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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G4X
put heads on car left came back hard start changed injectors now no start tries
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L suspension VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Hi gang! I am not very good at determining noises from front suspension at times. Customer came in and asked if I could try to determine where the noise is coming from, there is a noise like a slight thumping noise accompanied with a slight groan when the stee...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Battery VIN: 2C8GP54L32
Customer complaint is battery goes dead after sitting 2 days. I tested it with both a graphing amp meter with low amp probe and by installing an ammeter in series with negative battery cable and installing a jumper wire, then removing jumper wire after about 1...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Accessories VIN: 2B4GP44R22
when the van is running the wipers ..radio powerwindows powerdoorlocks heater blower motor all stop working ... when the vehicle is key on engine off every thing works ..soon as it is started all the above stop working ..have tried to manipulate the ign switch...
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2003 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L ignition lock switch VIN: 2D4GP44343
The ignition lock cylinder will not turn with the key. To replace the lock cylinder, per alldata, the switch must be in the run position, however the lock cylinder will not turn to the run position. Has anyone had this problem before? Any help will be greatly ...
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1B3ES56C83
Vehicle came to us after another shop was checking for headlights inop - now headlights work but turn signals and rear brake lights inop (3rd light does work). They replaced multi switch and we found connector was burnt and melted. We replaced connector have a...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KS28C75
Engine idles rough and is over fueling at idle. Fuel pressure is 18000 at idle. We are also showing 15% boost at idle. We checked the signal to the FCA on the back of the pump and it was fine. We replaced the pump with a used one with no change. We also replac... Trouble codes: P0088 (high fuel pressure)
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GX58S0P
This vehicle hards starts at all times. Scan tool shows 160 rpm during cranking, During hard start, Ive verified strong rythmic spark at the plug with ST25 spark tester. Verified injector pulse with noid light. Fuel pressure in spec, even ran engine on injecto...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GL58K52
Hello group, Have this Jeep and runs rough all times came in with ck eng. light on and p0304. Car makes poping noises from intake, while idleing and when driveing. I have tested compression all cyl. and is 150-175psi, pulled injectors and inspected spray patt... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L steering VIN: 1J4GW58N04
Okay here's what we have. This vehicle came in and was hard to turn the steering back to the left. If you revved it up it got easier but it was still difficult. We have since found that this vehicle is equipped with the Hydraulic Cooling Fan system. (what a br...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H3W
The customer would alow me to go any further at this time. The vehicle remains at my shop pending the customer authorizing further repair. It now misses even when warm I have request that the customer allow me to rremove the plenum and inspect/replace gasket, ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Miisfire cyl 6), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4), P0305 (Misfire cyl 5).
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H4X
Thanks to all for the help and Ideas. Ron hit the nail on the head- a small ground wire was broken when the tech moved the harness out of the way to do the valve cover gaskets( forgot to mention we did those). The ground is at the rear( trans side) of the fron...
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1995 Dodge Stratus 2.4L limp mode VIN: 1B3EJ56H0S
I was concerned that the ATF in the solenoid plug was a cause of the circuit fault. I cleaned the plug and socket and no fluid came back. I went with the previous fix on one of these that said a 1032 degree trans fluid temp turned out to be the TCM. I repla...
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1997 Dodge B1500 3.9L Starting VIN: 2B7HB11X7V
Okay first of all thanks to everyone for the help..I went down the list to see if someone had mentioned the following..didn't really find it..and if I have missed it sorry and thanks. It turns out the torque convertor was the cause for reasons unknown, it had...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HC134WJ
Well, It appeared that the PCM was the culprit. I had one programmed and installed the unit. Only the replacement unit was defective. No 5 volt ref. output while the original one did have it. Reinstalled the original and yes it was still there. Went 'round and...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L RR Wheel VIN: 1B7HC16X3Y
This one is fixed, Almost everyone said its a drum and/or shoe problem. They did look like aftermarket shoes and pretty fresh, so I think customer withheld info about a rear brake side job. So being this customer was very poor, What I did was loosen the adjus...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KS28C45
RECOMMENDED IN TANK TRANSFER PUMP BE REPLACED FIRST BECAUSE OF LOW PRESSURE AND THEN RECHECK PRESSURE READING ON SCAN TOOL.ALSO EXPLAINED TO CUSTOMER THAT PCM MAY NEED REPLACED IF PUMP WOULD NOT OPERATE FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME AFTER CRANKING.WE THINK IT WOU...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Pining VIN: 1J4FA49S91
We decided that there might be some bad gas in the tank. We added some denatured alchol to the tank and the pinging went away. We gave vehicle back to the customer and told him to run the tank to empty and fill with 92 octange. Customer said that it has never ...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L rocker arm VIN: 1J4GL48K24
Thanks Everyone for the responses. Turned out to be that the valves were carboned up. Used some Sea Foam directly into the air horn and let sit overnight. Nice and quiet now. Thanks Again Mike
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