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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
Customer bought off of ebay this summer and picked up in South Carolina with it ruuning. Found when he got home that at cold start up it runs terrible. It will hardly stay running at times and other times it idles ok but dies as soon as you put it in gear. Alw...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L51
Replacement engine was installed and checked out w/good performance and fuel economy. No CELs @ time of pickup. Within a week and one long trip, customer returned vehicle stating that intermittantly the CEL would come on.(Noted no driveability issues) Code @ t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfires random/multiple), P0301 (1 cyl misfire), P0305 (5 cyl misfire), P0172 (System rich Bank1)
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C3JA63H25
Customer states that vehicle runs poorly after filling the fuel tank. Will intermittently die at stop signs. Is getting harder to start, with time. Vehicle has no cel illumination. All basics test fine in shop. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Dav...
1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Alt VIN: 1B7GG26Y0M
Hello there i've got this Dakota here that refuses to charge. Sometimes while driving it will decide to charge for a day and then stop working. This is with a new alt in. The cust replaced it. I had the charging system checked by the store that sold the alt an...
1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3ED56FXR
Vehicle came in and customer complains intermittantly of car not starting. Most of the time when car is towed in it starts right up. This time car will not start except sometimes out of the blue. When it starts it runs great but when it starts acting up it wil...
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
i am at a loss and have checked and tried all responces. Fuel qualty is good. Was empty when towed in. Have removed cat and had checked - ok. have checked timing belt twice - ok HELP
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KC26Z2X
this truck is a city owned truck and their shop has replaced the cats twice in the past also have replaced the o2 once just recently the problem is it will lean out at idle and will surge with no change in readings the o2 will sit at .14 until it is off idle t... Trouble codes: P0443
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Y8X
we got this vehicle in as no start, had fuel,spark,comp,inj pulse; scanned and found data to be "normal"; thought we had possibly jumped a tooth on timing chain pulled it apart and found to be loose but not jumped; still felt it was a sync issue; thought possi...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X2X
the car had been somewhere else for repair and the mechanics could not fix the problem and it came for me that instantly i`ve hooked up the scanner test and i got the code po171 air/fuel mix ratio rich, i did change the o2 sensor and a light tune up, but still... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z6X
Aprox one month ago customer came in with a no start. We found IAC never moved (was able to start it with a cracked open throttle)and it was replaced and reset. It came back today after customer cranked battery dead tring to start. At this time the IAC is movi...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B6HB11Y5Y
inter stall sometime crack no start fuel presure ok, but no spark at that time all gauge inop on the meter read "no bus".
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C41
Vehicle came in with no power. Put in a cat old one plugged. Timing off half a tooth replaced belt. Cam code present signal dropping out replace sensor code gone. Vehicle now runs ok. Still have surge comes in right a way but gets worse as the car warms up. Do...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3B7KF26Z81
This 2001 Dodge 2500 4x4 will not upshift from 1-2 at WOT. Bounces off rev limiter until you let off throttle. Once in a while it will shift on its own, sometimes hitting the limiter only for a second, but the majority of the time it will not shift under WOT. ...
2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG48N72
This vehicle has had an extended crank for the last year. we have check for codes-none,it has the correct fuel pressure,injector pulse and spark are good. The engine will start normal after running and restarted within 10 minutes,otherwise you have to crank fo...
2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HW28P17
it is brand new and the driver said it dies on left turn in traffic . he went to dodge and they could not repeat. i can not repeat. anybody got a clue thanks

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H8T
After three different distributors, I figured it was something else. For a first IATN didn't really help much, but I figured it out. I figured what does the car use to detect misfires? On this car the crank sensor. Watching it with a lab scope, the signal look... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Missfire).
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Starting VIN: 4C3AU52N0X
Hello Everyone, the problem turn out to be the fuel, sometimes it would drain back to the tank, and cause extended cranking. I got more information from my friend,ad seem like it happens appx, 15 to 20 minutes stop like bank, and never cold am,or after long s...
2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Starting circuit VIN: 2C3HD36M94
Thanks guys. The starter circuit finally acte up enough that we could test it. We Checked at the wire coning from the starter relay to the PCM aand found sometimes no current. Then we tested at the wire to the relay from the switch and found sometimes no curre...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L cluster VIN: 1B3E547Y2W
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1D7HU18ZX2
Thanks to all. replaced TPS sensor and problem seems to be gone. Thanks again to all who replied.
2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L turn signals VIN: 1J4FA39SX3
Turns out it was indeed the flasher. Had to use OE flasher for this system, not aftermarket. When the service manager got me a flasher 2 weeks ago, I did not think a non OE would be a problem, it never has been in the past on cars I've fixed. This is what I ...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L all interior
well seems my tech did not feed me right info he said he had disconnected ALL modules he did not it turns out the steering column control module was pulling the bus down the reason for radio and a/c blower acting wierd was the steering wheel had control...
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