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1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1C4GP54L8T
hello all, this van has really got me stumped i have gone through the tests that nodata and mitchel gave me and everything that i test seems to be bad according to them. the cruise control light does not come on and you can not set it either. i checked the r...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L converter?? VIN: 1B4GP54L3T
GREETINGS, Bad starter and flywheel, missing teeth, replaced flywheel with dealer unit. Now that it starts, has a rough (consistant shake)at idle in all gears. Same in P, D, N, R etc. Not a misfire, no codes, pulled, replaced plugs, gapped etc. Drives fine, n...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L not sure VIN: 1B7HF16Y2W
Customer's concercn is "The brakes are very very touchy/grabby at slow speeds (high speeds its fine.) with light pedal." I verified the customers concern, and it has a slight nose dive but rear brakes do lock up. The pedal is a nice high, firm pedal. Thanks f...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
vehicle is consuming 2 qts. of oil every two weeks. smoke comes out of the tailpipe when reved or brake torqued. oil returns are clean. no signs of excess crank case pressure. engine runs good no miss fires.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
OK I've got this '00 cummins diesel that came in with the check engine light on but no other symptoms. The code was for the crankshaft position sensor, my local mopar dealer had it in stock at a reasonable price so I picked it up and here's where it gets trick... Trouble codes: 336 (crankshaft position sensor problem)
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4EZ5859T
This jeep was towed in for a no start.We checked for fuel pressure had 50 psi, checked for spark had no spark, found code 21, found bare wires from o2 sensor. We replaced the o2 sensor and the pcm also the crank sensor. we now have spark and fuel pressure but ...
1988 Plymouth Horizon America 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, No high idle on star VIN: 1P3BM18DXJ
Upon startup, this vehicle will not go to high idle. It reaches 500 to 600 rpm's and surges. If I hold the throttle down for 10 seconds and then release, it will idle, with a mild surge at 900 rpm. The vacuum is at 15.5 and steady. I introduced acetyline in th...

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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start, BLOWS FUEL PUMP FUSE VIN: 1C3XY66R6M
After testing resisitance on related wiring to ignition module/coil, all sensors we felt related and fuel delivery system, and being an intermittent problem we were left with the sbec as the only cause. We searched out a used engine controller and ignition mod...
1993 Chrysler LeBaron LX 3.0L valve train VIN: 1C3XU5535P
John from Virginia hit it right on the 'head'... 'The rear head runs hotter than the front head due to the front's exhaust gases being directed to the rear exhaust manifold before they get to the exit. Quite normally, the rear head will drop all of the exhaust...
2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Inst cluster lighting VIN: 3C3EL55HXY
Thanks to Mark, Melvin, and Curtis who gave me the correct information. The instrument cluster illumination is provided via a thin luminescent sheet that sandwiches just beneath the gauge faces. It is wired to a small power inverter/transformer that I assume c...
1992 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L Speedometer VIN: 2B4GH55R2N
Thanks to Gary from Washington, Roger from Alberta and Edmond from California. You were all correct there is another sensor on the 92 caravan responsible for vehicle speed info to the ECM, instrument cluster and mileage monitor. It is called a distance sensor ...
1994 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L front suspension VIN: 1B6MF3658R
Well, this one is down the road..finally. Alot of helpful replies on this one, most leaning twords stabilizer. We installed a new track bar and stock stabizer with no luck. we then went to a heavy duty stabilizer i had, and still problem occurred. I finally tr...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
Thanks to all who repilied.Angel from Massachusetts,Lorenzo form Maryland, and James from Missouri. They all aimd at the engine computer. That is what I was thinking. I pulled the plugs again and everything looked good so replaced with a used one. Thinking int...
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Radiator
Customer left with a chemical power flush. NO ONE could tell me what is a normal or acceptable reading is .Other vehicles in shop were testing very similar.All under hood grounds were cleaned & inspected. Esp. in damaged area. Ran tests with & without misc ace...
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