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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L brakes VIN: 2C4GP44391
This vehicle has been to a shop previous to us.the customer complains of the pedal going down. the problem is that it has to be bleed at the left front caliper after 2 weeks. air immediatley comes out of the left front caliper the first time you crack open the...
1993 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Temperature gauge VIN: 1P4GH54R7P
I just replaced the engine in this van with a used engine out of a 97 Caravan. The engine was supposed to be the same but I had to change all the external parts from old engine to the new. When I started connecting the wiring to the replaced engine, I found th...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L door lock, dash lights, scanner comm. headlights VIN: 1B4GT44L9V
Per customer came in with headlights popping on in middle of night and killing battery. Replaced BCM, now dang near nothing works right. Reman part from dealer. 1-Headlights sometimes only work with key on. 2-Radio "pops" on can hear it in speakers but nothin...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L can't clear monitors VIN: 1B4GP24381
van came in for odb inspection and failed for po135 o2 sensor. replace sensor now the monitors will not clear- o2 cat evap and egr. o2 heater cleared all fuses good and scanner values are in range van has been driven over 1300mi plus i have driven the drive cy...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L steering rack VIN: 2D4GP24R85
Time for another one. Found leaking rack on this 05 Grand Caravan with a 3.3L. Tried reman unit from Car Quest, the mounts look a little different but installed it anyway. The u joint on the intermediate shaft hits the hole in the firewall preventing the wheel...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan motor innop. VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
hello i need a wiring diagram of the radiator fan motor and relay and power supply feed i found no power at the harness end of the conector but the ground is good. I can use the scan tool to activate the fan but still no power at plug if i had a wiring diagram...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
This is driving me crazy customer says every once and a while at stop light this jeep will start running rough and die, always starts back up right away, Check engine light comes on with code p0171 lean bank 1 I have looked this thing over for vacum leaks can'... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Suspension VIN: 1J4FF48S0Y
I have a Jeep with a front end cold weather squeek. It will only happen below 40 degrees F. It will start around 10 - 15 mph and keep going the faster you go. Seems like wheel bearing, or control arm bushings. Both wheel berings have been replaced. All bushing...

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1966 American Motors Ambassador 327CID Needs to be rebuilt
I received a number of excellent replies. After getting all the valid leads followed up, I presented the options and cost to the customer. He said he would let me know which way he wanted to go. About a week later he showed up with a white envelope that said "...
1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L driveaxle VIN: 2C3EH56T6P
Finally found a crack on the right shock tower [had looked months ago for that, but never noticed it] where the steering rack crossmember attaches to the tower. It was cracked on the inside & outside. Have noticed on several Intrepids since then that there is ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16Z1W
The mechanic decided to remove the crank sensor and check it out. When he did he found that the plastic cover over the sensor was damaged as if it had been hit by something. He removed the flywheel cover and found that the flex plate was cracked. At higher ...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, no power VIN: 1B7KC2364W
thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. finally replaced the injection pump with a bosh rebuilt unit that comes with the mixture computer already calibrated. the truck runs very good and has plenty of power. started right up and no more smoke . als... Trouble codes: P1693, P0216.
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4B3AG52HX2
thanks to all who replied to my help request. The problem turned out to be a wrong part, (don't you just love chasing your tail because of something out of your control). anyway, the 1st IAC i got had a shorter travel than the one i took off i.e... it always ...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No down shift VIN: 3D7MX46C56
It is fixed. Wound up flat filing the back of the case. The over drive piston retainer was cross leaking into the govenor circuit. Also installed a Sonnax updated overdrive piston retainer with new o-ring type seal.
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