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1995 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4C3AU52N0S
Vehicle came in for rough idle and hesitation on acceleration (engine rpm under 2000 rpm).did the basic tune up plugs wires rotor cap.Vehicle started fine and performed well on road test.Customer came to pick car up at the end of the day.Vehicle sat outside fo...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L engine VIN: 1C3EL65U41
The customer complaint is that the "engine shakes while cranking" Cranking speed is steady but it does rock fore and aft a little. No mounts appear damaged. It starts right up every time. We replaced the weak battery(8.2v@265lta) and hoped that would address h...
1988 Dodge W250 5.2L Detonation VIN: 1B7JW24Y9J
Hello all. I'm missing the point here, I think the shop is too crazy for me to concentrate. This truck detonates under load (ping, spark knock whatever you prefer). Any similar problems in the archives are closed w/no fix. Lets fix this one! I have verified ba...
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1B7GL26X8K
Hi everybody, this truck came in, and customer says problem just started. It idles rough and stumbles bad. no check engine lite. I lift air cleaner lid and see that one injector doesnt squirt, I spray carb cleaner in tbi and it smooths out and races up fine. w...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 3B7HF16Y3R
vehicle came in for no start determined crank sensor was bad replaced and vehicle started and ran fine at idle but when driving about 25% throttle vehicle cuts out, at full throttle vehicle will take off and go fine until next shift did some checks no codes ex...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP4439W
Hi all, I have a strange problem here. First off, I can only communicate in obd2 mode on the scanner (both a brick and a Genisys) I cannot get into oem mode on either scanner, says no communication. The vehicle has had a ton of parts thrown at it by a previou... Trouble codes: P1495 (LDP Solenoid Circuit)
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HR28Y3X
This is for the Mopar Techs, I have trhis Dodge Durango with a 5.2L, This vehicle came in on Moonday with cose P1494, I followed the schematic from all data and checked TSB's. I replaced the Leak Detection Pump and dove vehicle for about 20 miles all was fine,... Trouble codes: P1494 (leak detection pump switch or mechanical fault)
1999 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4B3AU52N9X
Veh will idle fine. When the engine is revved it will stumble. It acts like it is going lean. Using the Modis checked for codes. None found. Checked the sensor data. All the sensors seem to be within their specified ranges. Checked fuel pressure and volume wit...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD46R2Y
This car will cut out under acceleration. not just a random miss, but more like the entire engine cuts out for a split second. the car idels great. no sign of vacuum leaks. no codes. I thought it might have something to do with the torque converter lockout sel...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L knock/ping VIN: 1B7HF16Y8Y
Vehicle has very bad knock/ping under load and hard accel on highway. TSB stated intake gasket problems. Replace intake gasket, cap and rotor. Vehicle still knocks. Good gas in vehicle. No egr or knock sensor used on this vehicle. Thanks..
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.0L brakes VIN: 1B3EJ46CXY
Thanks for taking a look at this post. I've got a unique brake related problem here. This vehicle came in with brake noise and worn out pads. The noise was intermittent and only during slow braking and also during turning. The sound was something like a rub, l...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2B4GP45R2Y
Anybody has similar problem before. Trouble codes: P0201 (inj 1 contrl CKT fires improperly.)
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, creeping/ high idle VIN: 1B7HG2AN91
This has been a long slog so far, this is the vehicle's last issue... Came in with extremely LOW idle and check engine light. Could only communicate with PCM with key on, would not communicate with engine running. One of the 10 codes was for bank 2 upstream O2...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D34
Hi all hope you can help. I have this Hemi in the shop for a misfire and MIL on. Fuel pressure at idle 60 psi unsure of spec. Cylinder 8 misfire counter rapidly increasing. Checked compression on cyl 8 1 and 5 equal at 150 psi. Tried replacing both plugs in cy... Trouble codes: P0308 (Cyl 8 misfire detected), P0175 (Bank 2/1 rich)
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ58SVC
Have read all previous posts for this issue (code30) and have determined ABS controller to be bad and connector at controller needs replaced also. Wires at radiator are OK. Local dealers can not find part # for that connector however I have read multiple posts...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Temperature gauge VIN: 1J4GZ58S1V
Temp guage on this vehicle is pegged full hot, and CHECK GAUGES lamp is flashing. Does this even at cold start in the morning. Scan tool data shows that PCM is receiving correct data from coolant temperature sensor (ambient temperature at cold start-up, about ...
1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY195XW
Hello PCM is bad. Engine will not start. I know PCM is bad because there is no scanner communication. If I plug another PCM to car communication is ok. My doubt is related to the immobilization system: how to set system in order to use another PCM on this ca...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L system buss VIN: 1J4FF68S7X
HAVE READ OID POSTS AND HAVE TRYED DISCONNECTING ALL SENSORS, CRANK, CAM, O2, TPS, MAP, COOLANT TEMP EVERYTHING WE COULD FIND INCLUDING THE PCM. The buss voltage looks normal at 2.37 volts. Only thing the DRB3 will see is the alarm computer has 2 codes in it o...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Noise
I HATE having to post this under the mis. category but...under moderate to hard braking this jeep emits a "whirring noise" from the center of the dash area[lower]Its not causing any other grief with the vehicle but it sure is annoying!We tore it down to a mino...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GW48582
I am working on HVAC system of this vehicle. It has single zone, manual heat and a/c. By manual I mean that it is not electronic climate control. It uses an electronic blend door actuator. The customer's complaint is that at times he gets little or no heat. He...

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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1C4GP54L7X
Thanks for all the replies, customer has taken vehicle for now, wants to wait until it gets worse. I will post anything else I find at a later date.
2002 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L engine light VIN: 2B3HD56MO2
Thank you all that read and understood my request. As many of you stated the pin and skim are only available thru the dealer or the chrysler website. This customer took the vehicle to the dealer and found out the computer had been replaced once already under w... Trouble codes: P0441.
1992 Dodge W250 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7KM26Z3N
Timming was 10deg. out, and fuel pressure regulator had a crack in the vaccume line going to it. Seemes to have fixed backfire issue, surge is still there. My supervisor wants it back on the line ('its good enough'). Thanks to all of you for your help, feel fr...
1993 Dodge W150 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HM16Y7P
It was a leaking egr valve. The disc has seperated from the shaft snd it was hung wide open. Thanks guys.
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L battery light VIN: 2B3HD46R9W
cleaning of the terminals corrected the problem customer stated problem never reoccured. thanks for the help
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L Stall VIN: 2B6KB31Y51
Customer has picked up van. I cannot get van to stall any more. I drove around for about 30 minutes with scope hooked up and every thing is ok. If it starts stalling again and I find a fix I will post it. Thanks for the replies.
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Hesitation, No Power VIN: 1B7HC16X01
Sorry I've taken so long to reply. I spoke to the dealer about this problem and they suggested I replace the ignition pick-up coil, stating moisture build-up, common problem. Made sense but did not help problem. Customer was very impatient and wanted vehicle b... Trouble codes: P0351 (Primary Ignition Coil CKT).
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L no crank, no start VIN: 1B3EL36X92
well, majority of the responses were dead on. the fix was to replace both the PCM and BCM with new units. JOEL response nailed it! once the used BCM was installed, which was not configured to the vehicle, it conflicted with the PCM and caused it to lock out. t...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L rocker arm #4 VIN: 1D7HU18N13
thanks for the replies. After a closer inspection of the lash adjuster (we dissasembled) we found the internal spring stuck. Installed a new lash adjuster and changed the oil & filter once again. All is now well. We think that the oil change broke some carbon ...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD74223
Hey guys. Thanks for all the helpful replies. Some suggestions were: Worn out engine, Injectors leaking too much on the return side, Battery/starter- engine 'spins' too slow, Fuel gelling. The customer, with 376k miles on it, has decided to not fix it and st...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2D7JB21Z63
thank you for your help, it ended up being an ignition coil, there was spark just weak, found small crack in bottom of coil
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