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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L converter VIN: 1C4GP64L3Y
hey guys, need some help here, or a silver bullet. this chrysler van will stall intermittently after first start up in the morning. when you drop it in reverse or drive, it will stall out. exactly like a torque converter locked up. may do it several times in a...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L CAB Feed VIN: 2C4GP54L75
Hello Techs and thanks in advance for your input. I have a code reading Valve power feed. I checked the fuses and and drove the van. All 4 speed sensors are reading. My question is before getting down to the the CAB module, is there anything else I should look...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy, PORR COLD START VIN: 1B4GP253X2
Hi all We replaced engine because it was a cheaper alternative to repairing laundry list of engine issues. Replaced with unit with 114k miles from reputable local salvage yard. Customer has to apply throttle on cold starts in am (Minnesota) to get van to run....
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Y21
vehicle came into shop fcr check engine light problem. has a code p0308 stored. checked and tuned up. truck idles fine but underload starts to misfire on #8. have checked for vacuum leaks, compression on#8 is 125psi. checked injector and now im at a loss. Trouble codes: P0308
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R92
vehicle came in with misfire, rough idle and hesitation at all times. retrieved po340, po152, and po300. replaced dead bank 2 sensor 1 o2 sensor. replaced cam sensor, sprak plugs. also replaced intake gaskets (all0 after spray determined they were leaking on b... Trouble codes: P0300, P0340, P0152
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4B3AG52H72
Car came in with various problems ie clutch, brakes, struts, and PO303 cylinder 3 missfire but runs fine. We replaced all necessary parts and performed a complete tune up useing plus 4 plugs. Got cylinder 1 missfire as soon as I started it up. Did some resea... Trouble codes: P0301
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1C6A749G42
first of all the vin listed is not correct, I didn't bring it home with me. I want to know if I can install a timing chain tensioner on this engine without pulling the rear valve cover or timing cover, the aldata said to pry against it to release it once you i...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L speedo VIN: 1D7HA18Z73
Speedo is eratic, problem was present before and after transmission repair, speedo will show speed in park, gets worse when brakes are applied, have code for rear ABS sensor and BCM code for left rear tail light, fix data base shows possible water in connectio...
2005 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L video VIN: 1D8HB58N05
This customer brought this in vehicle that he had just purchased. Had a few minor problems to fix. One I had not seen before is that the video display (6 disc), only displays vertical lines, and is otherwise inoperative. My question is there any option to repa...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Broken distributor h VIN: 1J4GZ58S9B
We have 93 Grand Cherokee that came in with a broken hold down for the distributor. We replaced the distributor which lasted about 10 miles and the ear broke off again. The cam gear looks ok and the teeth on the distributor gear are not chewed up at all. I am ...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L vehicle theft alarm VIN: 1J4GZ78Y25
Can I disable the VTA module while engine is running like some of the cars to eliminate the alarm function or do all the circuits have to be functional? I can manually disarm it at the hinge area wires by jumping the disarm wire to ground and it starts and run...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GX48S14
Thanks in advance for the help. This Jeep came in to us about 2 weeks ago for losing power while driving. Had multiple codes but I can't remember specifics on it other than O2 slow response B1S1. All components that the PCM had codes for checked out good, and ...

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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L inst. cluster/alarm set light VIN: 1C4GP64L8X
We checked the instrument cluster and found no cracks, however with the cluster removed the van would start and run. We replaced the cluster and it runs good, the gauges are working and we have comunication now. Thank you for all your help once again!
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC13Y0X
Since short and long term never went rich on the test drive that should eliminate any lean issues. The biggest thing I found out is that the machine shop did not do anything with the valve guides the first time the heads went in. The second time they replaced ...
2002 Dodge Dakota 4.7L 4wd VIN: 1FDYRBUG8V
this one was way off track,the fuse for the wipers was burnt, unsure how this afects the transfer case but it does.
1987 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1JCMT7843H
We went to put it in the shop for the night and it would not start. The boss verified spark but no injector pulse and everyone went home. When I got to work this AM, I read Mitchell more carefully and found out that the system uses the cam sensor in the dist...
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