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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L instrument cluster gages VIN: 2C3ED56FXR
good afternoon fellow technicians! i need some chrysler help. i'm not sure where to go on this one. the gages and gear lever position lights on instrument cluster are not functioning 95 % of the time. they do occasionally work. when they are inoperative the ai...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L no start
trying to help a friend at another shop 200 miles away.received car from dealer who replaced pcm & didn't fix problem.the problem is intermittant no start no crank condition.when this occurs relays in underhood fuse block clicking and no cel.tap fuse block & c...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Limp Mode VIN: 1C3EL45U61
Hi Everybody( Just got this sebring in w/ P0605 code)TCM internal failure. Arrived in LIMP IN,2nd only, MIL lite on. Also found P0700 code on engine side(trans problem). Cleared codes, no problem til start up, then we get the code,limp in, no switch battery vo...
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1985 Dodge B350 5.9L compressor VIN: 2B5WB31W8F
this is a mexico bound friday 13 of july--it is mission van with original miles--i replaced compressor and lines had much rust etc--cleaned as much as possible and installed new inline suction filter--charged to factory fill of 4 lbs-- no cool--pulled gas took...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HD46FIT
hello everyone. this is doge interpid pulling my hair.car fail emission code po172 and po175. both bank rich. after repair vacuum replace map sensor, new spark plugs. there is no other vacuum leak found.clear code road tested light came back on code po172. che... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start, long crank VIN: 2B4FP2537V
every so often it has extended cranking up to 6-7 tries. then starts with no problem. does not seem to be flooded. Recorded movie with snap on scanner during crank. All data looks good. Once running, runs good. Suspected ignition switch, still cranks long when...
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11X9W
local shop drops this van off for intermittent dying out,it does have a code po351 for coil circuit a.they have changed many parts to try and repair but no luck.i did try another coil and have scoped my crank sensor and all looks good.i also looked at my wirin... Trouble codes: P0351
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L misfire on #8 cyl VIN: 3B7KF26ZXX
vehicle came in after being to another shop with complaint fo cel coming on the other shop condenmned the engine they want a second opinion, so we brought it in and started working on it both #7 & #8 spark plugs had cracked porcelain, so we checked the compres...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L vtss VIN: 3B30246X8X
This is for the Chrysler experts, I have this 1999 Dodge Stratus that came in with a simple job, dead battery, after we change it the car runs fine but the customer brought the car the next day with the vtss activated (lights flashing and horn pulsating) he do...
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L door locks VIN: 1B7HL2AX41
customer came in with the truck with its door locks locking on its own sometimes locking other times just making the sound. he has a after market alarm he went to the install before he came to me the installer removed the alarm from the doorlock circuit then t...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35ZX1
Van is a backup runner sets alot- came missing under load Idle ok when first started but after driving misfiring van idles ruff Found vac. leak under intake ceter cover - replaced gaskets- run fuel system clean Still misfires- checked fuel presure 55 psi./ Ign... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Random)
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R62
hi i have a 02 dodge intrepid giving me fits car is no start had 0 fuel pressure and power at pump put in new fuel pump pressure good now car still not starting no spark has coil on plug ignition hooked up scan tool notice while cranking engine that cam sensor... Trouble codes: P0700
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HG48X73
no spark or rpm on scanner upon cold start. Will crank and shows 50 psi fuel pressure but no spark. Continue to crank and after 15 seconds or so, the engine will fire up but still no rpm while it is running for approximately 3 seconds, then it registers . This...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L dash and lights VIN: 2D4GP44L65
intermitently the dash will flicker/mileage indicator PRNDL indicator,radio lights,ABS and brake warning light.If the headlights are on,the tailights and headlights will flicker along with the courtesy lights if the door is open.The problem is very intermitent...
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2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L programing VIN: 1D7HE48N76
just replaced PCM with a new one ( body shop Job ) I have a star scan just never programed anything before, so my question is what is the process after replacing a PCM? I have the skim # and the software subsciption . I lost the USB adapter so I am off to the ...
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1991 Chrysler Dynasty 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3BN56RXM
we decided to go back to the first thing we found, the cam sensor damaged. our scanner always said we had a cam signal so we assumed it was good. just to set our minds at ease we elongated the cam sensor mounting hole. one reply said of how to use only oem p...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H5T
Thanks for all your replies. It ended up being the crank position sensor. Brandon from North Carolina got the winning suggestion. Took awhile to get it to act up after I got the lab scope hooked up, but once it did it was obvious the crank sensor signal was dr...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L compressor inop VIN: 1C3EL45U91
thanx for all the replies, i eneded up replaceing the evap sensor and taking apart the control head and ckleaning all the contacts??? after i got done it started working for 2 days now so i gave it back to the customer and crossed my fingers!!! if any more pro...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
I still can't get this to act up long enough for any testing. I did try a junk yard IPC with the same results. I even had our local Chry. dealership look at it and they can't find out whats wrong. I told the Customer if it starts having problems all the time o... Trouble codes: P1687 (no ccd/ pci bus message from mic), P1695 (no ccd message from bcm), P1698 (pcm failure eeprom write denied), P1716 (no communication with engine control module).
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L limp in mode VIN: 2B4GP44R61
We finally figured out the problem. It turned out to be the PDC itself shorting out and not letting leg 30 on the relay see 12 volts, while C3 pin#10 had 12v. We jumped a wire from #10 to leg #87 pluged in the relay and everything worked, proving the PDC was ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no accel response VIN: 3D7KU28623
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED ON THIS CUMMINS DIESEL. MOST EVERYONE HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. I REPLACED THE APPS ASSEMBLY AND THIS FIXED IT. ONLY SOURCE FOR APPS IS DODGE DEALER AND IT IS EXPENSIVE...400.00. BUT THE TRUCK IS FIXED AND THE CUSTOMER IS HAPPY! THA... Trouble codes: P2121 (app volts dont agree with idle validation signal), P2122 (low voltage at app sensor).
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R04
OK boys, here is one for the books. As I said I bought a set of used heads, replaced the valve seals and laped the valves. For many years I have taped the top of the valve stems with a hammer after I install the springs to insure the keepers are properly seate...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2BCHV81J9H
thanks for your input. however the jeep is still a problem. i will report back WHEN i find the problem. thanks again.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Power Sterring Pressure Hose VIN: 1J4GX58N61
Thanks to those who replied. According to the dealers we talked to, no one had experienced this problem before. I find this very unlikely but I couldn't really argue with them. The solution that we opted for required carefully trimming the end of the nut which...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L bcm / cluster/ VIN: 2P4GP24G2X
Thank you for all the help. It turned out to be a bad cluster and a bad heater control head. the van had already been played with when I got it. I don't know what they did but I could not get the old cluster to light up at all. Once I got communitation back I...
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