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1993 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C3XU56L9P
This car died driving down the road. No spark. We get intermittent injector pulse. We can make the coil spark with the scan tool. Did the cam sensor test on Mitchell & it checks good. No codes. It cranks over great. I am wondering if the chain might have slip...
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1996 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC46F2T
Hope you guys can help. I have a 96 NewYorker with a 3.5L. When accelerating on road car cuts out and ck engine light goes off to match. Can get it to do in shop at around 2000 rpm. I have scoped the cam and crank signals at the pcm, replaced crank sensor due ... Trouble codes: P1391 (loss of cam/crank)
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L31
This minivan is a wierd one...it will start fine but when you select any gear R or D the speedometer will go crazy peg out then return and jump half way up again. When this is happening the engine will start running extremely rough and if you try to take off i...
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1988 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1P4FH5037J
whats up guys, We have a van here that belongs to a good friend of mine that we are having some trouble with. We normally don't work on too many domestics in our shop, and we dont have too much expierence with them either. We towed it in a few days ago for a ...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4533V
came in with a stall at light,test drove has a rough idle,and only stalls when in gear and not all the time.feals like an open egr,hooked up scanner no codes,someone has been chasing this problem,looks to have newer plugs,wires,cap rotor,tps.pulled plugs look ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L prndl lights VIN: 2B4GP44G9W
I have a 98 caravan that the PRNDL lights will all light up in park and nuetral. Than it only lights up in R and D not in 3 or L. you can start the car in any gear. Tested the bus lines at all modules and have 2.46 on bus- and 2.51 on bus+. I have tryed other ...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG22X5X
we have a 1999 dodge dakota with an intermittent no start.when the vehical no starts it has a very weak spark coming out of the coil.crank and cam signals look good i have tried replacing the asd relay and it didnt help any im sure im getting good pulse cuz i ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
Help... This is my personal truck. I had a no-start six weeks ago and came down to a low fuel pressure problem(maybe 6psi) and thought the injection pump was gone also because of no fuel at injectors. Or very little. I put direct juice to Ipump and direct grou... Trouble codes: P1693
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L all gauges, turn signal VIN: 1B4GP25R02
car came in with no instrument panel functions, turn signal and hazard lights. checked schematic shows 2 15 amps fuse for panel and turn signal. checked out ok. further check shows fuse #24 20 amp fuse for hazard and BCM was blown. replace fuse and all panel ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EL36X54
Here's what I have guys...I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus with the 2.4L "X" engine in my shop. The owner ran the original engine low in oil and ruined it. I got a used engine out a 2002 Chrysler Sebring with 37,850 miles on it. The salvage engine has been sitting ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L codes VIN: 1D7H16DX4J
This customer comes in saying in the morning cold, this vehicle delays in gear,slipps, late shifts. I drove cold it slipps, delays, and goes in and out of gear as you drive up the road. as if low on fluid. fluid is full smells and looks good. after it warms up...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ68S0T
vehicle came in with no start, sometimes, stalling, hesitation. found code for coil, tested found to be bad, installed new coil. less then one month later same problem replaced coil again. less then a week later same problem. i did also check the circuit to th...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ52SXV
this vehicle cuts of as soon as it starts, i checked fuel pressure, for the 1 to 2 seconds that it runs, it is at 40 psi. also the vehicle has between 1/4 tank to 1/2 tank of gas, but the gas gauge shows at empty and along with that the low fuel warning light ... Trouble codes: P0123
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2.5L piston VIN: 1J4FY49S8W
This jeep came in with a light knock sound coming from engine and would almost go away when under heavy load. Otherwise it is there all the time. I removed the oil pan and found a piece of # 4 cylinder piston skirt in bottom of pan. I am looking for some advis...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1J4HR48N45
This Jeep came into the shop with a MIL light set for a code P0463 - Fuel Level Sensor 1 Circuit High. I only saw this trip once, and it sat the fuel gauge dead on empty. Otherwise, although the MIL wouldn't trip, the gauge would sit on full. The sender was re...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LOT
Well its finally done the one that you wont soon forget I hope others who have had this problem and closed their post with out a fix find this. I will start off with the Modis only has a 1 second sample rate on the dual trace scope and with just cranking speed...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GF68414
I DID NOT MENTION THAT THIS VEHICLE HAD TWO BROKEN MOTOR MOUNTS AND THAT THEY ARE ON BACK ORDER FOR LIKE EVER. I WENT TO TEST WIRES FROM PCM TO COIL AND HAD TO REMOVE INNER FENDER WELL TO ACCESS PCM WHEN I DID I NOTICED THAT THE HARNESS HAS TO COME FROM ENGINE... Trouble codes: P0353.
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1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L no start VIN: 1B7HW04YXJ
OK. thanks for everyones help, the truck is finally gone. I replaced the SMEC with one from our local jobber, started right up YAHOO it works. Ran the truck for a few minutes shut it off to put the air cleaner on went to start it ...NO START. This time I lost ...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Trans VIN: 1B7GL23X8V
Hello and Thanks to all who replied. James hit the nail on the head. What we found was that when put into reverse we were losing crank posistion signal, unfotunatly it happened so fast it would not show up on the scanner. We removed the crank sensor and inspec...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45RXV
found bad wire in main harness. repair wire. thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: 54 (camshaft sensor circuit), 42 (auto shutdown relay control circuit), 33 (a/c clutch relay circuit), 22 (coolant temp sensor circuit high/low), 21 (upstream o2 stay at center), 42 (auto shutdown relay control circuit).
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L limp in VIN: WD1PD54454
Thanks to all its fixed,David was right,you can get into this comp with latest software from snap on,Icalled their hotline and they confirmed this.I borrowed a friends new Verys and found that what Vladimir said was right,you have to clear codes one module at ...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start, H.Start/Long Crank
Had several smart suggestions to check the ECT signal and to check residual fuel pressure. Unfortunately I had already done that but forgot to include that in my initial posting (both of these tests passed - residual fuel was really good and held for hours). ...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel pump VIN: 1J4FJ58L5K
Thanks for your replies. the customer finally decided to pull the plug on this one. In summary the replies I received included replacing the tank if it is plastic they apparently shed, clean the tank of any dirt, and don't run the tank below a quarter full ...
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1P4GP45R0T
Well thanks to every one. The no start was the pcm. As some suggested I checked the wire harness and did find wires that were fused together, I seperated the wires but found that none were shorting. I did find that some cylinders weren't firing the plugs as br...
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