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|1985 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1C3BC55E5F
cylinder #4 has no power at idle and system runs rich. changed injectors 3 to 4 with no change. opened valve cover to check condition inside, all looks good. Distributor hall effect and shutters all look good. vacuum readings on modis and o2 readings are not b...
|2003 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C3HE76K23
Vehicle came in with a leaking radiator (he nursed it here but was running very hot). We replaced the radiator & thermostat, took a while to bleed the air out of the system but when it left the temp gauge was right at 1/2 - perfect. He called back a few days l...
|1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L compressor VIN: 1B7KF26D2V
this vehicle came in with a complaint of ac not working. upon testing we found it to work great upon initial start up. the pressures were low side 40 and high 150 and it was cooling great. after it ran for a little bit the compressor starts to cycle. the high ...
|1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L radiator fan VIN: 2B4GP44R6X
this one should be obvious but its being a pain. the fans work great and draw approx 11 amps(too much???) everything works fine until the fan relay goes bad , the last one lasted only 1 week!!! i believe the relay is heat sinked properly on the fender and i re...
|2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDYPD64465
Hi i have this sprinter with 2 fuel pressure limit exceeded codes. When you drive the vehicle the fuel pressure is around 45-4600 at idle which appears to be normal. Once you get going down the road the fuel pressure varies from 4500-over 15000 depending on th... Trouble codes: P2047 (fuel rail pressure malfunction maximum fuel pressure exceeded), P2051 (fuel rail pressure malfunction maximum fuel pressure exceeded)
Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
|1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L power assist VIN: 2C3HC5663X
Thanks to all for your help. Suggestions ranged from pump to rack to hoses. One of you hit the nail on the head. I took the reservoir off the car and the screen in the bottom was completely plugged!! I've heard of this on Caravans, but never on a car. I'...
|1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L rack VIN: 2C3HC56G2X
a new rack fixed it.according to mitchel if you check the pressure like i did thru the p/s pressure switch 50 to 80 lbs is acceptable at idle.the screen was clogged in the resovior so i did that first but to no avail. the thing that thru me was how hard it was...
|1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23X4V
Well thanks to every one who replied. Lots of great information. Even 1 who said stop thinking like a Honda tech and start replaceing things. Sadly that is not how I work. Cleaned throttle body and idle control valve. Re checked all tune up parts and any wires...
|2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1B4HS48Z22
This vehicle is finally fixed. The problem with this vehicle was kind of three fold. The first problem was the central timing module. when we replaced that the wipers, headlights, and door locks all started to work. So that was the first problem. The second ...
|2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R72
thanks 2 everybody all the tips that u guys gave me ,the problem was cam sensor sproket.was separet from each other,the sproket is 2 peaces atash with 2 ribets,the ribets on mine where mising so i put a new sproket and done deal.any question call me felix 407 ... Trouble codes: P0340 (p0344-), P0344 (p0016-), P0016.
|2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L no throttle VIN: 1D7HU18D53
I HAD 7 REPLIES THIS VEHICLE HAD NO EGR VALVE. AFTER REPLACING APP SENSOR AND THROTTLE BODY TRIED RELEARN MANY TIMES AND FAILED EACH TIME. ENDED UP TOWING TO DEALER FOR PCM REFLASH AND RELEARN.ALLIS WELL NOW Trouble codes: P2115, P2116, P2166, P2167.
|2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L rattle noise front end VIN: 2D4GV58255
As usual, thanks to all who replied. Special thanks to Thomas of New York who supplied the most details. I am convinced that he is right about the "tension" rods or radius rods. We had already checked the sway bar bushings (even clamped them and retested, as ...
|2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 4-3shift VIN: 1J4GW48S93
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG BUT i WANTED TO CONFIRM THE REPAIR. i REPLACED THE OUTPUT SENSOR WITH NO LUCK AND THEN THE TPS. IT HAS BEEN 3 WEEKS AND THE CUSTOMER HAS NOT CNTACTED ME SO I WOULD LIKE TO THINK THE TPS FIXED IT.