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1992 Dodge Colt GL 1.5L timing belt VIN: JB3CU24AXN
Hi everyone, I replaced the timing belt because it was oil soaked. I replaced the cam and crank seals and then the timing belt. When I got the timing belt on I turned it over a few times by hand with the plugs out and it turned easily. Now it runs very rough a...
1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7LG23X0R
This truck was pulled into the shop and was diagnosed with a bad fuel pump.Pump was supplied by customer (up to now is a good friend).Installed pump and immediately started truck.Cust came back next day complaining of black smoke from exhaust. Code 52 was foun... Trouble codes: 52 (Excessive rich mixture i hope this is the correct code)
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B7HC16Y9R
Good Day What I have here is a pain in the butt. This truck will start for us every time but the customer takes it and it will fail to start.. The temp needs to be below 35 degrees and the truck needs to sit for more than 12 hours . The problem is they would ...
1994 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JB3AM54J7R
We have 94 Dodge Stealth with a transmission issue. On a test drive I gathered that it will not go into 4th, starts in 1st, goes into 2nd but when it comes time for it to hit 3rd it downshifts back to 1st . It will shift to third occasionally but will only sta...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L heater core VIN: 3D7HA18N52
this one is crazy the heater core has been replaced 4 times since october 2006 the last one was replaced at the dealer about 2 months ago and has failed again the dealer told the customer when they replaced it that it was electrolisis caused by the wrong antif...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23652
Hello, no pcm or any other body module data buss activity.. I can pull pcm codes but no data and nothing from other modules,, I have tested the ccd bus circuts from the pcm to the dcl and find them open.. Next thing I need to find is the JC7 juction, MOD doesn... Trouble codes: P1698
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ58Y8S
Vehicle failed smog check for slightly high HC/CO @ 2500/idl. Checked all the basics: All PCM sensors/data working correctly and PCM shows a low fuel inj pulse like it's trying to lean it down. Fuel pressure checks out ok and the 02 sensor reads a steady 900mV...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
This jeep has been beating us up pretty bad. It starts and idles perfectly cold then when it hits about 180 degrees it surges and misfires badly. Fuel system is in good shape pressure and volume are good. Ignition is working perfectly. No vacc leaks around inj...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S3Y
Hi all. This is the second time in for this concern of stalling at idle. Happens more when a/c is put on. I cannot duplicate concern. I work for chevy,so I cannot pull a data stream. No codes in system. The voltage to the iac is good. Battery voltage to driver...

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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L airbag system
Thanks to Jerry [...] for there quick response, helped get it fixed. SRS system has 3 modules. main one that controls driver and passenger bags on trans tunnel under dash, then there is a buss line that goes to the SIACM modules on left and r...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HA56J3W
I did not receive alot of information on this vehicle. The customer as well as myself grew frustrated with the inability to properly diagnose this knocking noise. As I previously stated I inspected the connecting rod bearings and cam assemblies and found no fa...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: EB7HC12Y8W
we put bg k44 to aid the problem, do to the customer not willing to wait. but if he comes back i will keep ya informed. thank you very much for all the help from evrery one of ya techs.
1998 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L power steering pump VIN: 4B3AU52N6W
Well many thanks go out to Artie who hit it right on the head! Many people suggested problem with internal seal failure on the reman rack as well as a faulty power steering pump. The culprit was as simple as it could be. The o-ring seal on the return line from...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L trany cooler leak VIN: 1P4GP44R1W
Thanks to all who responded. It seams that any time, any kind of coolant or water enters the transmission, it attacks the clutch plates, and the glue that hold them togather. Thus if the trany is not shot, It will be soon. Save the time and effort in trying to...
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L converter? VIN: 1C3ES46C42
hello to all, I would like to thank all the techs that replied to my request, that following Monday, I took the diff cover off, & found metal filings on the fluid. so I sent it to my trans shop & they did the R&R & repair, they said that the planetary gears we...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L heat VIN: 1B7HU18N92
the door was broke, but while i was in there, and because these are a ton of fun to work on, i replaced the heater cores. both trucks left the same day. and i know now that i can have a dash out in less than an hour.
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1D7HG48N63
Changed the valve body and control module, governor pressure switch, both filters, fluid, still have same problem. Waiting for a manual so I can check the cvi's. Glad the customer is patient.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Long cranking VIN: 1J4GZ58S8R
the customer does not want to put anymore time into problem and is planning on dumping vehicle.i thank everyone for your help
2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF58SX1
First thing thank you to all who replied to my cry for help. To all of you who said it was the crank sensor you were right.Even though the sensor checked good it corrected the problem. The bad part is the customer would not pay me for it. He also wanted me to...
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