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1986 Chrysler New Yorker 2.2L blower motor VIN: 1C3BT56E6G
When vehicle first came in the control head was completely dead; no display at all. Installed a new control head and all modes were working, display was good. Blower motor would only operate in the high postion though. When you make one step down on your contr...
1989 Chrysler New Yorker 3.0L Hydraulic System VIN: 1C3BC4639K
Good Moring TGIF ! A simple project, replace blown brake hose on right front- NOT ! Vehicle came in week ago Thursday for brake light on, and replace blown brake hose. Installed hose's front, blead system, MUSHY PEDAL! Eliminated up stream or down stream aft...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L oil feed rightrocker arm VIN: 1C4GP54L9X
i heard of an orifice at the engine block that could be plugged or fallen off, is that possible with good oil feed at the camshaft? At this point any help would be appreciated thanks ahead.
1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2L RR drum brake VIN: 1B7GL23Y5T
Greetings Everyone, I have a Dakota that likes to heat up the right rear brake. There is a 70 degree temp difference from the right to the left. The truck has ABS.. is it possible that some residual pressure is keeping the brake applied? There is only one bra...
1996 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IP4GP44R6T
Hi, This one had new plugs and wires installed and a drive cycle completed by another tech. and has returned with the same codes. I have scoped check the ignition and each cylinder looks fine. Of course it does'nt misfire while test equipment is installed ! Yo... Trouble codes: P0305
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Engine Pinging VIN: 3B7HF12Z5W
This vehicle is not normally at our location. I only see it for a major service, usually once a year. It is a 4X4 but tires are O.E.M. size, rear end gear ratio is 3.90 Complaint is moderate to heavy pinging going up a grade (loaded or unloaded) starting about...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Backfire Cold VIN: 1B7FL26X1X
Thanks For The Help. We Have A 99 Dokota 3.9 That Backfires Cold Under Light To Med Throttle Cold. Last About 1/2 Mile Then Is Ok Till It Cools Down. We Have Checked Fix Data With No Help. Have Replaced Coolant Sensor As One Fix In IATN Data. Also R&R Distribu...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L axle tube seals
I remember this being posted a few times but I couldn't find it. I need the part numbers for the outer axle tube drive shaft seals that sit just inside of the axle tubes- having difficulty finding them in parts list- or can you leave them out?
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D14
this is for a friend who owns a body shop. dealer is having a hard time locating condition. this 2004 hemi has intermittent rough idle. idle speed fluctuates betweem 500- 700 rpms. on acceleration it will stall. it will die when 1st started. it has excessive e... Trouble codes: P0306
1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ78S9V
Vehicle in with CEL on, No driveability complaints from cust. Sets misfire codes. Can watch misfires occur with DRBIII on all cylinders except #3. Only counts at RPM 1880 - 2050. Anything above or below counting stops. Scoped cam and crank sensors sync looks d... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0305

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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Dash VIN: 1B7HF13YXX
Thank you for all the suggestions. I started by replacing the battery and then the 140 amp fuse. The battery must have shorted internally. On to the dash...It made no difference! I did find a TSB in all-data that described a similar situation with the instrume...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, VIN: 1J4FJ58L5K
Hello: sorry for the long delay ,the tranny shop took long with this .As i suspected flex plate being wrong.Replaced flex plate and all is well. Thanks for you patients Trouble codes: X1211.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Rocker Arms VIN: 1J4GW48NOY
We replaced cylinder heads with remans. This fixed the problem. Not sure what did the damage or what was actually wrong with the cylinder heads, but we suspect vehicle was overheated & over reved. Possibly leading to warped head allowing clearance between rock...
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