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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D7HB11Y03
I replaced the ECM, which corrected the original issues, but now it will flag a P0032 code on startup. I have tried to figure out how the system works but it is not making sense to me so I am hoping someone can help. I can see the ECM commanding the 1/2 heater... Trouble codes: P0032 (O2 1/1 sensor heater circuit high)
2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46R35
I have worked on 5 - 10 vehicles that set these codes for catalytic converter efficiency. In each case, I have been unable to determine why the catalyst monitor fails. I have replaced both catalysts, all 4 O2 sensors and the PCM on one car before it was fixed.... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalytic 2/1 Converter Efficiency)
1980 Jeep CJ7 5.0L Master cyl VIN: ABCDEF1126
Hello to all. We have a 1980 CJ7 that is crazy. Everything was ok till it broke afront brake hose. We replaced both front brake hoses. Then we can't get a pedal, bleed all day. It sometimes seems to get a pedal, let it set a second,then back to the floor. The ...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58S9W
Hi, Everyone, This Jeep runs fine; starts every time without any problem. Under normal cruise, 40-50 mph, or in traffic, the engine dies. Leaving it in gear and coasting along, engine will refire. Fuel smell is evident. Fuel pump may have intermittent proble...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58S6X
Hi, I recently installed a used engine (from a reputable source)and it will barely start--backfiring, stalling, really rough running. All data is in spec (tps,map,ect,iat,etc.) I have a strong feeling that the oil pump drive and cam sensor assembly is not time...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L blower controls VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Sometimes when you turn the blower on high the whole system shuts down, other times the air is not as cold on the passenger side, it has dual zone automatic climate control. thanks in advance for any help, Joe [...]
1984 Plymouth Colt DL 1.6L loss of power VIN: A1234567AB
this is a friends car and his complaint goes like this... in the morning with the engine cold the car starts fine and idles good runs well and accelerates well, now mind you this is only for the first few minutes after start up before it gets warmed up. Now wh...

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C8GF68484
most of replies pointed to lower control arm either ball joints or bushings, was able to get my hands on a set of chassis ears, put on tie rods ball joints & control arm bushings the only noise came from ball joint prev tried greasing wouldn't take any grease ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23Z6W
Hi folks I am truly great full for the help I received. I have not had the time to bring this vehicle back in and try what was suggested to me. I hope to bring it back in next week. I do plain on changing the crank sensor. When I do I will respond to those who...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
Thanks for all the replys and help guys.It did turn out to be 1 tooth out of time.Thank God it didn't bend the valves again.
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L crank sensor stuck VIN: 1B4HS28N3Y
Thank you to all that took time to reply. The generosity of this group is outstanding. I finally got the crank sensor out by using a combination of some of the techniques mentioned. Some of those would include: James from Virginia's idea was to bust it up a...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L right trailer signal/brake light VIN: 1D7HA18N23
Thanks for your help fellas. After discussing the possible repair options that you gave me, our client decided to replace the IPM. His reasoning was what if the trailer brake light was only the start of the problem. I did/do not know what caused the IPM fail...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L noise
The beast is out the door! Thank's for the thought's but as i said it was in the rear and the upper ball joint was replaced. What it was beleive it or not is in the parking break. found it by useing it while driveing. pulled it all apart and found the shoes fu...
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