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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L horn VIN: 1C3EL45R54
this simple problem of the horn not working has blossomed into a challenge, the horn switch grounds through the steering wheel to column. there is not a consistent ground circuit through the bearings and i dont see any other way that the rotating column ground...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L air bag VIN: 2C4GP54L95
The customer requested us to fix his air bag light. I scanned it with the modis. The code was a dirver seat belt tension circuit open. It did not give me a number with the code. The only dia information I can find in mitchel one is a wiring dia. I'm probably o...
2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 4.0L Rear Brake pads VIN: 2A8HR64X68
Good morning This should be a no brainer, installed rear pads and rotors last week and now the RR is overheating and acts like the brake is hanging up, however I cannot feel a drag when test driving, Raising van and spinning the wheels after applying and rele...
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A8FY48B88
Customer complaint of poor fuel mileage, decels fast when taking foot off gas, and mil on. Can find no vaccum leaks, idles at 1000 rpm and long term fuel trim -14. TPS & MAP test good. What can be the problem. It runs rough at idle like vaccum leak. Any help w... Trouble codes: P2074 (MAP/TPS Correlation/high air flow/ vaccum leak)
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
This is a continuation of a problem I had previously posted. I have a car that had a set of airbags installed from a salvage vehicle. As soon as the airbags were installed, all communications were shut down and a "no bus" message was displayed on the speedo. I...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L blower motor, no start VIN: 1B7HF13Y2X
i have replaced the starter due to no start. once i replaced the started it started and was fine for about 2 weeks. then it acted up again. you turn the key on and off about 10-20 times you can get it started but then the blower motor will not work. if you shu...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44R83
Van will not crank, have found that the starter relay is not being grounded by pcm. Also scanner will not communicate with pcm. Have checked powers and grouns right to pcm and all is good, looks like I need a pcm??? Has anyone had this problem just want to ver...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Torque conv.? VIN: 1D4HD48N35
You take off from a light and it goes through the gears nice, get to about 65, after it sets into 5th,let off the gas just a little and it will chirp the back tires, almost like hitting the brakes, but if you try to keep it at 65 let it drop back into 5th it w...

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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
Customer approved removal of cylinder head.Exhaust valve on number 2 broken from the valve stem.Valve got smacked by the piston at least 15 times.Valve bent and jammed into guide.Top part of guide, where valve stem seal goes onto, had a piece cracked off of it... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302.
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES56CX3
The car was given back to the customer. We have not been able to get the problem to happen again. We will post more info if we do comfirm the problem and a fix. Trouble codes: P0706 (History trans code check shifter signal).
2003 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP44303
thanks for all the replies. i went and rechecked for any other possibly missed leaks and none were found. i also went ahead and replaced the leak detection pump again as some of you said. the van has been gone almost two weeks now with no word from customer. i... Trouble codes: P1494.
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 4-3 shift VIN: 3D7LU38643
Thanks Guys for the replies they were all on the right track. I had done most of them already. I didn't put enough info on the case the first time. Thats from being a rookie with iATN. reply summary 4) output speed sensor 1) pcm software updat...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA46G56
remove short runner actuator cleaned what i could still did not operate very smooth but the p1004 code went away codes po171 po174 po420 and po430 remained in all four o 2 sensors had been replaced down stream o2 sensors were switching at the same rate as up s... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P0171, P0174, P1004.
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY19SXP
OK, this one's fixed. First, correlation between LDP and O2 sensors, they share a fuse. Duh. Must have blown fuse during testing, fuse feeds O2 heaters and LDP. Checked voltage drop on O2 sensor wires, ok. Opened up connector at rear O2 sensor, found corrosion... Trouble codes: P0132 (b1s1 shorted to voltage), P0138 (b1s2 shorted to voltage), P1495 (leak detection pump switch).
1987 Plymouth Caravelle 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P3BJ36K4H
Thanks to all of your replies it was indeed a fuel injector it just was not workin properly but couldnt tell so i switched with aknown good one and car ran great thanks
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