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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R1T
This vehicle came from another shop. After testing and disconnecting sensors for possible shorts and testing wiring harness for resistance plus shorts. Not sure why but all 3 coil drivers work on ATM testing with scanner. But in when cranking coil drivers 1 an...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L aux ac unit VIN: 2B4GP44R5V
came in for no rear ac, blower works fine found ststem about 1.5 lbs low on freon reserviced with correct amount of r-134, still no cooling. Replace expansion valve still no cooling. also checked the blend door and it was closed to the heater. Performed an inn...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L body VIN: ID7HU18ZX2
hi guys i know im bad at repling but sometimes i forget. ive got the new mitchell and it helps great. ive got this truck with a bad noise drive straight down the road and rock the wheel and you feel a banging noise under the seat. the front end is tight and th...
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3AD56M82
Attention all chrysler techs we need some help on this one. car came in with the above two codes, monitered system. both running at just over 4 volts. replaced both front o2 sensors, no change. ended up replacing pcm w/ a reflash, still no change. pulled upper... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L compressor VIN: 1D7HU18N33
Good morning group. The problem i have this morning is with my personal vehicle. I have an 03 Dodge Ram 1500 that the a/c will not work on if i leave it out in the sun for about 1 hour or more. The compressor will not engage. If i get in it and drive it for ab...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start, no scan data VIN: 3D7KU28C74
Good morning, Please read this whole post before replying. This Ram DROVE into our parking lot on a Friday with the complaint of a check engine light on and when I got to it several days later it was a CRANK-NO-START. I tried to look up the code but our scanne...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L LR wheel sensor VIN: 14GDP24RO4
This van has me. I have a code 14 that wont clear ever. I have 10.5v at the 12v supply but no voltage on the signal wire. I checked continuity from the controler to the sensor and have the same on the R signal wire as the L wire,checked the connector and all s...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ac VIN: 1J4CZ58S9S
Car came in originally with ac not working. We have done many of these jeeps with ac problems. This one had an evaporator leak. evaporator was soaked with dye and leaves. We replaced the evaporator and orifice tube line and accumulator (very rusted). charged s...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L ride control VIN: 1J4FA49S2Y
This Wrangler has developed a severe shimmy at around 50mph. It is intermittent and seems to be set off by small bumps. Once it starts it can get pretty violent- the steering wheel and body really shakes. You need to slow down to around 35 to get it to stop so...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
I am posting this one for one of my co-techs in the shop. This one came to the shop w/ a hard start problem on cold soak. But once it started running it runs fine. No codes and all sensors are on spec. My co-tech replaced the IAC motor cause it won't stay idle...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L intake manifold VIN: 1B7GR14X1J
Hey everyone thanks for all your help. What I ended up finding was I used the end cork gaskets which kept the intake up . So I just used rtv on the ends.Just want to say thanks again for all your input. This is a great site.
1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L starter VIN: JBE3XE74C2
Thanks for the replies. I found that none of the door locks were sending a signal to the alarm ECU when the doors were unlocked. Both of the door locks had the wiring laying loose inside the doors. I repaired the wiring and the vehicle is repaired.
1995 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GH253XS
Customer took vehicle, hasn't returned. I would like to fix this one, but we haven't heard from the guy that owns the vehicle
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L3T
Thanks to all who replied! Sorry for the delay in posting the fix. Because our inability to flash chrysler pcm we send it out on the dealer. It was exactly right that the pcm is bad. Dealer replaced it and it start and runs fine. I really appreciate the time a...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L lights VIN: 2C3HH46R7X
Well thanxs for te replies all are good helps to think better with other input, however I checked the harness on back of engine, disconnected the ingnition switch and still lights would flash on and off very rapidly faster than a anti theft problem then stay o...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Headlight VIN: 1B7KF23Z81
I am going to close this as not fixed but I will get to it. A day after I posted this help request my customer who ownes this truck and is also a friend, died with his 3 kids in a house fire. Thanks guys for the good info. I will post the fix when I get back t...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Starter VIN: 1B4HS28N01
It's been three weeks since I Checked the connections on the trans and computers and the problem has not resurfaced, but it was intermittant to begin with so only time will tell if the problem was connection related. I received 5 replies with some good informa...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP74L41
sorry guys i don't have a fix just yet, i'm waiting for another shop to reflash may pcm, i figure it's worth triing before i buy an 600.00 pcm. Trouble codes: P0601.
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R55
Yes, I found the problem, there was a bad connection in the wiring harness. I repaired all three wires to selonoid and rerouted it. Thanks, Eric Trouble codes: C00DE, 499 (evap system checked power and ground in circuit to solenoid).
1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FJ28P2V
sorry i took so long to reply customer finally stoped in after two missed appointments customer did not want to fix but most replies where for the crank sensor.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N1X
well i did not hook up a lab scope to the crank sensor, seeing how it was only $30 bucks, so i put one in last night and drove the truck for a long time and had no problems, so i'm going to call this one a fix. thanks for the help. shawnone
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