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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L floors VIN: 3C3EL45X2T
hi, recently had convertable top replaced on sebring after replacing top having terrible water leaking problem after a good rain .back floors filling with water then overflowing to front checked drain plugs in rear wheel wells no blockage and also checked drai...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L sway bar VIN: 2E4GP44R54
at slow speed going over bumps there a clunk from front of van checked struts bearing plates ball joints tie rod ends
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2C3JA63H05
Hello and thanks in advance to the Chrysler techs who see this. This 300C Hemi has 1 code, P0300 for random misfire. Code is not current. No fault freeze data shown on either of my aftermarket scan tools. But, fuel pressure is good at 63psi, I can scope the co... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L timing VIN: C0SD266055
customer bought the car and timing belt was broke, replaced timing belt and tensionor pulley. Vechicle ran fine, then noticed the headgasket was blowed, we replaced head gasket, had the clyinder head pressured check and cleaned, everything checked fine. got it...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7KC236XW
Hello need help with intermittent surge stall slowing down customer states rpm would drop down to o rpm and would have to feather throttle to pick back up may only happen one time then go 2weeks and start again and go away scaned code po121 was stored in histo... Trouble codes: P0121
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z5X
The owner of this truck stated that it would just quit. I plugged in my scanner, no fault codes present. I evaluated each system and noticed that the timing at idle was jumping between 0 and 16 degrees. I assumed that the rotor was failing. I replaced cap, rot...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L oil pressure VIN: 1B4HS28Y6F
installed manual oil pressure guage, needle on gauge vibrates and at around 1500 rmp it will acutally swing from 30 to 50 psi back and forth constantly. Keeping exact pace with the needle is a small tick that can be heard and felt. Motor really runs nice, no c...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R52
Good morning every one. I have this 2002 Intrepid wich Came in with check engine light on and codes po442 small leak and po440 general evap system problem. I smoke tested system and checked all components and found no problems. Knowing commen issues with these... Trouble codes: P0440
2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel system VIN: 1B7GL12X92
Have changed fuel pump, have checked fuel pressure and flow, engine still wants to run very lean. Starts out at 4.0 voltz, and quickly goes to .75 on precats 02 sensors. I'm lost for answers, has anyone had this problem? Cannot get rid of the lean condition.
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18DX3
only problem is engine light comes back on after a few miles have replaced the cat and the front o2 sensor all started when replacement engine (used ) customer says light was never on before Trouble codes: P0420
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7MR48C45
This vehicle has an intermittent "jerk" when driving down the highway. I cannot make it appear on demand but can usually get it to show up at highway speeds and light acceleration while going up a hill. If it were a gas engine I would say it need some new plug...
1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4FT27S1R
guys, i just bought this jeep 2wd. while driving speeds 35mph and up, there is a rubbing/grinding noise and vibration coming from the center or rear of vehicle. the noise goes away while coasting. but even if you lightly accel it comes back. i cannot get it to...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58Y8S
this jeep went swimming in a pond, and i have had my hands full with elec. problems. the big one is the engine. what's happening is i lose injector pulse just after starting it, but not all the injectors. the vehicle will stay running for about 30 seconds befo...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GZ58S9V
After replacing the exhaust manifold (OEM) about 3 1/2 months ago the vehicle has come back 3 times with the same problem, engine has an unstable idle, runs rich, loss of power and ck. engine light on (P0171) after replacing the front oxygen sensor (2 after ma... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean)
1998 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 8JEFZ235EW
please tell me what to do, i check all fuses, ecu power and ground all seem to be ok. Best Regards.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4W
Plugged in noid light on injectors and crank over it starts and dies after three seconds. ?
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, starts sometimes VIN: 1J4GW58SOX
Customer driving about 50 MPH and it just died. I have unplugged all sensors with five volt references. I followed trouble tree (got hit with a branch!) which led me to replace a bunch of parts - no change. When cranking, scanner will not go over 200 RPMs. Inj... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil 1 primary circuit), P0352 (ignition coil 2 primary circuit), P0353 (ignition coil 3 primary circuit)
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L oil warning light VIN: 1J4GL48K72
Greetings fellow tech. Used vehicle checkover at our Ford dealer ship found leaking oil pressure switch. Replaced switch, customer or salesman experienced oil pressure warning light on intermittent. Road tested with Modis for 30 miles while monitoring oil pres...

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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL45H6V
Thanks for all your help. It turned out to be a blown head gasket! The car did not show any signs of overheating. The resevoir was full and I failed to check the coolant level in the engine itself. I did scope the crank, cam and coil signals but none of them a... Trouble codes: 13 (MAP sensor), 51 (Lean), 66 (no body CCD communication).
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L intake VIN: 2C3HD46JXX
Thanks for all the help guys. The fix was a combination of the heater inlet tube "o"ring(under the lower intake and the lower intake gaskets. Again thanks for the help. Jack [...]
2000 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L won't accelerate VIN: 4C3AU52N9Y
Well, this one was a good one! thanks to all that responded, got a few that said distributor problems are common on these, so I ordered one and tried it, not only did it not fix it but it got worse, it didn't want to start at all, these rotors can go on three ...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine side motor mount VIN: B61T599689
finally got the engine jacked up far enough to get it slid out. thanks for the help
1987 Dodge W250 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HW24T2H
we found faulty wiring inside of the pick up coil, replaced with another new one, set air gap and fired right up
1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JB3XD64B7N
Hi, and thanks to you guy's that confirmed my thoughts about the faulty ecm. Replaced ecm and customer drove car out of here. Thanks again. Trouble codes: 21 (Top Dead Center Sensor), 22 (Crank Angle Sensor).
1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Temp Gauge VIN: 1B3EJ46X0T
There were really good replies and tests to be performed. Unfortunately this customer didn't want to spend any more cash on car. We strongly suspected the Body Control Module but weren't able to isolate without funds. Thanks guys.
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP45R1W
Hi, First of all thanks to all who took their time to read and consider my post. All eight replies were valuable and helped me to come to a conclusion. First reply concerned voltage drops on grounds. Because of the intermittent nature of the problem, all te...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU16D15
Thanx again IATN!!! As most of you suggested the Map sensor was the culprit. Replaced and took care of both codes!! thanks guys! Trouble codes: P0129, P2174 (Low Air Flow/ Restriction Detected instant), P0300 (Random misfire).
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Electronic VIN: WD2PD14415
the fix was to replace a/c control head. I found if i removed the signal return wire from the pressure switch the voltage would increase with psi. but not if it was plug in. some thing in the control head was pulling the voltage down.
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Lighting VIN: WD0PE74507
Many thanks to those who replied, we went with an aftermarket light modulator, the lights are working fine now.
1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FT78SXT
I didnt fix the problem we tried running new wires to the iac from the computer. The timing was correct and the distributor was fine. Cust decided to trade the truck
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Horn, speedometer VIN: 1J4GW48SC4
It's been over two weeks and the problems haven't returned. They must be related since it all happened pretty much at the same time. No one reported having experienced this one so it must be a strange one. Did have 1 reply that said to check the wiring harnes...
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