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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Oil pressure VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
I have a question for the Chrysler techs. My boss has a 2001 PT Cruiser that has the oil pressure light that goes on at idle only after it gets up to temp. I have not got in there yet to check the pressure with a gauge but I just was wondering if this is a com...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L horn & radio disply VIN: 3C8FY4BB81
This one has me stumped. The display on the radio will go out and the horn will quit at the same time. The only thing I have found is that you can turn the steering wheel and the items will start to work. I checked all the connectors on the column and now it w...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7HF16YXS
Hello, I have a hair puller. The owner bought this truck and would like to start driving it. It has been sitting for several years in a garage. We have done a safety inspection and a lof and made an estimate for other needed repairs. For registration purpose w...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L system bleeding VIN: 2B3HD46T9V
we installed a engine out of the salvage yard said tested good. it wasn't car ran for about 5 minutes smoke like a frieght train filled the oil with coolant. got another engine put it in said to be a "great running motor" which runs great but i cannot get this...
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)
2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L a/c system VIN: 1PE3S46C5Y
vehicle came back in today for a/c inop. a couple of weeks ago(4-16-09) vehicle came in for same concern: a/c inop, low refrig charge, recovered approx 1 oz r134, no leaks detected on visual insp(dye light). placed system under vacuum, held vacuum for 15 minut...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Hesitation VIN: 2B3HD46RX4
Sorry for the long post. I hesitate even posting this one because it is hard to explain. It definately has a bad lack of power when it is cold. (Under 100 degrees F ECT)..The car originally came in because the customer had gone to Auto Zone and had a code read...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Surge, rough on accel, VIN: 3D7LS38C45
I have a cummins that idles perectly but runs rough on accel and takes off on its own after I initiate acceleration. It will scare the daylights out of you because it takes all the brake pressure you can give to slow it down. I have had to turn the ignition of...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45R75
Thank you in advance, I have a Caravan that has smouth idle just no power on accel. Test compression on front 3 cylinders, all 150-155 dry. Vacuum reading is 18Hg idle & 21Hg cruise, reading is stable. Cam & crank sensors are working correctly and waveforms ap... Trouble codes: P0016 (crank / cam timing out of syn), P0306 (Misfire 6 cyl)
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.1L fluid VIN: 283KR53H66
help chrysler guys. this vehicle cam in with a trans leak, shifting funny. Of course it is low on fluid and of course there is no dipstick but requires a special tool. Before I go any further i need to have the tool to check it. I have not been able to find on...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Gauge Cluster VIN: WD0PD44416
Hello Gents and Ladies, Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening. We have this Sprinter in the shop today for a general service with the attached complaint of the gauge cluster being inoperative and the MIL being illuminated at times. The vehicle millage is ...

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1992 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3XU4537N
I thank all that replied. I was not able to fix this car by the time this post was able to close. I worked on this car off and on between paying jobs. I found the problem with the car running after the key was turned off. The alternator feed wire from the asd ... Trouble codes: 42 (No z1 voltage sensed with asd on).
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L head/HLAs VIN: 1B3ES47C1X
Thanks for all replies. This was an odd one. The fix was to install new rocker arms. The owner of the car finally told the whole story. This started as a broken timing belt replaced at one shop. The tensioner failed 2 weeks later and was towed back to the same...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Timing Chain VIN: 1B4GP74L9Y
General consensus is timing chain loose is caused by poor machine shop work. Engine has not been apart. Others said they have had similar problems with 3.3 & 3.8 Chrysler engines and if marks are lined up run it that way. We did run it and it sounded ok, but ...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L ticking noise
i ran an engine cleaner thru the engine and then switched to synthetic oil and so far no more complaints about noises, thanx to all who replied
2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D7HE48N55
Got this Dakota fixed and customer has had it for about 4 days with no problems. My technician was working on it and thought he heard a vaccuum leak around the back of the intake so he started moving hoses around and finally took off the purge vent solenoid th...
2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 204GP44L66
Well thanx for the replies no cyl. head problems on this one, it is a 3.8 and after diassembly found that had some work done before main bearings didn't look so good and found lifter bore problem w/#6. Replaced w/62k yard motor. Van bought at auction
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Accessories VIN: WD0PE74567
You need a scanner to do it, i borrowed a snap-on solus pro with the newest update & it cleared it with no problem
1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FJ6850V
The customer wanted to pick the car up soon after I posted. The fuel pressure did not bleed down fast, however I was unable to leave it sit overnight. I feel the fuel pump is the most likely cause but I was not able to confirm this.
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