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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L ignition VIN: 3C3EL45H7W
vehicle was no start diagnosed bad dist. installed used dist vehicle started returned in 3 weeks no start again diagnosed bad dist replaced with re-man. dist returned one week later no start 10 volts to dist + pos good dist and pcm ground 4volts from pcm pin 4...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP54671
This van continued to run after the key was in the lock position. The customer said he disconnected the battery and it stalled. When he reconnected the battery it would crank but not start. I found all BCM functions were not working and the HVAC and IPC were d...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L radio,odometer,prndl,ignition switch,pwr windows
The problem is the key is allways in ignition as per bcm data.The radio and windows stay on intermitently with the key out after i open and close the door.I narrowed that down to a relay being commanded to stay on by the fcm. after repalcing the fcm it still h...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HC16Y6R
Hi guys I have this truck that won't start after a transmission was installed. First I double checked everything around the transmission and it all seemed fine. Next I checked for spark and had none at the spark plugs and had spark at the coil, so I did a comp...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 183ES22C9T
Hey guys, I am having big problems with this neon. The car starts up just fine, but the warmer the car gets, the faster the idle becomes. Suspected intake gasket so I replaced, did not solve the problem. Had a spare working throttle body with tps and Iac so I ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L long crank VIN: 1B7KF2361W
Customer complains of long crank intermitantly.. Sometimes Hot and sometimes cold, we checked Pcm Codes , none found.. Lift pump checked and pressure is fine. Installed clear fuel line at injector pump, never any bubbles in line! Any help from here would be gr...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2D4GP54L63
Customer brought back to dealer after having bank 1 head replaced under warranty. Dealer said misfire was not mechanical, fuel or spark related. Customer brought it here ti diag p0301 #1 misfire. I have checked everything I can think of. All fuel and ign compo... Trouble codes: P0301
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L gauges VIN: 3D7KA26C13
customer complaint about the instrument panel gauges sometimes will not work sometimes. when you're driving it, sometimes the voltmeter and other gauges will drop and the buzzer in the truck will ding-make noise. and then after a little bit some of the gauges ...
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2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L crankshaft seal VIN: 1D4GP25BX6
Crankshaft has too much end play, decided to replace thrust bearing. Removed lower cover, top bearing has thrust washer, lower one does not. Ordered bearing from dealer, bearing has no tits for locking to keep from spinning. Does this engine use a different de...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Hydroboost VIN: 3D7MX38C07
Thanks to all that reply, your time is valuable. I have this Dodge truck that makes a hissing noise when brakes are applied. Sounds just like a leaking vacuum booster, but its a hydroboost. Customer never heard it before transmission repair. We quizzed him goo...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
It's a Jeep thing I just don't understand. This jeep has tps voltage over 4 volts as processed info but approx 1 volt @ pcm pin. I did unplug the clockspring but did not help. With clock spring plugged in and push on/off tps drop to 1 volt. Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS always high), P1596 (Speed control switch always high)
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S53
I have scanned this unit and found the front O2 B1/1 does not respond as fast as the rear B2/1. Voltage on both start at 4.98 the rear drops to .05 within about 5sec. The front takes about 1 minute. I have checked for voltage to the heater has 12volts when act... Trouble codes: P0132 (B1/1 slow response), P0135 (B1/1 heater failure)
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1P4GP45R0T
Hello all, Hope someone can steer me in the right direction with this one. We got this van in from a customer that tried for 3 months unsuccesfully to get running. I figured I would be able to diagnose it quickly but am stumped. It does have spark, does have i...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Brake pedal VIN: 1B7KF26C8T
Thanks to all who replied. After really thinking about it I decided to remove the Dealler booster and install an after market one. It just didn`t make sense that the brakes worked fine untill I bolted on the Dealler booster. After an hours worth of work I was ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF23781
THANK you to everyone who helped me with this. SORRY it took so long to close but I had a parts issue after determining problem. After reading everyones posts, I went back to the beginning. I rechecked all the power and grounds. The 2 main electrical connecter... Trouble codes: P0118 (ect sensor voltage too high), P0122 (apps signal voltage too low), P0217 (decreased engine peformance due to overheat), P0523 (oil pressure voltage too high), P1295 (apps supply voltage too low).
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Intmt hard start VIN: 1D7HV18035
Thanks for the quick response. Tested system with EGR unplugged and was able to idle normally. Received new EGR today, installed and runs as it should. Thanks for saving me some time and sanity. Trouble codes: 2138 (APP accelerator pedal fly-by-wire), 2127 (APP sensor 2), P0652, P0340.
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L heater VIN: 1J4FY19S7W
After numerous flushes, with air and water, I installed a new heater core. The system still seems to have some rust in it but the heat is working very well. I now have center register temp coming out at around 155 degrees. I wish I knew why after all the flush...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L wheel brg. VIN: 1J4GR48K55
Thanks for all the replies. After test driving again with tech in rear seat of vehicle the noise still seems to amplify at extreme left and in rear compartment. Customer is going to drive for a while to see if noise gets louder. Rechecked tires which are di...
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