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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Steering Rack VIN: 3C3EL55H3X
Vehicle came in from another shop that recommended a steering rack replacement. While turning the wheel to the right or left stops, noticed that there was no pressure sounds or squeals at the stops. While running the engine, I pinched closed the high pressure ...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Cyl #3 & 5 Dead VIN: 2C3HH46F5S
Good Morning Guys! Here it goes, this Intrepid 3.5L came in from a long time customer with a rough idle, and an under hood noise. Inspected vehicle and found the wires were arcing out at the coil & that the idler pulley & alternator bearings were both very no...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L engine VIN: 1B7HF13Y2V
vehicle has an intermit problem with oil pressure. 5 times in the last year while driving @ 55-65 mph vehicle loses oil pressure . (oil filter empty) crank engine w/ filter lose and retighten problem dissapears for weeks. engine had new oil pump installed @ 85...
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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...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N5Y
thank you in advance i need a little direction on this vehichle came in running poorly checked out found 0 compression on cyl#1 pulled head and found broken valve spring sent heads in for valve job and valve springs reassembled and now we have ignition coil pr... Trouble codes: P0352, P0357, P0351
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L idle surges 500-1500 VIN: 1B4H528N2Y
we are at our wits end. any chry. techs know what the h*** is going on. the problem is intermittant, idle only surges in park or neutral. in drive the surge goes away. after both repairs we let it sit overnight, cold start no surging so we released the vehicle...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3ES46C32
the customer drove the vehicle 104 miles on the full tank, anybody have any ideas for us???
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L compressor VIN: 3D7KS29C46
Hey I have what seems to be a stumper for me. this dodge has power to the compressor but no compressor engagement. I do not have a scan tool to communicate to see if there are any codes. the customer seemed to think that the ac quit working when he had removed...
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1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P1ES47CXC
Vehicle came in running very poor. Initial inspection revealed plug wires arcing and spark plug holes full of oil. Scan data showed IAT @ 200 degrees and MAP reading at 3" vacuum at all times. LTFT was -28.9. Replaced V/C gasket, plugs and wires. Engine uses...
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1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L drive belt
Thanks for all your help, friends. This vehicle has been sitting in our lot for the past two weeks and not been looked at yet. Shop is too busy and the customer has more vehicles. The IATN techmail has been threatening to give me a negative rating if I dont cl...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L no start VIN: 3C3EL55H6Y
Thanks to all who replied.I wasn't to sure of the pcm thing.The p1388 must have been a bs code, a code for the tps showed up to.What it ended up being was a ground with about 2 strands of wire attached to the back of the left head for the ditributer .The one ... Trouble codes: P1388.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L92
OK got this one fixxed! Grounding pin 4 @ Rad fan relay(circuit n173) runs fan constant.Then grounding pin 73 @ pcm fan would run but inconsistantly/irratic-voltage on n173 would only pull down to about 4volts.So than I grounded pin 18 @ipm now I got fan const... Trouble codes: P1491 (Rad Fan Control Relay Circuit).
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C3JA63H25
Thank you all for your quick responses. All seem to be right on track with the purge solenoid problem. I replaced the purge solenoid, and informed the customer not to over fill his gas tank. Test drove vehicle and appears to have taken care of it. Thanks, and ...
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Radiator VIN: 1B4GP45R12
Nothing final here, at least not immediately. One member mentioned the radiator cap being possibly faulty, so I replaced with new. I then pressure tested the old cap and it popped at the specified pressure. Another said that it is possible that overheating ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46J34
Thanks to Chad from Minnesota. Apparently if the PCM has 4 small connectors it is a NGC vehicle. That is what we have so spec for fuel pressure is 58psi. If the PCM has 2 larger connectors it is a SBEC and the pressure spec is 39 psi. Chad also asked what I me... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean airfuel).
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4F68S5WL
Hi Sorry for the delay in posting, customer had personal issues and had to have vehicles. Finally allowed us to have it for the day (we payed for her to have a rental car). In my original posting I failed to mention that both oxygen sensors were replaced with...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J8GW68J64
I GUESS BEING TO BUSY IS A GOOD THING??? I SENT THIS VEHICLE TO A LOCAL CHRYSLER DEALER SHIP, THE LAST THING I WANTED TO DO BUT DIDN'T WAS A COMPRESSION TEST, WELL THATS WHAT THEY DID FOR $300.00 LAST 2 CYLINDERS ON DRIVERS SIDE HAVE 0 COMPRESSION, THEY... Trouble codes: P0175 (fuel system rich), P0172 (fuel system rich).
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L front brakes VIN: 1P4GP44G7X
Thanks for all that chimed in with help. Let me tell you what I found. On one side (pass) I found a bleeder on the new calipers that was not seating correctly and letting small amounts of air back into the system. Air expands and calipers lock up. On left side...
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