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2008 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L convertible top failure VIN: 1C3LC45K98
Hello guys, have a strange one here. About a month ago this Sebring came in with a conv't top intermittently working. It had a code in the ECU for the power top that indicated an internal failure, so I replaced the ECU. Everything worked fine for about a month...
2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser LX 2.4L no crank VIN: 3A8FY48909
remove engine and trans to replace engine and trans mounts road test vehicle and verify repair. customer took vehicle customer call back after 3days concerning engine wont start he have to wait for few minutes before vehicle start request customer to bring veh...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No movement when warm VIN: 3B7HF13ZXT
I replaced the converter, front pump and associated seals. during repair I noted that it seemed like the torque converter didnt want to seat into the flex plate completely, possibly the paint on it causing interfearance, using screw driver on ring gear I was a...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Knocking VIN: 3D7MU48C03
This Dodge Cummins has a knock at idle that the driver says has gotten worse over the last few days. It only happens once the engine is fully warmed up and only at idle. Taking the engine even just off idle makes it almost completely disappear. It sounds like ...
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L engine VIN: 1B3ES56C33
Vehicle has a cylinder #1 misfire up to 2000 RPM then no misfire. Excellent fuel pressure, new coil pack, new wires/plugs, good compression all cylinders. I ran an injection clean through the system but didn't help. You can hear the injectors firing with the s...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD56GX4
Car came in with codes and poor idle quality. Replaced spark plugs, no change. Unplugged Cyl. 1,3,5 coils each individually and very little difference in rpm. Checked for bank power to the coils, and its ok. Checked for signal to coils, ok. Removed o2 sensor n... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 B1S1 Circuit high voltage), P0306 (Random/Multiple Misfire)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L head VIN: 1J4GW48S54
jeep techs i need imformation on pulling head on 4.0 what to look out for and any special tools. best way to deal with intake,leave it in vehicle or pull with head,are push rods all same length?CAN U REUSE HEAD BOLTS?any technical imformation would be apprecia...
2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L Check Engine Light VIN: 1J4GB39117
Vehicle came into the shop for motor replacement. It was damaged when it was run low on oil. We replaced the engine with a re-manufactured longblock assembly. Once it was reinstalled and the vehicle was started the oil pressure light, and the check engine lig...
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L Surge, backfire VIN: 1J4GA59178
Ok, this customer had the Jeep shipped from Hawaii. Once in Louisianna cust pick up from shipping company and drove across street and filled tank. Cust noticed a misfire or slight backfire on acceleration above 60 mph. I did experience the complaint (or concer...

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.9L guages buss VIN: 1B7HF13Z91
Well the truck is still at our shop and is NOT fixed. We replaced the ignition coil because that was suggested by the tech line. They said the coil can short out and ruin the PCM as soon as you plug it in. That didn't help. We have also heard of a lot of probl...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.3L Lights, radio, VIN: 2B8GP44302
Replaced PCM, fixed the issue. My guess is when the alternator went out it damaged the voltage reg. inside the PCM. Expensive but confirmed fix.
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