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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Charging VIN: 1BGMF36C6T
hello everyone, I am told voltage regulator is in pcm on this unit, has anyone ever installed an external regulator? Thanks in advance
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L noise VIN: 3B7MC36DKW
I need help with this diesel, don't do much work on them but have a good customer that had this one towed in with knock. He stated that it started noise suddenly and he shut it down. Noise sounds high on engine, in head area. It comes and goes with no pattern ...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Code 71 and 72 VIN: 1B7MF3361W
Hello iatn members, This Dodge truck was brought in and the customer said the ABS light and the Brake light both came on at the same time. He could tell no difference in how the brakes worked so continued to drive it for several days before bringing it in. Th...

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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L code 21 VIN: 2C3ED46F7R
Thanks to all that helped. All connectors were cleaned and adjusted again with the results being that we still had erratic readings. We replaced the TCM with a factory remanufactored unit. All erratic readings went away and have test driven the vehicle for thr...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L engine VIN: 1C3EJ56H5S
I recieved many offers of advice, almost all of you said that I must replace both the BCM and the PCM at the same time. There were a few other ideas which I tried to no avail. Customer is not prepared to bear expense of the computers at this time. He wants to ...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C4GP64LOY
Thanks to all that replied this vehicle had a bad crank sensor from the aftermarket. Installed a oem sensor from dealer and vehicle is fixed.
1992 Dodge Ram 50 2.4L Misfire VIN: JB7FL29W1N
valve guides came out of #2 cylinder, head was damaged. installed new head.
1994 Dodge Stealth 3.0L High Idle VIN: JB3AM44H9R
Thanks for all the replies, As it is not easy trying to fix a car on the weekend without the proper tools and equipment. The fix was to replace the IAC. All is well now.
1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3HD5658X
Hello all, special thanks to Burt, Duane and Gary for taking the time to help. Nothing I could do would ever make this vehicle communicate with my DRBIII. There is serial communication present on the data bus as viewed with a lab scope, so I believe this was s... Trouble codes: 1685 (incorrect message from sentry key immobilizer module).
2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L compression #5 VIN: 1B4H528271
Thanks to many responses for this problem, I discovered that the valve spring on intake number 5 cylinder was broken. Replaced spring and all is well. The vehicle didn't make the popping sound usually accompanying such a problem when you accelerate. One tech h...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L ignition lock VIN: 1J4HGW58S9
.Thanks to everyone who responded. Most replies said to tap on the end of the key while turning the key. It worked after a couple of tries. I copied a reply which seems to sum it all up. (Seems the factory used too much grease in the cylinder assembly, which...
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