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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Engine Cooling
This 300M is overheating ONLY if the following is true: 1) Driving on the highway 2) Air Conditioning on 3) Outside temp above 90 degrees Once it starts overheating on the highway, it will not cool back down until you shut it off. The gauge will slowly go up ...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G41
We have this Chrysler that originaly came in with a misfire and smoking out of the tailpipe. Upon checking we found that the misfire was isolated to cylinder #1. The plug was obviously fuel fouled but okay otherwise. We found that the computer was constantly g... Trouble codes: P0201 (Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected)
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C8GF68444
Car was at two dealships and two transmission shops shift solenoids were replaced new fluid and filter all connections cleaned new relays customers has about $1,000 invested with no fix sometimes light comes on right at start up then will go weeks without. Pos...
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Clutch VIN: 4B3AG52H71
We are trying to remove the clutch from the engine. This is a "pull out" style clutch. All Data and Mitchell say to pry between throwout bearing and sping plate to release. Can see how the concept works looking at the replacement parts. But we are having no lu...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Surge, Runaway VIN: 1D7KS28C76
This truck has an odd problem when engaging any gear. The RPM and fuel rail pressure will ramp up from about 7000 psi to around 11,000 psi and you have to stand firm on the brake pedal to keep it from launching. Driving down the road seems fairly normal except...
2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3LA443H1
Vehicle runs rough after heat soak or after extended idle. May take up to two hours of idle at 90 degrees ambient. All coils have been changed.plugs new-oe.grounds have been checked and cleaned. Have not pulled manifold to inspect wiring to mds solenoids. Prob... Trouble codes: P3401 (Mds SOL 1 CIRCUIT), P3425 (Mds sol 4 circui), P3441 (Mds sol 6 circuit), P3449 (Mds sol 7 circuit)
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L shift VIN: 1J4GZ5858P
Transmission shifts late. I believe it only shifts when it hits the rev limiter because it will only shift between 4500-5000rpm. When it shifts like this it will stay in third gear and never go to 4th, and downshifts at around 63mph. then you have to get up to...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78S4P
We just put a borg warner coil in monday and tuned the vehicle up. Test drove 50 miles. Gave it to the customer yesterday. He drove it approx 75 miles and it died again today. Good power and trigger to the coil but no fire output. We have updated the coil and ...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
Hi all. This one has me confused. Vehicle came in with a hard/no start when hot, we also found that the car misses and runs bad when hot. After checking the vehicle out we replaced the coil assy. and the cam synchronizer, but the problem is still there. When c... Trouble codes: P0351 (Coil 1 Primary Problem), P0352 (Coil 2 Primary Problem), P0353 (Coil 3 Primary Problem), P1391 (Cam or Crank sensor intermittant)
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L no compressor operation VIN: K64W175434
customer wanted a a/c recharge.we found the condenser leaking and changed it.recharged the system and found the compressor was not engaging.inspected for power (pin 30&pin 86)to the relay is ok.jumped power to the compressor and it ran.the pcm relay control si...

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP45RX5
Thanks for the advice from all! The flex plate was broken. Once I removed it from the car and wiped off the rust dust it was still almost unnoticable that it was cracked. but a slight tap with a hammer and the whole center fell out. CAM/CRANK diff went from 14... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/Crank timing out of sync).
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L ac temperature VIN: 3D7KU28C24
Thanks for the help. i replaced the receiver dryer today and it has fixed the pressure problems. the passenger side cycles at 45 to 60 degrees now. not as cold as the driver vents (42 to 45 degrees) but consistent.
2008 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Sunroof VIN: 1D8HB48NX8
We talked to one dealer who said there were no available parts to reseal the sunroof. After market said not too. Finally I called the big City Dodge dealer. Guess what. They have a new glass with sal available. So we installed it. It is fixed.
2004 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L compressor clutch VIN: 1J4GK58K34
thanks techs this one is fixed replaced high pressure transducer signal to pcm is now in operating range ac compressor clutch is engaging and system operating with in specs we now have a cool cabin and a happy customer thanks again friends
1991 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4P3CS44U9M
Hey guys, thanks for the help. The customer decided not to pursuit the surging idle problem and was more concerned about the car stalling and leaving him stranded. I drove it for a few days and could not duplicate the stalling problem. I returned the car to th... Trouble codes: 44 (Ignition coil curcuit).
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