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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1C3XV66R3N
Customer stated vehicle would run bad at times, and sometimes by turning key off and restarting it problem would go away. Test drove and vehicle ran perfect. Next morning, vehicle was missing on what felt like multiple cyls. It acted like an ignition problem, ...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L3T
No start began after transmission replacement at another shop. Install looks good. vehicle has no spark. scanner shows intermittant loss of crank sensor signal, and low cranking speed (64 rpm) even though engine is cranking normally. Replaced crank and cam sen...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52NXV
This vehicle came in with check engine light on - P0505 - Idle air control problem -shorted. Replaced IAC and test drove. Light comes right back on. It may sound funny, but it acts up only from a start making a right turn. The vehicle will jerk and the mil lam... Trouble codes: P0505
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L window switches,blower motors, radio, front rear w VIN: 2C4GP44371
Master and passenger window swithes, radio, front and rear wipers, and front and rear blower motors inop after engine is running. With key on engine off all have normal operation. Power locks, ac compressor, hazzards, turn signals and power mirror all operate ...
1994 Dodge Shadow 2.2L Safety VIN: 183AP24DXR
Auto Seat Belt Inop passenger door need relay location have car torn apart still no joy. Motor has ground no power motorworks finestkind, also motor parks in loc back position with subsitute power.
1997 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H2V
auto has no spark or fuel and scanner snap on mt 2500 will not communicate with engine but will comm. with all other modules body mod trans mod air bag mod the bus system has 2.5 volts the check engine light does not work either i removed dash panel and mil li...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B4GP443XW
Has low power on accel and surge. after getting to 55 stll has low power but does maintain hwy speed with about 22 % on the tps sensor. Have checked timing belt and gear pins all in place, have checked flywheel OK. Fuel pressure is steady 48-50 lbs. Egr has be...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF13Z5Y
Thanks for the help in advance. Vehicle towed in with crank/no start after being parked overnight. No prior driveability concerns. Tested following: Spark at plugs - OK Fuel pressure KOEO - 50psi Cranking RPM on Scanner - 160 Camshaft signal measured w/... Trouble codes: 1281 (Engine cold to long), 1687 (No MIC message received), 1282 (Fuel pump relay control circuit)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L b1698 VIN: 2B8GP44G71
Communication problem is what we are thinking on this one.Customer brought this van from another shop.The original complaint was that the van would start to jerk,the blower would quit,the PRNDL would have squares around each letter,the bass/mid/treb on the rad...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP74L12
van came in with mil on and no other symtoms. scanned for codes and found p0442 and p0455. Smoked evap system and found a cracked vacuum hose at rear canister. also replaced evap purge solenoid and gas cap. minivan is back and has same codes.we checked gas cap... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap control small leak detected), P0455 (Evap leak monitor large leak detected.)
1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FT78S2P
Replaced engine with know good one. overheats slowly when driving or idling. replaced waterpump twice it is spinning the proper way. replaced t-stat twice with 180 degree. changed radiator twice put a heavy duty one in the second time. no obstuctions in block ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater/ac controls VIN: 1J4GW68N0X
This Jeep has no air from vents. It has electronic heater controls. Fan is working fine at all speeds. Changing to different vents does not change. I am thinking a blend door concern, but would like more ideas before I take the dash out. thanks for the help
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY19S7X
At first this jeep didn't seem to hard to deal with. Basically it Is always running rich. The Long and short term fuel trims are at -30% or more. Another interesting thing is it has a high idle. Well We checked for vaccum leaks with a smoke machine and none we... Trouble codes: 172 (Fuel System Rich)

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1985 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1C3BC56E7F
the check valve was wrong so when new one was replaced and timing re adjusted all went well smog test passed
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 4C3AU52N6X
New EGR fixed the problems. Removed it previously and it was closed, removed it again after your replies and it was open. All data stream is now to spec's. Reset adaptives, test drove and it is running normal again.Thanks for your responses. Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L thermostat VIN: 2C3AE66G81
I cant believe it this 300m is finally fixed!I recieved 3 responses & would like to thank Tom [...],Tom & kyle were exactly right aluminum shavings blocking t/stat feed pipe.I WAS EXPECTING TO FIND ALOT OF SHAVINGS but ended up o...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F7V
recieved responses from randy [...].all were right on.first of all i should not have tried a used bcm(especially with the wrong number).apparently it wrote to the vcm making it think it had a security system.the fix...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1B7GG22N9Y
Thanks to Rick [...] for their replies. According to the rebuilder, a cam was installed backward in the case (I did not try to verify this). I did notice that the replacement case tag did not have a model identification stamped o...
1999 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Tires VIN: 1J4FF28SOY
Thanks to all that replied and educated me about the 'Cherokee Death Wobble'. It's pretty scary. Even though the tires checked out ok, we decided to swap a complete set from another jeep and so far it's been fine. Many e-mails were in regards to a faulty 'trac...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L a/c blower VIN: 1J8GW68J34
A new blower resistor module fixed this one. The connector has been quite hot, and I intend to get a new one, thanks to Mike [...] from Dodge...as for the wild idle condition, revs high on start-up then final...
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