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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Guages lighting VIN: 2C3HD46R2X
Need some help with this one-problem is so intermittent that there is very little diagnostic information to give.Any time the headlights are on,the backlighting dims behind the instrument cluster and radio , then returns to the previous brightness setting. Any...
1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall
Hi guys this dakota on decel engine will stall,quit. Have checked fuel pressure at idle 14lbs when rev engine pressure drops, also when turn off goes to 0psi. Does these pumps have check valve to hold pressure when koeo? On test drive drives fine when slowing ...
1993 Dodge Shadow 2.2L No Start VIN: 1B3XP28DXP
Hey, I have replaced the fuel pump assembly in this Shadow three times. I have since discovered that the pump has a 9.5 amp draw, and the pressure is 47 p.s.i. (approximately 8 p.s.i. over specification). The specification I have for this T.B.I. system is 38-...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Z3X
After replacement of the heads, still getting a miss at idle that seems to be isolated to one cylinder, but turns into a radom miss intermitently. The radom miss occurs at idle or part throttle, testing under no load, have not had it occur under load. Have rea...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1B3EJ46X0X
this car runs out of power going down the road, when ever it feels like it, like it runs out of gas, so i took off the gas cap and the problem is gone, so i put on a new gas cap on and gave it back, the car came back the next day, with the same problem, has an...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L abs VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
Hope there are some dodge mechaics out there. This vehicle came in with the abs & brake light illuminated. We first checked codes, no codes in computer. We checked brake lights and fluid level. No problem found. We went through the service procedure in mitchel...
1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.9L Rocker arms VIN: 1JCNJ15U4J
Customer complaint of engine noise & skip. Testing led me to remove valve covers. I found pushrods worn short enough that the valves aren't opening. After replacing the worn parts with new and running engine with covers off I see I am only getting oil to 5 pus...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Springs VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6R
This Jeep has a major problem of rocking/jumping from tire to tire(it feels like this) after hitting a bump. The only way to stop it is to slow down with both hands on the steering wheel. Not all bumps cause this action but it has been getting progressily wors...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L 1-2 2-1 shift, intermittant
Howdy fellow techs, I work on Ford transmissions for a living and took on this Jeep that belongs to one of the service writers. I went thru it after it lost 3rd gear, clutches were burnt and cylinder had serious scoring, I also found that the 2-3 servo spring ...

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L cigar lighter fuse VIN: 1C4GP54L4T
Had only a few replies,however Tom had the info I needed.Connector is behind driver side A piller.I unpluged the connector,cycled key and fuse was still good.New windshield with grid is the fix.Thanks to all. shawn
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44331
I appreciate the people that took the time to reply! This was a VERY strange problem. The o2 heaters were good, I could put voltage and ground to the o2 signal line and see the voltage change on the DRB, checked the volts at the 02 connector and they were with... Trouble codes: P0134 (1/1 o2 stays center).
1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Starting VIN: 1B7MC36WSR
Thanks to the 4 that took thet time to respond to my help request. Joel [...] put us in the right direction. Had to replace ignition switch. Thanks again.
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21Y0V
Thanks to all who replied, The final fix on this vehicle was a plugged converter. I tried replacing the coil like some had suggested and had no luck. Eventually I removed the front o2 sensor and the van ran beautifully. Replaced the converter and the muffler a... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple cyl misfire), 302 (2 misfire), 303 (3 misfire), 304 (4 misfire), 305 (5 misfire), 306 (6 misfire).
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L speedometer VIN: 1B7HC16Y6W
I have not fixed this one yet. It is the shop truck and always gets fixed last. I had some replies that said it was the pcm, I had others that said cab module. I had one that told me how many pulses per mile to check the signal etc., but I could never get a pa...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transfer case
It was the transfer case switch as one member here said. It was my screw-up. Being busy for some reason I thought it was one of the later modle 4x4 transfer cases with the electro-magnet that engages the front drive when the rear wheels tend to slip. so I was ...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Shakes VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
Thanks For All The Quick Help. I R&R The Front Drive Shaft And Checked The Joints (They Were OK) Rotated Tires And Balanced Again.(OK) With Jeep On Drive On Rack Had Helper Rock Steering Wheel Had Very Little Looseness In Track Bar But Replaced It Any Way. Did...
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