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1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C3HC56F4T
This car has been at the dealer 6 different times to try to correct this problem.The car will intermittently shift into second gear at seemingly any speed or any time,this will last for 2 to 3 seconds and car will then resume normal operation.The last tech dro...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L high beam, / low beam VIN: 2C4GP74L92
Hello all, Ok, on this one the left side low beam only works on low beams, and the right side high beam only works on high beams. It has a FCM ( front control module ) on the PDC. There are 4 drivers in the FCM for the headlights ( high & low ). I've checked ...
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1987 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7GR14NOH
cold runs great. hot misses at idle and when you accel to a certain rpm and speed,then smooths out. not egr or vacuum leak. any help appreciated.
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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GL23Y3R
Hello all, This truck's symptoms are as follows: from a cold start, will run fine for 15-20 minutes at idle, all pids are normal throughout warm up cycle. Vehicle will then begin to idle very erratic, and surge/ the idle will drop to 450, and then i can watc...
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1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Drive-axles VIN: 1B7GG23Y4V
Vehicle drives normally in 2wd. When driven in 4wd vehicle will chatter the rear tires terribly when turning. Seems like the front tires are plowing as well. Will actually stop vehicle from moving if steering wheel is cranked all the way in either direction. C...
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1999 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4B3AU4ZN9X
This car belongs to a regular and was towed in from another shop where it was taken for an overheating problem because it was clse to his work. The other shop told him it needed an engine. We found the upper radiator hose with a broken clamp spraying coolant. ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L trans solenoid switch VIN: 1B4GP44R0Y
Well here's a Dodge symptom I've never seen and we all know there are plenty! This vehicle will reset the light but testing according to Alldata everything works during testing. Anyone seen harness or connector issues?
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7HA18N22
vehicle came in with a evap leak code p0442, i did a smoke check and found leak detiction pump fail. replaced ldp pump and with scan tool ran test and passed, returned with both evap codes p0442 and 455. recheck system and hoses. no faults found. if i plug the... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap leak)
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Shift from R to P or N VIN: 1J4GZ78S3V
Dear Jeep Techs, I have this Grand Cherokee fitted with 42RE transmission. The Direct clutch was burnt so we gave it an overhaul, replacing all the clutch plates, seals and gaskets. The hydraulic system was flushed and the transmission refitted It ran smoothly...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP44R9W
Customer states that this Vehicle will crank but not start about once per month. The problem has been happening for almost two years. The Dealership had a chance to diagnose this but could not. The customer states that when the vehicle won't start, the radio a...
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Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56HKS
Thank you for al who replied I replaced the TCM and the car is running correctly thus far thank you
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L clunk VIN: 1C3EL46U11
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I called the customer and he brought it back today, we were slow so I had time to explore. He is the original owner, bought new. bearings OE-tight, axle nuts--tight, rack bush--tight, motor mounts--look good. I pull C-...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L no start after new VIN: 1C3EL66R85
Car fixed and gone. thanks for the help. after getting the skim # the next podject was to get the PCM programed Dave was correct this is a generic control unit and has no programming on it unlike the others that are pre programed and with some options slecting...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3P3ES47C6T
I replaced the vacuum hose to the booster, made no difference, replaced the EGR assembly, no difference. I had the customer try a couple of things when it acted up. After he got the vehicle to a stop, I had him hold the brake and increase the idle to about 150...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R8Y
It runs! Thanks to all, especially Tom, Troy, Nicholas, Terry, Hummels, Gilbert, and Robert..the problem was the cam and crank sensor rings...they went to a new system in mid year 2002, so I had to pull the engine back out and swap in the cam and crank sensor ...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B8DJ46X6Y
well here our customer had more solution in his hands than what he never thought. Sometimes, as you might know, as many information the customer can give you the easier is to fix a vehicle. This vehicle was already “touch” by a body shop. We found out that the...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Code 1740 VIN: 3B7HF13Z11
Virtually all the replies have pointed to problems with the lockup torque converter. It's possible that it didn't act up during my test drives because the transmission and oil were not hot enough. As of this time the customer has not wanted to go further.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L convertor VIN: 3B7HF13YX1
I would like to thank evryone who took the time to reply to my help request, Scott,Sorin,Lorne,Jimmy,Leslie,Chris,Felipe,Lenny,Jerry,Har old, Eric,Joe,Jerry,William,Richard,Jonathan,and,Walter. most of you stated that the most comon cause of this symptom,tork ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25391
customer could only afford 1 hour of diagnostic time. Took vehicle to dealer where she could get payment plan. Talked with dealer about van they replaced the ecm and repaired concern. No specific repair info they pretty much took a guess and it worked sorry ca... Trouble codes: 172 (rich run).
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L door locks/dash/interior lights/theft deterrent VIN: 2B4GP44RX2
So far it would seem that the BCM is the common thread from everyone. The customer has not decided to spend the money yet as it resets every time just by unhooking the battery. There is mention of PCM as well, I don't see the evidence but when we are dealing w...
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1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 2J4FY29SXN
Well we did not get this one fixed. I did recieve 6 replies. They were all very helpful. Every piece of the brake system has been replaced twice. Including shoes, drums, wheel cyl, brake lines, porportioning valve, master cylinder, brake booster, measured push...
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