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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L broken timing belt VIN: 3C4FV78G33
This car was towed to us unable to start. Upon arrival, we check for codes and found cam sensor out of sync. We pulled the covers and re-indexed the cams and it started and ran fine. We released the car but after one month, it was back with the cam belt ground...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3C4FY58BX5
THE CUSTOMER BROUGHT VEHICLE TO US AFTER OTHER SHOP GAVE UP. THE VEHICLE SUPPOSEDLY RAN FINE BEFORE THE TIMING BELT BROKE. AFTER THE OTHER SHOP REPLACED TIMING BELT VEHICLE NOW HAS SEVERE HESITATION OFF OF IDLE. VACUUM IS 19in. AT IDLE WITH SLIGHT FLUCTUATION,...
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Dash Vents VIN: 2A4GP64L86
The dash has auto climate control, with settings for driver and pss side. A/C is on and blowing cold and all of a sudden the drivers side vents will start blowing hot. I used the genesis to see the blend door % for each side when this happens the drivers side ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Z21
seemed like vac leak just because of random misfires detected but could not find any.no codes set.when first started in morning rpms hunt between 1900-650 for about 2min then smooth out.02`s seem to switch ok,has godd power on hiway which also usually means va...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Acceleration VIN: 1B7GL2AX01
Thanks everyone for looking/help with this ongoing problem vehicle. The original complaint was low power and a almost stall condition when the truck was hot and the ambient air temp was above 80 deg.f. We confirmed the problem and replaced the converters due t... Trouble codes: P0155 (Bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit malfunction)
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Heater core VIN: 1D7HA16N73
I have a Dodge truck that has a leaking heater core. It has been replaced with two OE heater cores and one aftermarket. We checked for a blown head gasket two different ways one with the block test solution and one by putting each cylinder on TDC and checking ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18D05
I have checked archives here and on Identifix. Some fixes state that you have to reflash ecm when changing egr valve. Some fixes don't say anything about reflashing ecm. Can anyone give me a solid answer as to whether or not you have to reflash the ecm. Code i... Trouble codes: P0406 (EGR Position Circuit High)
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2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L airbags VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Working on this 06 caravan with complaint that airbag light is on. Was just purchased at auction by local used car dealer and shows signs of recent bodywork and repaint. Has the following CURRENT codes: *no left front side impact sensor 1 communication *no ri...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDPPF34597
Hello fellow techs I have this dodge sprinter here that I am replacing the swrirl valve actuator. I was just wondering if any one, that has done this before, could provide some helpful hints as to how i get the new one in? I am thinking I have to remove the tu...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N1X
I took this jeep to get smogged and it died at idle.No codes present restarted after a few minutes the funny thing is when it restarted it had cleared all the readiness moniters so i wasnt able to smog would a bad crank or cam sensor clear the moniters
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L vehicle VIN: 2A4FY48B57
HEY GUYS THANKS FOR EVERYTHING REPLACED THE C\AXLES WITH NEW ONES AND THIS TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM THANKS AGAIN
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z0X
High Techs Sorry it took so long to get back to you, but this what we found. I got access to a bore scope and took a look in the cylinder and found a small trace of coolant on the piston! We did all the checks that everyone suggested' checked intake, switche... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L door locks VIN: 1P3ES46C2Y
Man I feel stupid. I think we were looking too hard at a simple problem, and it didn't help that the customer was giving us conflicting stories. Turns out it was a simple drivers door switch, even though we tested each switch multiple times it finally acted up...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 1B7KF23601
Several replies were to check the stop light switch. I did and it was good. I decided to take the servo out and bench test it. The servo would not hold vacuum, a new servo fixed the problem. Thanks for all the help with this one.
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7MX48C36
THANKS TO ALL. BRAND NEW OEM CHRYSLER FUEL PUMP (LIFT PUMP) WAS BAD. REPLACED (AGAIN). REPAIRED VEHICLE. THANKS AGAIN.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Inst Cluster VIN: 1J4GW48S22
Well gang...This one is getting away!!! Couple useful suggestions were to use a heat gun to accelerate the components' failure, which has no effect now because symptom occurs quickly now after start-up. Another tech stated that Inst cluster is gateway of netwo...
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1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46XXW
sorry i didnt get right back,but after checking my readings on every thing ,we saw that the water pump was leaking,here is were i was wrong customer said there hadnt been atime belt put on this car hes had it for 2 years,come to find out son had the car for 2 ... Trouble codes: P0172.
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