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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46J9W
Greetings all great tech of the IATN!! First off, let me apologize for the following very long post...but i want to be sure you have enough info to be able to offer help...nothing agitates me more than reading a 2 liner with next to no info, sooo...too much i... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermitant loss of cmp or ckp signal), P0700 (transmission fault)
2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R62
Okay all you Mopar techs out there. I need to pick your brains a little. We have a 2002 concorde that a local used car dealer traded for(big mistake), it has the junk 2.7 liter motor. Our problem is that we have a misfire at idle on cylinder #5. We have swappe... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5)
1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JB3XD64B7N
Car came in for no start. Did compuer check and got codes for top dead center sensor and crank angle sensor. Performed pin point tests and all voltages and grounds checked okay. Replaced crank angle sensor and car ran good. went to restart later and would not ... Trouble codes: 21 (Top Dead Center Sensor), 22 (Crank Angle Sensor)
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G2X
Greeting techs. I'm working on a bus communication problem on this caravan. I have virtually no experience and limited knowledge of these types of problems, but I'm trying to learn. The vehicle came in with the mil on and the below noted codes stored. Although... Trouble codes: P1695, P1698, P1716, 36 (bus comm. error - code from abs), 33 (abs warning lamp ckt - code from abs)
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Surge VIN: 1B4GP25BX2
Hi all and thanks for taking the time to read this. This 2.4 Caravan has a surge/slight miss at light throttle, LT fuel trims are minus 12 to minus 15 when it happens. IF you take the hose off the EGR valve fuel trims are normal and it runs good. Replaced EGR ...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L startting VIN: 3D7MU48C83
Hello people, Attn: Diesel technicians I've got a 2003 dodge ram 3500 with a 5.9 cummins that I'm trying to fix. The engine does not start normally. If I disconnect the intake air heater relays and give it a shot of starting fluid it starts and runs ok but wi...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KU28673
Hello all and good evening. This truck came just before closing for me to look at in the morning and wanted to see if anyone had any ideas before I get started. I dont see many diesels as this is more of an automotive repair facility. This truck falls on its f...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU16D15
Hello all, got this 05 dodge ram just out of warranty. Intermittenly truck will stall while sitting at stoplight at idle. On accel truck will start to pop and misfire and loose power, earlier today on accel truck was acting like it was hitting the rev limiter ... Trouble codes: P0129, P2174 (Low Air Flow/ Restriction Detected instant), P0300 (Random misfire)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L interior lights VIN: 1J4GZ48S8W
I have this 98 Grand Cherokee, and intermittently th interior lights will flash off and on. Vehicle does not have to be running. Also noone has to be in it or around it.This does happen even while driving. The customer also complained of the battery going dead...

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64LXV
The majority of replies stated that the insttrument cluster was responsible for both the failure to start, because this vehicle has the Vehicle Theft Security System, and the obvious condition that the guages were intermittent in operation. Apparently, when th... Trouble codes: 66 (no bcm comunication).
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L power locks VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
Replaceing the lock cylinders fixed the vehicle. Thanks for all of your input.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Left Turn Bulb VIN: 2B4GP44R6W
Hi All: I apologize for the delay in posting the fix but I wanted to be sure it was in fact fixed. The fix was as simple as replacing the socket. I've tested the socket every why I can think of and it looks fine. As soon as I replaced the socket the bulbs stop...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1B4GT54L62
two problems here. first the slipping was due to reman transmission coming unglued. figured this out by additional road testing to isolate vibration. replaced trans again and then attacked vibration. I was surprised that nobody seems to understand how the vico...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L steering column VIN: 1B4HR28Y6X
Thank you all for the advice, the vehicle is returning this week and I will get a chance to look for your suggestions. First thing I'll do to eliminate the lower half is to disconnect the upper portion of column and see what happens. Thanks once again.
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Torque Converter VIN: 1B7HG2AN11
Sorry to have taken so long to post this.We finally got the truck back Friday for a different problem.#3 injector was not opening causing a misfire.After replacing the injector and all 8 plugs and pvc this truck does not act up anymore with the converter locki...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L trans controller
Thanks for great suggestions! The winner is Lorne [...]. The trans solonoid pack was the cause of the grief. Thanks guys for the assistance!
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT68SXT
I bad battery ended up being the problem with this Jeep! Unknown to us at the shop (because it started fine everytime we had it) the battery was barely starting the car after sitting over the weekend. Thanks to all who responded. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control circuit).
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L no start VIN: IJ4GW58N2Y
I received many good suggestions. it appears that there were two separate problems with this vehicle. The crank position sensor was definitely bad. This fixed a large part of the intermittent problem. Several technicians suggested replacing the cam positio...
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