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1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 7.2L fan VIN: CS43T7C122
Hi, I've got a problem with heat and AC controls on a 1977 New Yorker.The vehicle has autoclimate 2 ATC. I have no blend door operation, no vent selection, and no fan operation. I have checked for vacuum at the control head and the electric actuator on the hea...
2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L #5 fusible link VIN: 4C3AV42N1Y
Hi all!!! I have inherited an electrical problem from another shop and now see why they gave up on it. The #5 fusible link keeps blowing and not allowing the vehicle to start. If you replace the link and allow too sit for a while, vehicle will start and run f...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L p/s pump VIN: 3C8FY4BB81
Thanks for your advice, since none of my service manual cover this, I am seeking the procedure for changing the power steering punp on this vehicle. I was considering pulling the intake and removing it from the top, or removing the a/c comp. and bracket to dro...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L control panel display VIN: 2C4GM68474
It is not possible to see air conditioning control panel display information. In fact set temperature appears, but dark. Despite display problem a/c system works well. I would like to know if is it a commum problem. Just a back light changing issue or not??? ...
2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Blower Motor VIN: 1C3LC46R07
This Chrysler Sebring has no power to the Blower motor. The controller above the consol has power, ( the pink / dark blue wire has 12.4v ) all the buttons and switches seem to work, ( the lights come on ect. ) The A/C compressor turns on and so do the Condense...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GG22N2Y
Hey everyone! I am usually pretty good at taking car of chrysler idle problems, but this one has me stumped. just about everytime you come to a stop the idle will drop to around 300 rpm, then the bounce up to about 900, then settle at around 600. I feel that t...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL36X92
It has been verified as #5 misfire. Got it from another shop, see repair history. Did a running compression waveform and that looks ok. I still think it is mechanical and I am wondering if there is a test for checking if the valves are pounding into the head. ... Trouble codes: P0305
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L defroster door
Defroster and heat to floor don't blow right. The motors work but nothing happens. turns out the door is broken behind the motor, the electric door motor has so much torq it breaks the door. so I replaced it, had to pull dash and heater/air conditioner out, sp...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L intm. excss. crank VIN: 3D7KS28C75
Truck came in for check engine light and intermittin excessive crank. Duplicated once, truck spun over 3 more times than normal. Is a flash or replacement be in order here? Shop Key is very limmited on this item. Thanks, Chris Trouble codes: P0602
1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel pump VIN: 1J4FJ58L5K
This vehicle came into the shop six months ago with no fuel pressure. After checking for power and ground to the pump I replaced the pump, and pump relay, recieved fuel pressure and the vehicle stared and ran perfectly. Five months later she came back with the...
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1P3EJ46X4V
hi i am working on 97 2.4l it came in for oil leak found oil leak coming from back of head replace head gasket & timing belt finish job and test drove under hard acceleration cut out hesitiates and surges check engine light comes on & it gives me code p1391 in... Trouble codes: P1391

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 3.0L cam timing VIN: 4C3AG52HXE
The fix was to replace the faulty crank gear. The crank gear has the crank reluctor plate for the crank sensor pinned to the back of it, and the previous shop did not tighten the crank bolt tight enough when they did a timing belt several months ago. Th...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L heater VIN: 1B3HD46T9S
I was fooled by a test. Remember because of the luke-warm air coming out of the vents We had flushed the heater core,installed a water pump,compression check, and thermostat. It turned out that although the heater hoses going in and out of the heater core was ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF2665W
Thanks for all the replies.George,Chad,Dave,Doug,John,Jay,Steve and especially Andy & Robert.I did find low fuel pressure from the transfer pump(3-5)psi.After replacing the transfer pump we had 13-15psi get to injection pump.Still would not run.Replaced inject... Trouble codes: P1693, P0382, P0380, P0230.
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L turn signal VIN: 1B4HS28Z31
thanks for all the replies. alot of guys hit it on the nose. it was the aftermarket trailer wiring module causing the problem. replaced it with a new one and now everything works like its supposed to. thanks again.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 2B4GP44R02
Resurfaced front rotors and replaced pads and vehicle stops well, but pedal still feels harder than it should. Customer is selling vehicle and declined any further testing.
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Wipers, Radio, Heating Controls, PW and DL VIN: 3GFF15WR34
After replacing igintion switch, BCM and swapping power module with another van we found that when we removed the fuel pump relay everything turned back on. We ended up getting a new front control module and it only acted up once. customer has had van back fo...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT28S6T
I replaced IAC motor and battery. The motor now starts and runs perfectly. Thanks for everyones help
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L window operation, a/c clutch engadement, gauges VIN: 1J4G248S1Y
thanks to those who replied, i did apply ground to the pcm, door modules and ground circuts with no change, also checked wires in door jam as i did run into some of the older models with broken wires there, but all was good. the problem ended up being the alte...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L long cranking time VIN: 1J3GW48S62
thanks again to everyone who replied,your help was valuable in helping solve this problem.i pulled the fuel rail out from the car and just turned the key on and pressurized injectors.after about 4 key cycles and 30 minuets we noticed that #4 injector was dripp...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L no heat VIN: 1J4GL58K82
This is a clients college aged kids car. We will try the blend door and motors when he gets back from college. Thanks for all who helped. Will let you know the outcome.
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