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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Steering VIN: 1C3XJ5539L
Customer complains that the steering feels too stiff. We found binding upper strut mounts, and replaced them along with new front struts. No change. I hate the shotgun approach, but we do not have a tool to pressure test the power steering pump, so we replaced...
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4C3AU52N7X
this car came in with a major skip replaced plugs and wires some one else had just put a dist in this car the cat was melted i am assuming because of the serious missfire the car idels fine some times and it acts like the timing is severly retarded but i have ...
1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, 3&6 plugs not firing VIN: JB3BN74K5P
No codes, ignition coils switched to verify good, three wires at ecm, one each fires one coil, two spark plugs, I cut a working wire and the none working wire and switched, and the previously non fireing plugs fire. I decided it needed a ecm, four rebuilts lat...
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L Starting VIN: 2B7HB21Y5R
Vehicle has a no start situation only when cold (0 degrees celcius or colder). Tested crank and cam sensor, o.k.. There is no 12 volt keyed, cranking power at coil,inj.,fuel pump. I have battery power, keyed power at asd relay. I think I am losing ground circu...
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Stall, backfire VIN: 1B3EJ56H3W
Hey guys, this is my first time writing in for help and Im hoping someone outthere will know what direction to send me..We have a 1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L that the customer claims will backfire, run rough, and stall intermittently. We have gotten the car to ...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R2Y
Hi Iatn members I'm working on a 00 intrepid, and I'm about to throw my hands up in the air. Vehicle came in as a no start I found the vehicle was flooded and the plugs were worn out so I replaced the plugs and after a few turns the vehicle started BUT the idl... Trouble codes: FD (Undocumented code)
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Noise VIN: 1B3EJ46U61
There are no DTC's nor is there any difficulty when attempting to accelerate. However, there is an evident noise which seems to be coming from the transmission. Noise occurs mostly when accelerating and sounds like a whinning type noise. Noise can also be desc...
1993 Eagle Summit 1.8L No Start VIN: MN3DA26C7P
hello!this mitshubishi car came in for a no-start.there is no-spark,no inj. pulses and no check engine light.i can't pull codes out of ecm.i also can't get any signal coming out of distributor(crank and tdc)at the two brown wires.i try to get those signals wit...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Driver's Information center VIN: IJ4G278YOW
Posting for another shop without IATN access. This is the information he has sent me on this problem: The drivers information center will not power down or reset, this is causing an overnight complete battery drain. Suspect BCM, but not sure. Recent past repa...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L holding down shift VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
When driving at 60 mph and you hit full throttle the trans will shift into 2nd gear and will hold until throttle is released almost all the way. Also has intermittent harsh 2-3 shift. Dont have much info on this transmission and need help. It has a 45rfe trans...
1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L Limp In Strategy VIN: 1P4GH54R0P
Hi All: Been in and around approx. a thousand of these 604's and this is a first for me. This one when checked with key on engine off shows no limp strategy. As soon as you start the engine, after approx 5-10 seconds without any vehicle movement it goes into l...

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1970 American Motors Ambassdor 360CID Atl
Much thanks to all of you for all the help we received. The charging system is working great. We could not have done it without the help for you all. Thanks again.
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H0X
Seems there were 3 general ideas about problems with this vehicle The first common problem and has a tsb article about it is A EGR sticking open a little and causing a slight misfire on multiplse vehicles I followed the instructions and blocked off the egr pas... Trouble codes: P0306, P0302.
1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU52N1T
this car is waiting for cutomer to spring for the factory dist. most al said there were major problems with this dist
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Front end VIN: 2B4GP44352
27 of the replies I recieved were right on the money. The sway bar bushings, at the bar mounts were shot.Thanks to all who replied. New bushings did the trick, for $5.00 bucks apiece list!
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Runaway idle VIN: 1J4FY19S9X
I'd like to thank everyone who responded. You guys were right again.I could not really run the engine to check where the leak was coming from due to extreme high idle speed, so i took my shop vac, and held the hose into the air horn. Then sprayed the gasket ar...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Trans over temp VIN: 1J4GW48S31
Thank you guys and Iatn. Well, Well I have some news. Thank you Michael from N/C. As suggested, I replaced the o/d selo and while doing so discovered another pile of metal in the pan. Our problem did get much better, however the customers problem will soon get...
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