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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Key/fob VIN: 2C8GF68434
Owner states she put key into door to unlock and the key started smoking...Then she put her 2nd key into door and it started smoking! Both keys are burnt up inside...Have you ever seen this? Only codes I have are for invalid key right now. This is the kind of ...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L 3-4 Chuggle VIN: 2C3JA53G15
The customer has a chuggle at about 55-60 kms driving the car. The chuggle is quite noticable yet no other issues shifting. And it only happens on the upshift. I scanned the vehicle and found no transmission relative codes. Found some secondary and coil issues...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L start & dies VIN: 2C3HH46F5V
Customer drove for several days before start and die symptom occurred. No codes in pcm when towed in. Check fuel pressure tested ok 42 psi koeo. Tested spark pesent till engine stops turning. Injector pulse signal cuts out after 3-5 seconds. Head lights start ...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Disc, Pres Plate, flywheel? VIN: 1B7MF3369W
The owner still says that the problem exists, clutch chatters or grabs when engine warm pulling loaded trailer from stop. Vehicle works fine when cold, pulling same load from stop. It seems the problem is only evident when warm. Could the problem be in the re...

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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EL 3.8L Abs VIN: 2C4GP74LO2
Ok this ones fixed. Chalk another one up for IATN. The ABS module has to be initialized. The only way I found to do this was with the DRB III. It was simply a matter of selecting initialize no other info was needed. I think it just tells the module to look at ...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7FL26X3W
Mike and Mark were right on, the CKP was losing signal. I replace the CKP and the vehicle runs perfectly. Sam actually helped me fix another vehicle. SAM THANK YOU. I had a Honda CRV that when cold it would not run, when warm it would run perfect. In the cold ... Trouble codes: P0320 (Intermittent loss of CMP/CKP), P0123 (TPS Voltage higher than max limit), P0320 (Intermittent loss of CMP/CKP).
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L All theHead lights turn on, fuel pump fuses blows VIN: 2B4GP44RX1
Thanks to all the IATN members for the great help. James from Manitoba hit the nail. I tried to solve the issue with Battery over charging issue. First I disconnected all the wires and harness from the alternator and did not find any power draw at the battery...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N94
Thanks for the replies to this post. I ended up replacing the TPS a couple of weeks ago, and called the customer yesterday to check the status. He reported no more dying or MIL, so I think it's a done deal. I never caught a TPS glitch on my Vantage, but no dou... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0068 (MAP Sensor/TP Sensor Correlation).
2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X56
well as most of you said use oem from dealer. i installed one road tested. no more problem. thanks every one and mark paji. Trouble codes: P0344, P0302.
2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3LC56K68
thanks for those that offerd the help, we found the car had a bad ecm, had dealer install new one and the car has run great for a week now.
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Spare VIN: 1J8HDA8M15
Hi Thanks for all the replies. We haven't been able to fix this fault as customer did not bring vehicle back for us to fix ! Make you want to charge a deposit! Thanks again
2007 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1J8FT47W27
By the time the car came back to me The check engine light was off the car cleared itself and there was no problem. prior to that we change the crankshaft sensor. I'm assuming the crankshaft sensor repair the problem. THANK you everybody for your help. Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire).
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