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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L timing VIN: 2C3ED56F9R
customer came in complaining of coolant loss. we found the water pump leaking. replaced the pump and timing belt belt. the car was towed in the next day, no start. found the left cam had moved 4 teeth counter-clockwise, and the right cam jumped 1 tooth clockwi...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Pos Anti Theft VIN: 1C4GP64L1W
Van came in with wiper problem. Traced to BCM. Replaced BCM. Park lights stayed on, wipers worked with wiper switch off. Retest confirmed defective BCM. This seems to be the norm with Chrysler BCMs. Install another BCM. Wipers work fine. Van started and died 3...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L rear lift gate VIN: 2C8GP64L51
Dear fellow techs. We had this chrysler T&C come in the shop with the raer lift gate inop. Customer says the gate was going down automatically until last week, it has never went up. They just purchaced it a few months ago/ no history although the left rear bu...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1B4GP44R7Y
This is a handycap conversion van. It was purchaced used,fuel gauge worked fine for about 2,000 miles. The vehicle was returned to the dealer for a trans problem and the fuel gauge always reading full. Trans was repaired and fuel gauge was working. Shortly aft...
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L transmission VIN: 3B6MF36642
This truck has had a clutch, M/C and slave assy(oem), replaced last year for this condition. When you tow for extended distances youucan not shift into gears-its like the clutch doesn't work at all, let it cool or start in first and it will pull. Seems to cree...
2003 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, Security lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45313
I have an 03 caravan with a no-start/no crank. Security light is on steady after bulb check. SKIM codes are Serial Link External Failure, andPCM Status Failure. BCM codes are PCM Message Not Recieved, and Run/Start Hardwire Failure, 48 ignition cycles since se...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GZ1WC12
Is this 5.9 an interferance fit? Was towed in whith a broken timing chain. Interesting enough, has a newly planted water pump...Humm... I would like to make sure this in not a valve kisser before making a qoute. Anything else I should watch out for??? TIA.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L engine revs VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
we just installed a remanufactured engine and upon starting the engine wants to rev up very quickly like the throttle is to the floor. checked all connections, throttle linkage, disconnected the tps , and tried it then the same with the iac but no luck. did no...

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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L left axle seal VIN: 1B4GH54R3R
thankyou to all who wrote in . I will update once vech is repaired with the fix .
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L failed in mode $6 VIN: 1B7HC16Z2T
Im closing this help request. I bought the truck and will continue to find out whaqt tghe mode 6 data is I did find out that most of the data had to do with the o2s and cat but there are three that i have not figured out yet thanks to those who replied.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ID7HAI6K52
dear friends thank you again for the replies. the no 1 cyl intake valve was bend. machine shop replace all valves and lifters the truck runs great. thanks milton Trouble codes: 301 (CYLINDER No 1 misfiring).
2004 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Front beam VIN: 1D4GP45R24
Tanks to all of you , who takes valuable time to answer me. The pdc(power distribution center) or underhood fuse box was replaced under warranty. And so far it takes care of the problem.After investigation, we found (like Cam mention in his post), the circuit ...
1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L blow by VIN: 2J4FY29T2K
Hello everyone and thanks for all the great information. This vehicle had been updated per recalls and the valve cover was wide open to vent the crankcase. We found the bore tapered badly. We had it bored..put in new rings and a valve job and all is good. Th...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY29S6R
Thank you to all that replied. I did scope the TPS and did not find a problem. The timing chain did has some play in it, so we did move the distributor to see if the gap between the rotor and cap tower was to great for the spark to jump when the timing was bei...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Hard start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4W
Replaced the brand new Carter fuel pump with another brand new Carter fuel pump and the problem is solved. Oh, BTW, our local Bumper to Bumper jobber said that Federal Mogul would not warranty the bad unit even though it was in for less than a week because w...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48591
thanks to everyone who replied!we ended up pulling the timing cover off to check the timing marks and they were on.another thing we checked was the position of the fuel /cam synchronizer vanes and found that they were out of position,someone previously had mov...
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