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2004 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L battery VIN: 2C4GP54LO4
This condition is very intermittent. This van is owned by an elderly couple who have complained of a dead battery three times over the last year. At first we thought they just left an interior light or something on. The battery was original so we replaced it n...
2007 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1C3LC56K27
2007 sebring dash lights inop,all other lights work if i turn the headlight switch on the cluster lights will fire up for a second then go out so i know the cluster lights work.no codes for the cluster i dont think its the switch because the radio and clock il...
1989 Dodge Ram 50 2.6L start up VIN: JB7FM24E8K
This is a tech's winter beater. It has the mikuni carb and it runs well after it starts up. The problem is that it is nearly impossible to start when cold. The choke is messed up on it (the butterfly is missing) and the choke mechanism is missing. Pumping gas ...
1991 Dodge D250 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7J26MYXM
this truck came in with check engine light on code 37 open or short air pump solenoid and 51 lean code . with scanner hoked up can watch o2 sensor value at 0.00v unplugged vac to air pump o2 volts rise . check solenoid that controls vac and it is grounded all ... Trouble codes: 37 (air pump sol short or open), 51 (lean)
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16Z1W
Posting for another shop that does not have IATN. This Dodge P/U will cut out and backfire through intake at about 3900 RPM. It doesn't matter if you are driving it or sitting still. It does not set any mis-fire codes and while it is mis-firing in the shop yo...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z5W
Greetings! Vehicle has a pronounced misfire feel at idle and lower rpm's. Not as noticable as rpm's increase. The problem is that the misfire counter shows zero on all cylinders and no check engine light on. I plan to do a compression check on it later, but wo...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L ignition VIN: 2D4GP24363
vehicle was towed in as no start antitheft keeping vehicle from starting tried new skims unit and new keys (had them programmed by locksmith) led light stays on cannot access trouble codes with modis did get vehicle to start for 2 seconds and die after a few t...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LA38C13
Truck will not start when it is below 45 degrees outside used block heater to start. On days over 45 degrees starts and runs fine no smoke.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L hard start VIN: 1D7KU28C63
replaced transfer pump with upgrade for unit ( bd power flow max inline pump ) truck stared fine after replacment and bagan starting hard again checked transfer pump psi it is 18 psi ( good) checked frp on scanner builds relativly quick to reach 40 mpa and hol...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L valve body transfer plate VIN: 1J4GZ78S5P
Transmission is a RE42. I am unable to find correct valve body transfer plate.I have been in touch with TransGo help line & they recommend using their tf-plt-95b plate. This is used on the larger case models. It is very close but needs a couple feed holes resi...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S04
I've got an odd one here! I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 4.0L. I am getting a P0051 for an O2 heater problem on Bank 2 Sensor 1. I have replaced both upstream oxygen sensors with no help at all. I ran the heater test on a stone cold engine for the 5 ... Trouble codes: P0051 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 O2 Heater)

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1990 Dodge W250 5.9L Low brake pedal VIN: 1B7KM2685L
Many thanks to all of you who responded to this request.Several of you mentioned the proportioning/combination valve as a possible cause of our grief.We had considered this but had shied away from replacing it initially because of the near 300 dollar cost.We e...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L vehicle heater VIN: 1B3EL46X32
Hello all and again sorry for the late response. The owner discovered that if he selects full defrost the system will blow good steady heat. Needless to say he want's to live with that for now, or until something else causes it to not work in that mode. Anyw...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L runs poor VIN: 3B7KF23672
Everyone was helpful. Andy from Tx had emphisized the fact that this ride has two module boxes. Cummins ECM -on engine block and Chryl PCM on fire wall. The code for PO606 is ECM failure not PCM failure. The ultimate cause was over voltage spiking the sensors.... Trouble codes: P0606, P1475, P0238, P0123, P0118, P0113.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L blend door actuator VIN: 1J4GW48S62
Thanks to everyone who replied...It seems the consensus from the posts was a broken blend door and a hvac case replacement...I pulled the actuator and tested the blend door several times and ruled that out...my problem was definatley electrical. After alot o...
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