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how the timing marks on valve pulleys line up with crank on 1997 Dodge Intrepid?

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The details for timing belt Alignment with diagrams is as follows:----
Here is a few diagrams of the timing marks. Be sure that you check the marks after the tensioner has been installed as well because installing the tensioner tends to slightly re-adjust the positions of the cams as it takes up slack on one side.
Be carful when turning the engine (by hand) because these engines are an interferance engine and the valves can contact the pistons. After everything is installed and tight, rotate the engine by hand twice and then recheck that the marks are good to go.
If you haven't replaced the water pump, I highly recommend you do it now.




This will help you to Align the timing marks.
Thanks.
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For more details regarding timing belt and drive belt routing and diagram, check the list shown below:---

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Timing belt routing diagrams for cars and trucks?

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Drive belt routing diagrams for cars and trucks?

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Replacing Timing belt on Toyota Tercel?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/replacing-timing-belt-on-toyota-tercel.html


How to replace Timing Belt Cover on Acura Car models?


How to replace Timing Belt and Sprockets on Acura Car models?


How to replace Timing Belt on Audi and VW car models?


How to replace Timing Belt Cover on Audi and VW car models?


How to replace Timing Belt Sprockets on Audi car models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-timing-belt-sprockets-on.html


Saturn Car Blower motor Only works on High?

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Very common problem,noticed on many car models.


Sounds like your blower motor resistor is bad. The resistor allows different speeds of the fan other that full 12 volts (which is the high speed). The resistor is located on the passenger side on the heating housing assembly behind the glove box (kind of). It somewhat difficult to get to. 

The blower motor resistor provides different settings for your blower motor by biasing. You can replace it. 
Here are the steps -
  • Remove the dash pad.Take the 2 (7mm) screws out of the top of the dash pad that is front and center. Some models Saturn's have them screws on the passenger side. There will be a little cover you need to pry up with a tiny flat head screwdriver first to access the screws.

  1. Now, starting from one corner, your going to pry up on the upper dash pad. A big screwdriver or panel remover. Panel removers work best in my opinion but a screwdriver will work.
  2. Now the dash pad should be up and lose.Pull the dash pad right on forward/up and out.
  3. Now remove that foam pad. it comes out nice and easy.
  • Now to remove the defrost duct.Remove the (2) 7mm bolts off that long black plastic bracket.
  1. Now there are two clips at the base of the duct. You only need to release one and then you can pull up on the duct and with some wiggling it will pull up and out.
  2. Now look strait back in there (under the metal frame a nit on top) you will see a stand alone connector. That is your blower motor resistor.
  3. You need a 5.5mm socket in 1/4" drive for the two screws.
  4. Remove those headed screws. 
  5. Now you can lift that resistor right on out.Disconnect the connector. There is a little tab to lift up on.
  6. Now the old one is out and a new one can be put in.
  7. Now reverse these procedures to finish job.
  8. This details will help you.Thanks.
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  10. For more car overheating,car heater and blower motor problems and solutions,check the list mentioned below :----

All types of car overheating problems and troubleshooting?

Engine Overheats and heater blowing cold?


Car overheats and Air blows hot at idle?


Car runs hot in Traffic?

How to replace heater core for All car models?

Click the link below:---

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For Instructions regarding All types of car heater problem repairs.

All types of Car heater Problem troubleshooting?


Blower only blows warm air ?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/blower-only-blows-warm-air.html

AC cool air enters only the passenger compartment even with the heat control turn all the way?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/ac-cool-air-enters-only-passenger.html



OBDII scan is receiving NO BUS CODE?

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This is received many a times while scanning error codes from cars ECM.
Most of the time a no bus comunication problem is due to a short to ground or a short to power on the bus wiring. The bus wiring is a pair of wires that connect all of the modules in the vehicle togather so they can all comunicate, kind of like a telephone wire set that allows calls from one module to the next. If you short it, then the electrical signal can't get to the destination module (no bus).
The voltage should be about 2.5 volts. The voltage is usually created by one or more of the modules, so if one module fails but doesn't short to power or ground the other modules can still communicate with the scanner and tell the tech where the problems lies.
If it is 0 it is shorted to ground (this means the wire has shaffed and touched bare (ground) metal somewhere, or a module has malfunctioned internally and grounded the curcuit), if it has 12 volts, then it is shorted to power and this is usually a bad module.
The best way to test is to actually unplug modules one at a time untill the bus comes to life again. Then you know which module it is. If it not a module then it is a bigger diag job.
Just as a side note, most of the time we run into this type of problem it is usually the radio or the heater control head. To test these simply unplug them one at a time and see if the scanner now reads the bus.
This basic details will help.
Thanks.
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Few diagnostic code error solutions:---

ABS & Brake lights warning indicator steady on dash and speedometer not working for Dodge Ram?

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This problem is very rate,but yes noticed in some dodge ram and dodge trucks.
The rear differential speed sensor is also the rear ABS sensor. Since the speedometer also needs to know the vehicle speed it seems like this the most likely source of the problem you are describing.
The vehicles rear speed sensor can be read by a scan tool to see if the signal is there or not. It wont be a code, just whether it is sinding the correct signal. Most shops or your dealer should be able to perform this test in about 10 - 15 minutes.The sensor is located on the top of the rear differential in the center of the pumpkin.
If sensor checked out faulty,then replacing the sensor will help.
Thanks.
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For more brakes and Abs indicator light problem troubleshooting,check the list mentioned below:----

Abs and service light comes on?

All types of brake problems and repairs

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/abs-and-service-light-comes-on.html

 

ABS light stays on but brakes work fine?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/abs-light-stays-on-but-brakes-work-fine.html

VCS maintenance required on Toyota Camry?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/vcs-maintaince-required-on-toyota-camry.html

VCS and ABS lights go on and off intermittently on Lexus?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/vcs-and-abs-lights-go-on-and-off.html


Car runs hot in Traffic?

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This problem is very much noticed in many car models.The car engine gets hot,while driving in traffic or if car stops in traffic for long hours.
Sounds like perhaps the electric fans are not working. The fan(s) run only when the tempurature reaches a certain point. When you are sitting at a traffic light, you are not moving through the air and therfore you have no air moving through the radiator to cool the hot fluid inside the radiator. This is a situation where the electric fan would start up in order to cool the engine when there is no air movement otherwise.
Causes: No power --- check the fuse for the radiator fan and replace if blown. If it blows again then something more is wrong that needs to be diagnosed.
Temp sensor is no longer functioning --- Check the temp sensor for connectivity when hot (on some cars you can simply jump the switch and see if the fans run)
Fan(s) are bad --- Apply 12 volts to the fan power lead and see if they run. If they do then something else is blocking or not transfering the normal power to the fans, like a relay or control module. ( more diagnostics needed here)
It depends on how mechanically inclined you are. If you feel comfortable doing these kinds of tests then go for it. If not, perhaps a nice "good reputation" shop might be your best choice.
getting this possibilities checked/inspected will help you.
Thanks.
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For more car overheating and getting hot repairs and solutions,check the list mentioned below :----

All types of car overheating problems and troubleshooting?

Engine Overheats and heater blowing cold?


Car overheats and Air blows hot at idle?


How to replace heater core for All car models?

Click the link below:---

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For Instructions regarding All types of car heater problem repairs.

All types of Car heater Problem troubleshooting?


Blower only blows warm air ?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/blower-only-blows-warm-air.html

AC cool air enters only the passenger compartment even with the heat control turn all the way?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/ac-cool-air-enters-only-passenger.html


Diagnostic Code P1396?

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CODE P1396 GLOW PLUG MONITOR FAULT BANK NUMBER 2.
This code is only for californial emmissions trucks, which are the only ones with glow plug modules.
DTC P1395 or P1396 will set on the bank that is reading less than 39 amps. Loose fitting pins in the circuit connectors causing high resistance or high-resistance glow plug(s) on that bank could be the cause. A shorted circuit or low-resistance glow plug(s) on the opposite bank could also be the cause. Each bank needs to draw more than 39 amps. You either have one or more bad glow plugs, a disconnected harness under the valve cover, or you have a problem with the glow plug module.
This details will help.
Thanks.
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For more car related problem troubleshooting:---

This are the sections, you can go through and click the link to read its troubleshooting.

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The car will not start?

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Car will not crank?


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Car has no spark?


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How to troubleshoot car battery?

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How to test starter solenoid?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html

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How to test cars starter?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html

How to replace starter in car?



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car will turn over but will not start?



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Car wont start?


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After replacing Alternator,the battery indicator light Comes ON dash?

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The reason the battery light is on is that the charging system voltage is below the battery voltage, this means the charging system is not working correctly, since you already replaced the Alternator for I assume the same problem, unless you got a defective rebuilt the charging system problem is not the Alternator but lies elsewhere in the electrical system. Use a volt meter and check the voltage at the battery cables with the engine running at high idle (at least 1000 RPM) the voltage should be at least 13.4 to about 14.2 Volts DC. This is also most likely the cause of the light that is on dash.But if All checked ok,then yes it can be faulty alternator,try with another alternator and confirm.------------
This details will help.Thanks.
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For more battery alternator testing and troubleshooting problems,Check the list mentioned below :----



How to inspect Vehicles Alternator?


How to Test Vehicles Alternator?


How to Service Vehicles Alternator?


How to Replace Alternator?



How to test and replace Alternator on Audi A4 Car models?


How to Remove Voltage Regulator on Car?

http://vwrepairhelp.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-remove-voltage-regulator-on-car.html


How to Replace an Alternator Belt

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-alternator-belt.html


How to monitor Vehicles charging system?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-monitor-vehicles-charging-system.html


Car Alternator making noise?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-alternator-making-noise.html


Car battery loosing its charge overnight?


How to maximize fuel economy on your vehicle?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-maximize-fuel-economy-on-your.html


How to troubleshoot car battery?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-troubleshoot-car-battery.html



Oil pan Gasket On 1998 Toyota Tercel?

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This are details for Toyota Tercel:---
There is no oil pan gasket, it is RTV sealant. unscrew the bolts, pry the oil pan off. Clean up all the old RTV ( youll notice there is no old gasket hmm!) While your at it clean out the oil pan put the new RTV sealant on and away you go. Screw it back on and wipe off squeeze out. Head bolt torque 39 foot pounds, Do proper squence and the final turn is another 90 degrees, 1/4 turn.The car doesn't come with an oil pan gasket but you can order one from rockauto.com.This details will help.Thanks.
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For more oil and oil pump details check out the direct links below:---

Low oil pressure light on Dodge Magnum?


Kia Sportage leaking oil from oil pan?


For more oil and oil pump details check out the direct links below:---

How to Replace Oil Pan on Audi A4 and VW Passat?

How to Replace an Oil Pan Gasket?

HOW TO REPLACE AN OIL PUMP


HOW TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER


HOW TO REPLACE AN OIL PRESSURE SWITCH (SENSOR)


How to Check Differential Oil Leaks and Replace Oil.

HOW TO PERFORM A BASIC ENGINE TUNE UP-OIL CHANGE

Kia Sportage leaking oil from oil pan?




Replacing Timing belt on Toyota Tercel?

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Its not very hard to replace timing belt.First inspect and confirm the belt is worn out.
If you want to change the timing belt you need to remove the plastic rock guard under the motor on the passenger side. remove the spark plugs and using the socket turn the engine from the crankshaft clockwise until you are at TDC on #1 cyclinder. (compression stroke) Next remove the upper and lower plastic timing belt covers. The idler pulley is the one with the spring. Loosen the nut and remove the spring then you can remove the timing belt.Buy original belts,instead of cheap non branded local belts.Branded parts last long and performs well.

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This details will help.
Thanks.
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For all types of

Timing belt routing diagrams for cars and trucks?

Click the link below:---

For all types of 

Drive belt routing diagrams for cars and trucks?

Click the link below:---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/drive-belt-routing-diagrams-for-cars.html


How to replace Timing Belt Cover on Acura Car models?


How to replace Timing Belt and Sprockets on Acura Car models?


How to replace Timing Belt on Audi and VW car models?


How to replace Timing Belt Cover on Audi and VW car models?


How to replace Timing Belt Sprockets on Audi car models?



Kia Sportage leaking oil from oil pan?


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This is basically the problem of cracked oil pan gasket.The oil pan needs to be replaced.Its not easy task.You should have proper tools,to do this job.
The details are as follows :----

To do the job at home,the engine must be lifted off the engine mounts to have enough room to access and remove the oil pan, a very difficult job on the ground, fairly easy on a car lift. The job at home is approx 3 hour job.If you are an experienced car person and have the right tools, you will need a good 2-21/2 ton hydraulic floor jack and jack stands as well as a wooden block to raise the engine up so you won't damage the oil pan.Please note,then while refitting new oil pan,do not over-tighten oil pan bolts.

This basic details will help.Thanks.
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For more oil and oil pump details check out the direct links below:---

How to Replace Oil Pan on Audi A4 and VW Passat?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-oil-pan-on-audi-a4-and.html


How to Replace an Oil Pan Gasket?
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-oil-pan-gasket.html


HOW TO REPLACE AN OIL PUMP


HOW TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER


HOW TO REPLACE AN OIL PRESSURE SWITCH (SENSOR)

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-oil-pressure-switch.html

How to Check Differential Oil Leaks and Replace Oil.
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-differential-oil-leaks-and.html

HOW TO PERFORM A BASIC ENGINE TUNE UP-OIL CHANGE

Low oil pressure light on Dodge Magnum?




Ford f-150 vapor locked and will not drive?


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This problem was very much noticed on old ford car models.
It sounds like the distributor stator/pickup is defective, this sends an erratic signal to the Ignition control module (called the TFI module) coil and that causes the timing to go wacko. The Ignition control module and the stator are mounted on and inside the distributor change them both, the distributor must come out to replace the stator. There was a recall on may of these trucks, contact a Ford dealer. Another problem is that the ignition switch comes apart, this also was recalled on many models. Below is a diagram of the distributor for your reference.

This basic details will help you.Thanks.
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For more car related problem troubleshooting:---

This are the sections, you can go through and click the link to read its troubleshooting.

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The car will not start?

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Car will not crank?


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Car has no spark?


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How to troubleshoot car battery?

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How to test starter solenoid?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html

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How to test cars starter?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html

How to replace starter in car?



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car will turn over but will not start?



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Car wont start?


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