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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L turn key/ nothing happens/only when hot VIN: 2C3HC56F1S
when our elderly customer purchased vehicle we found that a back yard mechanic had a red wire that bypassed nuetral safety switch. we made a proper repair. we have replaced a started as well/ twice ( maybe this was not the original problem ) when eng is hot th...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling fan VIN: 3C8FY4BB11
Yesterday, the OE factory CTS and a plug repair kit were installed and the CEL remained on. The scanner test of live data at this time indicated a temp of -40 deg. This is not a possible temp. That reading is most likely the reason for the CEL. The CEL wasn't ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no wait to start VIN: 1B7KC2369X
Customer complaint is that the "Wait to Start" lamp is not coming on, and it used to. With the DRBIII the lamp can be commanded on and it will work with one key cycle after being commanded on. In the morning, the ECT and IAT are within 2 degrees of each other ...
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1D4HB58D64
Thanks in advance for your help on this one. We have an 04 Durango with the Service 4x4 light on. Code c1408 has been recorded. We followed the flow charts in Alldata and Mitchell (Both with different steps) replaced the FCM and PDM. Still have the same proble...
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L battry VIN: 1B3EL36J24
hey hope your having a good afternoon this car comes in late so i had little time to work on it customer states car will not start after sitting 4 to 5 hour battrys dead i but new battry start right up i turn it off then intake fan comes on i test drive car m....
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Left Power Sliding Door VIN: 2D4GP44L45
My Diagnosis I checked with a DRBIII and I can not communicate with the Left Slider door module... I checked power and ground to the Module.. I also checked with a Lab scope my bus wire and the voltage is toggleing from 0 to 7.5 on the buss line.. Only weird t...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S8P
Vehicle came into my shop as a no start. Customer said that if truck sits for about 7 hours, it will not start. But once he finally gets it going, its fine for the rest of the day. When I first started to look at it, the truck had been sitting over night in my...
1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2537T
Vehicle came in with misfire and the following codes stored in the computer. p0203 [...] stored in pcm. I proceeded to check the following and found no problems. Fuel pressure, primary and secondary ignition was good. Vaccum was within specs an no leaks fou... Trouble codes: P0203, P0303
1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2535T
Any of you techs seen a very random misfire code for only cyl#1. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: 43 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L engine VIN: 1P3EJ46COV
replaced all engine mounts and checked compression on all cyls. engine still vibrates at idle, if you bring off idle engine smooths out. anyone ever had one of these. jay
1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1P3ES47C6X
Temp. gauge will read normal (about half scale) as long as it just idles. Most of the time when I put it in gear, forward or reverse, it will start moving quickly toward the hot end of the scale and will start sounding the warning for over heating. Have tested...

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Limited 3.5L Interior VIN: 2C8GF78475
Thank You Thank You Thank you. Roger, Dan, Tony, And Robert. There is no fix for the buffeting of air with the rear window down other than opening a front window. This is described on pages #31 and #144 in the owners manual. You guys saved me a ton of time and...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
Ok guys - this was a simple fix, and in my opinion things were a little over thought in my absence due to vacation, and I admit I fell into the same trap when I jumped on board with the diagnosis. The fix was a timing belt & water pump. When we pulled th...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L front brakes VIN: 2B4FP2538X
Thanks for all the help everyone who responded! We decided to replace the master cylinder and let the customer drive the vehicle for a week or two then got in touch with the customer. they said that there were no problems at all!
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L abs module VIN: 1B4HS28Z7X
Thanks to all for help. After trying to locate some with a dr3 scanner i ordered a lkq abs module hooked everything up and problem solved. The relay which is internal is not servicable that was the problem by replacing controller it fixed problem
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, code P0107 and P0108 VIN: 2B4GP44R21
Thanks to all that replied. Well that van is fixed and runs good after cooking 4 MAP sensors and 2 ECMs and countless hours. What was happening after the car started the map reading on the scanner would be either 0.1v or 5.0v the computer would trigger a cod... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low), P0108 (map high), P0601 (controller failure).
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall, no gauges VIN: 1J4GW48S11
Thank you for your help!!! First I only replaced the key lock cylinder. Never touched the switch. Sorry for the confusion. That was a simple job that I did not have to take anything wiring related apart. Now the fix... I spent some time just going over all my ... Trouble codes: 1686 (1687 -), 1687.
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