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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Hesitation, Stumbles 45% of time VIN: 3C3EL45H3T
Hey folks; thanks in advance...please bear with me, my man has this Sebring sitting in his shop. It's killing me every time I stop in for an IM test on one of my cars, he pumps me about this hardly starting (sometimes it starts with ease), NONacceleratable eng...
1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C3EL55H7W
this car is here for a high idle problem. this car idles at 1280. the data in the computer all looks good except the iac counts. the desired idle is 752 and the counts are at 0 with the iac still open. if i restrict the iac port i can get the idle down but the...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Drums etc VIN: 1C4GP64L8X
This vehicle came for a normal brake job. Linings worn! Replaced shoes and drums. If you isolate the rear brakes with the emergency brake the vibration originates form the rear brakes. At high speeds it is very pronounced. Braking seams to be harder than no...
1992 Dodge W250 5.9L flex plate VIN: 3B7KM23C1N
ck crankshaft endplay has .010 spec.is .004-.017.trans is r/b unknown milage
1994 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Brake Booster VIN: 1B6MF36C8R
We dont do alot of work on diesels but this problem seemed straight forward enough. Truck is a work truck with a ton of weight in it. After 3 or 4 brake applies ,like if you're in a parking lot, within 10 or 15 seconds, the vacuum to brake booster goes away an...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L torque tube housing VIN: 1B4GK54L7R
van came in with a clicking/clunking noise from the center of the vehicle under real slight acceleration. On the lift, we were able to duplicate the noise by turning the rear drive shaft. The noise was coming from what sounded to be from inside the torque tube...
1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3HD46T5R
Hi Guys, This is a good one, and we are getting our butt kicked on it, so if any one has any ideas, thanks in advance !!! Cranks normally, wont start, only after the engine has been run, to hot, & soaked for 20-40min.Will start, if allowed to cool off.Scanner ... Trouble codes: 11 (no crankshaft position sensor signal)
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L hydro boost VIN: 1B7MF337OI
hard steering have installed 2 ps pumps steering linkage ok suspect hydro boost or restricted hose
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L fuel smell VIN: 1D4GP25R53
costomer concern is a strong smell of fuel after a fill up. so strong that he has to air out the van and the smell starts as the van is being fuled (there is no spillage) this does not occur on ever fill up. We have 3 customers that have the same concern
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L check gauges warning VIN: 1J4FA49S11
Good morning everyone, I am having a very intermittent problem with the “Check Gauges" warning lamp and chime on this 2001 Wrangler. Once per day, right after cold start up, the light will come on and the bell will chime for maybe ¼ to ½ of a second total. T...
1990 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1P4FH44R5L
weird one. installed motor 4/04. vehicle came back yesterday with a really bad skip. did cylinder balance test found 3 cyls not firing and weak spark from coil. replaced coil pack plugs and wires. spark good, but still skipping. checked injector pulse at 3 fro...

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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Surge, HIGH IDLE VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
used smoke machine and found lower intake warped .20, installed new manifold. idle concern is now repaired.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 3B7KF2368Y
As I found out from 3 of the replies, the transmission has a lockout feature that prevents it from going into any gear if the prevoius one is not fully disengaged. I found that I had put the 5th gear synchro ring on backwards. (Interesting that it is the only ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KC23Z51
Hello, Thank you for your replies, the vehicle would not act up for us at all. But of course it did for the driver a day or two later. Mike from North Carolina said to review for rodent chewed wires around crank sensor. All looked good and wiggle tested too. R...
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L dashboard VIN: 1J4FJB8547
Sorry for the delay,unavoidably delayed. Thanks to everyone who responded to my request,customer has been away,returning next week so will attempt job then. With info supplied job appears to be a breeze. Again many thanks to all.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L instrument cluster , power door locks and power wi VIN: 1J4EZ58Y3T
to all that helped and to all that care foe this fix. again thanks for the individuals that spect ime to help and thanks to iatn for being there. there were 3 very good responces but the fact is that i found this problem early monday morning. i went back to th...
2004 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L no forward or reverse VIN: 1J4GL58K74
Two of eleven replies said transmission oil pump was causing the problem.owner took it to the dealer this morning and they confirmed it to be defective and will change it tomorrow.Thanks to all for your help.
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