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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B6GL26X1N
Greetings fellow techs, Automatic transmissions are not one of my specialties. I installed a factory rebuilt mopar transmission in this puppy. When on the test drive I noticed from a standing start it feels like the truck is starting out in high gear. I verifi...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L front brakes VIN: 1B7HF13ZXV
I am at the end of my rope, tomorrow Im gonna make a noose out of it truck came in last friday with request for "brakes feel squishy", he was towing small trailer when he discovered the problem,,we road tested to find brakes work and feel ok when driving like ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 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...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2B4GP44351
This minivan has a strange intermittent problem. It feels as if engine stalls momentarily but then recovers after one to three seconds into the stall. It can do this a few times and then clears up. When this happens the vehicle will not accelerate, it justs co...
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L dashboard VIN: 1J4FJB8547
First time for this operation, it appears we have to remove the dash to gain access to the "actuators" that control the air flow direction/s in the cab.No air coming from centre & outer vents, all others OK. System is vacuum operated, distributor switch on cen...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58J72
Vehicle came in with mis-fire. Found code for #1 injector driver(po201). Checked waveform at pcm of #1 injector. Waveform showed battery voltage, pcm did not ground injector. Checked all powers and grounds to pcm no problem found. The po201 code always came on... Trouble codes: P0201
1999 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2P4FP25B5X
Van intermittently misses only when fully warmed up, torque convertor locked up, under light to moderate accel. Feels like dead cyl, misfire counter shows #1 every time and #3 once in a while (ratio approx 5:1). I sprayed wires with water, no problem,i brake t...

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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F2S
Thanks for all the help on this one. I had suggestions on ground wires, anti-theft & ignition switches. I had several that said Chrysler had alot of ignition switch problems that would cause this. Replaced switch on 8/12/04, customer picked it up on 8/13/04 an...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L turn signals VIN: 4C3AU42N2V
hey thanks to everyone who replied i realy want to thank jim larry and michael who nailed it the relay was located behind the a/c control head thanks again
1992 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 2B4GH45R4N
Hey, sorry for the delay. The problem was interment and i wanted to be sure. Only 1 out of 8 replies agreed with me to try a known good computer (view other replies though, they were very good). I was able to make a deal with the wrecker to send back the compu... Trouble codes: 21 (02 sensor lean).
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L no power VIN: 387MF33W8T
I recieved several replies stating to check the injector screens for debris. I got in another dodge truck v-10 and compared preesure drop with a tester and they were the same. However it was stated that this might not show up with that kind of test so I pulled...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES47CWD
recieved 4 replies on this one, thanks for your time, customer declined any further diagnosis to fine out why it didnt communicate. vehicle came in on the hook 2 days later for a no start and burning smell, found broken ground on the engine, and burnt resistor...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y7W
Thanks to everyone for your help! This truck is done and gone. Most replies got me on the right track. It actually had two problems. First, the O2 ground by P/S pump on LF head was not very good. Corrected that, but O2 signal was still high. I replaced rear O2... Trouble codes: P0138 (Downstream O2 sensor shorted to voltage).
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
customer never returned for us to check into any further - says he is trading it in (right) - WILL POST IF HE COMES BACK Trouble codes: P0304.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
well like always the IATN techs come through. the sensor was located behind the starter(nice design). it is certainly not easy to remove but it's done, thanx again for the IATN. Trouble codes: 336 (crankshaft position sensor problem).
1990 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4P3CS44U0L
Call this one fixed. Got 6 good replies on this one but the fix was to replace the new defective IAC from NAPA, replaced it with another one and the idle was at 800 rpm's from the get go. I scoped the IAC and was getting a signal from the PCM,but the defective... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow circuit).
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