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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L oil light VIN: 1C3EL45U11
the car's oil light will come on at idle, and go off when the RPM rises. Oil pressure check out good, oil is full and clean. I noticed this only occurs when its 70+ degrees outside. The problem happened last summer, was not coming on during the winter and is n...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Starting VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
I have this PT cruiser with a no crank no start condition. Vehicle was towed in. Battery is good and there is no power going to the s terminal on the starter. PCM is not grounding out the starter relay. Checked PCM for codes and was unable to communicate with ...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY68B43
This pt has a very intermittant hiccup, about once every six weeks the car will slightly hesitate as customer is driving at lower speeds, the check engine light comes on and then it runs fine again. It has done it three times in the last 4 months, we checked t... Trouble codes: P0315
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Air bag VIN: 2C3AA63H75
Air bag light on, code B1B02 Driver air bag squib 1 cirquit open... Replaced clock spring, light out for only a couple days... same code came back. Data as reads on Scanner... (Drv squib #1 7.9ohms) (Drv squib #2 3.3ohms)(pass squib#1 2.1 ohms) Are my drv squi...
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7FL26X5K
This truck came to us after being "Flushed" by another shop and the concern is it wont upshift when cold. After driving have found that even when warm if you come to a complete stop it will not upshift automatically but you can slow down into first and accel a...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L no overdrive
Just purchased a 1996 Dodge ram 1500 truck. 2 wheel drive, 5.9 auto od trans. This is my personal truck. I could not find a trans. for this truck. All salvage yards said it was 1 year only. Bought a used one for what was suppose to be from a 97 5.2 engine. Do ...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Starting VIN: 1B4GT54L0W
This van came in with a no start. It will start and stall three times and then won't crank. I replaced the Ign. switch and it works for about two weeks then acts up again. Then I checked all the circuts and replaced the BCM and reset the theft det. It worked f...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF1643W
We have checked spark out put, changed plugs, swapped injectors, commpression is 110psi thought maybe it has a vacuum leak at manifold so changed gaskets. Mis fire seems to be much more noticeable at idle, that's why we were thinking vacuum leak. Trouble codes: P0307
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, exhaust smoke VIN: 2B3HD46R8X
Thanks in advance to any and all who can point me in the right direction! This bucks and jerks badly at any throttle position going down the road. The tachometer drops at least 500 rpm whenever it acts up. There were no codes but intermittently the scan tool (...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4HR28Z7X
This vehicle comes in with a NO START problem Intermitten. On the Oddometer mileage trip it said NO BUS. Pcm wont communicate with scanner, No spark, and no fuel pressure, no injector pulse. No store DTC at all. Than once the car starts all of a sudden the sca...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 3BVHF13ZXX
I have a 99 dodge 1500 4x4 and the problems I'm having is with the shifting. When I take off from a complete stop it shifts fine from 1-2 but from 2-3 it shifts up but then it immediately shifts back to 2nd momentarily then back to 3rd and on to 4th (od). Now ...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KC23751
this truck came from a shop that had replaced transfer pump for a no start . i ran the codes it injection pump timming failer codes and had no fuel at engine side of fuel rail but it had 15 psi of pressure . i installed a injection pump and a transfer pump sti...
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7MF33C22
Hi all- long story - installed new jasper long block used original fuel pump lift pump and injectors - truck ran fine - cust drove truck to west texas dropped #1 cyl put oil in everything. shop up there did not do a good job on replacement of new engine - 6 mo...
2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4GP25R72
This van just lost power driving along.Code p 0202 is for inj 2 control circuit.Used all data and went down tree.Replaced fuel inj # 2 and still the same.Gas is running out the tail pipe as it idles.Smokes a real bad whitish blue when you rev eng.Wondering if ... Trouble codes: P0202
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HG32N93
hello dodge techs. We have a 03 dodge dakata that has came from another shop. This truck idles great has power up hills. But at cruise 55- 60 mph seems to drop out of OD causing rpms to go up and down about 1,000 rpms. Using Snap on Modis 8.4 no codes set- tra...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Engine VIN: 1D8HB48D04
Customer stated there is a loud tapping noise with engine running. Confirmed noise, engine oil level ok. Noise is somewhat worse cold however is still bad hot with idle raised slightly. Just off idle noise is just a single tap-knock. Above 1000 rpms there is a...
1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, No MIL VIN: 1J4FJ28L3K
Car failed emission test. Engine will not go into closed loop. Oxygen sensor won't cycle. Short & long term fuel trim: 128. Injector pulse width: 7.6 Installed new TPS, brought the idle speed down to 950 from 1100. Replaced thermostat, water pump, fan clut...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L no communication VIN: 1JFT68S1TL
need help/scanner will not communicate with computer. have ck fuse 17 fuse good. ck for power at DLC connector. power is present. ALLDATA or should is say sumdata does not give any diagnostics for this. can i test all ports in dlc with power probe to see if si...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S31
I have a 2001 Jeep Wrangler 4.0l with a constant P0123 TPS voltage high. The TPS reads 4.98v on the scan tool data. Initially a checked the TPS sweep and the TPS felt bad mechanically. I replaced the TPS and rechecked. The TPS sweeps good now, 1.48V to 4.22v. ... Trouble codes: P)012
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4FA49S62
Engine idle poor and stalls on rev up with no start. Codes listed below. We replaced CKP 3 times, CMP and housing, coil strip, plugs,& pcm [good used]. We have checked torque convertor and flywheel [R/R] trans, ckp & cmp synch, bring #1 to TDC and line up hole... Trouble codes: 351 (Ignition coil 1), 352 (Ignition coil 2), 353 (Ignition 3), 1391 (loss ckp cmp)

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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L blower VIN: 2C3AE66G51
turned out to be the pcm call me lucky. all the suggestions had been tried repeatedly.., codes, reset with the tool, new ambient air temp sen. (the switch was gone before i got called in) i installed a used pcm, without starting the engine, and all is well. ...
1990 Dodge W150 S 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7GE16Y9L
intake manifold runner to # 8 had a vacuum tree that became porous,had plugged all openings and thought it was ok, last resort before pulling head - manifold to find vac leak, installed pipe plug in vac tree hole. Fixed problem, installed new tree reconnected ...
1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Unknown
Thanks for all the replies. The general consensus seems to be that it's an inner CV joint. I have not yet verified this. The customer will probably not be back until after it's time to close out this help request. So, I'm closing it out for now.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23674
Thanks for everyones help with my Headache of a truck... I had to put a starter on it because of burning it up by cranking so much. While I had it out , I exhanged the crank sensor again Just in case.. Well, Still no start. I checked power and grounds again t... Trouble codes: P1693.
1983 Jeep Wagoneer Limited 4.2L Starting VIN: AXDT046725
This thing is finally fixed. What I ended up doing was a bit unorthodoxed but it worked great. First I ground down the starter nosecone flat on the inboard side of the indexing lip. Then I sloted the lower (non-threaded) hole on the starter, to let it trave...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4FY29S0R
Thanks to all. After tracing all the wiring harnesses I found the wiring harness to the fuel pump chewed by a rat. So I spliced in a new section. Then I test drove it with no problem to find. I ask my customer to try it and let me know. I will let y'all Know w...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L headlights VIN: 1J4GR48K95
Replaced multifunction switch and tested the rest of the day, never did experience a failure.
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