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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L overheat VIN: 3C4FY48BX4
hey all, heres another chrysler that is having me pulling my hair again. the same local car lot brought me this pt cruiser in for a overheat problem. their tech installed a cooling fan assembly and that did not solve the problem, so i performed a coolant press...
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 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC16X7V
I cant figure this one out at idle this truck seems to have a misfire condition it vibrates like a mug. Misfire counters are 0. I removed belt to rule out fan clutch vibration. Scope looks good on all cylinders. No codes hc's are a little high at idle. st fuel...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2B46P2435W
Here's one to sleep on over the weekend. This mini-van came in from our sister shop in another city. The symtoms are hunting/surging. Idle is normal until closed loop occurs, then it acts like a vacuum leak. The RPM dips until it almost dies and then catches i...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B4JB25Y0X
vehicle came in as a no start condition. found engine full of fuel. drained engine oil and gas from crankcase. tried to access computer, but only will allow intermittently. when accessed will kick me out after ten to fifteen seconds as no comunication. I think...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Blower motor resistor VIN: 2B8GP74LX1
Owner complains of no blower operation except on high speed. The resistor blows its thermal limiter after a number of weeks. The blower motor draws anywhere from 4 amps to an intermittent 16 amp spike on start but if I understand it correctly the motor current...
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 Durango SLT 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS48N32
now that the job is finished, the car starts hard, dies as soon as you take your foot off the gas pedal and sets a fault code p01391 for intermittent loss of cmp or ckp. my question is, do you have to sink the cam and crank sensor when you replace the head gas... Trouble codes: P1391
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...
1989 Plymouth Voyager SE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4FH45K9K
Aloha to you all, This van was given to me after this poor guy threw a bunch of new parts at it with out success. The van has an intermittant surge at idle. It also cuts out without any warning at idle all the way up to 3000+ RPM. One of the things that has me...

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Power Steering Pump VIN: 2C4GM68465
Thanks for all 15 replies in trying to fix this noisey Pacifica.The bottom line is the p\s pump is still excessively noisey after replacing the pump with a new Chrysler unit (warrantied by parts dept),flushed & blew thru the lines (clear),bled system as per TS...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L engine VIN: 1B3ES22C3T
The Neon is finally running. I removed the crank sensor so I could watch crank timing notches as the engine was turned over by hand. I found a rectangular piece of metal stuck beside the third notch of the crankshaft counterweight. We took a [...] screwdriver a...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lights VIN: 1B7K23C8TJ
Had 6 replies, several mentioned the head light switch, 1 the Central Timer Module and 1 the DRL Module. Headlight switch didn't seem to fit as the dash lights stayed on with the switch removed. Vehicle didn't have DRL. As I dug deeper, I found the wire runnin...
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42N2W
Ok folks, first thanks to all who answered, it sometimes take the minds of many to get things done. Now for the problem, it was the PCM as I thought. Just an FYI, again as I thought the signal for the spark and fule/pulse comes from the same place and the only...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L spacer VIN: 1B7KF2365W
It looks like that this spacer is a factory part that can be found on the right side of these trucks. The reason varies for it's use, to cure rubbing, brake pull or just pulling to 1 side for no reason. I took this one out to see what would happen, & it seemed...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, OPACITY AT 50.00MPH VIN: 3B7KF2369Y
thanks so much for the ones that replied, problem was inject cabon build up clean and retest passed. thank you
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KC23ZX2
A lot of the replies I received I had already tried. I did get a few new ideas from some of them but none of them got me anywhere. According to my information the 02 model has bus termination in the PCM and the cluster. I couldn't get any info from any of the ...
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