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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HD56F1R
will not start if left over night(outside)-10 C ,would crank o.k and fire for a second and then just continue to crank and not start,throttle to floor would not help.if continue to crank it would backfire thru the intake and exhaust(like timing jumping around)...
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, hard start VIN: 2C3HG46R8X
this is a county car and is abused runn threw muddy gravel roads beleave it has many drivers thanks in advance for any info towed in high idle and check engine light on has p0172 and 175 found several vacuum ports blown off put back on idles back down replaced... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Gauges, Lighting VIN: 3C8FY68B02
This vehicle has an instrument panel that goes dead intermitantly. The interior lights are also inoperative during failure. On three occasions the instrument panel began working during testing. We returned the vehicle to the customer and asked her to return if...
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L bcm VIN: 2B4FP2535W
I have this 98 Caravan in the shop, determined it needed a BCM to fix the inoperative wipers. We found a used one and installed it and all was good except for the ABS light was on. Strange thing is it has no ABS! I figured since everything else seemed to work ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18D74
Customer dosen't want to go to the dealer unless he absalutely has to. Alldata says the PCM must be reflahed when the EGR valve is changed, which I can't do. Customer wants to know if this is necessary or if I can just change the valve and send him on his way.... Trouble codes: P0406
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L inop VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
I have a Jeep Grand cherokee that came in with no cruise. I ran all the tests per ALLDATA and found the cruise switch bad, replaced and cruise worked for 3 days. Retest all componets and all pass. I noticed that there is no input to the cruise servo from compu...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Front axle seal VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
This is a dana 30 160mm front differential. Customer's complaint is right side axle seal leaking. Seal has been replaced several times before coming to us. Only the right side leaks. No visible cause for this failure is present. Diff case was replaced when cor...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L whistle VIN: 1J4GW48522
Someone out there must have had this problem before. This Jeep (6cyl) whistles from the intake. It is a high pitch whistle. After highway run or open throtle run, let off the gas and it will start whistling. Just touch the throtle and it will stop. If you let ...

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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L sticking throttle VIN: 1X58945444
Talked to customer today who stated carpet was replaced 2 weeks ago . This is a police car equiped with lots of extra wires and one of the wires was wrapped around steering u-joint and when you would turn to the right wire would wrap tight pulling wire behind ...
2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2C3HD36M73
Fixed it! Had 4 excellent replies that, while not exactly dead on, got us in thinking in the right direction. Nick and Wayne both mentioned flywheel/bolt problems, Kevin suggested a harmonic balancer, and Ramon suggested possible engine damage due to sludge bu...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, creeping/ high idle VIN: 1B7HG2AN91
Final Diagnosis was bad PCM although I never got to fix it. The top 'channel' of the IAC valve was high with no stepping. All other channels would step. I found a temp fix which ended up being permanent from my end. I wedged a piece of vacuum tubing in the IAC...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Temperature gauge VIN: 1J4GZ58S1V
Well I received seven replies and six of them mentioned that the temp guage has a sending unit located on the left rear of the cylinder head. On this particular vehicle, there was no plug nor connector in that area. And checking the schematic on Alldata, on th...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58Y9V
Thanks to all who offered help.THe IAC counts were higher than some of you said they should be.Also one of you said if the IAC was silver then replace it. I did and the daeler replacment was black.I then reset all adaptive memory and gave the vehicle several r...
1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY195XW
It is clear for me now: considering the hints I received the only way of replacing the original car ECM is buying a uncoded new unit (because the immobilizer coding). Just dealer will be able to code it for that particular car using factory supplied car data. ...
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