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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1C3XJ5534L
Car acts like rev limiter is kicking in under hard accel. The digital speedo drops under 20 mph when the problem exists when you are going over 50 mph. Ignition system is in top shape and the fuel system checks out good also.I cant get the problem to occour wh...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C3HE66G3Y
We have this Chrysler 300 in with a miss, cut out surge problem. It drives ok on hard acceleration but on easy accel. it will cut out and surge at around 3000 rpm. If you hold it steady it will continue to miss and cut out. The ecm will pick up missfires but i...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L left turn & running VIN: 1C3EL55U01
Calling all Chrysler techs & every one else. I have a chrysler sebring that has a problem with the running lights & the left turn signal. The customer said that this all started when they tried to replace the headlight bulb. Here is the problem. With the left ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G8GP64LO1
thanks in advance for any help. customer complaint -- just bought vehl from friend no history of problems . drove about 50 miles sat every time came to stop dies. restart and drive with foot on brake & gas to keep running . test drove from cold no problem foun...
1992 Dodge Caravan 2.5L vibration VIN: 2B4GH25K2N
hi guys normaly i wouldnt submit something like this but im pulling my hair out, i have a 92 dodge caravan 2.5 liter 59000 original miles.customer has a bad vibration only in reverse and stopped at stop signs,i found worn engine and trans mounts and replaced t...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L cruise control VIN: 1B7KF26DOV
Hello guys need help on this cruise problem ,checked vac good,cable at servo not broke,replaced brake light swicth,applied vac to servo tested good,ran toggled s/c. relays,sol. with scan tool.I tested swicth on steering wheel acording to alldata.Any help with ...
1998 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, 3500 rpm idle VIN: 4B3AU42Y5W
Vehilce idles at 3800 to 3900 rpms. Smoke test for vac. leaks. Only normal minor leaks around throttle body and egr. No codes. No miss fires. Check wiring to IAC motor, ohm tested from PCM and noid lighted. Replaced with new IAC motor and had PCM rebuilt by Ca...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GE22XXW
Cutomers complaint is misfire and hesataion - very intermittent. I did a full tune up yesterday with no change. Code P0321 keeps returning, upsteam o2 sensor shorted to voltage. This Dakotas primary 02 sensor will read 4.5 volts just after you start it. The vo... Trouble codes: P0132 (Upstream 02 snesor shorted to voltage)
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L crankshaft sensor VIN: 3B7KF23W4X
Thanks in advance for any and all thoughts we installed used motor in this truck fired up and ran great. shut off,went to restart and would not start no crank signal at pcm replace crank and cam sensor starts and runs great 2 or three times and then will not s...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L will not go into any gear VIN: 1D7HA16N15
This truck belongs to one of my techs. He changed both trans filters and refill with the proper chry fluid. Drove it that nite about 30 miles, parked in his drive and the next morning would not shift into any gear. We do not do any trans work so have not check...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD0PD74456
original pcm lost 5v reference to maf, so installed a reman module. reman unit feeds 5v reference fine, but the security system locks out the starter. I have a drb 3 with software but it will not reprogram the reman module because the old program is still in i...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 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...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L all guages VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
checked wire connection behind cluster, and double checked the wire harness repair. am at a loss. Am I dealing with a PCM or a BCM problem? Thanks in advance for any help. Mike
1987 Plymouth Voyager 2.6L head bolt tap
Does any one know what size tap to use to rethread the head bolt holes? Tried old bolt and it won't go down all the way(bad spot at bottom).I tried metric and standard tap and die with no match. Dealer has no information on bolt size and thread. Dealer said mi...
1991 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P4GH44R2M
Hi. One of the four wires from the engine controller to the idle motor does not switch from under 1 volt to over 10 volts like the test says it should, and the circuit tests shorts, opens, grounds are good. The flow chart just ends. I believe the controller is... Trouble codes: 25 (idle motor circuit)

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country SX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT64LXX
Sorry about the delay in responding. I wanted to test the integrity of the DLC wiring from the DLC to the PCM. I unbolted the power distribution box and kind of moved it aside. I had a difficult time trying to disconnect the PCM connectors. Even thought the re...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L turn signals and auto headlamps VIN: L95R530149
Thanks to everyone who replied that the headlamp issue is normal. Doesn't really seem right visually looking at the vehicle and I can understand how a customer could think that it was a problem. I ended up sending it to the dealer for this issue and also a wip...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP543X1
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L air bag VIN: 1D4HB48N74
Thanks to the 3 that replied; It ended up at the dealer, and since they were unable to communicate with the classification module they replaced it. Once communication was established they had to loosen and retorgue all the driver seat bolts and the passenger a...
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Timing Gears VIN: 3D7KS28A98
The fix for this vehicle was to phase the high pressure fuel pump. The phasing was incorrect from factory. The 5 on the pump shaft was at 12 o'clock when it should have been at 9 o,clock at tdc. When repositioned, the noise disappeared. Thanks to all who offer...
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