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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, RUNS RICH VIN: 1B7HC16Y8S
engine is running excessively rich. st fuel trim is -32.9. o2 sens is at .9 at idle. will start to switch at 2500 rpm. puffs black smoke and plugs are black. tried new map sensor and computer with no change. tps normal. re-set adaptives and they go right back ...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L failed in mode $6 VIN: 1B7HC16Z2T
does any one know what these tids and cids are in the mode $6 data? tid 13 cid 01, tid 19 cid 01, tid 1a cid 01, tid 21 cid 01, tid 51 cid 01, tid 52 cid 01, tid 53 cid 01. all failed
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R1W
vehicle came in no start. no fuel pressure. put fuel pump in and vehicle cranked almost started and quit getting spark. did tests for losing spark according to chrysler. test conclude replace pcm. no start. relays started chattering and starter wouldn't stay e...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L differential VIN: 1J4GZ78S1T
ok guys i need help on this jeep. have a whining in rearend starting at 50mph on acceleration and coasting. pulled apart and found pinion and side bearing pitting, replaced and installed new crush sleeve. i dont really have all the tools to set up rearends but...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L cat monitor VIN: 1J4FF48581
hi, i have customers 2001 jeep in for new york state inspection and car will not run cat or evap monitors. checked for codes and found cyl. #4 misfire in hisory. no repairs made for this code as of time car came in. we replaced plugs and reset check engine lig...

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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Radio VIN: 3C3EL55H7X
Thanks for all those that reponded on this one. It was a definate ground problem. I had previously checked the ground near the anntenna on the rear panel. After several respones from IATN members, I removed the cover on the forward part of the trunk to check t...
1996 Dodge B3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B7KB31Z5T
Thanks for everyone who replied. The problem with this van was the pcm. After verifying that all my power and ground inputs were good I knew it was going to be the computer. Replaced the computer and sent the van down the street. Thanks again to all who replie...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L transmission VIN: 1B4GP54L2T
the fix i believe came from robert it was the pcm. all modules had 2.5 volts running through bus wires just no comm with trans module even though it had voltage at bus wires. i checked wiring harness from tcm to pcm no corrision or water in harness or broken w...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R2X
After hours of checking every circuit on the EGR valve and running down flow charts and TSB's, a visuial inspection showed acritter chewed [...]. The downstream O2 on the right bank had been completely chewed through shorting all 4 wires. I have no idea why... Trouble codes: P0406.
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Air Bag VIN: 2B4FP2533X
Thanks guys for the wealth of knowledge,Yes as pointed out the problem was the clockspring.The customer was pleased to get the problem fixed free of charge[thanks to the recall].Thanks for making me look good.
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3ES46C5Y
Still no final word, upon inspection of the pcm, I found green wires. Replaced slow O2 and plug tube seals, 1 leaker and 1 seeper, did all 4 - runs smoother - cat is coming loose inside - flange gskt leaking, car is old - when I find actual problem will post f...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L battery VIN: 1J4GZ58S7R
well we pulled the fuse out of the lead to the remote start and cd player and let the car go. havent seen it since. im assuming its fixed.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1J4GW48S0Y
Thank you all for the info. I removed the oil pan to inspect pick-up. Did not look clogged. In the bottom of the oil pan was so gooey looking stuff. Further examination found that the goo had anti-freeze mixed in it. So I am sure this is another statistic of b...
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