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1999 Chrysler Town & Country SX 3.8L Fluid leak VIN: 1C4GP0418X
Ive got this van in the shop that keeps loosing trans fluid, customer had brought it in about 3 wks ago with a leak and it appeared to be coming from the axle seals, so we replaced seals went thru a few test drives with no more leak. Well she brought it back a...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L bat drain VIN: R5WH257995
`Bat drain from fuse 7. feeds cluster,multifunction switch and park relay.Only get drain to disappear by removing cluster.Disconnect any other components drain remains including body computer. Installed used unit same result.Used unit has even less kilometers ...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Dies VIN: 1B4GP54L4W
Ok, the customer complained of dieing on country roads or just whenever intermittently. Vehicle sat for [...] then they decided to fix. At first i couldnt get the vehilce to die, but after a while i got it to die on cold start ups after a couple minutes. Am... Trouble codes: 12 (Battery voltage low. in transmission side of scanner), 34 (System undervoltage. ABS side)
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 (...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4HS28N11
this car has poor fuel mileage and blow black smoke at idle. i replaced upsteam and down stream and found power steering fluid in connectors and then looked and found power steering sensor leaking fluid. i replaced power steering sensor and clean all connector... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58KX3
Replaced speed sensor, still no speedo. Hate to throw parts at it if I dont have to, any help you can give, I would be very grateful. Loosing way too much hair on this one. Thanks for any help you can give me. Trouble codes: P0500 (speedometer inop)

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Starting VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Recieved several replies within a day. One reply stated that the SKIM would not cause the engine not to crank. Alldata said after 6 attemps it would cause a no crank condition. One person said to check the ignition switch for breakage and another one said to c...
2002 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36M72
I'm going to color it "fixed" LOL It was a two fold problem.I noticed after checking the wiring for shorts and grounds, the duty cycle on the heaters picked up a bit,so I went back and cleaned all the connectors and pins at the PCM.Immediately after,... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152.
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7FL26X5K
Just updating everyone on the dakota, We decided to clean all the metal off the magnet and replace the filter. With fresh fluid and some lucas it is now shifting right every time and has yet to give us any issues. We will re-evaluate in another haundred mile...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4HR28Z7X
This is a intermitten problem. So far the vehicle hasn't act up again so i couldn't disconnect the crank sensor and customer need vehicle back today. I check all the ground and power wire and everything seem to work fine. Thanks to everyone who have tried to h...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L cluster inop VIN: Z63J517159
Thanks for the replies, a new cluster fixed this one. Didn't get as many replies as I thought I would. After reading some archive postings it seems like a common problem.Still not sure why it had to happen right after we worked on it but we had a very understa...
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HG32N93
Thanks for all the up on this one. I checked the alternator, under 500 mv a/c. Replaced the TPS and retested with lab scope patterns still has noise but better- adding extra ground to TPS ground circuit did not help. Test drive after repair no problem felt OD ...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R44
This vehicle unfortunately is not fixed. I did receive replies from Carlo in Quebec and James in Ohio about doing a crank relearn. I did the only thing that our scan tools would do which was to clear cam/crank syc so that it would maybe relearn it. The local D... Trouble codes: P0344 (cam/crank sync).
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Misfire, sputters VIN: 1J4GW48S34
Sorry for the delay in posting, but the customer goes to college out of state, and we only see her on break. The last time that she was in, we put in an O.E. TPS from Jeep, with a new soldered in pigtail, and all is well in Jeepland. Thanks for the replies. ... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS voltage low).
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