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1995 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L shifting
Trying my hand at a something new, Chrysler New Yorker with trans problem. The car was towed to me and when I tried to pull it into the garage it move a little and then stopped. I restarted the vehicle and it moved Ok, so I drove it in. Replaced the trans with...
1987 Dodge B150 2.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B7GB13H5H
high co at 2500 rpm. o2 sensor ranges. attempted to confirm that the system is in control by manipulating the o2 sensor. no change in co. grounding the mc solinoid thus driving it full lean causes co to go below evidence of fuel run over at do w... Trouble codes: 11 (oxg solenoid circuit)
1993 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Suspension VIN: 2B4GH4533P
This caravan is in pretty fair shape for the number of miles on it. Going down the road, it will suddenly 'step out' to the right or left. This is not necessarily under acceleration or deceleration. It can occur while driving at a steady speed. I know that the...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Spark VIN: 1B7HC16Y1R
vehicle came in with a misfire when hot. some one had replaced spark plugs. seven out of eight plugs were finger tight and two wires were burned. we replaced plugs, wires, cap, and rotor. vehicle ran great. customer drove on vacations. upon return customer bro...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Y4W
Customer complained of intermintant low power, chk engine light on & engine miss. We have only the miss fire codes to go on. fuel pressue is 49 lbs. I hav'nt had the so called loss of power, but i will feel the intermintant engine miss @ cruise & idle. clear c... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0305-), P0305 (p0307-), P0307 (p0308-), P0308
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Rear air/heat VIN: 1B4GP44GXY
Please help me Chrysler Techs. This van came in with the complaint of rear heat going out the top vent only. I checked out our mitchell and the rear controls go off the drivers heat control, which when on cold comes out upper vents, and when on hot comes out l...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
i replaced leak dection pump, fuel cap and vent valve last year. emission was fail code p0442 and p0456.driving after few days emission retest was ok. this year check engine light was on fail for same codes again. she always refuel car when fuel light comes on... Trouble codes: P0442, P0456
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK2946Y
Well at least this ones not on a Friday. This jeep has Check engine light on and PO302 stored. Missfire counter shows missfires as engine warms up to fully warm. Not like thousands of them but more than the 2% required to trip the light. It is not a dead miss ... Trouble codes: P0302
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1J4GZ58SXW
hi jeep techs this jeep has part-time tansfer case.while in 2wd moving forward if you shift into 4wd it will not engage unless you stop and put it in reverse,then it will go into 4wd.if you are in 4wd and want to go back to 2wd you,again you have to stop and g...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L vent operation VIN: 1J4GZ48SXW
Hello Chrysler Knowledge Techs, This Jeep has vent operation problems. It blows mostly out the floor vents all the time and only a very little out the defrost or dash vents. It is a manual control system and NOT an automatic temperature control. I checked the...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S51
Hello Fellow Techs, This vehicle came in with the MIL light on & P0455 EVAP SYSTEM LARGE LEAK. There is a bulletin regarding the LDP and the purge valve having intermittent problems. WE could not condemn these parts as they tested good at the time. We have ch... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap system leak large)

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1993 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L cat con gets red hot VIN: 1C4GH54R6P
Thank you everyone and iATN for your ideas and tips. I found a very bad pressure reg. That simple! It was right in front of me, but thanks to all of you was able to finish the job.
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Cruise light flashes VIN: 2C3HL56F1S
Thanks for the help. Many said intake gasket failure common on this engine, but was not the problem in this case. Several replies indicated the cruse control light will flash when the cam & crank are out of sync. BINGO! Car had jumped time. New timing belt fix...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L power sterring VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
this problem was fix by replacing the cooler that was in the return line it must have been clogged. after it was replaced the inlet side of the pump where it is feed the p/s fluid was not colapsing like it was before. thanks to everyone who replied
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R1T
We followed the sugestions we received we tested current flow through each coil and found #1 coil to flow higher current than the other two. We replaced this coil pack only to discover next that the coil driver wire #1 and #2 are melted together we replaced th...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HC13Y5V
Well, unfortunately the 3 help requests were no help in this case-this PCM is shuttting down and will not communicate on the FIRST key-on cycle. I am in process of pulling the wiring harnes and cutting it open in hopes of finding a source of the problem. Will ...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L speedometer VIN: 1B7HG48N62
I had overwhelming responses.Most said the vss signal originated from the rear diff abs sensor,which I replaced and this fixed the truck.The abs warning lights went off soon as I started the truck without even clearing fault.I did have to clear the engine comp...
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L heated seats VIN: 1D4HB58N44
Unfortunately, this vehicle ended up going back to the dealer. I was told that they replaced the heating elements inside the seat. Apparently they can short out, especially when there is weight in the seat. Thanks to all who replied.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S1W
morning folks, this one is fixed. fred [...] hit it on the head. apparently there are 3 speed sensors in the transmission and the transfer case. i had replaced the wrong one. here's how it works. apparently there is an imput speed sensor... Trouble codes: P0720 (low output speed sensor rpm above 15 mph).
1997 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2P4GP45R6V
cam sensor not makinng good contract and cheap auto start set up wires corroded.thanks for all the help .Just amazing guys and gals .
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