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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Heater
Have basically no heat. Heater hoses same temp. If I restrict one of the hoses partially , get better heat, but still not great. No air pockets. Possible heater core,even with heater hoses pretty hot?
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1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JB3XD64B7N
Vehicle runs great cold/ Warm eng stall, loses fire/ Replaced crank angle sensor and iginiter with known good part, cond still exist
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GT54L7V
hello, this vehicle came in to the shop last night. it will start and stall allways. fuel psi is constantly at 35 psi. the cluster is inop so i don't know the milage, i can comunicate with the pcm but not the body computer, there is a light on the dash that sa... Trouble codes: P1695 (no body ccd message), P1698 (no trans ccd message), P0700 (transmission fault present)
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y8W
HELLO AND THANKS . This truck came in with the front brakes locking up with a very light pedal , like as soon as brake light switch is trigered. This only happens after sitting awhile and only the first time or two the brakes are applied and only going forward...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L power steering VIN: 2B8GT54L91
Hello Group, Thanks in advance for the help. This van came in with the cooler for the power steering system ripped off due to hitting a large rock!? No other signs of damage were noted, so cooler was replaced along with new transmission grade cooler lines. On...
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2001 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Monitors won't run VIN: 2B8GP44391
The vehicle won't run all of it's OBD2 monitors. It has run the Misfire, Heated O2, & Fuel System monitors. It has been over 900 miles since a code was erased and still hasn't run the Catalyst, O2 sensor, EGR or Evap monitors. I noticed the fuel sender in the ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y91
help again, thats the way i started the post in october.This truck is back,no start.Turns over good,180 rpm,has injector pulse on all injectors,good spark onall plugs firing at tdc on #1,cam and crank signals look good with sync,45lbs fuel pressure,verified di...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L overheating VIN: 3D3KU28D23
Hello all, this truck is a mess, it was in a wreck and the owner claims EVERYTHING was caused by that and the amazing thing is that he got the insurance company to buy it. Well it was overheating and had no heat out of the vents, we took the blower box out and...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Alloy wheels VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
In the north east we have a tremendous amount of customers with flat tires or slow leaks being caused by rim corrosion- aluminum oxide formation between the bead of the tire and the rim. Cleaning to bright aluminum with emery cloth, surface conditioning discs,...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
hello techs,this jeep makes lifter noise heard from flywheel area sounds almost like lifters but not heard from the top of the motor but loud around flywheel area. noise gets little louder in gear. this car had overheating problem before and we did head gasket...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K52
Jeep came in with a check engine and running rough. Pulled codes , p0201 ands p0202.Injector fires improperly cylinder 1 and 2. jeep would not idle and the only way to keep it running is to work the gas pedal. So i started checking the basics. checked fuel pre... Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector improperly fires), P0202 (2 injector improperly fires)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Steering VIN: 1J8GW58N52
this jeep has the power steering driven cooling fan. outside temp in the low 20s came in with power steering noise, found low on fluid. added ps fluid, fluid would bubble out of the reservoir till it was empty. r+r pump. making lots of power steering noise. ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Steering VIN: 1J8GW58N52
2nd time posting, i thought i posted it twice so i closed it, oops this jeep has the power steering driven cooling fan. outside temp in the low 20s came in with power steering noise, found low on fluid. added ps fluid, fluid would bubble out of the reservoi...
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Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C8GF68495
OK guys I was wrong I thought it just couldn't be the wheel bearing, just didn't sound like the typical bearing noise. Then the remark from the dealer about the ptu and I thought I'd better ask first. So thanks alot for geting me back on track put a wheel bear...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cam timing VIN: 1B4HS28N81
After pulling front cover and valve covers we found the right side cam timing had changed. The pistons then hit the valves and pushed the cam enough to break the cam bearing caps and ruin the head. We are probably going to replace the entire engine with a rema...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KA28C84
Man have I been getting some good ones here lately. Surprised though not to get too many replies on this one. Must not be too common yet. First I did find the high side wire to injector #3 shorted to ground. Sure that was going to fix the problem but it di... Trouble codes: P2146 (Bank 1 shorted high or low).
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2009 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L abs VIN: 1B3HB48A29
FOUND WHEEL BEARING HAD BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.SEAL IS SUPPOSE TO GO TOWARD THE AXLE AND THE COPPER RING ON THE BEARING IS SUPPOSE TO GO TOWARDS THE HUB.THANKS FOR THE HELP.
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1997 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK44Y9W
WELL THANK YOU GUYS ; CHECKED FOR END PLAY AND WASN'T WORTH MEASURING , PULLED CRANK SENSOR AND MEASURE AGAINST A NEW ONE AND FOUND OLD ONE SHORTED INTERNALLY . NOW I CAN KICK IT OUT OF SHOP WITH BIG STEEL TOED BOOT ! Trouble codes: P0340.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78S1T
Thanks for all of the replies. Most suggested a crank position sensor. We tried a new one even though the signal looked good on my fluke scope. Turns out the MAP sensor was bad. Showed good readings on the scanner and I even compared it to the readings on my o...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GL58K52
Hello all, It is fixed, I pulled off both valve covers and inspected the valve train and just as almost all of you had stated the problem was that the #4 cylinder exhaust rocker arm had fallen off. I inspected all the cylinders for broken valve springs an... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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