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1988 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4FK4139J
Hi, this vehicle has been to several shops in our small town. We went through the system cleaned all the grounds and even added a additionial ground point. Customers complaint was a no start 95% of the time hot. We could not simulate this van always starts for... Trouble codes: 26 (injector low current)
1995 Dodge Viper 8.0L reverse VIN: 1B3BR65E8S
Hello Group, This Viper pops out of reverse gear if you take your hand off the gear shift lever. It has a B&M short shift kit but it feels internal. The shift linkage is not hitting the stops on the B&M shifter. Alldata is not much help with a blow up of the ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L belt noise VIN: 1B7HF16Y1V
Hi: have a noisey belt drive system. has new tensioner, idler pulley and several belts, have also pulled the power steering pulley out and rechecked all alignment issues with the gates laser tool. Seems to be better after we adjusted the power steering pulley....
1998 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42N8W
Vehicle came in no start cold, but cranking ok, lots of fuel, no spark from ignition system. Checked wiring to aldl for continuity, ok, checked ecm harness and when doing so vehicle started and starts ever since. Still no data out of aldl, but connector power ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HC13Z7W
In the mornings after start up you need to let the vechile run for about 5 minutes. runs perfect up until that point after you put it in gear and sit their starts idling rough and sounds like its sucking air through the iac valve. the iac steps run up to 140. ...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R2X
this car came in with mil on. no drivabilty symtoms. p0406 code sets as soon as you start car. followed flow chart from shop key has you test sensor signal voltage. asks if below 10 volts koeo voltage is 4.96then tells you to gruond curcuit wile monetering vol... Trouble codes: P0406
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2C3HH46RXX
Vehicle wont start. Disconnect cam sensor starts fine. Replaced cam sensor, same thing. All other sensors are good. ECM is good. Crank, TP, MAP, all check out good. Reluctor ring on cam you think? Help please.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L p0753 VIN: 3B7HF12Y2X
Truck intermittantly sets trans codes and has no power like it is starting out in 2nd or 3rd gear. Always gets code p0753 (shift solenoid A), sometimes sets p1765, and p0743(tcc electrical circuit). Wiring tests good and passes wiggle test. We replaced the sol...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L engine VIN: IB7KF23W11
Thanks in advance for any advise. I have a customer with this Dodge truck that has a lot of lifter noise at cold start. It only does it when the engine is first started cold and will quiet down as the engine runs. The colder it is, the longer it takes to quiet...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Air Bag Light On VIN: 1B7HG2AN61
Hi, thanks in advance for taking time to help me. This Dakota has been intermittently setting of the air bag light. Scanned for fault codes and found stored fault code DRIVER SQUIB #1 CIRCUIT OPEN (No Code #). I don't have any troubleshooter on my Modis for th...
1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Non Starter. VIN: 1J4FJB356R
Hello, This vehicle has had a starting problem since Christmas. According to the customer the starting problem has been getting worse. Yesterday however, the Jeep refused to start at all. It has been into a Jeep main dealer but the result of the visit was tha...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Battery VIN: 1J4GZ78SXT
All of a sudden this vehicle is draining the battery overnight. Put the test light across the B- to terminal and verified a 11.56 volt drain. Pulled every fuse, relay and circuit breaker and the drain never went away. Pulled the radiator cap and dunked the met...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1J4GX48S91
Customer concern was a noticable shudder going into 4th gear and it feels like a shudder you would feel with a lock up tourque shudder. See related repair history for what we did to try to fix it. Did we miss something???
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1JGW48SX1C
Thank you for taking time to read my post. I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 with a high Idle problem and DTC 1294. I can't find a vacuum leak. Fuel trim adapt doesn't show a lean condition. LT -2 ST +2 - -2. Iac counts are 0 and idle speed is 1300 rpm wit... Trouble codes: P1294 (Target Idle Not Reached)
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2P4GP44GXX
This van was in with a inoperative speedometer and all gauges, odometer ect. Traced problem to a burnt pin on the heater control module.I Flexed the circuit board and wiggled the connections. Everything came back to life. Customer did not want to spend the mon...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 2P4FP253XT
Hello iATN members The minivan is fixed,thank you for everyone who took their time to help me. The fix was replacing the front brake rotors and serviced/adjust rear brakes just like what almost everybody suggested.I also thanks those other suggestions I've rec...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Horn, rear wiper buttons VIN: 2B4GP453XW
Cust could not afford repair. I did learn that there were a couple different problems with this vehicle. I cant say for certain but I believe the following: 1)clock spring caused the horn to honk continually, 2)door switches caused the interior lights to stay ...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L power door lock VIN: 2B4GP2536Y
Well, as some of you had mentioned, it turned out to be a faulty door-jam switch on the r-rear sliding door. It was kind of tricky to get it to act up, but we finally nailed it! Thanks for all the help and the tech tips I got from all you guys. Thanks again, a...
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Blower/ Blower Resistor VIN: 1B3EJ46X6Y
Thanks to all that responded, I found several problems and i am not sure exactly what repaired the problem. 1. Once the blower motor was removed, i noticed the insulation on the A/C line was unwrapped. This could impeade air flow across the resister. I wrapped...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L horn VIN: 2JKIKLKDHS
hi there thasnk you all for the good tips,the problem was in the steering wheel air bag cover touch pads there are to pad that split the air bag cover in halve and one side must have a crack and be shorting to ground so we isolated the bad side and cut the ele...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S03
Thanks for the replies Tim from Ontario gets cudos for the right fix here. As I owned the vehicle and it was under warranty I sent it to the dealer but I did give them a heads up with the information I was able to gain here. Their tech found a wire in the wiri...
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