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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4Y48B62T
Hi there, P0340-camshaft sensor code. hoping someone has some history on this failure, code has been cleared and resets after a good while. cannot fault any component/wiring whilst at shop, all data is normal, cannot get either cam or crank sensor signals to d... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft posision sensor code)
1995 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L speedometer VIN: JB3AN74K2S
Hello! Mike here at Harrys in Stony plain ,Alberta im hoping theres a dodge stealth expert whos seen this before.This particular stealth(my first stealth)has absolutely no speedometer operation.The funny thing is this vehicle sat for over a year in storage and...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P3ES42C6W
Car idles very rich all the time. Runs down the road fine oxygen sensor switches, injector on time seems normal even going to zero under decel conditions. Map sensor tests ok has 3.8v at 5" vacuum and 1.3v at 20" vacuum. Injector on time is hi at 3.5-5 ms at i... Trouble codes: P0172
1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IJCMT754XJ
Bear with me its my first post. This Jeep runs rich always.very black smoke, o2 senser shows lean at start up but switches to rich shortly after.All the plugs are fouling not just on cylinder that had injector replaced. Injector was replaced because of fuel le...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: IJFF48SXYL
This jeep stopped running on interstate hwy and was towed to our shop. It has fuel pressure, but no spark or injector pulses. The ASD relay is not being powered up by the PCM. After a lot of testing and discussion, we decided to go ahead and install a new cran...
1994 Plymouth Colt Vista 2.4L engine VIN: JP3EC50RU0
greetings! this vehicle is consuming oil like crazy, about 1 qt. in 200 miles. the customer just purchased the car and it has been doing this since they bought it. the vehicle does not smoke out the exhaust and there are no external leaks. all 4 cylinders have...

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1996 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Wiper VIN: 2B4FP25B0T
We recieved word back from Chrysler that the replacement Bcm had tested good. What I didnt relize is that my tech was not mounting the BCM he was just plugging it in. My Tech did not relize that the 2 harness going to the BCM are not the only connections. ...
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X7Y
Hey guys and gals. Sorry it's taken me so long but this customer works out of state and could only bring it in on Saturdays. I got replies for non-OEM crank sensor being bad, cam locator pins sheared, timing tensioner, and flywheel cracked. This engine has the...
1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L power steering
Most techs agreed that without a pressure gauge, I could check for pump operation by watching the preesure hose move while turning to stop or crimping a return line. These were my preliminary checks that led me to assume it was a rack problem. After looking cl...
1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1JCML7843J
The main problem turned out to be that the customer confused me. He came to me saying 'my 17YO daughter got a ticket cause there are no turn signals and no tailights'.He put it in a way that made it sound like they happened simultaneously cause as a new driver...
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: 1J4FJ68SBR
Hello and Thanks to all who took the time to help. All the replies were well thought out and could have been the cause but it was Bernie [...] who nailed it. The trans dipstick was rubbing against the harness and was pulling the 5v signal to gr... Trouble codes: 54 (no cam sync when cranking).
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