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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H9X
customer backed car out of garage stalled and had a NO BUS message on odometer. towed in with no spark and injector pulse. installed dist.and crank sensor. now have spark and pulse but still no start. scoped all signals back to pcm all good, grounds good,check...
1988 Dodge Caravan SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, Runs rich VIN: 2B4FK41K8J
Vehicle came in high idle problem all the time; data from the ECM showed MAP fixed @ 5.0V; backprobed the MAP and found indeed it was fixed @ 5.0V. Replaced MAP and output voltage now was varying and idle speed would drop down as it warmed up. However, O2 sens... Trouble codes: 52 (System rich)
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Transmission VIN: 3B7HF1325Y
After driving 30 to 40 miles the truck will jump out of overdrive, the overdrive light comes on, and the overdrive button on the the shifter is inoperative until the truck is shut off. As described above, we overhauled the transmission, replaced the pcm, and c...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2D8GP74L13
vehicle shows misfire counters on #3& #6 cyls at idle - clear codes & drive, the codes won't come back until sitting at idle for a period of time. the #3 & 6 coils are together & show a much weaker spark than all the others, so we replaced the coil & got the s... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire 3 cyl), P0306 (misfire 6 cyl)
1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4E3AL54F6S
I am thinking about buying this car for my wife ( the price is very right on it ) I don't know much about these cars tho. I know the engine is the 2.0 Turbo " I think they are 4G63 engins" But the problem is when you first start the car when it is cold and pul...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L engine VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
i have a jeep that dies it will crank back after 15 min to an hour fuel pressure is ok current ramped the pump ok i can get it to act up for me and it is the customers only ride so she cant leave it, i really cant say what its missing, it does show that it has...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cool fan relay VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Hi Guys and Gals, Today I'm asking how the heck you guys are getting to the cooling fan relay for replacement on this Grand Cherokee. This thing is under the rt headlight bucket and I can bearly see it with a mirror let alone get my hands in there. Surley you ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Front Differential VIN: 1J4GW68NXX
This vehicle had a bearing noise in the front differential. We tore it down and found a bad carrier bearing. Also noticed that someone had been into it before because it had blue sealer on the inspection cover and the carrier was loose in the case not much pre...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S24
im having a problem with code 442 i have done a smoke check and a pressure check on the system and it shows no leak present.i dont have a drb 111 to check the system and i cant activate the leak dedection pump or vent valve with the snap on scanner .to close t... Trouble codes: 442 (small leak in evap system)

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L valve lash adjusters VIN: 3C4FY48B63
Thanks to all who responded. It appears to be fixed, but I cannot say exactly what the problem was. Most of the replies I got had to do with checking the cam timing, which I did about 6 times, and checking for sure where the compression was going. In performin...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L hydralics VIN: 3B7KF23W3X
thank you for taking the time to help me! truck finally returned with the amber abs and red brake lights on. scanned and had code for wheel speed sensor, diagnosed and repaired with new sensor. back to the braking issue. this is the EBC2 kelsey hayes RWAL syst...
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L engine VIN: 4B3AG52H41
Thanks to everyone who responded to our request ticket. Almost everyone came up with the same idea, which was to check the #1 injector and see if it was staying open causing fuel to flood the oil and therefore ruin the engine. What we actually found after hour...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11X62
The customer declined repairs,the dealer agreed to buy the van back.I did find the cause,though.P1687 Mic bus lost is unsolved but misfires proved to be from pumped up lifters.Following a suggestion to check for valve recession I found #3 ex held open,100% lea... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304, P1687.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L light on VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
Yes I can finally post a fix. Thank you to all who reponded and I know it was a entry level post but when you are scrammbling for answers from customer stress makes you do wierd things. As was said they Snap On modis was able to retrieve the codes. thank you f...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58SX2
Hey guys, sorry it took so long to get back to you. Just waiting to get a reply back from the customer. She said that the light has not come back on since I had replaced the gas cap. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0456.
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