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1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C3BU6632J
Ok we have a winner here. Hoping someone can help us out. This vehicle came to us with a blown headgasket on the 1,3,and 5 bank. Number 5 cylinder was filling with coolant and missing badly, blowing white smoke. Vehicle is really clean and low miles.(55k) A...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L security
I have an intermittent no crank on a town and country van. I went to test the sentry Key with my drb III and a sentry key tester that I just bought off of ebay. It says on the sentry key tester to just plug it into the drb and the scree will tell you what to d...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L64
Hello everyone: We have this town & country that keeps storing a P0420 code. Scan computer system and found upstream o2 voltage staying between 325mv and 225mv. Replaced upstream o2 sensor. Customer took vehicle came back week later with same code. Recheck sti... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshold)
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B4FY58B74
vehicle had no start condition,timing belt broke.replaced timing belt,waterpump,refilled with coolant,customer noted that vehicle had a engine performance problem before we started,after finishing repairs,timing belt,ses light on p0172 fuel trim rich,o2 sensor... Trouble codes: P0172
1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L fuel gauge
Hey guys thanks for taken time to read this. The fuel gauge will bounce from full to empty KOEO or KOER. It will also drop a needle width when I apply the brakes or move the shift lever from park to reverse. I have pulled the sending unit out and moved the flo...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC13YXW
Customer states that occassionally on accelleration the vehicle will stumble and try to stall. We found that if we brake torque it ,it will sometime pop back through the intake on different cylinders ,you can watch it on the misfire counter, misted the wires a... Trouble codes: P0132, P0138
2000 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Fuel gauge VIN: 2B4FP25B8Y
We replaced the fuel pump in February. the aftermarket pump did not come with the fuel level sensor so we simply swapped it out. Everything was fine for a month. Then if stayed reading 'full'. We replaced the fuel level sensor with a factory unit and everythin...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X91
hello,this code is for a small leak,i checked car for visable problems and found the hose from leak detection pump to the air filter was blown open at both ends,i suspect the filter is clogged,question is will this problem cause the code,i cleared code and tes... Trouble codes: P0442
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L cruise VIN: 2B3HD46R62
rechecked all wiring and still have no power from yellow/red wire from pcm pin 7 on c3 connector
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L dome lights VIN: 1D4H5B48D9
Thanks for your time. This vehicle came in with the customer stating the dome lights came on when they put the drivers power window down and would not go off. This will drain the battery overnight. Brought up a wireing diagram off mitchell and not much help. T...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Stall, LOW POWER VIN: WD2PD64414
Brought in for low power, codes p0203, p0204. Checked power and grounds and wiring harness to and from PCM and injectors. It runs good on cold start, but when it warms up you can feel a miss, and it stalls, and will restart, but stalls out. Fuel rail pressure ... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit/ open cyl1), P0203 (p0204-), P0204
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Unknown VIN: 3D7MR48C55
Ok, everybody. I wanna first thank all you for your help on this one. I have a feeling this is a very common problem. This dodge is very hard to shift out of park. It is an automatic. I don't think we have a cable issue. I noticed there is a sensor, but not su...
2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L virbration VIN: 1B3ES56C15
vehicle came in with a bad head gasket. had the cylinder head recondition, replaced timing belt, run great except there is a virbration coming on the right side of vehicle, at idle. seems ok at cruise speeds. i tried to support the engine and remove the bolt t...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L front differential VIN: 1D7KS28C16
I raised the vehicle on a lift and spun the transmission up in 2wd and never could get the vibration/drone to occur. I put it in 4wd and could reproduce the vibration/drone on the lift. I removed the front drive shaft and retested (on the lift) and the vibrati...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 1J41GZ5854
This very well maintained Jeep came in with no reverse about one time in 10 in 4WD High Only. It is the Gear Process 249J Transfer case.Works great in 4WD Low just fine. Was able to simulate the problem on the alignment rack, can hear gears clanking/chattering...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Turn signals VIN: 1J4EX58S8T
This Jeep landed in my lap and I just don't understand it per alldata's wiring diagrams I have all the correct signals and grounds but still don't have turn signals. The Hazard lights work but no turn signals as stated have replaced multi-function switch and f...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 123NOTVIN1
client brings in jeep and has a complaint of a miss at idle..chked found oil and water mix..told client could be cause of miss and the gasket needs to be replaced anyway..after head was taken off told client further diag was needed to determine cause of miss.....
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L a/c VIN: 1J4FY29P9V
The a/c blows doesnt blow very cold and is pretty much useless in the florida heat. freon level is good. and the pressures are good. i tried vacuuming the system in case it had air in it but nothing changed. The entire system is new but dont want to start repl...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Brake performance VIN: 154FA49S81
We are ready to roll this one off the end of the local pier.Customer brought this is for a brake noise and poor braking performance. Customer did note that this condition has come on gradually. Vehicle has had the lift and over sized tires for 50,000 miles. Th...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L hydraulic cooling fan VIN: 1J8GW68J32
This Jeep came in with a blown out radiator and heater core. When I pulled the Jeep into our shop the check engine light was on and code p1499 for short circuit in hydraulic fan solenoid circuit. I found the tsb about an updated solenoid but the problem is I'm...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N63
jeep came in on hook, customer stated died while driving,tach & all gauges went crazy, no restart. got in shop battery dead, installed new battery, jeep was flooded, cler flood & restarted. drove aprox 2 miles & died. got back into shop clear flood, got it to ... Trouble codes: P0725, P0320, P1299, P0171, P0174, P0306
2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FA39S25
vehicle comes to us for cutting out concern. customer tells us to replace fuel pump.we argued that we needed to test fuel pressure first before replaceing pump assembly. he insisted we replace because he had it at the dealership for we replaced ... Trouble codes: P0151, P0152, P0123
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L rear brake lockup VIN: 1J8HR58N85
Hi Gang Got a nice one here, rear brakes lockup and release intermittently 4 or 5 times in a row then will drive 1 mile or so till it happens again with out touching the brake pedal,then ABS lights up giving a code C1032 RR whl spd signal Erratic performance...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L tail, head, and turn lighting VIN: 1J8GR48KX7
This jeep has no right low beam, left high, left rear turn, or any tail lights. The bulbs are good. It all wiring goes in to the front cotrol mod and the itegrated power mod. Just looking for some help, or someone that may have seem this. I'm looking at replac...

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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B25
well guys i finally got this one nailed . did a second look for vac. leaks and found one on the bottom of the intake. replaced the intake gaskets and would you believe no more rough idle or stalling. thanks for all the help! Trouble codes: 132 (02 sensor 1/1 voltage high), 172 (fuel sys. bank 1 sensor1 lean).
1993 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L code 41 VIN: 1B3XC46R6P
Well after learning that reman controllers are also known to be bad,I found a "known good" module and the problem has not returned.thanks iatn members for all your help!!!
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L shifting VIN: 1B7HC13Z3W
Thank you everyone for your help. It turned out that the torque converter was installed correctly. One of our tool truck guys came by yesterday, he asked us what was going on, so we told him the trouble with the Dodge, he hooked us up with a tranny guy who...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3B7HF12Y5W
thanks for the information. crankshaft sensor was causing the problem. we have found out a lot of info since posting the help request. when we removed the sensor it looked fairly new. the owner then told us it was replaced just a month ago. he just bought the ... Trouble codes: 351 (ignition circuit), 1391 (cam and crank signal sync).
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L transmission
Called customer the next day and he is trading car in. Got 10 replies and most said if he has all forward gears and if you could engine brake in manual low,it would be ok to drive to garage. Pull pan and look for the (rear band servo strut) 1 1/2" x 3/4" piece...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L right rear VIN: 1B4GP44382
thanks to all who replied, relaced right rear leaf spring with one from salvage yard noise now gone.
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Front brakes VIN: 1D4GP25R76
Sorry for the late close. Someone for some reason had adjusted the master cylinder pushrod trying to get a better pedal... Readjusted and everything is good.
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Gauge Cluster VIN: WD0PD44416
The van recently had a gps tracking unit installed. Apparently the symptoms starting taking place after the install of the gps system. The customer is going back to the gps install outfit. Out of my hands unfortunately. Evidently the factory scan tool is ne...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JCCF87E1G
Well the problem was customer installed an extra ignition power wire to purge solenoid. So when ecm tried to turn off power it could not. Removed wire and now all is fine. Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0443.
1995 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1P4GH54R05
First I must thank everyone who replied to this. Since dodge was so nice to send us a tcm instead of a ecm, I checked out everything y'all suggested. First I set the pinion factor since I had a new TCM (Thanks dodge parts guy!), I pulled out the starter and ... Trouble codes: 15 (no vehicle speed).
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