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1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L all gauges VIN: 2C3HD46R1W
Hello everyone hope you can help me with this one. while driving down the road all the gauges drop out. But the odometer and the prndl still work. When I scan the pcm I get a P1687 no buss from cluster. When I try to get data and/or codes from the trans or bod...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Horn, rear wiper buttons VIN: 2B4GP453XW
We are a Ford dealer, and am looking at this for a friend that is short on money. The head lights at times would stay on, key off and drain the battery. Or the horn would honk or the wipers would come on. Different unusual things.I suspect the body control mod...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L convertor VIN: 3B7HF13YX1
Hello trans techs. We have this 01 dodge pick up that we had the trans rebuilt for. we use a local trany shop to rebuild our tranys. this trans. is shifting fine,and has no slipping, but the lock up tork. converter is very erratic. it goes in and out of lock u...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25391
01 caravan 3.3 vin 3 idle ok till put in gear hot, vac drops to zero. rpms increase, no power exhaust at tail pipe very hot, will drop vac and rpm jump just turning on ac, ect, tps, cam crank reading ok on scan tool, test tps with scope ok, thi has been cleane... Trouble codes: 172 (rich run)
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23W91
This truck runs like the EGR valve is stuck open, only problem is it don't have a egr valve. I don't see many v-10 so this is a weird duck to me!!! It has no down strean o2s, & a smog pump? It idles like it has a vac. leak,checked it with smoke & no leak. Its ... Trouble codes: P0500, P1281
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FT48S2Y
Good evening Techs, Jeep is losing compression intermittently on 3 cylinders. I took the shrader valve out of my compression gauge and with all spark plugs out, the affected cylinders will spike 130 pounds until the oil pressure reaches 55 pds on my gauge and ...

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1978 American Motors AMX 5.0L oil galleys VIN: 123ABC1231
All but one stated that these are, in fact, oil passages. Got a number of good suggestions on 'extras' for a performance engines. Thanks to all who responded! AMC was ALWAYS ahead of it's time until Renault. (And they built their own engines!)
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L left front signal lamp VIN: 2B4GP44R7X
after close study of the wiring diagram relating to the left front signal lamp, i went through all senarios that could be possible. the only component that could allow the lamp to remain on is the flasher/drl module. i replaced this part and have not had a reo...
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, extremely rich <2000 VIN: 1B7GL2AN1Y
Hi, First let me thank each and everone who replied, some where very helpfull, however as you know the insurance company was involved and they felt the problem was not related to the accidents. I advised them from the start about this and I guess the owner swa...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L l/s mirror VIN: 1J4GW58N0Y
A couple of replies mentioned that aftermarket mirrors available on various websites including e-bay are acceptable. Thanks for replies.
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