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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L speed sensors VIN: 4C3AU52N2T
Greetings. I have given up trying to make money on this job, now it is just a pride thing. Car arrived with ABS light on. Pulled codes - code 15. inspected WSS for debris and tone rings for damage. Found chipped tooth on LF corner. Scoped sensor just to see if...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
this is turning out to be a headache. please help me. customer complains of intermittant chugging while aproaching stop sign, and black smoke from tailpipe. i have never experienced this condition myself. the only condition i have seen is the idle will surge a... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GT54L3V
In June of this year, this van was driven through a deep puddle and filled the engine with water. We pulled the engine (it was full of water up to the upper intake!) and sent it to our local machinist to be rebuilt. One rod and a few valves later, we put the e...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Possible Lifter VIN: 2B3HD46RX3
Hello all, This post is for a friend at another shop who has just signed up for iATN and will not be a sponsoring member for a day or two. The 2003 Intrepid has a ticking noise that he thought was a lifter noise. The noise becomes loud after warm-up. They ...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HS48N33
Customer complaint vehicle wants to stall but never does. I went into computer obdII Generic. Found codes but did'nt seem like they would give that type of symptom. Early morning vehicle was cold it had a rough idle and seemed like an aic valve but no codes. D... Trouble codes: P0456, P0440
1988 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L brake pedal
This jeep does not have abs. The brakes work as long as i do not need to stop fast.the pedal feels like traped air in the system.
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FY2953P
Vehicle came in with dying problem at idle. Initial tests produced loss of injector pulse.Cam and Crank sensors had good waveforms,SMEC had burnt spot. Replaced SMEC, now engine will start and idle OK for about 5-10 seconds then start to miss and die, but, if ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L abs VIN: 1J4GZ58Y0T
Greetings Technicians. This Jeep came in for noise in the front end and the left drive axle was found to be the problem. An axle was replaced, noise gone and customer was given the vehicle. Two days later the customer returned stating that there is a problem w...

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1993 Dodge D350 5.9L autoshut down relay VIN: 3B7ME33C0P
The problem was in the wiring harness - was rubbing against the brake booster causing a voltage drop in the 8 volt signal wire for crank sensor
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L loose comunication VIN: 1P4GH44R5P
DON'T EVER ASSUME NEW PARTS ARE GOOD!!! Even better convincing the boss that the new parts are junk. The NEW trans controller from Chysler was losing power to the etax relay. Causing the relay to open and controller would lose communication, the reason for my ...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47C4T
The vehicle has not made it back in for repair yet. I recieved several good suggestions. First I was told to replace the MAP sensor with a known good. Second I was told that the secondary (post cat) o2 sensor can affect fuel trim. I will check those things and... Trouble codes: 171 (Fuel system lean).
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L seatbelts VIN: 1B7HF13Z3X
no progress on this, customer needed vehicle for work and hope he retuturns to solve this mystery
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Noise VIN: 1B3EJ46U61
Thank you for all of your responses concerning this strange situation. Although I did not attempt to tackle this problem myself, I ended up having the transmission over-hauled which solved this problem.
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L esp,asc VIN: WD2PD64344
Thanks to all who replied. Had 5. 1 suggested calling Mercedes. 2 stated only DRB III will access the ESP module. 1 suggested turning steering wheel all the way left, then right, then back to center to relearn steering wheel position. I tried that several time...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58S2P
took head off and found top ring missing half of the ring.. dont ask me how reving it up changed anything but it did..
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT28SOT
Well this car is fixed, so it seems. Turns out the bad battery was causing the alternator to show an excessive ripple. After replacing battery I retested the battery/starting and charging system again (interstates ED-18) and the alternator tested no problems a... Trouble codes: P0505, 25 (ASI motor circut OEM).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L holding down shift VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
We recieved 3 replies regarding problems with gov. pressure solenoid and sensor. Replaced both but problem continued. Had a reply regarding a t.s.b. for a re-flash of tcm, advised cust. to take veh. to dealer for a re-flash. Cust. has not done so at this time....
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