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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Speedometer VIN: 3C4FY48B42
Intermittent speedometer will peg out or drop to 0 mph. Transmission does not shift during that time, engine surges and bucks. Found electrical short from ground squirrels chewing on wiring under car by leak detection pump and in engine compartment by fuse box... Trouble codes: P1282 (Fuel Pump relay), P1495 (Leak detection pump)
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GL23X8T
We have this nice low mileage Dakota. It runs very smooth but has little power. It can get up to speed but just takes awhile and is very smooth. Very stable idle, no missing at all through accell. Fuel pressure and volume is good, pressure steady at 45psi. Exh...
1996 Dodge Stealth 3.0L won't run monitors VIN: JB3AM44H9T
Hello everyone,first time asking since I started my own shop. I have spent some time on this one...Checked and retryed many drive cycles to no avail.trying to get the monitors to run. Suspect a comp. issue so sent a dealer to verify, they did and offered for 1...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
vehicle came in with code po455 large evap leak . scan found vent solenoid did not close on ldp. replace ldp. did smoke test on purge solenoid, check good. smoke system no leaks found . replace aftermarket gas cap with dealer cap . looks like bottom of fuel ta... Trouble codes: P0455
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X5Y
We got this Dakota . Customer states that it will stall while driving on the freeway just cuts out. wont start for a few minutes then it will start up but run like its not getting gas (customers words) . Of course by the time we get it it runs great I even dro...
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L wiring VIN: 4B3AG52HX2
I have this 2002 Dodge Sratus R/T 2 Door 3.0 v-6. The Data link connector (OBD-II plug) has been cut off and removed, I bought a new pigtail from dealer, and it came with 22 purple wires. I have searched Alldat, Jendham books, and called chrysler. No one ,incl...
2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HR38N02
Hello, I have a durango that will turn the check engine light on upon start up. Customer had a code for bad bank 2 sensor 2 heater circuit open. Decided to change all sensor with aftermarket sensors. We decided to go back to OE sensor but even the dealer had a... Trouble codes: P0152, P0155, P0131
2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL46X06
this vehicle came in for a no start, other shop replaced crank sensor, after further loooking into the system, the computer wasn't outputing the 5 volt referance to the crank, map, a/c transducer and also the cam senors. I sent this car to the dealer for the r...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Stall, fuse 11 blows VIN: 1J4FJ68S2V
fuse 11 blows intermittently. Alldata shows 11 as powered by ignition swt powering switch side of relays for fuel pump, asd relay, rad fan plus canister purge solenoid. Changed relays and disconnected solenoid. Test drove and blew fuse set p0443 purge circuit ...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Sport 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW38S92
vehicle came in a/c not cold. tested and charged a/c system. a/c works great on passenger side but horrible on drivers side. this is not a dual zone system only a manual a/c system. i have 45 degrees coming out of passenger vents and 70 out of drivers side ven...

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1988 Chrysler Conquest TSi 2.6L No Start VIN: DONTHAVE88
Several suggested the ECM. We did do some more checking and found codes for the ISC Servo, TPS, & MAF, all have two common wires! Found that the ISC Servo must receive a signal from coolant temp sensor to initiate start sequence. Temp sensor tests bad! Have...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4C3AU42Y2V
Swapped more parts this afternoon. Turned out to be the IAC motor. Much thanks to those who replied!!
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L ac VIN: 1B7HF13Z9V
Thanks to all for the help,cooling the condenser is a good idea,but the problem was, be sure to follow all procedures because a customer might not tell all.This customer had been adding freon but he never told about the sealer he used.Because the tech did not ...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22N8Y
Sorry for the closing delay on this post. The truck was never repaired. The 3 replies all said the crank and cam sensor should be replaced together due to the troublesome nature of them. No further testing was done. Thanks for your time and help! Trouble codes: P0320 (no crank sensor ref. at pcm).
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L all shifts VIN: 1B7GG2ANIY
We found that the C4 solenoid wire in the wiring harness had been shorting out on the coil stud at back of engine. Repaired the wire and shifts perfectly. Thanks to everyone.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L coolingsystem VIN: 1D7HU18Z12
Thanks for all the replies. Replaced fan clutch no more overheating
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L shifter VIN: 3D7MX49C96
thanks for all 5 replys. tony woods and alex [...], hit it on the head. at the instuction of the manufactuer we dropped the valve body and the shift rod is frozen.when we came in this morning , after an overnight cooloff, it was still stuck in park, so it act...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 3D7LX38C96
I Thank everbody that had some input, I did get a STARSCAN from the dealer and was able to scan it, The bad part is that when it came over from the dealer they where having problems scanning it also, is what I was told, So I figured that I would reinstall the ...
1993 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3CF54F1P
customer gave away car to relative.finally found good ecu and repaired problem.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58S4T
First of all thanks for all of your help. repair : as pointed out by a fellow member the upstream oxygen sensor fixed the problem. apparently missreads causing improper fuel trim while warming up.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
It was the electrical connector that went to the electrical radator fan. It had been pluged in and opperational when the new fan was installed. which is why i never thought to check it again when testing this componet with a scan tool it would come on but with...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Sport 4.0L Shift Pattern VIN: 1J4GW38S12
Thanks for everyone taking time to reply to my request on this one! After a little more thorough looking at the schematic I noticed I had previously thought that the govenor pressure sensor was part of the transmission solenoid assy due to the diagram showing...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Idle VIN: IP4GP44R6V
I am going to have to close this without fixing it unfortunatly the problem is so intermitant that I have not been able to duplicate it very often. Most of the replies were for a cracked flywheel and suggested checking the cam and crank signals on a dual scop...
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