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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Stall, Security light on VIN: 3C3EL55H6W
This car came to me with the customer changing the starter and ECU. The ECU part numbers are the same. The car starts but will not stay running. The security light in the instrument panel stays on. I'm thinking the security system needs to be reprogrammed like...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Driveability VIN: 3C4FY48B84
Intermittently @ start up = long crank (20 sec +)... once started vehicle runs rough for 5-10 seconds than clears up. Scoped cam and crank signals during cranking and startup - good. Installed fuel guage and let sit overnight to check fuel pressure drop for le...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L Compression VIN: 1B7HC16X6W
Truck came in with P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305 and P0306. After scoping ingition system found several ignition issues. So performed a visual inspection and found orignal ingition cables, cap and rotor were well worn and plug in cylinder # 2 had cracked off half...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7MF3361W
Hey Cummins specialists: 98 24 valve VIN 6 missing on cylinder #6 (verified with heat gun on exhaust manifold and with Snap-On scan tool) no change when #4 in firing order ("injector #6) is canceled. Verified and adjusted valve clearance, swapped #6 & #5 fuel ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23C12
Hi Guys This one is a head scratcher. The cust brought in this p/u with a complaint of the "ses" light on and a rough idle at times more cold than hot and sometimes under load. He said it felt like a miss. He said that just over a year ago he had a back-yarder... Trouble codes: P1690, P0216
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7MS48C35
Good morning to all, I need some input from those who have more experience with chrysler products. I was a GM diesel tech... I have an 05 Ram 3500 cummins that came in on the hook. Crank/no start. I have no communication with the ecm. Power and ground at the D...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18217
Customer stated he was driving his truck when an alarm sounded. He looked at the dash and there was a message "check gauges" and then the engine stalled without restarting. We towed it into the shop. Plenty of crank and no start. Fuel pump does not run. Ther...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Fuse?
Good customer came in , says no dash lites. Checked fuse panel under hood - no dash lite fuse. looked under dash and couldn't find any fuses. Owners manual says that there is a 5 amp fuse for the dash lites but does not say where the fuse is. I checked the hea...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L oil gauge VIN: 1J4GW48S11
The oil gauge on the instrument cluster drops to 0 psi after vehicle warms up,the gauge reads normal until the vehicle is shut off for afew minutes, then restarting the Vehicle. The oil gauge will rise to normal operation, then gradually drop off to 0 psi whic...
2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L compressor VIN: 1J8FT28W58
I have a headache from this jeep. I need some help on what I need to do next. This vehicle has been looked at by many mechanics. The A/C compressor wont kick on. Right now the low side has 75 psi high side 110. Defenitly enough to kick on. When I press the a/c...

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1992 Dodge B350 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z6N
I want to thank everyone for your help. The problem wha in the ign switch wire connecter the wirs were burnt and rusted, but i also had to put a coil on it to finish the fix the coil would work sometimes. thank youall for your help.
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L PCI Bus communication VIN: 1D4GP25R43
I'd like to thank everyone for their replies especially Roger from alberta.I rechecked all powers and grounds per mitchell and they were good with tcm disconnected.I plugged tcm connector bak in and rechecked backprobing and found the b+ wire was droping to .6...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
Well Group, Many suggested that there could be a boost leak in the intercooler piping, that was not the case with this vehicle. I have found that these vehicles are very hard to get information on, such as PID values. As of now I know that the turbo is working...
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L timing VIN: 2D4FV47T56
Hello, first sorry it took soo long to close this help request. I want to tank all that took the time to answer my call fall help, firt the gentlement that suggested to check the secondary timing chain hit it right on the head ( sorry forgot your name, but ...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3KA43G26
Thank you to all that replied, unable to continue testing due to snap on scanner not equipped to monitor communiction between modules. Refered car to dealer that has correct equipment for testing. Again thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0710, U0100, P0700.
2009 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Good morning to you all.I have fixed this truck.yesterday morning i went in determine to investigate why i would lose ignition coil driver from pcm.This model year uses a coil for 2 cylinders.a waste spark system.i used my amp clamp probe to check current on c... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P2096 (downstream fuel trim lean bnk 1), P2098 (downstream fuel trim lean bnk 2), P2305 (ignition coil 2).
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48K14
This one is fixed 100%, Bottom line is its needed a PCM, The pCm was not sending the voltage to the heater, it is that simple. I believe the PCm failed due to BAD rear 02 sensor, WORD TO THE WISE! the trouble tree tells you to OHM the sensors and this one pass... Trouble codes: P0138, P0141.
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