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1988 Dodge B250 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7HB23Y6J
this van will not idle it stalls the idle is hunting up & down surging on the highway we hav done a complete tune up with plugs & wires Coil pcv no different we pulled the egr valve cleaned it working fine no vaccum leaks found we replaced the ecm with a new o...
1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L cruise control and overdrive VIN: 1B7GG23Y9R
This is a vehicle that my wife resently purchased. (I think she must be mad at me.) I dont have much history on the vehicle. Everything worked fine when we bought the truk 4 weeks ago. the other night I noticed that the trans is not shifting into overdrive, no...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1B7MF3364X
Problem is it won't up shift. It will shift when you ease up on the gas or feather it a bit then it shifts. DBR III Has a P1693 code. Now it will not let me into the JTEC or trans module to see what is going on. It just takes me back to the EMC. Any idea befor...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L transfer cas VIN: 1B4HS28N11
this durango is stuck in 4lo. already replaced shift motor, and while shift motor was off i was able to shift transfer case manually. when the new motor was installed it shifted from 2wd to 4hi with no problems, then went to shift back to 2wd and the transfer ...
1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Valve Lifters VIN: 2J4FY29T1K
Is it possible that it is normal for the Jeep 4.2 liter engine to have 1 second of valve clatter on cold starts(40deg f or lower)? We recently overhauled this engine, top notch job, and we have this lifter clatter on cold mornings, only first start of the a da...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4G248S6Y
This thing belong to tires shop friend's of mine it's been in three different place, including two local Chrysler dealers. The problem is only when the car is in idle for more that a minute or more, i had noticed that it'll raise the RPM for a second right be... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal at PCM), P0403 (EVAP purge solenoid circuit)
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L instrument panel VIN: 1P4GP44R6V
Code 66 no body CCD) On start up only all gauges will intermitently not work and if the wipers are on or you turn them on they will not park until gauges come back. I picked up customer vehicle to bring to shop (5 miles) no gauges whole trip. since back to sho...

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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L odometer
I received three replies to this one. Thanks to all three who pointed out that the pinion factor needs to be reset on this vehicle after interrupting battery power. They also stated that I needed a DRBIII to do it, but I was able to do it with my Snap-On scann...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L speed signal VIN: 1D4HD48N25
I was in need of a wiring color and diagram that would allow me to tap into the vehicle speed sensor with out setting a code or affecting vehicle transmission operation. Thanks to the 2 replies I received, I was able to wire up the laser radar system in this u...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L dome fuse circuit VIN: 1J4FJ58S3N
Thanks for the help. The solution was to adjust the glovebox door striker; the door was not completely latching and the lite was staying on. I verified the fix using a low amp probe on a fused jumper wire hooked to #9 fuse position. Then I started unplugging c...
1968 Plymouth Fury III 5.2L brake/ backup lights and instrument gauge lighting VIN: PM43F8F285
Thanks so much for your help. It ended up being shorted out in the wiring harness running to the back taillaights by the back left passenger seats. The back left window regulator was bent causing the window to only roll up 3/4ths the way and the rain water was...
1997 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4GP45R9V
Fixed vehicle by changing the crank sensor as two tech suggested. I also checked the harness under the battery, main connectors, checked for harness rubbing against hose clamp which were all tech suggestions. The fix came after replacing the crank though and m...
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