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2003 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 24GP44L03R
This van came in for a no start (the stater will not turn over) I checked all the conections,battery & fuses all good. I followed alldatas wiring diagram and found that the starter relay had a good power sorce also it is getting a signal from the ignition swit...
1995 Dodge B2500 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out
Please read the recent repair history, this is killing us we are out of ideas. cam and crank sync are okay on scanner. The problem is when under load it backfires throught the intake while it is bogging down with no power it completely falls on its face. Not...
1998 Dodge Avenger 2.5L rattle over bumps VIN: DH123NVSKN
I got a metalic noise or flutter on right front side, it almost sounds like its in the dash under the speaker,have yet to find it. dont have enough time to investigate cause its my daughters car and its hardly at home, come on dodge experts..
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Y0X
This truck came in for rough running and a check engine light. Scanned pcm and had a p1391 cam/crank intermitent loss of signal. Hooked scope to both cam and crank sensors and test drove. Both patterns appeared clean and had the right amplitude. I did learn th...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Rotors/Drums VIN: 1B4GP44L8X
Customer brought this van in a few weeks ago for new front struts, 4 new tires, and to diagnose a vibration problem under braking. Test drove vehicle and felt the vibration the customer described under braking. Did an inspection of brakes and found excecive we...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Warning/interior lights VIN: 1B7GG2AN01
Warning lights and interior lights come on with key in ignition ("Run" position). "Tailgate Open", "Brake", and "Door Ajar" warning lights illuminate simultaneously while driving down the road. Also, the interior courtesy lights are on when this occurs. Ironic...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23Z81
Hey everyone I could really use some fresh ideas on this one. This truck only acts up when cold and not every time. When you crank it over, the starter will kick back, almost like motor is out of time. After SEVERAL minutes of trying it will finally start, run... Trouble codes: P1687 (No MIC BUS message instrument cluster/gauges)
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L 4-3 downshift VIN: 1B4GP25302
At 28-30 mph, on a closed throttle downshift from 4th to 3rd, there is a clunk and bump feel. It appears to be a tie up. Has anyone running across this before? I am thinking the overdrive check valve? If so, what is involved with replacing it? Thanks!
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: 1D7KU28D14
customer came in with engine missfire, stall complaint check engine light on. inspected and found missfire on #1,3, 2 and 4 cylinders. smoke tested- no leaks visible. replaced all plugs, fuel pressure test- ok. tested spark on coils-ok. compression test-ok. re... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder missfire)
2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on
just wondering if anybody chrysler guys out there have heard of this, the car is BRAND new the customer has only put 200 miles on her new car and we have put 700 trying to fix. It is a real quirky problem. it is a 2 trip fault and it is monitored on decel afte... Trouble codes: P0139
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S4R
hello everyone, here is the problem. when you go to start this jeep in the morning or after it has been sitting for 8 hours or so , you turn the key on ,the check engine light will not be on but if you sit for a moment with the key on then the light will start...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N42
Hi: This one is for the Jeep experts, I have this Grand Cherokee with code P0123 TPS VOLTAGE HIGH, DRB III shows TPS voltage, 5 volts at ecm. But the signal line that goes from the TPS (pin 2 orange/red) to de ECM (connector 1 pin 23 orange/red) has .70 volts ... Trouble codes: P0123 (tps voltage high)

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L hydro boost brakes VIN: 3B7KF23D5V
Unfortunately nobody sent me any usefull help, though many had great avenues to look at. I replaced the hydroboost unit and the vehicle has been more than perfect ever since. No slow to release brakes, or random no assist. However, after the repair, food for t...
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4B3AU42N67
This ended up being a multiple problem situation. On the recommendation I checked for loss of 5V reference to the transmission controller. Cleaned and inspected that area. It looked OK, but looks can be decieving. The other part of the problen was an EGR valve...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 2B4GP4435W
I have found the source of the metal fragments. It was a bearing. I was amazed to see all the planets in very good shape. I also found the overdrive hub with indentations from the clutches getting siezed up in it. I replaced the O/D hub and I still have yet to...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L tcc VIN: 1B7KF23Z1X
10 replies, Thanks to all! Suggestions were, brake pedal switch, governor sensor and solenoid, dirty battery or ground connections, or a defective alternator. Brian from California sent me a good article from gears magazine that addresses the concern thoroughl...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L shifting VIN: 2B4GP4438Y
First i would like to say how greatful i am to this service and the techs who all take the time to help.Most all of you gave me instructions on how to do the quick learn through my snap on scanner.This is some great information for the next one of these i come...
2003 Dodge Durango Sport 5.9L defroster VIN: 1D4HS38N93
Well,there is no way this is going to be repaired without full disassembly of the heater box.As this requires alot of labor,the customer declined the repair and will trade the vehicle in.Thanks for all of the replies.Thanks for all of the replies.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Engine VIN: 1J4GZ88Z7W
Wow, some great info thank you all so much. You won't believe what I found. Many of you thought it might be the impeler on the water pump. So I pulled the pump off. At first I was disapointed the impeler was intact and not rusty in fact this was a replacement ...
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