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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH46T8V
Hello this car was at another shop, customer had a no start he said. The shop put in a crank and cam sensor.He then brought the car to me with this problem. When you start the car it runs fine after about 2 minutes it starts to miss, backfire when on accel,and...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1C4CP64L5V
thanks again in advance! customer called up monday morning stating that the brakes were locked up on the front of her van-tow truck went out and retrieved van after it arrived -of course-brakes are not locked up-drove first and noticed pulsation in pedal but n...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Compressor VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
I have a peculiar problem with this one. When vehicle came in we found code 35 (defective evap sensor) and when scanned with Sanp On Modis, found AC pressure voltage fluctuating from .25V to 4.69V constantly. We replaced the pressure transducer(with pigtail) a...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP45R2W
veh stalls more frequently sometimes [...] jumping jerking stalls starts right back up.lose tack at guage has not done to us on any test drive.this morning eng light on steady.did a connector inspection scan every thing appears fine.we think we should just ... Trouble codes: 1391 (inter loss cmp ckp)
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L gauges VIN: 1B4GP54G6Y
The vehicle oringinally came in with this same problem(gauges not working) I put an ignition switch in and the problem was gone. Now a few months later, its back, so i replaced the ignition switch again and it did not fix the problem. any info would be appreci...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Slow to start VIN: 3B7MF36681
After replacing fuel pump for no start we have a slow to start. Cranks over fine, but if let sit 1 hr or more it will not start untill cranked for approx. 25 seconds. The longer it sits the longer the crank time. When it starts, starts normal. No smoke or miss...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L steering box VIN: 3D7KU28C34
This truck has a lack of power assist at parking lot speed. It it worse turning left. It stops turning before it hits the steering stops. The steering damper was disconnected with no improvement. The suspension looks fine. We replaced the gearbox, still no imp...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G258Y5T
Every ignition cycle several seconds after starting or after 1 -2 shift code P1391 will set in pending codes Have tested both cam and crank sensors when a four channel scope. Both signals are consistant and apear to be synchronized.Suspect e.c.m. any one see... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermitant loss of cam or crank)

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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L abs,hvac,trans VIN: 2C3HD56F7R
Received replies noting problems with PCM, BCM and numerous grounds that may cause listed problems. Customer brought me PCM, TCM, & BCM from boneyard and problem was cured for about 30 seconds. Customer (used car lot) decided to call it quits. All problems cam...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L low-reverse solenoid circuit VIN: 1C4GP64L6T
Thanks so much for your time & help. Problem turned out to be an intermittent short in the low-reverse solenoid control circuit. The location of the short was close to the solenoid pack in the main harness where the harness was touching the trans case. It was ...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L timing belt VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
Ok this job is done. I had ten people write. I forgot to mention that this job was originally to do the water pump so that is what I went in there for and do the belt. So many said to do the water pump as they fail around 100,000 miles. Several suggested getti...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L power assist VIN: 3B6MC3664Y
I guess I am gonna call this one a 'fix'...its been a couple of weeks with no problems. Not sure if the atf+4 fluid was the fix or if I just had a bad run of reman pumps. I think next time I will buy a pump from the dealer. thanks for your help.. Mike
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7HC16X3Y
im gonna call this one a fix havent heard back from my brother but he said he changed t stat and refilled cooling system all is good i suppose
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L long crank time VIN: 1J4GZ58Y5R
customer took vehicle and will bring vehicle back at a later time
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L convertor VIN: 1J4FN28S7Y
finally had long talk with owner and this trans is also falling out of third gear, but his schedule won,t allow me to tear unit down myself. have lots of things to check thanks to replies when i do. will let everybody know what i find.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L 3-4 shift VIN: 1J8GW68J72
we found that the friction plates inthe underdrive section were not properly set not enough clearance to be exact. thanks for the replies
1993 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L line VIN: 1P3XA4630P
Recieved many good replies. Most related this is corrosion problem and that if fitting will not come lose with penetrating oil and cleaning out fitting with a pick, the fitting can be cut off and replaced with a replacement fitting such as NAPA #793-4926. Afte...
1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1P3EJ46X8X
Yeah, it was the wires. But I did check them previous to the other things, I thought they were alright. Thanks, guys!
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