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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...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL56U11
This is a no start, intermittent spark, no codes, On the scaner both cam and crank signal go out of sync. Scoped both cam and crank sensors at the ECU, cam sensor had a unstable signal, tried another cam sensor.( signal is good) but I have the same problem. ...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ56H1S
Car was brought in misfiring, more so after it heated up. I did a tune up, as tune up parts were all original. After doing a tune up, the car still misfired. I have verified fuel pressure from the fuel line, checked for vacuum leaks, MAP sensor, TPS, and injec...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Igniton VIN: 1B3H46T2SF
This car belongs to an 85 year old lady driver who has had it NOT START several times in her driveway. It has been hauled off to the other shop at least twice. Has had parts mentioned above replaced by the other shop. When it wouldn't start, it had no spark. E...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Starting VIN: 3P3ES47C5S
hello I have a neon on my hands with a weird starting issue, when I turn the key I the tb fills up with fuel so the for some reason the fuel pump keeps running? and it won't crank no matter what I do plenty of b+ some times it will crank for a second but sound...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R7T
I have been trying to find a direction to go on this vehicle. Vehicle failed emissions inspections because the check engine light is on. Codes P0505 and P1294. Vehicle idles at 740-750 according to the tester which doesn't seem high to me. I thoroughly inspect... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control system malfunction), P1294
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Heating System VIN: 2B7KF22Z1W
Has anyone had this issue? The only thing we haven't done is disassemble the top half on the engine. This morning we even took off the intake and found nothing definitive. Is it possible that whomever did the intake leak may have addressed cylinder head gasket...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R91
Looking for an expert on the 2.7L engine. Vehicle came in overheated and verified failed headgasket. Replaced head gaskets. Pulled the front of the engine to set timing marks and found water pump failed. replace pump and oil pump. Reset timing to spec with all...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L engine oiling VIN: 1D7HA18N02
hello iatn universe!! as an avid mopar nut this problem makes me nausiated. i have this truck we rebuilt engine on and we started it up days ago.runs fine no noise no codes no nothing. the bottom line is that spec oil pressure is 4-5 psi at idle with warm engi...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L dome lights VIN: 1D8HB48DY4
No dome lights when doors open or manually. Grounds, fuses, all check okay. Possible instrument cluster problem? Has anyone seen this before? Thanks Mike
2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L wont shift VIN: 2B3KA43G46
Car has a problem when driven after first start up, it will not shift after about 1/2 mile. The CEL will come on as well as the TCL, upon testing it has codes P0605 and U0101. Checked wiring harness for worn spots and continuity. all checked good. Can reset co... Trouble codes: U0101 (lost communication with TCM), P0605 (internal control module ROM error)
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L limp mode VIN: WDOPD14496
Just hoping anyone knows if this is a known issue with these. After resealing the trans plug, the trans worked fine for 50 miles. We have usually had good luck curing trans problems with MBs, but this one came back right away. The code it sets is for input spe...
2009 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L abs VIN: 1B3HB48A29
found abs light to be on with service code c0101f right front wheel speed sensor comparative performance.checked scan data and found no speed for right front wheel.tried scopping right front wheel speed sensor and was unable to.this is a two wire sensor with a...
1997 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK44Y9W
HELP I'M loosing hair . car was towed in no start ,connected scanner found cam sensor circuit problem . tested sensor and replaced at sametime found pig tail damaged so installed new. on crank it kicks back like timming waaaay to far advanced ; if you unplug c... Trouble codes: P0340
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT67S6V
Hi guys check this out, any advice would be appreciated! Check engine light is ON, code P1698 (no CCD message from the TCM). All four instrument cluster guages are non-responsive, Oil pressure guage shows a very slight movment KOEO. No other idiot lights are i... Trouble codes: P1698 (no ccd message from the tcm)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ78Y8W
had po306, customer did tune up, came back with po206, tested with noid light, did not flash, injector resistance was high, replaced, ran tc-21a test in alldata, passed, ran tc-70a test in alldata, points to defective pcm, problem is that customer had new pcm ... Trouble codes: P0306, P0206
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L fluid VIN: 1J4FA49SOY
This one has been stumping me for several years. during the winter the transfer case freezes up after sitting during very cold weather. The jeep will not move and is locked up. After moving inside or putting a heater under the Jeep it will go, and when we drai...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Head & Tail Lamps VIN: 1J4GR48K86
The headlamps, tailamps & dash lights are erratic on this vehicle. They seem to flash on and off from time to time. When the car was in last I would turn the switch to the parking lamps and the headlamps would go on. Then when turned to the headlamp position I...
1993 Plymouth Laser 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4P3CF34B7P
Vehicle came in for no start when cold, when starts has no fast idle 1) On cold starts, will not start 2) Coolant temperature reads -155F 3) No 5 volt reference voltage to coolant sensor - pin #20 4) After 10 cranks, the reference voltage shows up and vehi...

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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46R13
Thank you for all the replies. This vehicle is done,delivered and on the road. I swapped the cam tone ring and she fired right up. The windows were totally different from the '03 engine to the '04 engine. Took some finess to chisel off the rivets, but it worke...
2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46J15
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES27C7S
Ok here goes nothing...I went through all replies and double checked everything...keeping in mind that this is a 95 neon the customer decided that it wasn't worth fixing any more and will drive it till it blows up.:-} This car WAS missing on cyl 1 fuel and ig... Trouble codes: P0301, 43 (cylinder 1 misfire).
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L cooling system VIN: 3B7HF13Y5V
I tried everything on this truck, flush, which gave me heat. new waterpump therm. still system would not build up pressure. the customer was happy with just having heat. I still think there is a problem. thanks for all the help.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L limp-mode VIN: 1D7HU18Z92
Good Evening fellow auto technicians. Many thanks for all replies and thoughts on this Dodge. We decided 10-12 days ago to replace downstream 02 sensors as recommended due to fact they share grounds with tranmission sensors. The truck has been picked up and go...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L tire wear VIN: 3598715625
thank you for the replies,except the one from the guy who seems to have anger issues your reply was was not needed,get help the guy never called me back.havent got a chance to work on it.
1993 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4E3CG64F8P
Thanks to all that replied to my post. i did find the problem and the car is now running great. ended up being the ignition module/ignition power transistor. but as luck would have it the first one i put in was bad. the no spark and injector pulse changed to t...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL58K32
First of all, i would like to thank all of you for time and help. i have repaired this one. What i found out is. the injecor issue was directly related to the timing.I did compare crank and cam sensor relation using a lab scope but did not notice a problem bec...
2009 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4L Engine VIN: 1J4FF47B09
My less than intelligent university professor sister-in-law has not seen fit to get it back to the dealer for repair yet. Talked to her on Jan 9 and her question was "no I haven't taken it to the dealer yet, will that hurt it?". I'll post when she does take it...
1999 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L guage cluster VIN: 2P4GP44G1X
This one is fixed finally! Special thanks to Jerry, Neil, Ed, Jeff, and Steve. The control head for the hvac unit was bad, replaced with a junk yard one and the problem has not occured since. We took the old one apart and found a bad solder inside it. Thanks a...
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