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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...
1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L No Start VIN: 2B4GP25B5W
customer came in to make appointment for the vehicle sputtering and when they went to leave the van died and wouldn't restart, the van stayed outside for the next day and when we went to push it in it started. I scaned the vehicle and no codes were stored but ...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L evap code VIN: IB7HC13Z51
This car have a intermittent P0442 code (evap small leak) Car is very clean. Once cleared will set code again within some days. No driveability concerns. As I'm not used to these cars, equiped with leak detection pump, I ask where an how to begin diagnostics.... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower motor VIN: 1B4GP443X1
This Caravan has an intermittent problem where the blower motor and radio will cut out at the same time. They will come back and work again on their own 1-5 minutes later.This happens about once a week with no set pattern. I have not been able to duplicate the...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L all guages, warning indicators, windows, locks, dr VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0V
This appears to be a typical ccd buss problem, but with a twist... I intermittently lose SOME of the dash guages, but not always all of them in unison... may be the two on the right, maybe the two on the left, and the tach has a mind of it's own... no pattern....
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L differential VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
this jeep was sent to me after trans-shop removed and rebuilt transfer case in an attempt to stop the vehicle from binding up when in 4 wheel drive and eliminate a noise coming from the transfer case. you turn the front wheels even slightly and the jeep wants ...

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L belt VIN: 1C4GP64L5V
we overlooked one very important problem - make sure there are no leaks - we overlooked ps pump leaking and getting onto belt
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L governor pressure VIN: 1B7GG23Y7V
i replaced the two switchs and the customer picked it up, the problem is that it happens once in a while, so time will tell
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4B3AG52H61
well, it is definately an interference engine-8 bent intake valves. They are only ten bucks each and they have them in stock, imaginme that
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD56M62
well thank you to all that have responded, we had brought the vehicle up to the dodge dealer and they did a pcm reprogram for the misfire. we have not heard back from the customer and i did leave a follow up message to see how it is running. it ran good before... Trouble codes: P0132 (upstream o2 voltage over 1.5v), P0172 (upstream o2 sensor signal rich), P0300 (cylinder misfires).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N5X
Thanks for all the responses. Most of you said the rough idle & dying problem was because the heads had been surfaced too much. The jeep does run and not die since we replaced the 1 O2 sensor and the idle air control. I am just going to put up with the rough i...
1991 Plymouth Voyager LX 3.0L Headlights VIN: 2P4GH5530M
Most of the answers stated that the headlights should stay on & then go off after 60-90 seconds. Mine did not time out. After replacing the BCM, the headlights timed out at 60 seconds. Nice to have knowledgeable friends that are willing to give a helping han...
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