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Usually my problem occors when the weather is damp prior to rain or after its finished raining. sometimes it stops dead in mid acceleration, or simply idling at a stop sign. sometimes the engine light appears, other times it doesn't. but the most common thing it does is that it chuggs first, loses power, steering nonexisting cannot push down brake pedal (locks up). As the car is still rolling, cannot turn off ignition or shut off car. I need to then put it in park to restart.

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  • lhordosi Sep 14, 2010

    When problem first started I took it to the Docge dealership, they "flashed" the computer and then reset the throttle body. It worked okay for a period of approx. 3months then started acting up again.

  • lhordosi Sep 14, 2010

    Thank you for responding so quickly! I did take my vehicle to the dealership and they flashed the computer and reset the throttle body, but this only seemed to work for apporx. 3months.

  • lhordosi Sep 15, 2010

    Thank's I will take a closer look and the vehicle is a 2005 Dodge Magnum 2.7 Litre

  • lhordosi Sep 15, 2010

    When there is high humidity!

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WELL YOU DIDNT TELL ME WHAT TYPE OF CAR.SOUND LIKE YOUR SPARK IGNITION SYSTEM GETTING WET.SOUND LIKE YOUR HOOD INSULATION SEAL MISSING.CAUSING WATER GET UNDER HOOD NEAR THE DISTRIBUTOR OR COIL TRY THIS LOOK UNDER HOOD WHERE WINDSHIELD WIPER COWL COVER BELOW COWL SHOULD BE A LARGE RUBBER SEAL GOING ACROSS, TO KEEP WATER FROM RUNNING DOWN THE HOOD.

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So many problems simultaneously can only be caused by a computer. I am serious. Please have the onboard computer checked.

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