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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56F8T
vehicle frequently dies out at idle or surges. when driving vehicle shuts down like a cam or crank sensor problem but does not stall out. when this happens both injector pulse and spark cut out. tested cam and crank sensor with scope, both ok. matched cam and ... Trouble codes: P1391 (cam/crank signal missing)
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)
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
This car was towed to our shop with a no crank/no start condition. Cust had attempted to jump start the battery and crossed the cables. Initial inspection revealed no computer ground to starter relay (hence the no crank) and no comp ground to the ASD relay (no...
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7C26C5RS
This Diesel exibits a intersting problem and I need some insight from some diesel experts, to see if anyone has ever expierienced this problem. Customer complaint was vehicle intermitantly stalls and a rattling can be heard from injection pump when this proble...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L transmission VIN: 1C3HH46T7S
Hi, We replaced the transmission ( used ), filter, oil and flush the cooler a few days ago and every morning or after a few hour ( cold ), start the car, put in gear ( drive or reverse ), nothing move for at least 20 - 30 second and after that everything is wo...
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 2P4FP253XT
hello fellow techs.i have this minivan in our shop ,we replaced the front brake pads and resurface brake rotors and now on road test i felt brake is ineffective especially driving the car for over 60 kilometers/hour seems like back brake are not working,tried ...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Hesitation VIN: 1B4HS2BY2W
When the problem ocurs is when only in closed loop.I watch the graffs on the modis and the ox dos'nt seem to switch at all.It just goes slowly down to like .50 then all of a sudden the map goes to 4.3 and the Iac is opening up to 177 at the start of closed loo... Trouble codes: P0132
1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Surge, cruise chuggle VIN: 1B7GG22Y7X
The truck runs good for the most part. usually after start up cruising down the hi way with light throttle there is a slight hesitation. If you play with the throttle you can keep it in the hesitation zone. There are no codes. There was a tune up done back in ...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X4Y
I have been looking a this thing on and off for a week now, I keep telling myself this shouldn't be this hard, so maybe one of you chrysler guys can help me, I seem to be lost here. Miss fire on #4 can be felt and seen on scan tool at idle in park or netrual,... Trouble codes: P0304 (testing and results)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L motor VIN: 2B4GP443X1
cust ahd vehicle here twice with obstruction default on pass side auto sliding door. cleared door module memory both times by unhooking battery cables and door worked fine 10-12 times each time so the customer left with it and it was back in a week or two both...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R94
this is the first time i have worked on this vehicle. the customer has stated they keep having the check engine light on for the same code: p0441 insuffecient evap purge. i have snap on shop key and by their tests and checks which is to basically check for a v... Trouble codes: P0441
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L headlights and interior lights VIN: 1J4GZ78S6W
customer stated there was a flickering of head light and interior lighting. i was never able to duplicate the problem. so started to voltage drop test the neg battery cable and body grd. after finding a few i replaced the cable and cleaned all connection and r...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S03
The problem started when the vehicle was shifted into 4 part-time and in reverse. The vehicle started bucking and surging and stalled. When shifted into drive problem went away. Shifted out of 4X4 and problem went away. After experimenting serveral times the j...

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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B6HB11X9W
first i would like to thank all who replied and apologies for the delay in my reply Jerry,Paul,Andres [...]. all hit it on the head i made the mistake of thinking the head Rebuilder did a good job so i did not ck his work all the Valve install hights were wron...
1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Stall VIN: 2B3HD56J8X
Crank sensor was the problem. The cust finally brought it back for us to check out. When the vehicle would die there would be no crank sensor signal. Replaced and all is good. Thanks for your time. Ryan
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3HH46R5X
thanks to all that sent a reply this ended up being a new pcm with programing needed to fix this problem all wiring was good disconecting sensors din`t give me the voltage needed in the end it was the pcm thanks again dave
1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L door locks VIN: 1B7GG22Y4X
Thanks to all who replied. turns out this truck was wrecked. the passenger door was replaced with a door that was the wrong year.the wire harnes is different but still plugged into the module. new harnes and passenger door switch fixed it.
2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B3ES46SCX
THANKS TO AL [...]! car finaaly came back check engine light was on and had hundres on miss counts on #4 plug had cracked. Nothing to do with fuel but gave exact same symtoms turns out the pump did fix the orig. problem thanx again
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Electronic VIN: 3B7KF23ZX2
was asked if any other codes were present...there are no others, the check ball has been replaced for the cooler...still same problem. thx to all who replied, but not affecting driveability, so i am hopeing the answer will fall in my lap
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4GP4434V
Thanks to Eddie and Mark, while not exactly correct, it led me to the fix. The problem was the wiring harness right below the throttle body was hitting on a spring type hose clamp. When conditions were just right, two wires that had rubbed through would hit th... Trouble codes: 42 (ASD Relay-no volts at PCM), 17 (Low engine Temp), 34 (S/c Servo Solenoid Crkt).
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