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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46X23
Hi IATN Techs. I hope someone can give me an idea of the problem I'm having. I have this Sebring that was brought in for poor performance and check engine light. When I ran the scan I pulled P0016 for Crank and Cam Sensor Out of Sync. I test drove the car for ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank Cam Timing Out of Sync)
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Door locks VIN: 2C4GP54L05
Customer came in with door locks inoperative and a code for left unlock circuit shorted to power/ ground. Clearing the codes made the lock system work again, so I did a systematic search in all the usual problem areas for shorts/ grounds such as in the front d...
1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.9L system over charge VIN: 1B7HW04W8J
Vehical is charging 14.9 to 15.2 volts at idle and at 2000 rpm. Owner supplied a Autolite alt which we installed as well as a Carquest voltage regulator. The battery tested bad for three different tests so it was replaced and the cable ends were repaired.(they...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Heater Core VIN: 3B7HC13Z2W
Thank you in advance. I am pulling my hair out on this one. Came in for it not blowing hot enough heat. Found the timing chain cover gasket to be leaking by the coolant port. Replaced timing chain ( original ) and gasket also did water pump ( original )while w...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L blower motors, power windows and locks, radio,
Hey all you Techs, hope you guys can help me. In this Van, everything work with KOEO but as soon as you start it, the blowers, radio, power door locks and windows all stop working. If you bypass accessory relay or if you ground yellow wire at ignition switch e...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Antifreeze leaks VIN: 1D4GP44R93
Van was brought in about a month ago with poor heating complaint installed new radiator and thermostat radiator seal was leaking at top of drivers side of radiator flushed antifreeze system. Two weeks later van returns with antifreeze leak Water pump is leakin...
2005 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L Headlights VIN: 1D4EP45R15
Customer came in and said that her headlights turned out by themselves (on a dark road at night - scary stuff). She immediatley turned the headlight switch to the off position and then back on, the headlights them came back on. This has only happened once, we ...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L MIL Lamp on, CODE1294 VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
i haven't done any testing yet as i jusy had shoulder surgery and don't have access to a scanner or a shop right now , plus i'm still sore. it only happened once so far but i was just wondering if anyone else ran accross this problem before or if there is a co... Trouble codes: 1294 (target idle not reached)

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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES47C4T
Thank you all for your replies, they gave me alot of ideas on where to go next. As many of you stated, the cam gear dowel pin was sheared, much to my disbelief. Couldn't find anything wrong with the cam, so not sure why it sheared. The car runs fine now, bee...
2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DGG32N13S
thanks to those who responed, i was able to get some inside to the system that i would have not been able to get via all-data, at this point i recomended replace the nlvp, and the customer has elected to hold off on repairs for now. Trouble codes: P0441.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 1D7KU28C63
after testing unit when it would start hard found hpcr relief valve leaking intermittently replaced valve has started fine for over a week now
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L valve body transfer plate VIN: 1J4GZ78S5P
Thank You all for replying. Great suggestions. I'm not that experienced in automatics so I don,t feel comfortable experimenting. I wanted to get the plate as close to oe as possible. When working with a hole that is close, the check ball trick worked great. On...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, wont idle VIN: 1J4GL58K23
Alrighty! Got this one fixed. Like most of you reccommended an IAC motor fixed the problem. I installed a mopar part, reset the iac memory in the pcm and of course cleaned the throttle plates while i was there. At first after resetting the memory the desire...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58215
I was using the Standard I-Flash J-2534 tool, which is approved by Chrysler to do the flash. The calibration info was directly from the Chrysler Techauthority web site. The PCM showed the newly installed calibration..but Jeep was running on 4 cylinders. Fortun... Trouble codes: P1411.
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44G7X
Thankyou all for your input. The information has been awsome. If anyone else has similar issues read the replies to this post. I am going to close this post and wait for the van to make it back here. THANKS AGAIN. Trouble codes: P1698.
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