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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L doors VIN: 1B7GL23X3V
Broken shaft on panel defrost door made of plastic. I have moved door with vacuum motor and have no binding. This door lasted about 5 months. Door was from Mopar and supossed to be updated part.
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1BEJ46XXVN
Hope some of you out there can lend a hand on this one. Car came into shop about a month and a half ago with the complaint that in stalls at low speed while coming to a stop intermittently like maybe once a week. We scanned the pcm for dtc and to see if the fu...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Starter VIN: 1B4GP54L6W
The van does not crank. Checked the ignition switch and starter signal is going to the start relay. The PCM is not grounding the relay. Found no cummincations with the BCM and IPC. Checked the BCM and fuse box for powers and grounds and found they were OK. The...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: IJ4GW48S24
This one is a puzzle. This vehicle was towed in and presented with a no start/run condition. The vehicle would start and run for approximately 20 seconds and then die. Then it wouldn't start at all. The security lamp is lit and the service engine lamp is on. T...

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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L module coding VIN: 1B3EJ46X4V
I gave up and took the car to the Dodge dealer and paid them $80 to initialize the module. Passthru is still new, I hope the other manufacturers have it together better than Chrysler.
1998 Dodge B2500 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7K2329WJ
I appreciate all of the replies i recieved. i did change the coil as it was inexpensive, that along with the tune up reduced the incidence of this happening quite a bit. I replaced the PCM at the customers request. Since replacing PCM the iac sucking sound and...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Instrument cluster VIN: 1B3EJ56HXY
Thanks,to all My son and I got into the problem over the weekend, and what we found was the previovus owner had put in a aftermarket stereo. In the intallation of this he had wired the instrument lighting into the dimmer circuit of the radio.The BCM was not...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L brake lamp switch and connector VIN: 3B7KF23C42
Thanks to the three techs who replied, especially to the tech who said he has repaired several Dodoge trucks with switch,dash harness,and connector damage with the brake fuse not blown. I meant to ask if this is a pattern failure and evidently it is.The custo...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L p0455 VIN: 1J8GW58N93
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. A couple of you hit it on the head and told me to take down the panels behind the LR quarter panel to access the cannister and check for rotted hoses. They were rotted out junk. Replaced them and all is we...
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