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1991 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L Suspension VIN: 2435426358
I have a 91 imperial with air shocks factory air, the system is totally shot with leaks and everything else. Will a standard shock on the rear fit, from an imperial that came without air shocks??? Can i buy an air shock for the rear with a manual pump up as ...
2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36MX3
I did a compression test and it has 120-110 on the cyls. affected. no fuel pressure drop as if we had an leaky injector and smoked the car for vac leaks. I thought they had problems with the timing belts being off a tooth and causing a miss fire but do not see... Trouble codes: P0325, P0300
1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
I removed the rocker assemblies and re-oriented them to their correct positions and replaced the timing belt. The engine started but missed badly and seemed slow on timing. Adjusting the distributor made it run some better. I thought maybe the cams were someho...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7FL26X8W
Original customer complaint of no heat, did basic check of t-stat and heater core and leaks. Found one hose of heater core ice cold, replaced core and t-stat flushed out coolant which was brownish in color. Rechecked everything and gets some heat but not suffi...
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L motor mount ? VIN: 1B3ES56C43
being a gm guy, I am aware of this problem in an s series saturn car. Usually the upper motor mount solves the vibration.Is the neon prone to a motor mount related viration that would be most noticeable in reverse vs forward? I know alot of these little cars l...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD74283
vehicle takes along time to start warm, about 10 to 15 sec. cold takes even longer and sometimes wont start. has gotten worse with the cold weather. with the drb 3 monitored engine rpm and it took along time to register any rpm. once it reads rpm it starts. wh...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD54233
This unit is a non starter unless given a shot of ether then fires instantly and runs well until its shut down then a no start either hot or cold. Since many hands had been in it we revised the past RO's and info the customer paid for at other shops as a precu...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L Park lamps VIN: 3D7KA26D14
Hey Guys, this truck came in with the headlamp switch knob broken. A simple replacement but afterwards it has no park lamps front or rear. May not have had them before replacing switch, dont know. Anyway I checked all the bulbs all were good, checked all the f...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D35
This thing unfortunately will not play-up when I checked it out, no codes, started doing it about 2 days ago, never happened before, happened 3 times yesterday and once on the way to the workshop this morning. The concern is that it stalls after pulling up to ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L heater VIN: 1J4GW48S4Y
Hello all of you jeep techs. I will start by saying I don't work on Jeeps or domestic cars for that matter. This vehicle belongs to a friend of mine and, it has had a problem with heat for over a year now. Last year at this time I flushed the coolant and repla...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 1J8GW58J23
6 months ago car was towed in,customer said no start,started for me.Now the same towed in stared up for me.Customer says when it won't start only hears a click sometimes nothing.I'm thinking starter but after checking archives it could be trans range sensor.

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L suspension VIN: 2C8GT64L51
Well it's fixed!. Thanks to all of the fine people in IATN for your input. Bryan and Robert hit it on the head. Replaced the lower control arm and the noise was gone. You could see where the bushing was walking in the bracket after you got it apart. Note to al...
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66GO4
Fixed! we got some factory sensors from the dealership and dropped them in, unplugged the battery for awhile then hooked it all back up and it was operating within the proper ranges. check engine light stayed out and hasn't been on since and its running great.... Trouble codes: P0132, P0300.
1995 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L shifting VIN: 2B4GH45R5S
Thanks for all the replies. I was hoping since I rebuilt it a couple of years ago I could avoid another teardown. It still functions pretty well so I'll probably get to it after the holidays.
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L engine oil VIN: 3B6HF36621
I would like to thank you for the response to this post. As most of you stated it had to be the turbo. We checked for restricted oil return lines, Pressure line to turbo all looked OK. Got a brand new turbo and drove it 4 times and all is well. Thanks for maki...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L long crank VIN: 3D7K628663
first i would like to thank everyone who took time to reply called buddy today he said preesure relief valve was new but leaking cust took back to last shop that replaced valve still under warranty u guys are the best thanks again jimmy
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B7HB11Y93
well we are going to call this one fixed we installed a new coil and test drove with no problems customer has been driving vehicle for two weeks now and there has been no complaint so i hope thats it thanks again
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Stall VIN: 1B3ES56C83
I receiveed a lot of replies, mostly pointing to wiring issues. I have checked wiring so many times I can't count it. I read pids while this is happening and can find nothing abnormal. I did however notice that when it cuts out and the cel light goes out, the ...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Stall
Customer finally came back and problem is fixed. With koeo the voltage at the egr should be 4.2v. We were reading 3.4. The way it works is the more its open the lower the voltage reads, i had a friend with a drbIII b/c the genisys will not activate the egr,...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Theft System VIN: 1D4HB48D35
Well with not much clarity from the dealer we finally had to authorize them to replace the PCM and get the vehicle back to the customer. Thanks to all who responded. Gary
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