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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C4GM68464
Hello, Techs I am having trouble getting this pacifica to start and run. The vehicle turns over but doesn't want to stay running It pops and backfires. I have a good crank and cam signal going into the computer I verified this with my scope hooked up at the p...
1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG23X5P
Hi there all, thanks in advance for any help, I have a 1993 dakota that is a no start unless you give a little throttle then it idles ok and will rev up...until you put it in gear, then it dies, you can floor it and there is no change. I originally thought I...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L presure plate VIN: 1B3ES47C8S
I have had two clutch discs come apart a bit and start rattling. Just like someone sidestepped the clutch pedal. I dont think this is the case. What else could cause the clutch disc to break the spings loose? I had to replace two bearings in the trans due to t...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No communication VIN: 1B7FL26X3W
Hello all, Thanks in advance for taking the time to read. This 98 Dakota will not communicate with the state smog machines for the vehicles smog inspection. I'm able to communicate with my Modis. I can communicate using the K13 key and also using the Global f...
2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1B3ES46C3Y
Hi Folks And Thanks in advance. The engine is making a low pitch whining noise coming from the intake valve cover area. I removed the drive belts and noise still there. I could not find any TSB's or any post at this site that addresses this problem. Any ideas?...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L No Start VIN: 1P7HV18D73
Hello everyone, I have this truck that is a no start, it just cranks, and it only happens on a cold start in cold weather. 1. Fuel pressure-49PSI 2. Both cam and crank signals are nice square waves and not cutting out 3. There is one flash on the noid ligh... Trouble codes: P0016, P0335, P0339
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Hemi Sport 5.7L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU16D35
Truck came into shop with missfire on number 1 3 5 7 cyl had aftermarket wires replaced and still miss on same cyls.Relearned computer truck ran like it was new sat overnight next morning samething.Once again relearned computer ran fine...Did anyone ever run i...
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L fuel tank VIN: 1D4HD48N16
customer states that when they fill up their tank the nozzle shuts off and spews fuel everywhere whether its filled up all the way or half way,it comes out with alot of pressure. when i checked it the tank was already full, i pulled off the vent hose at the fi...

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GF68424
Thanks for the replies. Customer has not returned yet but I will tell him the best option would be to replace the egr. Most replies stated that the egr's are common for intermitant problems. thanks Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Performance).
1995 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire
Thanks everyone for taking the time to help me out. It turns out it was the EGR stuck open a little, I feel like an idiot for not finding it sooner but I always thought an egr stuck open will cause a lean condition. But I guess because this car has no maf sens...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L abs VIN: 1B7MF3363Y
Some of the things we learned. The air gap on the wheel sensors will change the voltage signal coming out of the sensors. The voltage may still be in spec, but if one front sensor is high spec and one front sensor is low spec the controller thinks it is a br...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16XXY
Thanks for all the responses. We performed a leakdown test which revealed a bad exhaust valve. We were surprised because the standard compression test did not show a problem. Incidently, we have another truck with the same 3.9l engine that has a cylinder #6 m... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected).
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18N13
We did alot of research with iatn, identifix and mitchel. I ran into an article that suggested that the p0121 code may have a correlation with the MAP sensor. We inspected the MAP sensor connector and found "green death" inside the connector. We put on a new O... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP sensor).
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L pedal VIN: 3D7KA28D63
Thanks you all for the help and advice. The problem was the ABS hydraulic module. The dump valve was slowly leaking fluid into the accumulator. Once we changed it the difference was immeadiate. Nice pedal and no sinking feeling.
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D65
Thanks for all help put me right wear i needed to be.Broken valve spring also took out lifter push rod and valve replaced both heads and dont have much faith in Hemi like the old ones.
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L emissions VIN: 1B3LC46K98
Thanks for all the information. Sorry to be late getting back on. We had an issue with getting the proper window motor so we could not test drive the car. The problem seemed to be repaired when I checked and replaced the solonoid in the charcoal cannister. ...
1996 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AL54F0T
Thanks for the suggestions guys, this car just had too hard of a life, too many mods. After undo-ing street mods and getting it back into line it still would not pass due to failed cat converter. Now customer wants mods restored so car can be sold outside the ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim Malfunction).
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1J4GX58N04
Thanks to everyone that took time to help us. As usual the help was spot on. We dropped the oil pan and found what can be described as, well enter your name here, we choose to call it "crap". the pick up tube was all but plugged up, After installing a new pick...
2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 3.7L Surge VIN: 1J8HG48K56
Thanks again for your responses,I never could find a leak or problem with the NVLD but I think Mathew was right on,Christopher, Larry and Edward suggested a reflash for a lockup situation, we did a reflash and it is slightly better however we still feel a surg...
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