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Headlights speedometer turn signals don’t work

Fix headlights speedometer turn signals that don’t work on Chrysler trucks Remember the days when you could turn on your headlights with the flick of a switch? Back then the switch actually “switched” the power to the headlights. But in late model vehicles, the switch just gives a signal to a body control module (BCM), telling it that you want the headlights. Dodge has been using this system on its full sized “DR” trucks since 2002. If you’ve got a lighting problem and want to fix it yourself, you’ll have … Read More

ABS module replacement cost

How much is ABS module replacement cost Every car is filled with computer modules. Don’t get stuck paying outrageous  prices for new modules. Get yours rebuilt. ABS module replacement cost varies by make and model, but it’s always less than buying a new abs module. If the shop removes your abs module and sends it to a rebuilder, you’ll often wind up with a lower abs module replacement cost. Your brakes will continue to function without the abs module, you just won’t have the abs brake feature.However, the stock of … Read More

Headlight Problems Chrysler minivan

Fix a headlight problem on a minivan If you have Headlight Problems Chrysler minivan, read this article. They’ve made the system so complicated that in some cases you need a scan tool to find out what’s wrong. Don’t own a $3,000 scan tool? Well, you can still do some of your own diagnostics. But first you have to understand the method behind Chrysler’s madness. It’s like Old Mcdonald’s Farm Chrysler wants every switch to go through a computer. Then one computer talks to another. The first computer is called the … Read More

Power windows don’t work Caravan

My power windows don’t work Caravan If the power windows don’t work along with the radio or blower motor or the problem is intermittent, this may be your fix. Caravan owners may experience a situation where the radio, power windows, blower motor stop working all at the same time. The problem may be continuous or intermittent. Shops are reporting that battery acid is corroding the wiring harness. The Front Control Module (FCM) then senses stray voltage (1-5 volts) and shuts down the accessory relay. Check for corrosion or a short … Read More


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