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1993 Dodge W250 5.9L Speedometer VIN: 1B7KM26C4P
Hi fellas, I need a senior techs. opinion on this old truck. This thing is about to leave me bald from scratching my head. The complaint is speedo inop so I start with the basics and do a visual inspection of all parts and wires. I found no obvious problems ev...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L output speed sensor VIN: 3B7HF13Z9Y
need help on this truck. will set code po720 if driven far enough and then starts shifting weird. we can see data from output speed sensor int. going crazy. will jump to 5000 rpm and will jump to 0 rpm int. or anywhere in between. it will not act up when runni...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 6.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D3MX48A57
customer has complaint that this truck has a stumble on accel. it had p1011 and p000f in to begin with and later on set code p0087 during my road test. when under hard accel the fuel pressure falls from set point pressure by about 8000 psi. it will get to 2500... Trouble codes: P1011, P000F, P0087
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 1D8HN44EX9
Van towed in for no crank no start.tested batt weak and cable end broken,repaired and still nos start.perform batt reset,still no start.this van has a fobic and a wireless ignition node (win)only have one fobic to work with at this point.notice when insert key...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
Vehicle hard to start, sometimes w/half way acc. Pedal start fine, if let go the acc. Pedal start missing, making noise by timig chain and dies. Codes start appearing, not sure if the ecm is causing this. There are power and ground. Please help. Trouble codes: P0351, P0352

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1991 Dodge Dynasty LS 3.3L Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3XC56R6M
Most replies had to do with cylinder leakage and possible head gaskets. Cylinder leak down was checked with valve train intact and with push rods removed. there was no change. Camshaft lobe lift was mentioned, but that had already been checked and re-check...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Pcm VIN: 2B8GT44L41
After replacing the computer again I got 8 volts to my cam and crank and good grounds. It was sputtering through the intake then so i check the timing and the chain was wore out and it was several teeth off. Put a timing chain kit in it and it fired right up a...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D7HU16N22
Thank you all for the help and encouragement with this solved problem. You can pick your own cliche for this: "Hindsight is always 20/20”, “Sometimes can't see the forest through the trees”, “K.I.S.S.” are just some good ones. It's impossible to be perfectly o...
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1D4GP45R95
Thank you all for your replies.I bit the bullet and had our mobile programer come down and program this mini van. I also replaced the new champion plugs with the ones the TSB recomended. They turned out to be NGK. Misfire went away ran all the monitors but the...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L transfer case shift motor VIN: 3D7KS28C06
Thanks for the 2-replies. This ended up being a wiring problem in the 5v ckt as mentioned in other posts, it had to do with the ac transducer ckt. But this short was found in a different location. 2-main plug-ins above the oil dip stick tube have harness "f...
2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7L Starting VIN: 1D8GT28K27
Thanks to all the problem was a rusted ground on the engine. Cleaned ground and vehicle was back and running.
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2D8HN44H08
This one is fixed. The alternator field control wire was being pulled to ground somewhere in the harness. I was able to see this with a scope. Ran a new wire. Problem gone. Thanks everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P0339 (p1128-), P1128 (p0300-), P0300.
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