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Odo'no bus after mileage flashes four times 99 dodge dakota

Odometer reads no bus but also truck won't start

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    installed new water pump reset the computer using battery method but truck still wont start any suggestions

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    when I turn the key the truck doesn't make any noise, when the key is turned the mileage is showing no bus, and when the key is turned the gear panel that shows you what gear you are in keeps going threw all of them

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Try unplugging you crank sensor,if you unplug it and the "no bus" goes away from your dash,replce the crank sensor,i have seen this problem ALOT on dodge,the crank sensor is on top of the bell housing between the engine and transmission and plugs into the wiring harness on the drivers side of the distributor.if you have a 5.2 ltr,the sensor is located in the transmission bell housing behind the passenger side head of the engine,hope this helps you out

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Clean your negative battery cable end and battery post. The "no bus" usually is caused from a bad ground.

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