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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3C8FY4BBX1
Hi All, We could really use some help with this PT Cruiser. When the car first came in, it would not start. We verified no spark. We used a powered, bulb-type test light to find that the coil drivers in the PCM would either not come on at all, stay grounded ...
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L charge/ battery light VIN: 1B3EJ46X1W
o.k. dodge guys, i got this stratus battery light becoming annoying. cutomer originally came in with dead battery, replaced battery, tested charging system. alternator no good, replaced alternator all ok now. 3 days later customer is back with battery light on...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22X21
Looking for a pattern failure. This veh has hard codes for O2 short to power 1/1 and 2/1. 5v scan and 5v measured. Can take the 5v to zero by shorting the signal wire. Questions; Is the nominal voltage supposed to be near 1v as stated in flow chart? oes pcm us... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18N24
This truck runs good until you kick it down to pull a hill.When you get to around 60mph in a split second it loses power,goes lean and cuts out. The power will not come back until you let up on accel all the way and it shifts out to OD. We found that the seed...
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2004 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7L starter VIN: 1D7H612K34
Vehicle has intermittent "won't crank". The first time in we found and replaced an ignition switch that sometimes would not pass 12 volts in the crank position. That seemed to solve it for 8 weeks or so. The symptom has now returned. We have been able to get i...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S8V
this jeep has eating my lunch,customer say that it cuts off and will no start at times.well we go it hear and drove it for 40 miles never had any problem,then we let it run in stall for a whole day, never died.well now all of a sudden it started to die and bac...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L PCM Communication VIN: 1J4GL58K53
Problem communicating w/ MODIS (Intermittent - back and forth between communication and non) Tried the following: * Checked battery feeds and grounds * Unhooked all sensors (still have intermittent communications w/ all unhooked) * Replaced Engine Computer...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z0S
Information from long time Chrysler transmission tech indicates the problem is transmission related. Likely a valve or convertor problem. Due to age and mileage this likely won't be fixed, or will wait until overhaul is required. Trouble codes: 73 (Torque Management Pulse).
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X71
this problem ending up being a bad pcm.it controls the ground to the starter relay.
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L pcm clears automat VIN: 1B3EL46X34
i RECHECKED ALL GROUNDS AND CONNECTIONS, POWER WAS AT PCM TERMINALS AS REQUIRED,ADS IT TURNED OUT THIS VEHICLE HAD PCM PROBLEMS AND THE PCM HAD TO BE REPROGRAMMED AS IT ALSO WAS NOT COMMUNICATING WITH TRANSMISSION CONTROLLER PROPERLY EITHER.BEING MILEAGE WAS B...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4FV48V45
These engines have a high rate of failure with carbon build up on valves. The best way to repair is to remove head and clean valves and perform valve job. Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 miss fire).
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WD8PD74444
THANKS TO ALL 4 REPLIES,WE REPLACED THE PCV ASSEMBLY ON TOP OF THE VALVE COVER.MERCEDES BENZ HAS THIS PROBLEM ON SOME GAS ENGINES THAT PVC SYSTEM ON 4 CYLINDER SUPPER CHARGE MOTORS HAVE BLOW BY CAUSING AIR MASS SENSOR TO FLOOD WITH ENGINE OIL.I COULD NOT FIND ...
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2006 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L No Start
Thanks to all who took time to reply. The general concensus here was yes you can reprogram the keys on this vehicle when the battery dies, unlike the older Chrysler's where one time programmed and your done. No second chance. I was unable to prove this out be... Trouble codes: P0513 (Invlaid skim key).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
*well this 4.7L came out to be internal piston problem. most people said about ring gear-no luck *replaced timing chain secondary and primary tensioners-no luck *disabled ignition one by one and noise stopped when cyl.8 disabled. still sitting at the lot to re...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58N5Y
Thank you all who replied. sorry but this vehicle has only one cat. behind y pipe and one O2 at y pipe, one behind cat. I went back and double checked injectors using snap-on injector pressure drop tester. 6 of the 8 when pulsed by the tester, dropped from 53l... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean).
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