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1990 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GK44R7L
This should be a slam dunk. The Van originally was towed in. I checked for spark and had spark. I checked for fuel and no fuel. I banged on bottom of gas tank while cranking it and it started. I replaced the fuel pump and filter, now it ran. Customer picked it...
1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L stays in limp mode VIN: 1B3HD46T1R
Car will shift fine sometimes, other times has delayed reverse and then stuck in limp mode(1st only). If you clear codes car will act normal. also customer says when it is stuck in 1st he will cycle the key a few times and then catr will shift fine for a while...
1995 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B3ES67CXS
car seems to have a surge, cuts out, low-power. First thing I did was to check it with my scanner which is a snap on mt 2500 ,the code I'm getting says 85 undocumented code the troubleshooter was of no help, I could not find that code in any of the books I hav... Trouble codes: 85 (undocumented code)
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21Y2V
replaced both cylinder heads on this van for low compression, runs good drives nice. Before repair started had ck engine light on, now still on also, noticed cat is rattling so figured it was that, but dtc says po443 If I clear the code as soon as i put key on...
1998 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4E3AL54F8W
Just reinstalled the head after big head rework. No injector pulse on #3 & #4 injectors. #1 & #2 injectors fine and crank and cam signals show good waveforms and spark on all cyls ok. All injectors have power and harness is ok: ohm and voltage checked to ecm....
1990 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Hesitation, Lacks power on hills VIN: 2J4FY19E7L
First let me thank you for taking the time to help me with this Jeep. Customer is a fix it yourselfer until he can't fix it and then brings it to me in pieces usually on a tow truck and says, "can you fix it for me?". This one started out as him trying to put ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L l/s mirror VIN: 1J4GW58N0Y
I found the l/s outer rearview mirror motor inop. Found damage to wiring and housing. Dealer cost for mirror is 500.00. I have seen some available on-line for around 100.00. Has anyone replaced an outside heated mirror with an aftermarket part and if so, was i...

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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66GXY
Well the responses I got were either a vacuum leak or cam timing. I talked to a Chrysler tech at a local dealer and he said cam timing too. I did pull the timing covers and the marks all lined up. I removed the upper plenum and inspected the gaskets and egr se... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171.
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF26W4V
Thanks to everyone who replied. I rechecked the back pressure going down the road and it wouldn't go over about 2.5 lbs. The wires and plugs had been changed very recently, but I found one plug burned off and one bad plug wire. So I replaced all the plugs and ...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L starting/theft VIN: 1B3EJ56HOY
Thank you to every one that answered. The key we were given by the customer was a black generic key they had cut at Wal-mart. We had to send the car to the dealership. They cut and programmed a new key for the vehicle. Everything is working fine now. I appreci...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Slow to start VIN: 3B7MF36681
Thanks for the replies, but I can't get the customer to bring truck back to me. Many replies, a couple for gas engines didn't help a bit. Most promising ones were fuel bleed back (not a problem, I even crimped off return and pressure lines and still had proble...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L column VIN: 3D7HU18Z52
Lubing upper bearing and other bearings did not make any changes to noise. Replaced steering column,
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES26CX2
ok if you read my update on this problem,you know that i was purchasing a new pcm and having it programed at dealer.this fixed the car,runs like a 2.0 auto neon should,thanks to all that took time to reply is was a big help,just remember don't try to save your... Trouble codes: P0601.
1976 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, backfire in exhaust VIN: J6M93AA027
I apologize for the delay and want to thank all those that replied. It's still not fixed but I am making slow but steady progress. Randall put me on the right track indicating the Prestolite ignition system required battery voltage. Alfred from Florida provide...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L hard start long cra VIN: 1J4GW48S51
Thank you IATN again, I recieved 14 replies and everyone nailed it witht the fuel pressure dropping off. Like I said in my help request this is my brothers truck and has 141,000 miles on it, so instaid of doing the TSB for the fuel pump o-rings we decided to r...
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