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|2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Trans in fail safe VIN: 3A8FY68836
Vehicle was originally brought in for a check engine light. When the vehicle arrived the check engine light was illuminated. Customer was complaining that the vehicle had no power. Once the vehicle was turned off and then restarted the car may have operated co... Trouble codes: P0700 (Transmission Control System), P0218 (Transmission High Operation Temperature Operation Activated), P0882 (TCM Power Input Low)
|1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Tcm VIN: 1B3EJ46XXV
Well got this car in today and it has no speedo and the range indicator is inop. Tryed to scan for codes but all i get is no communication. have tried the normal things like disconnecting the range sensor,verify ccd bus shorts and opens. i have discon speed se...
|2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3D7KS28C95
Truck surges at idle, and ONLY at idle. Once above idle all is smooth. Fuel Rail Set Pressure (Commanded high pressure fuel) surges up and down almost 1000psi (about 7000 psi +/- 500 psi) at idle only. Tried a known good FCA (CP3/high pressure regulator) and...
|2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L lifter? piston? VIN: 2D8GP44L16
Customer took about a 100 mile trip and engine started knocking. They check the oil and it did not register on the dip stick. They then added oil, came home and then came in to see me. It sounded more like a lifter or piston slap than a rod bearing. They cha...
|1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L starts & dies out VIN: 1P4GP44G2W
Engine starts & emidiatly shuts down 2-3 times & then goes into a no crank condition,,, however it may sit a hour or 2 then come back it starts & runs fine ??? no scan codes present for amy systems. need some advise please
Fixes & Summaries for Chrysler
|2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L power seats and pedal controls VIN: 2C8GF68494
After receiving information on this complaint appears most likely cause is a faulty control module. Research on this through several forums indicates the same results. At this time customer does not want to pursuit repair. Thanks for responses received.
|2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Missing VIN: ZCBGP54L85
Thanks for all the replys I pulled the heads dident see any issues with the valves or guides. Turns out the camshaft is coming apart. Lots of pitting on lobes and rollers of lifters. I advised on engine replacement so thats the next step. Another one for the b...
|1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L wipers
Thanks for all your help. Checked all ground at fender, steering column and so forth. All checked well. Went back to the CTM. What was odd was that the input voltage checked between .5v to 1.0v. Then would intermittenly go to zero. This was driving me cr...
|2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Cooling VIN: 1D4HB58D15
This fix was a fluke I disconnected the high pressure switch (to look for corrosion) and reconnected it and the condensor fan started working properly! Thanks to all who replied and Thank you to Larry Goudge for his sage advise.
|2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L compressor/H-block VIN: 1B3EL46X36
The Stratus is now cooling to 41 degres consistantly with pressure around 30 low and 210 high. Thank you for all the responses. One area I was not so clear on was that freezing at the evap was not an option as this thing would pull low side to nothing in les...