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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L 1-2 Shift, 2-1 Shift VIN: 2C3HE66G3X
Hi guys, I am not the greatest trans. person in the world, so I am looking for a little help. This 300M does not like to go into first gear. Customer complaint is lack of power.In the bay with the wheels off the ground, the first time you start it it will go i...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L code setting VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Ok fellas, I need some help. 01 Pt Cruiser with 60k miles came in with a check engine light. Codes indicate 1/1 O2 lean. I checked fuel pressure and it is good. TPS is working normally and idle voltage is .76v. Map seems to be fine and ECT is right on. I check... Trouble codes: P0171
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4FP2534T
Hello. Here is the problem. This van will run for a short time. During this period, no codes are found and the scantool communicates with the PCM. After running for a few minutes the engine stalls. After which I lose my communication with the PCM but I can sti...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L lockup converter VIN: 1B4GP54R0T
stalls as soon as put in forward or reverse. tcc is locked up again. held at 2500 rpm put in drive ,lurched fwd and tcc unlocked. test drive trans works perfectly. as best i could tell there is no tcc solenoid,or wire to control it. doesn't show up in mitchel ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L no comminication VIN: 1B4GP54LXT
HELP ! i have a 1996 dodge caravan that does not communicate with either of my scanners (snap on and mastertech). the only readings i can get out of it are from the trans module , the ecm and body modules do not do a thing..no communication with either of thos...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP443WR
Idle plug has been removed & I can not set the minimum air rate. I've tried w/ a mastertech & MTS 2500. Idle reading is non responsive on scantool as I adjust screw. I eliminated the stall by a hit or miss adjustment procedure @ idle w/ & w/o a/c on. It will s... Trouble codes: 1294 (Target Idle not reached)
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L temp VIN: 1B4HS28Y3W
started engine pressures started to go to normal, after 1 minute hi side and low side pressures drop. evap case does not feel cool at all. return line at h block is cold! hi side line does not get very warm, able to touch with hand, temp gun 90F. tried new dri...
1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22YXX
Started to run bad put genises on tested all the output found nothing bad and there were no codes present and no codes pending and nothing in the history or freeze fram. When it started to run bad the check engine light came on but nocdes were there.It is runn...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP24RX4
the customer states there is no other drivability issues just dies out coming off the high way. i thought i had this figured out. that's the reason for iac replacement and thottle body cleaning! i tested cam and crank sensor signals with my vantage tester. not...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KC2369Y
Hello everyone I got one of my wreckers to shut down wile i was towing a car. When it died out I was going down the road about 60 mph and it acted like it was starved for fuel, I changed fuel filter about 3000 miles ago, when this happened I changed the fule f... Trouble codes: P1688, P1693
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N9X
hi to the best tech out there. the problem i am having is customer camplain of no pick up.scan truck found code 700.reset code ,lite come back right away.took the truck on test drive ,while driving the teck and speed head go down to zero than abs and scurity l... Trouble codes: 700
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L no-bus VIN: 1B3E546C31
the vehicle starts and runs fine but the speedometer is inoperative and the odometer reads the words "no-bus". we cannot communicate with the computer in any way. alldata and other local resources are not helpful. we assumed a faulty computer and tried a used ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7KC23C12
customer brought to shop with no power on acceleration from stop mostly notable when cold, also when cruising down interstate at approximately 1500 rpm can go to accelerate and no power and then burst of speed. also noted on test drive mostly after has sat and... Trouble codes: P0216
1992 Eagle Talon 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4E3CS44R6N
The vehicle in question has will cut out intermittantly and turn engine light on. Usually after driving for a while, it will start cutting out and light will flash, sometimes it will clear up and light will go out by itself. I replaced ignition module but it d... Trouble codes: 44
1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L tach/speedo VIN: 1J4FT68S1T
vehicle is from used car dealer. it has an aftermarket alarm and radio installed but i cannot find any circuits crossed. cannot find a reason for the lack of operation, anyone ever see this before???
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58S6T
This one has me running in circles. Came in a week ago for no start. Had no cpu response(no communication with snap on scanner, no engine light,no spark,no fuel, no injector pulse, etc.)checked all cpu grounds and power suplies, all good. started unpluging sen...
1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: IJ4FY19S5W
This truck runs bad but not while its at our shop. But keeps popping these three codes, p0123,p0320,p0505. I can't pinpoint the problem, and was hoping someone has seen this type of problem before and can give me some advise. The customer is getting upset. the... Trouble codes: P0123, P0320, P0505
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R4T
hey guy's i need help with this basket case! it died while driving down the road & coasted to stop. it came in on the hook from another shop & had several things thrown @ it--coil pack--cam & crank sensors & pcm.the codes stored were for all the above sensors....

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Rear Suspension VIN: 3C4FY4BB51
Thanks to all ,Having the car in the air but supported by the tires made this noise easy to diagnose! I replaced the watts link (bell crank).Problem solved.
1988 Dodge D350 5.9L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
This was a very, very, very stupid mistake and I pride myself on not having as many mistakes now compared to when I started, but I did not blow (clean) the fuel pickup in the tank. Removed the tank and blew shop air backwards and dislodges alot of plant materi...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L worn camsensor VIN: 1B3ES47C3X
Well, customer has decided to wait and see what happens with the new sensor rather than go exploring in the cylinder head area. Most replies indicate that the cam sensor is the thrust surface for the cam and the wear is a normal occurence. Thanks to all who to...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Surge, spark knock,intermit VIN: 1B4HS28Y2X
Thanks to all who replied to this, Like many of you had stated it was indeed the intake gasket that was causing this problem. AFter removing the intake could see wehre the gasket was sucked into the belly. Replaced gasket adn all is fine. Thanks Again.
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
well thanks everyone. the fix was found hole in line rubbing with frame close to purge solonoid. repair line and clear code.thanks again. Trouble codes: P0442, P0456.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44382
thank you to those who replied as several of you suggested I found the short rubber line under the air filter to have a small crack in it, replaced the line and vehicle is fine now. Thanks again, Chad Trouble codes: P0456.
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