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Old 16 Jun 2011, 09:13 pm
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Hello all,
My wife was driving home today
and she was pulling out on the
hiway and had to get on it. After
a few miles the crusier started to
shudder and when she stopped
it died, now it won't start or turn
over. Has anyone had this problem
before? We have been waiting for
a tow truck for over an hour now
trying to get home. I just put a
new t/b and everything on new.
Could anyone help on this?
thank you
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Old 16 Jun 2011, 09:53 pm
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t/b stands for Throttle Body or Timing Belt. If it is the timing belt, did you replace tensioner and water pump? Did you do the Key Dance to see if it threw any codes?

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Old 16 Jun 2011, 10:14 pm
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yes timing belt, replaced everything with
new parts that was about 6 months
ago. I did the key dance but no
came up
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Old 17 Jun 2011, 06:27 am
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When you did the key dance, did it say "done" ? If not you might have done it wrong. Try again. Without codes we can just take guesses (like the camshaft/crankshaft sensor) all day long. Need something else to go by. Sure she didn't run out of gas?
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Old 17 Jun 2011, 10:37 pm
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sounds like a similar problem i was having...i never got a would go into limp mode on occasion,and i got no codes then wouldnt want to start..then would start and run fine ...ended up being a cam sensor....i bought an after market sensor at oriellys...was less than half the price of an oem one..and 1 year warranty....31 bucks. most recommend chrysler cam sensors but this one is working for now.
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Old 18 Jun 2011, 12:24 am
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If it won't even crank, you gotta check the battery and charging system for openers.

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