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Dodge Neon won’t start and stalls

Dodge Neon won’t start and stalls If you own either a Dodge or Plymouth Neon and experience a no start or stall condition, you may have a shorted vehicle speed sensor (VSS). The VSS shares the same power circuit as the crankshaft position sensor (CKP) and camshaft position sensor (CMP). The most common way for the VSS to short is power to ground. That prevents the CKP and CMP from getting power. To test, find the VSS on the transmission extension housing. With the connector still on the VSS, backprobe … Read More

P2195 car stalls after cold start

Fix codes P2195 car stalls after cold start Lack of O2 sensor switches, Bank1, Ford Focus Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 04-21-13 to address DTC P2195, car stalls after cold start. Lack of O2 sensor switches, Bank1, on 2003-04 Ford Focus vehicles with the 2.0L SPI (split port induction-single overhead cam) engine. The symptoms occur in extremely cold weather (-4°F) or lower and exhibits as a stall at idle while warming up and the check engine light is lit. The problem may be caused by the PCV valve. … Read More


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