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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Timing tensioner VIN: 1C3EL55U11
Sebring was returned with a lower engine noise several months ago. Pan was dropped and damaged crank bearing was replaced. Noise went away. However, while doing the crank bearing, the o ring from the timing tensioner was found in the oil pan. We know the car a...
1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Alternator VIN: 1B7HL26Y8M
Alt. not charging.Found code 41 in computer.Tested wiring to alt. and computer, all tested ok,could ground field at back of alt. and it would charge.Could ground field wire at computer and it would charge.followed diagnosis per alldata,replaced computer with r...
1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GHY5R7R
If you start it cold you can drive it away with no problems, try to accel. quickly and it bogs badly.managed to accel slowly and rev limiter kicked in at about 4000rpm. If you drive with two feet you can get it back to the shop but the hotter it is the harder ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Inner cv joint VIN: 1B7GG26X6V
Good morning Truck came back with same problem, it seems to me that the axle shaft should be two inches longer, but no one seems to be able to come up with a solution from my normal sources so here I am. I thought at first the new axle was just packaged wrong ...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1B4GP54L3W
Good day all fellow techs. I have a 1998 Grand Caravan that the fuel gauge is not working properly. When you first start the van, the gauge moves to about 1/4 tank and it drops back down to empty. I have gone through the test procedures on alldata, found no co...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7FL26X0X
This truck came in with a no start complaint it had no spark, I checked it out and found the crank sensor to be bad. Replaced the crank sensor and it fired right up test drove and all was good. Customer took it and a day later drove it about 40 miles and it st...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X11
truck comes in with cooked tranny, no cel. replace trans with used unit and trans problem is solved. now we get a p0132. have run thru alldata diagnostics and replace signal wire to 1/1 to solve short to power - thought we pinched a wire or something. does not... Trouble codes: P0132 (o2 sensor 1/1 signal short to power - voltage over 1.2 volts)
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Steering VIN: 3B7KF23C72
Hello Techs, HELP!!! Truck has belonged to only one owner, never been wrecked. Customer complaint is when changing lanes at interstate speeds and lower, truck tends to track in direction of lane change. Also when driving and not changing lanes constant correct...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L starting VIN: 1B3EL46R42
Iv got a head scracher here, this is a no start condition with no computer ground at either fuel or starter relay. I have a no bus in the inst cluster and I can communicate with all systems except the ecm. This vehicle does not have a skim modual but does have...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDOPE74527
hi every one i have this 2007 dodge sprinter 2500 van with mil light on, ob11 code p2427, dose any one know what this is, check with my mitchell found nothing or where i can find what it is. thanks. Trouble codes: P2427

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1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L wont die VIN: 2B4GH45RXR
thanks to all for valuable info. the airbag/rear wiper fuse had melted and made a circuit. dug out melted pieces and vehicle turns off. am waiting for owner ok for trace out and repair problem. thanks agin for the info, learned alot about this system.
1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Ignition and EFI VIN: 1B3ES47Y2V
Thanks to all who told me the timing belt was out of sync even though it had been changed 1 1/2 yr. ago and all the teeth looked good. As it turns, somehow the upper pin on the tensioner had become bent (not sure what caused this, or whoever worked on this bef...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L no power under load VIN: 3B7HC12Z8W
Thanks for all the help. I pulled the front O2 sensor out and got a O2 back pressure gauge and checked it at 2500 rpm's. Truck had 2 psi of pressure. Power braked truck and pressure went over 10 psi. Had converted replaced, test drove truck and problem disappe...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7HF16Z7X
Thanks to everyone who took time to offer a solution to this request. I changed all of the parts that were suggested and that did not fix the problem. My thought is that it involves the 'T' we have in most vehicles where each front brake line branches to a w...
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1D4HB58D64
Thank you for the quick responses to our problem. We have discovered that this vehicle will only work with the factory Star Scan. While using our Genysis or Modis we could not clear the code long enough for the 4x4 system to allow switching from 4l to 4h. Ther...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Left Power Sliding Door VIN: 2D4GP44L45
Thanks guys... I am work for a Chrysler Dealer and called Hotline multiple times and you guys saved me.. The wiring harness in the Sliding door that the other tech replaced was for the wrong door so It didnt have the extra ground wire on pin 15 so the module w...
2007 Dodge Chassis Cab. 6.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D6WG48A47
I have been to dealership with my findings and the truck and they concur the problem is the Rail Pressure too low and Pressure Control Valve faulty. The P000F code indicated a problem with the Pressure Control/Relief Valve which is designed to maintain Rail... Trouble codes: P0000 (Unknown.), P0089 (Low Systen Pressure/ Rail Pressure too Low.), P000.
1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1P3ES47C6X
OK, everyone this one is fixed. Thanks to all that replied, especially Carl who said it might be the ground wire on the radiator support. I read his reply and immediately went out and looked for the ground wire/wires, and found grounds on both the left side an...
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