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Why is my 99 durango v8 leaking oil underneath car and when driving the oil gauge stays way up when accelrating but when i hit brakes or stop it drops below halfway? what is the problem?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: 99 Dodge Durango Dies When Slowing

Here is the most common cause of surges and stalls and low idle rough idle, it is the idle speed control air-bypass valve and throttle valve (IAC for short), they get full of gunk over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls, low idle) like yours, Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a 2000 dodge durango 360 that once it runs loses oil press

if there is no knocking noise then replace the oil sending switch this should fix your problem let me know

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: oil leak after radiator change

The radiator has a transmission and engine oil cooler lines to it too. One of the oil lines are leaking, if you know which one that's have the battle. I believe the transmission line is on the passenger sides and the oil cooler line is on the drivers side. Look at where the lines connect to the radiator and see if there is signs of the leak. You may need to spray it down with brake cleaner if you not sure if it's a new leak or old leak from the accident. Good luck and hope this helps. And what do you mean by rear case gasket?? You mean the gasket that connects the transmission to the transfer case, or the rear O ring yoke gasket.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Come to stop 99 Ram oil pressure drops to 0 check gauges light.

Change the oil! The 318Cu in V8 (5.2 liter) engine has a problem with sludge build up on the oil pump pickup tube screen. This engine requires oil changes at or before 3500 miles with a high detergent oil.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: 1999 Dodge Durango. Brake Light and the ABS Light

If you backup lights are not working as well, I would say check the fuse for the backup lights, if the fuse is good, see if you are getting power to that fuse. We had this problem and after weeks of searching and changing sensors, we found the backup light fuse was good, but not getting power. Ran a wire from that fuse to the cig. lighter fuse and all woprksf great.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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