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Why does 1999 Dodge Durango stall when hot and will not start backup until after it sits for a while?

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2013-01-12 21:28:04
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I spent many a day and dollar trying to figure that one out. Later, a mechanic friend of mine called a contact at Dodge and found ou that the computer had a know problem with the input connector. This is the connector attached to the computer, not on the wiring harness. Although, there were times that I could move the connector and the check engine fault light would come on. In the end, I had to replace the computer. I just wish Dodge had been honest about this and replaced these for free. It only fails when hot and can fail at any speed. I thought it was a safety issue and that Dodge should fix it, but they won't.

Yep had the same problem with mine. Replaced the computer (poor design by Dodge) and haven't had a problem since. There is a place online that sells reman'd ones for less then $500 and you can replace them yourselves. It's 4 bolts, a wiring harness, and 10 minutes of your time. DO NOT take it to the dealership, they'll charge you and arm and a leg

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