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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Anti Theft Alarm VIN: 4C3AG42G03
This car came into the shop to get it running. Someone had changed the timing belt and didn't time it right. We got the car in time and went to crank it but it had no spark or injector operation when tested with a noid light. We hooked up the modis scanner and...
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1991 Dodge Dynasty LS 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3XC56R0M
Please help!, This dodge has gone into theft mode and will not start, it does not have a theft system so my understanding is the only way to fix it is to replace the ecm. I have done that twice now, the last time I also put in a bcm because I found corrosion i...
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JB3XE74C8N
this car at wide open throttle runs perfect and moves like hell but at a cruse the car bucks and jerks very hard i have alreaady checked the timing belt and belt lines up perfect car seems to idle alright if you have any info that would be helpful that would b...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23Y0S
ok my hair is pulled out of my head and all over the floor, my nails have been bitter off and this truck is not fixed! came in ruff running- needed tune up-done/ also replaced crank sensor do to contaminated with oil- no codes- test drove ok but next morning r...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L RPM races up VIN: 3B7KF2666W
98 Dodge Diesel will start to idle up on its own without any throttle input. When it occurs, charging system is at 14 volts, at gauge, at battery and on scan tool BUT the ECM battery volts, on the scan tool, reads up to 22volts and climbs to 30 volts!! At that... Trouble codes: P0388, P0123, P0606, P0113, P0121, P0563
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Timing Chain VIN: 1B4GP74L9Y
Recommended new engine. Per customer request, replacing oil pump in timing chain cover. Timing chain was loose - of course. Replaced with new Cloyes kit - still loose. Replaced with O.E.M. parts {probably came from Cloyes} - still loose. Chain has about 1/2" p...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3B7KF23622
hello fellow tecs i need som help here i got roped into this by my friend i have a 02 dodge deisle that will surge at idle in gear drive or reverse and will stall but will alway start back up, scan for codes and all i get is p0341 no cam signal, and the tac do... Trouble codes: P0341 (no cam signal)
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L rear lift gate VIN: 1D4GP24R24
Rear lift gate will not unlock or lock electrically. Last week I replaced the BCM for the drivers door lock not unlocking any of the doors. I found that the BCM was not sending out enough voltage to the switch. I replaced it and all was well... or so I thought...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4G258S9V
Hi, We have a Jeep with an intermittent cut out, sometimes no start problem. Customer has said that it cut out shortly after leaving his driveway, then started right up. He drove it back into his driveway and parked it. When he tried to start again later on it...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Steering VIN: 1J4HR58275
This Jeep has full-time 4Wheel drive and has developed a shudder in the steering when turning at slower speeds. We removed the front driveshaft and the steering feels fine(lock to lock) but the torque transfer in the transfer case puts all of the power to the ...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B55
Hello again all: First of all thanks for all the replies.The light went off and still has not come back on.Car has been running fine and no code.If problem reoccurs will be doing cooling system test overnight. Sounds like what i might have thanks again, Love i... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire in cylinder 1).
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1989 Dodge B250 5.2L Stall, VIN: 2BCHB21Y2K
THANKS TO ALL MEMBERS RESPONSE. THE CULPRIT IS AS WE ALL SUSPECT, THE TORQUE CONVERTOR STICKING. WE FOUND THE METAL SHAVINGS IN OIL PAN. OVERHAUL TRANNY WITH NEW CONVERTOR TAKES CARE OF THE PROBLEM. IATN ROCKS!! THANKS AGAIN/CHARLES.
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L radio/clock/abs VIN: 1B7KF26C9R
Normally I'm not this flakey,the tech who opened this post is no longer with me and the customer just popped in one day and never came back, so my quess is I may never see this vehicle again. Thanks to everyone who took the time to post a reply,didn't mean to ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22NX1
THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP. WE ENDED UP REPLACING THE LDP AND PURGE VALVE. WHEN THE LDP WAS STILL IN THE TRUCK WE DID GET SMOKE OUT OF IT A FEW TIME. WE COULD NOT SEE WHERE IT WAS COMING FROM , SO WE REMOVED IT. ONCE IT WAS ON THE BENCH WE MANUALLY TESTED IT AN... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap medium leak).
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2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4B3AG52H12
I probably should have pulled my head out of my arse for this one. It ended being there was a stuck closed EGR solenoid. It is normally open, but this one was closed and it was causing a slight vaccuum on the EGR valve. Thanks for the help everyone.
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1J4FF68S1X
Well i advised the customer on what roughts we can take and he opted to change the oil with 15w40 rotella . He couldnt afford to have the engine tore down for inspection. The oil seemed to help but I told him its not going to fix it. The oil brought the pressu...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L mil VIN: J8HR58205C
thanks for all the replies! first the engine is a 5.7 my mistake with imput data sorry . found the mds under plenum when i removed plenum found a chicken bone and a nest made of the foam from between the plenum and block. found the wire from the harness runni...
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