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I have a 89 dodge spirit, and it's having problems

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I would also check plugs and wires then fuel filter,air filter,distributor cap and rotor if its not DIS with no dist.if so all you can check is plugs and plug wires.

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Could be any number of things. I would start with plugs and plug wires. if its missing when under a load such as going up hill. Anything beyond that would probably worth taking it to a shop for diagnosis, they usually only charge a small fee .

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SOURCE: where is the blower motor relay 89 dodge spirit

It's against the firewall under the drivers side of the dash. You'll need to remove the fuse panel and other parts to reach it. Disconnect the battery first in case you were to short something out.  f you're blower motor isn't working, before replacing, check for power through the system by checking for continuity or voltage with a multimeter. The AC/Heating system gets it's own power through the ignition switch seperately from other accessories and only passes power in the RUN position, so check for power there first. If you don't have power at the ignition switch, check the fusible link between the battery and firewall (There's a whole group of them about a foot away from the firewall on the left side). I found out that was the problem with my ventilation system after I'd already torn apart the dash.
If you have to replace the blower motor (make sure it is the blower motor first, because it's not a fun project), you'll have to remove the glovebox. You'll then have to remove the fan enclosure by removing several bolts. You'll probably have to replace the gasket as well, as the one in my car fell apart once the enclosure was removed. You'll then have to remove the fan by decompressing a spring clip and removing from the center spindle. You can then remove the fan. In my car, there wasn't a connector at the blower motor, so you'd have to desolder or cut the wires. If you do cut the wires, you'll have to resolder the new blower motor in and put heatshrink over the solder joints (adhesive preferably), as I don't believe it is advised to use crimps due to the amount of current. Ultimately there'll be soldering involved, most likely in a cramped space, so be careful of solder drips. If the fusible link is blown, check the connection at the ignition switch. Mine melted pretty severely, which is probably what blew the fusible link. If you change the fusible link, put a fuse holder in it's place. If you have to replace the ignition switch connector as well, solder everything... no crimps. 

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SOURCE: 1993 dodge spirit starts the dies put fuel in

replace fuel pump

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SOURCE: vibration wobble through steering wheel when

Many ideas on this one, first the tires, check for uneven wear even if there seems to be lots of tread left. Next look for wear in the steering joints,.Then check the brake rotors, put your foot on the brake lightly see if it seems to be going up and down, if it is they are warped.

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SOURCE: I have 5 trouble codes on my 89 dodge spirit they

dont know what motor you have so here's all the possible engines

2.5L SOHC
15 .... Vechicle speed distance sensor
22 .... Coolant Temperture sensor ciruit
24 .... Throttle Position Sensor
37 .... Part Throttle unlock Solonoid Circuit
51 .... Oxygen feedback system stuck at lean position

2.5L SOHC Turbo
15 ... Vehicle Speed Sensor
22 ... Engine Coolant Temperture Sensor
24 ... Throttle Position Sensor
37 ... Baro Read Solonoid
51 .... Oxygen Feedback System

3.0L SOHC
15 .... Vehicle Speed Sensor
22 .... Coolant Temperture Sensor Circuit
24 .... Throttle Position Sensor
37 .... Part Throttle unlock Solonoid
51 .... Lean Condition is indicated

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