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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF13Y3V
Howdy Ever One!! Got a new customer, came from another shop that gave up, the coolant temp sensor connector next to the thermostat is crumbling and the terminals are corroded and falling apart. Dodge says buy an engine harness and none of my catalogs show the ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on, volt gauge slow to r VIN: 1B7KF2369W
Vehicle came in w/ fluctuating volt ga & ses light on. codes listed above. check charging system output-varied & was low when first started vehicle. would climb slowly over 30 seconds then level off at 14.1 volts. check pcm control of alternator-decided pcm fa... Trouble codes: P0222, P1492, P1693
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Unknown VIN: 3B7HF13Z5Y
this truck has come to my shop with an intermitant soft brake pedal. i have found no fluid leaks, the calipers and wheel cylinders check ok. no codes in a.b.s. system. tried disconnecting a.b.s. computer and made no difference. can't determine what conditions ...
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES26CX2
car cranks but will not start.fuel fouls plugs immediately good fire.po601 internal controler failure code,mitchell indicates pcm failure.i am wondering is it a software problem that can be programed or needs pcm replacement. car belongs to dealer and no one ... Trouble codes: P0601
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L long crank time VIN: 1J4GZ58Y5R
hello mopar guys. I have this jeep GC . the customer has stated that sometimes hot or cold the vehicle will exibit an unusually long crank time. It happens rarely. i have not been able to duplicate this problem. whenever i crank it it starts in less than 2 sec...
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4FA59S32
Hello group, Need some help again. I have a 2002 Jeep Wrangler. Intermittant concern. Get into vehicle dome lights are dim, go to start vehicle and won't crank, just click like a dead battery. Wait a minute or two and all of the sudden dome lights get bright a...

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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3B7XA56T0R
Thanx for the replies, it turned out the customer had his distributer reset at another shop and problem is fixed.
1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AU42Y8S
This one was fun!!! Our problem began when the customer had a remote start installed on this thing even though he didn't know it at the time it was doomed to fail due to a very poor install job. We found a power to starter wire rubbed through at a strap to the...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MF336XX
Thanks very much to all who replied. Most all were right on the money. The transfer pump had failed, starving the injection pump, causing it to fail. These trucks will run fine without the transfer pump till it burns up the injection pump. The pump itself is o... Trouble codes: P1698, P1688, P1693.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2361Y
Well, as I already suspected it did turn out to be the fuel injection pump. Most replies suggesed that I make sure the lift pump was satisfactor because low fuel pressure and volume can take out an injection pump. I have suggested to the customer that we repla... Trouble codes: 1688 (Internal injection pump failure).
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 2B4GP44R2Y
I thought I had this thing nailed, after monitoring gear states with scan tool Park=?, Rev=D, Neut=?, Drive=L, 3=N, Lo=?. I took it one step further and disconnected transmission control module measured resistances from pin 41 to ground in p\n it has 2ohms, in...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1B7HC16X51
Thanks to all who took time out to respond. Gary from Washington was on the money first by saying there was a problem with the Governor pressure solenoid and fluid pressure sensor. My scantool showed pressure not to mirror vehicle speed. After replacing these ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R11
thanks guyschanged crank sensor and did gronds been ok for 5days so far Trouble codes: P0352, P0353.
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X31
well 12 replies and Cam was the winner, moisture in the bulkhead connector, took it apart cleaned the corrosion and moisture out, reassembled with some superlube,cured customer was told to get waterleak repaired, thanks for the help
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L cooling system
Hello to all again, and thank all of you very much. I read all 22 replies that I got, and took all of them into account when talking with the customer this morning. I discussed with the customer that we had to take things one logical step at a time, so I start...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L guage VIN: 2P4GP45ROW
Well, thanks all how replyed, all great sugestions, but it did end up being a bad bcm. I check ed the iATN arcives and someone mentioned cutting the two data lines coming right out of the bcm and checking voltage at all four wires, so after i unpluged the radi...
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