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1950 Chrysler Windsor 4.1L Unknown
need wiring diagram for vechile. rats got into the harness.
2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3HH46R4Y
Thank you in advance for reading this help request, and any advice you may have. I have spent a week rebuilding this for the boss and trying to figure out why after triple checking everything I can think it still has a poor idle. Here's the problem regardless...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44R44
after driving 2 miles and parking nose down on slight hill will not start. Cranks, will start sometimes if you hold gas pedal to floor, sometimes backfires and have to repeat process again to start. If you let it sit for 15-20min will start normally. Was bough...
1992 Dodge Spirit 2.5L engine VIN: 1B3XA46KXN
Hi group, We have a vibration in this car. It can be felt throughout the car and is worse in reverse at idle,it can be felt in drive but not as bad. It feels like a motor mount problem but we have replaced all three mounts and tried different mount adjustments...
1997 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Cuts out
Hi everyone...HELP!!! The original complaint was no power and no shifting. I hooked up the scan tool and no "auto ID" so I pull the connector at the abs controller and clean it with contact cleaner. Now I get the auto ID. When I start the engine the bus goes d...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no communication VIN: 3B7KF23D7V
Hey guys, I am in desperate need of your help. Customer came in complaining of no cruise control, tachometer, and speedometer. Grid heater and wait to start light fail to work. Snap on Modis will not comunicate with PCM. We have power and ground to PCM and con...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P4GP44G3Y
misses at idle and while driving changed #2 wire and plug has good fire injector firing compression good misfire counter on scanner is showing from 3500 to 61000 missfires on cyl 1,2,3,4 but no code on 2,3,4 hope someone has seen this before thanks Trouble codes: 302 (2 misfire)
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B7HC12Z0Y
Hey guys. This 1500 came from another shop. The customer states it started chugging and backfirig while driving. He thought it was a mechanical timing problem and so did another shop, which replaced the timing chain. That did not correct the problem. They then... Trouble codes: P0207 (Injector 7 Control Circuit), P0205 (Injector 5 Control Circuit)
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L PCM speed reading VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
Speedometer will jump radicaly when vehicle in moving, even slowly. Vehicle speed reading on scan tool (DRBIII) is also eratic. when you jumper & unjumper speed sensor signal wire to ground instead of speed reading on scan tool 2,3 0r 5 MPH, speed reading jump...

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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1C3XC66R5L
Hi Guys, Thanks to Terry for your quick reply. I had a new cam sensor ordered at the time I posted this request. When I removed the 1st new sensor and compared the mark from the mounting bolt with the faulty sensor, I saw that I had not mounted the sensor fa...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L fuel gauge o.p gauge VIN: 3B7KF23D5V
I found oil pressure as Michael said,then I went to sender,jumped the sender,no change on gauge,I started back through the harness and found a wire opened.when some one changed the fuel shut off the wire must hane been pinched in the harness. Thanks to Wayne,M...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L poor heat in cold temp VIN: 1B7KF23Z3W
seems that this is a design problem and occurs in lots of this model truck. i got lots of useful checks, but nothing that helped find a problem. i did have a few that said there trucks were very similar, and did the same thing. chrysler says with the way recer...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L evap code VIN: IB7HC13Z51
I received a lot of hints about bad fuel caps as a commom problem with this car. Testing the cap was possible to notice it was not ok. I just changed it. I hope MIL to no go ON again! Thanks a lot. Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak).
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L low oil pressure VIN: 1B7HC16Y9Y
The customer is going to have us install a r/c engine. After we have done this I will take the old engine with the oil pressure problem apart and will report the findings to everyone that has responded to my post. Thanks to all who responded. Sonny
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, HARD TO START VIN: 1B4HS48NX2
All the replies were very useful, but Joe from Minnesota pointed me in the right direction. Both signals, cam and crank, were getting to the pcm but were not processed by it. they are in national backorder. costumer took car to dealer but got same answer. came... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0335 (crank sensor circuit).
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GZ78S9R
Several techs said carbon build-up was likely the problem. One said piston slap and that Chrysler had a tsb and said it was normal noise. A couple said rod bearings. One said to remove the belt to check idler pulley bearings. I have not been able to get the ...
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