2004 Dodge Durango-Blower Not Working

This 2004 Dodge Durango came in with the complaint that the blower did not work sometimes. Of course now that it is 95°F the blower hardly worked at all anymore. A burnt terminal at the blower motor resistor …. …. and the blower resistor harness connector is a very common problem on these vehicles. The blower … Continue reading “2004 Dodge Durango-Blower Not Working”

2009 Dodge Journey A/C Not Cold – Strange Pressure Readings

I had an interesting problem vehicle in my shop. It is a 2009 Dodge Journey with the 2.4L engine and an electronically controlled variable displacement compressor. I am working on it after others have failed to repair the system.  No one can tell me how the original compressor failed or why they replaced it so … Continue reading “2009 Dodge Journey A/C Not Cold – Strange Pressure Readings”

2001 Dodge Dakota Hazard-Stop-Turn Signal Lights Not Working

This 2001 Dodge Dakota came in with the complaints that the turn signals, stoplights and hazards lights all quit working. This repair will generally apply to 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Dakota and Durango vehicles. Testing begins with checking fuse 19 in the interior fuse box  and fuse 1 in the power distribution center under … Continue reading “2001 Dodge Dakota Hazard-Stop-Turn Signal Lights Not Working”

2006 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Multiple Electrical Problems

This 2006 Chrysler Sebring came in with several electrical problems but the chief concern was that the alternator was not charging. The customer also stated that the wipers did not work and that the check engine light has been on for a while. Codes P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161 and P0622 were stored. The first four … Continue reading “2006 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Multiple Electrical Problems”

2007 Dodge Durango Turn Signals Erratic

This 2007 Dodge Durango came in with the complaint that sometimes when the left turn signal is applied the right turn signal is the one that lights up. The issue is happening more frequently now. The problem will usually be inside the turn signal combination switch and testing has to be done at the wiring … Continue reading “2007 Dodge Durango Turn Signals Erratic”

2009 Dodge Journey Blower Motor Does Not Work

This 2009 Dodge Journey came in with the complaint that the blower motor does not work. The customer stated that the blower motor and blower resistor had been replaced and the other shop told them it must be an electrical problem. Imagine that! The blower is located under the passenger side of the dash and … Continue reading “2009 Dodge Journey Blower Motor Does Not Work”

2004 Chrysler Pacifica, Door Locks & Interior Lights Do Not Work

This 2004 Chrysler Pacifica came in with the complaint that the power door locks and interior lights do not work unless the ignition is on. I also found that the remote control did not work either. The problem was quite simple in the end but it took a little research to find it.   Chrysler … Continue reading “2004 Chrysler Pacifica, Door Locks & Interior Lights Do Not Work”

2000 Dodge Caravan, Changing The Alternator Brushes.

This 2000 Dodge Caravan with a 2.4 liter engine came in with the complaint that the battery light was coming on. The battery had not gone dead at this time but the customer was concerned. I finally got it to act up long enough to determined it was worn brushes in the alternator. The first … Continue reading “2000 Dodge Caravan, Changing The Alternator Brushes.”

2003 Dodge 2500 Pickup, Blower Not Working

This 2003 Dodge 2500 pickup came in with the complaint that the blower would work sometimes and luckily for me it was not working when it came in. A quick check at the blower motor revealed no power at the two wire connector. After looking at a wiring diagram, I did a quick test of … Continue reading “2003 Dodge 2500 Pickup, Blower Not Working”

1994 Dodge Pickup, No Charge Condition

This 1994 full sized Dodge pickup came in with a complaint of the battery going dead. A quick check showed a no charge condition. With the engine running, I checked for power on the main alternator power lead. Next I checked for power going to the field terminals. The inside one had power but the … Continue reading “1994 Dodge Pickup, No Charge Condition”