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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Steering VIN: 2C3HE66G2Y
This car came to us from another shop. The vehicle exhibits extremely high steering effort. The other shop has replaced the rack, pump and hoses (some more than once) and has sent it to us to figure out. We have checked ball joints, tie rod ends and upper stru...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45UX1
Hey Chrysler techs i need help,did complete engine overhaul due to blown head gaskets and massive overheating.new everything... set the timing marks up as per factory manual,had two other techs check marks before reassembly of covers ect...checked compression ...
2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L cam ckp synch VIN: 1C3EL46X65
just a routine timing belt change... unfortunately every time we have one of these we get burned. does anyone know what the cam crank synch number should read with a new belt? we tried to reset it but it went right back to - 15 deg. taking it apart again now. ...
1996 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7FL26P9T
Good afternoon all. Hopefully someone can direct me in the right direction on this one. About 2 weeks ago this Dakota comes in on the hook with a no start. Tow truck drops it, I get in a fire the thing up,hmmmmm. I get it in the shop and call the lady, she say... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46FXV
Thanks for the help car was towed in cust states the car died while driving they replaced the cam sensor an the coil we have checked for codes all pass monitored rpm while cranking showed zero replaced crank sensor an know the fuel inj are firing but no spark ...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y4W
This vehicle came in as a no start from another shop. I have no comunication with the PCM or TCM, I can comunicate with the ABS and air bag modules. Also I found no spark or injector pulse. There is no 5 volt reference signal coming from PCM. The car has a rem...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46R92
Hi all. Tearing my hair out. Have this 02 Intrepid, came from two other shops sometime after having a used engine put in. Was running very poor at idle. I ended up with it. Found that the EGR was flowing at idle killing cylinders 1-3 and 5. Didnt kill the othe...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FA59S2P
When engine is first started cold and driven approx. 5 minutes there is a loud high pitch "whistle" noise in engine comp. on drivers side near rear of engine. It doesnt last very long and goes away when throttle off idle.When it does go away it will not do it ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L .25amp draw VIN: 1J4GW58N9Y
Hi fellow Techs, I appreciate you taking the time to address this post. THis is my first time makeing a post but am glad there is a network of fellow techs to help eachother out when the need arrises. I'm spinning my wheels on this one any help you can give me...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FF48S91
thank you for taking time with this one. customer complaint was runs pooly at times. test drove the truck and seemed to run good. truck came in with cel on. scanned it and had a engine coolant temp sensor code. -40 on scanner. found it was unplugged. plugged i...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL58K72
This one is handing me my rear end fellows! Thanks for any ideas or help. Vehicle has been in and out of shops for misfire codes. Now its my turn with a 303. So heres the situation/condition. LT ADDAPS are pulling high positive numbers 25 sometimes 30 and yes ... Trouble codes: 303 (cyl 3 mis-fire)
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L engine VIN: 1J8GL58K03
Vehicle was brought to our shop we discovered that camshaft was scored badly and replaced cam, noise was still present, replaced cylinder head and after repairs made discovered that camgear was off 1 tooth. We took engine apart to repair timming chain and afte...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
Fix/Summary Answers
1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3ED46F1R
Well first of all let me thank all of you who took the time to reply to my help request.I did make an error in my update post,stating that I did have a good sync between cam and crank sensors,when in fact it was NOT a good sync.My appologies but I had been tol...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L 4 wheel drive actuator
Thanks for all the smart and helpfull replies I received. Overall consensus was that mismatched tires are always bad for a 4WD but may or may not cause my problem. The suggestion of a bent actuator shaft was one that I checked into first but this one was strai...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L PRNDL/Shifting VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
This was all in trans control module. Replaced module,set pinion factor and quick learn. All is well. Sometimes it is hard to pull the trigger on big buck fixes. Mike
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L power steering VIN: 2B8GT54L91
Hello Group, This one is down the road! Thanks again to all who replied. I know how valuable your time is. I stated in my help request that I had blown air through all lines in the system to verify no restrictions, and at first glance there were none. Th...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B8GP74L01
Well iatn is as good as its members. thanks to everyone its fixed. \The under hood power distribution box was corroded and the vehicle was constantly relearning. IATN ROCKS.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HA18N12
first of all thanks for all the help what found was that the # 2 injector oring was leaking when it heated up, but there was no fuel leaking. i found it when i was rechecking the injector pulse with my noid light, as the truck was running and warmed up after a... Trouble codes: P0302.
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44393
Thanks to all who replied. The PCM was the problem. I brought the van back into the shop to check one more time and while I had the key on and checking, I heard things come to life. I reached through the window and cranked it over and it ran for about 1/2 minu... Trouble codes: 3D (front fog indicator output open - BCM), 09 (engine messages not recieved - BCM), SK1M, SK1M.
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