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#751 of 853 P1682 and starting problems on 1998 Dodge Durango
Jun 15, 2010 (7:15 am)
I have a 1998 Dodge Durango , recently I been having trouble starting it in the morning. I therefore went out and replaced the battery , sparkplugs etc. It then started fine for a day or two , but as of yesterday I have been having the same problem. The computer reads error code P1682 , I know what the code means , but cannot find any solutions for it online. What should I do????????????
#752 of 853 Re: Radio and a few other problems [dodgepos]
Jun 16, 2010 (6:01 am)
Last year in the rain I got out of my 2006 with the engine running, opened & shut the hatch and all the locks locked. I thought it was my fault. A few days later, in a heavy rain, my wipers stopped working and my headlights would not turn off and the engine would not stop running with the key out of the ignition. After I got the truck to turn off after driving it around the block in the rain, the lights were going on and off all night long by themselves. What it was -was I had had a windsheild replaced a year before that and they did not seal it correctly and water was pouring onto the computer component and fried it. The dealership had to do wind/air/water seal test on the windsheild to make sure of this and then I had to get a new windsheild. At first the windsheild co. said it was fine but when I explained the liability side of the car turning off or "doing what the compter wanted to do" they changed it no questions asked.
#753 of 853 '99 Dodge Durango Brake issues
Jun 17, 2010 (10:21 am)
I have a 1999 Dodge Durange 5.2L SLT. My rear brakes started to lock up. The first thing we found was that the e-brake had come apart and jammed the wheel. That was fixed and didnt resolve the issue. Next we changed the master cylinder. That didn't resolve the issue. Next we have changed the RWAL valve (proportion valve). That has also not resolved the issue. The issue is with both rear wheels. Any suggestions???
#754 of 853 Re: 2006 Dodge Durango [jmr1125]
Jun 23, 2010 (11:05 am)
We are having the same problem but the emission light goes on and off. When the emission light goes off, the vehicle drives normal. I have no clue what it could be! Does anyone have any answers?
#755 of 853 Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks
Jun 28, 2010 (8:44 pm)
I just had my car serviced and the mechanic told me that my rear and front differentials and my transfer case has leaks. I just had the rear and front differentials serviced about 6 months ago. It sounds serious and wondered how much it would cost to have this fixed. I have a 2000 4.7 Dodge Durango 4wd and it has about 232,000 miles on it.
#756 of 853 Re: Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks [catnipr]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Jun 29, 2010 (7:36 am)
Well there are "leaks" and then there is a kind of "weeping". If you lift the car and see fluid actually dripping out, or the underside washed with oil streaming back from the XFR case or DIFF, then yeah, you'll be losing considerable fluid over time and you need to attend to it. But if there is only a small damp spot and a minor weep---given the miles on your truck---I think I'd just keep an eye on it and not do anything.
#757 of 853 Re: Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks [Mr_Shiftright]
Jun 29, 2010 (7:32 pm)
It must just be weeping because there are no spots on the ground. I assume that if was actually leaking then there would be drips on the ground. I will keep an eye on it. Thank you
#758 of 853 Re: Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks [catnipr]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Jun 30, 2010 (7:20 am)
Taking things apart to fix a small "weep" could even make things worse.
#759 of 853 Re: Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks [catnipr]
Jul 05, 2010 (10:35 am)
Are they leaking out of the front seals, the cover, or those rubber plugs they use instead of threaded plugs in the fill/check hole? That would make a difference. A small seal leak isn't a big deal unless you let it go without refilling the differential for a long time. If the cover is leaking then it should be fixed since gravity will cause fluid to come out all the time. If it's the plug, you can just change it yourself (those plugs get old, hard and shrink over time).
#760 of 853 Re: Rear/Front differential and transfer case leaks [burdawg]
Jul 05, 2010 (8:18 pm)
I'm not sure. I can't see the front differential unless I get under the car, but the back one seems to be moist around half of it. No drips on the ground though from any of the differentials or the transfer case. I'm not sure where the transfer case is. I am really good about having my car serviced (oil changes) at 3000 miles and they always add to the differentials and transfer case if needed. I just had the differentials serviced about 7000 miles ago. I am due for a transfer case service though.
If it's the covers that are leaking is that very expensive?