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1996 Chrysler Intrepid ES 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH56F2T
this vehicle has a missfire/backfire under load only after it warms up. It can be reproduced while brake torquing the engine, at about 1500 RPM. No computer codes scan data looks fine. Fuel trim is not excessive. O2s look fine. Sync is present. Injector on tim...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L heater VIN: 2C3ME66G3X
Good morning everyone. I have a 99 300m that came in for an a/c problem. After checking it out we determined that the evaporator was leaking. We sold the job and started removing the dash. In the mean time the customer came by and said the the heater core was ...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L No Start, no crank VIN: 1C4GT64L5X
Hey guys, I have this 1999 town & country that has shown up on the hook 3 times.The first time it was a no crank/no start with a no response from pcm code,I replaced the pcm with a chrysler reman and all was well.Two weeks later one of our guys tows it in agai...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G23
Hi,Car comes in with Mil ON with P0304 cylinder 4 misfire. Scan test only cylinder 4 misfire only at idle. I replace spark plug and wire set, still the same, because is fuel returnless system, possible dirt get trap at the end, flush fuel injector with chemica... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1997 Dodge Neon 2.0L no start cold VIN: 1P3ES47Y7D
Hi , I could use a little info on this neon. No start cold. When cold the scanner gives a reading of 221 deg F.The IAT sensor showed 63 deg F. Has spark and injector pulse. 45 lbs fuel pressure. If I spray carb cleaner into throttle body it will eventually sta...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF22Z5W
i need help with this one. truck came to me with a complaint of misfires cold,runs fine hot. customer also said had a no start 2 times always started after a tow. he seemed to blame problem on previos repair of intake gasket(don't they always)I drove truck for...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L tcc VIN: 1B4HS28Z6X
This truck came in to have the torque converter replaced. I started looking into it and found gov. pressure jumping all over so I replaced it and did a trans service. It now shifts fine until you hit lock up. It goes in and out of lock up while you are cruisin...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC12Y9X
This is my neighbor's truck, he says that after the vehicle is warm it will stall on him, driving or idling & won't restart but cranks fine. It did die once on me but as soon as I cranked it again, it fired right up. The owner also stated that when this does...
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
1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L engine VIN: 2BC0V8138J
I have a customer with an 1988 Jeep Wrangler with a blown engine. He is begging me to convert the vehicle to a fuel injected 4.0.. If anyone has any advice or precautions regarding this procedure please let me know.
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Heater Motor VIN: 2P4GP44R1T
Hi Everyone, This Voyager has been giving us fits! Came in originally with the heater motor not working, however, if you wiggle the ignition switch towards start position while the van is running the heater motor comes on and runs normally. We suspected the Ig...

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1993 Dodge Daytona Iroc R/T 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3XW64A1P
Thanks to all , with info on this rare bird. turned out be a crankshaft sensor cutting out under high rpm changes. was able to locate one pretty easily, vehicle works great after all the repairs and diagnosing. delivered, customer very happy. heads did have cu...
1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, No communication VIN: 3B3ES47C2S
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was the engine control module. I called the Dodge dealership and they say this engine control module was discontinued. Installed a used one. Key on, engine off MIL light came on. Thing started right up.
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B4JB25Y0X
the fix ended up being a warranty computer from chrysler. the vehichle was towed to the dealer and the customer informed us that it fixed the problem and runs fine. thank you for all your help
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46ROX
Got some good information, but it just came into back into the shop today and I am not going to get it fixed in time. But will update you later. Just about everybody said timing chain failure are common with this engine. The engine does make noise when running...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B8HS58N52
HELLO all the great techs that took the time to reply to me. Sounds like the IDLE AIR CONTROL motor is the most likely problem, but unfortunatly the customer hasn't come back for me to tackle the problem so I don't know what the fix is yet, so I'll let you kno...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L rear axle VIN: 3D7MU48C33
Thanks guys for all the help. While I have been doing this work for over 35 years sometimes everybody needs a second opinion or somebody to jog your memory or good sense. All of you had good ideas on what could have been the problem and I was just about to che...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1D7HA16N0Y
I would like to thank everone that relpied to me. I found that the pick up tube was still sludged. It turn out that the lack of maint has ruined the main bearing and is the cause of no oil pressure. anain thanks to everyone.
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S31
Jeep is fixed. I tried a new computer didn't fix nothing.Installed new tps and iac motor didn't fix anything. Installed new cam & crank sensor,map sensor still no go.I Installed new and correct sparkplugs w/plug boots FIXED.Thanks for the replies.
1989 Plymouth Voyager SE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4FH45K9K
Aloha form Hawaii, Thank you all for responding with all the great advice and things to look for. After double checking everything and going through the wire harness wire by wire I found nothing wrong; no corrosion, opens, shorts, or trouble codes. Then we hoo...
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