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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2C3HD56T9T
Need help figuring this one out. Customer bought this from a friend. Seems this friend is a shade tree mechanic. Car starts up great but has a rough idle and no service engine light on. I scanned it and found that the left bank stays rich and the L-ST and L-...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 1C4GP64L9V
Intermittently this van will not start (usually in warmer weather after driving 15-30 min.). Cranks ok. Intermittent start and die. PCM data shows vehicle theft system is shutting off fuel. I was told the likely cause was a faulty instrument cluster (thanks to...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L drivers door window VIN: 2C3JA63H45
vehicle came in with drivers door window working but it will olny roll up or down about 3 inches at a time and stops, then hitting the switch again it will roll approx another three inches. it has the auto up and auto down features and had a code b1859 stored ...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L window VIN: 2C3JA53G25
r/f power window drops in 1" increments!! got a client coming in from out of town on Saturday (car was sold by local dealer), the right front window has one touch but only drops in small increments-even if button held down. hoping I my get some advance tips, s...
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1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Starts and stalls VIN: 1B3EJ56H8X
This car had the trans replaced by a backyard mechanic. Customer says they disconnected the battery when they did it. Now its in my lap was running before trans was done. It starts runs for about 2 seconds and stalls this will repeat as long as the battery hol...
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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...
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L headliner VIN: 1D4GP24R96
the headliner on this van looks wrinkled and seems to be from water damage. this is the third headliner that will be replaced. the damaged areas are on the sides, above the A, B, C, pillars from front to back. removed headliner and water tested but no exterior...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S6R
towed in with crank, no start, fuel pressure cranking 40 psi, not cranking 35 psi, has injector pulse, Snap on modis reads 160 RPM when cranking, fuses good, spark is good from coil to ground but not after distributer. No codes stored. performed needed tune up...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Engine VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
This Jeep has a harmonic vibration between 1500rpm and 2000rpm. It is very noticable and the customer can't live with it. If anyone has heard of an updated balancer or a problem with the torque converter or flywheel any help would be appreciated. I have spent ...
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L oil pressure VIN: 1BE3J46X8W
Hello again all car is fixed, sorry I forgot to close. I tore down and removed oil pump, and checked clearances, and as mentioned in replies oil pump was bad. Replaced with new Melling oil pump and timing cover assy and all tested good. Cam bearings were no...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L No oil pressure VIN: 2B4FP25B3W
Had a few offers assistance. I used the smoke machine through oil passages and found this to be inconclusive as there was smoke everywhere. I pressurized the passages with oil from a flushing can and found oil returning down drain holes. I concluded the oil wa...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45351
Thanks for all the replies, sorry for the delay wanted to be sure van was fixed. Filler neck tube was very rusty and leaking. Blocked off filler hoses and leak stopped, never able to see smoke or bubbles with soapy water. Replced and retested and leak gone. Trouble codes: P0456 (evap system small leak detected).
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L steering rack VIN: 2B8GP74LX2
Thanks for all of the replies. Some said to make shure to flush the system with ATF+4 (which we had done). Others suggested known leak problems with the hoses and p/s cooler. The system had no leaks and never looses fluid. The belt and tensioner were good. All...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Battery light VIN: 1D4GP25323
1st off ,thank you for all the replies. The fix was the re-flash from chrysler.Sorry I waited so long,but I and the customer wanted to be sure.Just for the record this is the 2nd time in the past year I've been biten by not properly looking,or following up on ...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L a/c compressor and lines VIN: 2D4FV48105
well i found two things wrong with this magnum and not sure which was the actual fix. When the vehicle came in it only had two bolts on the A/C compressor but it required three. the low side manifold hose was also replaced because that is were we felt and hear...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L truck VIN: 3D7KS28C25
thanks for all of your suggestions. the noise eventually got louder and came back with a fuel knock/valve train type noise and a big whisle. up further inspection we found a broken bolt at the back of the manifold. the manifold was warped after removal (max...
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