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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H0V
vehicle will die only at idle, or coming to a stop. if going down the road it only skips a beat and continues to run. only when its close to idle will it die.
1998 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4C3AU52N5W
This chrysler with the mitsubishi 2.5l has excessive nox emissions at 15 mph. fuel trim is negative 10% under load, egr is flowing, o2 sensor waveform and speed look good. This unit has 3 converters, assume precats are working, no codes and other emissions low...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Rear Diff. VIN: 1P4GT44L8V
I have a van here that has plgued our shop for about three weeks. Customer brought it in to find a vibration in the rear. Definetly is in the rear driveline and is most pronounced when sitting in the middle seat. It is worst at about 60kmh and is less at highw...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.8L No Start VIN: YV1A123456
no spark in 4 of 6 cylinders only 1 of 3 coils is firing. no pulse from pcm to fire other 2 coils - have FACTORY service manuals followed troubleshooting for primary ignition coil 1&3 (2 is firing) and flow chart led me to replacing PCM - did that same probl...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L no up shift VIN: 1B7MC3365X
this truck will not shift from first gear. the first time after key is cycled seems to be normal, then after it will not shift out of first with app sensor input over about 25%. before truck came to me the app sensor and bell crank assy. is new, I have check t...
2002 Dodge Sprinter 2.7L limp mode VIN: WD2YD64142
Have two problems. 1st the trans is in limp mode. It will not shift out of what I belive is 2nd gear. No check engine light and I have no wiring diagrams or diag info on this. 2nd and less important is the radio doesn't work. The antitheft led on the front is...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L long crank time VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
during long crank period fuel pressure comes right up when key is cycled to prime. spark and injector pulse are present. once running no driveability problems are present. if shut off and started within 5-10 mins starts perfect. after sitting more time it cran...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L rear axle or transfercase VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Thanks for reading my post.I originally overhauled the rear diff and axle bearings for a bad carrier bearing.It's returned with a different noise.After 2500 miles,It still sounds like a bearing growl,but only at slow speed decell(10-20mph)or slight accel (20-3...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Rocker Arms VIN: 1J4GW48NOY
We get all the good ones!! This Jeep does not like the rocker arms, there is no rhyme or reason as to why they fall out, nor is there a set pattern. It all started in January when this Jeep got stuck in the mud(owners son driving)& he could not get out. Suspec...
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Camshaft VIN: 1P3EJ46C3V
Vehicle came in as a crank, no start, no spark. Camshaft "walked" outwards toward the cam position sensor, and ate into the sensor. Is it a good assumption that the retainer that holds the camshaft in place is located at the cam sprocket(timing belt) side of t...

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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H4V
Hi sorry this took a while. I received many replies that suggested to replace distributor or PCM. Since I had a problem with no communication, I recommended to the customer that he take it to the dealer to install a PCM and have it reprogramed. He came in yest...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7HF16ZXR
Customer has picked up vehicle and has decided to drive it the way it is. I talked at length with customer about the problem. His big complaint is the tach wiggle @ cruise. I went over the data with him and showed him that when the tach wiggles 250 rpm the act...
2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L All guages VIN: 1B4HS28Z9Y
Thanks very much to all that replied with some great information! I was standing under the hood talking to one of my techs just kind of looking around at things and notice that there was some type of quick disconnect toggle bolt on the positive battery termina...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ78S2W
Thank you all for taking the time to give your advice. It turned out to be a problem with the rear speed sensors (low amplitude) I adjusted both sensors because I never could see any signals dropping out. The signal was stronger and brakes work fine now. I nev...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L front differential VIN: 1J4GW58N3X
thanks to all who responded, especially barry [...] who sent tsb's and links to other websites. we have mitchell 1 and i saw most of the tsb's and the noise didnt fit that description. the problem was a faulty set of gear...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L high steering effort VIN: 2PH6P44R9V
Thanks to all. The problem was the pump. Some other things to chack are; the center of the pulley may be cracked, the knuckle on the steering shaft may be seizing up. Also low pressure indicating a bad pump or relief valve. Thanks for the help, this customer i...
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