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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L valves? VIN: 2C3HD56T3T
Thank you in advance, my question is this engine a valve interference type. Timing chain is not turning cam gear as seen thru cam sensor mounting hole while cranking engine with the starter motor. I would like to inform the customer before any work is started.
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55R82
Hello everyone, This car has been one of the biggest headaches I have run into. The vehicle originally came in for a running hot and coolant leak. We found the water pump leaking from the external weep and the thermostat housing leaking. After a massive amount... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0304
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L 4-3 Downshift VIN: 3C8FY68B33
this vehicle has a hard down shift for 4th to 3rd gear.the fluid level is good and there are no codes in the computer.it is a little better with the mount replaced but i feel that there is still a problem.i found a tsb about reprograming the tcm,but when i cal...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L headlamps VIN: 3C4FY58B63
i have been working on this pt cruiser for two days and i cant seem to find the problem.the customer states that when she turns on the headlights the low beams dont come on but the hi beams work and the hi beam indicator in center of dash does no work when thi...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: 2C86P44R54
I recieved a call from owner of van that the igntion lock clyinder is stuck in the off position and can't start van. I ask him to move steering wheel in order to see if the steering wheel wasstuck in the lock position, he said steering wheel could rotate a com...
2003 Dodge B3500 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2D7KB31ZX3
This vehicle came in with a buck/surge off of idle. The more I drove it the more I realized it was happening only as the wheels rotated. Put vehicle on the dyno and found out it was only when the rear wheels rotated. I then disconnected rear diff sensor and no...
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L lifters VIN: 2B3KA43HX7
Help!! This cop car has never had anything but 10w-30 oil it's whole life. Soon after a restart you can hear a noticable snap/pop in the middle of the engine and then it will missfire, hard. We located the misfire on cylinder #7 and removed the left valve co...
1987 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2BCCL81J2H
This vehicle has a rolling idle when hot. Valve on the side of the carb is constantly cycling back and forth and the rpms correspond. Vehicle will occasionally pop out of the intake under load. Timing is set and advance functions properly. Secondary ignition a...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4.0L generator VIN: 1J4GW48S54
Hello all, I am working on a jeep grand cherokee that stops charging after about 10 min. It came in a couple days ago with a hard restart condition, after running for awhile we noticed that the charge rate was droping to 12.4- even 12.2 volts and that the batt...

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Power To Comp Relay From Fuse #11 VIN: 3C4FY48BX4
well i got this one in to fix and I found vech had been in accident and wiring repair to comp clutch shorting to ground and power distribution center had alot of corosion in it and fuse terminals burned. repaired wiring and cleaned PDC. Thankyou!
2006 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3KA53G06
Thanks to all who replied. The fix for this one was a set of cylinder heads. We opted to have the valves run and resurfaced. After reassembly all is well. Smooth idle, no more missfire at 50 mph either. Trouble codes: P2100.
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X21
I have to close this one without a fix. I am waiting on OEM O2 to come in. The question on the 5v on the sensor signal at startup I learned is normal. What I have gathered from my tests and the responses is that aftermarket sensors probably dont heat up quick ...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L transmission shift VIN: 1B3EL46R12
Well after rechecking every connection, retesting all powers and grounds, then discussing the problem with the area Chrysler Tech Rep I replaced the etax module for a third time. I also used the local dealership drb to perform the pinion factor and quick learn...
2004 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Timing chain VIN: 1B3EL36R74
Vehicle came back in 1 week and noise was gone. Most likely the tensioner "pumped up". Vehicle came back after a 2nd week all okay. Thanks for the help Mike
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S51
Thank you for your help on this. Tyson & Mathew both suspected the crank sensor, which turned out to be the problem. We performed the top end cleaning per the TSB to eliminate that as the problem, since it occurred fairly infrequently. That, however, real... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0306.
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FA44S65
Sorry it took so long to post fix. Put a new dealer cam sensor jeep ran great. And yes you can get a bad dealer part!!! Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0344, P0016.
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