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1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L drive shaft VIN: 1C4GT64L1V
The rear drive shaft for this awd town and country is bad looked all over for parts no one has them a new one is 800 dollars the van is not worth that much wanted to know if you can remove the drive shaft and make this a front wheel drive only van with out any...
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hard start cold VIN: 1C3EJ56H5X
Car starts hard cold only long crank times. When running it will stumble and stall on occasion. Fuel pressure within specs, checked timing/belt both are ok. Thanks for your help! Trouble codes: 300 (misfire)
1991 Dodge B250 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B6HB21Y4M
Hi every one: this van came on the hook, for no start, owner had chnged the coil with no luck , we chech the pick up coil ,there was no continiuvity between orang and gray wire , so we put a new pick up coil , steel no start , continiuvity between all three c... Trouble codes: 11 (No refference during cranking)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z81
I am posting this for another tech at work, it is his daily driver. He had the motor overhauled in april, but the problem was there prior to and after the rebuild. what the truck does is, in the morning when he backs out of his driveway, it will hesitate, stum...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L no front ac cooling VIN: 1D4HS58N53
Hellow to all : Vehicle from other shop that replaced front evaporator & heater core. No ac cooling from front system, however customer said there was no front ac cooling before repairs. Previous shop also replaced front and rear expansion valves and compresso...
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...
2004 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7GG16K24
have the ok to tear down further if needed. just did not want to miss some common issue i'm unaware of. this thing barely idles. scantool shows about 3.5 " vacuum and it's correct. the fuel trims are -30. fuel pressure is steady and does not bleed. there is a ... Trouble codes: 172 (rich f/t), 175 (rich f/t)
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L Timing chain tensioner VIN: 2B3KA43R57
I have put a timing chain on an 2007 dodge charger with the 2.7 motor, got it timed correctly but cant seem to prime the tensioner. I have looked on all data to get the procedure and it requires a special tool that I do not have, is there any way to prime this...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68S4X
Vehicle came in with high idle and had no control of the idle rpm, code p0505, iac circuit problem. Cannot see any iac movement inside of throttle body. Removed throttle body and cleaned. Replaced iac motor. Replaced tps. Pin checked wires from both iac and tp... Trouble codes: P0505 (Iac circuit)
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L trans. relay always on VIN: 1J4GW58N4J
getting trans. relay code, even though relay tests okay. however with key on relay comes on & stays hot until key is shut off, putting system in failsafe mode
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, power loss VIN: 1J4GW48S92
Hey fellow iATNers, This Jeep came in for routine service. A full tune and fuel filter was included. Vehicle was delivered to customer running fine. It came back the next day with hard start, lack of power complaint. Fuel pressure was 20psi. We thought fuel p...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
You would think this would be easy. Cylinder 1 misfire intermitent, mostly when cold at idle and slight accel. Switched #1 and #2 and then #3 injectors around and it always misfires on cylinder 1. Tried a new coil pack. Checked while idling bad and it is cylin... Trouble codes: P0301
2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L engine noise VIN: 1J4FA29106
customer came for oil change has been to us 1 other time. 5k ago. we change oil, cust drives down road, says he starts hearing noise and truck dies on him. i get there, check oil level. it is full. it starts right up doesnt make noise until it gets warmed up. ...

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2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Blower motor VIN: 2C3LA63H16
The local Chrysler dealer was kind enough to let me install and return a control head just in case and that didn't change anything. The customer has been driving problem free for over two weeks but will let me know if any more problems appear. Thanks for the ...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B3ES27C7T
Removed the wiring harness from the rear of the engine, found damage to insulation, once unwrapped, affecting the crank sensor circuit. I replaced the Crank sensor pigtail and the Crank sensor. Vehicle has exhibited no poblems since this repair. Thanks to all ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L ball joints VIN: 3B7KC2265W
Thanks to all of you who responded. If you've ever looked at a problem so long that you start to confuse yourself, It's nice to be reminded that you should really stop and look at the basics. So taking your advice, I had the alignment rechecked (third time) an...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4H528N3Y
I replaced the intake gaskets...found two runners that I think were not sealing well...I also replaced the Upstream O2...it was just replaced with an aftermarket O2...I had more than one reply that stated these engines did not like aftermarket O2'S...I put 30... Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results).
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L oil gauge VIN: 3B7HF13Y81
oil change was 12,000 miles overdue,flushed crankcase and added fresh oil,have not heard from customer.thanks for all your help,i guess this one came down to basics.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D3HU18DX4
Thanks for all the responses. Most of you were right on the mark. I changed the brake pedal switch & the problem has not returned. I suspected that this was the problem but having never seen this code before i thought it would be a good idea to see if this is... Trouble codes: P2299, P0703, P0404.
2004 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K54
thanks for the tips guys!i really dont know if this jeep is fixed or not,found some dirty pcm connections and it acted better.customers picked up have not seen it since,but i cant be sure if it was fixed,thanks guys iatn is the best!GOD bless! Trouble codes: P0344.
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA44S75
And now for the rest of the story... we went thru 4 map sensors 2 OEM and 2 BWD aftermarket(which were repackaged OEM units). I tried opening a failed unit to see if it was burnt with no luck. Compared vacuuum readings at snap throttle with similar wrangler an... Trouble codes: P0129.
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