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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LOT
This one came on on the hook for a crank no start, We had spark on cylinders 1 &4 and injector pulse on cyl# 1,2,3 Found computer was not grounding coils for remaining coils checked resistance from Computer to ignition no opens wer found. Found sereral hits fo...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L unkonwn VIN: 2C3AA53G05
if this car sit over night in cold weather below 32F more so colder has very bad drown noise like bad mount will go away as car warms up / by time you get on hoist start looking noise fads away/ has any one seen this problem...
1986 Dodge Omni SE 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3BZ48C2G
PLease Help! I inherited this car from my wifes family and the want it repaired so they can buy it back. Car starts and runs well once warmed up. After driving 7 or 8 miles it will lose power, hesitate, and surge. At this point it can barely get out of it's ow...
1987 Dodge Dakota S 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
gentleman .this is my own personal truck and its making me crazy. filled up and got a bad tank of fuel.after a parts run of approx. 70 miles the truck was running very rough and stalling .vehicle sat for a week before i was able to get back to it .found the co...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Heating VIN: 1B7HC16YOX
Heater only gets warm while driving or accelerating. both heater hoses warm, heater core has been flushed. Is it possible to get 2 bad water pumps? Coolant doesn't seem to be flowing through the heater hoses very well. Heater core is hot but will cool down som...
2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HR28Z1Y
I have this Durango in here that has been rode hard, put away wet, and has never been given it shots. The customer has simply abused the heck out of it, and it is probably not worth fixing the LF window regulator let alone the drivability problem. The truck ... Trouble codes: P1765, P0753
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Power Steering VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
The power steering system on this vehicle is being a real problem. It started with a simple p/s fluid leak at the lines along the frame. Now we cannot get rid of the loud noise, foamy fluid, and loss of steering assist when the vehicle is cold or sits overnigh...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L turn signal VIN: 1B4HS28Z31
i have a strange one here. when i turn on the left turn signal both sides flash and the dash lights flash on and off and the radio display goes from bright to dim. the right turn signal works fine. all bulbs appear bright so i dont think i have a ground proble...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Whistle VIN: 1D3HU18Z73
Two separate customers, complain of engine "Whistle" at or around 2000-2400 RPM, both trucks are 2003 model years with a 5.9l. We've road tested it & found only at light or normal accell it will develop a loud high pitched whistle sound. Customers both advised...
2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.7L parking lights VIN: 1D7HG38K24
Truck came in shop with the parking lights staying on, I talked to Identifix on this and they told me that it was the inside fuse panel, well it is not, I disconnected the whole panel and lights still stay on. I also disconnected the body controller and they s...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L powertrain VIN: 2D4FV48V25
hi everyone, have a wierd problem with this magnum, customer first brought vehicle in for tight spots in the steering. we replaced steering shaft & everything was fine. problem now customer states ever since we worked on it he has terrible vibration or drone,o...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7HN18C85
Truck only ran with ether starting the engine, then it was drivable. At this time, injector fuel pressure was @ 1600 psi. Decided to cap off one injector port at a time. Found two injectors that I capped of individually, and truck would start. Uncapped, it wou...
2006 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Engine vibration VIN: 2D4FV47V16
A good customer has brought his car in with a very noticeable vibration only when the engine is cold. It has to be overnight cold or sit for 8 hours plus before it will be very evident, and it "must" be below -10C. The vibration is very similar to the frequenc...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, fuel derates VIN: WD0PD64496
first off thanks to all who take the time to read and to reply. the van runs fine from 0 to 3/4 throttle and will reset one or the other fuel codes as listed but never both at the same time nor any other codes. i seem to hit a wall in my diag chart to replace... Trouble codes: P2047, P2051 (fuel rail malfunction max fuel pressure exceeded)
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT28S6T
This jeep is driving me insane. It came in as a no start. When I went to confirm no start, I was able to start the engine with the accelerator at about 50%. I have checked everything. I replaced IAC motor, and cleaned throttle body. I tested MAP, TPS, ECT, IAT...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JYGW5859X
Hey, I have a difficult one here. I have a Check engine light on with the po123 tps code and the p1596 Cruise switch code. I inherited this job from the tech across the shop, who replaced the tps, crank sensor and the clock spring with the same result.All genu... Trouble codes: P0123, P1596
2005 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Blend door VIN: 1J4FA39S45
Hello Gents, What we have here is a Wrangler with an attitude. The air flow will ONLY come thru the Defrost at the top of the dash. I am at a loss... We have replaced the head unit with a known good unit ( atleast we have been told by parts house that the uni...

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1972 Chrysler Newport Royal 5.9L headlamps and dash lights VIN: CM43M2C254
Ignition switch fixed this car. Thanks for the replies
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L rack VIN: 2C3H056F85
Somehow after installing new mounting bushings the rack had cracked. When I drove it in today fluid was leaking. This should have been a no brainer. Thanks for all your help.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Thanks everyone who responded I took out the O2 sensors and replaced the with OEM ones from dealer and proublem is gone Trouble codes: P0171.
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K72
Had to take your advice about DRBIII.The Dealer was able to diag.the vehicle quickly(about an hour).Needed an IPC.Working great now...thanks for the input,you 'all always come up big.
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