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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XX66R8M
Car came in as no start and the vehicle anti theft was activated, I diagnosed 2 faulty door switches and have grounded on to bypass. What I am wondering is if anyone has taken the security system out and if there is way to bypass the security Module. Thankyou ...
1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3XY66RMD
HELP this is my wifes car problem is very intermittent no stored trouble codes vehicle has no real pattern it will start by having a rough idle it will then worsen. it feels like its dropping every other cylinder she can floor it in gear and it will barely mov...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L engine /driveline VIN: 1C4GT64L9W
Vehicle came in with slight tapping noise from engine that increased to loud reverberating knocking sound when a/c was engaged. Goes away when engine is revved above idle. Replaced bad front motor mount, bad serpentine belt tensioner, questionable a/c clutch. ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L compressor clutch VIN: 2C8GP44G11
Hi, this is the second chrysler type minivan that we have seen in the last month with a burnt clutch. The compressor still rotates by hand fine and the electric fans seem to be working fine but the compressor clutch is smoked. The last one we saw had got so ho...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L cooling fans VIN: 2C8GP44391
Hi Techs, coolings fans not working on this van.Has code P1491,open or short in low speed fans.Fuse is good.A/C will cycle OK.Scanner reads fan 0%.I thought I seen it read 100% one time.Jumper org. & blu/grn wires at module/relay in back of grill will turn fan...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23D3V
if anyone has ran into this problem before help would greatly be appectiated. I'm at my last straw. Thinking it's got to be simply. thanks in advance on any suggestion's
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L guages inop VIN: 1B7HF13Y51
Hey guys and gals, I am hoping someone out there in Mopar land can help me with this truck. It has come in with no guages, abs, check engine, airbag lights on and displaying "no bus". I can not communicate with anything other than the pcm. I am getting a code ...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Transmission VIN: 2B3HD46R52
THis vehicle came in with a p1791(??) Code for 4th gear mismatch. Went into limp mode. Customer disconnected the battery and all gears came back with the exception of a hard 3/4 shift. Scan tool showed everything ok but the code. I cleared the code with the Ge...
1983 Jeep CJ5 4.2L Pedal VIN: 1JCCM85A1D
This CJ came in with the brake light on at times and a low pedal. We did a brake inspection and decided to replace the master cylinder. We only could find a reman unit. Replaced the master and the problem was still there. Found a new master and installed it, n...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L tps voltage VIN: 1J4FJ68S2V
This is crazy, the tps is reading 4.8 to 5.18 volts, we tried testing tons, wires grounds etc. then we went to iatn and found the post about clock spring and we thought, bingo. no so lucky. we pulled the clock spring out still the same problem, we have tried a... Trouble codes: P0123
1995 Plymouth Neon Sport 2.0L Detnation VIN: 1P3ES67C2S
Customer came in complaining of a terrible ping on accelleration. Checked fule pressure and found it bouncing between 48 and 55 psi rapidly. Road tested with scanner and found LT fuel trim as high as -22% along with ping. Knock sensor seems to work correctly. ...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1992 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L modulator VIN: 2P4GH55R8N
Replaced modulator for fault codes as recomended by the dealer, this fixed the accumulator code. Still got the modulator code, code 1, did accuation tests electricly on all the valves in the modulator as per shop key diag. Found that the ecu was not accuating ...
1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L limp mode VIN: 1B3ED56F1R
First let me appologize for how long it has taken for me to get this post closed.. Several of you out there said to watch the ign. switch for dropping power to certain fuses which could cause limp mode condition, and also look at the EATX relay and module, but...
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 8.0L engine noise VIN: 3B7MF33W8S
Hi, Well customer got scared after we told him about all the v-10 engine problems. He chose to continue to drive it untill 'thar -she- blows' At that time we will be doing a complete longblock.Whew!I'm glad I did not have to put a band-aid on this one. It wa...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L suspension
we replaced struts and monuts again. i guess new parts don't necessarily mean good parts. the customer has not been back with the complaint since, so i'm assuming that the problem is solved.
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HC16X9T
After a week working on it.so i gave up on this job.the customer decide to take it to deferent dealer ship which he did ,it took them to know what`s wrong about a weak and told the customer you have the wrong pcm so they put the right one in it and all ok.and ...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
Mark this on as fixed. Sorry for the late reply I needed some time off after this one. Richard from Washington hit it right on the head. I found a partial open in the line from the coil to the PCM (Tan/Pink) what threw me off was the wrong spec's from ShopKey/... Trouble codes: P0352 (Ign coil 2 primary circuit).
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L engine VIN: 1B7HC16X5Y
well, i tryed everything, changed the wires, compression tests running and not running, check valve springs, change cap and rotor again, still skipping. only guess would be a bad valve but have no proof ? time to move on to bigger and better jobs.
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L engine bearing noise. VIN: 2B4GP2431Y
also removed the flywheel cover to inspect for loose converter to flywheel bolts and they were all tight. the flywheel looked ok as well. also tried to inspect for loose flywheel to crank bolts and found no play there either. the noise must be an internal engi...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG38N82
installed new pcm and fixed the truck. thanks for all your help.
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78SXV
First off, Thanks for the replies. Most of the replies were right on the button. The crank position sensor was shorted. Unplugged it and the ck eng light was on and gauges came up. Pulled me out of a pinch. Replaced it and customer was happy. Thanks once again...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S1Y
Thanks to the seventeen guys and gals who took the time to help me with this problem. By name there was Gordon, Michael, Joe, AJoeBrady, Goran, Kyle, Caufield, Hyperflyer, Jason, Mike, Timothy, Paul, Bob, fix4wd, Patty, Topwrench, Christopher, I hope that I di...
1993 Plymouth Colt GL 1.8L no shift VIN: JP3CA46C9P
thanks for all the replies, the fix was, when the tcm was changed one of the four ground wires that bolt on with the tcm behind the center counsel had broken off. we had checked the power and ground circuts under load before tcm replacment but not after. (bitt...
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