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1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L limp in mode VIN: 1C3EU4537S
recieved this car in limp-in mode. scanned tranmission and found the following codes, 28, 36, 56, 57, 42, 21. cleared codes and test drove car. checked codes again and just got code 28. this code refers to prndl switch problem. followed tsb and tested switch. ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Steering rack/pump VIN: 2C8GP54L71
Hi everybody, Got a strange, grabby pulse with just slightly higher than normal steering effort in the steering wheel at standstill and just off idle in gear, as though the system is low on fluid or cavitating, but I don't see any problems with fluid. The pump...
2001 Chrysler Neon 2.0L engine VIN: 1C3ES46C91
Hello to all you chrysler guys and girls I have been brought a 2001 neon with 115K on it. Customer complains of a noise when cold, I have confirmed what sounds like a loud piston slap OR a slight rod knock when driven from cold Sits for a couiple of hours). N...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Z2V
Code P0305 setting in PCM- cylinder #5 missfire. I recieved this job from another technician. He has already replaced fuel injector and spark plug on #5 cylinder. I tested spark and it is consistant. Pulse to injector is consistant. Compression is 125 PSI and ... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 Cylinder missfire)
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R7X
The vehicle came in with all gauges inop,check engine light and ABS lights on.Codes were 1695 & 1698 (no body or trans CCD message).I can only comunicate with the PCM.I read that there is suposed to be 2.5 volts on the CCD bus wires but I have over 8. Does any... Trouble codes: 1695 (No body CCD message), 1698 (No trans CCD message)
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L sbcm VIN: 1B7HF13Z4X
This Dodge Ram has the seat belt control unit that is supposed to go to sleep after 30 to 45 minutes. On this vehicle, the sbcm continually energizes the seat belt solenoids and draws the battery down. I have read in the archives that the sbcm have been a comm...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GG22X9Y
This truck came in with a stall problem when it is cold and shifted in reverse the engine loads up and stalls. No codes . Temperature sensor in range . Idle air control in reange, map sensor also correct. Once the engine is warm it runs right .Fuel pressure an...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L ABS, traction light VIN: 1B4GP25302
Hey guys, hope someone has seen a problem like this. I have a caravan with NO ABS and the customer stated they wnet through muddy grass and very shortly afterwards the red brake light and ABS lights came on and stay on. Also noticed the "trac off" is lit up un...
1984 Jeep CJ7 2.5L Misfire VIN: IJCUF87EIE
Timming on this jeep calls for 12 degrees with vacume adv disconnected and 4&10 in vacuum switches disconnected and at 1600 rpms. When rpms get to 1500 rpm timming jumps 20 degrees.Books and standard plus tech line say this system has no electronic advance.Tot...
1987 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Starter Relay VIN: 1JCMR789XH
Hey techs, got a jeep question for ya'll. I'm stumped. Got this jeep in, and customer states that it sometimes doesn't start. I was able to have the problem happen to me. I have good 12volts at ignition wire at the relay, i have good 12volts from batt, and i h...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L t case VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6P
Customer complains of first" check 4x4 switch" then service 4x4 switch, comming on in the message center...has never com on when in shop and have no diagnostics for this . Is this just a maintenance reminder?

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1993 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C3XU56L3P
We apprecieat the four help request. We had tried everything that was suggested. Our local Chrysler dealer did get a hold of Chrysler Tech a few more times - one place told him the bcm had nothing to do with it and the drivability tech said that if I could put... Trouble codes: 42 (asd circuit), 53 (internal pcm failure).
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Pedal feel VIN: 1C4GP54L5T
Thank you guys for all of your help as always. I discussed all of the issues that were brought up by the replies. Some suggested booster failure but I had already hand vac pumped it and it held fine. Rear wheel cylinders were working freely but I had not check...
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L Misfire VIN: 2B6HB21Y3V
Thanks to all who helped, it's very much appreciated, but the customer did not return to have run further needed tests. I do believe, as many of you suggested, the problem is related to a bad valve guide or head problem. If this customer returns, I will inform... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire on 2 cylinder).
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L SRS system VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
We were unable to get a completion to this job because the car lot did not want to spring for the $600 BCM which is what we settled on as the next thing to do. Two replies were centered around bus data line concerns and we rechecked those areas and found that ...
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Driving/Fog lamps VIN: 1B3ES46C71
I received 3 replys, Richard states that the wiring to this system is rather tourchered, with relay's and fuses, all checked out O.K. Dean thought maybe the headlight switch was maybe defaulting to high beam, turning off the fog lamps. Phillip reply's that the...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L long crank time when cold VIN: 1B7HG38N32
Since our scan tool is not up to date, I did not want to guess using generic obd2 data. I recommended to the customer that he go to the dealer. He works at the body shop down the road and will let me know what the dealer says.
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Trans. VIN: 2C4GJ4434Y
Thanks for the replies. The 2-4 pressure switch is part of the solenoid assy. I am not sure what the dealer parts guy was trying to sell me. After searching the archives and from information that I recieved from the replies I decided to replace the control sol...
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