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1988 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7GR64X2J
Our problem child came to us with a no power- rough idle- surging -stalling concern. Checked basics and replace a burned dist cap and rotor. Plugs cleaned and regapped. No pcm codes. Problem remains. During testing we have found that disabling the Alternator e...
1989 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4FK443XK
hello everyone i would like to thank everyone for taking the time to read this and any ideas would be greatly appreciated. i have this 89 grand caravan if battery is disconected and reconnected will run fine, untill allowed to set for about 20 minutes go out a... Trouble codes: 16 (not sensing battery voltage), 30 (unknown)
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L rotors VIN: 1B4HS28N31
i am posting this for a friend at another shop, have not worked on this one myself. pads and rotors replaced 6 mos ago, car was driven to florida from pa, pads still look good, but now has pulsation that wasn't there before trip. driver is not the crazy type, ...
2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25RX2
customer came in originally with ses lamp on found code p0135 present. test system found 02 sensor circuit for heater out of range 50000 ohms replaced sensor and cleared code. has returned after week with light on again we check the new sensor results were tha... Trouble codes: P0135
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L door locks/dash/interior lights/theft deterrent VIN: 2B4GP44RX2
This vehicle at times when shut off and left for 10 minutes or so go into a mode where the dash is totally inop, the door locks are inop, the interior lights are inop, the engine will crank and not start or sometimes will actually start but still none of the o...

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2C8GP74L33
I received 6 replies, 3 pointng towards fuel delivery, 2 pointing towards crank sensor, and one recomended a PCM reflash. The fuel pressure and delevery check fine. The problem is so intermittent that it has only occured with my wife once and never again for m...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, very rich VIN: 1B4GH44R7R
The fix for this vehicle was replacing the Cam Position Sensor. The scan tool was only telling me that the sensor was creating a signal not if the signal was correct. When I hooked up the sensor to the lab scope the wave forms were all over the place. Thanks f...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7H11Y6XK
It turned out to be the ECM, I put in a used one for 85 bucks and its running great. Thanks for all the help
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Engine Oil VIN: 1B7KF23W9Y
Got suggections from intakes to heads on overheated vehicles. Turned out to be lower intake gaskets.
1998 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4E3AL54F8W
The three replies were on target as far as checking basics, which procedures however, my request plainly stated had been done. My best help came from a short session in the Tech Chat. One of the guys put me on to checking the cam/crank signal waveform for prop...
2000 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1J4FF27S5Y
I recieved 19 replies,several said they had past experience with this same problem and the cause was cam bearings.I ordered a short block from Jeep and installed it this week.I removed the camshaft from the old engine and the bearings were obviuosly bad.All th...
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