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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F9T
Hello Group, This one came in a couple of weeks ago with the complaint that the check engine light was on and it was idling poorly and stalling. It had the Chrysler code 51-fuel system lean/at limit bank one and the obdII version of p0171 Bank One System too ... Trouble codes: 51 (Bank one lean), P0171, 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit), P0352, 33 (A/C Sensor input High), P0300
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 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...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: F6TF125112
Changed engines in this vehicle and now there is no spark. The vehicle was apparently running when the first engine thru a rod. The engine from the salvage yard was running to test the compression. Have done electrical circuit continuity tests; ground tests; t...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L no top end power VIN: 1B7HF16Z9T
Customer complaint "no power on high way" road test confirmed at 115kmhr its maxed out, decel and re apply gas ok power until max speed reached? [Note; body/suspension lift kit and oversized tires installed] After testing and finding nothing, we spun the truck...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KC23ZUT
This vehicle was towed in the shop as a no start,checked fuses,engine control fuse blown.Replaced the fuse,it blew again,checked all wiring for short and no short found,disconected pcm installed fuse and it did not blow so i replaced the pcm and it blows a fus...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y4T
I've been working on this truck on and off for three week now. Worse part is it's my father in-law's truck. Same code keeps coming back. LT and ST trims -28+%. Originally replaced intake gasket for oil consumption problem as well as vacuum leak, code was set p...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z7V
this is a very simple system i thought, but the code keeps returning. there are nomore parts to replace. i'm wondering if this is a computer logic problem. everything seems to be ok. any help with this one would be very appreciated. i can be reached at 520 571... Trouble codes: P0441
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L rear brakes VIN: 1B7GL23Y7V
I replaced the rear brakes under a normal maint. While vehicle was on jack stands I noted that brake application would not stop rear wheels. I have bled brakes several times and have a great pedal. The effort to apply the brakes was as if there were no power a...
1997 Dodge B3500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B6KB31Z0V
This vehicle has a constant misfire on number 6 cylinder at idle. However, when we back off either the intake or the exhaust rockers, the misfire goes away. this led us to believe that the lifters may be pumping up and holding the valves open. Manual compressi... Trouble codes: P0306
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56J7W
Customer complained Vehicle instrument cluster would intermittently quit while driving. Then engine would stall at idle. Check engine light came on. Vehicle made it to the shop. Drove vehicle into shop, scanned with MODIS. Codes P1695, P1687, communication fai... Trouble codes: P1695 (No body CCD messages), P1687 (No MIC bus messages)
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...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78LXL
The issue I am experiencing is engine runs and idles but when throttle is opened at all can hear backfiring in exhaust system. On scantool the O2 is reading 4.98 volts all the time-even with O2 harness disconnected. Tried substituting known good ECM same probl...
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L gages VIN: 2P4GP45G2W
This van was brought to us for gages inop. After test driving I noticed that the check engine light was on. I hooked up are scan tool and self tested the gauge cluster. there was no response from the cluster. At that point I tried to do a self test on the pcm ...

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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L compressor
we all seemed to be on the same page, that is this car had a bad compressor. customer wanted to try a used comp and it took a little while to find one. blew out the system, replaced the drier, added ester oil to the used compressor as this was a r-12 refit to ...
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23Y1V
Hello all I recived 5 replies and finaly got this problem fixed the it was as Paul from Minnesota had said a bad ground on the fuel pump. I drove the truck aout 4 hours last night with it restarting every time. thanks william
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2R3HD56U1W
Thanks to everyone that replied. Andy form iowa and Robert from indiana had it nailed! The i.a.t. is integrated into the m.a.p. sensor. We replaced it and the vehicles runability returned to normal, the fuel trim stabilized and the idle quality is very good, i...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7HF1329Y
Almost all of the replies stated to replace the TPS even though both the scanner and the sweep test on a o'scope showed no problem. I replaced it and the truck runs smooth at cruise now. I also cleaned the output post on the back of the alternator per one of t...
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L Unsure VIN: 1P4GP45G4W
Sorry for the delay, still unsure of the 'Fix', replaced brake booster and master cylinder which definitely helped, (you could feel idle slightly surge then return when pressing & letting off of brake pedal as a if a vacuum leak was being created), but still, ...
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