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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL56U71
We rebuilt and installed this engine, We went to start and it will fire at first crank then it will just turn over and not fire untill you turn key off and try to restart. It seems to batch fire the injectors at initial start and thats it.Need a little help on... Trouble codes: P0601 (computer fault)
1992 Dodge B250 5.9L Surge VIN: 2B4HB25Z6N
hey guys got one here giving me trouble !! this van has a surge durring warmup that vanishes when at operating temp . no codes , no vacum leaks , fuel pressure at spec , compression 150 x 8 . i fixed an egr solonoid problem , replaced stuck idle speed motor an...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2B6HB11X0X
Van came in with miss all the time, checked archives for tips,checked installed height of valves and found them with different installed heights so pulled heads for warranty and then found a crack in block surface. Got reman engine from same company, those val... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire)
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 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)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L elect. short VIN: 1J4GZ88Z7W
It is a mystery short,What is the relation between the fuse (MUX/T TOW ) and electrical drain. IF this fuse removed the short goes away if the fuse rinstalled minor power drainage.connecting and reconecting battery terminal will start this cycle again. THANKS ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S7Y
This jeep shortly after the 1-2 shift will toggle back to 1st gear once briefly about 1 second after initial shift. Does it every time under light load. All other shifts appear normal. I've adjusted shift and tv cables. Performed flush and filter change. Insta...

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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L limp in mode VIN: 2C86T64L52
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry about no definitions for codes, will not make that mistake again.Dan from illinois had all the right info. He said to check for power at to solenoid pack with a load instead of a test light. When i checked with a test light it...
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire, VIN: 1B4GH54R0S
Well this one's fixed. As most replied the flywheel was cracked. Still makes no since to me why the engine would run perfect for 15 to 30min. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: 43 (coil driver 3).
1995 Dodge B2500 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out
The tailpipe was missing anyway and so customer stepped up for catalytic converter and new exhaust to no avail. problem is still there. We installed a new distributor and still no fix. We pulled the e.c.u. and sent it out for $45 they will tell us if it is bad...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HFBY8TG
Thanks to everybody who replied. We found the 5 volt signal wire rubbed through on the front drive shaft. Trouble codes: P0320.
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF1321T
Thank every one for your help yet again. A big thanks to Matthew from Georgia for the tip about the timing chain, and to James from Georgia for the reminder about the CKP's going bad. It turned out to be a combination of factors causing this truck to not run. ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7GG23X3V
costomer is not going to bring back the vehicle because it is doing fine right now but if it starts acting up he will bring it back and i can use the information that was sent to me to try to figure this one out. thanks for the replys
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Unknown VIN: 2B4FP2538W
well it has been 2 weeks and this van has not had a problem with the pedal dropping so bleeding the brakes with DRBIII seems to be the answer.Thank you everybody and special thanks to Barry
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
6 replies, re-sent out PCM for repair. Pcm supect, tested good. ended up going to dealer for new pcm. installed and programed vin with sanp on mt2500 6.2 software. Car is now running good with no codes. turns out, place where pcm sent for repair could not fix ... Trouble codes: P0351 (coil 1 intermit. failure), P1351 (cam and crank sensor intermit. failure).
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Whistle VIN: 1D7HGH12X0
I am closing this as I am convinced this is a normal cincern that only happens when outside temp is extremely cold. While searching the internet I saw alot of other owners with same concern and all things tried and failed to repair. I did clean throttle body b...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L locks VIN: 1J4FJ78L4L
Thankyou for the time taken to reply to this help request. I never did get to the bottom of the problem because I believe it was a combination of many problems, weak or siezed window motors and regulators, weak or siezed lock actuators, bad volt gauge, I did d...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, f trim / O2 heater VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
Drive cycle is a very harsh mistress. Warm-up cycles, enabling criteria, for multiple monitored systems vary widely between mfgs., model year requirements, are often a combination of cycles that need to occur in the PCM programmers mind. Then you get 'READY' m... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (1 cylinder misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire), P0305 (5 cylinder misfire), P0455 (EVAP Large Leakloose cap), P1687 (No MIC bus messages recieved has not returned).
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2P4GP45R6W
I rec to rebuld the head and valve. However, the customer gave up because of expense. Thank you a lot Pros. Trouble codes: P0302 (No 2 cylinder misfire).
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