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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Bleeding VIN: 1C4GP64L7V
Hello and thank you in advance for your help. This van came in with rusted brake lines at the in side of the ABS unit. I made 2 lines from the master to the ABS. Did manual bleeding following the proper sequence. I used my Gensis scan tool to activate the in a...
1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3EJ46X9T
I have this 96 Stratus that has a rough idle. There are no DTC's and once off idle runs fine. I started with the basics. Long term idle trim is -17 to -20% but once you get off idle into a part load the fuel trims straighten out. I have 13 in. of vacuum at idl...
1997 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P4GP44R0V
This regular customer of ours brings his caravan in today stating about once a week, he will go to start his van and it will start and stall after about 1 or two seconds. He will sit in it for up to 15 minutes trying to start it by cycling the key and repeatin... Trouble codes: P1695 (No body ccd messages), 36 (Unable to transmit bus msgs abs unit)
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28CO4
Customer is owner of another shop and he came in asking for help diagnosing his truck. Intermittently doesnt start. lift pump is FASS aftermarket and has 20 lbs pressure but truck under cranking does not produce the required 4500 psi to start. Checked injector...
1987 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L brake system VIN: 2BCCV8142H
Cannot get a brake pedal. From factory vehicle had disk/drum setup. Customer replaced rear brake drums with calipers from a ford explorer and left the original master cylinder and proportioning valve in vehicle. Vehicle had good brake pedal drove car prior. Cu...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S51
This jeep has a CEL on and runs great. The DRB will not communicate with any module. There is no message on the odometer of no bus. When I try going into the module scan it comes up no modules on the bus. The bus voltage is fluctuating from .5v up to 1.6 and b...

Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z0X
After consulting with the customer again, he said he has an oil consumption problem. This triggered an idea about the numerous replies about the intake manifold belly pan. Even though I could not diagnose a leaking belly pan gasket with the pressure differen... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshold).
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z12
Thank you everyone, you all helped me in this minstrocity.The pcm was the problem the whole time. Even after three replacements from a reputable company they were unable to help this one. NPC in Texas is my new supplier for all pcms.Thanks again every one. Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control system malfunction).
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Stall VIN: 2D4GP44L03
thank you for all the help ended up cleaning the iac port and replacing the iac have not heard back from cust. thanks again
2004 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL36T44
well we used a bosch sensor all 4 sensors were the same part #,we originally replace bank 1 sensor 1,we ended up installing the original back into its original place and putting the new o2 in bank 1 sensor 2 place. and within 10 minites of the cat drive cycle ... Trouble codes: P1195.
2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA443R6
The fix to correct the P0016 resetting condition was correcting the basic cam timing. Somehow during the installation the crank sprocket became off by one tooth. Resetting the chain corrected the problem. Thanks for all the suggestions. Mike Tonelli Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank correlation).
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