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code p 1494 refers to EVAP system leak detected
p1495 is EVAP solenoid /valve fault when searching for fault codes go to the browser page and type in --- fault code ( what ever code you get -- there are plenty of pages describing the fault and how to fix

one entry for each code

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It sounds like a dodgy fuel pump to me!

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Your circuit is analog. See the upper right corner of the diagram. The PCM is getting the signal, or the car would not be shifting right. You must have a bad connection from the "T" in the diagram to the cluster. If that "T" is under the car, it is susceptible to the harsh environment.
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Does the cooling fan come on ? Not the thermostat . Sitting still no air movement through the radiator ,when you drive air flows through the radiator. I would be looking at a problem with the cooling fan . Relay maybe, fan motor etc...

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Where did he get the power from to run the fan,if he just used a hot wire from inside the car it most likely blew the fuse for ignition as the engine fan gets its power from a relay in the power distribution box under the hood as far as the fan goes if it ran with the wire then the engine coolant temp sensor is probably bad

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How do you know that ? safety nuetral switch and relays are all good . Did you check then with electrical testing ? Battery , battery cables , connections ! Voltage drop testing the starter electrical circuit ! The engine starter motor relay in the under hood power distribution center is good ? Is fuse # 11 good 30amp ,
Starter Voltage Drop

Do you know what a wiring diagram is an how to read one ? How to test automotive electrical circuits ?

If you want to fix cars you really need to lean how.
Electric Testing Techniques You Need to Know

How to voltage drop test starter motor circuit

http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html free wiring diagrams here !

How to read an electrical diagram Lesson 1



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Just Crack it up take the cap off and let it run for a while if it has air in it you should see bubbles coming out.let it run for 20 minutes like that.

Hope this helps.

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White smoke usually means coolant getting into engine and burning. The smoke will find the easiest place to come out. The reason it happens after heat is turned on is the coolant is active more

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the ignition "control" module is internal to the engine control module. however the ignition coil is mounted right on top of the engine on the valve cover. don't forget to unlock the lock on the connector before unplugging it or you might break the connector trying to unplug it

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The tachometer signal wire out of engine control module is grey/lt. blue.

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It depends,both a DOHC and SOHC version were made. http://www.allpar.com/mopar/2.html

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the crank sensor is located on the back of the engine above the oil filter. remove the connector and the bolt that holds it in (only one) and remove with a twisting motion. try not to pry it because they can break off in there!!!

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if your not using a scan tool you disconnect the battery for 60 seconds and it will clear all codes in the PCM with a scan tool it does the same.

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There is a mark on the crank itself behind timing chain or belt cove that lines up if all els fells pull number one spark plug out stick a long screwdriver in the hole rotating crank till it pushed as far up as it can go before it comes back down that tdc

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Well there is no distributor, so you can't change ignition timing.
Are you talking about replacing the timing belt ?

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A misfire on any particular cylinder will typically be one or more of:
1. bad plug or plug wire.
2. bad injector or injector wire
Other, harder to fix causes include:
bad valve
holed piston
blown head gasket

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Should be under the car near the rear wheels.

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There are screws down inside the console box . How many I do not know .So be sure you take all of them out and do not get in a hurry.

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