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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L brake warning lights on VIN: 2C3ED56F3R
Chrysler techs, I need your help or direction. This vehicle has the red brake light, ABS and Trac-off lights all on at the same time. I left work without the exact codes but they were for the abs lamp circuit failure and abs power/relay circuit failure. Went t...
1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Compressor VIN: 2C3HC56E3S
We have this LHS in that has no compressor operation. If I jumper the relay it does work. I have checked pressure on scanner and it reads 122psi which is accurate with the gauges. Replaced the transducer anyway thinking maybe there was a glitch with no help. C...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Stall, shuts off VIN: 2C3JA53GO5
this car will just shut off upon accelleration to highway speeds [interstate] after a two mile warm up of stop and go driving,problem is intermittent, has happened 5-6 times ,car will shut off and will take a few moments before it will restart [cranks normal],...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7HF13Z0V
Hey all, this truck after it warms up, will surge at idle. It has to be in gear and if you put it into neutral, it goes away. If you go back into gear it idles great, you have to drive it again to get it to act up. It is very intermittent and may only surge tw...
1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, lack of power VIN: 3B7MF33D6V
Hi-we are getting our feet wet in diesels. We had this '97 cummins come in with a complaint of no power and the customer was right. It had poor power, no smoke, wouldn't hardly get out of its own way. We checked fuel pressure and volume of transfer pump. Volum...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L tcc VIN: 1B7GL22X2W
Problem is no TCC lockup. Overhaul was recommended due to mileage and debris in pan and filter. Came in at first with a gov oner pressure code (p1756) and fail safe mode. All the solenoids have been replaced and the torque converter has been replaced twice. Th...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG36X02
checked ignition on scope looked normal , checked for vacum leaks pulled intake replaced intake pan gasked still same ruff running replaced cap and rotor wires and platnum plugs cleand injecters set cam sync still same problem feels like a bad wire when drivin...
1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCMT784XJ
Yo jeep dudes, I have a good crank sensor signal now but still no spark, rotor points to numder 1 on tdc, I'm doing a pcm input test now.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58S9T
Vehicle came in with customer concern of hesitation. Only thing that I could find wrong was the 2 code in history P0171 Lean Exhaust & P0172 Rich exhaust. Found O2 sensor started cold with a voltage of 4.5 volts. Replaced both O2 sensors with no change in volt... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean exhaust), P0172 (Rich exhaust)
1999 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Tires VIN: 1J4FF28SOY
Hello Jeep techs, I have this Cherokee in my shop that at about 50 mph the front tires will start to vibrate a bit and all of a sudden they will shake so violently that you could roll this thing if you weren't expecting it. It's crazy. You need to drive about ...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L a/c blower VIN: 1J8GW68J34
My wife's 04 Grand Cherokee suddenly lost the blower for the a/c yesterday...compressor still comes on, all the lights function on the control, there is power to the blo-mo, I removed the blo-mo, and it works , so obviously it is not getting grounded by the co...
2002 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ25B72
I hope I can get some help on this Voyager. Came in with check engine light on P0171. Checked all and found broken (from an accident) evap solenoid by radiator. Thougt we had it as it was a good vacuum leak. Replaced with oe valve and after 1 trip code re-set.... Trouble codes: P0171 (B1S1 lean exhaust)

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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L water pump VIN: 3C3EL55H9V
Replaced water pump with two aftermarket O.E pumps on third pump tech sprayed lube into seal area and lubed seal ,installed pump pressure tested pump did not leak. Then replies were also correct in the O-ring was also leaking at other side of intake ,removed b...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L rack and pinion VIN: 2C3HE66G71
thank you, chad,stephen,kyle,francisco,brant, any one else i may have missed. it was the general reply that the rack was probably the problem and it was. i replaced the rack and did confirm that all the dead play was in the rack by unhooking the coupler first ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4GP54R0T
I got this one fixed. It was the pcm . We got a known good one off another veh. and every thing went to working as it should. When I found no wiring problem I was almost sure that was going to be the problem. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: 505 (iac wiring shorted to grd.).
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L bubble back VIN: 1B4GP54R3T
all test data pointed to radaitor cap, but transmission blew up on tuesday so cannot confirm fix--thanks for all the helpful replies---ALAN
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L valve VIN: 1B7FL26X8X
thanks for the replies. i installed a crysler reman in this vehicle and sent it away. i did dissasemble the old one but could find no reason for the bent valves. i can only asume the lifters got pumped up and held the valves open.
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L abs module VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
we know the module has to be programed with axle ratio and tire size, but thanks to the rest of you, the fix was the rear speed sensor. alldata said nothing about it. This network is so much help I really appreciate it. thanks Ron [...]
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ8S7RC
Thanks to all for your help. I called customer today for a follow up. Check engine light has not come back on and runnuing fine. Most replies were for me to check all grounds to and from pcm. Some were for possible bad pcm . I looked at all grounds ( cleaned )... Trouble codes: 21 (O2 sensor high voltage), 23 (IAT sensor high voltage), 24 (TPS high voltage).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L condensor VIN: 1JGN5850XC
ajoebrady, charles and ciro, all said to switch the wires, which of course worked, thanks, barry said there might be a tsb, call the dealer, there is no tsb, and the dealer never heard of this problem, really ??, john said had same problem, wife works at chrys...
1996 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 3P3ES47C1T
Well, it's fixed! As several of you suggested, I removed the cam bolt and gear. I found the dowel pin snapped in half which put the cam out of time. The gear still lined up, but the cam was off. Replaced the pin and the vehicle fired right up. Thanks to all wh...
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