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1992 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3XU4537N
Veh. towed in, cranks no start. no mil,no scanner comm. Test asd relay, (good). Test power & grounds at sbec connector, (good). Replace sbec. Now koeo mil on, engine starts,idles very poorly.Scope engine found cyls# 4,6,5, not firing injectors. Good spark. Con... Trouble codes: 42 (No z1 voltage sensed with asd on)
1999 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L ignition VIN: 1F54789901
hey guys hope you can help. i got a car in the shop that came in b/c he said it sounded like it wanted to stall/ light stumble. drove it and had an apparent misfire. pulled wires of spark plugs and were covered in oil ( every cylinder ). charged $600 to remove...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L transmission VIN: 2C8GP64L81
After our checks we sent vehicle to trans shop.Trans shop said it appears to be an electrical problem. Customer agreed to send to dealer. Dealer said ECM needed to be reflashed.After reflashing dealer called and said that reflash did not work, now suggesting t...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Ignition Switch VIN: 3C4FY48B84
Vehicle will not start due to the link between the ignition switch, and the lock cylinder. A piece of the metal broke off, and now the ignition lock cylinder cannot fully turn the ignition switch. According to the dealer, this piece does not come as part of th...
1989 Dodge B250 5.2L Stall, VIN: 2BCHB21Y2K
This van is experiencing a harsh stall everytime you put in gear when the engine is at normal temperature. When engine is cold, the shifting in smooth in drive or reverse and the van drives normal,until it gets warm and stop for awhile and when you put into ge...
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L steering VIN: 3B7MF33C8T
A good friend and customer came in with a complaint of vibration when brakes are applied and asked if we could check the front end . This dually has semi truck tires (19.5")and he was getting new tires before we did the work and planning a trip We found 1) Dri...
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4B3AG52H12
Thank you for taking the time to read my post. This stratus is here because it has a rough idle. It runs just fine off idle. It has plenty of pep and everything. I really don't know where to go. I have limited scan data and no codes. Fuel trims look ok, they a...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L14
Hi, i have this dodge caravan here with a 3.8 liter (not a 3.3 like it says above) that has a slight miss at idle and sometimes on accel. While the car is idleing it will run smooth then go into a misfire for as little as a few seconds or as long as a few minu... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire)
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L engine noise VIN: 1D4GP24R65
We have this van in here it has a noise, kind of a slight knock noise. We hear in the oil pan. we pulled the pan off to look everything looks good. timing chain looks a little loose. but it is not rubbing on the cover any ideas or common issues with these I sh...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L oil level VIN: 1D4HB48N15
This is my daughter's vehicle. No codes. Vehicle loses 1 quart of oil approximately every 50 miles. I changed oil approximately 1,500 miles ago, correct weight, amount and filter. Checked underside of vehicle, no leaks. Check air filter housing, clean filter. ...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L rocker arm/valve lash adjusters VIN: 2B3KA43G36
A customer brought in a 2006 dodge charger with the 3.5 v6 engine. Her complaint was an engine noise that had just started. It sounds like it is coming from under the left valve cover. After removing the valve cover I noticed that the engine is extremely clean...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MX48CX7
Customer brought truck in for a rough idle, it feels like a dead miss at idle, but mostly clears up over 1k RPM and under load. There were no active codes, but i did find P0191 in memory- Fuel rail pressure sensor performance. Tried shutting off injectors with... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor performance)
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L oiling system VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
oil pressure is good at cold startup. 40 to 50 psi. when engine heats up pressure drops to 5 psi on mechanical gauge. while replacing pump i inspected bearings for excessive wear on rods and mains. none were excessive. no abnormal noises from engine at anytime...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Noise VIN: 2C3HE66G1X
Well Gentelmen I'm waving the white flag on this one. I recieved 17 replies and checked pretty much everthing that was suggested. I lubed and checked the hood, removed and inspected the lower ball joint, lubed the lower steering connector, looked again at the ...
1989 Dodge Dynasty 2.5L Misfire VIN: 6387986077
Thankyou all for leading in the right direction, i pulled the valve cover and to our mistery there was a cam follower laying in the head. The cam is not broke nor flattened, re-installed follower and engine runs sweet, i wonder for how long? Thanks again gents...
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3HB48B67
Ok Thanks everybody The problem was a wire at the starter was damaged due to the accident. It was looking fine from outside the isolation was ok but it wasn't making contact. Thanks again for your help
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Security VIN: 1J4GZ58S1P
Well we've done it again iATN is great, special thanks to Chip [...], he said that I could jumper the two wires and it would start, Awesome customer is very happy, I had several other responses that may have worked also, however this seemed to be the easies...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K52
Could not confirm issue and customer decided to take vehicle. The next time it comes back in, we will take a better look at the MAP sensor and the IAC valve. Thanks for the replies and if we ever fix this truck, the fix will be posted.
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4FA49S62
Cam and crank out of synch. New cam housing and sensor installed and set tail of cam sensor towards rear of vehicle. Tail was pointing between rear of vehicle and R/F tire when we got vehicle. Trouble codes: 351 (Ignition coil 1), 352 (Ignition coil 2), 353 (Ignition 3), 1391 (loss ckp cmp).
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