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1998 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Steering VIN: 4C3AU52N4W
This customer has come in with this sebring that has a creaking noise while slowly cranking the wheel back and forth. The catch is, you have to drive it 30 MILES, get it good and hot, and then it does it until it has a chance to cool down some, then goes away....
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7X
car was towed in,stopped running and will not start up.found no spark and replaced dist. with 2 remans. and still no spark.Have tested 8 volt,grnd to dist,and computer wires to dist. All ok.First intial was able to get communication with computer.Now cannot,on...
2001 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 2B4GP54L71
Van is a conversion for handicap accesible and her only vehicle she can get in. It sputtered and died going down the road, It was towed in. I got in and it started right up and I drove it around, and then I hooked up a fuel gauge and it was at 55psi and I let ...
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L MIL Lamp on, loss of speedo VIN: 2B4GP4520T
HI Guys, I'm back already. I've got this Caravan in for replacement of both axle seals and pump seal. A week after completing the job the customer comes in complaining that the speedometer quit working and the doors locks don't lock when driving and the tra...
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L compressor VIN: 2B3HD56J5W
dodge techs we need your help, we have a 1998 dodge intrepid with ac problems, the compressor cycles on and off all the time, we checked the servicing and it was good. we scanned for codes nad had a p1598 ac pressure sensor high volts, we are unable to see sen...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L abs and brake light are on VIN: 3B7KF26Z91
I got this truck in with a abs light and brake light on. I took our scanner and found it had code #68. The description of this code on our scanner said it was a stalled motot or open ecu circut. I looked on alldata and mitchell and found no failure record with...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L transmission VIN: 1B7MF33601
When the truck is driven on a hill and the customer has to accelerate hard the transmission feels as though it slips. The RPM's go up and then the transmission slams into gear. The transmission fluid level is good and so is the condition. We found some TSB's b...
2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, SECURITY LED ON VIN: 1B4GP25R62
Hi Guys. This van has an intermittant no start, with the security LED on steady, but no codes related to this problem show up on vantage 2500 scan tool, with the latest updates. Van will start & run for 2 seconds, then stall, and after 6 ignition cycles, will ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DHA16D34J
hi guys i have this truck last couple days ,after customer got arco gas car started misfire we remove gas tank and cleaned ,cleaned inj. and replaced spark plugs but still have same problem , couple people told me those engine has exhaust valve spring problem ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6S
Greetings Y'all! Here I am back to pick the collective brain! As you will note this has been a reacurring issue starting around 120K. Have been able to stop it prior until now. This vehicle will buck, pretty violently if you get it in just the right spot, star...
2000 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Readiness not set VIN: 1J4FA29P2Y
Vehicle came in for annual emissions testing (PA OBD II type test). Test would not run due to "not ready for testing". Hooked up MAC Mentor and checked readiness status. Continous monitors are set to ready but monitors(4) that need to be set by performing a dr...

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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B4HS28Z2X
we pulled engine down to find #3 rod bearing hammered out we deciced to long block vecihel.can not under stand the knock coming and going wih no bearing left oil pump must have been working over time to fill that void with oil...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L ac system VIN: 2B4GP44382
2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HW28P17
hey i sent this one back for a reflash ,or program , and it's on the road. don't know if the driver is using e85 or not , i'll see when his monthly report come. thanks to everyone who responded. this make all of the big 3 that have sent me flex fuel car not pr...
1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2BCHV81S7H
Well, I want to thank everyone who replied. After a lot of searching, we found it to be the catalytic convertor. It was completely clogged. Once again, I want to thank everyone for their help!
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Surge VIN: 1J4GZ78Y5W
Thank you all for the responces, we did in fact find the iac valve was not fully seating around the throttle plate. We replace the iac, cleaned the throttle plate and the surge is gone. Thanks again for the assistance.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L p1686 VIN: 1J4FF58S7Y
thanks for all the help sorry took so long to close turns out crank sensor damaged pcm (or dealer tech thought pcm damaged crank sensor) whatever, vehicle did not have skim or skis why it got turned on who knows just glad its fixed once again thanks for help j...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW4S8YC
Thanks for all the help. Specially Gilbert, Chad, and Allan. (sounds to me like the downstream fuel trim is kicking in. most likely caused by a problem with the downstream o2. if the downstream o2 "dies", the pcm sees this a lean and drives the goal voltag...
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