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1998 Chrysler voyager 2.4L lockup VIN: 2P4FP25B5W
lockup stays on even with the lockup switch disconnected
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 4C3AG52H31
Car came in with no idle found iac motor frozen, replace iac the idle would stay at 2500 rpm. Performed diagnostics bad ecu due to price restraint by customer got known good used one would not start p1610 set programmed key but ecu would not see it any ideas o... Trouble codes: P1610 (Immobilizor)
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z9X
I have a good customer that has this Dodge truck. Going back to last winter he had been complaining of roughness at highway speeds. I remember driving it and it felt like wheel balance. The tires were borderline so he bought new tires and had them balanced. Th...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13ZX1
Truck towed in no start,Checked for spark none at any plugs or at coil. Had code for Cam and Crank out of sink no other codes. Scan computer and all checks fine also can fire coil with scanner. When truck is cranked noid at injector blinks.Has new Crank sensor...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X01
Well, I'm hoping for some good advice here. I'm working on a 2001 dodge dakota 3.9 with a customer complaint of "intermittent no power" and "rough idle". I took the vehicle for a ride and felt the concern. I scanned the vehicle and found no history codes, but ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0300
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HS48N93
R & R heads, now this 4.7 durango wont start. It is not getting pulse to coils or injectors. Cam & crank signals look good. Shows RPM on Snap On Verdict, while cranking. It says cam & crank are in sync. 2 different times it sounded like the engine wanted to st... Trouble codes: P0700
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Brights, wipers VIN: 2D4GP44L75
Originally this thing came in with turn signal and wiper inop. The left turn signal stayed on as long as the key was on. You could switch it to right and still same thing. I replaced with a new chry. multifunction switch, no better. I checked all the wires fro...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Jeep with lots of problems pls help!! VIN: 1J4GW58S1Y
This vehicle was towed in. Customer states that vehicle quit working on him. The battery went bad (probably shorted inside partially), so we replaced the battery, and problem remained. The sentry key light on cluster is on solid when the vehicle is cranked, wi...

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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L monitors VIN: 1B7GL2AX01
I took Daniels advice and had the customer go on a nice long trip on the highway. When he got back the cat monitor had passed but the evap monitor still had not. The heat may be the reason for this as some stated but since the truck will pass with only one m...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP54L52
I got lots of suggestions to check the purge solenoid again closely, so I checked it six or seven more times and again it worked flawlessly. Some one said that I should replace the plastic clips on the big hoses, but I already did that because most were brittl... Trouble codes: P0442, P0456.
2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Compressor? VIN: AB3AG52403
After replacing the HVAC Control Head, to no avail on fixing the problem, the only other thing I could have done(tried) is to replace the PCM which the customer decidede not to go for after already spending approx. $1500. They were very good sports about the w...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18D04
Well, the truck is fixed after trying to program 2 new dealer PCMs as per the TSB it still would not start. The problem was the Dash and PCM did not communicate. The original part # was [...] I looked on my DVD and the o... Trouble codes: P2308 (Cyl.3 coil), P2320 (Cyl. 7 coil), P2323 (Cyl. 8 coil).
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L engine VIN: 3D7KS28C65
Well, I guess that the Alldata procedure does not work if the customer ran it completely dry. I followed Mikes advice and cracked all 6 injectors at the same time and cranked it over. I got fuel out off all but #4, so I tightened the other 5 down and continue...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ78SXW
recieved 15 replies on this.some covering asd relay problems,ecm issues,bad coils/crank sensors.shorted wires behind valve cover.(which had been addressed by another shop).I had replaced crank sensor and still had stalling problem.while watching scan data i no... Trouble codes: P0351.
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 1J4HR58NX6
the problem ended up being a loose pin in the c1 connector on the fcm side,installed a new forward control module, thanks to kay from florida's tip found the loose pin.
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