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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Cruise light flashes VIN: 2C3HL56F1S
Hello, Car idles rough/no check engine light on. Long cranking time on start-up. No codes in the system. Idle goes up and down. It bucks and jerks under load and cruise light comes on and flashes in sync with misfire. Don't know if this is coincidence or not....
1994 Dodge Caravan 3.0L water pump VIN: 2B4GH2535R
I informed customer about the noise, which he already knew about. Customer then received some "military engineering advice" which said his water loss and noise was from the water pump. He then contacted me to see if I would do the work. The reason for this req...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF12Y7X
After fixing the abs and red brake lamps with new resr wheel speed sensor. fixed code 0500 with a new VSS Sensor at trans, we found no missfire codes yet our engine was missing at idle and at 2000 rpm consistanly, we ck'd plugs and found Autolight plugs instal... Trouble codes: 0500 (transmission vss sensor)
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Pump VIN: 3B7KF2363X
Fluid is coming from the breather in the cap when the steering is forcably turned. There is a total loss of hydroboost and steering. The problem was first noticed yesterday when the vehicle was started in the customer's garage on first start, very sudden onset...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Surge VIN: 3B7HC13Y01
this dodge truck has a 200-300 rpm surge at cruise speeds, in overdrive, under slight load. intake vacuum while surging, drops as low as 2". no codes were found. all parameters look good on the scanner. fuel pressure is dead on the money and exhaust backpressu...
1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L blower motor resistor VIN: 1P3EJ46COW
the car originally came in with no blower motor speed 1, 2 & 3. 4 worked fine. after some intitial basic checks, i replaced the resistor (old fashioned, coil type). everything worked fine, so i gave the car back to the customer, but it came back the next day w...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H0V
Due to the information received, i came to the conclusion that the computer was at fault. Ordered computered installed vehicle is still running. Ran vehicle an additional 6 hours at idle and exactly the same as the way it was doing the problem. vehicle is stil...
2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L crank sprocket VIN: 2B3HD46R8Y
The tools needed to remove crank sprocket were made available to me via Matco.$400.00.This tool is made by Miller specialty tools.Thanks to all for their input on this matter.Have a great Easter all!
1992 Dodge W150 5.2L lock-up and 4-3 downshift VIN: 1B7HM16Y4N
Thanks for the replies. The problem ended up being a wrong computer. It had a computer for a manual trans in it. Put the correct one in it and all is well.
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L fuses 5&7 VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
someone suggested testing my battery. although the customer had just replaced the battery 4 days earlier, i begrudgingly tested her new battery. to my surprise, her new battery was no good. i installed an interstate mt-75 and the car has been perfect ever sinc...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L torque converter VIN: 1J4GZ88ZWC
My customer had to have the vehicle back. He has not returned but still has the problem. Recomendations are: It takes .3v tps change to disengauge the torque converter so retest with lab scope when driving or replace the tps. Brake switch may be intermittant, ...
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