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1995 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B3HD56F2S
car surges at idle and stalls around corners.both intermitent.no codes for engine or trans.passed last 255 key cycles.no vacuum leaks found.read several bullitens about timing being off one tooth.customer did say timing belt changed few months back.removed cov...
1995 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L instrument cluster and power locks VIN: 1C4GH54L5S
Fellow Techs, we have this Town and Country that is making us pull what hair we have left out. The problem started after the instrument panel was R&Red for evaporator core replacment. Intermittently while driving the cluster will start to flash and the power d...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Surge, BACKFIRE VIN: 1C4GP54L5T
I've got a strange one here, This van is backfiring thru the intake when driving. It will happen fairly often when driving normal. Checked plugs and wires all are good. Lab scoped crankshaft sensor that also seems like it is working fine. The van will idle fin...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1B7DEH313Z
Picked up this vehicle and am not sure as to what the correct amperage should be for this vehicle.The dealer can't tell,or won't. Dodge has a 90,75 or 120 Amp Alternator. What's the easiest way to tell what is correct?
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R4T
I need a little help on this one. This van has no spark. I first checked all fuses and they are all good. Using Vantage meter I checked for ckp signal and it is good. I then checked cps signal and it is good. I checked fuel pressure and injector pulse and both...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L lock-up/overdrive VIN: 1B7KC2367X
Need help with this one, has a surge in and out of what feels like OD or lockup - customer had trans. rebuilt and problem still there, then it came to use, did find reprogram for shift but did not help, computer changed and worked great for few days and now it...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L converter VIN: 1B7HF13Z81
Hello everyone, I have this truck that had an intermittent washboard type vibration at steady cruise 55 mph. It would do it for 10-15 seconds then disappear. I could step on the brake to activate brake switch and the problem would go away. I looked in archives...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stays in 3rd gear VIN: 1J4GZ58S2R
This one's eating our lunch. The the problem comes and goes (mostly comes). The vehicle starts out in 3rd. and stays in 3rd gear. There are no up or down shifts. The OD light is on. The customer thinks it happens at ambient tempatures below 80 F. With fall and...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GX48S11
hello friends this jeep has 2 codes for transmission govenor pressure and sensor.has not occured for us, road tested and shifted all gears normal, no delays or poor shifting. code set with engine and transmission temps approx 90f. fluid level full and appears ...

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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L starter VIN: 3C3EL55H3Y
thank you to all that responded! this chrysler is fixed! i ended up disconnecting the battery for 1 1/2 hours to reset the skim module and it started! at this point i don't know why it went into theft, but i told the customer to only use the spare key. i suppo...
1992 Dodge W250 5.9L flex plate VIN: 3B7KM23C1N
thanks for all your responses.it turned out to be the dowel holes in the bellhousing were enlarged allowing for the missalighnment.replaced the transmission case and flex plate. so far no problems.
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45R9V
Well I finally get this one fixed! Thanks to Joseph [...] who hit on the head!Tested pin #4 at pump with test light. when running pump test with scanner the test light would dim. checked pin #2 when pump test would start voltage would drop to nothing.traced... Trouble codes: P1494 (switch or mechanical fault).
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R8W
What we came up with is that it had to be the PCM. So we had to kick it to the dealer - Turns out it needs a PCM and the timing chain had jumped a couple teeth. The dealer put in the PCM but wanted 1400 to fix the chain. I talked to her yesterday and I'm tryin... Trouble codes: P0352 (coil on 2 driver).
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L noise VIN: 3B3ES47C7X
Thanks for the help. This is the first time I used this feature. Thanks Mike I did put a pump in we had two noises and they are both gone. The design is spring loaded and we think that was the thump. It is mounted horizontaly. The other thing we noticed was a ...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B5WB35Z8Y
valve covers removed and found both exhaust valves on the effected cylinders burnt into the seats. we tried to sell them a valve job but they cannot do the job at this time for financial reasons but will bring it back as soon as they can afford it. i will upda... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0308.
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FJ68SXR
12 out of 12 suggested the crank sensor. I replaced it and have not heard back from my customer for 10 days. I will call this a fix. (he would have let me know) Thank you everyone.
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L 5 speed trans VIN: 1J4FJ28S6T
Thank You for all of the replies.The AX5 is for a 4 cylinder unit and is too small gear wise to handle the 4.0 6 cylinder.Found a good AX15 and this Jeep is back on the road.Thanks again.Uncle Bob.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L brake and parking lights VIN: 1J4FN28S4L
Hello all and many thanks for all the advice. The sugguestions were all different, from checking the bulbs in the brake light sockets, to the information center. Well, this is just a plain Cherokee with no extras. So I went back to the wiring diagram to find o...
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