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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Starting VIN: 3C3EL45HXW
Car came into us about a week ago with fuse #8 blown, replaced fuse and blew a few key cycles later, checked iatn for known problems, found overwhelming posts indicating starter problem, replaced starter and customer took vehicle, well fuse blew again about a ...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BBX1
this car came in for idle conern. car runs poorly checked compressin, fuel pressure, exhaust restriction no issure found, had a code for map sensor.p1297 map sensor does respond with vacuum pump on it, baro seems normal at 27.4. car will run better with a vacu... Trouble codes: P1297
1990 Dodge Ramcharger 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, LEAN CONDITION VIN: 3B4GM17Z2L
This vehicle is really got me chasing my tail. Vehicle came in running bad. I checked the computer system and the fuel trim was +25% at all speeds off idle. Checked fuel pressure and no problem found. Checked for vac leaks around the throttle body and intake m...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MC3366X
truck died driving,tested fuel pressure had none,installed pump had fuel .started ran fine,turned off would not run,sits awhile will start,replace injector pump started fine,test drive 2 times no problem,cust picks up drives 2 days fine,then it will not start ... Trouble codes: P1689
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1B4GP44GXY
van came in.another shop replaced front pads,rear shoes & wheel cylinders,pedal goes all the way to the floor.will not pump up.i changed master and booster. did not help at all.with engine off good hard pedal,start engine goes to floor.i've bleed system severa...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1D7HU18N62
Hello to all you Dodge techs. I have this 1500 that when the 4wd is disengaged the 4wd seems to stay engaged for a long period of time. This causes a howling(which happens in 4Hi and is also a concern) and a pull to the left. Sometimes stopping the vehicle and...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L headlights VIN: 1D7HA16K23
truck came in for oil change,rotate and balance , front brakes, and to check all exterior light bulbs. when i turned headlights on , they were already on high beam. all bulbs ok but headlights now will not turn off . the high beam indicator in cluster is illum...

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Thanks to all who replied. Steve from New Mexico was very helpful by explaining how to figure out the correct gauge fuseable link I should need. I got a 12 gauge link and installed it and drove the vehicle for an hour or so. So far no problems not even warm wh...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7CC26X2V
Well as most of you said to clean the IAC. I removed it and cleaned also cleaned out the passage. It now will idle warm, it does start a little hard but customer does not care he is just glad it doesn't stall anymore. Thanks everybody for the help.
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R12
Found sprocket spinning on pump shaft creating the noise. Time consuming due to configuration of engine, but saved the engine. Thanks for the input and information.
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L fuel gauge, brake and turn lights VIN: 3D6WH48A57
The pickup was sent ot the dealer under warranty. After a day the service writer called and told me the instrument cluster was bad. After the cluster was installed I still had a problem with the brake lights. The rest of the problems are gone but warranty woul...
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