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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L EATX Controller VIN: 2C4GP54L31
Hello all, and thanks in advance for your assistance. I had this vehicle come in last week in limp-in mode with the MIL illuminated. I retrieved p0700 from the ecm, but when I attempted to get codes from the EATX, I had no communication. I then tried abs, sir,...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B7HF13Z1T
Please help!!! Dodge trans guys. TCC is being commanded on and off creating a surge while driving at about 45 - 55 mph. RPMs do change and TCC does engage and disengage. Replaced TPS, Reprogram PCM and did drop the trans pan and inspect. No metal but did find ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7HF13Z2V
Truck surges 600-1200rpm in park and in gear less of a surge. The intake was cleaned and iac was replaced the repair was great for about 2 months it. I cleaned the throtle body and cleared apaptives this fixed the problem for about 2 weeks. Last time the truck...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L goes into limp in mode VIN: 1B3EJ56H8Y
vehicle came from another shop that replaced the input speed sensors, we replaced the out put sensor,(just because we have seen so many go bad!) we also through a crank shaft sensor at it. problem still came back. po725 engine speedsensor circuit, we tightened...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23681
hello tech never had to use this be for have 2000 r2500 diesel in shop 5.9l and can not get my scaner will not working on this truck cheked all fuse and i do not have drb to do the test to check pcm and ecm well checked ground shorts and found none at pcm oe e... Trouble codes: 1694 (no bus messages receved frome companion module)
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
Hi all. This car comes into my shop with multiple problems. Missing, cuting off, no power under load and a check engine light on. We find out the cat. converter on the left side is broken and pluged. Codes stored for missfires and cam and crank sensors aslo co... Trouble codes: P0351 (coil 1 intermit. failure), P1351 (cam and crank sensor intermit. failure)
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L tilt column lever VIN: 3D7MU48C54
Hello again all. I need to remove the lower steering column shroud to access the wiring for the multi function switch, but the tilt column lever prevents this. I see no clip, screw or other attatchments so how does that lever come off? Thanks in advance, Brian
2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Crankshaft front seal VIN: 1B3EL46X65
O.K. We inhereted this from another shop. This car has had the crank seal replaced at least twice at another shop, the last time they repaired it they told the customer that there was excessive crankshaft endplay, which was most likely causing the repeated sea...
1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ68S9P
need some help here. I got this jeep towed in went to crank it and it started right up.I scanned it no codes all sensor readings seemed fine. it has an off idle hesitation if you snap the throttle so we replaced tps... was a bit better but still there so we re...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater core VIN: 1J4GW58N2Y
need help! i am about two hours in on pulling dash to replace blend door for hot/cold and the dash toward center will not release. i look and look for a hidden screw, but no luck finding it. how the hell does this dash come out?
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L speedo not working VIN: 2P4GP-44R7
speedo working according to customer when it came in for oil change. check engine light has been on for a while tho. However, I can't scan for codes with Modis using either Normal or genaric OBDII modes. Scan was attempted and failed, BEFORE ANY work was done....

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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 2.7L differential/trac control VIN: 2C3HD46J6X
first off thanks to all of you who replied to this post. the information provided was what i had suspected it would be, speed sensor related. Of particular interest, although not necessarily helpful, was the bit about the 'large' driver, as this guy had to exc...
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, hard start VIN: 2C3HG46R8X
well thanks for the replys as i posted earlyer in up date that i ordered injectors and it was the fix brought fuel trims back in focus runs great Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L belt noise VIN: 1C3EL55R12
well it looks like aftermarket belts were causing the noise. put an oem belt on it and its been about a week of no noise. thanks for all the help.
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L power steering VIN: 2C4GP44372
We replaced the resivour with the screen and hose and all was good. Thanks to so many of you who hit it right on the head.
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L heater fan VIN: 2C8GP54L72
wow, this site rocks, i posted and 10 min later i had 3 replys. of the nine replys i have so far all said the same thing. check the power control mod behine the glove box. checked it, replaced it and all is working. thanks to all of you for some great help.
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L air bag light VIN: 2C4GP44R05
I did receive 9 replies, before the van left the light went out & we drove it several times & it did not come back on. The only thing we did was try to clear codes & disconnect battery. Replies said possibly clock spring problems that this is a common failure....
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HF16Y0R
Hi, Thanks for all the replies. It is normal operation of the PCM to close the EGR solenoid at idle, relying on exhaust backpresure to the transducer to close off the vacuum bleed that prevents the maniflod vacuum from opening the EGR valve until exhust back...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L knock/ping VIN: 1B7HF16Y8Y
Replace intake gasket and lower plate gasket. Reprogram computer per TSB. Perform fuel sync. The actual repair that cured ping was spark plug replacement. We went with a cooler heat range plug. Autolite 3924. New factory plugs would still ping under load. Foun...
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L not sure VIN: 1D7HG48N33
this dakota needed new ring and pinion to get rid of the noise.we thought wear pattern looked ok but consulted dealer tech and they replaced gears and it is quite now.poor for the low mileage on this truck.when changing lube in rear axle we found the ring and ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18D74
All of you agreed the PCM must be reflashed. I read the TSB on this, but I forgot to mention it in my original post.I explained all this to customer, but the customer decided to take matters in his own hands and went talked to a tech at the local dealer, and t... Trouble codes: P0406.
1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L engine VIN: 1J4FY19PXS
I did find the problem w/ this jeep.I found the crank sensor was not always reading and 3 wires were chafed through by the starter. Giving me no spark at times . the customer was very happy . thanks to iatn and help from gary,ed,brian and rock. thanks guys.
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ7859S
thanks so much of all the replies. after doing all the standard no-start tests (ckps & cmpsi resistance, injector pulse, power to coil, distributor rotation, coil resistance, i even manually triggered the coil to be sure)i then took jim from ont. & john from c...
1998 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ28S0W
well this one was the asd relay that fixed it! thanks everyone for the sold advice. Trouble codes: P0622, P1389.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L not sure VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
Thanks first of all to everyone that replied but we never heard the noise previous to the following repairs or on our test drive afterwards. We serviced both diffs & the transfer case because most of the replies stated that was a good place to start. Then we r...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Power windows VIN: MA.3143200
Remember this fix guys! After verifying that the Drivers Door Module had good power and ground, but was not producing any bus line pulsed voltage signal{viewed with a scope}, I was advised by Identifix to replace the DDM. New DDM behaved exactly the same. The ...
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