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1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1C3HH46T9R
Came in with intermittent missfire at about 50 mph. Will shake car (noticeable). On our chassis dyno with mag rpm pickup it will graph a dip of 50 rpm each time. With vantage on any plug wire it shows a drop of voltage. Backprobe cam sensor-shows no problem. c...
1997 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Surge VIN: 2B3HD56F4V
Hey Gang, under light throttle, in any gear, at speeds from 15 to 25 MPH or so, the engine surges until you decel or press down further on accelerator. When problem happens, I can see the tach vary from about 900 to 1100 RPM, it also shows on scanner ( I als...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Compressor
A/c blows cold 42 degrees but only when brake pedal is applied.compressor engages only when brake pedal is pushed.charged system 2 weeks ago and was functioning properly.but now this new issue has come forward.did not see where brake switch could be connected ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L extended crank hot VIN: 3B7KF23681
this vehicle was brought in beacause when is cold it starts right up, but after it gets hot after 160 degrees , if you shut off it will take a long cranking time... around 15 sec then it will start fine and run fine , it does not show any codes ,i check the co...
2008 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Timing belt VIN: 2B3LK33G38
This is our 1st 3.5L timing belt job, Alldata says to remove valve covers and loosen rockers, is this necessary?? Just looking for any tips on this job, thanks in advance, Mark.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Serp Belt VIN: 1J4FF48S5Y
This is the girl freinds jeep. i cant stop the serp belt from squeaking. I have tried a dayco and a good year gator back. I can make it stop for a day or two. My feeling is the pullys are worn. has any one seen this ?

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine VIN: 3C8FY4BBX1
Thanks for all the replies everybody sent regarding this problem. Everything pointed to a cam / crank timing issue - but last diagnosis / results were the fact that compression was at 90-100 psi, and it just was not enough to make this engine run..
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L gear position sensor/switch VIN: 2C8GF68434
Thanx for all the good advice. The sensor seal holding tight in the case was the worry part, but wiggling it down with care was all it took, thanx again to all who replied. George
2004 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2C3HH56G34
used ecu off to the dealer for reprogram all is good Thanks for all the help
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Steering VIN: 3B7KF266XW
Hey guys, thanks for all the responses.After 3 trips to the alignment shop, the truck is 80% better than before. Can't sell my boss on the frame braces, so it's still a little squirrely. Thanks again guys!!
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Low Power VIN: 3D7LX38C96
Thanks for all who replied. I ended up checking exhaust backpressure, catalytic converter was plugged. Replaced & problem solved. Thanks again Trouble codes: P1753 (Transmission Throttle valvle performance).
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L lifter? piston? VIN: 2D8GP44L16
Obviously, the only way to know for sure where the noise is coming from is take the engine apart which is what we are going to do after trying the chemicals for about 500 miles if the noise is still there. It is actually getting quieter the more they drive it....
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