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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1C3EJ56H2W
this is a used car lot car that i inherited from another shop upon arriving the car will all but die when you try to accel. if you accel lightly all is fine and once you accel and do not allowcar to idle it will perform properly, but once it idles for a second...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C4GP54G7X
Customer came in with the complaint that the van would stall going to work in the morning (cold mornings). I dont have any codes. The van would start right back up if you cycled the key. I got on iatn and read what other people have done. I unpluged the a/c pr...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L left siding door VIN: 2C4GP54L91
I have tried just about everything on this one. switched motors side to side no luck. put in a new pawl switch and also check the track wire in vehical and out. have power going to harness and was checking ground and found high resistance, checking at the conn...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Timing Belt VIN: 3A4FY48B46
Need some advice from someone who has done this before. Have done a lot of timing belts but this is the first PT Cruiser we have done. Read all the service information and started job. Cannot get right side engine mounting bracket out of engine compartment. Tr...
1996 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: FJ74JW38D6
tis guy is a good customer and i dont know how to help him here his dakota is a 4wd 3.9 auto now this thing is ment shape and he takes a one care of it but he has to drive it now more then he use to and it is only geting 13 to 15 mpg on a full tank we have don...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Master Cylinder VIN: WD8PD11436
Vehicle came in with a sinking brake pedal. Inspected brakes and fluid level was fine. Replaced the master cylinder and bled at the cylinder. Pedal is hard and does not sink with the engine off and vacuum bled off. Start the engine and pedal starts out ok unti...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6T
Any help would be appriciated, i got a 96 jeep that has a intermitten stall with codes p1388 and p0351. On the first computer i adjusted the screws on pcm and worked for awhile then started stalling, replaced pcm and worked for sometime. Costumer came back wit... Trouble codes: P1388 (Auto shutdown relay control circuit), P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary circuit)
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ78SXT
Intermittently the upstream O2 sensor shows a full rich condition and the post cat sensor follows suit, Checked the following with scanner and fuel pressure gauge attached, Map sensor OK, Fuel pressure OK, Coolant temp OK, No obvious vacuum leaks or exhaust le... Trouble codes: P0420
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
We have a Jeep Grand Cherokee that all of the sudden is setting o2 codes. Codes P0031, P0051, P0136. Clear the codes and they immediately reset. Vehicle runs perfect all the time. I found a TSB that addresses this problem calls for a reflash of the PCM. Recomm... Trouble codes: P0031 (o2), P0051 (o2), P0136 (o2)

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2008 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 2C3LA43R28
Tried turning wheel back and forth several time and code still came back after test driving for a while. Customer wanted to try the dealer first. Thanks to all who responded.
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L overdrive VIN: 1B7KF26D2B
let me start by saying thank you to everybody, truck is fixed we have working od again! I know how important making sure wireing and connections are correct and i chalk this up to 2 mechanics getting burnt out working on a piece of dodge every night for a coup...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG2AN9Y
Well we did an injector clean/flush. Had customer fill tank and reset trip meter. Haven't heard from yet, so we'l see what happens. Trouble codes: P0455.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HU18Z72
First of all we want to thank each of you for all your help and information. We installed a PCM and this took care of the rest of our problems. Again thank you we really appreciate your help and input.
2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L extended crank VIN: 1J4FA49SX3
Sorry it took so long, replaced crank position sensor, (it looked suspicious on scope), no change. pulled injectors out of intake and watched for leakage- no leakage t that time. Had to get vehicle back to customer because of inclement weather and have not got...
2006 Jeep Commander 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J8HG48N36
Wow. You guys fixed it without even looking at it. The transmission fluid was a bit low. That's all. I was checking sensors, looking at live data...Thank you for your help. I never considered low fluid, since most transmissions that I have worked on tend ...
2008 Jeep Patriot Limited 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J8FT28W18
thanks to everyone who replied. after flashing the latest updates in the pcm and trans controllers and replacing the app sensor because it was the only part that had a somewhat weak signal that i didnt think was that weak but as a last resort replaced it anywa...
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