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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L Surge VIN: 3C8FY58B35
Need help. I've got a 05 pt cruiser 2.4 non turbo that customer brought in for intermitten surge at idle and highway. Has got code p0068. Checked map with scanner and shows ok 4.5 volts koeo. Idle 1.5 volts. Tps shows no voltage on Genisys scanner. I replaced ... Trouble codes: P0068
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HF13Z8X
This one came in for excessive oil consumption, checked for pressure or vac at pcv inlet, and diagnosed intake gasket on bottom of intake. Replaced gasket, and found it was squished out in at least 3 spots. Got it all put together, and after customer took it, ...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46C0X
This vehicle started out with a no start condition in the customers driveway. Went to her house to investigate. Knowing these vehicle common problems I put in a cam sensor. The old one was cracked. The car started but ran very rough. I could hardly keep it run... Trouble codes: P0601
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF3364Y
Hey, This only happens late on a Friday,right? This one was dragged in with intermittent no start and stalling on road. As said before I replaced the crank sensor with no result then replaced diesel injection pump. Everything went well,bled lines,started right... Trouble codes: P0219, P0236 (Map Sensor), P0336 (CKP Signal), P1690 (FI Pump CKP Sen does not agree with ECM), P1689 (No Communication ECM and Pump Module)
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD2BD14364
This sprinter will stall occasionally either just after letting off the throttle(example-accelerate from a stop and release almost instantly and it stalls.) Other times you pull up to a light and just touch the throttle to pull away and it either severly hesit...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Stall VIN: 3D7KU28C24
This post is on behalf of my employer, who is trying to figure out the problem. This diesel dies intermittently. It may or may not restart immediately, but will always restart after setting a while. It might run for 1/2 hour or 3 1/2 hours before dying. Someti... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Sensor Voltage High)
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L axle VIN: 1J4FJ67S2S
I have this Cherokee with rear axle play. On both rear wheels the internal axle can be moved in and out about 3mm. I have read that some play is normal but can't find any information about how much is normal or the procedure for fixing it. Besides this play an...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L nss VIN: 1J4FJ28S4T
Hi guys, I've got a 96 Cherokee that came in for a simple CEL scan and a complaint of the reverse lights not functioning, scanning the car revealed a p1899 for nss stuck in park or gear. We replaced the NSS and now the reverse lights function correctly. Howeve...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S14
Ok guys I have a big one this time I got a 2004 jeep grand Cherokee with a 4 liter that a came to the shop with a high idle and a code p0505 I check for leaks replace the IAC motor and the code came back on I check for shorts and found that the wires to the IA... Trouble codes: P0505 (short to ground or battery voltage)
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58N95
I appreciate your time! Customer has CEL on. I diag the EVAP system for a DTC for large evap leak. I replaced the purge valve which was stuck open. Smoked the system to verify any other issues. All went well. Clear DTC. Vehicles message center has the "Loose F...

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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP25G0X
Wow 20 replies with almost all the same answer, The solder joints on the back of the cluster had a small crack. I know a new cluster would have guaranteed never to have the same problem. But customer opted for me to go ahead and make the repair. I went ahe...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs pump VIN: 1D4GP24R35
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1JFA49S12P
Looks like the break in oil with the ZDDP addidtive was the ticket. 2 lobes were ground off the replacement cam. Installed another new one with another new set of lifters. So far, so good, customer has not returned. Will update further if resultes prove ot...
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L transmission VIN: 1P4GP44R3W
okay its fixed, glad to see there was some help out there, was discouraging at first, but now a total victory. after ohm checking the bus lines and all the wires between the tcm and the pdc, i looked at the information again, and read the part about the system...
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