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1991 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L overdrive VIN: 3C3XA5631M
The transmission will not downshift out of overdrive when coming to a stop .The speedometer is erratic sometimes it works and sometimes it dont .
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Suspension VIN: 3C3EL55H5T
I have this sebring here that make a popping noise, sometimes it does it sometimes it doesn't. I can duplicate it on the drive on hoist. The way I duplicated it is I drive for 4ft then slam on the brakes and it pops when the car rolls back after coming to a st...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H7V
car has misfire esp. cold also slight miss warm comp 190-200 fuel pressure ok replaced egr did major tune replacedinjectors with good known injectors N
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y4T
This is the same vehicle I asked for help last month. Same code came back. I drove this vehicle for 8 days and it ran fine and fuel trims were good. 3 days after returning it to my father in-law the light came back on. Found the fuel trims (short and long) -1... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system rich)
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X6W
car runs ok, but is hard to start after it sitts for about 1hour, fuel presure is 45-55 psi ok. new spark plugs, no change. scope check ign pattern is ok. no code in computor. after it runs for about 30 seconds it runs perfect. fuel trim is -5%. only problem i...
1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L engine VIN: 1B3ES42Y2W
Hello, I have this 98 Neon with a 2.0 DOHC engine that has an oil leak at the oil pan gasket on the rear rail. I have replaced the gasket with a new Dodge gasket and the rear main seal. The pan is wet between the oil filter area and below the oil sender, the o...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C3Y
Engine runs ok but MIL is on and uses too much fuel. In checking for problems I have decided it is probably in the wiring. Has anyone run into this before and any idea where the problem is. Trouble codes: P0117 (ECT Sensor voltage too low)
1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2J4FY29T0K
All you jeepsters. i have this jeep wrangler and it is failing the loaded mode emissions test. it will either fail with excessive nox emissions or will fail with excessive co. around 6.5 % both at 15 and 25 mph . i have read several entries involving this fuel...
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 ...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Harsh Reverse to Drive engagement VIN: 1J4FJ28S1T
Transmission when going from reverse to drive directly apply's forard clutch harshly. If you pause in Nuetral when going to drive it does not do it. Preasure's are Ok when checked with gauge. Vehicel does it hot not cold.Checked idle speed and is idleing about...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L compressor VIN: 1J4GW48S74
Hello once again we are working on this jeep that the customer states the air condition will blow hot at times so far we are unable to duplicate the problem. He said it actually felt hotter coming out of the dash then it did outside so I was leaning toward a b...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L serpentine belt VIN: 2P4FP2532X
This serpentine belt will hop off the pullys intermittantly with out warning. The pullys appear to be aligned properly and the individual pullys all spin freely by hand. The belt may hop off within a week or be fine for 3 months. The mounting bolts are snug. A...

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1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 2B4GH45R3R
I recieved on e-mail talking about the PCM at fault so we switched it out with another van we had in the shop and it fixed it! got a new pcm and all is working good now, thank you for all your help.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L housing VIN: 3B7HF13Z6Y
three of the four told me about using valve grind compound on adjuster and work it through opening thread up. took about six or so passes with compound and we could easily move adjuster. thanks for reminding me of that I heard that when I was much younger but ...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22XXY
Thanks again for all the help, I have been waiting for the customer to return with the vehicle, thay just haven't come back. if we get the chance to work on this one again I will try to post our fix. untill then thanks Trouble codes: P0304.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FN28S1Y
Thanks to those who responded. We have not got this Jeep fixed yet. A new fan clutch helped the most. When she comes back in a couple of weeks we plan to put a pusher fan on it. If that helps I will update. Thanks again to each of you and IATN.
1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Failed OBD test VIN: 1P4GP45R4T
Thanks to all who lent their input on my situation, I believed that the PCm was fudged up somehow, but the customer did not want to spend the money and took the car back. This was never a problem with inspection using a tailpipe emmission test, but we use the ... Trouble codes: P0600, P1698.
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