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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Headlight and Parklamps VIN: 1C4GP54R1T
The head lights and park lights won't shut off. Disconect dimmer switch and park lights stay on and dinger dings. Disconect headlight switch and sometimes lights shut off, not always. The wipers run intermitantly. The wipers run if the power windows are operat...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 1C4GP64L9V
Hey guys, I know I am missing something here. I actually have 2 of these vans 1 1997 and 1 1998 both with the same problem. Original complaint was poor AC cooling on both. First thing I checked was Pressures and both were the same about 33 on the low side but ...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L wiper blades,horn,parking lights VIN: 1C4GP64L6W
After replacing pcm van started and all items worked.We went to take to the dealer to have the pcm and bcm flashed, when we opened the vehicles door the horn, wipers and runninglights started going off. All the switches were in the off postion.We disconnected ...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23W3S
We put a reman motor in this truck because of a hole in one piston (cyl#2). It ran smooth with the old motor,never would have suspected a problem if the customer hadn't asked us to do a compression test. The engine has come out and gone back to the machine sho...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L headlights, door locks, int. lights, guages, wiper VIN: 1B4GP54L3W
This 98 Grand Caravan has no headlights, power locks, interior lights, guages, or wipers. The washers work and the high beam indicator lights in the flash to pass mode only. The cluster does nothing at all. I can't even get mileage from the odometer. I cannot ...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1B4G544L2X
Ok guys this is a good one! Customer brought vehicle in with complaint that the vehicle just cuts off when driving, but only for a second or two, then cuts back in and continues. I have found no codes or obvious causes for thi s intermittent stalling. Customer...
1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56JXX
Okay I need help on this one I have this Intrepid that I cannot scan. No Communication. Tried several different scanners. I feel that the problem is in the car not the scanner. The car came in for stalling when put into drive. The car surges forward then stall...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Heater Core VIN: 1B7HC16X6S
Under normal accelleration this vehicle has a distinct sloshing noise coming from the heater core. I doesn't matter if you swerve the vehicle or drive straight. It did this with the old heater core as well. When you clamp the heater hose off the noise stops. S...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
Hello guys I just got this Jeep,customer complains of stalling after it gets hot. After 5 hours of running and several test drives I was able to duplicate. When it stalls is just dies, fuel stays at 50psi,after about 3-5 seconds the dash guages drop and thats ...
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L Unsure VIN: 1P4GP45G4W
Customer brought vehicle in with recommendation for front and rear brakes from quick lube center. Performed complete front & rear brake service. (Drum type rear). After repairs, found pedal effort to be extremely hard. You literally had to stand on brake pedal...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1988 Dodge Aries LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B3BD46K2J
thanks to all that responded most said to check the map sensor and they hit it right on the nail replaced the map sensor and alls well. great bunch of techs out there. thanks again
1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AU52N5V
The over all fix was taking off the after market Dist. cap and rotor that we installed 2000 miles ago and installing OEM parts. We ran into this about 2 years ago with another Mits. motor. Thanks for all the input it led us in the right direction. Fred Hyd... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, BACKFIRE THROUGH INT VIN: 3B7HF13Y7V
thanks to all who took the time to reply to my sos. iatn is a priceless tool in our shop. it turns out that all our troubles boiled down to a faulty upstream o2 sensor . there were nEver any codes or apparent value issues obtained with a scan tool. at the base...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L Front brakes VIN: 1B4GR54L2W
We have proceeded through this brake problem 1 part at a time. The final fix was a brake booster. While coasting down the 15% grade where the problem occurs the booster was applying the brakes just enough to cause a slight drag. The interesting thing is the pa...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L all shifts VIN: 1B8HS48Z62
This one is fixed. Found a good way to isolate gov. pressure problems on this unit. Remove computer electrical connector at trans.(on left side of trans near gear selector). This will cause gov. pressure to become un-modulted by gov. solenoid and should read m...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9W
this was much simpler than i was expecting, the drive shaft cut into the o2 harness
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L front axle VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
thanks for all the help replaced front drive shaft cut vent grove in transfer case pinion and changed fluid in transfer case noise is gone
1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L sliding door latch VIN: 1P4GH243XR
Thanks for all the replies. We ended up ordering a new top roller assembly. Did not seem that loose but fixed the problem.
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