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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C3HC56G7X
After diving short distance engine dies and won't restart for a couple of minutes then will be fine rest of the day. Can drive 200 miles and won't act up. Losing crank signal. Replaced crank sensor with Standard then died week later and won't start at all so r...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L power locks & rear p.ower doors VIN: 2C8GP64L31
With the key out of the ignition there is no power lock/unlock operation with the power switches or the key fobs, but with the ignition turned on, everything works normally. There is radio clock memory. Power side doors buttons not working up top center counse...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L power sterring VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
this car came in with a leaking p/s pressure line it was leaking right at the fitting were it bolts to the pump. i replaced the hose but it would not turn easy i thought it might have air in it so i let it run with cap off turned wheel back in forth still noth...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58S5W
Vehicle came into shop with no codes and no driveability problems at the time although the customer complaint is just this. If the vehicle sits overnight or after a hot soak (1/2 hour) it starts absolutely fine and idles great. After 30 seconds to one minute i...

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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Cluster VIN: 2C3HD46J3W
I haven't got the car back in but I believe we will find the problem in the power distribution box under the hood. All the modules affected power from there and Sunny from Ontario had one like this that the wires on the underside had corroded off.
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1B4GH44R3R
We installed customer original coil packs and run a new wire with new terminals at coil and at pcm for the related cylinder misfire. And we drove for 300 miles to school on customers ok and never had a problem nor has the customer come back for that problem. Trouble codes: 43 (ign coil 3 primary ckt).
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Z2V
Pulled heads to inspect and found that both heads were cracked. Thanks for all the information received. Trouble codes: P0305 (5 Cylinder missfire).
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Charging VIN: 1B3EJ56H4W
the fix was cleaning the battery termanls . thanks for the help iatn is the best !!!
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L crankshaft VIN: 1B7KF23W0J
Thanks for all the input. We did check the crank for end play and that was ok. He declined authorizing further tear down so we had to stop. The customer however shared with us that his dad had the same engine in another truck and they had to replace that engin...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23Z81
Thanks to all The fix was a new set of spark plugs.It doesn't make sense because they were o.e. spark plugs but I bought them at auto zone.I wouldn't think that should make a difference with something like plugs but that was the fix.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L rear axle or transfercase VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Thanks to you who responded.First a little more information.The noise sounded like brakes dragging,even with the brakes isolated in the rear.It was noticable on decel from 20mph-0.It also occurred on light accel to 35mph.Posts all suggested a pinion bearing pr...
1994 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Compressor VIN: 2P4GH2532R
I had originally forgot to mention that this is my Wifes vehicle. There was an over whelming amount of replies for low charge, this was not the case here. The rest were sensor related and I had Bob [...] send me a step by step guide so to speak and followed it ...
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Camshaft VIN: 1P3EJ46C3V
Thanks to Paul, Luke, and Donald who helped a lot to understand this setup. After talking to the customer, we found they had the Camshaft pulley replaced when the timing belt was done. The cam sensor also acts as the thrust washer, or 'retainer' to keep the ca...
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