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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y2T
this truck was driven (started and ran) into another shop with a rod knocking the shop sold the customer a crank kit removed the motor made nec repair and reinstall they were unable to start the motor. heres where i come in, the primary shop sublet the no star...
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start, Stall
Hey guys, This is my son's vehicle, we have taken great care, due to the frailty of these Chry. beauties. I personally have seen more than a few distributor failures. Having said that, why is it that after I unplug the dist. and replug it starts? Is it a sign...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L steering VIN: 1B4HS28YXX
knock or pop in steering wheel ,tsb from dodge did not fix ,also replaced intermidate shaft with no results thanks for any help
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L tcc VIN: 1B4GP44G0Y
This vehicle belongs to a family member. They brought it in complaining of a "shudder" at random times while driving down the road at highway speeds (50+mph). Checked ECM and TCM for codes, none found. Drove van and did experience the shudder once, feels like ...
1996 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L axle shaft VIN: 4E3AL54F1T
Hi all, car came in with an oil leak. It is obviously leaking from the right axle shaft. I replaced the seal but it still leaks. I pressurized the trans to 3psi and when I wiggle the shaft up and down I can hear air escaping, kind of like the old Chrysler 3 sp...

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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XC46R9L
well guys we pushed it outside and have decided to try our luck at a later date have actually changed everything and it ALWAYS acts the same no spark no injector pulse good fuel pressure compression and all engine mechanical is correct so and electrical gremli...
1994 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Inadequate cooling VIN: 1C4GH54LXR
First let me say thank you to all who offered help. Unfortunately the cust.has not returned to allow me to fix this veh. most of the replies suggested things i had tried like playing with the r134a charge,pinching off heater hose,cleaning the condenser,and add...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L theft alarm VIN: 1C4GP64L7T
The problem was the hood switch. I unplugged it and it hasn't gone off since. I cleaned the sliding door contacts and thought I had it, but after a few days it went off again, so I unplugged the hood switch and it hasn't gone off since. The Chrysler guys told ...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L radio VIN: 2C3HE66G81
The 2 repsonses I received pointed towards either a defective radio or amplifier. We discussed replacing the radio complete with another factory unit but the cost scared the customer. The dealer is going to recheck it when it acts up again. It would appear tha...
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L extended crank time VIN: 1B4GH44R7S
Well it turns out both of the new aftermarket crank sensors that I put in from car quest were defective. I ordered a crank sensor from auto parts extra and the problem was fixed. Thanks to all who responded. Never assume that a new part cannot be defective. Th...
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 1B4GD45R3T
I want to thank everybody for there help on this repair. Most common reply said to replace compressor again, dryer and H valve. We flushed the complete system, (not with charge station) replaced compressor, dryer and H valve. All is well except for the bottom ...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L warning chime VIN: 1B4GP45GXW
Thanks for the responses and helpful info. Apparently Chrysler BCMs will set off the chime intermittently as a warning when there is actually nothing to warn about. The repair for this would be a reman BCM from Chrysler, but the customer is unwilling to shell ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4JB25Y5X
Thanks to all who responded. After clearing all codes and driving for a few days only the p0205 p0206,p0207,p0203 codes came back during the misfiring , scope testing of the injector waveforms failed to show the spikes. talked to prior tech and we think he may... Trouble codes: P0203, P0205, P0206, P0207, P0121.
1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4F419P2S
well i had some response refering to vacuum and fuel pressure but as stated in the testing section the fuel was good. as to vacuum the engine did not have enough time to build vacuum as it only ran for a few seconds at a time. there were responses to that indi...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4GZ58S2W
IT'S FIXED! I did suspect the ldp but working for a independent it was hard to take that $103.00 leap of faith. Made sense to me that it may have been leaking interally because of the order it set codes. Anyway, thanks for helping. Trouble codes: P1494 (leak detect pump), P1455 (big evap leak).
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L altenator VIN: 1J4FJ68S7W
Over the weekend I spent some time on this jeep and found that when I moved the engine harness it would charge normal.Further examination of the harness I found the field wire rubbed througth and at times would full field the alt.I checked my e mials this morn...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT47S71
evidently the speedo dropping out was just a glitch as the ground cleaning has stopped the dash gauges from dropping out i had scanned the TPS with a lab scope and did not find any glitches but went ahead and replaced it anyway and problem cured. no more che... Trouble codes: P0121 (tps does not match map), P0123 (tps high), P1687 (Loss of MIC), P0702.
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Daytime Running Lamps VIN: 2P4FP2532X
I'm pleased to announce that I have successfully converted this non-DRL equipped vehicle to factory installed Daytime Running Lamps with very little expense or effort. As you may recall, I have a customer with a 1999 Plymouth Voyager who wanted Daytime Running...
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