1999 DODGE INTREPID

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  • 1999 Dodge Intrepid

Engine problem
1999 Dodge Intrepid 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 170000 miles

I own a 99 dodge intrepid. The codes that came thru were P1684, P0340, P0118, P1490 I found all of these codes but one P1684. The problem I am having with this car is that it will run for about 10 miles and then it dies and won't start for a couple of hours. The last time it done this now it won't start at all. It always took a while for it to start but now it won't start and how hard will it be to change the camshaft position sensor. Thanks for any help.

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Saturday, December 29th, 2007 AT 10:39 AM

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The P1684 is a battery disconnect code, it stays on for 50 car starts and it should clear away itself, unless your constantly loosing power.

I wouldnt suggest you change the cam sensor yourself, as it will have to go through a relearn procedure anyways, take it to the dealer

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Saturday, December 29th, 2007 AT 11:37 AM
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Thank you for the reply. I was hoping that it would be something I could do on my own. Have you heard a lot about engine sluge in these cars. And does this car have a cabin filter? Every time we turn on the a/c or the heater it gives of an awful smell.

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Sunday, December 30th, 2007 AT 8:59 AM
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It could be the cabin air filter. If it smells like antifreeze its the heater core, try spraying bleach water in the blower motor housing hten turning on the blower

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Sunday, December 30th, 2007 AT 9:15 AM

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