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1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R6W
Fuel and Speedometer go dead and after awhile the odometer reads No Bus. We have been able to get codes 1698 No Bus message from BCM, and 1716 No communication with PCM. This happens intermittently. My tech had it happen yesterday, he went through the diagnost... Trouble codes: P1698 (pcm mil request), P1716 (tcm no communication with pcm)
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Cluster VIN: 1C3EL56U31
The gauges stop working intermittenly. When the cluster does not work, I get a Message (The MIC has No Response). The DRBIII can't ID or communicate with the PCM. I can't read any codes or data. The car runs well. Also, I did the BUS test and the (Plus BUS Sig...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52HX1
HELLO FOLKS , I have a good one here for you, i pulled a code of a po403 , I really do not have a diag info for this car, we can clear the code and run the car but as soon as we shut the car off and restart the code comes back , any info would be helpful , tha... Trouble codes: P0403 (exhuast gas recirclation control circuit)
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4GP44G4W
My O2 reading on the upstream 02 starts on a cold engine at .41v, start it up and after about 30 seconds it goes to 0.00v and stays there and since this is flex fuel it thinks it has ethanol based off 02 reading and really dumps the fuel to it, ST being 25% an...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R42
We're trying to repair this vehicle for another shop so we can't spend excessive time. Dtc P0325(knock sensor #1 circuit) We sold the shop an updated Pcm because of the intermittant condition([...]-017-03). Vehicle can sit and idle all day long without th... Trouble codes: P0325
1993 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.2L Knuckle VIN: 1J4GZ88Y9P
Upon inpection of front brakes for noise we found the pads worn down very unevenly and deep grooves worn in the steering knuckles where the brake pads rest keeping them from sliding evenly. I've never ran into one this bad before have any of you? I'm suspectin...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transmission VIN: 1J4GZ58S7S
Noise similar to a torque converter bolt hitting the engine-trans plate, but no sign that the bolts are actually rubbing. Seems louder on initial start-up. Could a torque converter cause this noise? Noise does go away at times. Transmission works fine, otherwi...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L no dash lights VIN: 1J4GZ58S7V
Hey guys, I hope someone has info for me. This customer replaced an aftermarket radio with another aftermarket radio. Now there is no instrument cluster lights, gauges, window operation, etc. Scanner doesn't communicate with cluster or body controls. Cluster i...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L electronic governor VIN: 1J4GZ58S0V
Bear with me fellow techs, I usually deal with driveability so I'll do the best I can. this jeep has been just about everywhere. it came to me after the original owner got so fed up with it he just gave it to the tech who had been working on it. what happens i...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N5Y
This customer complained of a strong fuel smell after filling up the vehicle. Upon inspection I found a stain trail leading from the fuel pump module area. Remove tank and found the sealing ring (big plasitic nut) deformed. Removed sealing ring and gasket and ...

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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2C3EL56T1R
1ST I want to thank everyone that helped with this weird problem turns out that there was more than 1 good answer this vehicle had multiple problem.Plugs and wires and coil pack fix the backfiring problem.Also found some corrosion at the transmission connector...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L governor pressure sensor VIN: 3B7HC13Y2T
Gov. pressure volts on the scanner was reading .80 volts.Volt meter back probed at pcm was correct. After numerous test I lab scoped the sensor ground and found some noise on the pattern.Diagram showed that sensor ground was common for all sensors. Unpluged on...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Instrument Cluster, Radio VIN: 1B4GT54L5V
Once again thanks to all who replied. Problem was indeed a bad instrument cluster.
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L starter
Wow thanks for all the quick and accurate replies!! 15 of 18 said starter... 1 ign. switch ...1 fuel pump ...1 wiring... Fuel pump wins !! ..Replaced with NAPA rebuilt been fine since...I know to some it seemed like a no brainer (one in particular thought it w...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Evap leak VIN: 1B4GP24371
The offending part is the LDP (Leak Detection Pump) vent valve. It had a pinhole leak in the diaphram and would loose it's seal. As a result, the vent valve was obviously not sealing the system as tightly as it should have. I was a little gun-shy to pull the t... Trouble codes: P0456 (Very small evap leak).
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L wheel sp sensor VIN: 2B4GP44RO2
The problem ended up being the 12v supply wire to the left rear ABS sensor was shorting out. The short was in the very left rear of the vehicle. The harness goes from the middle around to where it goes in the floor just above the sensor. It was touching the ed...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Heater Motor VIN: 2P4GP44R1T
Hi Everyone, Well we ended up sending this one back to the dealer after checking the fan resistor and even tried a second fan relay borrowed from another van that had no problems. The owner phoned ysterday and told me the dealer fixed the problem with a third ...
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