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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, loss of power VIN: 1C4GT64L5X
This is another one of those odd ones. The van runs fine with light throttle but not so much with heavy acceleration. It doesn't bog as bad as a plugged exhaust usually does but does rev slower. I found my fuel trim staying at 0% and my O2's at .06 on one test... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C3HE66G4X
Hi everyone. I'm using my global obd2 function on my scanner to identify which cly. is misfiring. The only test result I got was for test id 61, component 00. Which "passed" but showed a moderate valve between min/max limits. I don't have a book or chart to lo...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L low power VIN: 3B7HC13Y1S
hi. this one's killing me...towed in for no spark at plugs,weak spark at coil...tune up items installed(autolite plugs,new wires,new cap,new rotor,throttle bore cleaned) truck now runs but breaks up when loaded...fuel pressure and volume tests pass (...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3B7HC13Y4X
Hey boys and girls. This truck initially came in with a no start condition, through testing we found a plugged converter. We replaced the converter. About a month after it came back with a violent miss, we tuned it up(plugs, wires, cap, rotor, pcv valve, motor...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HC1640X
Towed in no start. Fuel pressure ok. No spark at 2 plugs, spark at coil ok. Cam % crank senors ok at senors and on data stream. Replaced cap and rotor. Swaped out asd relay. Getting ready to replace pcm. Customer is from out of town waiting on vehicle. Any ide...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 3B7KC2363X
when accelerating hard the 2-3 shift will hang up and not shift until the pedal is lifted then it shifts. alldata said chrysler doesn't provide specs for the sensor.Thanks
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B4HS528NX
hello fellow iatn menbers. this dodge will stall for customer but not me. it is very intermittent. i have replaced iac valve and tps. i found these bad by tap test. customer is growing impatient. fuel pressure is within spec. i have labscope cam/crank sensor g... Trouble codes: P0108
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN71
Vehicle first came in for a check engine light after comeing from auto zone to have codes checked, found code for cam\crank and customer replaced crank sensor. According to the customer he only had a surging problem at stop signs to begin with, He replaced sen... Trouble codes: P1391
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L starting system VIN: 1B3ES56C83
Customer said when car was towed in, it all started one day when she was driving, everything on the dash went out, radio went off etc. but vehicle did not stall, it only went out for a second or two. this occured twice. then the third time, the vehicle actuall...
2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L no start VIN: 1B3EL56T84
car came in on a hook no start no crank battery test good when i turn on the ignition the only relay i hear click is fuel pump i have no power to trigger wire at starter replaced igniton switch still no start now odometer no bus i had no codes prior to switch ...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Headlights VIN: 2D4GP44313
Greetings, I'm struggling with this one. The customer is experiencing flickering of headlights intermittently. They will flicker four or five times in a row then straighten out for the next 30 miles or so. The customer is concerned they will go out permanently...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C64
Morning guys and gals! have here this truck with code in system that i can't clear! I have solus and it just doesn't clear it! I tested relays #1 and #2 they both seem to be working fine can also turn them with solus! At the intake air temp. sensor tested conn... Trouble codes: P0541
1992 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Runs rich VIN: 1P3XA4633N
Vehicle has problem with intermittent runinning rich if idles for too long. O2 sensor goes to 1V, fuel trim -25%. Would stall if turning steering wheel with A/C on. Happens so intermittently and for such a short time I have not been able to get any direction. ...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L wiper motor VIN: 2P4GP2435T
Hi fellow techs. I got a Plymouth Voyager with a wiper problem. The wipers will work everytime you press the washer switch. . Sometimes they will come on and make a swipe with the switch in the on position. I tested the green yellow wire going to the wiper swi...

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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R8Y
thanks for fast response.most leaned towards the output speed sensor and that was the problem.couldnt believe how reasonable the price was.
2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2C3HH56U6Y
The problem went away and the customer has not experienced this problem anymore. I wigged the wire harness going to the BCM and I also hit it a few times with a rubber hammer. This may have temporally hidden the fault. If it happens again I will take a look in...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
First I'd like to thank Paul from Texas and Brian from Indiana for their input. You both were right on target. The chain drive to the balance shafts (didn't know this motor has them, again thanks) was stretched and slapping the side of the block. So glad this...
1992 Dodge B250 5.2L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2B6HB21Y6N
Thanks for everyones help. Reindexing the dist. solved the problem. Had to find another 3.9 or 5.2 to make a template for the V8 mark on the balancer, it was so rusted that couldn't read the marks. This is the second time I have used IATN and both times there ...
1993 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L alternator VIN: 3B4GE17Y4P
Hi all, A little late closing this one out, kinda forgot about it. Well first of thanks to those who replied, unfortunatly, I was not able to resolve the problem. What I did do however, was rewire the alternator field coil 12v+ wire to a [...] source direct f...
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1B7G2ANX1S
Well this one is fixed ! The problem was the chinese brake drums. I dial indicated the axles and found them to me less than .005 out of round . I knew that it wasnt the axle so I had a Durango in the shop with the drums off so I threw them on this truck and th...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift, range slection, rev limiter VIN: 1D7HU18Z12
This truck is fixed. We ended up replacing the the valve body with a rebuilt one. Three replies suggested we had lost 2nd gear possible due to a band adjustment or wear. We checked the band and found it to be a little lose but not worn. we did adjust it to...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L35
Thanks to all that replied.Almost everyone said just change the egr valve,the said these are a problem and a lot of them go bad.The way to check it correctly is with a chrysler scan tool.The valve is right there in front but the bottom bolt is a pain to instal... Trouble codes: P0404 (No flow detected from egr).
1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L wipers VIN: 2P4GP4533T
The socket where the BCM slid into the fuse box assembly was lightly corroded. We cleaned the connection and reinstalled the origonal BCM. As far as we know the customer has had no more problems, but the van has only been gone a few days. So we will have to...
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