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1994 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L transmission goes into limp mode VIN: 1C3EU4533R
Transmission will work fine for 1/2 day, then go into limp mode and stay there. Sometimes Car goes into limp a second after you start the car. Scan for codes none present Live data shows Trans. temp is at 1024 and trans state is Cold. Engine temp runs in the n...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B7HF16Y9T
Customer called on Friday and said she could not get the shifter to come out of park. Triple A was dispatched for tow to my shop. Truck arrives and I looked at it today, no problem found. No matter what I did I can't get it to fail. The shift interlock is all ...
2000 Dodge Caravan 2.4L gasket blown VIN: 2P4FP25BOX
This van came in leaking oil down the back side of the block, coming out under the head. It has some oil in the cooling system, but no coolant in the crankcase. While tearing it down to remove the head, I discovered the cam bearings (if you can call them that)...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3EJ46X01
Came in with broken timing belt. Idle is unsteady and car will die. Computer shows stft for b1s2 is 99.2%. No matter what we do (change sensors and ecm)nothing changes on the stft. ltft is hanging at -14 to -15%. Haved checked o2 circuits against grounds and c...
1974 Jeep J10 5.9L No Start VIN: J4A452CN65
We are working on this jeep that had a wiring harness melt down. We have found that the wire that caused this was grounded. We now have a problem with the resistance wire that goes from the ignition switch to the ignition coil. When we turn on the ignition swi...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78S0T
customer has constantly complained of engine miss at idle. it is noticeable but very minor and not completely consistent. we have replaced the 02 sensor (it was bad), the harmonic balancer (just a guess), the distributor (the shaft was loose)and we even discon...
2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L flywheel
This poor jeep was abused by a drunk man stuck in his own driveway. He beat it until he had no clutch left and then called a tow truck (IDIOT). My question is how do I tell if the dual mass flywheel is any good. The surface is great, he lost all the clutch mat...

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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF2360X
Well like everybody said - I replaced the injection pump, this time I used another supplier. I also installed a low fuel pressure light kit. Fuel pressure and volume were never a concern on this, which also proved true with the addition of the light kit. I gue... Trouble codes: P1693 (dtc in ecm), P0216 (injection pump timing).
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC13Y51
We had replaced the crank sensor with an aftermarket BW part. A factory O.E. crank sensor fixed the issue. Sad thing is that the price was about the same. Trouble codes: P1391.
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, RPM FLARE/shift prob VIN: 1B4HS28N21
Thanks to you all for the suggestions and help. Most all of you sugested that the TPS is the problem...and it was. I ended up using an OTC Genesis to watch the scope pattern and that scanner was fast enough to catch the glitches in the TPS. This took care o... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS voltage does not agree with MAP).
2003 Dodge Neon 2.0L reverse
I did a clutch test with the drb3 this morning and found that I had slippage in low as well with good cvi, so today I did a pressure check and found that the I had low pressure in the l/r port which indicated low line pressure, after I was fairly certain tha...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 2D4GP24R95
Thanks for all your help! I have yet to see this van back in the shop. I was called back a few days ago by the Chrysler tech I was talking to. It turns out he had exactly the same problem as I did himself. He found out from Chrysler that he had to replace the ...
1987 Plymouth Reliant 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P3BP46D7J
Sorry It took so long It was forever finding good used mounts! And that was the fix I guess being Sofeter from age was just enough to hide the shake Thanx To All!
1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: IP3EJ46X8X
Thankyou to everybody for your quick replies.It turns out i needed a second set of hands to help keep everything from moving when belt was installed.Frustration got the better of me!!!
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