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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XC46R9L
Hello all, i have a chrysler that has me stumped, as well as the rest of my shop. Car ran when it came in but poorly. Was in for belt tensioner, starter and coolant leak. After replacement of radiator starter belt and tensioner had vehicle idling to warm up an...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L4V
The car will start after extended cranking & just barely stay running, Gets a little better after warmed up, but not enough to "drive" car. THis morning, when started it it was perfect. We have checked the wiring between sensors & PCM. I see in the archives th... Trouble codes: P0340, P1341
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Steering VIN: 2B4GP2436Y
Customer intially complained about wobble/shimmey on acceleation. Road vehicle tested vehicle to verify complaint, during road test noted that there was a wobble if you accelerate and turn to the left the wobble would get better, but if you accelerate and tur...
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46ROH
Weve got this In trepid just out of warranty . has a intermitant P0340 havent been able to verify concern yet . Customer said when it happens it will hesitate and light comes on then will go off after a while, we checked all obvious items,scoped the sensor see... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal missing at ecm)
1997 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 4E3AL54F6V
Hello, This vehicle is an all wheel drive TSi model. It was towed in with a badly damaged transmission. The vehicle had been driven with no lubricant in the trasmission, and internal damage is extensive. The young man that owns the vehicle is low on funds, and...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J46758S4V
goes up to high idle. motor will not test with scanner Trouble codes: P0505, P0123
1991 Plymouth Laser 1.8L Shifting VIN: 4P3C534T9M
Need some help on this one guys, we have this lovely laser that is in Limp-home mode (transmission),it will not shift at all. We can not seem to get the TCU to communicate, we hooked a dso to the ELC-AT pin at the data connector and there is nothing, so we can...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L hydraulic control unit VIN: 1P4GP54L7T
hello chrysler guys, seems i have a tough one here. we recently replaced the brake master cylinder due to failure, worked good for about a month, came back a few days ago, pedal real low, can be pumped up, but will go very low after sitting just a few seconds....

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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Surge VIN: 2C3ED56FXR
Thanks for all the replies. The customer has not returned yet for repair. The replies were evenly divided between and intake leak under the plenum and a low reverse piston seal leak. Due to the nature of the complaint( only did it one time and it seemed more l...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Limp In Mode
Thanks to all who replied. everyone said these sensors are common. I replaced both input and output sensors per a couple of techs and problem is fixed. Thanks again for the advice.
1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H6X
I had one Chrysler dealer tech come over with a DRB3 and tell me I had an open in the CCD buss. I told him this was not possible since my Snap On scanner would communicate with all the other modules,so we came to an who's write who's wrong thing. After doubtin...
1985 Dodge Ram 50 Custom 2.6L Misfire VIN: JB7FP24D8F
Thank you all for your helpful and creative suggestions. Replies were: a stretched timing chain (1), sheared cam pin (2), float bowl vent diaphram(2), distributor off a tooth (3), and 'distributor is junk (1). I had checked the mechanical integrity of the engi...
1992 Dodge Caravan 3.3L compressor VIN: 2B7FH1136N
Gentlemen: Greetings and to all you fathers out there hope your day was a good one. Now to the repair. I can't give you a reason why it would work in the shop but not out on the road. According to the wiring diagram this vehicle has a ambient air temp. sensor ...
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L gas conversion VIN: 2B7HB21T4R
well just for anyone who needs this in the future.i had to install fuel tank and pump,run new supply line,replace fuel injectors,replace computer, bypassed injector controller mounted beside computer. i did not get a chance to install the carbon canister and p...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47C9S
Thanks to Richard [...] for their suggestion to open up the harness and look for melted wires, they were right. Pulled the harness completely from under the car and layed it on top of the engine opened harness and found all the wires ... Trouble codes: 43 (Coil Driver).
1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L steering column VIN: 1B3EJ56HXT
After further testing we noticed that the noise was coming out of the rack pionion and transmitting up into the column.We recommeded changing it but customer opted to hold off the repair.
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES27C2T
We had changed ecm two times, still no start. Dealer said has to be reprogramed with vehicles vin. Trouble codes: P0320 (no crank signal).
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 3-4 shifting VIN: 3B7KC23D9V
Well, sorry about the delay in closing this post. I honestly had forgotten that it was open. I received alot of helpful replies, with most pointing toward a faulty TPS. Well, my lab scope showed a bad 'spot' during the sweep, so a new one was installed. I have...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L tailshaft bushing VIN: 1B7HC13Z3V
Thanks for the replies. I smothered another bushing in green loctite. Drove it into the case and let it sit over night. Have not had a leak in two whole weeks. I am calling it fixed.
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, lacks power warm VIN: 1B7MF3363X
Thanks to the two guys that responded. It was the boost sensor and turbo waste gate diaphragm. Both were replaced and the customer is happy. Trouble codes: P0234, P0216, P0236.
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Right Front Wheel VIN: 1B7KF2366X
Many thanks to all who replied. Among the suggestions of what to check included wheel bearing, steel brake line, rotors, caliper slides. Alas, I have not seen the truck since I posted, as my friend needs the truck to run his power washing business and cannot a...
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