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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start, VIN: 1B7GG2BYXR
Vehicle died while driving. Cranks but will not start. Verified no fuel pressure. Fuel pump not coming on. Replaced fuel pump. Vehicle still wont start. Vehicle blown fuse at auto shut off fuse from underhood junction box. Common issue with splice on this wire...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Monitors won't run VIN: 2B4GP45G5Y
I'm having trouble getting this Caravan to run O2,cat and egr monitors.needs 1 more monitor to run to pass Illinois emissions.checked all the forums,tried what I thought was applicable,still no go.Tried driving the trace that Rick E.had posted...didn't work ei... Trouble codes: P0420
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L heating VIN: 1B4HS28Z61
since prev repairs in summer, now its very cold here (cincy) get good heat on outer vents on both sides, but not in middle vents. have tried replacing t stat again, as per scanner temp at 201, will have luke warm air from center vents until cycling heat contro...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Hydroboost VIN: 3D6WU38C43
I have replaced everything on the front end due to a no steering issue, the only thang i can not get rid of is the hissing noise in the hydroboost. This noise was there with the old parts and new parts. It sounds like fluid is bypassing. All the parts that i i...
2005 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7L driveshaft?? VIN: 1D7HE22K16
This truck has a vibration in it that comes in about 32 mph and is noticeable until about 55. Its there on decel also.I replaced the front u-joint on the front shaft ,no good .I have read on here of driveshaft problems and all I could see is a wobble where the...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KS28C46
Diagnosis chart for this code states that with key on and engine not running fuel pressure in data stream should be more than 870 PSI. PSI shown currently is 5 and sometimes 9. With engine running PSI varies between 650 and 750. I have found very little as far... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Performance)
1991 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FJ88S3M
this jeep came to me after the customer drop off to an shop.they changing already,a fuel pump,ASD RELAY,crank sensor,sparks,wire sparks,rotor, cap,fuel filter,battery terminals,positive starter wire,cleaning negative wire to ground,and the jeep has the same sy...
1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, intermitent VIN: 1J4FY18S3W
This vehicle was brought to me from another garage. It will not start when cold. If it sat in garage it would start. It is in the teen temperatures here in Michigan right now. It cranks over like its flooded and you can smell fuel. It wants to start then jerks...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L head VIN: 1J4GW48J44
I have a 2003 Grand Cherokee with a 4.7 high output engine. The drivers head is cracked and I got a salvage head but it is not high output. The high output heads have HO stamped in the casting. The regular head that the salvage yard sent does not have the HO s...

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1990 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L abs module
Hi Everyone. Thank you so much for your time and help. As some of you have suggested that this system is still covered by the dealer we contacted our dealer and they accepted to take the vehicle upon availability of parts. The dealer took it in on Monday. A...
1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Steering Gear VIN: 1C4GH54L2R
Thanks for all your help. I cut a 1/4 thick rubber the size of the driver side hold down and mounted it to the frame between the rack and frame. The noise is gone. I found many articles about this on the internet. Everyone has said they deal with the noise.
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3EL56RX2
Thank you for all your help. We recieved multiple replies about the egr valve. After testing the valve we replaced it and the problems were fixed.
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Power Door VIN: 2C4GP54L95
The first 2 replies I received were right on the money, both said the problem is almost always the flexible wiring harness and you can't visually see the problem. The harness is not difficult to remove, I removed it and tested each circuit using a headlight bu...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Front driveshaft VIN: 1G4GD22K6T
To all that replied: I have reviewed your welcome responses. My shop is a heavy equipment and truck shop and light duty mainly isn't in our area, but... I've had to relate this vehicle to reserve status as I've been slammed with work. I have discounte...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B3EJ46X9V
Hey everybody.I replaced the cat and changed the oil Thursday night.Ran it at 1500 rpm for 15 minutes and the downstream 02 stayed around .7 while the upstream was toggling well.I had my doubts but e-tested again today and it passed,not with great numbers but ...
2000 Dodge Dakota R/T 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL26Z8Y
with all the good replies we finnaly narrowed it down to the ecm. replaced with an used unit and so far so good.
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L timing? VIN: 1B4HS28N91
Thanks to all who replied. Found that the left cam had in fact sheared the set pin. Taking head off to send to macheine shop. after re aligning found that valves seem bent. Thank You very much!! Merry Christmas to all
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L No Start, Over fuel rich VIN: 1B7GL22X81
PROPS and many thanks for all the suggestions! A group of you thought along te ame lines... Albert, CA Kent, FLA Martin, WISC. Martin, MICH. AARON,WISC. ANd although I have never seen this condition so severe that a vehicle would nto start, plugged exhaust w...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KF23602
Thanks to everyone who took the time to help me out. A special Thanks to Andy who got me to wire up the injector & lift pump. This seems to have done the trick, telling me that I need an ECM. I haven't bought one yet but wanted to be sure that this was indeed ...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Power Steering Pump VIN: 3D7LU38CX3
I replaced the pump and checked over the system. I found that the booster was applying back pressure into the pump. It was causing the impeller to break off the shaft so it would free spin in the pump and not apply enough pressure.
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