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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L starter VIN: 2C4GP54L61
Hi Gang. The starter in this vehicle wants to stay engaged into the flywheel when starting the vehicle under 20 degrees F. I have confirmed this. It sits there and grinds the flywheel and sings. If you rev the vehicle lightly a few times you can slowly get it ...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L turn signals and auto headlamps VIN: L95R530149
Customer complaint: with vehicle running and auto headlamps on, if you switch the turn signal on to the left or right in the front as soon as a position is chosen the headlamp for the turn signal position chosen will go out. (example) if the left turn signal i...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B4GP44G2X
morning had this caravan friday. codes P0305, P1294 in memory. when i started and scanned it there was no misfire and idle was normal. let it run a while and came back and idle was around 1100 rpm and would not come down. IAC count was at 0 and requested was ... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire cyl. 5), P1294 (target idle not reached)
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HU18D24
Customer complained of ticking while lightly accelerating and at idle. Noise goes away at high RPM or when trans is engaged in drive or reverse. It sounds like it is coming from the lower rear of the engine and does not sound like lifter noise. I wanted to kno...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Starting
hey guys this is strange one and hope someone has seen this because in 15 yrs i havent has anyone seen a manual trans truck start buy just turning the key? we had truck in the shop today that after my tech flashed ecm he cycled the key and when he did (standin...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW48SXY
Jeep in w/ overheating complaint. Replace relay at insp last year . Fan ran at that time. Customer says Jeep dealer replaced fan & relay 6 months before I replaced relay. Fan sounds fine but takes 70+amps to start spinning. Goes down to22-23amps to run. I don'...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L f15 in power distribution center VIN: 1J8GX48S63
I have a battery drain that is hard to pinpoint. It is on a 50 amp fuse F15 in the power distribution box. This then feeds eight fuses in the interior junction box. I reach a dead end at the interior junction box as to where the draw is. I know many Jeeps have...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FA39S74
Hi, This Jeep--with only 29k miles--has two problems which I believe may be related: It will idle smoothly, but once it gets up to 1500 rpms it begins to miss, and shake. Also, if we rev it up much faster it begins to "tick" under the valve cover--like it has ...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L #5 fusible link VIN: 4C3AV42N1Y
Thanks too all who replied!!! The problem was with the EGR soleniod wiring harnes melted to the exhaust manifold. Apparently from a previous transmission removal the harnes was routed differently and the rest is history!!! We were having trouble downloading...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3ES46C0Y
Thanks to all who replied. Most responded that we check the wiring under the exhaust manifold. We didn't find anything conclusive and in the three weeks that we drove it the vehicle didn't act up at all. The customer decided to drive it and at htis point we...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L no throttle reponse VIN: 1B7MF33751
after installing a known good ecm and pcm seperatly the problem still persist. here in canada we do not have the right to repair as law yet and i have found out i maybe fighting encryptated(sic)codes at this time. truck is booked into the dealer and i will upd... Trouble codes: P0233.
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD64203
The sprinter is fixed !!! Thanks to all who replied. We didn't find any air leaks in the fuel system. Performed the injector return flow test with 3/8 clear tubes( 6" long )as suggested and found three injectors that filled the tubes 3/4. Thats were we where a...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58Y2R
Due to the jeep being totally plowed in at this time. The costumer has not dug it out yet. With more snow on the way we may not see it again until spring. I'm going to give the IAC a try. Although we have replaced many of these for stalling, we have never ha...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Alarm VIN: 1JTG56D877
Thanks to all that replied.It was the rear glass sense switch just as Nathan and Reed suggested to pull on doors and windows to get alarm to go off.I had to pound lightly on the glass and the alarm went off.What happened at first was just pulling on the win...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, no comunication VIN: 1J4GW48SX1
well vehicle is fixed cause was gound pin in pcm connector bad replaced entire pcm connector all is well thanks for everyones help
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1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L Surge VIN: 1P4GH54R7P
THANKS TO ALL MENBERS FOR YOUR HELP, AFTER CHECKING AGAIN AND FINDING EVRYTING UNDER SPECS. I DICIDED TO REPLACE CRANK SENSOR LIKE MARK [...] TOLD ME, VEHICLE RUNS FINE NOW, I DECIDED TO REPLACE CAM SENSOR TOO BECOUSE WAS FULL OF OIL DEPOSITS AND BARE WIRING, T...
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1P3EJ46X4V
thank to the five replies as tom & paul suggested i check ckp wires it was ok. as tim suggested i check cam sensor it was also ok. bill & earl had this one right as they suggested i recheck the timing marks readjusted timing marks correctly. it ran great and n... Trouble codes: P1391.
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