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1991 Dodge B350 5.9L 4th Gear/Overdrive VIN: 2B7KB31Z9M
On highway, after normal warm up Van will shift up into fourth gear (overdrive) but drop back down into 3rd gear right after. Van shifts back and forth between 3rd and 4th gears several times intermittently for the rest of the trip. Any Help? Regards,
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Misfire VIN: 2B4FP253XV
Hi guys, like to thank you in advance. This one has got me scratching my head. Van came in with complaint of hesitating, missing between 70-90km,and the MIL light on(p0302) The original Tech smoke cheched for vacuum leaks, found the EGR valve was leaking. Repl... Trouble codes: P0302
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L steering pressure VIN: 2B4GP44R5W
I am taking a real beating on this one--- Changed the P/s rack and the p/s pump because it had no assist---Right from the start it had a bit of vibration when turning at idle--like low pressure, then it got real bad after one day of running. I have a gauge on ...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF3364X
This truck came in running fine. After extended driving check engine lite came on and now the engine can only go part to half throttle before the power drops off and bucks alot. All this is after I replaced those sensors. I am starting to think that the wire h... Trouble codes: P0230 (Transfer pump circut ou tof range), P0216 (Fuel injection pump timing failed), P1689 (no communication ecm), P1688 (Internal Fuel Injection pump ckp failure), P1690 (Fuel inj.pump CKP sensor does not agree with ECM CKP sensor)
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L steering wheel VIN: 3D7KU28C83
i think i've had 10 mondays in a row with this thing. the truck has an uncontrollable front end wobble above 55 mph. it seem you need to hit a small bump then the steering wheel starts jumping violently side to side. this is similar to the common problem with ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L extended crank VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
Customer complained of extended crank before starting. Verified this by letting the vehicle sit approx 15 minutes & then attempting to start. Vehicle cranked for 7-10 seconds and then started. Checked fuel pressure which came up to approx 50# with key on and t...

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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L torque tube housing VIN: 1B4GK54L7R
Thanks to all that replied. The techs that directed me to the bearing were correct. The torque tube housing bearing was bad. Thank you again.
1996 Dodge Viper GTS 8.0L Engine VIN: 1B3ER69E1T
Thanks so much for those replies for helping me to fix this one & Sorry for delaying post it. The real fix was fan motor and bleeding air in the system. Special thanks to Mike who kindly enough how to purge the air in the system. For your infomation, here he s...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP25GXX
Thanks to all who replied!!! We fixed it!!! I have no hair left but the customer is happy!!! Larry from Texas, Nailed it we had to scan the van as a 2000, than it gave us a cam crank sensor fault - We tested them and they seemed fine in fact after testing we c...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift
Thanks to all that replied. All info was very useful. I installed a pressure guage on the governor and o/d tap points on trans, got vehicle into third gear and grounded o/d solenoid. No pressure on o/d solenoid guage and governor guage lost 40 psi. Trans shop ...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ7851P
Well have you ever not been able to see the Forest through all the trees? The Jeep needed a new TPS and some connector repair at the Transmission. Thanks to all who replied. Remember do not make the fix harder then it needs to be. DO THE BASICS!
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L MIL Lamp on, p0456
I had alot of good help on this. Alot suggested to look at the gas cap and also look for bad lines. I double checked them and they were OK. Thanks to Dodgeboy on the info toseal the system. I found the LDP pump bad which is what I suspected because it didn't h... Trouble codes: P0456.
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L unsure VIN: 1J4FF48S51
Well this one is all fixed. I got lots of help from everyone and I certainly appreciate all of it. The problem turned out to be bad front wheel bearings. I have never seen them cause a clicking noise before but after checking everything I could we reasoned it ...
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