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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1C3EL55U61
used engine installed approx 6 weeks ago, new fuel pump== new tps==new 6 coils==new spark plugs, makes no difference if cold or hot ===always cut out on accel, starts good,good idle=== if you get past approx 2500 no more hesitation. thank you in advance,
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B34
Hello This crusier went into the ditch and now doesnt run correctly. I found that the plugs were fuel fouled so those were replaced. Did a compression check and found that each cylinder were 130-160 range. After installation of new plugs and wires car does run... Trouble codes: P2305
2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD36M44
Vehicle runs very poorly, sever misfire at times, hesitation, runs worst mid throttle 25-45 mph, idle is a little rough but not real bad, will free rev ok. Scan tool data shows crank sync.current = no, cam sync. = yes. Cam Crank difference 2.5 degrees. Data li... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Park Adjustment
After replacing all cables ,rear brakes and adjusting rear shoes.I am unable to get the park cable to self adjust enough to hold rear drums.Checked Mitchel and it says that the park brake is self adjust.Tried tugging on cables with no success.I am not a Chryco...
1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L monitors incomplete VIN: 2B4FP25B5V
this van came in for NYS inspection, 2 weeks ago, no MIL on, we made some safety repairs (brakes, tie rod end) and went to run it through the VIP unit and it said all monitors not ready, we never disconnected battery or let it go dead, and customer said he did...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Convertor VIN: 1B7HF16Z8W
This truck is highway driven most of the time, 50 miles each way to work and back. This truck will sometimes shatter when in lock-up condition. I have removed pan and found very little debris. Fluid does not smell burned. I was monitoring Gov. Pressure, when t...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hub assy VIN: 3B7KF26D6W
this truck has had 4 left front hubs in the past 30,000 miles 3 by us and 1 by another shop the stub axle shaft was replaced due to theads were stripped the dust shield was replaced it got buggered up during the removal process a new nut and hub assy less than...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 &2-3 shifts VIN: 3D3KU28C63
Dear techs (especially Dodge experts): I have this truck that is having shifting problems. If you accelerate with any amount of throttle it will not shift to 2nd until you let off; then it will shift, but if you give it throttle to soon it will shift back down...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LU38C94
this came in as a no start, we can start on starting fluid and it will idle for ever, if you touch the throttle it runs up on the govenor and surges untill you turn the key off, i can't seem to find any helpful numbers to work with, fuel pressure relief valve ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L low brake pedal VIN: 1D4GP24RX5
Hi all, I have this caravan in the shop right now with a low brake pedal. The pedal seems to fade on light braking, if you push the pedal down hard there is no fade at all. It feels like a master, but I have seen a couple of postings about air getting trapped ...
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29P1W
Jeep 2.5 Floods cold, will eventually start if plugs removed and dried, runs badly until completely warm, then drives normally. New plugs, wires, rotor cap, no change in behavior...Initially found corroded coil wire and assumed poor spark. New wires but no hel...
2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L oil distibution VIN: 1J4GL38K73
hello everybody, we have a problem with no oil getting to the right hand cylinder head. The only oil is what is slung from camshaft gear. Engine has LOTS of oil pressure. The oil is fed thru the #3 main bearing according to the mitchell diagram. So my thought ...

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L abs hydraulics VIN: 1C4GP64L4V
thanks to all who replied i had to problems. first was a faulty abs control unit holding the rf abs valve closed. replaced with another and had fluid flowing fine. the original problem remained. john from florida nailed it with a bad brake booster. i couldn't ...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY7G83T
I apologize for my late response. To make a short story shorter, the service adviser asked me to post a help request for a fellow tech. We never did see the PT again after it was fixed the first time. I enquired about it today and was told "It's at the Dealer... Trouble codes: P0351, P0300.
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47CXT
turned out to have bad valves one #4 cylinder computer did turn off injector after so many misfires thanks Trouble codes: 401 (4 misfire).
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Accessories VIN: 1B7MF33D9W
Found the cause of the draw. Connector under the front seat going to the seatbelts was badly corroded.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L abs VIN: 3B7HF13Z7X
Well I sort of fixed it, I did find a weak wire in the wire loom above the fuel tank. Since I repaired the wire, I it has not set the ABS light, I still see the glitch while monitoring the ABS system on the modis but the glitch is not seen when monitoring t...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L transfer cas VIN: 1B4HS58N72
check all wiring and connections.ohm test switches.check motor.checked all grounds,splices and terminals.we ended up replacing switch thanks
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1D4GP25R13
I didn't get alot of help on this one. My problem was no engine speed data from TCM. I had trans input speed & output speed when driving, so both trans sensors were working fine. The engine speed signal comes from the crank sensor. It then splices in the main ...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L l/r pressure valve VIN: 2B3HD56G93
Hi again, should have listened to Gary from Washington,Thanks for all the replies, I checked a few more things that were suggested with no problem found, so I pulled the trans and sent it to a local trans shop reinstalled and had the same problem. So I pulled...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L wipers VIN: 1D7HA18084
Thank's to all of the help from everyone,it ended up being the body control module that is inside the instrument cluster. I put a used one in and the wipers work perfect.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4EZ78Y4T
1998 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FT27P4W
Vehicle is now on the road again. Additional information from the owner was that she purchased the vehicle in this no start condition and was told that it needed a clutch(?). The technician before me recommended and installed the secondary ignition (spark plug... Trouble codes: P0320 (No Crank Reference - Sensor At PCM), P1388 (No ASD Relay - Open/Short).
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L rear wiper VIN: 2P4GP45G7W
thanks for the speedy responses. most indicated bcm failure for wiper issues, but Todd hit it right on the head. 2 problems 1)Low freon level caused failed cool down test during diagnostic check. This is indicated by the flashing recirc - AC leds. Had I read ...
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