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NO BUS 1999 Durango SLT 4X4 drives fine THEN shuts down, no warning. No power sterring, lights, horn, etc. Odometer blinks 3-4 times and then reads 'No Bus'. After 10-15 minutes, starts up. Thermometer has temp of 135 (the one for outside temp up by the compass/mph/miles to empty/ gallons in tank--all at top of truck. push button, switches from english to metric) when truck shuts off. Temp is at 90 or below when it restarts. Doesn't matter what the actual temp is outside. Really need help as last time I almost got run over by a gas tanker and a cattle truck (with full load). Will usually start faster if I buy a bag of ice and put 1/2 on dashboard by steering wheel and 1/2 on hood close to windshield. NO KIDDING!!!! VERY SERIOUS!!! PLEASE HELP!!!

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There is a grouping of wires in the engine over the right front tire going to the computer... if you wiggle those till you hear a click in the fuse box on the other side of the engine.. you can start it right up... replacing parts probably wont help.. it sucks i know.. its just dodge. after you get it started up turn on the heat in the vehicle and if its hot outside roll down the windows... the temp will start to come back down ... faster driving speeds will help keep it cool too. stop and go is no good

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    i did this and it work thanks but now what do i do to fix the problem

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Sounds like faulty body control module or bad connection to it

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