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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3ED46F3R
Greetings all and happy holidays. This one is a bit strange, but perhaps someone has seen this before. The customer states that he has had an intermittent cranks but no start for quite some time in this vehicle. All he has to do, however, is turn off the key...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L battery VIN: 3C3EL55H4V
I need help on this sebring convertible,the vehicle has a .390 A draw,if I unplug no.5 fuse in the fuse box inside the car,the draw drops to .015.I have unplugged illumination relays,radio,compass,inst.cluster,air bag module,seat belt module.vanity lights,chec...
1988 Dodge Caravan 2.5L starts and dies VIN: 2B4FK21K3J
At ambiant temperatures below 30 degrees f. engine will start run for 30 seconds to a minute and die. the engine will start right back up. the warmer the temp the longer the engine runs. does not make a difference if the block heater is plugged in or not. last...
1992 Dodge Ram 50 2.4L clutch pedal freeplay VIN: JB7F124W8N
truck came in 4 mos. ago for clutch problems. installed rebuilt clutch set and new clutch cable had decent freeplay when it left shop. came back within 3 weeks for clutch problems. pulled trans again, disk and pressure plate showed signs of overheating. instal...
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7FL26XXN
this truck came in complaining of a stall.I checked cap and wires found corosion replaced,fuel filter blocked.test drove ran fine, shipped it . came back today customer says when first start cold acts up backfires.i tried it today did it for me. sounds like ti...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L heat VIN: 1B4HS28N8Y
I have looked in the IATN techmail history for similar problems and followed the given suggestions. Durango 4.7 liter has very acceptible heat at times and will fade to very little after driving for half hour to 45 minutes on highway. There is no rear heater o...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1B4HS28Z01
Vehicle belongs to another tech i know. He purchased a vehicle from auction. The transmission had been removed and taken apart. Parts were left in the truck. He normally doesn't work on transmissions so he had the transmission rebuilt at a transmission rebuild...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L heater case VIN: 3D7HA18N42
when in heater mode, starts blowing cold from both driver vents. single system setup - not dual. removed dash anr replaced heater core, worked properly for a few days and started blowing cold again from driver vents. swapped blend door actuator with other actu...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11X32
starts and runs good, when driving has intermittent engine jerk usually under load; installed scan tool no codes found ,while on road test unit jerked and i noticed all sensors on data stream went blank and fuel system went into open loop,this problem only occ...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Head gasket sealing VIN: 1D7HA18N73
Good evening all. This 2003 Dodge pick-up with a 4.7L with 120,000 miles on it is back in our shop after replacing both head gaskets about 6 months ago. We used aftermarket head gaskets with that first job. The heads were shaved at that time. Now it comes in a...
2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L dash lights VIN: 1B3EL46R64
Was trying to hook a scan tool to this car, DRBIII, the scan tool asks for a double ended connector, which we have, you are supposed to hook it to the OBDII connector and a square Mitsubishi connector, trouble is I can not find the second Mitsubishi connector ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D7HU18M94
After recent tune-up truck came back in with complaint of stall when coming to a stop. Scanned for codes (none) Iac motor working normal, number would increase or decrease accodingly to desired idle. After test driving and not being able to duplicate complaint...

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1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56F0T
thanks to all the replies i changed the map sensor and car is fixed thank you all
1992 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2B4GH45R4N
Great help out there. With all the problems with this vehicle it does not help to add them. YES, the stranded cam sensor part number PC59 was the culprit. After reading so many posts on this problem I replaced the crank sensor as well. Chrysler sensor come wit...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L into first VIN: 1B3HD46T5S
thnx to all that have replied, i am going to service this the trans once again and put upgraded fluid in it and see how she goes. i appreciat all that replied, i will be contacting local trans shop for estimate on overhaul verses another vehicle. this website ...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Gauges VIN: 2B4GP45G2Y
First I'd like to thank all of you who took the time to reply to our post. I apoligize for not getting back to everyone sooner but as you all know this was not a quick fix & I wanted to make sure the problem was resolved. The fix ended up being a faulty PCM. I...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Flywheel flex plate VIN: 3B7HF13Z91
thanks to all for your help. the flexplate is on national back order and still waiting for the part. alot of the info was useful and will take up on your sugestions. i will keep all of you guys updated on this truck. once again thanks to all that replied. ma...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7HU18N22
well the fix was to remove the cylinder heads, both of them and replaced the head that was leaking and machine the head on the other side. warpage from being to hot was the closest we came to for a reason, but the customer had never seen it overheat in the pas...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L RF suspension
The fix was to replace the stabilizer end links. Thanks for the help everybody. The replies led me to a quick repair that could have cost me a lot of time. Thanks again.
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S83
I was pulling my hair out with this one . . . I believed it was an intake or exh.manifold leak, althought I could not hear an exh.manifold leak and the intake was sprayed with carb clean with no change in idle or o2 readings... My theory was the rear exh.manif... Trouble codes: P0174 (2/1 fuel system lean).
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Blend Doors VIN: 1J8GW68J23
Thank you most of all to Daniel from King's Auto in Raleigh NC.!! He called me about 15 minutes after I had posted the help request and told me about the offending nut that is directly above the steering column. It's an 8mm nut (13mm socket) you have to feel f...
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