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1995 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4C3AU42Y35
I'm listing this for an old time mechanic thats having some problems. He received the car for a no start, found fouled plugs and no spark. He replaced the plugs and somewhere along the line his spark came back, said it was strong, jumps a gap of 1/4-3/8". He p...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Stall VIN: 2C4GP54L72
anti theft system lets the car start but runs for 2-5 sec. and dies anti theft light stays on wait 15-30 min then it may start and run tested for codes and none found may go 2 mo. before it does it again have tried other factory key and no change any thoughts ...
1988 Dodge Aries LE 2.2L Head gasket VIN: 1B3BD46D7J
It has been about 2,000 miles since the head gasket blew and we had the head resurfaced. We had to replace the valve cover gasket the other day and found the timing belt was walking forward and wearing off on the idler pulley. We installed a new belt and new i...
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GL26X6N
please help me chrysler techs problem worse when cold. wont hold idle. as you tip into throttle the engine kicks, pings and backfires like crazy. Fuel pressure good @ 41. Noticed timing fluctuating at idle between 2 and 25 degrees. Am thinking it might be a t...
1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L heater operation VIN: 1B3HD46T9R
I got a good one here, we have this dodge intrepid in here with a no/low heater operation. we figured we may be low on coolant because the t-stat housing gasket was leaking and overflow was low. so we sold a coolant system power flush including power flushing ...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L shifting into drive from a stop VIN: 2B4GP44R8W
This transmission shudders (1-3 second feeling)when shifted into D from a stop,like in a parking lot manuver. It upshifts/ downshifts fine while driving. There is no converter shudder at 40mph, or when going into reverse. There may be a hint of the shudder goi...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L inside eng. VIN: 2B3HD56JOX
The engine makes a loud slapping noise underneath the intake, which can be felt by putting hand on upper intake, on drivers side.
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, runs rich on idle VIN: 1B4GP45351
This caravan runs rich on idle when cold. Plugs get fouled. I changed iac valve, map sensor, fuel filter and a oil change. There are no codes and able to scan pcm with scan tool. Customer complane about hard starting and engine light goes on and off. Any help ...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R92
I just installed a remote starter on this van. Worked fine. Now the coustomer said that with the key the van will not start all the time. I have looked at all of my wiring again, And all is ok. looked at the wiring harness by the transmission and it has not ru... Trouble codes: P0351, P0353
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Wipers VIN: 1B3ES26CX3
Vehicle came into shop with the complaint of the wipers activating whenever the headlights were turned on, they would keep going till headlights were turned off. I replaced the multifunction switch and now the wipers will activate occasionally and when they do...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L horn VIN: 3D7MA48614
strange one here. vehicle came in for normal service, vehicle is ranch truck so owner who brings it in rarely drives it, statet that one of the drivers said it made a beeping noise sometimes.after pulling it in the shop and completing work on truck (60k mile s...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GZ58Y5R
this 94 jeep came to me with a cold no start problem. once vehicle has run will start fine. while cold we checked fuel pressure and none showed we raised vehicle checked for voltage at plug and found 12 volts. we replaced fuel pump and fuel filter. our thinkin... Trouble codes: 33 (a/c clutch relay circuit), 83 (undocumented), 90 (undocumented), 93 (undocumented)
1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JF4FJ7855
This Jeep came to me from another shop, the problem is it keeps taking out pcm's. The shop before me installed 2 remain units from Federated. What it does is runs about 20 mins and then goes dead with no comunication and no start. I spoke with a rep from Feder...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
vehicle came in runnuing rough, code p0305 stored, tech replaced plugs, seemed fine, cust return with po305 again, tech then replaced coil pack...test drove and once engine got warm started misfiring again. he then threw a cam sensor at it. pulled the drive ou... Trouble codes: P0305

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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL56R62
thanks for the replies.only nelson came close.we had cam and crank signal but no injector or ignition fire.we decided to replace pcm and that repaired vehicle
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2C8GT54L52
The symptoms have not returned and the customer has chosen to wait until it becomes a problem. Thank you for the help.
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 3B7HCZ6WMZ
Thanks to everyone that put in thier 2 cents about the problem. After reading what thomas had to say about the problem we double checked all of our ground and couldnt find anything wrong initially. As i was saying in my post the o2 sensor was switching but not...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L torque converter clutch circuit VIN: 1B7HF13Z71
thanks for the replies, i replaced the lockup solenoid because of high failure rate, this did not take care of the problem. i believe that the problem is in the torque converter. customer does not want to fix at this time.
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