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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45H7X
We got this car from another shop. They installed used engine, duralast distributor & used would not ground at pin 31. We got the customer to bring us the original pcm & got the car to crank but no start, no spark & only 1 injector pulse w...
2002 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L Hard start VIN: 1C4GJ25322
Concern is a hard start cold. After sitting over night this van does not want to start and once it does it runs rough like it is flooded for a few seconds. Tune up has been done in the last 40,000. Pulled a couple plugs and they look good. Wires test good. Fue...
1992 Dodge Dakota LE 5.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7GG23Y6N
The owner states he got in one morning drove to work truck was holding 1 long then slaming second gear sometimes chirping tires. the rest of the shift pattern was normal. He drove it like this 2 days to work then it started slipping in second unless you take y...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L blend door VIN: 2B3HD46R0Y
This car is working the A/C very erratic. It came in with two blend door codes, feedback and stall. After replacing BCM with dealer part it sets 4 codes for multiple doors in a calibration test. With the scanner it shows 2 codes sometimes, 4 other times. Clear...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7KF2327Y
here is a brain stumper.. this vehicle came in after another shop put an engine in but this condition still exists. The engine refuses to reach operating temp causing no heat in the cab. thermostat and radiator was changed by other shop. we changed the thermos...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L voltage gauge VIN: 1B4HS28NFY
Just looked at this one. The charging system seems fine. There are no driveabilty problems. The voltage gauge on the dash is laying at 9 volts or lower. Whatever it stops at. The Check gauge lamp is lit and the MIL is lit with a P1682 code for low charging vol...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Heater VIN: 1G4HS28N21
Cannot get any 'hot air' out of 'rear' vents, blower blows cold air, cannot find any info on mitchell to show heater assembly and would like some advice before delving in please. Hot air great on front vents..
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7LU38C64
customer called thinking someone contaminated his fuel. wanted to know how best to drain tank.after talking with customer found step son put off road fuel in truck that he got from someones home oil tank. seems somebody put off road diesel in oil tank and step...
2005 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C25
this dodge neon came in this moning for running rough . well the spark plug's and coil pack where replaced and car given back to customer. this afternoon she came back with the check engine lite on. this was handed to me at 4:05 pm got out my solos pro and got... Trouble codes: P0201, P0301
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.5L Starting VIN: WD0PE74637
The customer states that after driving for a while he will stop and then the engine won't start. I finally got it to do it this morning. What happens is you turn the key to the start position and there is no sound at all. Let go of the key and it turns over ha...
2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.4L Blower Motor VIN: 1B3LC56K48
Hey Everyone, This one is an odd one. The blower motor will work fine sitting still and under slow acceleration. As soon as you give it anything more that 1/4 throttle the blower motor will cut out or slow down. It has steady voltage on the power side but whe...
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Pads and rotors VIN: 2D8HN44E89
We work on a fleet of 2009 and 2010 Caravans and brake wear is really bad on these vehicles. The subject van was in for 4 wheel brakes and 1 front rotor about 12,000 miles ago and it's back with the front brakes metal to metal on one side and worn out on the o...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1JF4FF58SX
The engine idles at 2800 RPM. Found no vacuum leaks. When I perform the idle relearn, the idle drops to 1200 rpm, but slowly increases. IAC actuator works; the plunger moves in and out. We removed the IAC and observed the plunger movement when scanner performe...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater motor VIN: 1J4GX58NX2
I have a 02 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, came to shop and the heater blower will not work on any speed, I have checked fuses and unhooked blower motor wires and put on a new blower motor, still nothing, both wires at blower motor have voltage on them. Any idea...
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L ASD relay, no crank
Car towed in, no start, no crank. ASD relay cycling rapidly with ign on. I tested the battery, ok. Bttery terminals tight. Hooked up battery charger to 40A. vehicle starts and runs. I turn charger off car still runs. unhook charger cables, car dies. ASD relay ...

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2007 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L defrosting windows VIN: G67H812487
Well, I replaced the hvac recirc door and actuator(how it comes from chrysler) and took the car outside, left it overnight, and tried defrosting the windows in the morning, and they cleared right away, no more fogging up anymore. Thanks for the replies guys, ...
2002 Dodge Dakota SXT 5.9L spark VIN: 1BZGL32Z22
so after reviewing all of the information that all of you supplied me ive come to the conclusion that the pcm and coil are in need of replacement. had good waveforms from both crank and cam pickup power to one wire on coil while cranking but no signal from pcm...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Parking lights VIN: 3D7KU23869
Replaced the power distribution center.. Works great.. Thanks for all your help
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L strut/bushings VIN: 1D7HU18216
Replaced both upper strut mounts. Noise gone. Used NAPA mounts.
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