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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Head and Valves VIN: 3C8FY68B72
This is a question for you PT Cruiser experts This is our first PT Cruiser timing belt towed in, it is an interference engine, and we would like to know if every belt failure causes valve damage or should we install a belt and do compression check before pull...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C8GF68454
This vehicle have a creeking noise when coming to a stop, we have already disconnected the stablizer bar links and its' still there, we checked front suspension to make sure it's tight and it's. We even replaced the front strut mounts and lube all parts rubber...
1988 Dodge D100 Custom 5.2L a/c VIN: 1B7FDO4Y3J
Customer complained of A/C not working. Recovered system to check and see if it was full - it was. When the compressor cycles, low side pressure goes into a vacuum and reaches about 15 inches. High pressure stays right around 100, until compressor cycles, then...
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7GG23Y0V
vechile had misfire cyl #2456 replaced cap rotor wires plugs #4&6 still misfiring. compression good swapped injectors no help fuel pressure within spec found intake gasket leaking replaced gasket now vechile idles rough but once over 1000 rpm and driving vechi...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7KF23631
Thanks in advance. While driving no load or trailer and cruse control set close to 55 MPH it will slowly looses speed then drops back to third gear speeds up, then back to over drive. It will do this on flat or small hilly roads. If cruise is set around 70 mph... Trouble codes: P0216
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L charge light VIN: 1B3ES56C93
The car came in with a no start condition. We tested the battery and found it bad. Replaced the battery and it started fine. The battery light was on and tested the charging system and found the alt not charging. Replaced the alt and it is charging now but the...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48STY
Jeep came in yesterday, repaired 1494 bad hose at intake, on road test, missfire felt and seen in misfire counter, only on #1. On heavy accel, and above 2800 rpm, regular and heavy surging, and fuel pressure swings +/- 10 psi from spec, but doesn't drop. Repla... Trouble codes: P1494 (ldp fault), P0301
1992 Plymouth Acclaim 2.5L belt VIN: 1P3XA46K3N
Car came in for broken timing belt which we replaced. Problem now is that the bushings are worn out in the bracket where the alternator mounts and the alt will not sit straight enough to keep the belt from jumping. We tried everything I can think of but to no ...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44RXT
Hi Chrysler Gurus, I am stuck with this van which came for a misfiring problem caused by a bad pcm not driving one ignition coil. We came to conclusion the problem was the pcm. My question is, if it is possible to replace the pcm with a used one. I bought a u...

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2002 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L power rely VIN: 2C8GP64L72
found common ground in harness under battery tray black w green tracer insulation was worn not correded no battery acid present and only a few strands were still holding together van has been gone for a wk customer reports no problems
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L left rear axle VIN: 3B7KF26W5W
thanks for all the help, it turned out to just need some friendly persuasion. the axle had worn slightly on the inside of the spider gear causing it to not come out easly.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L engine VIN: 3P7HC13Y0D
Thanks for the quick responses on this one. We have not seen the intake leak that many of you mention but makes good sense. Guess since the engine is running so good it is hard to repair what you don`t see in this case. No coolant or oil leaks so I am going to...
2000 Dodge Viper R/T-10 8.0L passenger door latch VIN: 1B3ER65E5Y
Thanks to Paul and Steve who responded to the problem. Steve hit it on the head! The power wire inside the wire loom where the harness goes from the door to the body was broken in two. I could not see a reason why as the rest of the wires looked fine and the h...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire
Well I am still working on this truck off and on,when I checked for vacum leaks at the intake with it running it started to back fire at idle so I changed the gaskets including the valley pan,I thoght it fixed it but strated doing it couple of days later.When ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L cluster VIN: 1B4GP453X1
the problem was a loose terminal going to fuse box in connector c3 terminal 15 . found many loose terminals in connectors, RE the replies to find witch module is causing the problem there is a connector under dash where you can diconnect wires from the pci sys...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L 4x4 VIN: 1D7KU28D73
well thanks again to you's three who responded, thats what it all about, putting our collective heads together, I was told that there may have been a TSB on this system, but when I asked the local dealer to look into that for me, they said not, but I should ha...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FJ68S2T
Thanks for your help. A new blower motor fixed the problem. When i checked the fan motor it had high amps on start up. Then rechecked the fan motor after replacement. The startup amps lowered as well as the current pattern looked more even Hi was at 14.5 amps....
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FX48SXW
First of all, Thank's to all who took the time to read this help request and participate with their input. The Cherokee had a bad connection behind the valve cover as you guys stated and the coil was heating up and cutting out. repaired connections, installed ... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign coil primary circuit).
1999 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L p0700 VIN: 1J4FF28S4X
Thank you to all you for the help. I put a new trans input RPM sensor. The trans input RPM sensor had an intermittent clitch that wasn't long enough to set a code for it. Thanks again to all for your help.
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