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1942 Dodge WC 52 army t 230CID Hesitation
Hi everyone ,have a very unusal one here, truck has a vacuum operated accelerater pump,doesnt have any linkage to accelerater mechcanickly.has a vaccum piston held up by vaccum and a spring pushes down on pump. pushing on pump manualy it will spray ,appling va...
1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1B7FL66X6L
this vehicle is hesitating, stumbling and just running like junk occasionally while it is cold. the fuel pulse width will jump from 4.9 and then up to 13.5. runs eratic then goes back to normal. any suggestions will be greatful.
1992 Dodge B250 5.2L Rear brake system, RWAL VIN: 2B7JB21Y92
The rear brakes are like new. They are not engaging. We know there have been problems with wheel cylinder sizes, but are not aware that this is a Dodge thing. Thanks, Rob
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
this vehicle has a stalling problem usually on start up when cold either in gear or park makes no difference. it will restart ok and if its a good day will continue to run the rest of the day with no problems. sometimes it will stall 3-4 times when cold. i got... Trouble codes: DTC13
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L no comunication VIN: 1B4GP45R7V
hello,i have no comunication at 16 is supposed to have min of 11.v. their is no power at all to dlc.the vehicle came in yesterday and i had no com. on the obd2 screen .so i went to generic screen and retrieved code p0403. com.was fine on the generic si... Trouble codes: P0403
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Park, Neutral VIN: 1B4HS28Y1W
Good morning all, This was a used car that I checked out for resale. Transmission came back a month later for slipping. Long story short, In January I finally put a Mopar reman in with a new line for the check valve. This vehicle has come back today making a ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
Jeep came in with 3 misfire codes and 2 coil circuit codes. tuned up the vehicle and misfire codes and one coil code are gone. Tried swapping coils from 2 other cylinders and code stays on cyl #4. Ignition primary scope looks good. Wiring harness ohmed out goo... Trouble codes: P0354 (Ignition coil 4 Primary Circuit)
1992 Plymouth Sundance America 2.2L temp. gauge VIN: 13PXP2805P
The temperature gauge reading increases when the blower switch and/or headlights are turned on. The temp gauge otherwise seems to operate normally. The gauge reading compounds as the lights and blower switchs are used & then goes back down when they are turned...

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L4V
We finally opened up the wiring harness between the PCM & the sensors, especially beneath the battery. The harness looked great on the exterior, but inside we found six wires that were swelled (like a bad battery cable). Several of these wires wereforf the cra... Trouble codes: P0340, P1341.
1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FL23X1P
Customer has declined any more money be spent on the truck. I had received ideas on checking the fuel rail for blockage, fuel pump and filter for volume and pressure, and pcv valve for flow. All these have been checked and all tested good. Thanks to all the re...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GG23X4T
removed the throttle body and cleaned it carb cleaner the iac port was very carboned and dirty. also replaced the iac motor and it is running as good as new. thanks to the people that responded. ED
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44R5T
Thanks to all that replied to my little Chrysler problem. Although I appreciate all the complicated electronic test data and procedures, the dealer had indicated a timing problem probably coming from the flywheel. After removing it, I found the center of the f... Trouble codes: 1391 (Intermittant loss of cam or crank sensor pulse).
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Stall, MIL inop. VIN: 1B7HF16Y8V
Once again IATN saves the day. I had many responses saying to check the crank sensor. This was a new part inside the distributor , but it DID prove to be bad as I replaced it and the truck has been running a day and a half. The 1st reply I received within half...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B7HC13Z2V
Hey, thanks for all the support on this dodge. It started locking up on it's on, so I figured it must be the valve sticking. I added a cleaning chemical and it's gone about 300 miles and doing fine so far. If it comes back I will pull the valve body and servic...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 2B4GP44G6X
as it turns out, the line that contained the high pressure switch was clogged right at the fitting. i pulled out the switch and the valve behind it and it was clogged with these tiny bee bee looking things. even after i had flushed the system thoroughly. i fou...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L hydraulic pump motor VIN: 1B4H528N7Y
Thanks for all of the replies. This was a kelsey-hayes EBC 325 4wal system. The control module and hydraulic unit are one assembly, and there are no relays to stick. Since a used car dealer was involved in the process that meant we had to wait for him to order...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L no shift-limp VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
I believe all 5 replies. Hit the nail on the head. You guys are great! The only problem I have is the Jeep has not returned. If and when it does I will post an update. I'm quite sure there is no power at the trans. When this problem does arise again, the 5 rep...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L hydraulic control unit VIN: 1P4GP54L7T
Thanks to all who replied, I checked with several dodge dealers, seems this vehilce is not covered under that warranty. We replaced the hydraulic control unit with a used unit, bled the brakes and the control unit at the lines.(could not bleed electrically to ...
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