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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L runs on with key off VIN: 2C4GP54LX3
Never seen this with an injected vehicle before. This van will sometimes continue to run after shut-off. Key off, out of the ignition, dash lights/radio off, loss of communication with scanner - still running, though barely. You can kill it by giving it gas. I... Trouble codes: P1495
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46R64
Car came in last year with MIL lamp P0305. Test drove with no fault found. We changed the plugs for maintenance and good measure. Two or three later the light came on. Same issue. Swapped coils and plugs with other cylinders, same issue. Did complete BG clean-... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5)
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16YXS
HELP !! I have this pick/up kickin' my rear. Truck ran OK when delivered. Replaced transmission for a no reverse complaint. While lift testing after re-instalation I noticed a severe missfire. No missfire codes. Fuel ok, Replaced Crank sensor due to broken wir... Trouble codes: 37 (TransTempSensor Too high)
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R21
Greetings Chrysler techs. I have this intrepid that was towed in with what sounds like a timing chain falure. My question is before I take apart for timing components, what is the likelyhood of bent valves? Also it this a common failure for these at 71000 mile...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Z21
This vehicle came in as a no start. After a tune up, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, and air filter it started. It runs ok cold but when its hot, it idles rough, and tries to cut out/stall. cam and crank sensors are verified good, is is map sensor. sync is checked a...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R92
I have traced the problem to the EGR system unplug EGR and idle smooths out hesitation disapears and long term fuel trims go to near zero at idle. My problem is this is an electric EGR valve and two different scan tools do not show any data relating to EGR sys... Trouble codes: P0175 (Fuel sys rich bank 1), P0172 (Fuel sys rich bank 2)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU16N22
asd relay will not ground by itself (no start) if i run ground to asd truck runs fine.this is the second or third mopar we have had like this . 1996 jeep, ecm fixed problem 2001 jeep owner refused ecm we left ground wire hooked up. nys dmv showes up telling me...
2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Speedometer VIN: 1B3EL46R54
This is a first for me. The speedometer moves in synch with the tachometer. I plugged the scanner into it and sure enough the speedometer is reading 17 mph sitting still and speed increases with RPM. I am not sure where to start. It does have some transmission...
2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L loss of power VIN: 1B3ES56CX5
Owner stated that recently the vehicle felt as if it was losing power under acceleration. Now once the vehicle warms up it will idle but not accelerate. Barely will pull itself. Fuel pressure remains constant during these conditions. No apparent misfire when t...
2005 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HW22N25
WE Have a 2005 Dodge Dakota pick up and it dies out intermitenly after about 10 minutes it dies restarts then dies awhile later. Last week it happened and went away for a few day and now its acting up again. I hooked up the snap on scanner and it there are no ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L ac VIN: 2D4GP44L45
filled ac system useing dye 4 5 days blowes warm slight leak found in frt ac evap replace 2 weeks later blows warm no leaks found has rear air no leaks found in lines or rear core using dye and sniffer frt condencer is condencer/ oil cooler has anyone had inte...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78S0P
car was driving from oregon to tri-cities washington, died 50 miles into trip, towed back to oregon and shop installed new napa coil. headed back to tri-cities, died 100 miles into trip. was towed to tri-cities. shop installed new mopar coil and advised custom...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hood Latch VIN: 1J4FF68S5X
This Jeep is in very good condition, no rust, however the Hood will not open. The cable appears to be in tact. When you pull on it, it moves slightly but does not unlatch the latches. I tried spraying PB blast down both sides of hood, however, cant get to the ...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L diff VIN: 1J8GW68J02
cust brought in complaining of scubbing groaning sounds in rear end on sharp left turns,test drove sound comes and goes,sounds like a powersteering pump type sound,not always there.notided back cover had been off and changed fluid to make sure it had right lub...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L trs range sensor VIN: 1J4GL48K42
I need to find out what the labor rate is for rfe transmission solenoid assembly kit 45rfe/454rfe part# [...]. It is and updated range sensor kit it looks like you have to drop the valve body, we cant tell. If someone has done one of these let ...
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3RJ46C5T
this car has a new iac motor, and pcm if it doesnt set a code the idle will be ok once it sets the code the pcm loses it memory checked the wiring no short to ground or to power please help Trouble codes: P0505

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GT64L51
sorry for the slow close. i thought i had submited one of these already. we ended up finding a spot behind the ignition coil where about 8 wires had rubbed through. repaired the wires and all is good. too bad that had to come after the pcm. thanks for the help... Trouble codes: P1297.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2C8GP54L51
Many thanks to all who pinned the tcm,thats what fixed it.We had been using Chryslers Star Center to help us on this one,but it just led nowhere.The cars wiring is very rough and we repaired 3 wires in the harness that were complety corroded apart.So in summar...
1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L engine
thank you so much for all the replies. as most said 3psi backpressure on a hard snap throttle is excessive and you wer right.Oddly enough though visualy looking at the converter appeared normal,not burnt,could not see plugging,and light shinned through perfect...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Misfire VIN: IB3EJ56H8S
thanks to all that replied.the fix was a new pcm. it was replaced and vehicle is running well Trouble codes: 54 (cam sync).
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
Original rebuilt engine from Jasper Engines was rebuilt with wrong year crankshaft. A new rebuilt engine was set and installed with no issues on start up. When replying to repair help it would be nice if techs read the complete article before guessing.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18Z02
first off i would like to thank everyone for their responses. the problem ended up being a bad crank AND camshaft position sensor in addition to the bad pcm that i had already installed. put them in and she fired right up. thanks for youyr help. iats is the B...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44362
the customer has taken the vehicle back, a few weeks later, the MIL light came back on, the customer says he will bring it back at a later time to fix. Trouble codes: P1486 (Manufacturer Controlled Auxiliary Emission Controls), P1486 (Manufacturer Controlled Auxiliary Emission Controls).
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L compression
Alright, the owner took the car to the dealer to get fixed. He still hasn't gotten back to me and I haven't seen the truck. A few of you kept mentioning shearing off the pin for the camshaft sprockets causing the valvetrain to be out of time. I feel that this ...
2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Cruise Control VIN: 1J4GL48K56
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm sorry for the delay. A new OE PCM fixed the jeep. Thanks again for your input!
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