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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3C3EL45X6T
First Happy New Year to everyone, second I've got a problem I could use some serious help on please. This Sebring came in from the shop down the street. It came in with a starting/idling problem then once you got it started it would idle rough. We got the st...
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L heat VIN: 2B4HB25Y5V
this vehicle came in with no heat & multipul coolant leaks . we replaced the thermostat,water pump,heater core & three frost plugs. when we run the vehicle in the shop we get perfect heat . when we run the vehicle outside [ it is 40 degrees below ] we get no h...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, INTERMITTENT VIN: 1B7MF3367W
Vehicle came in with driver complaint of hard restart after hot soak, erratic high idle after start, wait to start lamp flashing (not on and off but brigher and dimmer) also if the truck set for a few days the batteries would be discharged. Alternator was char...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L differnetial VIN: 1B7HF16Z21
Customer had a humming noise from the rear end. After church on sunday he noticed that there was fluid under the rear differential. The front pinion seal was torn and leaking.We have replaced all of the bearings and seal for the pinion and there still is a hum...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L front axle VIN: 3B7HF12Z1Y
loud banging noise coming from front differential when put in 4wd like the front actuator motor was coming in and out of position- replaced front actuator motor and still bangs away in front end during 4wd- checked vacuum source- all os okay even went as far a...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L p1740 VIN: 1B7HF13241
thanks in advance for your replies. just a code p1740,trans works fine even for me but the code only comes on one time in two weeks.i have cleared the code 2 times in the last month.the last time i turned off the o.d..has not come back on. customer wants thi...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N61
This one is cause me a headache. It keeps poping the P0171 code with out me being able to find the cause. I have found that the power steering pressure switch was pumping fliud into the wireing harness ( apparently this is quite common). So I fixed that ran tw... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L headlights VIN: 1B4HS38N72
Hi all. Ive got this Durango that has one headlite that will come on by itself during the night or evening for no apparent reason. Ive checked for BCM codes, none stored, operation has been fine for me however I have the truck inside and not in the cold weathe...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58Y2R
This jeep will start up Cold and run OK. Now if you were to take off right away it will be fine until the first stop or idle time. This thing then will stall and will restart only if you hold the gas to the floor. It runs like it's flooding badly. You must...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FT68SXX
Guys, just some other input from some fellow mates. Got this one in the shop and diagnosed the computer for the high voltage on the tps return circuit. The same condition is present with the new computer. I can see the voltage coming into the computer on the s... Trouble codes: P0123
2003 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA59S33
jeep has a p0171 lean code I have found no vacuum leaks replaced intake and exhaust gaskets and check manifold for cracks , also have flushed injectors . Code keeps returning any help appreciated Trouble codes: P0171
1996 Plymouth Neon 2.0L oil leak @ cam sens VIN: 1P3ES27C7T
found crack in cam sensor housing. (the sensor itself.) cant get the correct one anywhere. the one we need is recessed for the cam to fit into. all of the sensors we are getting are flat. have tried local dealer, napa, wpd, etc... no one knows. please help!!! ...

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L power steering pump VIN: 2C8GF68474
Thanks to all that replied. I found that most of you reccomended replacing the resivoir but before doing such I wanted to pull it off and check the screen in side that may have been clogged. In this particular resivoir I found that I could see the screen at th...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HC16Z7S
thanks to the ones said to check valve springs had one exhust valve engine had no noise in valve traine toll tues all comp was good till test drive i done every thing eles first my mistake. its easy to miss we had the front 4 cyl not working to after valve tra...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B8GP45R11
hi guys didnt want to leave you guys hanging any longer.customer decided not further diagnose vehicle he is trading it in!!!so sorry that i dont have a fix for this one but thanks for all the helpfull responses
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HHY6R72
Hey All, Thanks for the replies. I found that if I rotated the cam sensor a bit the vehicle would run perfect. There is a slot in the sensor but not the way you need it for adjustment. The customer did not have the funds to remove the valve cover and in... Trouble codes: P0340.
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