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1988 Chrysler New Yorker 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C31234358
this New Yorker will start, but will not run. no power and have to feather the gas to even keep it running, customer says car ran perfect before it was stolen, no damage found.. just radio removed, fuel presure was at 40 psi so replaced the pump and now have 4...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L limp mode only after warm VIN: 3C3EL45X3T
Hello everyone! Thsi vehicle come in with complaint of no shift after warm - let vehicle cool down and drove- was fine until it got warm. Drove back to shop and check for any trans codes - none found -any help would be appriciated -as im not too familiar with ...
1990 Dodge D250 5.9L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1B7KE2686L
Hello, all. This Canadian pickup has daytime running lights which are inoperative. Checked all fuses in the fusebox first, all ok. My Mitchell has no info regarding DRL, and a tech friend from another shop tells me his Alldata also shows nothing. Can anyone he...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L governor pressure sensor VIN: 3B7HC13Y2T
We have a hard code 1762.Sets as soon as you start the truck.Ran flow chart and it says the problem is not there. clear code and start while monitoring gov. signal at pcm(.64v) code sets and goes to limp. Replaced gov.pressure sol.,sensor and solenoid pack.Tri...
1996 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES67C4T
Hello; Thanks in-advance for looking into my current situation. Subject is one '96 Dodge Neon. Used car traded-in at dealership. car was "driven" in. Went through the rigourous detail process, Made it to the Line, then pushed back, won't run. Basic engine mech...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B3ES47Y2W
hey fellow techs,I have problem with a neon that I can,t seem to figure out,vehical came in a month ago with no cooling fan operation,I checked fans and circuits and replaced fan control relay and all was fine.customer came in yesterday with check engine light...
1998 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22Y7W
codes 301,308,300 keep returning, watching misfire counter for cyl1&cyl8 both register misfires and cyl 8 is 3times faster. misfire is more prominent in gear at idle and disappears when @ cruise. Trouble codes: P0301, P0308, P0300
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25B92
I have this van that will die on the road intermittently. I scanned it for codes and there none. I just drove it around the block and it stalled. When it stalls and you go to start it there is no crank. It is completely dead. The dash guages come on and the he...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.3L Steering VIN: 2B4GP74L72
We have this customer with a Caravan which he claims has two problems I have not experienced either. Problem #1 when cold or just starting in the morning may not have power steering for a few seconds then it will start to work fine . Problem #2 a popping noise...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1D7HA16N0Y
this might be one for all the dodge gurus. i have a 2004 dodge 1500 pick up with a 4.7l, its a local car lot vehicle it came in with the oil pressure guage dropping out, customer request to have new oil pump installed, declined diag. i installed a new oil pump...
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L bump in frt end VIN: 1B3EL36X74
This noise can be felt though the left side floor board. When car is moving, you can turn steering wheel to the left then when you turn back to the right is when you feel & hear a thump in the left floor board. Cannot find anything loose or worn. Will not make...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78L3K
This jeep came in on the hook with a no start.First checked spark (none),injector pluse (none), fuel pressure, good at 37lbs. Has 3/4 tank of gas.After many hours of testing I have determind that the injectors do not fire while cranking but only light off when...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L misfire VIN: IJ4GZ278Y6
also have a coolant sensor bad light on. changed coolent overflow and engine temperature sensors and still have a light come on. the light doesn't stay on for long just a couple of minutes and than it goes off, but comes on again later.

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1973 Chrysler New Yorker 7.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: CS23T31517
Good morning to all, Once again I am impressed with the quick support offered here. Kent, Gene and Richard had the best explanation of the system and brought a clear undersanding to the system, the insight from all that responded will be helpfull also. In shor...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
I unpluged wiring harness from ECM to CAm and CRANK sensors. Inspected the harness front to back inside and out for green loose conections, anything out of the ordinary. Found nothing reattched everything went to hook up battery and sparks were a flying. Alten... Trouble codes: 1391 (intermitten loss of cam and crank).
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Blower mtr,wipers,radio, power windows VIN: 2C8GP74L92
Thanks for all the replies. I opened the wire loom under the battery and found the corrosion had wicked about 2 feet into the loom. I cleaned and neutralized the acid, seperated the wires, but did not find any shorted. Some of the insulation was discolored and...
1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L valve body VIN: 2B4GP4532T
thanx to everyone for thier help, extra thanx to ron, explained later models had all plastic balls, so not that critical where i put the single one but also explained where it should have been. back together working fine.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L cooling and heating system VIN: 2B6HB11Y7X
thanks for the repies guys, finally took the heater box out and confirmed doors and actuators were ok, re-instaled still no heat, built a y pipe with a flow meter on it and force fed the heater system after extended flushing, after about an hour of run up it f...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L control head VIN: 2B3HD46R83
Two replies mentioned battery issues. This was a good clue. I talked with the customer and she said the car had the original battery and that she had had no battery problems, but would go ahead and replace the battery herself. I don't know when I will see her ...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW4856Y
Thanks for all the good input. Many guys mentioned the weak valve springs that these engines seem to develop. I checked the valve springs , they were all good. I also did a leakdown test/ compression test and all were good. I also rotated the valves as per the...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GW48S73
Well sometimes we can create more problems than solve. After smoke testing this unit we never removed the smoke machine. If it is hooked to the evap port it will set a small leak code. After removing the smoke machine and running the monitor it would pass ever... Trouble codes: P0456.
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