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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C4GP64L7X
guy's just thought i would put this one out there van drove in to shop customer said that it would loose power and back fire through intake and that the 02 sensor was stuck on lean or center but would not go rich and they had it replaced at another shop took t... Trouble codes: P0132 (o2 sensor shorted to ground), P0134 (o2 sensor stays at center), P1389 (no power from asd relay at ecm)
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2C4GM68495
the symptom is very simple vehicle dies when you turn on left and applying said that the entertainment video player that the customer install in the rear produce the customer remove it...same thing. we do not see any visible/evident ...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L abs and brake light VIN: 3B7KF23Z9S
working on this 95 ram 2500. this vehicle has an abs and brake light on. my question is how do i read trouble codes. there is no single wire to ground. looking at a wiring diagram the two data wires run into a data link connector. the connector they go into is...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1B3AD56T6S
This one is driving me more crazy than I already am. This car has a cut out that lasts for a second while ideling or acelerating constantly,every 5 to 15 seconds. The car does not stall and starts fine,no backfireing. When putting the timing light on it the ig...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L parking brake light VIN: 1B7KF26C3T
Hi everyone. i have a 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins Turbo Diesel that has a parking brake light that stays on all the time. I took it to the Dodge Dealer and they told me that it had a code 78, foundation brake. I checked all of the brakes. Front pads have plent...
1996 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L 1st gear, improper shifting VIN: 2B3HD56F3T
Orignal complaint: ses on, another shop checked and had a code 70 auto circut problem. Transmission shop sent us the car. It has that code but also code 53 gear ratio error in 3rd, 54 gear ratio error in 4th, 46 3-4 shift abort and 61 inadequite 2-4 volume. We...
1997 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HH56F6V
Vehicle will cut out for a second while under acceleration. At times idling in shop it will cut out & sometimes stall. It does not appear to be a miss , but a momentary dead kill. We replaced cam & crank again to be sure, tried a coil & a used pcm, all to no a... Trouble codes: 11 (Intermittent loss of cmp or ckp)
1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L fuel pump fuse blowi VIN: 1B3ES42Y6W
The fuel pump is new, and has caused the same pattern as the previous pump. the pump rpm is 6000 rpm. and the current draw is normally at 8-10amps, with the odd spike of 39amps. on the lab scope with the low amps probe, the pattern will jump once. and spike.
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1B4HS28N31
I need some from the chrysler guys out there. I have this durango and it has code P1698-No CCD Message Rececived From PCM. I can not find any info on this code, Alldata does not give a flow chart or any helpful info. I some has run into this problem before or ...
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...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L horn VIN: 2JKIKLKDHS
have truck in and was woundering if anyone has come across were the horn will not stop sounding unless you pull the fuse or unplug the clock spring in the steering wheel,just happend one day out of the blue. dealer has never sold a clock spring for one of thes...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Electronic VIN: 3B7KF23ZX2
Trans come in burnt replaced, replaced cooler, plugged. A code p1740 was there before and after. Affects no apperent system only the annoyance of the mil being on. Have followed chryslers diag for the code, and come to a dead end. In freeze frame data, i do no...
1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L engine VIN: 2E3HD66FOT
I have this eagle vision,3.5 v6 cust states it over heats at random times,(hiway,,start,stop) heater blows hot air then gets cold,temp guage starts going up and boils over. Ive installed a new radiator,water pump,thermostat(195),upper/lower hose's and every ti...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L backfire thru intake VIN: 1J4GZ78SXR
Customer states that under cruise conditions vehicle will OCCASIONALLY backfire through intake manifold once or twice on a 150 mile roadtrip. Customer will let off throttle to approx. 50mph (from cruising speed of 70mph) and vehicle will operate normally but w...

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1994 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1C3EU4534R
I will start with the fix on this Lebaron. After going thru all the tips that everyone supplied I was still at a loss for answers then a friend of mine stopped by and gave me a hand. We went thru all that I had checked and done to the car and came back to the ...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L thermostat VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
thanks everybody.thermostat installed correctly-spring/pellet towards block-system bled with snappy vacuum filler and cooling system working properly
1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L fuel pump VIN: 3B3AA46K9R
Thanks for the replies. Both the ASD relay & the fuel pump relay tested bad, replaced them & prob is fixed. IATN is great. Especially for those of us that are used to only one car line.
1994 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L Hard to Start VIN: 2B4GH55R6R
Well, here we go, first, thanx to all that responded. The van acted up a little for me on a cold start, fuel press. guage stayed at 0psi, also didn't make a peep. I then checked the fuel pump relay and ASD relay contact points. Both showed a healthy burn mark,... Trouble codes: 21 (O2 Slow to respond), 62 (EMR Transmission).
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: IDONTKNOW0
the whole problem was that i got the wrong input from mitchell on demand. fuel pump pressure was not suppose to be at 125psi. it should be at 45-50 psi. unregulated is at 125 psi. so i took a wrong approach at the diagnosis. remember the MAP sensor code,that w...
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21Y2V
problem was the conector for purge valve, voltage was there but poor conection, connector was not available, so i had to get one from a wrecked car. I should have checked before posting, but you guys lead me right there. thanks for all the help.
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 387HF132XV
Well this dog is done... most responses said to replace intake gaskets: we did. No help. One said timing chain, but it was OK...finally found the problem: broken valve springs. Springs were good enough to give us compression under crank, but not when running. ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Surge VIN: 1B7HF13Z3V
Dodge dealer investigated and found problem to be a bad wire to the igniton coil. From: Daniel from Montana Date: 01/28/2006 08:50:16 'Greg, I have no answers, only questions. unit drives into your shop with a surge, You spend money on parts, and lots of t...
1995 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4FT78S1S
We have checked the frame for any cracks or damages and we could not find any - we then checked the fluid for flow to make sure that the fluid would flow correctly and it does - we then replaced the steering gear and that solved all our problems - thanks for t...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4J68S4WL
What was actually happening under hard braking was not a brake pull but rather the rear end was coming around. We road tested another Jeep and it too had the same problem. Remember this vehicle dose not have ABS. We spoke to a service writer at a local Jeep de...
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Extended Crank Time VIN: 1C4GJ44G3Y
Thanks to all who replied, the vehicle is repaired and back to the customer. First the short version. A fuel injector was leaking down and causing the fuel pressure drop. Replacing the number 4 fuel injector cured the problem and nearly eliminated the pressu...
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