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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L 3-2 Shift VIN: 1C3EJ46X0Y
Good day all; Have here a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus with a harsh 3-2 downshift. We performed a quick learn approximately 2 weeks ago, vehicle then shifted perfectly. Today it's back again with the same issue. Also had a misfire on Cyl 1 which turned out to simply ...
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Hesitation, Stall, no comunication wih VIN: 1C3EL46T23
Good day fellow technicians. We have a Sebring here that came in with a complaint of running poorly and check engine light illumination. Car will not communicate With PCM in enhanced mode with either our Modis or Our Mastertech scan tool. But it will communica...
1992 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GH54R6N
This vehicle came in for intermittant stalling and cutting out. The fuel pump ran all the time when the key was on and I found that the control circut to the ASD relay was grounded internally in the PCM. In addition I found that intermittantly there was 4.75 v...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X41
Techs: have a Dakota pick up that at times will misfire on cylinders 2, 4 and 6 only. Fuel pressure is good (50 psi) and I am thinking something with intake since it is only happening on the right side. Any info much appreciated!! Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2), P0304 (misfire 4), P0306 (misfire 6)
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1B7G2ANX1S
This is one of my brothers friends vehicles its a dodge dakota quad cab,has a vibration or shimmy. I have pretty much verified its coming from the rear of the vehicle. We removed the front drive shaft (which is shot) and drove it the vibration was still there ...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D4GP24353
This caravan surges,hesitates,stalls only when cold.It has no codes in system,it is running too lean when cold but I can't find the cause. It will only do this for the first 1-2 minutes then runs great,making it difficult to test.Has anyone seen this concern b...
2004 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C94
Gentlemen: An associate of mine has this car that has turned into a nightmare for him. The vehicle will start but die almost immediately. There is no communication with a scan tool. The computer has been replaced and no change in symptom or available data oc...
1993 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Surge VIN: 4E3CG64F0P
Hello fellow iatn members. This talon trailer hitches or surges most pronounced in 2nd gear on light throttle between 2000 and 2500 rpms. I had the head off for a valve grind due to 2 burnt valves on #1 cylinder and a large vacuum leak at the intake. So with t...
1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT68S5P
i have a no spark and no fuel injector pulse condition. i am getting the +12v to ignition coil and injectors while cranking(which indicates the auto-shut down relay is working, no blown fuses), but i am not getting the ground reference for them to fire. the cr...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
in park if gas pedal is depressed fast vehicle stumbles and slowly accelarates only to 3100 rpms while driving down the road if gas is applied fast vehicle stumbles and only accelerates to 3100 rpms if wide open throttle is maintained vehicle loses speed and r...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SOY
Cranks but no start. Code P1389 No ASD output voltage @ the PCM. The 15Amp #26 injector fuse was blown & blows immediately upon replacing.The fuel pump relay is being powered up but the injector fuse keeps blowing. I have unplugged the O2 sensor fuse since the... Trouble codes: P1389 (No ASD output voltage the PCM), P0400
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Switch VIN: 1J4GR48K15
Here at the dealer we have close to ten jeeps that will just click and not start. per tech line we clear codes and hook up scan tool woth flight recorder. no luck, it will not duplicate itself while in the shop. customers will leave and have the problem come r...

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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L limp in VIN: 3C3EL55H7V
Thanks to everyone who replied. What i end up finding was two things. Tha crank signal was strong enough for the ecm to see but not the tcm. The signal peak was 3.5 volts & not 5 . there was a bad conection in the plug at the crank sensor that would come & go....
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L training sensors VIN: 2C46P54LO5
customer drove van app. 4 hundred miles this weekend and after 2 hundred the light went off. Never came back on, hope every one does not need a 2 hundred mile jurney to retrain. thanks for all the help Mike
1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B3ES47C4V
pulled the wiring harness out and opened it up and found alot of wires "fused" together but just on there insulation, no visible wire to wire touching. pulled it all apart and wrapped the wires individually which electrical tape and put it back together with n... Trouble codes: P1391.
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L battery VIN: 1B7HC16Y1W
well i load tested the battery again after it sat in the shop for 3 days and the battery voltage went down to 9.1 volts. i replaced the battery again with a different brand and so far it has been sitting for 5 days and is cranking o.k . thanks again for all th...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
It is sitting beside me purring. We were boneheads when we went after this job. We had installed a water pump about a year ago and the owner did not want the chain, so I turned the pump over and looked at it but it seemed fine. In truth, the gear had come l...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L trans will only have second gear and reverse VIN: 2B4GP4438Y
Found input speed sensor terminal tension loose, causing high resistance(poor fit)
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 1J4GW58N42
Well guys I think I have this one fixed.I replaced the intake with all new gaskets so far so good.My wife is happy now,thanks to you all.THANK YOU.
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58235
This car drove me nuts. When you check everything and it's still screwed up you have to start again at the beginning. I changed the oil and made sure it was 5-20. This is where it gets strange. While road testing the car I decided to try totally eliminating ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0339, P0315, P0335, 1417 (cylinder 7 reactivation control performance).
1993 Plymouth Laser 1.8L No Start, no spark
well this car has me baffeled i cannot get spark i replaced ecu per mitchell and dist cap rotor wires another dist with coil from running car all to no change thank you to all who replied if any one can help me i would appreciate it this was all caused by hitt...
1995 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L pcm VIN: 2P4GH2537S
after hour of searching, just to be sure i found no problem wires i did several continuity check assuring my self the problem was the pcm, i replaced it and all is well
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