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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, high LT fuel trims VIN: 3A8FY78G56
Performed an Escan on fuel trims. Engine is in the orange at idle cells with plus 18% long term fuel trims. Engine compression pattern (timing installed wrong at the factory?). Dynamic compression scan shows that the cams and timing are all in time. Scan da...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L left rear brake VIN: 3B7KF22Z3W
i have this truck drive me crazy. first time came in customer stated rear brake has some noise. while customer was wating lift up found left rear wheel inside drum hardware fell in scored drum and lining.installed both side new brake shoes new drums and hardwa...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
car was towed in no start, cranks over fine.changed cam and crank sensors. still no start,unplugged cam sensor and it starts. checked reference voltage to sensors,have about 8.9 volts,thats a little high but not way out line.when it does run the timing chain i... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cam or crank signal)
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L converter VIN: 3B7KF2361Y
I have a 2000 Dodge 2500 5.9L diesel that has returned to the shop several times for erratic converter lock up condition. I have scanned for codes none stored, checked all grounds, battery condition(each battery tested separately isolated from system) and reco...
2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L front evap box VIN: 1B4HS28Z21
replaced transmission when reconnected battery hvac controller lights flashing took to dealer they told front blend doors causing controller to fail self test. removed case all doors moving freely no binding or obvious damage system working fine all modes and ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L trnsfer case VIN: 1D7HU18D54
This pickup has a problem with shifting itself into 4wd on its own on the highway. customer said if he shuts it off and restarts it, it works fine. Does this intermittently. I havent got it to act up on test drives. Scanned computer no code number just said in...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L mode doors VIN: 3D7KS26C65
truck came in for stuck on cold stuck on vent,no codes.replaced control head.worked for three heater control cylcles.went back to cold vent.note;power and ground to control head good,none of the actuators move.
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4GX48SX4
This Jeep develops a violent shaking in the steering at freeway speeds. It is a 2-wheel drive. We have rotated the tires front to back, replace front and rear brake pads and rotors and fit a new steering damper. We tried a KYB and also a factory damper and it ...

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L broken timing belt VIN: 3C4FV78G33
Well we got rid off the dredded pt loser. The owner decided that he did not want a new water pump installed and towed it to a local car dealer for a trade-in. Sure wish he would have allowed a new water pump to be installed to verify all our suspisions. Thanks...
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L flexplate VIN: 1C3EL46X94
Pulled transmission yesterday, found torque converter nose worn down on one side, fits loose in back of crankshaft...should have taken a look at this last time we had flywheel failure...bet i don't miss it again, thanks for the help.
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L air bag VIN: 2C4GP54L95
Thankyou for your replies. Thankyou for the warnings on ohm testing. I cleaned and tightened up the connections on the tensioner and sensor, as many of you recomened. We do a lot of dia and repair here. Probably 25 percent of the shop income is from drivea...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L oil VIN: 1B7GG2ANXY
I will close this for now. I reciecved 4 replies. One mentioned removeing plugs and pouring top-end engine cleaner in and letting it soak. Good idea. Also had a reply about normal oil consumption- sounded a little high but may be correct. Thanks to all. I told...
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
customer brought a used pcm and we installed it,no starter engagement w/this pcm,installed original and started,w/old miss on front pass plug,do we need to reprogram the used one? Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353.
2005 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA64S25
The issue with this vehicle was the aftermarket pcm was defective it had similar issues as the first pcm, the original pcm had an internal failure .. We obtained a NEW powertrain module from jeep installed it and all issues were resolved. Thank you for all of...
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