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1994 Chrysler LeBaron LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3C3XA5638R
This vehicle has a miss at idle and it gets worse as rpm's increase. If throttle is snapped then it backfires out the tailpipe. While on test drive the vehicle will surge and buck and once in a while it will stall out. It does restart right away. It has eccess...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54R6T
vehicle came in as no start. vehicle will start and then immediately die out. when this happen's it still has fuel pressure, still has spark. the fuel injection is shutting down. after that it won't restart until you let it sit a minute. then it does the same ...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L starter,instrument panel VIN: 1C4GP64L9W
van came from a dealer. was sent out to have detailed. after detail, would start and die 3 times and then no crank. towed here, found starter o.k. i can jump it. found no gauges, or digital segments with key on. turn key back a little and the segments light up...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L61
The speedometer will bounce all the way up to 120mph while vehicle is setting still. Watching output speed sensor (OSS)on modis the OSS will go to 1400 while in neutral or park and will go back down to 0 when put into gear. the same thing happens with the OSS ...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L door locks & alarm VIN: 3C8FY68B12
This PT is driving us a little nuts. Close doors, hit keyless remote and everything works as it should for about 30 seconds. At that point the door locks cycle to the unlock position, continue to cycle up a couple of more times, then stops in the unlock positi...
1991 Dodge D150 5.2L oil filter adapter VIN: 3B7HE13Y7M
Installed reman long block,attempted to install oil filter adapter from old engine to reman.,the center threaded hole thats cast into block protrudes approx. 3/16" further than the original engine.After checking with our local dealer on block casting numbers,c...
1993 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35Z4X
hi everyone, thanks for looking, the van came in for check engine light & missing problems. we checked on the scope ( master tech 5100 )found it needs to be tuned up, has the original spark plugs, wires, cap, & rotor with 160,000 miles on it. this still didn't... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305
1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L engine VIN: 2B3ED46TXP
Car was towed in no start.Snap on scanner read no cam sensor sig.Replaced cam sensor started but ran rough.Replaced spark plugs,ran same.Replaced coil pack and after some coaxing started to run ok.Customer took and ran for a day,next day would not start.If you...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3HD56F85
Costumer had car towed in for start& dies found car runs @ an one hour or so car starts to die, Like jump time wait about @4 to restart car with scope on cam& crank found crank looks to be falling out after 2new one same promble cann't down wave form no progra...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L torque convertor VIN: 1B7HF13Z5W
hi guys, this is my personal ride go figure its a problem--while driving the trans temp light came on, wasn't towing anything.trans cooler lines were cold to the touch so i flushed cooler cant really say it was plugged no real debris came cooler lines ...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L abs VIN: 1B4GT44L7X
hello again to all and merry christmas.i have an odd one im hoping one or more of you have seen before.this has a problem that when you come to a stop (normal braking)the abs engages.ive replaced the left rear wheel speed sensor (it was dead).at spee...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start
Hello fellow techs. I just started a new job and got handed a nightmare right off. I have a 99 Caravan with a 3.0l that had a engine(junck yard) changed before I got there. It is a no start. So I check the basics. spark, fuel, compression all present. So I go ...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L left bank VIN: 2B7HB11XOY
I just rebuilt this engine, used crank (turned) bored out , complete master kit. I did all the work myself (except machine work) The left bank is noisey, no oil pressure up there.(pulled valve cover and ran engine to verify, pulled right valve cover and had ...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF68S5X
Hi All: Have this jeep with a no start, no inj. pulse, no fuel pressure, no communication with P.C.M. using scan tool. Checked all fuses in the fuse panel and under the hood. Cheched for power at the coil and injectors and none was present. Checked B+ and igni... Trouble codes: P1694 (No Bus from JTEC)

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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L engine
hi thanks for the help lorne was great i got the car in the shop and found a loose power wire to the ign. switch . it was caused by a poorly installed remote start,alarm system , thanks for the help
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L all lights VIN: 3C8FY4BB61
i beleive that the circuit breaker (in insturment fuse panel),had a weak 25 amp breaker.check all circuits for shorts, connections, even replaced multi switch. replace with new breaker and so far no more lights out.
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L guages VIN: 2B7JB2145Y
i started by removing the cluster. while removing the cluster i pushed it back into the plugs it worked, i sent the cluster to the raido guy he works on ecms, clusters, control heads, ect he said he has seen a lot of these. it had bad solder joints on the back...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L RWAL Module VIN: 1B7HF13Y11
I would like to thank everybody who took the time to read and respond to my help request. Duane from Alaska came up with the right solution. I unplugged the RWAL valve ( isolation/dump valve). This cause a code 65 main relay open. He suggested to replace the v...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Checkball VIN: 1J4GZ58S2V
I would like to thank all who helped with this. My late 2-3 upshift I think was caused by using transprep on the forward clutch seals. I manually shifted the trans between 2nd and 3rd gear about 30 times at 25 mph and the problem has stopped. Next time I wil...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L torque converter lock up VIN: 1J4G288Z4W
Thanks for all of the respoces.We talked to a trans specialist and he suggested an additive for the trans and that took care of the shudder.Thanks again.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S4Y
Well Gents the ole Jeepy Weepy kinda stung me. I really appreciate the replys, thanks so much for your time. It was not the crank sensor but instead the reluctor for the cam sensor was bent a little & how did that happen? Funny thing, you could get a perfectly... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor Circuit), P1391 (Loss of Cam or Crank Signal).
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S11
The customer has not been able to return but said the light has not come back on yet. I told her to wait till after the holidays and bring it in then. The consensus was to check the charcoal canister for loose pieces or a problem with the pump itself. Both gre... Trouble codes: P1486 (Evap leak monitor pinched hose detected).
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