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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Dash Gauges VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
After degreasing the engine, Dash Gauges work for about ten seconds then drop. Odometer and Trans indicator go blank. Cycling the key brings back tach, speedometer, fuel gage, temperature gauge, odometer and shift indicator. Scanned for codes and recieve P169...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Ventilation mode VIN: 2C8GF68404
Vehicle came in with Auto temp control mode door not moving. Whether in manual or auto mode door/s do not move. Flow is stuck mainly out panel vents. Alldata and Michell are limited as is the Modis. I see 3 actuators on the drivers side and at least the top ...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L shift interlock and windsheild washers VIN: 2C4GM48L65
windsheild washers have power for both front and rear washers off the only pump but we have no grounds for either side. wiring diagram does not show how the ground comes thru the integrated power module, can anyone explain how this works? part 2 shift interloc...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG23X8V
this started about 2 weeks ago. guy drops his truck to get correct sized alternator installed. would not start from parking lot. this thing has fuel and fire, no bent valves detected during cylider leak down test, little better than mediocre compression and sh...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R8V
This vehicle came to the shop with states codes. Problem occures randomly. If I test drive it for several miles, it will act up after about 15 miles of highway driving. Checked wave-form on all injectors and everything looks good, do not see any voltage spikes... Trouble codes: P0204 (Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 4), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected)
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, No Spark VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
Vehicle came in Cranks no-start. Fuel pressure OK - No spark at Plugs - Pulled coil wire at distributor & checked for spark - none - I substituted a GM coil wire I had laying around & I get spark at the dist end of this wire.So I put it in the dist - I still g...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Stall VIN: 1D4HB48D14
Stalls on decel, Intermittent: Hi Dodge people: I have a regular customer with a 04 durango 5.7L that has recently been experiencing a stall after decel. There are no codes and the engine runs very well except for this one very intermittent concern. According...
1985 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 2.1L cylinder head VIN: 1JCBL7824F
I have an 85 Jeep Cherokee 2.1 turbo diesel with a cracked cylinder head...which is seemingly made out of unobtainium. Looking for options here. Engine was fully rebuilt at 120K and in good shape other than the crack which goes from the precombustion chamber t...
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4FY19S9V
car will have no injector pulse, immediately retry to start and starts right up. wait a few minutes and the same problem with happen again. I have tested the map sensor and the tps sensor. anti theft system is always off, aftermarket alarm seems to be working ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G2485SX
Car just bought it and has misfire on cyl #3 compression on cyl 3 145 psi all rest are 145 -150 psi. I checked injectors signal fuound same pattern on all checked current to ignition coil primary circuit found same pattern on 3 coils, this engine has a large c... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cyl. 3)

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1996 Chrysler Intrepid ES 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH56F2T
I have currently check everything anyone can think of that does not require major engine or trans dissasembly. Still have not found the problem.
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L extended crankinhg VIN: 2C3HD46R5X
Thank you to all that replied and offered help and input. The problem ended up being fuel injectors seeping durning a heat soak. I had suspected this after the orignal repair becasue the customer stated he didn't think the hard starting was an issue before t...
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B6HB21Y5R
hi, mike [...], chist both of you hit right on it, it was a wrong cat. they put it on 1 year ago, got the new one put on it fly right though nox went down to 100 , thanks to all of you who post it ,special mike and christ. iatn is the best, wish all of you ha...
1995 Dodge B1500 5.2L Transmission VIN: 2B4HB15Y4S
Thanks for all the responses. I had several good responses for internal work, but since I don't do that. We just installed a reman and sent them happily down the road. I just do not want to worry with the liability of internal work when I do a reman it becomes...
1998 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG22Y6W
Thank you to the four men that took the time to reply to this post. We found that the pcm was failing causing the faults that we were experiencing. How we arrived at this conclusion is as follows. During the test drives this truck would almost always exhibit t...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7KC2664W
Sorry guys. Customer has not yet returned vehicle for further tests. I was hoping to solve this one but customer has stated that he can not miss his truck for one day. He will notify me when he can. I will update this post when that happens. I did receive some... Trouble codes: 1693 (DTC detected in PCM).
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y8R
tried iac motor but did not fix truck. then tried ignition coil fix truck runs great more power than ever before thanks all for your help
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