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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F5V
Car towed in. Cranks strong, no MIL light, blown fuse ("B" 20 amp supplies ASD relay) in power dist center under hood only when cranking. Replaced fuse and substituted ASD relay, still blows fuse only when cranking. Wire from ASD relay (Green/orange) goes to P...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R12
this is a fleet vehicle whith excellant maint. history.problem is most evident when cold - open loop.major tip-in hesittation and is progressivly getting hot idle running ext. rich left bank only.performed smoke test for vac leaks-none found.injector ... Trouble codes: P0174
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Low Power output VIN: 3D7KS28C35
I purchased this 2005 5.9 H.0. Cummins Truck as a repossesion from the Dealer's Auto Auction. Someone had apparently put gasoline in the diesel tank, and it had been dissasembled by the dealer. One piston had a hole burned through it, and was replaced, the ent...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S7T
I have done all of the things listed below as well as cleaned all major grounds, changed battery terminals, changed the autoshutdown relay, tapped on the computer, checked all connections to computer. The problem seems to return no matter what i do sometimes 5...
1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L coil VIN: 1P4GH54R3P
this van dies while driving. it is very hard to duplicate and always restarts imeidiatly. found no codes for crank or cam signal loss. checked wirring under batt from pdc. have seen problems from batt. acid leaking on wires in problems found. checked p...

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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Stall VIN: 2C3L56TXRH
Thanks for all the replies. Several for iac problem which was good and several for the crank sensor. Tony from Maine wins with the use of a lab scope to ck for a hashy signal from the crank signal. New sensor did the trick. Way to go Tony!!! Thanks!
1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L engine VIN: 1C4GT64L8W
thanks for all the good information. the problem was the a/c compressor it is locking up at start up and causing the belt to glaze
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Stall VIN: 2C8GP64L43
Well, like the majority said, cleaning carbon seemed to be the main problem. I used the MV4 motorvac cleaner and really cleaned the throttle body. I also used a soft baby bottle brush and this took care of it. I actually got out a HUGE chunk of carbon. Thank...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L acc. drive belt VIN: 1B4GH54L4X
thanks to all who replied. we went with factory idler and tensioner and drove about 170 miles. customer left with the vehicle 2 days ago and so far all is well. knock [...]. this is my 1st help request and i am most impressed. thanks again...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7KB31Z4X
Customer decided to wait and see if problem gets worse. I appreciate the 3 replies that I did get, but I still don't know anymore than I did. If anyone has any other thoughts, please let me know. Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP purge solenoid control circuit), P0505 (IAC motor circuit).
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L hard start VIN: 1J4GW48S21
Thanks for all of the help. I believe that this vehicle needs a fuel pump module but the customer has decided to drive it with the hard start condition. Wish that he would let me replace it to know for sure but his decision. Thanks again for all of the advice.
1998 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L fans VIN: 2P4FP25B3W
Thanks for replies fix was battery acid had got to wiring harness about eight inches behind ac relay repaired wires and replaced relay simple rite thanks for putting me in the right direction
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