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1992 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L low/rev clutch VIN: 1C3XV56LIN
Rebuild . 604 trans. my low /rev clutch pack has no clearance. There are 5 frictions and 5 steels in this pack and the reation plate is .232"even if i put in the thinnest plate,I still won't be in my .042-.065" clearence. would it be advisable to leave out 1 f...
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L backfire thru intake VIN: 2B6HB21Y3R
customer stated when vehicle came in engine sputters on take off, what we experienced is a backfire thru throttle plate from standing stop cold. we have checked compression, 140-150 all cylinders,installed new spark plugs,dist cap and rotor,ign wires,scanned c...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Inst cluster VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
This is a vehicle that was abandoned here with a bad engine. After replacing the engine I noticed the cluster was dead. I don't know if it was working before since the car has been here for almost 2 years. I've run the diag test that is avalable in Shop Key & ...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Rear brakes VIN: 1B7MC33691
This truck has a real bad vibration from the rear only under light braking and is also intermittant. Shoes were worn to the rivets and the drums were out of specs. Replaced and still have the same problem. Feels like the back of the truck is jumping off the gr...
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L clutch fan / rad VIN: 1J4FJ67S0R
The body shop referred this customer to me with a leaking radiator and asked us to determine how it occurred. We found there was a vertical metal strap that runs top to bottom on the fan side of the new (aftermarket) rad just ahead of the mechanical (clutch op...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ88Z9W
i need help on this one. vehicle towed in two weeks ago for no start. vehicle started fine but all gauges did not work. checked wiring to instrument cluster everything seemed ok tried used cluster same thing. drove vehicle a couple of days later and cluster st...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S2Y
Well for starters there is a repeated problem with this vehicle.After performing tune up procedures at the first time we seen this veicle,we returned it to the customer.The veicle was running perfect no codes,it then returned about six weeks later with the sam... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P0300

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1C4GP64L7V
hi group well went ahead and relearned memory seat position as well as the remote relearn and everything is working properly, after relearn rechecked power and grounds ok, no weird signals while watching data on scan tool, spoke with customer she stated that t...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L keeps on having air in the cooling system VIN: 2C3HE66G41
After replaceing radiator and water pump I decided to check the thermostat once again. And it was installed backwards. Customer would not tell us if they have taken it to another shop due to when i took it off i installed it just how i took it off and luckly a...
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B6GL26X1N
Thanks to all who replied; Most all said 'stuck governer', Sure enough that was the diagnosis. Rather than pull the thing apart, I opted for another transmission under warrenty. P.S. FYI I did clean the transmission lines. IATN rules!
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L mode doors VIN: 3B7HF13Y8T
Ok sorry for the delay in responding our email was messed up the fix was a new vacume resivior and a new check valve installed between the vacume source and the resivior . A previos tech had installed it between the resivior and the hvac line ...thank you for ...
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
This one took us back to the basics. Although the machine shop said they had checked the valves for leakage when removed for the original head gasket replacement, we did a compression and leakdown test, a bit difficult as you must remove the plenum to get to t... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel System Rich).
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L speedometer VIN: 1B3ES56C12
Well the problem is solved thanks to a few iATN members. In all I received 9 replies. Only a few were also not familiar with the problem. Basically the customer didn't DO anything. If the cranking voltage drops down too low it could cause the gauges to go hay ...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ77LXK
I found that the proper voltage was not getting to the fuel pump. The customer didn't wan't to spend alot of money finding the problem. So we ran a new supply wire from the fuel pump relay. It now runs very well. Thanks to all who replied the info. helped alot...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L HVAC Module VIN: 1J4GZ58S7P
Thanks,all! Mailed this fix once, Iatn didn't get it,it seems. Drilled 11/2' hole above drain & found it was wicking back down the tube & in the floorboard. Stuck a 5/8' bypass hose or elbow on tube & cured the problem. Thanks again for all the responses Ron [...]...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, Trans. downshift VIN: 1P4GP44R1T
I'd like to thank everyone for their suggestions and support.For starters the ignition switch was intermittant so I replaced it. This cured the horrible 70mph to second gear issue. Customer told me about this shortly after my first high speed test drive and wa... Trouble codes: 12 (battery connection), 35 (check fluid level), 44 (UD solenoid ckt), 74 (oil temp calc.).
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