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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Buckels VIN: 1B7GL23X7V
Checked for misfires, none found with my scaner, on wide open throttle it starts to buckle, On high heavy acceleration buckles like it was misfiring. checked wave forms at crank sensor it looks good, anyone with some possibilities
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L unknown / radiator VIN: 1B7GL2AN4Y
Customer came in with an eroded front cover - leaking at the area near the thermostat -replaced entire front cover with water pump / thermostat / cover / gasket / upper hose and pressure cap from Mopar as this was an updated part. Now it overheats when pullin...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 3B7KF23671
unit has hard start once it reaches 1/2 tank of fuel replaced check valve on pump no change if the tank is full it starts fne eery time we have checked the system for air leaks i plugged off all lines at tank and at motor applied 10 inches of vacuum it held ov...
2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L radio/disk player VIN: 1B7HG48X42
Removed battery to replace headlamp bulbs, radio doesn't work after battery reinstalled. Key was in ignition in off position during battery reconnect. Base and treble control lights now flash with KOEO in a regular pattern. No body codes stored
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L temp gauge VIN: 2D4GP44393
hello, i have this 03 grand caravan the temp gauge dont move, i did the test where you hold the milage reset button in to sweep test the gauges, i got a code 400.1 also the temp gauge is out of calibration, nodata says if any of the gauges are out of calibrati...
2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D7HE48N55
vehcile is used for mail route customer states that it will die at stops for about two hours after fill up always starts right back up also has a rolling idle at times on test drive it did show a rolling idle but cleared up and would not duplicate in shop no c...
2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 204GP44L66
Hello Techs, I have a 3.8L inthis van here and it has engine noise in the valve train area. At about 1500-2000 rpm it is the worst) I have replace at least a dozen 3.3L for a bad piston in the #1 cylinder but have notseen many of the 3.8L. No TSB,s on the engi...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L 3-2 shift VIN: 1D7KS28C26
i have an 06 dodge that im having some problems with,the truck came in with no 2nd gear,i rebuilt the trans and found the band to be burned out,after re-installing the trans i found it worked good,most of the time,when the vehicle reaches full operating temp t...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FA49S01
vehicle came in two months ago with coolant leak at the thermostat housing and milkshake in the oil cap, and a large amount of crud in radiator. sent head to machine shop and the head had no cracks, the gasket showed signs of leakage at cylinders #5 and #6, so...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L compressor pulley bearing VIN: 1J4GK58K33
We have a Jeep 3.7l that originally came in with a bad bearing on the ac pulley.Since then we have put 2 new clutch/pulley/coil units on (with the same result). It will last a short while, then the pulley bearing will go bad. All other pulleys turn great and s...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L lights, dash lamps VIN: 1J4HR58225
Hello all!! This 05 Grand Cherokee has interior lamps intermittently cutting out, flickering, while moving, customer states headlamps do same thing, was not able to verify headlamps as the problem was not present when vehicle was stopped. No visible wiring iss...

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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 43CAG42G64
Everyone suggested NLVD sticking valve this customer hasnt came back for repair Trouble codes: P0441.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L steering VIN: 2B4GP74L02
Wow. Okay. Wow. Ha. Don't know where to start. All of the replies were certainly excellent and a great example of the IATN geniuses. I decided to play the elimination game. I first installed a new resevoir and it made , well, I'm not sure, but it seems it made...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L rear lift gate VIN: 1D4GP24R24
Thank you for all your replies. I will keep all that was said in mind but the problem turned out to be a BAD OR WRONG BCM. Got a new one and locks work perfect.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N2Y
Well this is a fix, it turned out the computer board was bad, once we lost the 5 volt reference and you moved the ECM connectors the reference signal came back, we replaced the ECM and so far so good. Everyone seemed to piont towards the ECM as well as us. Aga...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Cruise VIN: 1J4GR48K46
Had 2 replies that the shifter module was bad and they were correct. Clear the codes and codes did not come back. However, cruise still did not work. Tried reseting the PCM. Was unable with Cardone's program and laptop. Was sent to dealership to flash the PC...
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