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1995 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L dash instrementaion, transmission shifting VIN: 2C3HH46F0S
intermittent dash gauge & warning lights operation, when everything quits then the transmission will only go into first gear.
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Stall, no communications w/ VIN: 3C3EL55H7T
Hi fellow techs, I hope someone has an idea where to go from here. The customer jump started anouther car with this one and when he was done his car stalled. It would restart but would stall after a second or two. At this time the car runs with a valet key( he... Trouble codes: P1695
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C46PS4L7T
Van came in on a hook. Battery dead and no start. Jumped and engine cranks. Engine tries to start but won't. Found no spark to 2 plugs. Replaced coil now have spark to all plugs but still won't start. I have 1.5 inches vacuum while cranking and HC is 179,000 ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L air temperature VIN: 2C4GP44G21
Van was brought in with a complaint of warm/hot air blowing out of the driver's side vents while cold air blows out of the passenger's side vents and cold air blows out of rear a/c when it is on. The van does have dual zone climate control & it previously had ...
1997 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L alt. no charge VIN: 1B7MF36D9V
Customer complains of no speedometer reading and no overdrive. I figured the problem to be VSS. Customer brought truck to shop with dead batteries, I charged them and did a charging system check. No alt. output. Hooked scanner to 16 pin connector and found no ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Ignition Switch VIN: 3B7KF26D7W
Hello Mopar techs: Are you all alcoholics yet? I'm going to be soon if I keep getting all these Chryslers in my GM shop. This Ram diesel truck will not shut off the engine at times. The key will physically move as it should, but the engine still runs, accessor...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L door locks VIN: 1B4GT74L4X
The lady who owns this van claims if she drives around long enough the interior lighs will come on and the door locks will cycle on and off constantly for about 10 miniutes and then act normal. Her husband said if he drives it down the highway for about an hou...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HF13Z8X
Customer said milage went from 14--15 down to 11--12 He did change tires from factory 245"s to 265's which is 1.2" taller. can this cause milage drop of this kind or any other ideas would help.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L insturment cluster VIN: 3B7KF23681
hi everyone. i am usually giving help but now i need some. i have a 2000 dodge ram 2500 4x4 5.9l diesel that came in. vehicle runs good and is in good shape. the problem is that the odometer is flashing no bus and all lights in dash are on. i am having a hard ...
2002 Dodge Neon 2.0L Parasitic Draw VIN: 1B3E546C02
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 02 Neon in that we had in one week ago for a dead battery. I charged the battery, found it weak at best and replaced it. We also checked for parasitic draw and found it under 10 miliamps. The a...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7MU48C74
We need some help with this cummins. The story is the truck ran fine till it was jump started, now it won't start. the guy who jumped it swears he did it properly. When I try to scan it, I can't communicate with the engine controller, but I can with the body, ... Trouble codes: J1850 (loss of j-tec comm)
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L re-engineer VIN: 1D7HU18D44
Howdy all, Dodge folks, I need a hand. This 2004 pickup landed in my lap. At some point in the past, someone saw fit to install a complete engine in this truck, I can only assume it was used. After some searching it has been determined that this engine is fro...
1991 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3CS44RXM
when the car came in it would't run at all now after replacing the smoked pcm and the mpi relay it will run only after toucching momentary power to the red wire at the mass air flow sensor or the red wires at the mpi relay.the mpi relay wires that are to be ho...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S5Y
hello, this jeep is aggravating me. it came in with the aforementioned codes. tr sensor should be replaced as reverse lights inop, customer declines. purge cv not getting power, customer declines further diag there. which brings us to pertinent issue. while si... Trouble codes: P0132, P0141, P0443, P0705
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No fuel pump,injectors,batt/fuel guages VIN: 1J4FF48S21
Greetings group! They say that the road to hell is paved with good intentions- and as mechanics we all know that this is true. A good fried called me Sunday afternoon. His wife had just given birth to their firstborn on Saturday- a little girl. He was trying t...
1989 Plymouth Voyager SE 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2P4FH45J7K
Customer performed tune-up because of a hesitation on acceleration. Problem still there after plugs, wires, cap, rotor and fuel filter. Brought to our shop. Scanned code 54 for fuel sync signal missing. Lab scoped injectors, distributor signal. All looked ok. ... Trouble codes: 54 (fuel sync signal missing)
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L climate control VIN: 2P4GP44R8W
i have this caravan with lights blinking on the heater contorls. i searched previous fixes and found the procedure for recalibrating the a/c system. when i do that it won't finish the calibration. all the blend doors move and it goes hot and cold but the a/c l...

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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Electronic VIN: 4C3AU52N2T
Hi All, First I want to thank all those who replied. I went to the local Chrysler dealer and obtained a wiring diagram. I found that the B+ going to the solenoids from the transmission was the problem. B+ going to the solenoids is controlled by a relay. I foun...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L0T
Thank you for all who responded. It came down to 3 items(ECU, Coil, and Crank sensor. I took ECU off and had it tested, results were it was fried beyond repair. Took to dealer to program ECU, turned key and fired up. Thanks again for all the responses.
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Stall VIN: 1C4GP64L3W
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix for this van. I replaced the crank sensor as many stated was the likely culprit, however the problem remained. Others thought the ECM was causing the stall, and I agree. I sent the van away with a frustrated customer, to se...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, lacks power on accel VIN: 3C8FY68B22
Well I feel like a horse's ass. After testing and re-testing sensors as per Mitchell On-Demand, being directed to a faulty PCM which I found difficult to believe and refused to even try, I went back to the basics. What could cause the pre and post cat conv. O2...
1989 Dodge Dynasty LE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3BC5634K
Well this car fixed, We definetly missed the simple and obvious, one guy replied, sorry I didn't remember your name but it was the rotor, after closer inspection there was a tiny crack on the inside of the rotor which went directly to the center which has a me...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B46P4539W
Thanks to James [...]. The problem was in fact a failed instrument cluster. I am not sure of the exact nature of the failure, but it must be some kind of short which pulls a voltage/amperage signal out of the BCM/PCM which is otherwise used to...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Oil pressure VIN: 1B4HR28N71
A big thanks to all that took the time to help. A lot of good advice was given in the posts. Alot of the items mentioned were checked, and checked again. The client got to the point where they just wanted the light out even though I really wanted to get to t...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44382
Well , after tearing my hair out and talking to a few people we decided the PCM had failed. While backprobing the coil signal line at the PCM with my handy dandy MODIS I found the signal to be very erratic when the van wouldnt start. The voltage line would jus... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition primary circuit 1), P0352 (ignition primary cir. 2), P0353 (ignition primary cir. 3).
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L t-case VIN: 1J4FA59S3Y
Removed transfercase and split cases. Found chain blue and having alot of play in it. This was an extended warranty deal and the adjuster decided to go with a new transfer case. Thanks for all the help!!
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