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2002 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L tcc VIN: 2C4GP43X2R
customer concern is service engine light. no shift concerns noted. i have a po740 tcc control circuit error. i have test driven vehicle, monitered input and output speed sensors. tcc applies and no slip noted. cannot duplicate concern. is there any common fail...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pcm VIN: 3C4FY48B53
came in with broken timing belt, wp and bent valves. replaced head gasket, wp, timing belt. now i have no 5v refrence from PCM through orange wire, that supplies crank, cam and tp sensor. fuses all good, asd relay good. have no spark, injector pulse, but fuel ...
2006 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hi, This car came in with hesitation and stalling on acceleration, with misfire at idle, with code P0016 for Cam sensor / Crank sensor out of sync. MTV code comes later. Following trouble tree for P0016 I got to wiggling the cam sensor harness and connector w... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam Sensior Crank Sensor Out of Sync), P0660 (Manifold Tuning Valve Circuit)
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z8W
this truck has been at two other shops if idle for 60 to 90 seconds the o2 sensor reading will go to .36v and the long term and short term fuel trim reading will go to -33% and the truck will run bad and even stall.starving for fuel.poping from intake.fuel pre... Trouble codes: P0135 (b1s1 o2 heater), P0141 (b1s2 o2 heater)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L limp-mode VIN: 1D7HU18Z92
Hi any and ALL Dodge Truck Geru's. This truck, well cared for, came in about 3 months ago with DTC P0748, pressure solidnoid control/ trans relay circuit error. Checked in on archives,local transmission shop and Dodge Truck Service and all agreed this code was...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation VIN: 2935545183
on power pulling out and load testing with power brake only goes to about 1800 to 2000 rpm and black smoke will get to 60mph with no load on vechile.
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L ign?? VIN: 207J605206
truck cam in on the hook,c/s wnet to store came back no crank. turn key on you can hear fulpump run.turn key and nothing happens.my scanner update is 06:(.im thinking security but no way to check.the security light on dash lights up and goes out on key cycle....
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S8T
customer stated difficulty keeping jeep running without foot on throttle. throttle body has been cleaned, and all adaptives reset. i have seen posting for battery problems, one problem i am having is when i go to minimum airflow test the engine will not idle. ... Trouble codes: 420 (cat eff)

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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Y0X
special thanks to all who replied many of you was great help on this one. i didnt want to admit to myself that it was internal but i dont a leak down test on the compression and sure enough the air was coming out the exhaust. i pulled the head and had one burn...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L heat ducts VIN: 1D7HA18N63
Thanks everyone for the replies. Most felt it was a heater core problem, so I attacked that first by backflushing the heater core and after a few flushes, the heat got better on the driver's side. It was enough to make the customer happy and he didn't want the...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHCD12342
Sticky valve due to motor used motor sitting for a time, added an oil additive and customer has not called to say that the noise or poor idle was still present. Trouble codes: P0301.
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HW48N46
So far from all the responses I received, it is obvious that this engine has major mechanical problems (HUGE amounts of blue smoke)...There is also 100.000 km warranty, about 1000+km left to go...so it went back to the Dealer for a FIX...thanks PRO'S...
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L first gear VIN: 1D4HB58N86
Thanks for all the help on this problem. The vehicle is fixed and yes to all those who said the solenoid pack "solenoid pack valve assembly" was the problem. Replaced valve body. Did LR solenoid test with scanner. No more negative response with scanner. Then ...
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, trans VIN: 1D4HB58N86
Thanks for all the help on this problem. The vehicle is fixed and yes to all those who said the solenoid pack "solenoid pack valve assembly" was the problem. Replaced valve body. Did LR solenoid test with scanner. No more negative response with scanner. Then ... Trouble codes: P0700, P0750.
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L headlights VIN: 2D4GP44L67
Thanks everyone for your help & big thanks to Richard [...],loose ground wires behind the B-pillar,the nut on the ground stud was a quarter of an inch from tight,IATN saves the day again.
2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Maintenance VIN: WD0PE84568
Thanks for all of the replies. Most said that there is a procedure to reset the light but it never works and the only way to reset it is to use the factory scan tool. Edgar reponded with a procedure that was very similar to what I was doing but when I was doin...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L trans solenoid pack in valve body VIN: 1J8HR58295
well in the end the trans had to come down & the TC was no good. talking customer into rebuild due to more debris in pan on magnet thanks to all until next venture!!!
1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start, Long crank to start VIN: 1P3EJ46C4W
Well the customer didn't want to put the money into the car.I just wanted to thank all you guys for the quick response time to my problem,I F#*king love this site,Thanks again.
1998 Plymouth Neon Expresso 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES47C3W
First of all, I sincerely thank those of you who took the time to reply and help me out. Using a headlight instead of an ohmeter to test a circut under load is a great suggestion. Thank you. Earlier I had removed the inspection plug in the timing cover to v...
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