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No buS My 1999 dodge durango will just go dead driving down the road. The mileage will read "no buS" called the dealer he said it had to do probably with the fuse box. Going through really hard times and I need the cheapest solution. Please help. I'm on my work computer so if you have an answer my e-mail is justa_misfit@hotmail.com THANKS Mis

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  • ldiamondholl Sep 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. I purchased the 1999 Dodge Durange used with 140K and about four days later it stalled on us and have not quit since. When it shuts off it will stay off for about 5 to 10 minutes then start back up. I agree that it would be the computer chip. So we will get that replaced and then I will write back to let you know how it goes.



    L. Ramos

    Sunrise, FL

  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    I was driving and suddenly it turn it self off and the speddometer said no bus

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Mine needed a new pcm when it started just quitting for no reason and then not starting again for anywhere from 30 minutes to hours later. the dealer did not want to replace this, even though I had investigated it on my own and knew what the problem was. they made me pay for a ctm or soemthing like that first and that did not fix problem then they wanted to put black box on vehicle to see what happens when it quits, I had to threaten to sue them if this happended and my family was injured, this is very dangerous, took me hours on the phone demanding they replace pcm, see it was still under warranty and they did not want to to pay....but the new pcm fixed it.....hate DODGE

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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WELL MY TRUCK IS GONE .. I THINK THE ENGINE BLEW OUT OR SOMETHING, WHILE ON THE HIGHWAY  IT STARTED SMOKING REALLY BAD AND WAS MAKING A TERRIBLE SOUND. BY THE TIME I PULLED TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD  FLUIDS WERE LEAKING EVERYWHERE. SO THANKFULLY I DONT HAVE A "NO BUS " PROBLEM ANYMORE.  WE DID GET A NEW CAR AND OUR DODGE TROUBLES ARE OVER

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

I had the same problem. The dealer had to replace a $700.00 dollar computer chip. This chip also ran the fuel system and made the car idle at a higher rpm and lower rpm whenever it wanted.

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A bad crank or cam sensor can cause a no bus situation and would cause it to stall...next time it does it if possible check for spark at the plugs

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This might be the cheapest way to get your durango moving again. I have the same problem, and I solve it with a zip-lock bag of ice. As soon as your computer is cool enough it should start again, and die when it gets hot. Keep your computer cold with ice. there is probably a microswitch at the root of your problems. and hopefully it's not the on board computer.

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