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1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L dash lighting VIN: 1C3BC56EXJ
First let me say thanks top every one responding to this post this car has a electronic instrument panel cluster when you first turn the key on it lights up great but slowly goes dim over the next few minutes, if you turn lights on it will dime with dash dimm...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L61
Hi there, Speedo on this van stopped working, trip meter/odometer in same gauge still track mileage, when switching off and removing key, needle drops to approx 7 o'clock reading, it apperas to low(although I cannot say I recall were one normally sits in the o...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C8GF68434
Looking for a little help from Chrysler Techs, factory people included. This is my Daughter's car, her first new one, and she has taken it back to the Dealer several times for this complaint. Advertised fuel mileage is 17-24, she has never gotten more them 13 ...
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L front brakes ?? VIN: 1B7GL22NOY
this vehicle came in 2 months ago with warped rotors, customer aquired vehicle from family member, checked brakes, discussed repairs,asumed someone pad slapped truck and it now has warped rotors, lack of finances customer decided to machine rotors close min. t...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L engine VIN: 1J4G258YXS
Hi everyone, it's my turn... Gotta love this place !!! We pulled and rebuilt this engine last spring and been pulling our hair out for the last 2 months or so with the bugger running hot. Worse with the a/c on and at idle. Durring the rebuild we punched out th...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instriment Cluster VIN: 154GZ58S3V
Hey Guys, This 96 Jeep Grand Cherokee came to us from another shop that didnt want to fool with it maybe I should have got the hint. It came in complaining about passenger window going down by itself, and headlights going out and instriment cluster going dea...
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FY49S3V
problem appeared months ago. Putting it in reverse it started to make a noise. When I stopped and put in in forward it disappeared and did not show up again for months. It souinded to me like the noise you get when the catalyic converter shield is loose of rot...
2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L engine VIN: 1P3ES46C71
engine has a miss. it seems to me that i have a sticky valve. but two cyl heads with same problem, same hole?could anyone give me some advice? am i coming to the right conclusion? help! thanks for any input.

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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56T3T
I replaced pcv and vent hoses,installed vacuum gauge and found at 2200 rpms would drop to 15' went right to egr valve and disconnected it all better.Installed new egr valve and transducer.Pcv and hoses fixed rich condition and egr fixed stalling.Thanks for all... Trouble codes: 172 (rich system).
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2C3HC56GOX
Hello everyone, headlightswitch was the fix. David from southern California and Kyle from Ohio nailed this one, thanks alott and thanks to all other replys, GOOD DAY
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z4V
I would like to thank everyone that replied to my help request.Looking at the lines for charcoal was not a conclusive test as many suggested.When charcoal cannister was removed is was abundantly clear that charcoal was indeed the culprit.Instead of chuncks it ... Trouble codes: P441/.
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
These trucks apparently have a high incidence of circuit failure in the rear axle sensor circuit; all connectors are suspect and may respond to wiggle testing. We were doing our testing at the CAB to be sure we were looking at the whole circuit. After verifyin...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Door locks VIN: 2C3HH46R3X
Thanks for all the help out there. We replaced both the front door actuators. Door lock operation works fine Customer very happy Thanks againIan
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L clutch fan / rad VIN: 1J4FJ67S0R
I Received two replies. The first stated that the straps were common to rot out and get caught (not the case in mine, it was brand new) and that sometimes the crimps would fail causing the straps to hit the fan. The second advised they had a 1998 Cherokee that...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JGW68N0XC
We got 5 replies to our request, thanks very much. The comments said to check the charging system, battery, bad grounds near thermostat, bad ecm, and bad internal voltage regulator in ecm. We had checked the powers and grounds at the pcm and found nothing out ... Trouble codes: 113 (IAT over 4.9 volts), 118 (ECT over 4.9 volts), 123 (TPS over 4.5 volts), 1492 (Battery temp over 4.9 volts), 463 (fuel level sensor over 4.9 volts), 1594 (Battery over 15 volts).
1993 Plymouth Sundance 2.5L Brake pedal VIN: 1P3XP28D3P
We ended up blocking off ports in the proportioning valve and isolated the problem to the front wheels.I then blocked off the flex lines at the caliper end with bolts and copper washers.The pedal remained rock hard.At that point,we ended up replacing the calip...
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