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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L mode door VIN: 2C3HC56F7S
Hello group I'm having some troubles confirming the repair required on this without removing the complete plenum assembly. Another shop called me in to look at this. During the "sweep" test that occurs during self-diagnostics you see the door stall. Slight p...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L A/C system VIN: 1B4GT54L3V
This vehicle had experienced a catastrophic compressor failure... it had left debris all over the system. The compressor, drier, front and rear expansion valves, one rear a/c line,evap probe, and pressure transducer were all replaced. After the repairs, the ve...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1P3ES62Y4T
this vehicle came in for a power door lock problem in the passenger door , replace lock actuator assy , about 3 weeks later the left turn signal and brake light would blow , verified customers concern , Pulled the door panel and checked all wiring and the harn...
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Instrument Panel VIN: 2B4GP45R9V
Customer installed his own battery to vehicle. Immediately afterwords, the instrument panel began to malfunction. Speedo, tach, fuel, and temperature gauges would randomly come and go, oil lamp flickers and ABS lamp would come on and go off, along with the cru...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Engine VIN: 1B4HS28Y9W
Engine was thought to have lifter noise. Removing valve covers and inspection did not reveal anything concrete. Suspected possible cracked flywheel. Engine was removed and torn down. Flywheel was ok. No significant carbon on pistons or combustion chambers. Cam...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Transmission VIN: 2C3HH46RXX
This vehicle belongs to my wife and I am afraid to go home. The MIL light comes on and the code says "Transmission Ground Fault" I am not into trany work so took it to the trany shop and they changed the two speed sensors on the left side of the trany with the...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L air bag VIN: 1B7MF3364X
We replaced the mech gauge cluster, because it had several failing lights and gauges. With the new cluster installed, the airbag light is on, the rest of the bussed information works on the cluster, checked codes in the airbag system, there are no codes stored...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 3D7HU18N42
The vehicle was brought in for blown head gaskets. The head gaskets were resurfaced and reinstalled. Once the engine was back together we had a problem with, once the vehicle had warmed up, with the oil pressure dropping to zero only at idle. We replaced the o...
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L dash VIN: 1B3ES56C12
Hello everyone! I replaced this dash cluster do to--no communication, no self test, dome and dash lights flashing on and off. Now lights are working, will do self test,dash (mic) shows up on bus. Still no communication, no P/N error when trying to program it ...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L right trailer signal/brake light VIN: 1D7HA18N23
Hello. The right signal/brake light at the trailer plug is not working. Truck lighting is okay. Fuse for right trailer brake/ signal is okay. I removed the Integrated Power Module (IPM). The connection at IPM and wiring to trailer plug are okay. I know that th...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EL 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP34362
hello again this is a vehicle that im posting for the second time with some what of a different issue. this van came to me running bad with raw fuel coming out the tailpipe. after checking the vehicle i found the wires at the injector rail harness exposed and ...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HD46R24
Vehicle came in for poor A/C performance. Checked low side pressure high and high pressure low. Replaced the A/C compressor. Now low side readings is ok but high side is still low. I have warm air coming out of the vents. Once in awhile the high side pressure ...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 3D7ML48C16
After replacing A/C doors customer came back & daid cruise inop. Checked with Genisys & no codes found. Can monitor switch pids & voltage changes. Data says brake switch 1 released, brake switch 2 pressed,clutch switch released. I dont see but 1 brake switch. ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Help is needed on this one. It has a int. high idle prob. It seems to do it more after a 20+mile drive. seems ok cold. I have replaced the iac, cleaned the throttle body, checked for vac. leaks with carb spray and smoke machine. does not have any codes. prior ...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
this vehicle came in for leaking p/s pump and over heating.i replaced the pump and cooling fan. now this fan is drivin by the pump/hydralicand it does have power to the fan soleniod but still not turning.therefore this thing is still i missing s...

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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L proportioning valve? VIN: 1C3XY66B2L
We finally found that the other new caliper that customer had installed- opposite the 1 that was leaking from line when it arrived- had a cross-threaded mounting bolt - but it would not show up until power brakes were working- so we had vehicle running & clamp...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FX4BB4T
I want to thank all who replied to this nightmare.Turns out that chrysler has 2 possable computer systems for this production date car and the reman cylinder head i put on had the wrong intake camshaft in it.the cam trigger was 90 degrees off causing the wierd...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C8GM68404
We scratch our head on this one- after removing timing belt to check for proper alignment and/or cam gear problems (we also heard a slight noise at TB area but found nothing loose or damaged & that disappeared w/ reassembly), the CEL problems & driveability ar... Trouble codes: P0335 (ckp sensor circuit a), P0339 (ckp sensor circuit intermittent), P0016 (crank/cam timing misalign/out of synch).
1990 Dodge D250 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1B6KM2652L
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L compressor VIN: 1B7KF26D2V
Thanks for the help, I knew the problem was with the fan clutch and wanted to see if anyone else had the same problem with aftermarket fan clutches. The dealer clutch was alot tighter and the fan stays engaged to keep the condensor cool. Now we have 48 degree ...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L cruise control VIN: WD2YD74253
tried to wait until vehicle came back from columbus to continue with further testing, but has not been back. this truck runs out of there. will repost when it comes back and it is fixed.
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S03
Thanks to Tim and Dale and all that responded. The sticky valve was the issue. I used a motorvac and added chemicals to the fuel system and had the customer drive the vehicle and all is well now. sorry for the late response as I was waiting for a reply from th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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