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1981 Dodge D150 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FD14E2B
I need some help from some old chrysler techs. This truck will not pass an idle emission test. Can't get HC below 500 ppm. Can adjust CO to wherever we want it. Engine idles rough, vacuum gauge bouncing between 15 to 17 inches. Exhaust smell burns the eyes. I ...
1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB11X3T
Check engine light on intermittently, rear 02 sensor circuit high P0138,(02's tested ok & were replaced recently). Fuel pump was replaced also. Prior problem, we're getting second hand. More importantly driver stated engine dies at times- mostly on freeway. Wi... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 Sensor ckt high voltage - rear sensor)
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L cooling VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
This thing overheats!!! Customer replaced radiator, and thermostat installed new antifreeze, brought it to me because it still overheats, he wanted me to change waterpump which I did. I removed thermostat and properly bled the air out, off idle at 1200 rpm the...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2361Y
Customer was driving this truck and it just died. I check for fuel pressure for the lift pump and its at 10 psi. Check codes and got two codes at first in this order. P1689 and P1688. Cleared codes and the only one that comes back is P1688 Internal fuel inject... Trouble codes: 1688 (Internal injection pump failure)
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L VIN Number Tag VIN: 2B3HD46R61
I bought my wife a 2001 Intrepid a couple of years ago that had the air bags deployed. This requires replacing the dash panel due to passenger air bag deploying. Since the dealer was about $850.00 at the time and a good used dash was $100, I purchased a used d...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L 1st gear VIN: 3D7LU38C24
I have a 2005 Dodge 2500 4x4 w/ 48re trans, it has been bullydog chipped and exhaust 5", it runs really good,customer complains of slipping sensation, no power in first gear(overdrive position on selector) but in first gear manual it runs fine takes right off,...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT485XY
This vehicle has no communication with any control module. The DRB3 can get into the instrument cluster, but can do no function test. The same happens with the anti-theft module. When promting DRB3 to do 1850 module scan, no modules active on the bus is the re...

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1989 Dodge W150 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HM16Y6K
Bob and Dana [...] wasnt thinking about barometric press. thanks for the information. Thanks to everyone else who replied. I ended up relacing the pcm. Trouble codes: 52 (air/fuel mixture at limit rich), 37 (ptu solenoid open).
1991 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1B3XC46R9M
Evening Techs Well this car finally left, here we go! After taking the advice to check the OD circut I strung a new wire with 2 new ends and guess what, OD code was still there??? So I put the used TCM on code went away! Now to review, I went down the flow c...
1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD54B7M
First the fix. We returned the replacement computer to our supplyer and they found a bad diode, repaired it and shot it right back to us. We plugged it in and the car started on the second compression stroke! Life is much sweeter now. Suggestions from you go...
2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HG32N54
after new nvld installed pcm needed reflashed customer should have gone to dealer in first place as this was under warrentie Trouble codes: P0499.
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S41
I waited a few days to make sure of the repair and it worked out ok. The jeep needed to be tuned up. I guess the parameters for setting a misfire code on this are pretty wide. We also got a little more info from the customer when we told him of our diagnosis, ... Trouble codes: P0432 (front cat efficency).
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