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2002 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L pump VIN: 2C8GP74L92
This vehicle has an intermittent P/S pump noise, more so cold and mostly at idle. Customer states it is real bad on initial start cold(its been in the 20's at night). I checked it over and on the day it was here, it did not act up for me. He stopped by Friday ...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XE74C3M
when we first installed the new engine a year ago we had a problem with the rear turbo gkowing we replaced that and still the car would not run right but it would try to run now the car wont even idle we found the computer was burnt and replaced it but now the...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1B4HS28NS1
good afternoon fellas well what i got here is a 01 durango with a 4.7litre v8 came in with oil pressure gauge dropping off to zero when vehicle comes to a stop. have tested oil pressure with a high and low pressure gauge within specs at idle and at 3000 rpm. a...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S61
Hi, all. This jeep will not idle cold--IAC valve does not seem to be controlling idle properly. Using a Snap-on 2500 scanner, I have no codes. I used the idle control output function of the scan tool and requested 2000rpm, and rpm only went up to 1200 rpm. Nex...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58N91
Hi all. Heres one that landed on our doorstep. Complaint was "a vibration". Actually a miss. Cylinder #4. No codes! Checked plug-slightly oily. Switched with known good cyl., no change. Same with coil, no change. Checked ohms on coil and injector, all good. Di...

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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G7X
Well... put everything back together and the car mysteriously started running. Turns out that the motor is shot anyway, it has a serious rod-knock from one of the rear cylinders. I have a sneaky suspicion that the customer did not tell us the full story. Any...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Engine Oil VIN: 3B7KF266XW
Thanks iatn. Had 7 replys which are all reasonable. Had checked oil, customer purchases 15w40 for his trucks(has multiple diesels, all dodge cummins), Oil was not diluted as per a lift pump leaking internally. One tested that needed to be run is crankcase pres...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauges VIN: 1B4GP44G2W
Thanks for all of the great suggestions. I guess to make a long story short we replaced the instrument cluster and it is fixed. We did a lot of testing and that was the conclusion. Thanks again
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1B4HR58N02
Thanks to everyone who responded, we removed the compressor and found an overcharge of oil in the sytem. We don't know how that happened but we messed up. We removed close to 4oz of oil from the compressor after we discharged it and after we re-serviced the sy...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Thanx to the 4 techs who responded! Checked for pulses as recommended, all present. Replaced IAC motor, all is well. I checked the motor connected to circuit and saw the plunger retract when KOEO. Reconnected the old and it did not move. Thanx again! Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control malfunction).
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L directional lights VIN: 1J4FA49S01
Well it's finally fixed. Yes, my fault for not seeing the flasher on the back of the combination switch, mostly because mitchell showes the flasher "inside" the switch. BUT !!! The problem with the relay smoking when you hit the hazzards but not the directiona...
2002 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Gauge VIN: 1J4FA29P62
Thanks again to all who responded, after going through the system several times and finding everything else in good and working condition, I replaced the oil pressure sensor again with another factory unit, and guess what, it failed before I even had time to w...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: IJ4GW48S24
Several of you had this one nailed. There was a rub through on the main wiring harness that runs down the back of the engine. The rub through was very obvious once you could get the harness up where you could see it. It rubbed through 2 of the ground wires tha...
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Guages,Data Stream VIN: 2P4GP4437W
Thanks to all that helped and replied. My customer went on their way with the gauges still screwed up. All they wanted was the check engine light to work for instection and fixing the power porblem to the dash cluster solved that. It seems the gague issue w...
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