaniel, health place: Sounds like she s bred to me, she could be having a false pregnany. If she s due Jan 20 you should be feeling the pups move very soon. There will be no doubt then. Or you can have her xrayed or ultrasound done by a vet to determine for sure good luck Cind...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: Is she pregnant???, staffy, x rays
staffy, x rays, hump: She has to be in heat to be bred. That s a given. If she s wasn t/not in heat and your male is humping, that s just a dominance issues and one that you need to correct before you have other issues. It s important that a female be in top physical and mental...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: pregnant dog..., clear mucus, mucus plug
clear mucus, mucus plug, storage boxes: Hi Genna. I would feel better if you took her to the vet for a check up. I don t like that discharge. If she should go into labor and have her pups now, then they would be ok. It s normal pre-labor behavior for the most part, but I believe that she needs to...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: pregnant shih tzu, pregnancy symptoms, female 1
pregnancy symptoms, female 1, shih tzu: Hi Kathy. Every dog is different, and their pregnancy symptoms will be different as well. Even littermates. If she was having a small litter, then she probably wouldn t get that big. You say she is on day 49. You can wait until day 50, and then have an x-ray...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: premature?, death in the family, emergencies
death in the family, emergencies, puppies: I hope by now you have delivered healthy pups. She is definitely in labor and hopefully you were mistaken on the date. I had a death in the family and was unable to get online to receive or answer your question. Emergencies should be dealt with by taking your...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: premature?, puppies, sac
puppies, sac, vet: Hi Lisa. I m not sure what 6-7 means. If she is earlier than 58 days, then no, sadly the pups will most likely not make it. No, the sac shouldn t go all of the way back inside of her. My best advice would be for you to take your girl to the vet and have a...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: my pug/pigese mix, female vulva, whelps
female vulva, whelps, pugs: No stupid or dumb questions Tamara -- so not even to worry! Any signs of pregnancy before 50 days -- okay, you may be able to feel pups, but if the pups are small, it s not always accurate (IMO). The best thing for Twinkie is to keep her maintained on...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: my pug had pups, dead worms, temperament problems
dead worms, temperament problems, stomaches: Hi Rebecca. She shouldn t be bred again until the second heat cycle, about a year if she goes into heat every 6 months. She can t get pregnant unless she s in heat. As for the male dog, some dogs are like that, the smaller ones seem to be worse at it. It s...

Dog Breeding and Whelping: puppies eating, canned dog food, new years day
canned dog food, new years day, water bowl: Hi Karie The pups can start solids at three weeks. Started with a good brand of canned dog food (that s the easy). Add a little bit of kibble. You have to place the pups in the dog food until they get the hang of it. And then send the Momma in to...