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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Steering VIN: 2C3HD36J7Y
A customer dropped off a 2000 Chrysler Concorde. When the car is started, intermitantly, a loud popping noise will be heard which coinsides with the steering wheel truning slightly side to side. When you put your hands on the wheel you feel the popping. It goe...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Speedo/Shifts VIN: 2C4GP54L42
Can anyone tell me if the speedometer operation can cause this tranny to go into limp mode.the problem i am chasing is the p0720 code and it seems to set when the speedometer is malfunctioning. Van comes in with a shift concern and p0720 stored in the tcm at s...
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3KA53G56
replaced plugs and let car run for a while thougt everything was ok runs good no light check codes set pending code lean 1 and 2 . checked fuel trims st 0 lt 25 to 28 both banks,decided to pull plenum and replace gasket and egr tube gasket put back reboot comp...
1975 Dodge B300 5.9L pedal VIN: F34BF5V016
After installing new calipers, pads, hoses & bleeding the system, the front wheels were locked. Loosening a master cylinder line released the front brakes, so a new master cylinder was installed. Could not get a pedal afterward. It just went to the floor as if...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JB3XD64B0M
tried to find aldl, not in either location that mitchell or verdict scanner says. cannot read any data. problem is when first taking off cold will fall on its face, surge, and buck for first 1/4 mile then run fine. intermittantly has low idle and will stall. c...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Accessories VIN: 1B7HC16Y0V
Truck from used car dealer. Cruise sets and works for a while. Will not hold speed. Begins to lose speed after very short time. Went from 55 to 40 mph in about a minute - half mile? problem is intermittant. No codes.
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L trans not shifting VIN: 2B4GPB4G0Y
car came in on hook for no start ,,found bad fuel pump got it started after test driving engine light came on and trans started not shifting..hooked up solus scanner found p0750 l-r solenoid problem...i cleared codes but it comes rght back after driving...i tr...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Engine VIN: 1B7HC16X81
when truck is first starts it sounds like a popcorn machine..spits sputters and backfires and it sounds like it has a major vacum leak but all hoses and conections are good after keeping it running for around 10 minutes it runs fine the rest of the day with no...
2009 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Suspension VIN: 2B3KA43T29
This police car (and one other in our fleet) rides like an unloaded 1 ton truck. There is no rattle, clunking, or other noise, it's just a ride quality issue. The dealer can't seem to find any sort of issue with the front end and is insisting that the way the ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0T
Need help with a Jeep. customer brought in for intermitant no start,scanned computer, no codes. drove home one day ran fine, drove the next day, stopped for gas, went to restart, just cranked, noticed no warning lights, no odometer. cycled key, lights and odom...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Dome Light VIN: 1J4GZ5853W
Hello:I have this jeep that has problems with dome light.1st with the vehicle off it sometimes takes 5-7 mins for them to go out.When they are on if you start the vehicle they stay on all the time which i believe is wrong.1 thing i have noticed if i use the re...

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L timing belt VIN: 3C4FY48BX2
Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies, There is no flange on the crank cog and isent suposed to be one. That was one of our first thoughts as well. Crank end play was my first thought. It was ok. as it turns out the aftermkt water pump that was installed before ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L oil light
Thanks to all who replied to my question. After changing the oil to 20/50 the oil light now stays out and there is no knocking or rattles. I suspect the old motor is wearing out but for right now its fine. I may drop the pan and check for sludging next service...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Intake Air Noise VIN: 1J4FF68S2X
We ran Seafoam through the intake to clean the carbon. We thoroughly Cleaned the throttle body and replaced the upstream 02 Sensor. The problem has not occurred since the work was completed. Thanks for all the replies the information was very helpful.
2000 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JFA49S5YP
See the update message, map wire was rubbing on the head bolt stud on the back of the engine and grounding it out. repaired wire and routed wires away from head stud, lots of dealer techs here knew about it, it was barely touching but that was also the sympton... Trouble codes: P1296 (Map volts too low).
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