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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H4W
probelm intermittent-replaced ASD relay. Customer states that when issue occurs that cruise control light is on. any suggestions appreciated Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector control circuit), P0202 (2 injector control circuit), P0303 (3 injector control circuit), P0304 (4 Injector control circuit), P0305 (5 injector control circuit), P0306 (6 injector control circuit)
2004 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C3HD46R24
When you leave a stoplight or try to accelerate medium or hard it hesitates and almost stalls sometimes and then all the sudden it kicks in. If you feather the throttle most of the time it will accelerate fine. other times it almost stalls. no codes and all pi...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L vehicle VIN: 2A4FY48B57
i have a vehicle that has a vibration on acceleration tires and wheels are ok and balnce is ok,engine mounts are fine and had both axles rebuilt.
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46T5V
Hello fellow techs, Customer brought in vehicle already trying to play mechanic. He put a cam and crank sensor and a new pcm. the car has a no start problem. I checked all the basics. no fire and no inj. pulse, but good fuel pressure. The voltage to the cam an...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
This is another one that has to get done ASAP and don't have much time to work on... Vehicle towed in, C/S misfires and stalled. Vehicle starts and runs but very rough.Barely made it into shop.Misfires heavily under load and idle also.Pulled plug, gap is at ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1B4GP44G5Y
Van pops and backfires under a load or a quick throtle snap when taking off. The van had a slight surge when cruising. We checked the plugs (wide gap) and wires (a couple of cracks and grey spots where they contacted metal) so we replaced them. We also tooth b...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L LR brake lock up VIN: 1G7KF23651
I have an odd situation with this truck. The left rear wheel locked up yesterday. Customer towed it in this morning and every thing works great. I removed the brake hose feeding the LR brake and can freely blow through it, the caliper applies and releases as i...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L heater VIN: 3B6KC26Z71
truck belongs to the city. driver complains of steam when heater is turned on. i have not been able to duplicate problem. seems fine for me at this time checked heater box drain. is clear at this time condensation from ac is draining and i can feel air blowing...
2002 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Long Crank Time VIN: 1B7HL38N32
Hello, This Dakota has lower mileage. After a Couple of hours, it will have a long crank time. We have checked fuel pressure. (OK) Left the fuel guage on the truck and it never dropped. Changed spark plugs, and sent them to dealer for Flashing. Dealer told cus...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3D7KU28C04
This truck came back from a long 500 mile trip hauling a horse trailer. the next day when the trailer was no longer attached is when the long 1-2 shift began. vehicle rpm will reach maximum with no shift til about 15 additional seconds. scan tested for codes n...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L steering VIN: 3D7MX49C47
Ok. Man What a pain. Thanks to anyone who can help... This truck came-in with no Power steering, No hydro boost (hard brake pedal). You could'nt see any movement of the fluid in the pump,,, Ok, so in my wisdom I replace the pump, and then started the flush... ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G268S5X
Hey guys i have this mind blowing experiance of working on this jeep. vin [...] has about 150.00 on it, customer came in with a code po123 ok so we found out this codes is for tp voltage to high, well it was and is not at the time of testing. lab s... Trouble codes: P0123
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Stupid Jeep! no 2-3 shift, 1-2 is fine. Replaced overdrive solenoid first, govenor pressure and desired are within 1 1/2 pounds of each other. Replaced pcm and flashed(first one locked up my bcm with skim...yay!) adjusted throttle linkage, I am not a trans exp...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S21
i have a 01 grand cherokee, misfire #5 cylinder, when this thing is misfiring there is no injector ground at #5, if i shut the car off then restart it runs fine for 20 miles then begins to misfire until i shut the car off and restart. my question: if the pcm d... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5 cylinder)

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L enigine lifters VIN: 3C4FY48B32
After alot of digging I found that the #1 rod bearing was bad the crank wasnt damaged and I plasti gauged the new bearing and it fell with in spec. I reassembled and retested ok lifter noise was gone. Still cant explain why #1 cyl was bad but there it is. Th...
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L cylinder block VIN: 2C3HE66G84
i helicoiled the stripped threads i have never done this before with head bolts so i was a little wary. i had a lot of threads to use so i stacked them 3 high. the trick to stacking them is not to tighten the next insert too much. just let them "kiss" then bre...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
I disconnected the air bag module and air bags and replaced the BCM with one I got from a salvage vehicle. Prior to replacing the BCM, I disconnected the battery and connected the battery leads to each other to reset the ECM. Once I installed the BCM and recon... Trouble codes: 066 (No communication between ECM and TCM/BCM).
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Starting VIN: 3B7KF23Z6X
Good news, good news!! Thanks to all that offered help and especially to a couple of guys who actually took the time to call and offer their help. It seems they were also dealing with similar symptoms but had found their problems to be bad crank sensors. Our v...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L compressor VIN: 3D7KS28CG6
The vehicle is not fixed, but it will be starting tomorrow. Apparently I was not careful enough with step # 1. When I checked for power and ground at the clutch I saw no voltage, but I must have had a bad ground on my test light. Today I have good power and...
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