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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C8GP64L61
I have this 01 Town and Country that is giving us fits. It has been a complainted of the customers for some time not just never could get it to do it! Well finaly getting it to do it isn't a problem any longer! It starts and runs perfectly fine. When you FIRST...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Cluster VIN: 2B4GP25R6X
Hi All, Thanks in advance for any help. Customer came in with check engine light on, intrument cluster completely inop,(no speedo, temp, odometer,fuel gauge,prndl) rear wiper inop. Codes P1698 no trans bus messages & P1695 no body bus messages. We found that ...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L radiator VIN: 2B3AD46RX1
Vehicle was towed in with overheating condition- added fluid and pressure tested. Coolant is in base. Checked archives- no indication of known problem with this. My first instinct is to replace intake gasket. Not sure if this engine is prone to cracking block ...
2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L speed/cruise control VIN: 1B4GP45342
2002 Caravan cruise control inop. The engine wiring harness in this van has been replaced with a used one due to battery acid destroying the original one. We do not know if the cruise control ever worked before swapping wiring harness. We had parts to throw a...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46842
Mentor scanner says cam/crank sync -33 degrees start sync ok, run sync out Does anyone know what the cam/crank sync should be? Is there a way to resync? Thanx!!! Trouble codes: P0355
2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Speedo IN/OP VIN: 1D4GP24RX5
Hello everyone. So This Van came in With a P0406 I found the computer was bad so I had to go to the dealer and replace the Computer in the parking lot so they could reflash it. If your familiar with this the car will not start with new computer unless reflashe... Trouble codes: P0406 (EGR A circuit High Voltage)
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L ABS light VIN: 1J4GZ58Y9R
Customer complaint sounds like low speed ABS activation. They were backing up, and it seemsed like they had no brakes. Rear wheel cylinder leaking. Front rotors scored deeply. Can't communicate with Genisys. Using plug under the dash. Still get ABS light on...

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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2C3HE66G02
Thank you all for the replies. The final fix was to remove the cylinder heads and have the valves run at the machine shop. The valve faces and seats on the exhaust side were carboned up. It looked more like a stain than carbon build up. The machine shop te...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Seat Belts VIN: 1B7MF33W4W
Kirk! Thank you! I must have misread Alldata. Alldata states that the g-sensor is in fact in the SCTM. So, logically if the SCTM is mounted upside down, it will lock up the seat belts, and that was my problem. I had the SCTM, or SBCM Seat Belt Control Module, ...
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D8GV582X5
Thanks everyone for your responses. Customer luckily was able to convince dealer to goodwill the repair. Following up with the customer, they pretty much just double checked my work, took MDS solenoid out, put it back in, and everything went fine!?? Took me f... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl 6 Misfire), P1416 (MDS Malfunction).
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L oil pressure VIN: 1D7HU182X6
Greetings techs, we have fixed the immediate oil pressure problem. Upon pulling the oil pan, we found the oil pump pickup screen about 3/4ths plugged with sludge. We also found some "sparklies" in the sludge in the bottom of the pan. The customer declined havi...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L service 4wd light VIN: 1J4HR58275
Thanks again for all the responses on this one. It ended up being the front diff solenoid and the small wire harness that connects to it. Also I talked to a contact of mine at the Dodge dealer and it seems this is very common.
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