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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56HXS
vehicle intermittantly dies mainly cold and sometimes when warm. computer has been changed.cant really test distributor. when it dies you can re-start everytime. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks
2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Intake VIN: 2C3HD46R6Y
Chrysler guys HELP! Got this one in and the upper intake was full of coolant. Cannot find anythng obvious and were leaning toward head gasket but don't want to get burned with something we are unaware of! Another shop (unknown) had replaced one spark plug and ...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L blend doors? VIN: 2C4GP44R45
during extreme cold ambient air temperatures(below 20 degrees) there is no heat. Temp guage shows warm, verified by infra-red thermometer. At times a slight trickle of heat from passenger side but pure ice cubes from drivers side. Coolant system full, no leaks...
1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JB3XD64B0N
Vehicle first came in for fuel smell and no start. Found a broken sending unit. Replaced that, the fuel pump and the fuel filter. Started car and ran for about 10 mins. before it stalled. Would not restart. Found out the customer was having the same problem. C...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KF226XW
The pickup gelled up 4 days ago when it was down to -25 degrees. or we thought that it had gelled up. We replaced the filter bled the system and away it went. But every morning after that it will start and go into high idle and die after about twenty seconds. ...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
pulled plenum to check for faulty intake gasket,found alot of oil in plenum.checked and replced pcv valve but it seemed fine.1-3-5 seem to be affected more than 2-4-6 when i checked inj. kill and long term fuel trim is way of on that same bank.any sug. aprecia...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7FL26X1X
This truck misses, stalls, and spark knocks in reverse and hot. When cold it runs good in all gears and will always run good in drive. It had a used engine installed by another shop a year ago and the problem has been getting worse for the last 4 months. I hav...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Oil pressure VIN: 3B7HF12Y4Y
Cust. just bought this one: - When engine revs to over 1800 rpm oil pressure on truck gauge drops to below 0. It does this worse on COLD engine. Scanner shows 4.9 volts & 0 psi when acts up. Will show great oil pressure at idle. We checked with manual guage & ...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C14
Vehicle cranks but will not start. We got the truck from another shop who replaced the intake heater and worked on vehicle for 4 days. Scan tool data indicated 180 RPM cranking speed and zero fuel injection rail pressure. We loosened the banjo fitting on the h... Trouble codes: P0483 (Cooling fan speed), P2269 (Water in fuel)
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L G-Sensor VIN: 1D8HB58DX4
HELP!! Need some direction & guidance. There is quiet a story to this one.Vehicle originally came in about a month ago with ABS,Traction Control & Ck. Eng light "on". Owner is going to sell vehicle & at that time I pulled 2 codes C1210-G-sensor input(ABS) & P0...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Surge VIN: 3D7K526CX5
Need help with this diesel. We had a cold snap here in upstate NY. Customer could not get truck started. He changed the fuel filter and eventually got it running. We have had warmer weather since and truck still starts hard. Approx. 15 sec. of cranking. Also i...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ58L4K
We replaced the engine in this Jeep and get no fire. Tested coil and relays all good, replaced CKP with used one out of runnibg jeep. Still no fire, replace with a new CKP and even went as far as getting factory refit kit with new CKP (#2) and wireing harness ...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX5856W
Car came to my shop after a friend of mine try to repair but not results. vehicle cranks ok and starts but after a few seconds (10), cuts out try to start again but injectors missed their pulse. turn ignition off and try to starts again and starts only few sec...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L connecting rod VIN: 1J4GW58N7X
hello have this 99 jeep grand cherokee 4.7 with a rod knock, this is my own vehicle, due to the price of both used and reman motors i am thinking of installing a crank kit and 1 connecting rod, has anyone had any luck with these or should i bite the bullet and...
2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA39SX3
HI EVERYONE, I got this 03 Jeep wangler that will run from 5-60 sec. than dies. After it dies I can't communicate with any modules and will not restart untill I leave the key off for a little 10to30 sec some times. I unpluged each module indivauly an I still c...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L speedo,temp guage VIN: 2P4FP2534W
Good evening chrysler techs.I have this old voyager that is giving me a serious headache.customer complaint,no speedo no temp guage,no power door locks,and on the digital shifter indicator on the dash everything from park to low has a square box around it,inst...

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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46J9X
Thanks to all that replied to this help request. This one is finally fixed, although the fuel pressure looked good the volume of fuel was not. When the vehicle and the fuel pump warmed up, there would be alot of air in the fuel rail which caused it to run roug... Trouble codes: P1687 (no mic bus message received), P1686 (no skim bus message received), P1695 (no body ccd message), P0432 (l bank catalyst eeficency failure).
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L odometer VIN: 2C4GP44391
Good evening! We received 3 replies to this post and all indicated the instrument cluster. We did try another cluster, but this did not prove to be the fix. After speaking to the technicians at United Radio (who provided us with the bcm) they did a little re...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP74L82
I would like to thank everyone who took time to reply to me. Rajesh hit this one correct. After talking to some chrysler techs, they told me the easiest diagnosis is to unplug pcm when key is on. If fuel pump quits running, it is a bad PCM. Replaced PCM. It is... Trouble codes: P1282 (Fuel Pump Relay Control Circuit), P1495 (Leak Detection Pump Solenoid Circuit), P1684 (Battery Disconnected).
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L no start VIN: 1587423234
Plugged exhaust!!! Also had a bad personality key on the scanner which is why I had no communication. Once that was solved was able to see pcm inputs & outputs. Thanks for the help.
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L wiper VIN: 2B4FP2531X
Thanks a lot. Especially, to Robert. 30 minutes after replacing the BCM, the wiper worked. And than did not work anymore. Why? Inspected and found the PDC bottom corroded. Fixed the corroded wire, BCM to PDC. Wiper work perfectly. Thank you again. I forgot it ...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L driveline VIN: 3D7KU28C94
well after all it was the driveshaft, one thing i failed to mention was when our drivline guy had the shaft he found the dampner on the front of the shaft wobbling, what he told me was that this was a common problem and all he does is remove them and balance t...
1988 Jeep Wagoneer Limited 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1JCMT7544J
Thanks for the help. I put a chain in the transfer case. No more slipping.
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58595
First i would like to thank the only 4 of some 50,000 plus techs that may know about deisels especially the "JEEP LIBERTY" (POS)! The customer picked up the Jeep on the twentieth of December and said that if the light came back on we wouldn't here from him til... Trouble codes: P0299, P0401.
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