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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1P4GP44R6T
Problem is very intermittent. Customer can drive up to 140 miles with no symptoms or MIL coming on. The flex plate was also checked for cracks. Car starts to act up, bucking surging etc right before MIL comes on. No other DTC's. Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent Loss of Cam or Ckp signal)
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Crank Balancer/ Arcing to timing cover VIN: 3B7MC33D5V
Replaced crank sensor for intermitant gen. light/ eng.light/ and tach. inop. at times,That fixed those problems.After new sensor replaced Found crankshaft balancer arcing to timing cover about ever 4 Seconds idleing like a spark plug,Arcing seems to be RPM rel...
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11X9W
Returned day later with same codes. Checked misfire counts were continuous on #3 and #6. Misfire went away under load, or off idle. Checked for plenum leak (no vac at dipstick when pcv and vent blocked off). Swapped inj, no change. Ran fuel system cleaner thro... Trouble codes: P0303, P0306
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2368X
Hi Techs!, customer had me out for a service call to their residence for a no start. Troubleshot and found 0 fuel pressure at the pump(even after I pulled fuel through it), changed fuel transfer pump primed the system and it started and ran like new. Few days ... Trouble codes: P1689 (no com between ecm inj pump), P0230 (transfer pump circuit out of range)
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L oil VIN: 1B7GG2ANXY
I searched the archives and found PCV issues with the 4.7L but local dealer could not confirm any TSB for this VIN. This truck will consume between 2-4 qts between a 3000 mile oil change. Any ideas out there? This is U.S. mail route truck.
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2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA46G56
this is a police unit it has long idle time officer states car stalls at idle and at highway speeds it allways restart vehicle has not duplicated the symtom while in the shop but has come in twice with the same codes pending codes are po42o and p0430 freeze fr... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P0171, P0174, P1004
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L resevior VIN: 1J4GL58K42
Hello all. I have a troublesome liberty. The customer's complaint is that when its driven and it reaches operating temp, after being shut off it pukes coolant out of the overflow vent. The head gaskets were replaced previously. I have block tested to see if th...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C8GP54L94
Thank You for the replies the vehicle wnt to the dealer where they informed me that it needed a engine replacement due to cylinder #2 had no compression they said the tps was fine i really don't understand that.1 cylinder dead in my mind wouldn't cause it to r...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L transmission VIN: 3C4FY58B75
I got lucky on this one. I checked power on the trans fuse and just happened to catch the voltage at around 9.5 volts for a brief second. Then the voltage jumped back top twelve volts. I rolled over the power distribution center and took the cover off the back...
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1987 Dodge B150 3.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2B4GB11H1H
thanks for all the replies . we wired in a gm modual , ford ignition coil , new single distributor & away we go .
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B4GP44GXY
THANKS TO EVERY BODY I APPRECITE YOUR HELP. YOU GUY'S BEST TECHNICIA'S NOW I HAVE CODES HOXYGEN SENSOR UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM SHORT VOLTS.WE REPLACED AND SAME PROBLEM THANKS FOR THE FIRST PROBLEM Trouble codes: 1391 (ckp-cmp sensor).
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L compressor VIN: 2B6KB31Y4Y
What I found out mostly by posting this problem in the HVAC forum ( if you are a member, and you should be, you can search "Sanden scroll compressor noise" and get the details) was that the oil charge is very critical on these compressors. We flushed the syste...
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2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X21
this vehicle is fixed .took a fuel sample and found water and contaminants in fuel .drained fuel from tank.put fresh gas in tank and a couple dry gas and road tested several miles .all is ok and customer is happy.thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0301, P0304.
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3ES56C92
thanks for the help guys , the actual fix turned out to be the idle air controll valve , the new one from the dealer looked different than the one that was in the car. i would have never thoght this ..but replaced it by customer request.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1D4GP34373
most of you hit it right out of the box. the ignition switch was intermitently supplying power to module . replaced switch all is well. thanks to everyone who responded. you bailed me out again
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 3.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18K66
Found brown/white wire on the back right of the motor shorted out. the loom rubbed through on the valve cover stud and shorted. Repaired wire and had to replace the TIPM module again. Truck started and ran like a champ. Trouble codes: P126B (ASD Control Circuit 2 Low), P0688.
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8HN1H38B
Very first response said to check PCV valve. Replaced the valve and made sure it was "seated" correctly. Fixed the problem, thank you to all that helped! Trouble codes: P0507.
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2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L u connect VIN: 1JHGR48K89
Replacing the controler U-connect add on repaired this problem No more echo thanx to all that helped
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