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2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L tcm ? VIN: 2C3HD46R61
Car came in with P0700 & P0605 in default mode. Went to test output speed sensor & found large ferrrous metal chunks on sensor tip. Cleaned, tested & reinstalled sensor with same result after clearing codes. Customer wanted to make car driveable to trade in. D...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R7T
Vehicle came in with CEL on. Pulled out code P0505 with red brick. Did functional test on IAC. Scrolled up to 1800 RPM but only got to 1300 on engine. Installed Mopar IAC #[...] and got no improvement. Checked the circuits via ohm meter and got 0 ohms end ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Shorted IAC circuits)
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 1B4GD45R3T
Customer complaint was no A/C and noise. We found the compressor to be locked up. We changed the compressor and dryer. Put 5 oz of oil in compressor and installed it. We evacuated the system and recharged. System still did not blow cold. Clutch was engauged an...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC13Z6T
Hello all This truck will not accelerate- acts like it is governed. Will bog down and not rev up on acceleration down freeway. If you accelerate VERY gradually it will get to cruising speed. Customer put a new fuel pump assembly in before bringing to our shop.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected), P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl), P0307 (Misfire 7 cyl)
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L warning chime VIN: 1B4GP45GXW
Hello- Customer complaint of warning chime on intermittnetly while driving. No door ajar light, seat belt light, or dome lights on, and all guages reading normally when problem occurs. Scanned for codesnone found in either engine, trans, ABS, or body controlle...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Ignition Lock VIN: 1B4HS28N11
Hello Group, I have a Durango with an intermitent problem and have seen it act up and confirmed it. The key intermiently won't turn in the lock cylinder. The key slides right into the lock cylinder but doesn't turn. The steering wheel isn't in it's locked pos...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ48S6W
Car came in with a cold hesitation, backfire for the first 100 yards and then it clears up.Will only do it cold and will have to cool back down 4-5 hours to retest.This car was at another shop and they replaced plugs,wires,cap,rotor,coolant sensor,map sensor,a...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4GZ58S2W
jeep came in with s.e.s. lite on and no drivability problems. code # p1494. checked with jeep to see if under 8/80. they said evap controls are 3/36. shop owns drb iii, attempted to do evap test and could not. found t.s.b on refalsh to allow this test. sent to... Trouble codes: P1494 (leak detect pump), P1455 (big evap leak)
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L altenator VIN: 1J4FJ68S7W
Greetings to all,I got this jeep that is over charging, we replaced alt, battery, and p.c.m. and still it charges at about 17 volts.We checked every ground on the vehicle by means of voltage drop tests.I did a voltage drop test on my b+ going to p.c.m. and my ...
1991 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 4P3CS44R6M
car came in on rope,owner is in country on work visa and very hard to communicate with. balance shaft belt broken and timing belt jumped. heads of 4 valve broken off.replaced head with used part and new belts. car ran fine in shop and on test drive after. 3 da...

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1989 Plymouth Voyager LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 2P4FH5534K
Thanks for the 5 replies. It turned out, the smec was causing the problem. It didn't seem to let iac speed up when a/c engaged and somehow wouldn't allow the a/c to disengage. I started adding up all the problems and tested each component, which seemed to perf...
1991 Plymouth Laser 1.8L Shifting VIN: 4P3C534T9M
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions but we now know the modules in this car are just worthless. We sent the TCU to the company which as stated in the post did not work. So then we had to wait about a week, but we got a used control unit, plugged it in and ...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L trans. VIN: 2P4G44G4XR
The majority said to pull pan and look for chunks.A few had mentioned the two sensors at fault. Pulled pan and did not find any chunks, but alot of clutch plate. Sensor or not, this puppy was on its way out. Took it our local trans. shop for a rebuild, alot le...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2532X
Thanks to those who took the time to reply. It seems that this is not a very common problem.Several replies said to check all grounds, which I did. What I did find is that somebody had installed an aftermarket cruise controll, and had spliced into the vss wire... Trouble codes: P1496.
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