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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Steering rack VIN: 2C3HD56FXT
Greetings: We replaced the steering rack 8-9 months ago with rebuilt unit, leaking, rack bushings very worn, flushed system very thoroughly. Came back 4 months later with squeaky squeaky noise in the top of the rack in the area where the steering shaft attache...
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Repeat CMP failure VIN: 1B7GL26X1K
Hello all, I got a Dakota with a repeat failure of the hall effect sensor. Last time the sensor was totally dead and came in no start. New distributor with new hall effect sensor in it fixed problem and truck has been down the road for 6 months. Now it is i... Trouble codes: 11 (No distributor reference while cranking)
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L fuel guage VIN: 1B7GL2AN51
this one may be obvious but here goes, before i replaced the fuel pump[had low pressure)i noticed the guage read nearly empty, but when i removeed the pump the tank was about 1/2 full, when the tank was back in the truck, the guage still read nearly empty,and ...
1996 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L timing marks/valves VIN: 4E3AL54FXT
Vehicle originally in for a coolant leak. Also noted was poor idle, particularly cold. Diagnosed leaking water pump & inoperative IAC. Replaced pump, balance & cam belts, drive belts, along with plugs & wires. When we installed the cam timing belt, we were una...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L steering,ride control VIN: 1J4GZ58S4R
when turning the wheel from a stop vehicle is shuttering.
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, backfires VIN: 1J4FJ68S1T
This vehicle continues to puzzle me. It runs good stone cold until you put approx 1 mile on it. It then surges, hesitates, and backfires if you keep a constant throttle. Pushing through this spot to WOT produces no problems and it runs well. This vehicle has h...
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S52
Check engine light comes on (po203) and flashes while driving. After about 10 minutes, the light will stay on without flashing. We clear the codes and have about 5 times. We cannot recreate the problem so she drives it for a few days and brings it back. She c... Trouble codes: P0203
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L caliper VIN: 2PG4GP2534
replaced left caliper hose and master. after using for a few minutes air comes out of left caliper again. no leaks, not loosing fluid. is it in abs unit?

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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XV66R4N
Thanks to all of you out there I got this thing running. I tried everything from all of you guys,well the problem was this car had come from another shop and they had replaced the fuel pump and the crank sensior. Well the crank was not adjusted down close enug...
2000 Chrysler Voyager 3.0L convertor
No problem found with flexplate or convertor. Am going to drop oil pan and look at rear of crank next.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L speedometer VIN: 3C4FY4BB21
Thanks for your help. I ran the self diagnostic mode for the instument cluster by holding the reset button down while you turn the key on. It ran through its test. No problems were found and since then the problem never happened again. Also the sentry key prob...
1987 Dodge Colt Vista 2.0L engine VIN: DXHZ026643
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Some suggested I replace the valve stem seals, which I had already done, as I stated in the discription of my problem. A couple of people think the smoking is caused by oil rings. This makes the most sense to me, altho...
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy
Thanks to all of you that helped me on this truck. I recieved some good suggestions on where to look for the problem. Upon relooking at everything this morning the one thing that jumped out at me was a very lean reading on the oxygen sensor. Keep in mind that ... Trouble codes: 51 (system lean).
1997 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L torque converter VIN: 3B7MF33D1V
Once again iatn has made me look like a genius! Local transmission 'expert' had customer convinced the torque converter couldn't lock without help from the valve body. I have little to no knowledge of the inner workings of A/T's. After reading the inputs (than...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GT74L3Y
Found section of harness (where it runs next to trans pan) where someone, for whatever reason, had approx 20 to 30 wires just twisted together by hand (no solder) and taped. The wires corroded and were breaking one-by-one. We replaced all of the sections with ... Trouble codes: P1716, P1698.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FX78S6T
the pcm was replaced, the vehicle has been driven by customer for last 2 weeks the no other symptoms. we purchased pcm from dealer. i have not programmed the vin or the mileage into the pcm. i wanted to replace the pcm and make sure the fault was corrected. i ...
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P2W
thanks to all the replies.the distributor was the problem.we removed the distributor and shaved the hold down ,so an adjustment was possible.first we adjusted clockwise which triggered the no cam signal at every start up.then adjusted counterclockwise to remov... Trouble codes: P1391.
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FY29PXW
Thanks to everyone who took the time to read or reply to my cry for help. I recieved 3 replies, one regarding upstream O2's shorting to the heater circuit cold and possible TPS problem, one regarding broken exhaust manifold studs allowing air to be pulled past...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Air distribuition VIN: 8Y4GW58N12
As most of you guys pointed out, the recirculation door fell over a/c blower case opening, causing no airflow to the evaporator case. It was necessary to remove case in order to replace door. Thanks to everyone for your valuable help.
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