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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L no start VIN: 1C4GP54L6X
This van was towed in as a no start from a GM dealer that sends us all their non GM cars. The dash was half apart. Can't get a straight story on the original symptom. Owner says all parts are original, but I am concerned they are not being truthful about the B...
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L left front rotor/caliper VIN: 1A4GP45R96
We have seen this recently on two different Chrysler minivans. The first one was a 2001 and the customer wasn't happy over the 6 months of trying to catch the problem. Both customers complained of a burning smell and loss of power and vibration. It was hard to...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2L emission VIN: 1B7GL23Y1S
car came in 1/5/05 for failed smog and a brake job. replaced egr valve and oxygen sensor and car passed. also replaced thromostat. car came in a few days ago for failed smog also. readings failed for hc and nox. nox measure 734 and max was 508, hc mease 93 at ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L compressor & cooling fans VIN: 2B4GP2435Y
Customer brought vehicle in for a/c charge/repair. Was charged 1 week ago and now low on refrigerant.Partially charged for testing and found cooling fans do not come on with compressor.Now here's were it gets strange.If you turn off the compressor the radiator...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MU48DX3
This truck is a 2003 ram 3500 dually 5.7 hemi The truck when hot and under med to heavy load will missfire violently. It throws a p0300 multi miss immediately and missfires on 6 out of 8 cylinders. the cylinders that are missing are 1,2,3,5,7,8. 4 and 6 show z... Trouble codes: P0300, P0394
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L drive shaft VIN: 3D7KA286X3
we have a 2 wheel drive dodge that we replaced u joints in for what we thought was the noise problem. it has a krinkle noise like you would have with a dry needle bearing when shifted from drive to reverse. it almost sounds like it is coming from the middle of...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1D7KS28CX6
Thanks for looking at this with me. I have a 06 Dodge 2500 here.. after the injectors were replaced at a shop across town. customer complained of bad idle at startup. I have found that when air heater circuit is running engine misses badly. Im not a diesel tec...
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1989 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L No Start VIN: 2J4FY19E3K
Vehicle towed in no start. Check fuel pressure ok 15 psi. Varified no spark no injector pulse. Hooked up Modis no rpm and injector pulse width while cranking. Test crank sensor with scope perfect wave form replaced anyway still no rpm or injector pulse. Ohm cr...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
Vehicle originally came to us with a stalls/ won't restart sometimes complaint. Checked for codes and found ignition coil primary circuit code. Once we were able to duplicate the problem, which usually happens after the vehicle is warm, we found no ground cont...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GZ58S2T
Thanks in advance. This one is being a pain. This one will not get out of its own way. Scanned computer and it had two codes with no light on , P1762 and p1763 (transmission solonoid voltage high and low. I dont know if this an old code that has not been clear...
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2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L hvac VIN: 1J4GL58K36
Hi All, have a strange one. This Liberty will have good vent temps for the first 5-10 mins after initial start up (50-55*F) then temps will climb almost to ambient. Compressor cycles constantly unless low press. switch is jumped. Suction line gets cold and swe...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HD46R0X
vehicle was never fixed. customer opted to leave with the vehicle as is. looking at the wiring harness as some suggested was helpful but lead no where. never tried oem parts used napa echlin parts that cleared the check engine light, but no the shutting off wh... Trouble codes: P1391.
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L od VIN: 1B3EJ56H9S
The customer sent in the TCM and had it rebuilt. installed and no more limp mode or codes. tried different TCM while rebuilding original one and had same troubles. Not sure who he had rebuild TCM but so far I would have to say they fixed it. thanks to all who...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 2B4GP45R5V
Thanks for the info. Replaced both bcm and ecm from dealer everything works fine.
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B4GP44R6X
OK EVERY ONE I JUST NEED TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR THE HELP THAT YOU ALL GAVE ME.ALL OF THE REPLIES WERE VERY GOOD.MOST OF THE REPLIES TOLD ME THAT IT WAS THE TIMING BETWEEN THE CRANK & CAM GEARS.OTHERS TOLD ME THE IDLE WAS TO LOW.BUT THE ONE THAT GAME ME THE ID...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R92
Thank you to all who replied ,Mike suggested that the EGR valve should not be grounded at all times, but on this system it is and the valve is supplied power by the computer to operate it. Sean suggested that the fuel trims and vaccume readings indicated a vac... Trouble codes: P0175 (Fuel sys rich bank 1), P0172 (Fuel sys rich bank 2).
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2003 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L L-R switch valve VIN: 2B3HD56G93
I removed the valve body again, dissembled it, removed the L-R switch valve. We polished the valve ,reinstalled it,got the parts house to give us another solenoid pack, reassembled it. Did the quick learn and so far no problems. Thanks to all that replied.
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L limp mode VIN: 1D4GP21383
Well after reviewing all of your input, that is greatly appreciated, i was able to find the problem. after the IPM was replaced i then got power to the TCM but still had same conditions. i aquired another caravan from the USPS fleet and swapped tcm's and VWALA...
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