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2001 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2C4GP54391
Please help This van came to us from another shop It belongs to an used car lot so I do not know the history. It has a slight rough idle, will stumble slightly when started, a slight cutout feeling under hard acceleration and once in a while (several times a ...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C4FY48B32
This vehicle begins to run rough & idles low - (400 rpm) approx 15 seconds after a cold start. It never stalls and within 5 seconds it will idle back up to normal. No codes, all data parameters seem normal. The IAC & desired rpm increase well ahead of actual i...
1988 Dodge Ramcharger 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B4HW12Y8J
Gotta love these intermittants! This vehicle has shown up three times now and I drive it around hoping for it to stall. While running, all sensors(the few there are on this beast)check out in specs. But when it stalls and will not restart, I have about 30 seco...
1991 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L speedometer VIN: 3B4GE17Y2M
I have been unable to repair this speedometer. I have replaced the speed sensor on the transmission. I was told that this sensor produces an AC voltage. I put a used one on the first time and bought two new ones from the dealer and another parts house. Checkin...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP443XW
I have a PCM that appears to be going through a reset. It will clear the PCM memory if I store a code, road test it until the stall occurs then restart. The code will then be gone and the counter for ignition cycles resets. The problem with the vehicle is that...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1B4GP54L0X
The van was brought in with a ghost light appears only sometimes. We test drove it for 15min after warm no light various terrain hills, highway, and traffic. No light so we then let it cool and checked the pressure the pressure was about 40lbs. We had Dodges t...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22N5Y
hey all. this little pickup hunts idle inter. iac motor is working good. good map sensor reading. vacum at idle is about 18. it only messed up on me once for about 2 minutes. time i got scanner on it, it straightened out. could it be a vacum leak at the plasti...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Positraction unit VIN: 1B7HF16Y41
Broken parts visible in carrier unit {positraction unit}. We plan on replacing carrier and all bearings. The ring gear has a toothed gear to the left side of the main gear. The smaller toothed gear has significant wear on the left side. What does that gear do ...
2004 Dodge Viper 8.3L Mechanical VIN: 2A9HS28YX5
have a shop and we install lpg kit on several car but we have fit it on the Doge SRT 10 ram from 2004 .We have problems white to cars the valve guides on the induction valve valve have big injure and is jammed in the valve guides a think the induction valve ha...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FN28S1Y
This Jeep belongs to a rural mail carrier. It has right hand drive controls and the dash is reversed. It will sit and idle all day and the temp is never above 220 degrees. When used in stop and go as a rural mail carrier does it will get to 255. Driving back t...
1987 Plymouth Caravelle SE 2.5L Dies on cold start VIN: 1P3BJ46K7H
Car came in complaining of Dies after a cold start ( overnight only ),will run perfect the rest of the day. Verified the condition .No abnormal readings or codes in computer . Sounds like AIS motor is extending all the way ( gradually louder hissing from throt...

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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3XY66RMD
replaced o2 problem resolved thanks for the added brain power
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H75
thanks to all who replied bcm was the problem however customer declined repairs as it outvalues the car
1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4B3AU42Y9S
Thanks for the suggestions! After rechecking with the Genisys, and seeing no obvious problems, I went back to the basics. Compression in number 1 cylinder is 70 psi, the others around 130. Looks like this will require some engine work. After the crank sensor...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y4T
Well this truck is finally finished. Somehow in the whole scheme of things we never really checked thye fuel pressure. How about 98 PSI at the rail. Filter/regulator on fuel module was stuck closed. Module is only 2 years old, never had one max out, they alway...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B87HF13Z8
Thanks a lot, gentleman. the Dealer Crank Sensor immediately solved the problem. The spark advance returned to normal and closed loop occurs much faster and performance has been fully restored! All of the replies were very helpful, and I verified them all befo... Trouble codes: 1391 (Intermittent Loss of Cam or Crank Sensor signal).
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Governor VIN: 1B7FL26X7V
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23D3V
Hi, Thanks to all who helped.found the fuel hose at fuel tank to have some cracks in it. and seal on tank cracked also. Replaced hose and seal and retested all o.k. Thanks again for all your help.
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56J7W
Thanks to all who replied . this is a great network of technicians. I replaced the PCM and BCM. Vehicle starts and runs fantastic. I have learned as I studied all available emails to replaced the modules together, never individually. Again thanks for all of th... Trouble codes: P1695 (No body CCD messages), P1687 (No MIC bus messages).
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78LXL
thank you for all the replies they were helpful. the o2 sensor problem fixed ,it was a bad 02,replaced. but still has a slight misfire. even tried playing with the nonadustable timing, helped alittle, but when test drove had no power and exhaust started to glo...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Output Speed sensor VIN: 1J4GZ58S9R
Well this one is fixed, but still leaves questions. First the fix. It seems that when the trans was reassembled that the cylinder for the OD pistion was installed in the wrong clock position allowing governer pressure to dump back into the case, and also was b...
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