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Open Help Requests for Chrysler
Help Request Answers
1995 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfire VIN: 1C4GH54L9S
I have seen many weird problems but this tops them! This van will buck, miss, backfire, and run terrible above around 2000 rpm. You can get it to act up driving or at idle. The only good thing with this problem is that it is not intermittent. I followed the al... Trouble codes: 43 (peak primary circuit current not acheived with maximum dwell time)
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H2T
I haven't had an oportunity to request help since the change in format, i hope this gets to some who can give me help. and, thanks in advance: when this car is warm, it will stumble and fall on it's face about 80%+ of the time, it will also pop back through th...
2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cooling Fans VIN: 2C3AE66G42
We have a 2002 300M that will not communicate with our scanner. The scanner is good and works but will not communicate with this vehicle. The cooling Fans are Inop and vehicle is overheating. The check engine light is on. All fuses are good. Water level is goo...
1977 Dodge Monaco 5.2L linkage VIN: WL41G7A290
the wiper arm linkage is attached to the wiper motor with an ecentric, which is plastic. i cannot locate one and need help in identifying any remedies
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L rocker shaft lubrication VIN: 1B4GP44R6T
I have a 3.3L with a rocker arm tick on #1 cylinder.I removed rear valve cover expecting to find a cracked rocker shaft pedalstal.What i found was a non lubricated #1 rockers & worn shaft.I have oil pumping up thru pushrods but see no flow thru the front or re...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF13ZOV
hi. i am posting this for shop next door. they have dodge truck that can not communicate with. my shop key is down so i can not find any troulbe shooting. can any one clue me in on some test to figure out this prob. the orignal problem is mil on and shift erra...
1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start, No Computer Communic VIN: 1B7FL26P7W
This truck came in on the hook with a no start. After checking the truck we found that the computer was not turning on the ASD and we had no communication at the DLC. The PCM and the BCM will not communicate with the scanner or each other. The Ins. cluster has...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Starting VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
intermittent starts, then stalls. never shuts off while driving only after car gets cold. had car in shop once where it was happening. there were no codes and fuel pressure was good. we plug and unplugged pcm and truck started. replaced pcm with a used pcm and...
1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Coolant Tank VIN: 1JCML7717H
Coolant tank was replaced on 7/04, this car came in on 9/23/05 with a leaking coolant tank. tank was replaced. on 9/28/05 vehicle returned with seam cracked on new tank, we replaced it again, both time new cap was also installed. vehicle has returned today wit...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S5Y
fan doesn't always work with a/c. sometimes a/c high pressure will go up to 500 lbs. other times the rad fan will run and keep the pressure down. there are no pressure switches to control the fan in the a/c lines. so what controls the fan? should it run all th...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C4FY48B32
Sorry this fix took so long, but our customer was very patient. Early in the game we ruled out fuel delivery and began focusing on the IAC. as it turns out 25 IAC counts (warm idle) are just too much for this car, it runs just fine after adjusting the throttle...
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GL23X3S
This post is being closed as customer didn't want to persue any farther. Suggestions included worn timing chain as being the noise and poor running complaint. I did check for timing chain slop physically using timing marks and found slop to be 8-10 degrees.
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L booster VIN: 1B7HF13Y4W
thanks for all the replies,we tried replacing the front brakes and rotors,also the calipers,we checked the brake hose where they are mounted with brackets,even bypassed the rear abs valve.the vacuum was good at the booster,so we ended up resurfacing the rear d...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1B7HG2AN71
all systems checked good motor/wirng/switch, software was latest version, best guess would be the new controller was bad out of the box. customer was from out of town and didn't want to wait for another unit.
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES26C13
thanks to all 6 replies. we do not have a smoke machine to test with. but a good inspection of all the fuel lines in and out of the fuel tank and evap canister did the trick. the canister had a pencil size hole in it. we sealed it and all is good. Trouble codes: 440 (evap system).
1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4E3AL54F9S
Good afternoon, This car is fixed, we found the crank sensor had been damaged by the ring rubbing against the outside, replaced the sensor, made a adjustment to the ring checked the air gap, runs great. Thanks to all who replyed.
1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Charging VIN: 4E3AL54F8S
Thanks for all of the suggestions, but I still have not been able to find the problem. I followed Mohammad [...]'s instructions, and was able to verify all of the terminal values that he said. The battery was replaced with the alternator. I still have th...
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