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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L transmission VIN: 2C3HD46R9Y
car came in cel on , code 700 , 725 set, and in limp in mode . Shut off , restart may drive week or so , no problems. Same codes when it acts up again . Replaced trans computer . Car stays in 2 nd now,no cel on , no codes , havn't driven more than 5 miles yet ...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L lifter VIN: 3C4FY4BB61
This PT Cruiser came in with a leaking power steering pump and a noisy lifter when in park between idle and 1500 rpms Found this tsb 09-007-04 that fit the boat almost to a T but noise is more to the left side of car then to the right side of engine Preformed ...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KF26CXS
this truck came in because it idled low and dies when you accelerate off idle.i cleaned the fuel injection system with our diesel fuel injection machine and it idles great (800 rpm). but now when you put the truck in gear,brake on, the engine surges up and dow...
1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU52N1T
help a fellow tech was working on this for a skip he passesd it on to me now it wont start period i have no spark this car has no anti theft that im aware of the asd relay is only providing voltage to the coil when cranking, release the key no pwer but it stil...
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1B3ES46C21
this car has a strange symptom. in cold, everything is ok, but after a while, when engine is hot and for more than one hour driving, car presents lack of power. i step on gas pedal but car doesnt respond, stays slow for a while and then runs fine. i checked fu...
2003 Dodge Ram Van 5.9L Head Lamp VIN: 2D78JB21Y2
The head lamp on one side keeps going out but not all the way. The owner has changed the bulb twice. When the van came to me the low beam was not working at all on the right side, changed the bulb and all was ok. Next day it came back with the bulb glowing dim...
1989 Plymouth Reliant America 2.5L Stall VIN: 3P3BK46K9K
the car doesn't run long enough to catch any problems. if i hold gas pedal down it still stalls. it will restart anf run for about 10 seconds and stalls.

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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Blower Motor VIN: 1C3XY66R6L
WOW! what a response! Thank you to too many to list. The problem was in the PVM Power Vacuum Module, Yes the car did have ATC, My mistake for not being able to spend enough time with the student. after finding out it was indeed ATC, we found the trouble shooti...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L trs VIN: 1C4GP54R6T
first off thanks to all that responded I pulled the valve body back out of the vehicle and closely inspected the shift rake (plate) I noticed that the plate was bent. the original TRS was broken indicating that either something was binding or someone did a rea...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54L4X
After checking all the grounds whitch looked good the van ran fine. Thanks for all the help. Brian Trouble codes: 134 (upstream 02 sensor stay centered).
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L low power VIN: 2B4FP2534X
Finally! I'll probably be telling this story to my grandkids. I got a lot of help on this one, but no one quite nailed it. People said to recheck fuel trim to rule out a fuel starve problem, but mine was perfect. Somepeople thought the backpressure was a littl...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Output speed sensor
It seems that the Vetronix Mastertech must not have been able to read this sensor properly. I let the vehicle go to the customer & have not heard of any problems yet. I guess the most reliable test in this situation is to actually read the sensor readings at t...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Battery VIN: 3B7HF13Z2X
Thanks to Paul:WI, Jack:NY, Michael:NC, Robert:TX, Paul:NY. Most thought that the PCM [as I did], O2 heater relay, or aftermarket accessories were at fault. What I found was a bad [or wrong] alternator. The alternator had proper current output, the diode/stato...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall
I did fix this one. I got a lot of respoces about the intake gasket leaking which there is a TSB on this problem which I already did that and did not help. I got a lot of responces about the distributor sync being off which I should have already said I was alr...
1998 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L replacing pcm VIN: 1J4F727P1W
did exactly what you said car is fine now. found vin check in misc. and mileage was set under sri memory check, thanks again for all the replies. also vehicle originally came in for no start found no spark no injector pulse no scanner comm., what happened was ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L extended crank VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
Thanks to everyone that recommended TSB 14 002 01 from Chrysler. That one small O ring inside the fuel pump module did the trick. This is a great profession, especially when things work out. It can give you a great sense of accomplishment, like the Red Sox, GO...
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C8T
Thanks very [...] to all those who responded. Most said to check the VSS, etc. which this vehicle did not use (at least Mitchell was correct on that), but Mitchell did miss a 2-wire component on the transaxle which I didn't look into, but presumed to be a temp ...
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