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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 ...
1987 Dodge W250 5.2L left axle VIN: 1B7JW24T5H
Good morning to all. Hope everyone had a good Christmas. We had this Dodge truck in a month or two ago to replace the left front axle u-joint. We noticed an alignment problem at that time with the axle shaft. The outer part of the axle hit the top of the spin...
1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L engine oil pressure VIN: 1B7GL23X9R
All right, I am conceding to this one and doing something I rarely do...asking for help! This one has me beat. I have a two year history with this particular problem. When I first met customer, he explained a problem that we think later led to a break down th...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Clutch VIN: 1B7FL26X4W
Good afternoon fine fellow techs. Hope everyone had a good Christmas. I have a little problem here and could use some help from those Dodge gurus. 98 Dakota V6, clutch sometimes won't disengage completely. I already replaced the clutch master and slave cylinde...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L mode control VIN: 1B7HC16Z7Y
Thanks in advance to all that replie. This vehicle came to us with customer states hvac air will switch to defrost all on its own even if set to vent or floor. Customer will turn the control knob with no response and after a short while air will return to norm...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L harsh downshift VIN: 1C4GP54L8W
The consensus of all replies was that the trans needed to be rebuilt or replaced. The CVI numbers indicate the bands are worn excessively. One reply stated that the input or output sensor likely has metal shavings on it, causing the sensor to drop out at low R...
1991 Dodge D150 5.2L oil filter adapter VIN: 3B7HE13Y7M
The only fix we could come up with after consulting every dealer within about a 75 mile radius and the responses from this site(greatly appreciated) was to bond 3 thick gaskets together with engine silicone.This was one of the stranger ones we've come across.
1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L engine VIN: 2B3ED46TXP
Turned ot to be timing chain.It was not off but real loose.I guess with SFI it has a reference notch on cam gear and if timing chain is loose enough it can get out of sync.with crank sensor.Different than multi-port.The timing cover has the oil pump and pickup...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7HC16Y3R
thank you for your help,however the problem turned out to be the EGR valve. i disconnected it and drove it the next day cold and no stall,r&r egr assembly and no further problems.
1996 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56F5T
You know if I cut down these trees I could see the forest. Thanks for all replies. Took balancer & covers completly off & found bad tensioner pulley. Crank gear was 4 teeth off when cam gears line up. Initialy only looked at cam gears. New Tensioner & belt did...
1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 3B3ES47C3T
This Neon has gone back home since my original posting, owner says it is running good, but I'm not convinced. There were 9 replies to my help request. 2 said timing belt could be off a tooth, a few others mentioned manifold vacuum above 1500rpm may be low, ano... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich).
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56MX2
It seems of all the replies, everybody thinks the evap business above the tank has a problem and needs a smoke machine to properly diagnose. I agree. F it. It's going to the dealer. Thank you all for your time. Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap. small leak detected), P0456 (Evap. system malfunction).
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