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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Won't set monitors VIN: 3C3EL55GH0
We can not get this Sebring to pass OBD II inspection. All the monitors have passed except EGR, catalyst, and EVAP. I've driven the car for 10 minutes at 60 mph to try and get the EGR to pass with no success. I know Catalyst is supposed to pass last but EVAP w...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L5Y
chrysler techs help this car originaly came in for an intermitten hesitation that i could never verify. we tuned it up and seemed o.k. custmer called back a few months latter and said it is getting worse.road tested and had bad hesitation popping out the intak... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp), P, 1598 (a/c pressure sns to high)
1987 Dodge Colt Vista 2.0L engine VIN: DXHZ026643
I am hoping that someone still remembers something about one of these vehicles. It smokes terribly for the first 5-10 minutes after a cold start-up, and uses oil. After that it runs fine with little to no smoke. I am sure it is oil smoke. I tested the compress...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Shift interlock VIN: 1D7HU16NX3
Hello everyone and just in time for May long weekend. I have an electrical problem with the shift interlock. It won't activate by depressing the brake pedal. I changed the switch out and same thing. Scan tool says on/off with each depression. The vehicle is al...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L blower/hvac head/gages/windows/interior lights VIN: 14GZ78Y2VC
I installed a evap core on this fine unit and it hasn't wanted to leave my bay since. It has Auto climate control. I have rechecked every ground and connector. The HVAC control head flashes dimmly and sometimes none at all. Everything will all work when I firs...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Oil Pressure Gauge VIN: 1J4GW48NXY
Our customer states that after we replaced the headgaskets the oil pressure gauge drops to zero @ 1500 rpm when the engine is cold (check gauges lamp comes on too). Complaint verified. This can be repeated every morning. Connected a manual gauge to vehicle and...

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H3T
thanks to everyone that replied. sorry it took soo long. I wanted to make sure this one was fixed! my communication error came to be the TCM... as soon as i unpluged it my communication came back... the 'computor' that the other shop replaced was the TCM... I ... Trouble codes: 12 (14 -), 14 (55 -), 55.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G83
I feel like a dummy but here goes... First to answer some of you, the crank sensor plastic housing was externally cracked. We had to drill the remaining sensor center to install a self tapping bolt for leverage to remove it from the engine-thats why I said 'pi...
1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3ED56F5R
Wooooooohooooooooo it's FIXED!!! First I want to thank each and every Technician who responded with advice. Almost all said either crank or cam sensor. It ended up being the camshaft position sensor. But after replacement, the ASD relay would get hot and the c...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L 3-4 th gear upshifting VIN: 2B4JB25Z0Y
The replies were very helpfull. We did follow the advise of putting in the governor pressure switch and the pressure solenoid in the transmition. This fixed the shifting problem but the light came back on with same dtc as before. The customer was satified that...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R2Y
Thank You Andy [...] and Stephen from Florida. Matthew's reply sums up where we were. His reply is as follows: The DRB3 communicates with the PCM over the SCI transmit and receieve at pins 6...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7KC23711
thanks to all who replied. yes we did clean motor and after some driving time found leak at timing cover as well as crank seal. scheduled for repairs next week. i like the idea of moving the vent hose so we may do that as well. as for odometer issue, found the...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KA26D63
Well this babys finally fixed I checked everything everyone recommended , no luck at all . Finally I started checking history on this vehicle and I cant really tell you why I thought of it but since the vehicle had the new style o2 system , I thought maybe we ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L abs VIN: 2D4GP44L45
Ok went to dealer and is fixed. This is what they told me - amber ABS light was flashing when they got it. Plugged in there DRB-3 and then stopped flashing, no codes. They drove and all set. They said they did nothing, or won't tell us what they did. It was no...
1995 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY49S6S
Thanks to all that replied to my help request. After recheckinga all grounds and wiring to and from the computor and rechecking if there was spark at the coil the small spark that was previosly there had disappeared. Going back to the beginning, and rechecking...
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