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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B55
Hello there everyone looking for some help on this one. A 2005 PT Cruiser came in for mil light on and skipping. Found P0301 code stored (misfire #1). Check ignition system perform maintenance tune up.Plugs,wires and filters.Customer took vehicle,light came ba... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire in cylinder 1)
1968 Dodge D200 Pickup 5.2L charging voltage
as stated replaced alternator, now charges alot went incrasingly from 12.5v to 17.8v in about 90 seconds slowly increasing by .5v incriments i shut it off to prevent damaging anything, im assuming i need to replace the voltage regulator but just want to make s...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Wipers VIN: 2B4GP44R7T
Greetings fellow techs. Thanks in advance for your time spent considering how you can help. I have a bad BCM on this van and owner not in a position to spend $720 (reman from dealer) on BCM. Is there a reputable repair company out there that should be consider...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B46P4534W
I have a 98 Dodge Caravan that has a lopey idle, more when the weather is colder, sometimes when temp. is warmer it runs fairly well. Along with lopey idle it will take spells and skip and have no power and die when you come to a stop. I have put on new plugs,...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B6HB11Y4X
Hello, this van came in because it would not start , when it came in ,it started several times with no trouble. When it does not start the odometer reads "no bus", and we cannot communicate with its computer. When the van does start we are able to communicate ... Trouble codes: P1686
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L seat belts
Hello I had a Seatbelt Control Timer Module that was drawing on the battery. I replaced with a new one from the Dodge dealer and now the seatbelt retractor won't unlatch. I don't know why? I tried to do a "initiate structural seat belt test mode", but I can't...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L 2nd VIN: 1B3ES46C1Y
Car shifts 1-3, no 2nd. Manual 2 gives me 1st gear only. Fluid is nice and pink. No dtc present. I'm a Ford tech not knowing what the heck he's doing on this. I see in Alldata a kickdown band adjustment. Any chance this could be the cause? Any help is apprecia...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23631
Truck will hick-up like losing power or fuel while cruising (cruse control off ) in warmer weather with engine hot also will happen more with cruse, coast situation. Will also do it in lower gears. When it starts it will be over with before you notice it, then...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L speedo and radio drop out intermittently VIN: 1J4GW48S34
This Jeep exhibits these following symptoms intermittently and simultaneously: The speedo drops to 0, the tripmeter resets, the radio powers off, and the abs and red brake warning light come on. These symptoms reportedly either go away or occur with brake peda...
1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4FP25307
this van came with the complain that the wipers are not working and he diagnosed as bcm the culprit.he installed the used bcm whose numbers didn't match with the original.the van was fixed wipers worked and he was happy for a week and now he says his van does ...
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Starting VIN: 1P3FJ46C9V
cust. advised that vehicle would not crank,he seems that the nuetral safty switch was bad , but could not confirm due to not acting up.this is a intermitant problem.cust. did say he moved the shifter back and forth then started.the volts on the output wire as ...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L turn signals / blower motor VIN: 2P4FP25B3X
Customer states fuse 12 underdash blows intermitently. Unable to verify complaint. Removed headlamp and taillamps to check for chaffed/shorted wiring. OK. Operated blower motor on multiple speeds, turn signals in both positions, and removed A/C control head to...

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L transmission VIN: 2C8GP64L81
The customer agreed to let the dealer replace the TCM and this cured the problem. All the replies received were pointing in the right direction. Hopefully this will be the fix but this vehicle has had a history of electrical problems. Thanks to all who respon...
1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7FL26X7M
Doh! Got bit on this one. Sometimes it's easy to forget to CHECK THE BASICS. It did get worse before it got better, so we went back and rechecked everything. One of the NEW spark plug wires was electrically open. And on a seperate cylinder, it looks like I bum...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3AD46R71
Finally got another reman PCM from Chrysler and beyond programming the mileage and the VIN number - Voila! it actually worked out ... Thanks for everyones input on this! Trouble codes: P0601 (internal ctrl mod chksum failure failed memory checksum).
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU118Z6
Thanks for all the help from everyone. Sometimes you are so far in the forest you can not see out. That was the case with this truck. It was so simple but I was thinking to deep. It was one thing after anther. I took a compression test on each cylender. They ... Trouble codes: P0420, P0351.
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7MF33C22
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L14
This ones fixed. I got the vehicle after someone else worked on it and cleared codes so i did the switch around moved the wire to one cyl and the plug to another. The problem followed the plug. Put in dealer plugs and wires and all is well. Thanks Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire).
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4FY19S3X
Thanks to everyone for their quick and accurate responses. It was indeed the crank sensor and all is right with the world now. Once removed we found a rub through on one of the wires to the sensor, obviously shorting out at times to the engine while driving. T...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L oiling system VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
thanks guys, you all were right. i took the pan off again and pressurized the oiling system and found a cam bearing gushing oil.
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