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Chrysler Repair: Gas Mileage way to low., cirrus lxi, gas mileage
cirrus lxi, gas mileage, engine controller: Hi Carmelo, Fortunately the engine controller which runs all the sensors and actuators has the ability to recognize malfunctions and store the problems as fault codes, two-digit numbers, in its memory. There may thus be a clue as to why you have bad mileage...

Chrysler Repair: Gas Smell, combustion chamber, leak fuel
combustion chamber, leak fuel, fuel leak: Hi Neal, With today s fuel injected engines there is much less likelihood of having vapors result due to the engine running too rich or fumes leaking out of the intake manifold or any other part of the combustion chamber or the exhaust. The more likely source...

Chrysler Repair: Gas tank., jb weld, hardwired connections
jb weld, hardwired connections, plastic tanks: Hi William, I am afraid that I don t have a specific manual that shows the design and procedure for the Sebring Convertible model which may be different from that for the Sebring Sedan. I do have the 96 manual for the Cirrus/Status and the 95 for the Sebring...

Chrysler Repair: Gauges don't work...why?, drb iii, gauge cluster
drb iii, gauge cluster, abs light: Hi Mick, You didn t say what year or model you have, so I will guess. Is it a minivan from the last half of the 90 s? The gauges depend upon getting digital data transmitted to it from the network that shares information between the engine, transmission,...

Chrysler Repair: Gauges 'freeze' in place, & engine stops: '93 Van with body computer, side firewall, o2 sensors
side firewall, o2 sensors, fuse box: Hi George, I thought of another couple of possible things to do. Because the gauges freeze in place, I am thinking that the cluster itself could be shorting out the CCD. So one thing you might try is to remove the plug from the cluster and drive it for...

Chrysler Repair: Gauges and odometers 'dead' on 1994 Eagle Vision, check fuse, gauge data
check fuse, gauge data, cluster board: Hi D. Cleric, I looked over the diagrams and can t find a fuse that might be involved but just in case check fuse #9. At first I thought it might be the digital data bus system that brings all the gauge data (except fuel level) but then you said all idiot...

Chrysler Repair: Gauges, chrysler concorde, 1994 chrysler concorde
chrysler concorde, 1994 chrysler concorde, fuse: candy,if the whole dash has been removed to replace the evaporator core,there is a chance that there is a wire that is not getting a good connection in back of the inst. panel or that a board is goen out. however,it is so easy to check a fuse,that I would...

Chrysler Repair: GEO Metro Stops Running, camshaft sensor, cam shaft
camshaft sensor, cam shaft, electronic detector: P.S. Another approach that would help confirm whether this is the reason for her problem is to go to a shop and have the engine computer challenged to readout any fault codes it may have noticed. There is probably a code for the failure of the hall effect...

Chrysler Repair: Gearbox/Clutch on Chrysler Voyager 2.5, chrysler voyager, clutch pedal
chrysler voyager, clutch pedal, voyager 2: Hi Trish, Wow, I haven t had a question about a manual transmission, ever! I didn t know they sold mini-vans so-equipped. Sure, if the clutch needs to be adjusted to insure complete disengagement that would be helpful. How much top play is there in the clutch...

Chrysler Repair: General A/C question, vacuum hoses, jeep cherokee
vacuum hoses, jeep cherokee, control doors: Hi Steven, Unfortunately I don t have experience with the Jeep heater/AC system so I can t offer much solid advice. There is the evaporator unit where the cooling occurs and perhaps its orifice is the source of the noise when the refrigerant expands but I...

Chrysler Repair: UPDATE! General Fuel Injection problem, trouble shooting guide, cam shaft
trouble shooting guide, cam shaft, oxygen sensor: Hi Phil, How about a helicoil thread insert? They of course are legion for repairing spark plug sockets, but they also ahve sizes for almost any threaded hole you neen to repair. I would try that first. They sell a kit with a tap and the insert that will...

Chrysler Repair: General Maintenance, financial setbacks, engine coolant
financial setbacks, engine coolant, drive ford: I would recomend doing all the maintenance you have suggested and also the differential and transmission services. The transmission is one of those things where if you let it go too long (100K) or more without servicing then DON T service it ever. Sometimes...

Chrysler Repair: General, thunderbird 3, 1995 ford thunderbird
thunderbird 3, 1995 ford thunderbird, ford thunderbird: Hi Tim, The oil pump is so crucial to the engine that I would not try to change it without a shop manual for that specific engine. In my experience the Haynes line of manuals is quite reliable and less expensive than the corporate manual if you can t afford...

Chrysler Repair: GRAND VOYGER TRANSMISSION: ONLY HAVE 2ND GEAR, franchise type, chrysler dealer
franchise type, chrysler dealer, transmission controller: Hi David, It sounds like your electronically controlled transaxle has detected some problem with the unit and in order to avoid any unnecessary damage has gone into limp-in mode which means it won t shift out of 2nd gear. It allows the car to be driven...

Chrysler Repair: Grand Caravan Vacumn Leak, vacuum line, vacuum leak
vacuum line, vacuum leak, vacuum switch: Hi Mark, The vacuum switch is, I believe, immediately behind the control push buttons. So what you might want to do first is to reach around behind the rear of the unit and see if you can possibly feel the vacuum line coming in thru the fire wall. If you...

Chrysler Repair: Grand Voyager 2.5crd '03 stalls when throttle opened, exhaust gas recirculation valve, vacuum hoses
exhaust gas recirculation valve, vacuum hoses, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Lee, As stated in my bio I do not claim expertise beyond the late 90 s so even the acronym crd is a mystery. But based upon earlier year experience I would want to check out the exhaust gas recirculation valve and its vacuum hoses and electrical solenoid....

Chrysler Repair: Grand Voyager 3.8 overheating, resistance measurements, voyager 3
resistance measurements, voyager 3, grand voyager: only one sensor u get a infra red thermostat and point it on the sensor and see if the readings are close. Not a drain and refill but a flush where vacuum is applied to the system and all coolant is sucked out and then filled back in 2.5 gal worth. The...

Chrysler Repair: Green flashing light after fuse change, chrysler town and country, light situation
chrysler town and country, light situation, theft security: Hi Sue, Have you resolved the green flashing light situation? If not, let me mention that it is probably the light about the vehicle theft security system. I recently acquired a manual about that system which although it doesn t specifically speak to your...

Chrysler Repair: "Groan" when turning, parituclarly if cold:Sebring '97, wheel lug nuts, cv joints
wheel lug nuts, cv joints, wheel bearing: Hi Bob, The service manual describes a growl as being a pump noise that can result from low fluid level, so do check that. It also could be caused if one of the hoses that connect the pump to the steering gear were touching the frame or body. Extreme wear...

Chrysler Repair: No gas into EFI after few minutes, fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump relay
fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump relay, degrees celcius: Sounds like a fuel pump in the beginning stages of failure. Next time it dies, Innediately have someone turn on the key while you perch at rear of vehicle with fuel door open listening for the hum of fuel pump if you don t hear that is more than likely your...

Chrysler Repair: gas leak, chrysler dealer, document scanner
chrysler dealer, document scanner, postal mail: Hi Betty, I am unclear about exactly where the leak is located. This question came up on a 3.5L engine and when I checked at the Chrysler dealer it was determined that the leak in question was at a joint that was not intended to be separable, i.e., the only...

Chrysler Repair: gas supply problem, fuel air mixture, proper fuel
fuel air mixture, proper fuel, electrical supply: Hi Bobby, I assume you have fuel injection which means there is a fuel pump in the gas tank itself. When you turn the ignition to on but don t try the starter you should hear it hum from inside the tank. If you do, then it probably is OK. If not, then there...

Chrysler Repair: gas tank leaking, tank leaks, hose clamps
tank leaks, hose clamps, electrical fitting: Hi Mike, There are three possible leak areas: the supply hose/clamp, the return hose/clamp, and the fuel pump proper lockring flange. Do your utmost to find out exactly where the leak is occuring so you don t unnecessarily disturb something that is not the...

Chrysler Repair: gas tank, vw van, chrysler 300m
vw van, chrysler 300m, sharp bend: Hi Bob, I haven t heard of this before with the 300m but I know that when a car has a pretty severe bend in the filler downtube the automatic shut off and also the interlock for the vapor recovery system that requires the nozzle to be fairly deeply inserted...

Chrysler Repair: gaskets, chrysler new yorker, pan gasket
chrysler new yorker, pan gasket, 1989 chrysler new yorker: Hello hun IT is not to bad jack the car up in the front and then remove the motor mounts and then u will be alblbe to lift the eng up just high anough to be alble to remove the oil pan . Good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name and if u need more help...

Chrysler Repair: No gauges work: '00 Cirrus, 2000 chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus
2000 chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus, gauge function: Hi KK, If the local guy has a good fault code reader he may be able to test both the cluster for its gauge function and the body computer input/output for its function. You might just have a bad plug/circuit board interface at the cluster or between the cluster...

Chrysler Repair: gauges not working electrical short, digital odometer, ground clamp
digital odometer, ground clamp, voyager 3: Hi Mike, I haven t looked over a Voyager myself, but I do have the wiring diagrams. Is it not the case that you should be able to turn on the headlamps without using the ignition key at all? If that is indeed the case, then the fact that the electrical system...

Chrysler Repair: gd.caravan, credit card statements, u s post office
credit card statements, u s post office, grand caravan: Hi Holly, You are correct to be concerned about the delay. I would gather the paper work (letters from the company, credit card statements from the time of the original charge to your credit card to the present, any copies of what and when you wrote the company)...

Chrysler Repair: gear box pressure, chrysler lebaron, pressure ports
chrysler lebaron, pressure ports, chrysler dealer: Hi Miro, There are about 7 different pressure ports on the 3 speed automatic transmission, which is the one I presume you are inquiring about, and those ports have different readings depending upon the shifter position and the rpm. If by slow acceleration...

Chrysler Repair: gear box problem stuck in Bosnia, obd ii reader, chrysler grand voyager
obd ii reader, chrysler grand voyager, 4 digit numbers: Hi Bo, The gear box has recognized a problem of some sort that might if not repaired cause unnecessary damage, so it has gone into limp-in mode which is not driving other than in 1st or 2nd gear to minimize use of many parts of the unit. The best thing...

Chrysler Repair: grand voyager door repair, mechanic friend, grand voyager
mechanic friend, grand voyager, welder: Hi Edward, While I haven t any experience with the vans, I would suggest two actions. First would be to take the vehicle to a good welder and see if the frame can be repaired to provide the original structural support for the door. You might also find the...

Chrysler Repair: guages, engine controller, code numbers
engine controller, code numbers, control computer: Hi Shayla, There is some sort of malfunction that has been detected by the engine control computer. The most useful thing to do would be to try to get the fault codes that are likely stored in the engine controller memory to readout. Try using the ignition...

Chrysler Repair: HARD STARTING, coolant temp, proper mixture
coolant temp, proper mixture, mixture control: Hi Chuck, I am sorry to learn that the MAP sensor didn t help, but don t despair those do go bad and so you will have a spare when it happens. I ve reviewed the exchanges we have had and come up with the following ideas: I would bring the engine operating...

Chrysler Repair: HARD STARTING, spark plug gap, vacuum leaks
spark plug gap, vacuum leaks, wire tip: Well it was worth a try, and I assume that the temp sensor now reads 7,000 to 13,000 ohms at 70F and 700 to 1,000 at 200F. On the spark coil, the main test is to attempt to get it to breakdown around the tower. The spark test goes like this: remove the central...

Chrysler Repair: HARD STARTING, coolant temp, vacuum line
coolant temp, vacuum line, air sources: Hi Chuck, So no codes helps to eliminate some of the electical sensors like the TPS as the cause. I would do two things: Just to be sure, why not take a look at the spark quality when the engine is hot and when the engine is cold. Pull the center wire from...

Chrysler Repair: Hard to Start and Completely Dies, chrysler concord, logic module
chrysler concord, logic module, auto repair shops: Hi Anthony, May I suggest that you re-try the code readout procedure? But first it would be helpful to erase the memory of former codes.* To do that, turn on the headlamps, then disconnect the battery and wait for 5 minutes, turn off the headlamp switch,...

Chrysler Repair: Hard Start T&C, chrysler town, fuel pressure
chrysler town, fuel pressure, fuel pump: hehe man he is not a mechanic then if he is willing to try something cant he do basis stuff?? Do he have a scanner that will check fro cam and crank in sync? or codes or something as simple as that? I live in Atlanta would u like for me to look at...

Chrysler Repair: Hard Starting Hot or Cold, intake air temp, vacuum lines
intake air temp, vacuum lines, vacuum line: Hi Celmer, Thanks for the update. I can t explain the failure to produce code readout. After the check engine light stays on for about 4 seconds (following finishing of the 5 sec on-off routine) it should go off, then it should begin to flash. If there were...

Chrysler Repair: Hard start and sometimes quits: '95 3.3L, exhaust gas recirculation valve, air intake hose
exhaust gas recirculation valve, air intake hose, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Scott, I would do a couple of things: First check for fault codes using the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the check engine light which remains on to begin to flash, pause, flash,...

Chrysler Repair: Hard starting in cold weather, coolant temp, preset parameters
coolant temp, preset parameters, resistance changes: Hi Rick, I doubt the problem is a temperature dependent spark situation because if there was no driver siganl for the spark coil there would be a code set for that. Of course the coil itself could be temperature dependent, so the first thing to do is to...

Chrysler Repair: Hard starting, ineffective brakes...intermittently:'93 Concorde, exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation
exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation, brake master cylinder: Hi Peg, Have you tried to readout the engine controller s memory for fault codes that might be stored within? Use your ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing this in 5 seconds or less. Then watch the check engine light, which remains on , to...

Chrysler Repair: Harsh engagement into Drive, oil change, fuel injection
oil change, fuel injection, tachometer: Hi Lafarah, On the jerk I would need to know if there is a delay after you put it to D, and if not then do you mean that it seems to be ready to go immediately but then when you step on the gas it jerks? The reasons are different for the two behaviors, so...

Chrysler Repair: HELP NEEDED, wheel vibration, muffler shop
wheel vibration, muffler shop, franchise type: Hello Prashant, Did the shop do anything other than change the spark plugs? or did you ask them to investigate other causes? There are a great number of possible reasons for what you describe. If the engine itself is operating normally (mechanically and electrically)...

Chrysler Repair: Head Gasket replacement cost on 2.7/3.2L, head gasket replacement, loose bolts
head gasket replacement, loose bolts, head bolts: Hi George, I don t have a time manual for repairs, and it also would depend upon whether you are talking about a 2.7 or a 3.2L engine. The best bet is to ask a dealer and an independent shop that has experience with the engine involved to see what they estimate....

Chrysler Repair: Head Lights going out, amp circuit breaker, chrysler voyager
amp circuit breaker, chrysler voyager, reley: Hi Bryan, I m glad you found it, was it where I thought it might be? The relay for the low beam lights is the top one in the column of 4 relays. If you pull out the relay the low beams should not work. The high beam horn flash should still work, but...

Chrysler Repair: Head lights / Break lights dont work, brake light switch, chrysler concord
brake light switch, chrysler concord, beam headlights: the bk light switch us under the dash where the bk pedal is at u will see it.has one connector and a black plunger on it. attached right to the bk pedal. The lights see if u have voltage at the headlights them self so we can figure out if if u have a bad...

Chrysler Repair: HeadLights, dodge dynasty, violet trace
dodge dynasty, violet trace, low beams: Hi Bill, I believe that your problem is inside the main park/headlamp switch on the instrument panel rather than the low/ optical horn stalk switch. Those each have a separate supply line from the charging system. The one that goes to the headlamp switch...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight bulb (low beam) replacement: T&C van, chrysler town and country, haynes manual
chrysler town and country, haynes manual, radiator support: Hi Nigel, The 98 shop manual does distinguish between the high and the low beam bulb changeout procedures. It appears to suggest that the entire headlamp module has to be released for better access to the low beam bulb holder, and this is what is shown also...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight Electrical Problem on Dodge Daytona '92, headlamp switch, dodge daytona
headlamp switch, dodge daytona, high beams: Hi Tom, No problem...the Daytona and the LeBaron have similar wiring diagrams. Yes there are relays, located on the left cowl in the relay block. This is under the dash, to the left of the driver s left leg, on the sidewall or cowl. There are 6 rows of...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight lenses, david wills, fog light
david wills, fog light, chrysler: Hi David, Sorry to say I have no connection or knowledge of any part items that might be for sale thru the allexperts site. May I suggest checking with a dealer? That way you could get the correct name, part no. and price of the part from Chrysler to serve...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight problem - 97 Concorde w/DRL, drl module, high beams
drl module, high beams, hi adam: Hi Adam, That is an interesting state of affairs. It is almost as if someone switched the wiring to the left headlamp except that the wires for the two bulbs are on different plugs at the juncion block. I am wondering if the plugs at the bulbs themselves...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight Relay, chrysler lebaron, 1994 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1994 chrysler lebaron, kick panel: Hi Zach, I assume that you have the LeBaron J-body convertible. If so the relay is located in the top row of the relay block, second position from the the front. The block is located on the left inner cowl panel, which is basically under the dash but to the...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight Repair, sheet metal screw, 1996 chrysler lhs
sheet metal screw, 1996 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs: Hi Jerry, I suspect this is a sheet metal screw whose threads are stripped at the point where it passes thru the sheet metal hole that retains it. One way to perhaps get it to re-mesh with the metal is to lift up on the head of the screw while at the same...

Chrysler Repair: Headlight wont stay up..., fuse panel, vacuum motor
fuse panel, vacuum motor, chrisler: Hi Randy, No the doors are operated by an electric motor, not a vacuum motor. In the circuit there is the circuit breaker in position #2 mounted above the fuse panel, and two relays in the powerdistribution center under the hood (one for opening the doors,...

Chrysler Repair: Headlights on '98 Van, electrical gremlins, chrysler grand voyager, electrical gremlins
chrysler grand voyager, electrical gremlins, windscreen wipers: Hi Peter, I am a little uncertain about the 96 model, having only the 93 and 98 shop manuals. The gremlin-like behavior leads me to believe that you probably have the more modern body computer set-up where in all these problemmatic systems are intergrated...

Chrysler Repair: Headlights flashing - Chrysler T&C 2001, front doors, hazard lights
front doors, hazard lights, door key: Hi Angela, The strange thing is that when the hazards are activated, it is not supposed to flash the headlights, but rather all four corners of the van parking lamps. So that is why I thought of the theft system. I really don t know why just the headlamps...

Chrysler Repair: Headlights go on and off / wiring problem, chrysler labaron, high beams
chrysler labaron, high beams, headlamp switch: Hi Bud, The power to the headlamp filaments is controlled by a couple of relays, mounted on the cowl panel under the dash just to the left of drivers left leg. The relays in question are the middle two in the top row of the relay block mounted there. But...

Chrysler Repair: Headlights won't turn off: '93 van, amp circuit breaker, headlamp switch
amp circuit breaker, headlamp switch, chrysler town: Hi Ed, The headlamp circuit on your van consists of a lead from the battery to a 25-amp circuit breaker and then to both circuits of a relay which when activated sends the current to the hi-lo dimmer switch which then light the lamps you have selected. The...

Chrysler Repair: Heat/Air fan blowing all the time, 1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, chrysler concord: Hi Jane, Yes the pages are specific for how to do repairs. I ll copy them today and put them in the mail to you. My return address is on the envelope so if you will send stamps or a couple of dollars when you receive them I would be most appreciative. Rolan...

Chrysler Repair: Heat and Air, dodge ram 1500, air fan
dodge ram 1500, air fan, heater core: Hi Tom, There is an internal door in the air distribution box under the dash called the blend air door or the temperature door which is either controlled by a cable attached to the temp lever (conventional) or by a small motor(automatic temp. digital...

Chrysler Repair: Heat and idle..., throttle position sensor, temperature gauge
throttle position sensor, temperature gauge, sensor switch: Hi John, All that remains to test are the water flow from the water pump, the flow through the radiator, and whether both fans work. Another possibility is that there is an internal leak in the engine due to a head gasket leak, but set the aside for the moment....

Chrysler Repair: Heat soak sputter or no start on 95 Intrepid 3.3, throttle position sensor, coolant temp
throttle position sensor, coolant temp, pressure transducer: 21 is 02 sensor related including short to voltage/ground/heater failure/stuck 22 is Engine coolant temp sensor too high or low 24 can be: TPS does not agree with MAP sensor 33 deals with the a/c pressure transducer voltage being too high or low 54 no...

Chrysler Repair: Heater/AC Blower motor intermittent, LH body cars, blower motor resistor, chrysler lhs
blower motor resistor, chrysler lhs, water condensation: Hi Ellie, Thanks so much for writing back with that explanation. I hadn t heard of that happening, electrically-wise, heretofor but it makes sense since the blower motor resistor block is right near the blower motor and the condensate from the AC coil will...

Chrysler Repair: Heater/AC Blower on at all times, chrysler concord, electronic module
chrysler concord, electronic module, air fan: Hi Bear, This behavior of the blower motor is usually caused by a failure of an electronic module called the blower power module which is unique to the ATC unit. You can get to it by: Removing the lower right underpanel access cover silencer duct below the...

Chrysler Repair: Heater/AC dash panel buttons don't work:'98 van, dodge grand caravan, fuse box
dodge grand caravan, fuse box, grand caravan: Hi Rick, Sorry to be delayed in responding but our power was off for 10 hours yesterday, a bit of an electrical glitch here too. It appears to me that the control module for the HVAC unit has either lost its power or has gone bad. There is one fuse, #6...

Chrysler Repair: Heater/AC vent contols stuck in one position, mode selector switch, amp fuse
mode selector switch, amp fuse, fuse box: Hi Dean, I have a 96 shop manual for the Cirrus which I hope applies to the 95 of your son. The door that controls the air distribution is shown to be electrically operated so I supppose it is possible that a fuse blew for some reason when the battery was...

Chrysler Repair: Heater blower motor noise: '94 New Yorker, automatic temperature control, motor blows
automatic temperature control, motor blows, motor noise: Hi Mike, I still don t know if you have a digital readout or a conventional one. So I can t offer too much. If you have the digital unit you may be able to find out if there is something that the unit has discovered to be wrong and recorded it as a fault...

Chrysler Repair: Heater blows cold air, negative battery cable, shaft position
negative battery cable, shaft position, board diagnostics: TEMPERATURE DOOR ACTUATOR The blend-air (temperature) door actuator is an electric motor which mechanically positions the temperature door. A feedback strip in the actuator allows the computer control to know the exact position of the temperature door at...

Chrysler Repair: Heater blows cold in defrost mode, dodge intrepid, water vapor
dodge intrepid, water vapor, windshield: Hi Anthony, Yes, you are missing something . The windshield defrost function is designed to be done with cooled air because ambient air that has been drawn in and cooled contains less moisture than would warmed air, so when it hits the cold windshield less...

Chrysler Repair: Heater Core: Cirrus, chrysler cirrus, heater core
chrysler cirrus, heater core, c core: Hi Marcus, I have a second thought about your question. I believe what the catalog may be listing are two different cores . The heater core is the heater core, regardless of whether or not you have a/c. The a/c core probably means the the a/c evaporator...

Chrysler Repair: Heater Core Replacement 1997 Grand Caravan, grand caravan sport, heater core replacement
grand caravan sport, heater core replacement, haynes manual: Hi Neil, I hope that you haven t started in yet. I have the Haynes manual for 96-99 and it purports to tell how it is done, without having to remove the entire unit. But it is quite detailed and not intuitively obvious. It will take me a while to type it...

Chrysler Repair: Heater Core Replacement, radiator stop leak, heater core replacement
radiator stop leak, heater core replacement, chrysler new yorker: Hi David, I have the Chrysler shop manual for 89 and according to the section on the heater/a.c unit the entire dash does not have to be removed. The underpanel silencers have to be removed but that is about as far as it goes. It is a rather lengthy list...

Chrysler Repair: Heater core repaired, now won't start, heater core repair, allexperts
heater core repair, allexperts, fuel pump: Hi Denis, I suspect so, and in my experience, thinking about it may bring it back to you as to what you haven t done. But beyond that I can t offer too much since you didn t tell me the year and model and body. I would check for spark, and also listen for...

Chrysler Repair: Heater not putting out enough, blows only on high, yiy, heater core
yiy, heater core, blower motor: Hi Joni, The temp problem with the heater output probably is due to air trapped in the heater core. You could evaluate this by feeling the two hoses that run through the firewall to the heater. After you have the engine warmed up and the heater selected both...

Chrysler Repair: Heater Fan on 2000 Chrysler Cirrus, blower motor resistor, chrysler cirrus
blower motor resistor, chrysler cirrus, chrysler dealer: Hi John, This is a common problem with a straightforward solution: On the blower motor, there is a part called the blower motor resistor block that has the function of providing several different voltages so the blower turns at the various speeds you can...

Chrysler Repair: Heater Fan on Full, 1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, blower motor resister: Hi Don, The only problem I have with the blower motor resistor block is that neither the 89 nor the 92 diagrams I have show there to be such a block when you have the ATC system. It is definitely used on the conventional heater system and it s shown on...

Chrysler Repair: Heater fan, blower motor resistor, chrysler town and country
blower motor resistor, chrysler town and country, electrical failure: Hi Deb, The problem is due to a part called the blower motor resistor block. If it has an electrical failure this is exactly how it will behave. The block is located in the engine compartment, on the firewall at the very top corner of the passenger side where...

Chrysler Repair: Heater not producing heat-2000 Chrysler Cirrus, ventilator unit, cigar lighter
ventilator unit, cigar lighter, ventilation control: Hi Darren, There are two separate air exchangers in the ventilator unit, one for the a/c evaporator and one for the heater core. Incoming air is directed to one or the other or split and sent to both of them to give you intermediate temperatures of outlet...

Chrysler Repair: Hello,I have a 1994 Plymouth..., professional mechanic, fuse box
professional mechanic, fuse box, 1994 plymouth acclaim: Hi Jim, All the interior knobs that have illumination are on the same circuit as the dash lights (transmission range lamp, cigar lighter lamp, radio lamp, air conditioner/heater controls, etc.) If those are working and variable in intensity then that means...

Chrysler Repair: Hesitating / Chugging '93 Dodge Spirit, dodge spirit, diagnostic capabilities
dodge spirit, diagnostic capabilities, engine controller: Hi again, Did you find any trouble codes? If not, then checkig the fuel pressure in the injector supply line would be a good option to follow. If you have the normal 2.5L engine the pressure should be about 39 lb/in2. Hi t-rod3. Whenever there...

Chrysler Repair: Hesitation when ac is on., shadetree mechanic, haynes manual
shadetree mechanic, haynes manual, compressor clutch: Hi Mark, The engine controller is involved with the A/C in actually initiating the compressor clutch to activate the compressor when you turn it on at the control panel. It is programmed to increase the idle speed as well to take into account the drag of...

Chrysler Repair: Hesitation on start, throttle position sensor, variable resistor
throttle position sensor, variable resistor, trip section: Hi Landon, I think one possibility is the electrical unit on the throttle body called the throttle position sensor which might have a open or flat spot in its variable resistor. But it would be worth trying to get a code readout for any faults stored in...

Chrysler Repair: HI I HOPE YOU CAN HELP I PUT..., remote starter, answers to the questions
remote starter, answers to the questions, fuel pump: Hi Tim, I am confused about this situation. First, what model, year and engine of car do you have? Was the anti-theft system installed by the manufacturer at the factory or is it an add-on after market system? What can you tell me about the remote starter...

Chrysler Repair: High Beams Coming on by theirselves on Chrylser Town & Country, high beams, low beams
high beams, low beams, square boxes: Hi Brad, Instead of the headlamp switch directly controlling the current to the headlamps the ciruit is controlled by a relay which actually turns on and off the current to the fuses and the lamps, and the headlamp switch, dimmer switch, and body controller...

Chrysler Repair: Hood Release Problem, detail knowledge, release lever
detail knowledge, release lever, release button: Hi John, I don t have detail knowledge about the Intrepid hood release but in general my experience has been that the mechanisms tends to bind up at the latch release interface between the hood plunger and the latch hole into which it fits, at the front...

Chrysler Repair: Hood release broken: Dodge Intrepid, brake master cylinder, safety hook
brake master cylinder, safety hook, dodge intrepid: Hi Bruce, This problem is anticipated to occur. What you have to do is get under the front of the car, maybe jack up the front end to give you some working space and put it on jack stands for safety, and with the help of a light look up to see the underside...

Chrysler Repair: Hood release, latch hook, radiator support
latch hook, radiator support, crossmember: Hi Randy, If you can t see or get to the lever arm that the cable was formerly attached to so as to be able to pull on it toward the driver s side, the the next approach would be to remove the entire latch mechanism from the radiator support crossmember to...

Chrysler Repair: Horn on 96 Breeze and IAC Motor, infinite resistance, plymouth breeze
infinite resistance, plymouth breeze, flexible connection: The stumble depending upon a/c or no a/c does sound like an idle speed motor control issue. But check to see if you get a 25 code. The unit is mounted on the side of the throttle body and has four wires:gray/red,brown/gray,violet/gray,yellow/black You might...

Chrysler Repair: Horn quits working, clock spring, horn buttons
clock spring, horn buttons, plastic buttons: Hi Carl, I m pleased to learn that you have the horns working. On your questions: 1) I don t find any info on the disassembly of the buttons in my 92 manual, so that is an unknown. 2) I picture the clock spring as consisting of 4 separate wires (or more)...

Chrysler Repair: Horn switch replacement 2001 Mini Van, static electricity, mini van
static electricity, mini van, air bag: Disconnect airbag, wait 3-5 minutes, remove airbag, remove cover and swap out the horn pad. Try not to slide in and out of the seat too much which may cause static electricity to build up. Also, lay the airbag with the connector side down in the event...

Chrysler Repair: Horn not working, captive screw, dodge neon
captive screw, dodge neon, negative cable: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Remove the right side headlamp (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL/LAMPS/LIGHTING - EXTERIOR/HEADLAMP UNIT - REMOVAL). Disconnect the harness connector. Remove the one screw holding the horn assembly to...

Chrysler Repair: Hot front brake on one side, ABS:'99 Concorde, chrysler concorde, lug nuts
chrysler concorde, lug nuts, brakes squeal: Hi Barry, I would suspect that it has to do with a sticking valve (there are at least two depending upon which features your ABS has) inside the ABS unit that supplies fluid to the left front wheel. The tests you tried without and with the fuse showed some...

Chrysler Repair: Humming noise: possible transmission problem?, front wheel bearing, transmission control module
front wheel bearing, transmission control module, franchise type: Hi Gina, The cost of replacing an internal bearing of the transmission is so great that I would a second opinion or even a third before drawing that conclusion. But also I would suggest that you check the level of the trans fluid via the dipstick located...

Chrysler Repair: HVAC level selector switch stuck on chest level, amp fuse, fuse block
amp fuse, fuse block, blown fuse: Hi Michael, I am a bit short on specific operational aspects of the Sebring A/C distribution box. I do have the 96 manual for the Cirrus/Stratus which was introduced contempraneously with the Sebring and may have the same unit. In that one, there is an electrically...

Chrysler Repair: hard starting in cold weather, why?, intake air temp, coolant temp
intake air temp, coolant temp, radiator hose: Hi Keith, The egr was not used in 90 except in the 2.5 non-turbo (all states), and the 2.2 turbos and 3.0L V-6 sold in California. So if that applies, check the valve stem for freedom of movenment and lube with WD-40 as needed. Other than that, the coolant...

Chrysler Repair: hard starting/hot only, air fuel mixture, desert climate
air fuel mixture, desert climate, diagnostic capability: Hi Al, There are two temperature sensors that are supposed to take into account the temp of the coolant and the temp of the air/fuel mixture and make the adjustments in the mixture to insure that it starts and runs. Fortunately there is an on-board diagnostic...

Chrysler Repair: harmonic balancer (damper), 3.3L, negative battery cable, dodge minivan
negative battery cable, dodge minivan, thrust bearing: Hi Tad, While I haven t done this myself, it is pretty straight forward according to the 98 manual I have. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise right front corner of vehicle and support Remove right front wheel and inner splash shield that separates...

Chrysler Repair: harmonic balancer, advance auto parts, autzone
advance auto parts, autzone, internaet: hello again vicki i will give you a number to call they will have to ship it to you . the phone number is 585 266 1650 they will have it with no problem . i am in rochester ny so they will ship to u . and tell them petes shop told u to call this way u will...

Chrysler Repair: head problums, chrysler fifth ave, push rods
chrysler fifth ave, push rods, rocker arms: Hi Larry, I can t understand it either. Unless the head was warped enough to fracture the rod or the oil supply to a rocker was compromised so much as to bind (you can look at those surfaces when you remove the rod) and that then torqued the rod, I have no...

Chrysler Repair: headgasket, dodge neon, head bolts
dodge neon, head bolts, comeing: Hi Derek, My suggestion of loosening up the head bolts and retorquing them, that I sent to you yesterday, is of course a way of possibly avoiding dismantling the head at this time. But if you don t want to try that and instead decide to take off the head...

Chrysler Repair: headlamp bulb replacement, chrysler sebring convertible, halogen bulbs
chrysler sebring convertible, halogen bulbs, headlamp bulbs: REMOVAL CAUTION: Do not touch the glass of halogen bulbs with fingers or other possibly oily surface, reduced bulb life will result. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable. Remove headlamp unit retaining screws. Remove headlamp unit to expose...

Chrysler Repair: headlight covers fail to open:'90 5th Avenue, fuse block, circuit breaker
fuse block, circuit breaker, 5th avenue: Hi Yoy, The relay for the headlamp doors is located in the power distribution center under the hood, and the circuit breaker that provides power to it is circuit breaker 2 in the relay module that is located above the fuse block under the dash. So see if...

Chrysler Repair: headlight replacement: '93-5 lebaron convertible, lebaron convertible, retaining ring
lebaron convertible, retaining ring, lebaron: Hi David, The aero housing comes out as a unit from its mounting spot. If you open the hood and look at the top of the housing area you should see 4 bolts that when removed will allow you to pull the housing forward, and then you disconnect the wires to free...

Chrysler Repair: headlight replacement: LeBaron 93-95, beam headlight, retaining ring
beam headlight, retaining ring, wire connector: Hi Mike, You have to remove the entire module that holds the bulbs. It appears there are 4 bolts above the module that if you remove them will allow you to pull the module forward out of the grill panel. Disengage the wire connector. Remove bulb socket retaining...

Chrysler Repair: headlight switch 1998 ram 1500, timer module, comez
timer module, comez, test light: I believe that the timer module has something to do with this.To find it look for the box that is chiming when the key is in the ignition.I assume you have checked all of the fuses.Next you should check the wiring at the switch with a test light and a wiring...

Chrysler Repair: headlights, headlamp switch, labaron
headlamp switch, labaron, wrecker: I would begin by checking fuse #13. If that is o.k. then I would next disconnect the motor for the door at the electical disconnect behind the grill (look up from under the car to see the motor for the doors and its nearby plug). Then put a voltmeter across...

Chrysler Repair: no headlights 1997 dodge ram, high beams, headlamp switch
high beams, headlamp switch, t claim: Hi Doyle. I don t claim to have expertise in the truck lines but I would see if you have a low beam relay in either the power distribution box under hood or under the dash or maybe in a relay block on the left cowl (to the left of your left leg). The high...

Chrysler Repair: headlights and ATC, side kick panel, automatic climate control
side kick panel, automatic climate control, headlight doors: Hi Nick, On the headlight doors you need to check the motion of the doors for mechanical free play: try rotating the door by hand using the knob concealed under the flap on the radiator top panel which is attached to the motor, both when they are open and...

Chrysler Repair: headlights lebaron convertible GT, headlight doors, drive mechanism
headlight doors, drive mechanism, electrical controls: Hi Mona, If it is intermittant then it will be a little more challenging. There are two general possibilites: electrical in which case the motor doesn t always activate as it should, or mechanical in which case the motor drives some gears that rotate a rod...

Chrysler Repair: headlights stuck on highbeam, highbeams, switch installation
highbeams, switch installation, electrical connections: MULTI-FUNCTION WIPER SWITCH REMOVAL Tilt the column up and remove the six screws holding the lower column shroud. Tilt the column down and remove the upper shroud Upper Shroud Removal Tilt the column up and remove the one steering column tilt lever screw...

Chrysler Repair: headlights, 1990 chrysler lebaron, side kick panel
1990 chrysler lebaron, side kick panel, chrysler lebaron: Hello Einar, I assume that you have the J-body LeBaron (Convertible or Coupe). There are several possibilities, but the one that I think makes the most sense is that the time delayed shut off system is not working properly. This is the circuit that keeps...

Chrysler Repair: No heat, rubber hoses, lamens terms
rubber hoses, lamens terms, temperature gauge: Hi Mia, I know that winter is coming when so many questions come in about the heater. If your Sebring has an engine temperature gauge in the instrument cluster check as to how rapidly the needle moves off of low and whether it reaches a reading near mid-scale...

Chrysler Repair: No heat, chrysler town and country, coolant level
chrysler town and country, coolant level, lt side: Have you checked the coolant level.Even thou the temp is right there may not be enough coolant to get to the heater core.Its possible also that you may have a bad actuator.You can see them move from under the lt side of the dash looking towards the center...

Chrysler Repair: no heat, dash vents, auto temp
dash vents, auto temp, floor vents: The vacuum to the heater contol valve should be 0 for heat and applied vacuum for ac.I m pretty sure that you have an electric motor that moves the blend air door.I believe its on the top of the hvac box.To be honest with you its been a long time since I worked...

Chrysler Repair: No heat in 95 Concorde, automatic climate control, copper tube
automatic climate control, copper tube, winter heat: old engine it just happens the coolant used brakes down stuff and eats away things. If u had a clog then one side of the heater tubs would be hot and the other colder. And u say flush the system do u mean taking it to a shop where they attach it to a machine...

Chrysler Repair: No heat from Heater, heater control valve, coolant temp
heater control valve, coolant temp, manual haynes: Hi Bill, Interesting that you should ask about the trapped air issue with the 4 cyl engines. The PAQ dealt with the 80 s and early 90 s 2.2 and 2.5L engines. I thought that it was unique to that block but then just discovered a similar issue may be involved...

Chrysler Repair: No heat from heater: '97 Sebring Convert., radiator hoses, temp gauge
radiator hoses, temp gauge, heater core: Hi Kim, There are several possibilities: First there could be air trapped in the heater core loop so that heated coolant is not flowing to and thru the heater core. That is not too likely unless you had the cooling system flushed since the heater was last...

Chrysler Repair: No heat or very little, oil filler cap, plymouth voyager
oil filler cap, plymouth voyager, heater hoses: Hi JP, The lack of heat could be the thermostat is stuck open or opening at too low a temperature, and that should show up as a cool running engine on your temp gauge at the instrument cluster (if you have a gauge). Otherwise you might want to check the temp...

Chrysler Repair: No heat from vents, three knobs, heater hoses
three knobs, heater hoses, haynes manual: Hi Landon, The answer might be that there was an air bubble in the heater core circuit that impeded the coolant flow thru it. Yes the area of the large hose and the manifold to which it attaches also is where the thermostat is installed. The sensor is the...

Chrysler Repair: heat, head gasket failure, chrysler lebaron
head gasket failure, chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron: Hi Ron, I would suggest that you touch the two hoses that go to and from the heater core, on the engine compartment side, to see if they feel about equally warm when you have the unit set up to provide heat. If one is much cooler than the other then there...

Chrysler Repair: heater, automatic temperature control, temperature guage
automatic temperature control, temperature guage, temperature control unit: Hi Liz, Without more information I can t answer your question. In what manner did it fail? Did the only thing that happened was that the air turned cold with no other obvious malfunction? Was there any change in the temperature guage of the cooling system...

Chrysler Repair: heater, crank arm, heater hoses
crank arm, heater hoses, extreme position: Hi Larry, If the heater hoses are approximately the same temperature which would verify that there is a good flow rate thru the heater core, then the only other possibility is that the temp door lever is not positioned as it should be on the cable and so...

Chrysler Repair: heater/AC blower only runs on high: resistor block?, flat blade, speed blower
flat blade, speed blower, rectangular plate: Hi Ed, That is probably what is broken if you only get high speed blower. I don t have the 96 manual, rather the 95 and 98. On 95 the block was accessible from the engine compartment, specifically in the very upper corner of the firewall on the passenger...

Chrysler Repair: heater/AC temp not controlled: '02 van, chysler voyager, air hoses
chysler voyager, air hoses, heater coil: Hi Mike, The temp is controlled by an electrical actuator. It may be the actuator is not working or that the blend air door that it moves is stuck. You can examine by removing the lower left side steering column cover (remove screws holding parking brake...

Chrysler Repair: heater/AC, chrysler concorde, 1994 chrysler concorde
chrysler concorde, 1994 chrysler concorde, chrysler dealer: Hi Scarlet, If all of this history took place at a Chrysler dealership then I believe that you have some leverage to get satisfaction for a botched repair job. You can start with the service manager and then the owner and then the regional corporate manager...

Chrysler Repair: heater/air conditioning blower only operates on high, blower motor resistor, 2004 chrysler sebring
blower motor resistor, 2004 chrysler sebring, chrysler sebring: Hi Matt, That behavior is syptomatic of a partially burned out blower motor resistor block . That is located at the lower right side of the heater/ac unit under the dash. If you remove the lower edge of the right side of the dash for better access to see...

Chrysler Repair: heater & air vent bad smell, spring clamp, air vent
spring clamp, air vent, rubber tip: Hi Phil, There is probably mold growing in the bottom of the heater/AC housing due to a failure to drain away the condensation that occurs when humid air flows across the refrigerant coils as the AC is operated. There is a collection pan inside the unit at...

Chrysler Repair: heater blower, blower motor resistor, heater blower
blower motor resistor, heater blower, wrecking yard: Hi Gary The resistor block is mounted so that the plug is accessible from the cabin, while the resistors are actually in the outside air intake side of the cowl plenum. So that means it is very high up on the firewall on the passenger side of the car. You...

Chrysler Repair: heater control valve vacuum line: '87-94, heater control valve, power brake booster
heater control valve, power brake booster, heater hoses: Hi Joe, If you will take a look at the power brake booster canister and its vacuum supply line you should find a T-with an open nipple near where the line attaches to the can . I believe it is shown on the underhood diagram, shown as to heater A/C control...

Chrysler Repair: heater doesn'f produce hot air:minivan, engine thermostat, temp gauge
engine thermostat, temp gauge, incoming air: Hi Ray, I don t believe it is the engine thermostat if your temp gauge is showing readings about C. First find the two hoses that go thru the firewall to the heater core in the cabin. Then after driving the van check whether the two hoses are equally hot,...

Chrysler Repair: heater doesnt work: '94 minivan, chrysler town and country, radiator core
chrysler town and country, radiator core, air bubble: Hi Abby, I suspect that you have an air bubble in the heater core circuit, but test first by feeling the two hoses that go from the engine compartment to the cabin in the center and fairly high on the firewall. If after everything is warmed up the two hose...

Chrysler Repair: heater fan only on high, heater fan, air blower
heater fan, air blower, glove box: Blower resister blower resister blower resister blower resister! You may get the idea I ve answered this alot.On minivans they used to be under the hood by the rt strut tower.But I think by 01 they moved them to the inside on the heater box behind the glove...

Chrysler Repair: heater not putting out heat: Cirrus, ventilator unit, air pathways
ventilator unit, air pathways, cigar lighter: Hi Luis, There are two possibilities, one that the core of the heater is plugged up or has an air bubble, the other that the air handling door is not connected. Lets take the second one first: There are two separate air pathways in the ventilator unit, one...

Chrysler Repair: heater motor not blowing, chrysler new yorker, voltage measurements
chrysler new yorker, voltage measurements, power vacuum: Hi Sean, There are three voltage measurements/tests of the blower motor circuit that you should check out first. The 02 and 06 codes are secondary to testing the motor circuit, once that is found to be o.k. then you focus on the blend air door/wiring/control...

Chrysler Repair: heater motor not blowing, chrysler new yorker, panel button
chrysler new yorker, panel button, c button: Hi, I would begin by checking whether fuse #10, 30 amp is patent because that one is dedicated to the blower motor. If it is alright then I would try the self diagnostic test of the unit: You warm up the engine, and turn off the headlamps if on. You begin...

Chrysler Repair: heater only works on high setting, haynes manual, motor speeds
haynes manual, motor speeds, car lines: Hi Dan, You have identified the trouble, no doubt, but unfortunately I am not expert as to the location of parts in the van line of vehicles. I only have the wiring diagrams for the 91 vans, so what might have happened in the intervening 10 years is beyond...

Chrysler Repair: no heater or power windows; air bag light, switch repair, electrical trouble
switch repair, electrical trouble, blower air: Hi Wyatt, Let me suggest that you look closely at fuses 5, 13 and 14 in the cabin fuse box, and also fuse F ( park lamps ) in the power distribution center. Then after you do that, see if anything has improved and get back to me with a status report. The...

Chrysler Repair: heater problem, power brake booster, dual climate
power brake booster, dual climate, chrysler town: Hi Dave, I unfortunately don t have any experience or manuals about vans. But in general the Chrysler system uses a moveable door inside the unit to direct the air to a lesser or greater degree thru the heater core. There are three possible control means:...

Chrysler Repair: heater system, chrysler new yorker, failure code
chrysler new yorker, failure code, panel button: Hi Chuck, I have the 89 manual for the ATC heater system and it includes a diagnostic self-test that may give you some direction on what is wrong. So give this a try and then we ll take it from there: By pressing the control buttons in the order shown, the...

Chrysler Repair: heater, vacume, scaned
vacume, scaned, windshield: If the system is automatic,that is you set the temp. and sysytem takes over,you would have to take it in and get the body computer scaned for falt codes !!otherwise,check to see if you have engine vacume to the control head and under the dash where the...

Chrysler Repair: Over heating, coolant temperature sensor, check fuse
coolant temperature sensor, check fuse, volt ohmmeter: Hi Katrina, Unfortunately I don t have the key drawing that shoes the purposes of each of the 8 relays, but maybe Chrysler was kind enough to put a key drawing on the underside of the lid of the power distribution center. If not, I believe that there would...

Chrysler Repair: heating, chrysler sebring lxi, water pump impeller
chrysler sebring lxi, water pump impeller, chrysler sebring: Hi Harold, My thinking is that the radiator is too plugged up to allow the passage of the coolant thru it, or if that has been checked out and determined to be not the case then I would consider whether the water pump impeller has come loose or been damaged...

Chrysler Repair: heating/ac panel, variable illumination, 1997 chrysler cirrus
variable illumination, 1997 chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus: Hi Maureen, There are two incandescent bulbs and two light emitting diodes in the panel and they are both powered by an orange wire that starts at the body control module, located under the dash adjacent to the fuse box, that has two white plugs. The wire...

Chrysler Repair: heating is insufficient, desloge mo, hvac unit
desloge mo, hvac unit, heater core: OK I ll copy and get this in the mail to you asap. I hope that it will help you figure out the cause. If you have good flow through the core (both hoses are hot) the it pretty much means that the blend door is out of position and is sending air mainly over...

Chrysler Repair: heating problem, chry, coolant
chry, coolant, speed limit: Operating temperature is straight in the center of the gauge.Putting a cooler t-stat can cause other problems.Driveability problems.Some sensors operate when the coolant hits 195.But back to your problem,if your temp rises when you put a load on the vehicle...

Chrysler Repair: over heating, head gasket leak, chrysler concord
head gasket leak, chrysler concord, radiator core: Hi Bruce, I am limited in specific knowledge about the 3.5L engine; you may recall my claim to expertise is limited to 1995 and earlier models. But, are you getting coolant blow off into the overflow bottle, which would confirm the overheat situation?(for...

Chrysler Repair: help please, fuse block, fusible links
fuse block, fusible links, chrystler: I think by 93 they did away with fusible links persay.Now they use maxi fuses in the fuse block.There several reasons why you would not have spark.What needs to be done is hook a scan tool to it and see if you can talk to the computor (pcm).If you can then...

Chrysler Repair: hesitation/"sputtering", chrysler sebring, fuel compression
chrysler sebring, fuel compression, computer controller: Hi Mike, Perhaps is the behavior a missing which is short for misfiring, which means that the power output of one or more compressions strokes is not being realized, so the engine stumbles. If the problem began immediately after the fuel filter was changed...

Chrysler Repair: hi, cna, celebrity
cna, celebrity, money: At 170K miles on an 89 model you ll be looking to spend about $500.00 to replace the compressor and fill it back up minimal. I personally wouldn t spend that kind of money on it. I d disable the belt for the compressor and keep the car for a cheap daily...

Chrysler Repair: hi agian my recent question..., pollution mitigation, heavy duty springs
pollution mitigation, heavy duty springs, pollution reduction: Hi Tim, You haven t mentioned what brand and model of car you are dealing with so let me know what that it is, please. For example, there are definitely brake shoe return springs used in drum type brakes, so if the rear axle of the car uses drum brakes those...

Chrysler Repair: hi i ahve a 1992 v6 i..., fuse one, buick cars
fuse one, buick cars, shop mechanic: Hi yom, I suspect that there is a light bulb or electrical device that is in the on position all the time, even when the car is not is use. You need to find it and repair the reason for that. To do so you will need an amp meter that you connect between...

Chrysler Repair: -------------------------..., abs system, motor assembly
abs system, motor assembly, pressure hose: Hi Tim, Let me clarify the answer: If you have not opened or replaced the pressure hose, the return hose or the pump/motor assembly then you don t have to bleed the booster part of the system. If you have opened or replaced those parts tell me and I will...

Chrysler Repair: hi i was looking up some..., tim service, dodge dealer
tim service, dodge dealer, bulletins: Hi Tim, Service bulletin are issued continuously to the dealers, and are printed and bound and sold in a volume annually by Dyment Publications in Ohio (1-800-890-4038). I just have the bulletins for 1989, the year of my car. You may also be able to get them...

Chrysler Repair: hi again i nodust when..., fuel air mixture, combustion chamber
fuel air mixture, combustion chamber, octane rating: Hi Tim, If the noise is heard only when you are accelerating and disappears when you let up on the pedal, then I suspect it is a ping or pre-ignition of the fuel air mixture in the combustion chamber before the actual spark occurs. This happens because...

Chrysler Repair: -------------------------..., pollution mitigation, heavy duty springs
pollution mitigation, heavy duty springs, drum brakes: Hi tim, The noise is probably a valve lifter that takes a little longer to get pumped up by the oil pressure. It is not a problem so long as it goes away after a short time. You might reduce the time or eliminate it by increase the density grade of the motor...

Chrysler Repair: -------------------------..., caliper piston, piston cylinder
caliper piston, piston cylinder, valve line: Hi Tim, I am sorry to say I don t have any info on the radio security systems. It is just beyond my experience and any manuals that I have. You might ask at a dealer or at an aftermarket audio installation shop. What happened on the caliper problem? Rolan...

Chrysler Repair: hi, mufler, insted
mufler, insted, exhaust pipe: Hi, I m great and you? I believe you will find that soldering will not work because the temperature of the muffler/exhaust pipe will often exceed the melting point of solder. It either needs to be welded, or I have had luck using muffler sealer/mender so...

Chrysler Repair: high idle- 318, intake air flow, fuel injection systems
intake air flow, fuel injection systems, vacuum line: Hi Paul, I suspect the cause of the high idle to be a cracked vacuum line or disconnected line at a fitting. In contrast to conventional carbs or fuel injection systems that monitor the intake air flow to set the mixture (and if there is some tramp air getting...

Chrysler Repair: high idle 95 cirrus 2.5 v6, vacuum lines, gas mileage
vacuum lines, gas mileage, speed problem: P.S. I may be maxed out for getting questions/answers, and if so just use the evaluate tab below to send me a comment which by-passes the maxed out situation. Thanks again Hi again David, It was last November that you wrote me about your high idle...

Chrysler Repair: high idle speed 3.3L V6, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum lines
fuel pressure regulator, vacuum lines, engine controller: Hi Al, I hope to help you get this resolved. Looking for a vaccum leak is a good idea. But it also could be one of the sensors or actuators operated by the engine controller. You will be able to do a self-diagnostic test that will help identify the reason...

Chrysler Repair: high pitch hum, dodge caravan, high pitch
dodge caravan, high pitch, tuning fork: Hi Vicki, If it started immediately after the oil change, then I would return to where the oil was changed and request that they listen and look for what they might have done/overlooked. Does it happen when you are idling the van or just when in motion? ...

Chrysler Repair: hood latch, hood latch, vice grips
hood latch, vice grips, front bumper: It depends on how it s broken. Most commonly the cable will stretch or the knot at the end will break off. This is the easy fix because you can pull up the trim there at the left of the seat. You ll gain access to the end of the cable and use vice grips...

Chrysler Repair: hood latch, hood latch, chrysler new yorker
hood latch, chrysler new yorker, release strategy: Hi Steve, I assume that you mean that the cable connection between the hood release lever in the cabin and the latch mechanism at the front of the hood is disconnected for some reason. If that is the case, then I believe that if you will look up at the latch...

Chrysler Repair: hood release, jeep cherokee, jeep dealer
jeep cherokee, jeep dealer, screw driver: Hi Cherylyn, In almost every vehicle I have known, there is an alternative way to release the hood latck if the cable mechanism fails. Usually you get under the front of the vehicle and look up in the space between the engine and the radiator where you...

Chrysler Repair: horn on 1996 chrysler sebring lxi, chrysler sebring, horn button
chrysler sebring, horn button, lock nut: Hi James, I have the wiring diagrams for the 95 Sebring sedan. In that model a single fuse, #2 in the underhood power box, powers the relay and the horn. So if the relay clicks the horn should work unless the wire to the horn is interrupted, or the ground...

Chrysler Repair: horn blows when steering wheel turned, electrical interconnection, chrysler cirus
electrical interconnection, chrysler cirus, daimler chrysler: Hi Ed, I suspect that the electrical interconnection between the steering wheel and the steering column is defective and that the wire which is connected to the horn switch is shorting to ground when ever the wheel is turned off center. This could be due...

Chrysler Repair: horn/cig. lighter/dash lights/tail lights, don t work, chrysler new yorker, inner fender
chrysler new yorker, inner fender, fuse box: Hi Jason, Are you aware that there are also fuses under the hood in the power distribution center that is located behind the battery next to the inner fender? I would look at Fuse F (20 or 40 amp) which feeds power to the underdash fuses #8 and #9 which is...

Chrysler Repair: horn and lights activate when door is opened: 2001 van, fuse box, computer plugs
fuse box, computer plugs, orange wire: Hi Matt, I don t have a manual that covers van s that are as new as yours. But based on earlier models it appears that the anti-theft alarm is being triggered when you open the door. The trick is to get it to disarm. About the only way I know to do that is...

Chrysler Repair: horn relay, mechanical abilities, horn button
mechanical abilities, horn button, test light: Red, The click that you hear does mean that the relay is functioning, however it may not be functioning correctly. I would reccomend that you start at the horn itself and work backwards. My guess (and it is just a guess based on my past experiences)is...

Chrysler Repair: horn wont go off, side pins, ohmmeter
side pins, ohmmeter, special test: Hi Christina, It is possible that the horn relay has failed in the switch closed position. If you have an ohmmeter or a continuity checker you could check whether there is an open or closed condition between the two larger side by side pins of the relay....

Chrysler Repair: horn will not work, chrysler concorde, fatigue crack
chrysler concorde, fatigue crack, conductive wire: Hi Dan, There are a couple of fuses in series that power the horn circuit: under the hood in the power distribution center there is a 20 amp in slot F (furthest to the rear, close to the fender) and under the dash a 20 amp in position #8 (F30). That latter...

Chrysler Repair: Front hub assembly, hub assembly, tourk
hub assembly, tourk, dodge intrepid: hello vinnce you will need a 32 metric deep well soket for the axile the it is just a 15 metric wrench for the rest you will have to remove the caplier and braket thin there are 4 bolts holding the hub take them out and slide the hub off and slibe the...

Chrysler Repair: Idle Control, dodge avenger, chrysler engines
dodge avenger, chrysler engines, mitsubishi eclipse: The most complete picture of the vacuum lines is the one shown on the underhood EPA label. That is typically a very complete drawing. The vacuum source is of course the intake manifold. So look at everything that is attached to the manifold and trace all the...

Chrysler Repair: Idle Problem: 3.0L V-6, vacuum hoses, chrysler lebaron
vacuum hoses, chrysler lebaron, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Dan, It sounds like you have covered most of the possibilities except one: My thought is to look over the exhaust gas recirculation (egr) valve and associated control and vacuum hoses. This system connects the rear (side of the engine next to the firewall)...

Chrysler Repair: Idle Problems, jeep cherokee laredo, jeep cherokee
jeep cherokee laredo, jeep cherokee, vacuum leak: Hi Jordan, I have to admit a lack of familiarity with that engine or the control system for it. With the feedback systems built-in to most fuel injection engines, a vacuum leak will often be compensated for and the idle will actually rise. The one component...

Chrysler Repair: 99 Sebring with 98 engine, ais motor, egr valve
ais motor, egr valve, throttle body: If you can find out from whoever did the engine swap which parts are from the 98 engine and which are still the original parts that came with your 99 car, that would be the determining factor in what to order. The 98 engine itself may have just been the major...

Chrysler Repair: Idle/shift, brake fluid reservoir, sebring convertable
brake fluid reservoir, sebring convertable, dipstick tube: Hi Janice, I can t be sure from what you described whether the problem is with the engine or the transmission. If the engine will not idle smoothly when you are in Park or Neutral then the problem is the engine, but if it misbehaves only when you are driving...

Chrysler Repair: Idles too high/fast, spray nozzle, air leaks
spray nozzle, air leaks, chrysler lhs: Hi Jesse, Save all the old parts that you replaced because I suspect that most of them are good. The trouble code 12 just means that the battery was either disconnected recently or it has a loose or corroded connection at one of its clamps, but that has nothing...

Chrysler Repair: Idling issue at stop when in gear, throttle position sensor, chrysler cirrus
throttle position sensor, chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus: Hi James, Several possibilities come to mind. First, I would take a look at the vacuum line to the power brake unit and verify that it is tightly clamped at both ends. Then try leaving the car in drive while at idle but use the parking brake to hold the car...

Chrysler Repair: Idling low at stop, wd 40, throttle plate
wd 40, throttle plate, spring pressure: The oil pressure light is going to do that because of low rpm but it is not a sign of a problem in and of itself. You might want to clean out the throttle body air by-pass valve and the throttle plate itself, and if that doesn t help take out the automatic...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition, head gasket, wd 40
head gasket, wd 40, key cylinder: Hi Mike, WD-40 tends to evaporate which leads you back to the original problem fairly quickly. I don t have the Neon manual so I can t be sure how the lock cylinder is removed but the way it goes on the Cirrus/Stratus/Breeze is that you remove the covers...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition, continuous problem, electrical problem
continuous problem, electrical problem, electrical switch: Hello Wes. I thought about your report back, and then about what the manual had described and while the issue could be the lock cylinder, what was shown in the manual was actually involved with the interconnecting pieces on the lock mechansim and the steering...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition feed fuse blowing, 95 Van, dodge grand caravan, amp fuses
dodge grand caravan, amp fuses, digital voltmeter: Hi J, I wish you had given me the number of the ignition feed fuse that blows and whether it is in the power distribution center under the hood or under the dash. There are two power distribution center fuses that feed the ignition switch that are each...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition Key Coding Problem, chrysler sebring convertible, phillips screwdriver
chrysler sebring convertible, phillips screwdriver, chrysler sebring: What you have ,my friend is a coincednce.That would be a great feature if a skim key could actually cause the ignition not to turn.Ignition cylinders locking up is a very common thing in chryslers.So common that I got sick of working on them out in the lot...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition key locked, can't remove from lock cylinder, safety cable, lock cylinder
safety cable, lock cylinder, neutral position: Hi Steve, There is a safety cable interconnection between the key lock, the transmission shifter, and probably the brake pedal as well which is designed to keep you from starting the vehicle except in the park or neutral position of the shifter. So I would...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition Module, jerks, fifth avenue
jerks, fifth avenue, bolts: hello serena i belive it is a valest resister what they are talking about it is white and it as two wires runing in it thire should be two small bolts holding it to fire well look really good it is there . good luck to you hun and you have a pretty name...

Chrysler Repair: Ignition Switch keeps blowing, chrysler town and country, solinoid
chrysler town and country, solinoid, engine compartment: I sounds as if the solinoid in the starter is shorted.the next step I would take would be to disconnect the green wire at the starter and then cycle the key as many times as before to see if the fuse blows again.It should not click.Next I would trace that...

Chrysler Repair: INstalling DVD Head console on a Dodge Caravan 2000, dodge caravan, haynes manual
dodge caravan, haynes manual, windshild: Hi Martin, I don t have any experience with the van body, but it is available with an overhead console which is attached with screws at the windshild and a bracket further back. I can snail mail you a drawing from the 93 manual that shows how the factory...

Chrysler Repair: INTERMITTANT CRANK SIGNAL 54, crank sensor, proper voltage
crank sensor, proper voltage, trouble code: Hi Gary, I am a little confused about your problem. The trouble shooting manual I have says the 54 code relates to the cam signal rather than the crank signal. So which code did you have before you changed anything and which do you have now? Also, when you...

Chrysler Repair: Inadequate heat:: Is it the blend air door? '98 Van, plymouth grand voyager, calibration capability
plymouth grand voyager, calibration capability, calibration test: Hi Dave, The van heater/AC unit in the 98, according to the shop manual,is very much electronic in the controls and internal door actuators. It also has a self-diagnostic and self-calibration capability. The entire unit is described on 40 pages in the manual...

Chrysler Repair: Infinity hi-fi system on a 1996 Chrysler, chrysler stratus cabrio, infinity hi fi
chrysler stratus cabrio, infinity hi fi, sebring owner: Hi Enrico, I am not much of an expert in radios used in the Chrysler line of cars. May I suggest that the best way to find out is to ask other owners of that line of vehicles. For example, if you go to www.Yahoo.com and then look up the section called Groups...

Chrysler Repair: Installing a Serpentine Belt on a 98 Cirrus LXi, chrysler cirrus lxi, 1998 chrysler cirrus lxi
chrysler cirrus lxi, 1998 chrysler cirrus lxi, crankshaft pulley: Hi AnTyonne, I looked at my serpentine and can see how you might be confused. The trick is that the water pump pulley is driven by the back side of the belt (e.g. the ribbed part of the belt goes around the crank and the alternator pulleys as you migh expect,...

Chrysler Repair: Installing stereo In 96 Plymouth Voyageur, voice coils, wire colors
voice coils, wire colors, power amp: P.S. I suspect that you will want to group together the wires from the combined tweeter/woofer at each rear corner. putting their voice coils in parallel (and that will get 4 of the 8 working). And then group together the dash and door speakers on each...

Chrysler Repair: Installing timing belt on 2.5L V-6, chrysler sebring coupe, camshaft sprockets
chrysler sebring coupe, camshaft sprockets, oil pump housing: Hi Chad, There is a timing mark on the inner circle of the crankshaft sprocket and when it is aligned with the mark on the oil pump housing then the marks on each of the camshaft sprockets should be aligned with the marks on the rear surfaces of their timing...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument Cluster, lebaron gtc, different shape
lebaron gtc, different shape, trip meter: Hi Mike, The failure is probably due to the gears that drive the odometer having worn out. There is company that sell the gears for $25. www.odometergears.com You can substitute the digital for the analog in the year from 87-89, but not later units than...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument cluster and overhead intermittant when van bumps, grand voyager, fuse box
grand voyager, fuse box, intermittant: Hi James, It could be the bcm but I doubt it. The bcm is located behind the fuse box that is under the dash on the driver s side, wrapped as a package. But when I checked the wiring diagrams I find that both those displays get their 12V power from a section...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument Panel Doesn't Work, '98 Van, powertrain control module, 1998 plymouth voyager
powertrain control module, 1998 plymouth voyager, transmission control module: Hi Cathy, The intermittant aspect of your cluster problem is noteworthy. I would suggest that it be in the failed mode whenever you take it to a mechanic, otherwise there is little likelihood of them finding out what is wrong. Did you try the cluster test...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument Panel Does Not Light Up, fuel gauge, wire pin
fuel gauge, wire pin, orange wire: Thank u so much for tel me what kinda car u have and its a 4 door. I cant count how many times people just ask whats wrong with there car and dont even tell me what year,engine size or nothing especially with it comes to wire diagrams. Now for the bad news...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument Panel Lights: '92 Lebaron, chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron, continuity tester: Hi Carmen, This is going to take a bit of circuit analysis to figure out what is drawing too much current. I have the pages from the 92 shop manual which I can xerox and postal mail to you. It costs me 10 cents per page and there are about 10 pages including...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument panel doesn't light up: '91 Imperial, chrsyler imperial, analog gauge
chrsyler imperial, analog gauge, gauge type: Hi Debbie, I would check fuses 5, 8, and 12 looking carefully at each to make sure there is not a subtle crack in the internal wire. I assume that you have the digital electronic cluster, not the conventional analog gauge type, so let me know if that is not...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument panel lights on 2001 van, soldering pencil, interior lamps
soldering pencil, interior lamps, blown fuse: Hi Juan, There is a single voltage source for all the interior lamps that illuminate the cluster and all the other dimmable lights on the dash:heater a/c control, radio, headlamp switch, etc. So IF the others are working the source of voltage is present but...

Chrysler Repair: Instruments not reading:94 Chrysler Concorde, chrysler concorde, gas gauge
chrysler concorde, gas gauge, wire pair: Hi Jennifer, All the instruments you mentioned get their signals on a digital bus wire-pair from the body control module. But first I would suggest that you recheck fuses 10 and 17 under the dash; to verify both are working try borrowing the same size fuses...

Chrysler Repair: Intake gaskets., spring tension, screw driver
spring tension, screw driver, valve body: Hi John, If you will look on the underside of the hood at the emission control label it will show you where the egr hoses are connected. One comes from the intake manifold to the electrical transducer, and two go from there to the body of the valve. Let me...

Chrysler Repair: Interior blower only works on high., intake plenum, pin plug
intake plenum, pin plug, switch settings: Hi Jim, You didn t mention the year and model so I can t be specific but what is likely broken is a module called the resistor block, which is what divides the voltage so as to reduce the fan speed when you have different switch settings. It can either be...

Chrysler Repair: Interior blower runs all the time: LH series Concorde, diagnostic capability, digital temp
diagnostic capability, digital temp, heater fan: Hi Jeff, The 23 code refers to the control of the blend air door, and has nothing to do with the fan motor. My belief is that the power module is blown and just putting out one voltage regardless of the setting of the fan switch. So I would find it and exchange...

Chrysler Repair: Interior Lights, compass computer, condorde
compass computer, condorde, screw driver: Hi Steve, I haven t looked at the 2002 unit, but a manual that I have for 1994 speaks of the same sort of overhead compass/computer lamp pairs that are turned on and off by pushing on the lens. What that manual shows is that on one of the four sides of the...

Chrysler Repair: Interior light problem - 2000 dodge caravan, plug sockets, plugs and sockets
plug sockets, plugs and sockets, dodge caravan: Hi Fouad, Unfortunately I don t have any information as recent as the year 2000, and so I m unable to give you authoritative information. You might check the owners manual section about the remote unlock/lock unit to see if it mentions under what conditions...

Chrysler Repair: Interior lights flash on and off while in motion, 2000 chrysler lhs, pushbutton switch
2000 chrysler lhs, pushbutton switch, chrysler lhs: Hi Beatrice, Usually this symptom is caused by one of the doors not being latched firmly enough in the door frame. The door that is causing it can be determined by simply pushing outward on the doors while in the closed condition from the inside of the car....

Chrysler Repair: Interior lights flash randomly on 2000 300M, push button switch, door latch
push button switch, door latch, lamp control: Hi Stan, Except for the fact that it happens when you aren t moving, I would attribute this to having a door latch adjustment which is too loose and accidentally opens the push-button switch on the door whose purpose is to turn on the courtesy lights. That...

Chrysler Repair: Interior lights/key-in chime fuses: 1995 LeBaron LX, interior lamps, fuse box
interior lamps, fuse box, courtesy lights: Hi Tim, The interior lamps are powered by minifuse #47 20 amp in the power distribution center and fuse 13 10 Amp in the fuse box. The key-in warning switch has a light blue wire from pin 2 of the body computer black plug and its function is to ground that...

Chrysler Repair: Interior lights staying on - 96 Concorde, amp fuse, door switches
amp fuse, door switches, electric locks: Hi Babette, The fuse that will kill all the interior lights is #13 under the dash. That fuse sends power to all the lights, but they don t illuminate unless the other end of each bulb filament is connected to the - post of the battery (ground) The way the...

Chrysler Repair: Intermitant fuel delivery, battery connections, fuel delivery
battery connections, fuel delivery, timing belt: Hi Duke, The continuing 11 and 13 codes would still lead me to believe that the photooptic and the MAP are not good. When the car died after 4 minutes, did you happen to do the 5 second crank measurement to see how long the power was delivered to the + post...

Chrysler Repair: Intermitent Speedometer Malfunction, 1992 chrysler lebaron, chrysler lebaron
1992 chrysler lebaron, chrysler lebaron, mechanical cluster: Hi Lee, I would say it is an electronic problem except for the fact that you say you can get it to respond by accelerating. That may imply that there is some issue of the gear interconnection with the right side half shaft spline. I suspect that the only...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittant power loss, accessories, 1 in 10 min., fatigue crack, conductive wire
fatigue crack, conductive wire, loose power: Hi Steve, About the only way I know for that to happen is if the major fuse in the power distribution center (narrow box near the battery) that supplies the smaller fuses for those several system has a fatigue crack in its internal conductive wire and so...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittant starting/no start...2.5 V-6... Code 11 found, crankshaft sensor, wire colors
crankshaft sensor, wire colors, coil pack: Hi again, So you do get an 11 code. I guess with those symptoms you really don t need to do a readout! You might want to get the new crankshaft sensor first so you know what you are looking for (~ $75). Then notice that the position (depth) of the sensor...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent no crank/stall on 2003 Chrysler TC, chrysler tc, gas mileage
chrysler tc, gas mileage, starter relay: so far u are doing good The cluster with your year is not the same so thats not a factor.I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look at it for u. IF not we will need some way of getting more info when it does happen I have a few ideas but with out...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent engine miss when a/c is on, home mechanic, communication issue
home mechanic, communication issue, fuel engine: Hi Rennie, When the AC is called for there is a greater load put on the engine which is supposed to be corrected by the engine controller sensing that the AC has been activated and adjusting the idle air control motor. There could be a communication problem...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent start problem - 93 5th Ave, computer resets, cable problem
computer resets, cable problem, electronic sensor: Hi Lisa, I would try the battery disconnect trick some time during the day immediately after you have driven it, and you are at home so you won t be stranded if something fails on you. Notice whether or not you get the same arcing sound and see a spark upon...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent starter problem: 1999 Voyager, neutral safety switch, chrysler dealer
neutral safety switch, chrysler dealer, starter problem: Hi Marius, The best thing of course would be to have a voltmeter handy when it refuses to start. When you say no fuel pump are you sure of that, because that would implicate the automatic shutdown relay circuit, but that relay is NOT involved with the starter...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent wipers - New Yorker 1989, yorker landau, intermittent wipers
yorker landau, intermittent wipers, variable resistor: Hi Martyn, Yes that is lucky about the trans, so keep babying it. On the wipers, I have the 89 shop manaul, and it is either the body computer, the wiring or the variable resistor section of the control switch on the steering column. The body computer is...

Chrysler Repair: Intermittently dies on strart, then won't do anything, vtss, theft security
vtss, theft security, lock switch: Hi Micheal, This is a typical problem and is the symptom of an issue with the vehicle theft security system. Unfortunately the VTSS is hard-wired into the engine controller and body controller and requires a diagnostic readout box to troubleshoot it, at a...

Chrysler Repair: Intrepid 2.7, engine oil dipstick, dipstick tube
engine oil dipstick, dipstick tube, negative cable: I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look at it for u. REMOVAL Disconnect negative cable from remote jumper terminal. WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE PRESSURE CAP WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND UNDER PRESSURE BECAUSE SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR....

Chrysler Repair: Intrepid power window, jumper wire, door switches
jumper wire, door switches, chrysler intrepid: Hi Akos, I assume that you tried switching with one of the other door switches with no success. The problem could be with the driver s master switch when it is in the off position. Why not check that you have continuity between pin 8 and all of the following...

Chrysler Repair: Intrepid Won't start, dash lights, switc
dash lights, switc, swtich: Hi Ed, Yes, check #14,18,19 and 20 fuses because those are all supplied on the dark blue wire from the ignition switch. That section of the switch gets its power in turn from fuse A in the power distribution box under the hood, but it also supplies the starter...

Chrysler Repair: Intrepid won't start, hi ed, power distribution
hi ed, power distribution, fuses: Hi Ed, That certainly suggests some burned/oxodized contacts in the switch. If you wanted to verify for sure, you could see if the red wire at the switch s plug has the full 12V on it as that is the supply for the the dark blue thru the switch contacts....

Chrysler Repair: idiling problem, spray nozzle, air leaks
spray nozzle, air leaks, chrysler cirrus: Hi Raj, Assuming that there is no vacuum leak, then the second possibility is an exhuast recirculation valve that is sticking ajar until the engine warms up. So you need to try and get it freed up and moving again so that it will be closed when the engine...

Chrysler Repair: idle, chrysler concorde, 1993 chrysler concorde
chrysler concorde, 1993 chrysler concorde, cam shaft: Hi Chris, Have you tried to ask the engine controller for any fault codes it may have recorded? Turn the ignition on-off-on-off-on (quickly, in less than 5 seconds) and leave on , then the check engine light will begin to flash, pause, flash, pause,...

Chrysler Repair: ignition key hangs up in lock,: '94 LH car, lock cylinder, fan blower
lock cylinder, fan blower, powdered graphite: On the lock cylinder, I would suggest that you use a small tube of powdered graphite grease and put the small tip at the interface between the lock cylinder and its housing and squeeze on the sides of the plastic container to blow some of the graptite into...

Chrysler Repair: ignition key wont turn 98 stratus, snail mail, lock cylinder
snail mail, lock cylinder, dodge stratus: Hi Ashley, About the only thing I can suggest is that in addition to tinkering with the key as you have done previously, that you might also try moving the gear selector for the automatic transmission to a different position or slightly off center from the...

Chrysler Repair: ignition lock?, chrysler sebring jxi, chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring jxi, chrysler sebring, cly: sounds like the key cly needs to be replaced happens quite often. if it happens again hit the key with something as u turn it. The new key cly will have all the stuff to rebuild it but the key ways that are in the old one. U will transfer the old key ways...

Chrysler Repair: ignition problem upon acceleration, chrysler lhs 1994, wire insulation
chrysler lhs 1994, wire insulation, chrysler lhs: Hi John, The engine controller may have noticed the problem and logged it into the memory. The most useful thing to do would be to try to get the fault codes that are likely stored in the engine controller memory to readout. Try using the ignition key: turn...

Chrysler Repair: ignition switch, haynes manual, spare key
haynes manual, spare key, floor shift: Hi Landon, My collection of manuals does not include models as new as the 2000. However these parts don t change that often so my 94 Concord shop manual and the 93-7 Haynes manual may be of help. The key and cylinder not only operates the ignition switch...

Chrysler Repair: ignition system?, msd ignition system, chrysler cirrus
msd ignition system, chrysler cirrus, primary winding: Hi Mike, I would hook the white wire to the black/gray wire on pin 6 of the 6-pin plug of the distributor harness because that is the trigger for the regular coil also, and I would hook the red to the dark green/orange wire at pin 1 (or it may be labelled...

Chrysler Repair: ignition timing on 3.0L V-6, coolant temp, temporary fault
coolant temp, temporary fault, magnetic sensor: Hi Jim, The tube is for a magnetic sensor electronic timing unit. You don t have to use it though. There should be scale next to the tube and a timing mark on the pulley. So use the timing light, only be sure to have the engine warmed up, and to remove the...

Chrysler Repair: ignition, powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module
powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module, shaft position: Yes the control for the ignition coil pack is centered in the ECU (also called the powertrain control module, PCM). If you have no spark, however, it may be due to the failure of one of the sensors for the crank or cam shaft position. If one of those is not...

Chrysler Repair: im lost, position sensors, engine controller
position sensors, engine controller, digit numbers: Hi Kevin, I don t understand when you say that the check engine light didn t come on. If you simply turn the key to run without trying to start the engine, doesn t that light come on? If not then it is burned out and you should replace it so that you can...

Chrysler Repair: ingniton fuel fuse keeps on blowing, amp fuse, fuel pump relay
amp fuse, fuel pump relay, resistance measurement: Hi Jason, I think the first thing to do is see if turning the ignition switch to run causes the fuse to blow, and if not verify that it blows when then try the start position. If it blows in run, then the starter motor circuit is off the table as a possible...

Chrysler Repair: injector connectors - '95 3.5, chrysler dodge dealership, flat pieces
chrysler dodge dealership, flat pieces, fuel injector: Hi Bill, I am sorry to say that i have not experienced that sort of a problem, so I can t picture what the flat piece is that you are speaking about. I would suggest that you stop by a Chrysler-Dodge dealership and check with the parts counter person who...

Chrysler Repair: inner tierod end 98 intrepid 2.7L, napa autoparts, tierod
napa autoparts, tierod, english directions: Well leave it to those aftermarket guys.First they bring you the glue together cv boot and now this.When you first inquired you said just one bushing.I have always left 1 bolt in the rack for reasons you will soon find out.I would line every thing up and put...

Chrysler Repair: install crank sensor, crankshaft position sensor, chrysler sebring convertible
crankshaft position sensor, chrysler sebring convertible, crank sensor: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR - 2.5L REMOVAL Remove speed control servo from driver s side strut tower. Remove crankshaft position sensor retaining bolt Crankshaft Position Sensor Pull crankshaft position sensor straight up out of the transaxle housing....

Chrysler Repair: How to install part # 500 3480 AA on 2000 van, chrysler dealer, splash guard
chrysler dealer, splash guard, questioners: Hi Marci, I am afraid you have me guessing on that question. I have not seen the Technical Service Bulletin on the splash guard. My suggestion would be to go back to the Chrysler dealer and ask them to show you the TSB which should be on file in the service...

Chrysler Repair: installing and removing steerig gear box on 83 Chrysler 5th ave, postal mail, fwd cars
postal mail, fwd cars, rear wheel drive: Hi William, I have to claim ignorance on that year and model. The earliest shop manual I have is for 85 and for FWD cars. Is the 5th Ave. a rear wheel drive? I might be able to get at a manual at our local library if you don t have a good library with auto...

Chrysler Repair: instrument cluster illumination, intensity brightness, relevant history
intensity brightness, relevant history, model body: Hi Trudy, The intensity (brightness) of the cluster bulbs is adjustable, usually by twisting the knob that turns on the headlamps (or maybe a separate wheel-type adjuster on the dash) and that might be in the totally dark position, thus no illumination. Lastly,...

Chrysler Repair: About instrument cluster/system front panel, trip odometer, cluster system
trip odometer, cluster system, instrument cluster: Hi Ader, I vaguely recall the original question, model, year, etc. but I need to have a reference to the original (I have answerd over 600 questions!). Can you tell me the aprroximate date and the subject of your question so I can look it up? I doubt the...

Chrysler Repair: instrument panel, electrical gremlins, fuse box
electrical gremlins, fuse box, light dimmer: Hi Mary J, I am going to have to guess a bit on this one. But I believe that the fuses are under the dash on the driver s side of the car along with another unit called the body contol module. The body control module is sort of the central brain of the electrical...

Chrysler Repair: intake air temp. sensor, ft lbs torque, intake air temperature sensor
ft lbs torque, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temp: INTAKE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR The intake air temperature sensor threads into the intake manifold plenum Intake Air Temperature Sensor and MAP Sensor - 2.4L or Intake Air Temperature Sensor and MAP Sensor - 2.5L REMOVAL Remove electrical connector from...

Chrysler Repair: intake manifold, air temperature sensors, chrysler sebring convertible
air temperature sensors, chrysler sebring convertible, throttle position sensor: INTAKE MANIFOLD/PLENUM - 2.5L ENGINE REMOVAL Disconnect negative cable from auxiliary jumper terminal Auxiliary Jumper Terminal WARNING: RELEASE FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE BEFORE SERVICING FUEL SYSTEM COMPONENTS. SERVICE VEHICLES IN WELL VENTILATED AREAS AND...

Chrysler Repair: interior electrical problem, push button switch, auto repair manuals
push button switch, auto repair manuals, chrysler corp: Hi Frank, I don t have any wiring diagrams for an Oldsmobile which is made by General Motors, not Chrysler Corp. But I would agree that the push button switch on the door frame is probably why the interior lights don t come on. You could try rotating the...

Chrysler Repair: interior lamps won't shut off in 95 Chrysler LHS, 1995 chrysler lhs, light fuse
1995 chrysler lhs, light fuse, interior lamps: Hi Maria, Thanks for the detailed explanation. I suspect that one of the door switch wires has a bit of insulation worn away and it is touching a metal surface which is thus causing a false door open condition to be detected and thus turning on your interior...

Chrysler Repair: intermittent noisey lifter, cirrius, transmission oil
cirrius, transmission oil, fuel injectors: Most likely there is no can-o-repair but,they do sell many products that claim to fix noisy lifters .I have even heard that1/2 quart of transmission oil run for two weeks or, even one cup of brake fluid run for one week,can fix hydrolic lifters.You...

Chrysler Repair: intermittent wipers on 2000 voyager not working, plymouth voyager, intermittent wipers
plymouth voyager, intermittent wipers, straight pins: Hi Steve, The body control module is located under the dash, directly behind the junction block that contains all the fuses/relays/plugs. The way you could verify that the wiring up to the bcm (from the wiper control) is working, before you go to the expense...

Chrysler Repair: intrepid 1994: limp-in, loss of cluster readings, communication issue, transmission controller
communication issue, transmission controller, trans shop: Hi Dan, I would try to readout the engine controller for fault codes using the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less. Then watch the check engine lamp which remains on to begin to flash, pause, flash,etc. Count the...

Chrysler Repair: intrepid 96' wont start, car wont start, ground cable
car wont start, ground cable, door locks: way to many issues to deal with at once.. No start first then deal with others. Battery good? Red light on the dash to say alarm is active? try turning the key in the door locks driver and passenger to see if it will disarm? How am i suptose to know what...

Chrysler Repair: intrepid timming information, camshaft sprockets, wife shari
camshaft sprockets, wife shari, tensioner pulley: Hi Robert, Yes, the position of the crankshaft ( main pulley cam ) has to be synched to both of the camshaft pulleys. So you will need to remove the belt tensioner and timing belt and then line up the marks on all three sprockets and then reinstall the belt...

Chrysler Repair: 98 G. Voyager- intermittant starting or turning over, plymouth grand voyager, key cylinder
plymouth grand voyager, key cylinder, grand voyager: Thanks Doug. The alarm system is factory installed. It has been know to malfunction. Another thing, the vehicle will usually start and die after a few seconds. If you leave the door unlock, after awhile it will start and run without and problems then it will...

Chrysler Repair: JEEP WON'T START, no spark., jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee
jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee, grand cherokee laredo: Hi Devita, The bell housing is the front part of the transmission, the part that mates with the rear of the engine. The crank sensor is usually mounted at the seam between the engine and the transmission. It has three wires: one will have 8V on it compared...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep 2.7 Ltd CRD rear wiper, rest position, time mode
rest position, time mode, liftgate: It could be a bad ground.I would look at the wiring at the motor and through the liftgate.If this vehicle is in the States (which I m thinking not) it should still be under warranty.I don t know what export warranty is.For me rear wiper problems have most...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0, jeep cherokee sport, jeep cherokee
jeep cherokee sport, jeep cherokee, jeep service: depends on the year jeep u have and if u have a gray key or not. The pcm will need to be on the jeep and programed with the vin and such a dealer yes can do this and no they can not do anything unless it is hooked up to the jeep it self. I got some family...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep dies when put into gear, jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee
jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee, grand cherokee laredo: alright if i have the correct fuse that fuse goes to your engine computer but that does not mean that your engine computer is causing this fuse to blow it could be a wire touching ground when u put it in gear as well. OK this fuse is between a 15 amp and...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 BCM, jeep grand cherokee, body control module
jeep grand cherokee, body control module, grand cherokee: whats wrong with your ac? whats wrong with the head lights? IF u had a gray key that means u have a key that would need to be programed to the jeep if u replace the BCM. The bcm would not require a program that I can remember not at least for the vin or...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep Grand Cherokee Repair, jeep grand cherokee, advance auto parts
jeep grand cherokee, advance auto parts, oil pressure sending unit: Hi Dan, I m pleased that the temp sensor replacement fixed that issue. On the oil filter adapter, unless the engine is one of the units used in the Chrysler car/van line I just don t have any manuals or personal knowledge about the part that you have identified...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep Ground-out Issue, chrysler corp, dash lights
chrysler corp, dash lights, electrical contact: Hi Justin, I don t have any wiring diagrams for Jeeps but if they are typical of Chrysler Corp. engineering then my thoughts are that it is not something grounding out the battery and draining it because that would not happen immediately without a large arc...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep power window, jeep power, jeep owners
jeep power, jeep owners, access repair: Hi Steve, The shop manual for the 93 Jeep arrived just now. It shows a vairety of things to remove to get the panel off. Let me know if you still need my help and I ll list them all for you. Roland Hi Steve, While I disclaim expertise on Jeeps, I...

Chrysler Repair: Jeep problem:oil leak near filter housing, coolant temp, steady drip
coolant temp, steady drip, proper signal: Hi Daniel, I m glad that the coolant temp sensor change improved your cold start problems. On the oil leak near the filter adapter, usually the oil pressure sensor-sender unit is also located nearby, and those often will begin to leak because of the design...

Chrysler Repair: jeep brakes, jeep grand wagoneer, grand wagoneer
jeep grand wagoneer, grand wagoneer, extreme inline: hello mike In this case u could have a bad calpier take a pair of vice grips and put on the rubber part od the brake line then try the brakes not on the road up and down the drive way if u have no problem with the brakes then change that caplier try both...

Chrysler Repair: jeep lights flashing & smelly vent air, vent air, cab air
vent air, cab air, grand cherokee: the sensor is on top of the dash the little red thing on top. U remove the 2 side panels and then lift up on the top 2 screws hold the sensor to the dash. the smell could be water staying inside and getting mold or have an evap leaking. U can spray...

Chrysler Repair: jeep speed sensor, jeep grand cherokee, turbine speed
jeep grand cherokee, turbine speed, grand cherokee: Hi Alex, If it is like the Chrysler trans, it would be on the left side of the unit (where all the various mechanical, electrical, hydraulic fittings are) and it would be at the very far end of the trans. It is located about mid-level and there is another...

Chrysler Repair: my jeep stalls out and dies, few more miles, fuel level
few more miles, fuel level, fuel pump: What year is the Jeep, also what model and engine? There s been several problems both with the fuel pump as well as the fuel level unit. The pump may work fine but if you re running out of gas then obviously you re not going to go far. Do you know FOR CERTAIN...

Chrysler Repair: Key lock replacement, postal mail, lock cylinder
postal mail, lock cylinder, key lock: Hi John, You have to remove the trim panel on the inside and then you have to remove the entire outside handle assembly in order to then remove the lock cylinder. There are enough steps in this that I would recommend that I postal mail you the pages showing...

Chrysler Repair: Key-obtained Fault Codes 12, 43, cable clamps, spark coil
cable clamps, spark coil, engine controller: Hi Verna, The 12 code means that sometime in the past 50-100 uses of the car the battery was disconnected or the voltage supply to the engine controller was disconnected (loose connection?). It is not very relevant accept in the case if the car simply dies...

Chrysler Repair: Key Switch Codes, 1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, radiator fan: Hi Thelma, The relevant code is the 35 which says there is something wrong with the radiator fan control circuit. So begin by jumping 12V from the battery to each of the fan motors to make sure both fans are o.k. Then let the engine warm up and watch to see...

Chrysler Repair: Key won't turn in ignition, key cylinder, extreme limits
key cylinder, extreme limits, lock cylinder: Hi Peter, You didn t say what year an model you have, but in any case either the key/lock cylinder match up has degraded due to wear OR the safety interlock cable/mechanism that ties the key cylinder into the gearshift/brake pedal mechanism is out of adjustment....

Chrysler Repair: Key wont start car., chrysler town and country, dashboard lights
chrysler town and country, dashboard lights, car question: if u get a clunk when u try and turn it over its sounds like a starter. U might be looking at an IGN switch for when u turn it back all the way for the ACC stuff to work. if u have time right now call me and walk out to the van so i can hear it. 770 595...

Chrysler Repair: Key won't turn on Sebring, chrysler dealer, lock cylinder
chrysler dealer, lock cylinder, safety interlock: Hi Brittany, Thanks for the report and the earlier kind evaluation of my response. I suggested it might have been simply the lock cylinder and indeed it was good that you looked at that first rather than having it towed to a dealer. A second questioner with...

Chrysler Repair: Keyless entry module, cirrus lxi, chrysler dealer
cirrus lxi, chrysler dealer, fuse box: Hi Oswaldo, I have the 96 manual and if it applies to your 95 then the module is part of the body computer located under the dash adjacent to the fuse box. So it is not a separate module any longer as in the earlier years. It appears that a diagnostic readout...

Chrysler Repair: Keyless entry, electrical locks, chrysler concord
electrical locks, chrysler concord, mechanical locks: Hi Donna, The remote keyless fob uses a lithium battery like in watches. You should see a round removable lid on it and the battery # is engraved on it. I believe it will be a #2025. You can get one at any electronics store. The anti-theft system doesn t...

Chrysler Repair: key alarm, chrysler new yorker, chrysler dealer
chrysler new yorker, chrysler dealer, instrument cluster: Hi Henry, My thinking is that you would be better off just disconneting the alarm system unless you want to repair the wiring to the locks. Let me know which type of instrument cluster you have (conventional or electronic) and I can tell you how to fool the...

Chrysler Repair: key fob, door locks, ground terminal
door locks, ground terminal, programming instructions: Remove upper center bezel from instrument panel and locate the traction control black connector. Turn key on ground terminal 4 door locks will lock and unlock to say system in in programing mode. Press any key on the fob locks will cycle for each fob programed...

Chrysler Repair: key fob, chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus, remote keyless entry: Hi Jack, As best I can tell ( 96 Cirrus shop manual) the diagnostic readout box is needed to communicate with the remote keyless entry function of the body computer. So as each fob is different I believe that it has to be introduced to the system via that...

Chrysler Repair: key switch malfunction, steering wheel lock, intermediate position
steering wheel lock, intermediate position, key switch: Hi Dominick Sometimes the key lock is bound up because the steering wheel lock is pressing on the mechanism so at to prevent the key from turning. So try to turn the steering wheel both ways to see if one or the other extremes of position, or an intermediate...

Chrysler Repair: keyless entry: programming a new transmitter, keyless entry programming, chrysler lhs
keyless entry programming, chrysler lhs, 94 chrysler lhs: Hi Tim, The plug you have to access in behind the middle upper vent bezel of the instrument panel (above the radio). Remove the bezel. Behind the bezel you should find a black plug connector, attached to the bezel or to a traction control switch, with 6 contacts;...

Chrysler Repair: kickdown band adjustment...stripped threads!, plymouth neon, pb blaster
plymouth neon, pb blaster, neon 2: Hi Lisa, You have, in the vernacular, stripped the threads on the hole. I would investigate at a trade tool supply house as to whether there is a save-a-thread insert kit, like the ones that are used when the threads for a spark plug hole in the cylinder...

Chrysler Repair: knocking noise from front end, cherokee jeep, jeep line
cherokee jeep, jeep line, cv boot: Hi David, I do not claim expertise with the Jeep line of vehicles so it is guesswork on my part. If this seems to be associated with suspension motion due to road unevenness then besides the antiroll bar you might want to check the strut mount at the top...

Chrysler Repair: knocking sounds from front end, constantly, drive axles, strut rod
drive axles, strut rod, rubber boots: Hi Ray, You didn t mention whether the rate of knocking was constant regardless of speed or if it got faster/slower with speed changes. If constant, then I would suspect a suspension part either has a worn bushing or loose/detached bolt, specifially the anti-sway...

Chrysler Repair: L/Side Pwr Sliding Door Chrysler T/C, chrysler town, small fortune
chrysler town, small fortune, key control: the Chrysler online manuals don t show pics. The sliding door popping open and not moving I usually see the latch being the issue the other one have u made sure the over head switch is on and not locked out there as well? I live in Atlanta and I can do some...

Chrysler Repair: LaBaron Radio Replacement, infinity radio, stereo unit
infinity radio, stereo unit, assigments: Hi Joe, Stereo in cars is not something I have studied very thoroughly. However I do notice that by 94 the Chrysler Infinity radio included a CD player, so you could check the later LeBaron models thru 95 to see what you could find. The Infinity does need...

Chrysler Repair: Lamp out indicator malfunction?, dodge ram 2500, dodge ram 2500 diesel
dodge ram 2500, dodge ram 2500 diesel, trailer wireing: the whole lamp out deal is checked by restance so when there is higher then normal restance like when a bulb is out u get that ding. Unplug the trailer tow connector and see if it goes away. After that u could have something to do with the connection that...

Chrysler Repair: Leaking Water from 94 Lebaron, lebaron convertible, mounting bolt
lebaron convertible, mounting bolt, cracked head: Hi Marci, I can t be sure where the leak is, but I think it might be something fairly easy. If the leak appears to be coming out between the two banks of cylinders, in the space between the intake manifold and the top of the block, then it could just be an...

Chrysler Repair: LeBaron 3.0 V-6 overheating, chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron, radiator fan: Hi Jim, I got you comment and kind evaluation. On the fan, it should come on regardless of the temperature or any other factor whenever you activate the ac compressor clutch. In fact the compressor will not come on unless the fan relay is activated, so that...

Chrysler Repair: LeBaron 92 - timing belt, chrysler cars, maintenance cycles
chrysler cars, maintenance cycles, front wheel drive: Hi Zdenek, The best way to consider the belt condition is to inspect it for cracks, separations, etc. On the V6 you will find at the top front of each bank of cylinder a round plastic cover that is held in place by 3 bolts. Remove the covers and you will...

Chrysler Repair: LeBaron Convertable 1990 electric fan and air conditioning troubles, side kick panel, forward wheel
side kick panel, forward wheel, k n air filter: Hi Rick, Thanks for the generous evaluation. I ll do the copies tomorrow and mail them to you. The location of the fan relay is not in the relay block inside the cabin, but rather under the hood in the engine compartment. The inner fender is basically, the...

Chrysler Repair: LeBaron part number, hi doc, park position
hi doc, park position, bell housing: Hi Doc, I did get through to the parts man who told me that the part number is still current. The O-ring is in stock at a cost of $ 3.50 each, which I would be pleased to get and mail to you along with the pages on the ignition switch key lock removal. So...

Chrysler Repair: Lebaron concealed headlight cover doors, electrical schematics, lebaron
electrical schematics, lebaron, wiring diagrams: Hi Kim, Tell me what is wrong with yours and maybe I can give you what you need to know. But when you write back give me a postal mailing address too and I can xerox and postal mail you the parts of the wiring diagrams that apply to your problem. Rolan...

Chrysler Repair: Lebaron conv. 1990 trans and electrical, electrical gremlins, trans fluid
electrical gremlins, trans fluid, double speed: Hi Steve, When you say that you deduced it was a short causing the electrical problems, does that mean they no longer exist, and so I don t have to research what might cause them? Please let me know one way or the other. Roland Hi Steve, I have the...

Chrysler Repair: Lebaron Fault Code, distributor shaft, mr roland
distributor shaft, mr roland, hall effect sensor: Hi Anthony, The sensor is on the underside of a black plastic disc that is the same diameter as the inside of the distributor (slightly domed, 6 segments etched in the surface, wire and plug to connect externally to engine harness plug) and if you lift up...

Chrysler Repair: Lebaron GTS not starting, hall effect sensors, spark coil
hall effect sensors, spark coil, hall sensor: Hi Zach, It is not necessarily the case that the ASD relay is bad. You will want to check the voltage carefully at the + pole of the spark coil. If you see no voltage at all when you begin to crank, then either the ASD relay in the engine controller is...

Chrysler Repair: Lebaron stuck in 2nd gear (electronic transaxle), lebaron gtc, transmission control unit
lebaron gtc, transmission control unit, inner fender: Hi Gary, If there was no collision between the other vehicle and a drive shaft(front wheel) of your LeBaron it is doubtful that the trans internal parts were damaged. The transmission control unit however is mounted on the right front inner fender, inside...

Chrysler Repair: LH car '97: rough idle/coolant loss; codes 21,43,52, obd ii reader, losing coolant
obd ii reader, losing coolant, coolant loss: Hi Jamie, You are very welcome. I assume that you have either the 3.3 or 3.8L engine in the car, because the 2.7/3.2L engines came out in the 98 model year, I believe. The 21 and 53 codes both speak to problems with the oxygen sensors, but unfortunately...

Chrysler Repair: LH car seat reclines too far, track bolts, chrysler concorde
track bolts, chrysler concorde, seat backs: Hi Dave, My LH manual doesn t speak to this question. However it does show that the seat back is removable and therefore I would be inclined (excuse the pun) to remove the seat back and examine whether the motor driven recliner rods can be adjusted to be...

Chrysler Repair: LH:power seats & windows, AC temp door probs., yorker landau, fuse box
yorker landau, fuse box, door switch: Hi Ken, Taking these questions in order: The fact that the passenger window only will not operate means that power for the system is present at the master control switch. But because neither the passenger door switch not the master switch will activate the...

Chrysler Repair: LH temp runs high w/o overflow:a problem?, temperature gauge, double fan
temperature gauge, double fan, repair job: Hi Marco, I wonder if you are too concerned about the temperature gauge? It may not be accurate. But even if the temp sender and gauge are correct, I would not be concerned as long as it doesn t reach full scale H, stays there, and with overflow from bottle....

Chrysler Repair: LHS 1994 oil light "ON" while hot idle, conventional oils, oil light
conventional oils, oil light, warning light: Hi Gene, The light on is a not usually a concern with the engine idling. The minimum requirements for idle pressure are usually in the range of 4 psi, but the warning light sender may be set to close at a psi higher than that, and what your sender is actually...

Chrysler Repair: LHS 1994 POOR TRANSMISSION SHIFTING, 1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, hydraulic problem: Hi Phillip, That behavior of locking into 2nd gear is called limp-in mode and it means that the trans controller isn t happy with the way the trans is operating so to protect itself it stops shifting and also so that you will go have its memory readout...

Chrysler Repair: LHS 2000: heater for seat, map light bulb, check fuse, fuse box
check fuse, fuse box, circuit breakers: Hi Barb, There is in the fuse box under the dash two circuit breakers. These are resettable switches so you might find that one s lever is different from the other in its position. The one that is labelled CB 2 is the power source for the heated seats, both...

Chrysler Repair: LHS 96 Cooling fan, powertrain control module, amp fuses
powertrain control module, amp fuses, amp fuse: Hi Frank, If you are telling me that the fans don t work, AND that the A/C clutch does not work, then I would begin by looking at all the large amp fuses in the power distribution center where the relays are located. There is likely to be one large (40?)...

Chrysler Repair: LHS: Body Control Module.Where is it? Lock fault?, 1993 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
1993 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, perforated lines: Hi Jeff, Yes the body control module does actuate the electrical door locks so that it could be giving a false signal to do so. It may be that some water (due to a windshield leak above it) has gotten into one or more of the three 25-pin plugs and caused...

Chrysler Repair: LHS coolant backflow problem, head gasket leak, coolant recovery
head gasket leak, coolant recovery, overflow tube: Hi Al, There are two possibilities: that you have a head gasket leak which is pressurizing the cooling system or that you have air trapped in the system. Of course this assumes that the thermostat and radiator are functioning properly. On the way to get...

Chrysler Repair: LHS Electrical:deck lid opens, dash dims, whining sound?, auto locks, water leaks
auto locks, water leaks, pin plugs: Hi Greg, All these gremlins smack of problems at the body control module. I doubt that the issue involves checking all the wiring which would be an invitation to a bottomless pit of labor charges. I would simply go to the module as I described and look...

Chrysler Repair: LHS: engine won't turn,odor, smoke. Water pump?, crankshaft pulley, crank shaft
crankshaft pulley, crank shaft, engine crankshaft: Hi Joe, The engine is indeed non-free wheeling which means there is the likelihood of the pistons colliding with the valves. It depends upon the exact point where the valve train was positioned when the belt broke. I have to say I don t know what the odds...

Chrysler Repair: LHS interior lights blink, door locks cycle, alarms at will, chrysler lhs, striker plate
chrysler lhs, striker plate, door locks: Hi Beth, This is a common question with a simple answer: One (or more) of the doors is not securely latched to the door frame so that when the car is moving (and the body is flexing) the door secure sensor switch is falsely reporting that the door is ajar....

Chrysler Repair: LHS Lemon 1994, jeep grand cherokee, grand cherokee
jeep grand cherokee, grand cherokee, recommedation: Hi Brandon, It sounds like you have several problems there. The trans is possibly the most concert. It might be worth getting a code readout of its controller memory for fault codes that would say whether it can be fixed without removing the trans, or does...

Chrysler Repair: LHS losing power, 97 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
97 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, sensor replacement: Hi Sheri, I wouldn t put it high on the list as the cause, and there should be a setting of a code of some sort regarding PCM communication or the like. Maybe after all other possibilities as a last resort and without any codes would I opt for that. The...

Chrysler Repair: LHS overheating, but no overpressurization?, water pump impeller, head gasket leak
water pump impeller, head gasket leak, upper radiator hose: Hi Jon: Thanks for the generous ratings. But I still can t tell you exactly why the car is overheating: You didn t tell me about the cooling fans coming on or not coming on. Can you tell me how you measured 240 degrees, or with which gaugs? What relays...

Chrysler Repair: LHS Power Antenna, stationary antenna, power antenna
stationary antenna, power antenna, fuse box: Hi John, I believe what is happening is that the connection that you are making from the red to the green/red is short circuiting the red wire, which after 5 minutes causes the circuit breaker in fuse box position #23 to open until you remove the connection...

Chrysler Repair: LHS stalls, power steering pump, diagnostic capability
power steering pump, diagnostic capability, engine controller: Hi Donna, One of the first things to do is to take advantage of the on-board diagnostic capability of the engine control system. Electrical and some vacuum related problems can be detected by it and stored in its memory for later readout. The most useful...

Chrysler Repair: LICENSE PLATE BULB, 2000 chrysler 300m, chrysler 300m
2000 chrysler 300m, chrysler 300m, lamp bulb: LICENSE PLATE LAMP BULB - REAR BUMPER FASCIA REMOVAL Remove screws attaching license plate lamp to rear bumper fascia. Remove license plate lamp from rear bumper fascia. Remove socket from lamp License Plate Lamp Bulb Pull bulb from socket. INSTALLATION...

Chrysler Repair: License Plate Lamp: Cirrus, rear quarter panel, wire colors
rear quarter panel, wire colors, rear fender: Hi Delores, Unfortunately the Chrysler shop manual I have doesn t show exactly where its mate is located other than the left rear quarter panel which is where you found it. The wire colors are black which is the ground wire that is ultimately attached to...

Chrysler Repair: License plate lamp replacement, chrysler sebring, negative cable
chrysler sebring, negative cable, lamp replacement: REMOVAL Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Remove screws attaching license plate lamp to rear bumper fascia. Remove license plate lamp (LICENSE PLATE LAMP). Rotate socket counterclockwise one quarter turn. Pull socket from back of lamp....

Chrysler Repair: Lift Support, gas shocks, shock cord
gas shocks, shock cord, geo metro: Hi Joe, Just by chance I changed out a pair of lift supports for the first time last week. Interestingly, they came fully extended so that concern was moot. This was done on a little Geo Metro but it shouldn t be any different on your PT. The only challenge...

Chrysler Repair: Liftgate mechanism - 94 Caravan SE, shift rod, speed auto
shift rod, speed auto, bottom panel: Hi Jeff, The entire auto repair category was shut down for about a week for no reason that the site management is willing to disclose. Sorry for the situation to be like that. On the liftgate, my 93 manual suggests: 1. make sure that 10V or more voltage...

Chrysler Repair: Liftgate motor not unlocking, can't open, xerox copy, postal mail
xerox copy, postal mail, shop manuals: Hi Drew, I don t personally have experience with the van, but I do have the 93 and 98 shop manuals. The latter shows how to remove the latch mechanism that may be necessary to correct this situation. Let me know which of these is nearer to the year of...

Chrysler Repair: Lights, chrysler labaron, low beams
chrysler labaron, low beams, high beams: Hi Jeff, The headlamp circuit also involves 2 relays, one for the high and one for the low beams. They are located in the relay block which is an array located just to the left of your shin when in the driver s seat, above what is called the kick panel. Take...

Chrysler Repair: Limp Mode no Speedo, chrysler cirrus, number translation
chrysler cirrus, number translation, transmission controller: Hi Steve, Oops, I just read the title of your question and noticed that there is no Speedo . I had overlooked that! Certainly then the output speed sensor is a suspected culprit or its electrical connection. The sensor is located at the far left end of the...

Chrysler Repair: Limp mode, national car rental, tic tac toe
national car rental, tic tac toe, plymouth voyager: I can tell u all day long what could be a possible answer. With out a code and there are 400 different ones in a tranny computer how am i suppose to know what wrong? I can guess as good as any one but with out the correct intel at hand or the simple fact...

Chrysler Repair: Why Limp-in mode: '96 electronic transaxle?, technical service bulletins, solenoid pack
technical service bulletins, solenoid pack, piston seal: Hi Chris, You are probably ahead of me on troubleshooting the ETAX but here goes: The cvi s look to be within the expected range. And changing the speed sensors was a good idea given the 731 and 733 codes. But the 1790 (earlier OBD-I code=36), from what...

Chrysler Repair: Location of the Radiator Fan Control Relay Circuit on the 2002 Caravan, radiator fan, dodge caravan
radiator fan, dodge caravan, negative cable: REMOVAL Open hood. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Remove the radiator crossmember to front fascia closure panel. Disconnect the relay electrical connector (Radiator Fan Relay). Remove the rivet attaching the relay to the front bumper...

Chrysler Repair: no spark, chrysler lebaron, neutral safety switch
chrysler lebaron, neutral safety switch, starter solenoid: Hi Joey, Aha! The original subject was location of solenoid and there being only one solenoid (on the starter) I had assumed that you meant the starter motor wasn t working. Now that I understand and that we have the correct subject no spark let me...

Chrysler Repair: Location of starter motor on 3.3/3.5L engine, rear flange, chrysler lhs
rear flange, chrysler lhs, dipstick tube: OK. The starter motor is cylindrical in shape and usually dark metal color. It is about 6 inches in diameter and about 10 inches long and it is mounted on its side with the axis parallel to the engine/vehicle axis. You know where the oil level dipstick is:...

Chrysler Repair: Location of the temperature sensor in a 97 town and country, coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor
coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, upper radiator hose: Hi Javier, The engine coolant temperature sensor, the one that is used by the powertrain controller to adjust the fuel mixture, is located immediately adjacent to the thermostat housing on the 3.0, 3.3, and 3.5L engines. That thermostat housing is connected...

Chrysler Repair: Long time setting up., crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt
crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt, mail route: Hi Wayne, If the vehicle was exposed to the elements for all that time it would be a candidate for rusting of the pistons in the cylinders so the first issue would be to put a socket and extension on the crankshaft pulley bolt and with a long breaker bar...

Chrysler Repair: Loose rear view mirror: Chrysler lebaron convt., chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1992 chrysler lebaron, rear view mirror: Hi Patrick, I don t have a LeBaron convert to compare to. I would suggest you go over to a Yahoo autos group called The Chrysler LeBaron Club, sign up so you can ask the question there, and ask it. There are about 1700 people, most of them own converts (I...

Chrysler Repair: Loss of horn&cruise control 91 lebaron, safety requirement, steering wheel
safety requirement, steering wheel, cruise control: Hi Joe, Yes, there are two possibilities: There is a connector for those two functions and the wires that come through the column to the steering wheel. It is located near the base of the steering column. So check in that area to be sure there is no disconnected...

Chrysler Repair: Lost remote control, good understanding, remote controls
good understanding, remote controls, security system: Hi Simon, What is the year and model of your car? The system has been thru a couple of generations so I need to know that. Of course I believe that if you will only lock the doors with the key that will prevent activation of the security system. Rolan...

Chrysler Repair: Loud clunking noise from front when accelerating, transmission problems, engine mounts
transmission problems, engine mounts, diagnostic test: Hi Robyn, I believe your problem is fairly simple to fix. One of the three engine mounts has fatigued and is probably operating on the remaining metal supports instead of the rubber bushing that is supposed to hold it in place. Thus the loud clunk when you...

Chrysler Repair: Loud ticking sound at idle:97 Plymouth minivan, oil viscosity, coolant leak
oil viscosity, coolant leak, valve lifter: Hi Dennise, That is usually the sound of an excess of space between the tappet/rocker arm and the valve stem which can be due to a sticking valve or a hydrualic tappet/valve lifter not pressurizing fully. I am not that expert on describing or hearing engine...

Chrysler Repair: Low Heat in 1993 Chrysler Lebaron V6 3L, air vent valve, 1993 chrysler lebaron
air vent valve, 1993 chrysler lebaron, chrysler lebaron: Hi Mike, What was the temp opening point on the new thermostat? It should have been 195F. If you get a 180 or so thermostat that will make the cooling system run at too low a temp to pressurize and to bring the coolant to a level to produce good heat. Is...

Chrysler Repair: Low Heater output, dodge grand caravan, cable sheath
dodge grand caravan, cable sheath, accurate thermometer: P.S. If it if like the car heater units, Mark, you may have a loose, broken or disconnected cable between the heat contol slider (that regulates the temp between hot and cold on the control panel) and the door that directs the incoming air across the heater...

Chrysler Repair: Low-side service port of A/C unit, chrysler voyager, c unit
chrysler voyager, c unit, thin metal: Hi Mary, I believe that you will find it in the thinner metal line between the compressor and the filter/drier can. At least that is where it is in my 89 Chrysler. So look along the thin (metal-only) line that starts at the compressor (the low side) until...

Chrysler Repair: Lowrider from LeBaron, chrysler lebaron, chrysler cars
chrysler lebaron, chrysler cars, consecutive minutes: Hi Miro, Thanks for the reply. I won t have to keep sending out extra replies now that I know the glitch is not in the mailing function. On the lowrider resource, I would bet that the best resource would be an online club that specializes in the K-body Chrysler...

Chrysler Repair: labor time to fix the head gasket, chrysler town and country, head gasket
chrysler town and country, head gasket, head bolts: Hi Yumei, I am not experienced in time of job estimation. The best thing to do is ask at several reliable shops for what they would charge for labor and parts. Also, there are 3 or 4 different engines that were used so you need to specify which one is in...

Chrysler Repair: lack of power, vacuum line, logic module
vacuum line, logic module, inner fender: Hi Robin, The baro read solenoid is actually assoicated with the MAP sensor mounted on the right strut tower (front). It s purpose is to occasionally measure the ambient baro pressure so it is merely an electrically controlled valve in the vacuum line from...

Chrysler Repair: lamp out 04 Ram 1500, new trucks, body electronics
new trucks, body electronics, bumpy road: Hi Mark, Unfortunately all the body electronics is integrated into one component, the body computer, which also has the buzzer built into it, in all likelihood. You could try shaking the bulbs gently in their sockets to find the loose one, or have a friend...

Chrysler Repair: back-up lamp switch location on automatic trans, neutral safety switch, lamp holders
neutral safety switch, lamp holders, backup lights: Hi Terry, There are two different transmissions: an electronic 4 speed automatic and a non-electronic 3 speed automatic. The back-up/park-neutral safety switch on both of them is at the lower edge of the side of trans that faces the front of the van. For...

Chrysler Repair: lash adjuster replacement, advanced auto part, rocker shaft
advanced auto part, rocker shaft, haynes manual: see u did not tell me u had a 3.0. Look online for some stuff called VALVE MEDIC they sell it at Advanced Auto part. its about 3 -4 bucks My mother has a 98 with a 3.0 in it and I replaced the heads on it for the smoking valve stem guides had 100k hehe....

Chrysler Repair: ldp-03 chrysler sebring, negative battery cable, crysler sebring
negative battery cable, crysler sebring, chrysler sebring: REMOVAL Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the fuel tank, refer to the fuel tank removal in this section Disconnect the EVAP hoses from the EVAP canister and the electrical connector (EVAP CANISTER HOSES). Squeeze the lower tabs on the EVAP...

Chrysler Repair: leaking coolant from near fuel filter/ n that area, overheating., chrysler labaron, electric fuel pump
chrysler labaron, electric fuel pump, hose clamps: Hi Kimberly, There are two types of set-ups for an 87 LeBaron (depending upon whether you have the 2 door coupe or convertible, or the 4 door GTS), I believe, because the former has a fuel injected engine with an electric fuel pump and the latter may have...

Chrysler Repair: leaks, plymouth grand voyager, oil pressure sending unit
plymouth grand voyager, oil pressure sending unit, voyager 3: Hi,Are you sure that the isn t coming from the oil pressure sending unit?Because there isn t any pressurized oil going through the timing cover and the sender (if I m not mistaken) is in the same general area.However timing cover leaks are common,they are...

Chrysler Repair: lebaron, windshield wipers, starter solenoid
windshield wipers, starter solenoid, shock tower: Hi Androu, I would open the hood and have a helper try the ignition key for you to the starter position. You should listen for a click to come from the starter relay on the shock tower on the driver s side of the car. If you get that click that is good. If...

Chrysler Repair: lhs overheating, water pump impeller, engine coolant
water pump impeller, engine coolant, radiator shop: Hi Nicole, I would not jump to the conclusion that it is the thermostat, but at the end of this you will learn how to find it. Please consider these other possibilities that I wrote to a fellow with a similar problem. Either the energy demand of the car...

Chrysler Repair: Changing fuel rail, dodge neon, average lifespan
dodge neon, average lifespan, uncertainty range: Hi Ann, Changing a fuel rail is a detailed process for which you should get a written instruction. I would recommend the Haynes publication as the most practical unless you can find a Chrysler-published manual, but those are much more expensive to start with...

Chrysler Repair: lifters, carravan, oil system
carravan, oil system, lifters: Hi Peter, I haven t noticed that but then I am not looking for it either. In my experience the tappet sounds occur due to insufficient oil pressure to the lifters and that can be caused by crud in the supply line to them or due to the oil being too thin....

Chrysler Repair: lights on 91 spirit, viper remote start, daytime running lights
viper remote start, daytime running lights, orange wire: Hi Rick, I suspect that the optical horn switch associated with headlamp hi/lo beam lever on the steering column is stuck in the on position. You can check that by looking at the red/orange wire coming out of the steering column at pin 20 of the multiwire...

Chrysler Repair: Back-up lights do not work., chrysler voyager, transmission controller
chrysler voyager, transmission controller, multiwire: Hi Tim, Fortunately I have the 93 shop manual and was able to find the relay after a bit of a search. It is under the hood, on the firewall (which apparently is also called the dash panel). On the passenger side of that panel you will see a fairly large...

Chrysler Repair: lights, jeep grand cheroke, door latch
jeep grand cheroke, door latch, headlamp switch: Hi Raul, Another question just like yours came in yesterday. Here is my answer: There are three possibilities- first is that one of the door open switches is misadjusted or the door latch on one of the doors has loosened in the closed door position such...

Chrysler Repair: limp mode, transmission shops, dollas
transmission shops, dollas, transmission shop: hehe my friend I still work at a dealer so I am certified up to the 08 that are not even out yet. But thats beside the point. First of all tell me more about the prob U spent 700 of a TCM that u did not need. The p700 code only tells u that the TCM has...

Chrysler Repair: location of ECU, 1997 chrysler concorde, electronic control module
1997 chrysler concorde, electronic control module, chrysler concorde: ok now that I know what kinda car we are talking about the info given to u is incorrect the computer controls the ground side not the power side. There are 3 coils inside the pack 1-3 and each one is grounded through the PCM so unless u have all 3 wires...

Chrysler Repair: location of thermostat on a 1996 6cyl chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus, coolant recovery
chrysler cirrus, coolant recovery, inlet hose: THERMOSTAT REMOVAL Drain cooling system to the thermostat level or below. Remove coolant recovery system (CRS) hose and thermostat/engine outlet connector bolts Thermostat/Engine Outlet Connector - 2.0L Engine and Thermostat and Engine Outlet Connector...

Chrysler Repair: loss of engine power during rain, splash shields, drive belts
splash shields, drive belts, digital dashboard: Hi Sunny, After sleeping on it, I have one more suggestion. There are three splash shields on the inner right fender (wheelhouse, transaxle, and engine drive belts) that are removable. Maybe you are missing one of these which is resulting in water being...

Chrysler Repair: Why loss of power in 2.6L 4 cyl Mitsubishi engine?, mitsubishi engine, relevant history
mitsubishi engine, relevant history, transmission type: Hi Matt, Do you mean to say 4 cyl , and do you have the Mitsubishi carbureted engine? Please tell me the model, year, transmission type, and relevant history of the problem. By no power do you mean the engine stumbles and threatens to die, or that it revs...

Chrysler Repair: loss of power while operating 1994 T&C van, fuel pump relay, relay breakdown
fuel pump relay, relay breakdown, chrys: Another couple of ideas: Relays are not very expensive, comparted to spark coils for example or MAP sensors, so you might want to consider investing in a relay to replace the autoshutdown relay in the power distribution center (it may be labelled, but if...

Chrysler Repair: '97 LHS : Low beam headlamps don't work, 1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, work question: Hi Clifton, That is important information. Look carefully at fuses #15 and 16 under the dash to make sure they aren t cracked. If you have a voltmeter, check to see if you get voltage to and thru the fuses when you have the headlights on and set to low beam...

Chrysler Repair: No low beam headlamps: 2000 Plymouth minivan, plymouth voyager, continuity test
plymouth voyager, continuity test, multifunction switch: Hi John, I think that you need to verify whether the low beam relay is being activated when you turn on the headlamp switch and the multifunction switch is set for the low beam position. If it doesn t click, then that would explain why there are no lows....

Chrysler Repair: low engine oil light and chime, oil pressure switch, infinite ohms
oil pressure switch, infinite ohms, 1998 plymouth voyager: Hi Charles, If the pressure sensor is correct (and if you so choose you might verify with a pressure gauge inserted in place of the sensor switch was correct, minimum pressure of 5 psi at idle) then my suggestion would be to increase the weight of the engine...

Chrysler Repair: low fuel light on off on off: 2000 LHS, fuel level sensor, side kick panel
fuel level sensor, side kick panel, variable resistor: Hi Jerry, That is an unusual problem. I am limited in that I don t have any wiring diagrams post 97, but I checked into the design of the fuel level sensor up to that time and can tell you the principles as to how the warning light works. The tank has one...

Chrysler Repair: low idle when in gear-hi temperature, pvc valve, vacuum hoses
pvc valve, vacuum hoses, auto part store: Hi Anthony, I suspect that you have either a 2.2 or 2.5L engine, not a 2.0L, correct? You can look on the underhood sticker to tell which one, it is listed in the upper corner of the sticker. In either case the problem with your temperature gauge and your...

Chrysler Repair: low pressure AC service port 94 Grand voyager, grand voyager, ac service
grand voyager, ac service, manual states: ac not on low and high are equal around 100. Running low 30 to 60 high 200 to 300. IF u start it up and see the low side go to 5 or below u have low freon or a low side restriction some where.I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look at it...

Chrysler Repair: low pressure valve a/c on 3.3 1999 caravan, auto parts store, pressure valve
auto parts store, pressure valve, freon: there are only 2 and u cant add freon on the high side because the stuff u get at an auto parts store is only low side. so u are down to the only connector that the gauge will attach onto. The low side is small and the high side is bigger.If u live in the...

Chrysler Repair: low rpms, vacuum leaks, vacuum leak
vacuum leaks, vacuum leak, vacuum lines: If the idle goes up to 2,000 RPM then that sounds like a vacuum leak. If it comes back down then either the idle control motor is compensating for the vacuum leak or the motor was the source of the vacuum leak itself and should be replaced. This idle...

Chrysler Repair: low spark intensity, jonestown mass suicide, tension tower
jonestown mass suicide, tension tower, electronic ignition system: Hi Roy, I doubt it is the sensor if you are getting spark to all the cylinders. It is more likely the part of the system that generates the spark. You could check whether the + wire at the coil is being grounded solidly by the engine control computer. Just...

Chrysler Repair: low speed fan relay sensor, blower motor resistor, sensor location
blower motor resistor, sensor location, diagnostic code: Who told u there was a sensor for that? Plus there would not be any trouble codes for a blower motor blowing only on high. U need a blower motor resistor and they are under the pass side dash.I live in the Atlanta area if u would like I can look at this...

Chrysler Repair: lower control arm, chrysler seabring, grease seal
chrysler seabring, grease seal, cotter pin: REMOVAL Raise vehicle. (Refer to LUBRICATION & MAINTENANCE/HOISTING - SERVICE PROCEDURE). Remove tire and wheel assembly. NOTE: Removing the outer tie rod from the steering knuckle allows the steering knuckle to be turned further. This allows better access...

Chrysler Repair: MAP location for 1999 cirrus, upper intake manifold, wire colors
upper intake manifold, wire colors, intake pipes: Hi Mike, There are two 4 cyl engines, a SOHC 2.0 and a DOHC 2.4. On the 2.0 the MAP and air intake temp sensor are combined in a single unit with 4 wires, while on the 2.4 the MAP is separate with the same wire colors as described earlier. In both cases...

Chrysler Repair: MAP sensor, 1999 Intrepid: 2.7L, powertrain control module, electronic voltmeter
powertrain control module, electronic voltmeter, short circuits: Hi Anthony, I don t believe the code is actually about another sensor and I don t believe that the sensors are going bad. More likely it is a wiring problem between the MAP and the Powertrain Control Module or there could be something stuck in the passageway...

Chrysler Repair: Manual Stick Shift/Gas Gauge, lebaron convertible, snail mail
lebaron convertible, snail mail, expensive tank: Hi Gerda, Thanks for the kind evaluation and comments. I did copy and mail the pages, for pick up this afternoon. I hope they will solve the shifting problem for you. Roland Hi Gerda, Thanks for the clarification. There are 4 pages about the gearshift...

Chrysler Repair: "Map Sensor", intake pipes, wire connector
intake pipes, wire connector, intake manifold: If you look on the underhood sticker, that drawing may also show its location. The MAP sensor is located on the side of the intake manifold (plenum) at the end closest to the throttle body. It senses the pressure level in the manifold. It is very close...

Chrysler Repair: Map sensor needed? Dodge '96 3.3, engine controller, barometric pressure
engine controller, barometric pressure, mileage: The engine may start and run, but not very well because the mixture will lack information as to what the local barometric pressure is and also whether you are accelerating or decelerating which changes the pressure; so the mixture is not likely to be optimal....

Chrysler Repair: Master Clutch Cylinder Jeep 91 Laredo, clutch cylinder, hydraulic clutch
clutch cylinder, hydraulic clutch, jeep owners: Hi Bob, I feel your frustration. My problem is in never having worked on a car with an hydraulic clutch problem, much less the specific vehicle you are dealing with. May I suggest that you check with the Yahoo Autos Group list to see if there is an on-line...

Chrysler Repair: Metal dust in oil old and filter, of transmission automatical, jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee
jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee, grand cherokee laredo: Hi Jorge, I am sorry for any delay you may have experienced since writing to me. The server was shut down for a day or more. I would not worry about metal dust in the filter because that is to be expected from normal wear and tear. It is a concern only when...

Chrysler Repair: Metal pieces found in transmission pan, jeep grand cherokee, rebuildable core
jeep grand cherokee, rebuildable core, grand cherokee: Hi Tricia, Finding debris in the pan(s) of a Chrysler trans is said in the manuals to be diagnostic of the need to open the transmission and repair what ever is damaged (rebuild). I assume that they took the debris out of the pans before putting it back together...

Chrysler Repair: MIL 2001 T&C: Codes 1684 and 0456, windshield washer fluid, fuel evaporation
windshield washer fluid, fuel evaporation, battery clamps: Hi Steve, The 1684 is an unremarkable one: the battery was disconnected sometime within the last 50 key-on-off cycles. If you can t recall that happening, then check the battery clamps to be sure they are tight. The 0456 means that the fuel evaporation collection...

Chrysler Repair: MIL code P0740, torque converter clutch, torque converter clutch circuit malfunction
torque converter clutch, torque converter clutch circuit malfunction, engine rev: Hi Eric, This code says that the lock-up of the two vanes of the torque converter is not occurring when the speed of the van goes over 45 or so mph. It may be that this is the case or it may be that the type of trans you have doesn t have the lock up feature....

Chrysler Repair: MIL is on, locking gas cap, fuel cap
locking gas cap, fuel cap, gas tank: did u get the locking gas cap from the dealer or any store?? U need one from a dealer so that it is a tight fit and does not turn on the check engine light. After that u might need to take it to the dealer for inspection.I live in Atlanta I could look at...

Chrysler Repair: Minivan 1996 3.3L:finding a used etax transmission, obd ii systems, nearby model
obd ii systems, nearby model, prospective vendor: Hi Kev, The Chrysler electronic transaxle is a very complicated device and is often the cause of vehicles being sold/wreckered. I would only buy a trans like that used if you knew its history and could get a readout of the fault codes to see if any faults...

Chrysler Repair: Minivan Airconditioner, chrysler town and country, chrysler town and country van
chrysler town and country, chrysler town and country van, heater coils: Hi Dave, I would have to say that I am not an expert in A/C problems, but let me make one observation. It may be the case that the problem is unrelated to the refrigerant level in the system, but rather due to a problem in the control unit for handling the...

Chrysler Repair: Minivan Rear Suspension: too low after shock change, shock absorber, small claims court
shock absorber, small claims court, factory invoice: Hi David, They may still not have installed the proper shock, if for example the van originally had a new type of self-contained load leveling shocks (I know these were available in 98 but I can t be certain about your 96 model). You might check the factory...

Chrysler Repair: Minivan rear windows and powerport, haynes manual, electrical issues
haynes manual, electrical issues, rear windows: Hi Lawrence, I checked the Haynes manual and it says that if the rear windows both don t work to check the rear lockout switch for continuity in the unlocked position. Because I haven t experience with that vehicle I can t describe where the rear lockout...

Chrysler Repair: Minivans: serpentine comes off in rain, water in cabin, chrysler vans, chrysler minivans
chrysler vans, chrysler minivans, serpentine belt: Hi Michael, If the plane of the pulleys is not flat, then there will of course be a tendency for the belt to come off in slippery situations. I haven t heard of a replacement pulley that works better, but if you observe the tensioner pulley plane is displaced...

Chrysler Repair: Miss fire, chrysler lebaron, pep boys
chrysler lebaron, pep boys, miss fire: Hello Katlton My self i do not like pep boys i have heard some bad stories from them . is it a egr valve they are talking about or a fuel pressier valve i need to know what they are talking about i would check theimeing belt first to make sure it did...

Chrysler Repair: Motor jumps while driving., chrysler cirrus lxi, 1996 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus lxi, 1996 chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus: Hi Allan, To me it sounds like an electrical intermittant, not something related to the fuel supply/mixture. The fact that you don t get any codes also suggests that it may be something very fundamental that isn t monitored by the engine controller, such...

Chrysler Repair: Motor mounts/ 1988 lebaron convertible, lebaron convertible, postal mail
lebaron convertible, postal mail, torque specs: Hi Jim, These mounts (left-right-front) are fairly easy to replace. You will need a floor jack to support the engine and transmission (with a wooden plank to spread the weight over the oil pan). Also it would be good to have the pages from the shop manual...

Chrysler Repair: Motor problem:'59 Imperial, carburetor jets, sticky materials
carburetor jets, sticky materials, valve job: I doubt that you did any damage due to the very stale gasoline. But you may want to check the carburetor jets that are easiliy accessible including the one in the float basin and check the choke valve for movement and the linkages associated with the carb....

Chrysler Repair: Multiple electric system failures after battery replaced/jump start, transient voltage spikes, jumper cables
transient voltage spikes, jumper cables, unrelated systems: Hi Syrous, The variety of systems that are affected leads me to believe that either a number of different fuses were blown in the process of changing the battery/jump starting the vehicle OR the body computer module was damaged in the jumping OR a common...

Chrysler Repair: Mysterious knocking in '86 2.2L turbo engine, valve cover gasket, chrysler new yorker
valve cover gasket, chrysler new yorker, minor leaks: Hi Paul, I would focus on the immediate preceding repair, the valve cover gasket. I wonder if anything could have been disturbed during that job? Is there any chance that the distributor could have rotated such as to advance your spark timing which would...

Chrysler Repair: I have a Mystery: 96 Dodge Grand Caravan ATC Control Head, dodge grand caravan, slide pots
dodge grand caravan, slide pots, battery clamps: first try a recal if u disconnect your battery the lights will blink like that. During the test it will blink with any codes after it is done if not u should be good to go.I live in the Atlanta area I would be glad to look at it for u. Do both of them....

Chrysler Repair: Mystery, speedometer needle, model chrysler
speedometer needle, model chrysler, battery cables: Another few questions: Does the car idle alright when you start it? And does it always die when you come to a stop, no matter how fast you have been driving just before you stop? Or do you have to have been going 35-40 mph or more and then stop for it to...

Chrysler Repair: malfunction indicator light, malfunction indicator light, flash pause
malfunction indicator light, flash pause, autozone: Hi Wayne, The engine can sound fine but the devices to minimize air pollution can be out of order which is one of the main causes for the MIL to come on. If your vehicle is pre-1998 you may be able to read that light for a code about what is at fault. Turn...

Chrysler Repair: manual shift lever shaft, throttle lever, valve body
throttle lever, valve body, hydraulic valves: Hi Miro, I have no personal experience with the inside of the transaxle. The selector lever appears from the drawings to operate various hydraulic valves in the valve body as well as the parking brake mechanism. It appears to me that to examine it you have...

Chrysler Repair: map light, chrysler cirrus, 1999 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1999 chrysler cirrus, reading lamp: FRONT READING LAMP REMOVAL Pull downward on reading lamp to disengage clips holding reading lamp to roof header. Disconnect wire connector from reading lamp. Remove reading lamp from vehicle. INSTALLATION Position front reading lamp to vehicle. ...

Chrysler Repair: master cylinders, master cylinders, chysler
master cylinders, chysler, shop manuals: Hi David, I agree with your manual. The Chrysler shop manuals make the point the aluminum master cylinders have an anodized bore and so honing of the wall will remove the surface, which subjects it to rapid wear subsequently. So if the cylinder is honed in...

Chrysler Repair: mini-van power windows, chrysler dealer, postal mail
chrysler dealer, postal mail, internal mechanism: Hi Diana, You didn t mention the year so I can t be sure of the removal of the trim panel on the door procedure or which type of internal mechanism is attached to the motor. But in any case as I am not a commercial shop-person I would be hard pressed to tell...

Chrysler Repair: mini van seat belt warning bell, occupant classification, programming event
occupant classification, programming event, forward gear: NOTE: If the vehicle is equipped with the Occupant Classification System (OCS), this will apply to the front passenger seat belt as well. There are two different Fasten Seat Belt Reminder announcements incorporated into the cluster s logic, a Non-enhanced...

Chrysler Repair: minivans, lisa bell, repair question
lisa bell, repair question, home depot: hello lisa i would get the v6 and make sure it is the 3.3 motor this is a very good eng. and wont give you much troulble at all and as far as the tranny it would be the one with the over drive in that van with that eng. and it will be very good to carry a...

Chrysler Repair: misfire chrysler 3.3L v6 1994, chrysler concord, resonant vibration
chrysler concord, resonant vibration, bucking bronco: Hi Bruce, I sent an answer a couple of days ago so I still had it on my list of previously answered questions. Let s try again to send it, though the Allexperts server has been acting up: Hi Bruce, I located the earlier q & a which was on approximately...

Chrysler Repair: misfire, control circuitry, dodge caravan
control circuitry, dodge caravan, spark coil: Hi George, The codes 27 and 43 both could be the reason for the misfire. The 27 refers to the injector control circuitry and the 43 to the spark coil pack circuitry. I have the trouble shooting manual for the 93-4 3.8L V-6 engine and it should be applicable...

Chrysler Repair: mitsubishi eclipse transmission and engine light problem, mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse, gs model: Hi Rick, Did you try erasing the codes and do you still have the 45? On the wiring, the Chrysler color codes are dark blue/black is the ground for the sensor, while the light green/violet is the signal itself and they go to pins 13 and 14 of the transmission...

Chrysler Repair: motor, lifters, tick
lifters, tick, roland: Hi Jake, No, you can remove the lash adjusters and clean them and if that doesn t repair the tick you can get a new lash adjuster. The head will not need replacement. Let me know if you want a short instuction on how to do this task. So you have much experience...

Chrysler Repair: motor, valve lash, rockers
valve lash, rockers, mailing address: Hi Jake, Yes, I can send you about 4 pages from the Chrysler shop manual that shows how to check the valve lash adjusters and if necessary how to take apart the rockers. Just give me a postal mailing address then I ll xerox and mail you the pages. Can you...

Chrysler Repair: does not move when put into reverse, proper computer, diagnostics test
proper computer, diagnostics test, computer diagnostics: This is one problem that the DIY has to accept defeat and hand over to a pro. However you should be aware that it is an either Trans control module or a solenoid inside transmission. If they try to talk you into a complete transmission insist on some solid...

Chrysler Repair: Name of Wiring?, transmission controller, pin plug
transmission controller, pin plug, hi aaron: Hi Aaron, On the wiring question, I looked at the 96 Cirrus/Stratus manual and note that the single plug at the sensor is connected to a 10-pin plug that service several other components. That ten pin plug is called C-105. I think you could check the wires...

Chrysler Repair: NEW YORKER 1991 Fuse #2 keeps blowing anti-theft alarm goes on, wheel drive cars, rear wheel drive cars
wheel drive cars, rear wheel drive cars, amp fuse: Hi Cecilia, Thanks for the generous evaluation and nomination. I am glad to hear that everything is ok again. I looked at the wiring diagram for the front wheel drive New Yorker (you can tell if it is that because the engine will be mounted crosswise rather...

Chrysler Repair: Need followup on my 2.2liter 4cycl. turbo 87 chrysler new yorker, chrysler new yorker, filter cap
chrysler new yorker, filter cap, long distances: I would want to know what engine codes you have like Roland suggested. From the sounds of things you may be a little strapped for cash and having a dependable ride is priority 1 when it comes to reducing extra bills. However, you have spent over $250.00...

Chrysler Repair: Need help!, 1999 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
1999 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, bleeder valve: of course it has a radiator. It just dose not have the cap on the radiator. U could have an air bubble in there some where there is a bleeder valve on the inlet side of the water jacket 10mm socket and u can loosen it up when the car is running and hot ...

Chrysler Repair: Neon 2001 RAZ radio unlocking., chrysler corp, electrical contact
chrysler corp, electrical contact, electronic supply: Hi Ian, I am not very familiar with the anti theft system for radios but I would wonder whether you can verify that the code you are inserting is being recognized by the radio memory. Perhaps one of the push buttons is not making good contact so that the...

Chrysler Repair: Neon 95 rack and pinion, power steering racks, state safety inspections
power steering racks, state safety inspections, dodge neon: For best results you should buy the same part that came out of the car. However, there were some neons that came without power steering and the manual steering rack USED to be sold by the dealer. There were so few built that you won t be able to get it from...

Chrysler Repair: Neon almost dies at idle, Rpms dropping, plymouth neon expresso, intake manifold gasket
plymouth neon expresso, intake manifold gasket, plymouth neon: Hi Rachel, My thinking is that there is an intermittent problem with the mixture. I am thinking about a crack in a vacuum hose or a leak somewhere around the intake manifold gasket. So I would use the EPA vacuum hose diagram on the underside of the hood to...

Chrysler Repair: Neon dome light won't turn "off", fuse block, dome light
fuse block, dome light, dodge neon: Hi Atlee, I would suspect that the time out relay located in the fuse block under the dash is faulty. This is the square one at the top right side of block. If that is not the reason then there is a short to ground in the wire from the dome light to the...

Chrysler Repair: Neon: can gauge cluster with a tach be substituted?, tach cluster, dodge neon
tach cluster, dodge neon, computer record: Hi Jeff, I don t have detailed wiring diagrams for the Neon, but the best way to tell would be to compare the plugs for the two types of clusters. If there is no specific wiring for the tach then that would indicate that the signal to drive it is provided...

Chrysler Repair: Neon interior heater fan, 30 amp fuse, inline fuse
30 amp fuse, inline fuse, fuse block: Hi David, Unfoortunately I don t have the wiring diagrams for the Neon so I m a bit limited in helping you. But from past experience I I believe that there is in addition to the power distribution center under the hood a fuse block located in the passenger...

Chrysler Repair: Neon seems possessed: starts and runs by itself, combustion chambers, fuse box
combustion chambers, fuse box, engine controller: Hi Barney, The engine can start without the starter motor if it diesels due to having a hot spot in one of the combustion chambers which causes an after shut-off explosion that turns the crankshaft. It is possible to run on like that for quite a while,...

Chrysler Repair: Neon Themostat, engine thermostat, coolant recovery
engine thermostat, coolant recovery, ring assembly: ENGINE THERMOSTAT REMOVAL Drain cooling system to the thermostat level or below. Remove coolant recovery/reserve system (CRS) hose and thermostat/engine outlet connector bolts Thermostat/Engine Outlet Connector - SOHC or Thermostat/Engine Outlet Connector...

Chrysler Repair: Neutral Safety Switch, neutral safety switch, chrysler sebring
neutral safety switch, chrysler sebring, starter relay: Hi Candis, I don t have the manual for the Sebring, but if it has the same 41TE transmission as does the Cirrus/Stratus which is contemporary then the safety switch is built into the transmission of a part called the transmission range sensor. The sensor...

Chrysler Repair: New Radio Install, chrysler grand voyager, stock radio
chrysler grand voyager, stock radio, pink wire: I dont do radios,but the wires should be checked using a test light,auto zone.5.95$,you will be able to tell what wire is hot,and when it is hot,eg.all the time,acc,and when the van is running.I think get a book the pink wire goes to the headlight switch,it...

Chrysler Repair: New Yorker 1990 Driver door panel removal, gear teeth, xerox copy
gear teeth, xerox copy, switch wiring: Hi Dan, I assume that your car is a C-body, which means the 5th space of the VIN would be a C . Also that my 89 manual also describes the 90 model. Remove the speaker grill (4 clips) Remove power seat switch wiring Remove courtesy lamp lens Remove...

Chrysler Repair: New Yorker A/C problem, inner fender, rectangular block
inner fender, rectangular block, sight glass: Hi Deborah, The on again off again behavior suggests the problem is with the refrigerant level. There is a pressure switch which will defeat the compressor when it senses the pressure is too low. You may be able to determine visually whether that is true....

Chrysler Repair: New Yorker Starting, phillips head screwdriver, engine cranks
phillips head screwdriver, engine cranks, screw driver: Hi Steve, It appears to be actually installed at the leading edge of the trans bellhousing rather than the rear surface of the engine, and it looks to be just above the level of the half-shaft on the passenger side so getting to it may be better from underneath....

Chrysler Repair: New Yorker, amp fuse, fuse block
amp fuse, fuse block, fuse box: Hi George, Look again at fuse 13 in the fuse box inspecting the wire for possible cracks rather than a frank blow out, and if that is o.k. (you might even try switching it with another 15 amp fuse) then go to the power distribution center under the hood and...

Chrysler Repair: NICE TO SALUTE YOU , WIL M. !!, ais motor, haynes manual
ais motor, haynes manual, chrsler: On those old turbos it was very easy to brake the plastic vacuum lines that go along the back of the valve cover.A vacuum leak will make your idle a lot higher.That is the first place I would look.An ais motor could be a problem as well.There could be something...

Chrysler Repair: Noise when turning steering wheel, '95 LeBaron, lebaron convertible, loose bolt
lebaron convertible, loose bolt, wheel alignment: Hi Mary Jane, The only springs proper are the suspension springs which usually are not going to be making a sound just due to turning the steering wheel. It might just be a loose bolt(s) on the power steering gear that are creaking. Because steering is...

Chrysler Repair: Non-start: '00 Voyager, 4 digit numbers, chrysler voyager
4 digit numbers, chrysler voyager, state sensors: Hi Nicola, My first thought is one of the solid-state sensors of the position/motion of the crankshaft and camshaft have started to breakdown. Often if you let the van sit for an hour it will then start when the device cools down. But if you don t have a...

Chrysler Repair: need some help, jeep grand cherokee, push button switches
jeep grand cherokee, push button switches, fuse box: Hi Chuy, The first thing to do would be to inspect the push button switches at each of the four doors and rear deck to see if one of them might require a very long push-in to get the light to shut off. So close all the doors, then one at a time try to find...

Chrysler Repair: neutral safety switch: '81 5th Ave., wheel drive car, neutral safety switch
wheel drive car, neutral safety switch, manual roland: Hi Howard, If the 5th Ave is a rear wheel drive car and you have the torqueflight automatic, then that switch is on the left side of the transmission just below the gear change lever. It has a 3-wire plug. Let me know if the vehicle is a front wheel drive...

Chrysler Repair: neutral safety switch/prdnl switch, sensor wiring diagrams, transmission control module
sensor wiring diagrams, transmission control module, neutral safety switch: Hi Stacy, This is a tough question to answer. I have a 95 and a 98 manual and they show very significant differences between the two automatic transmission control systems. I would be inclined, all things being equal, to remove the rebuild and get one that...

Chrysler Repair: new yorker, chrysler transmissions, franchise type
chrysler transmissions, franchise type, readout device: Hi Amy, The chances are there is some internal mechanical wear/damage to the internal clutches of the transmission, but because the cost of rebuilding is so high it is worth spending a little on analyzing whether that is true or not. I would begin by checking...

Chrysler Repair: new yorker, distributor shaft, sensor unit
distributor shaft, sensor unit, hall effect sensor: Hi Tracie, The 54 code with the turbo engine means that the electrical signal that times the fuel injector pulses in synchrony with the position of the pistons which would cause the engine to falter. The signal is provided by half of the hall effect sensor...

Chrysler Repair: noise in heater fan, automatic temperature control, chrysler new yorker
automatic temperature control, chrysler new yorker, vacuum lines: Hi Richard, I suspect that there is some wobble or misalignment in the fan rotor so that it is hitting the shroud which surrounds it. The fan and motor are on the right end of the unit (assuming this is normal unit for A/C-heater, not the automatic temperature...

Chrysler Repair: normal coolant temperature, coolant temperature, gauge reading
coolant temperature, gauge reading, many cars: Hi Joseph, If your vehicle actually is calibrated in degrees F or C the normal range should be around 195 to 220 F depending upon ambient conditions and loads on the cooling system. The lower number is set for efficiency of the use of fuel, while the upper...

Chrysler Repair: nospark, camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor
camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor, chrysler concord: If you get a code 11 that means that the crankshaft sensor is not getting its signal to the engine controller. Did the new one come with a paper spacer and did your push it in all the way until the tip touched the driveplate? If you get a code 54 that means...

Chrysler Repair: O-Rings on Fuel Rail, chrysler town, fuel rail
chrysler town, fuel rail, o rings: Hi Ralph, I checked all the manuals and found no reference as to o-ring colors. My inclination would be to see if either kit has only 6 o-rings which would have to be the one for the injectors, and if both have 6 rings then you ll have to wait till tomorrow...

Chrysler Repair: O2 Sensor 1997 Chrysler Sebring 2.5, chrysler sebring, haynes manual
chrysler sebring, haynes manual, oxygen sensor: Hi Eric, There are I believe 3 sensors, two before the catalytic converter and one after it. The 1/2 sensor is the one AFTER the catalytic converter, i.e. downstream from the front two sensors. It by chance there are two downstream sensors it would be the...

Chrysler Repair: OBDII Code P0601, powertrain control module, few glitches
powertrain control module, few glitches, 2000 dodge intrepid: That code indicates that there s an internal failure inside the powertrain control module. SOME internal failure codes are false and can be corrected with a software update. Most are not and require replacement of the component throwing the internal failure...

Chrysler Repair: Odometer quits, trans won't shift: Sensor?, plymoth voyager, turbine speed
plymoth voyager, turbine speed, inner fender: Hi Suzanne, I assume that you also mean the speedometer function also stopped working. I don t know what you mean by all lights on her dash came on , specifically which ones? In any case, it is probably that the output speed sensor of the trans has gone...

Chrysler Repair: Odometer readings, odometer readings, odometer reading
odometer readings, odometer reading, trip odometer: Hi Graham, I have an 89 LeBaron Coupe, and it has a 6 digit odometer (which would go to 999,999 miles (no tenths)) and a trip odometer of 4 digits (which would go to 999.9 miles). I haven t seen your cluster, but I doubt it would only go to 99,999 miles...

Chrysler Repair: Odometer/Tachometer display flakey:'97 Stratus, auto problems, odometer
auto problems, odometer, tachometer: Hello Sherry, Welcome to the world of do-it-yourself/arm-yourself auto repair. Thanks for the detailed description of what is going wrong with the cluster as it helps in narrowing down the issues markedly. There is no relationship of the cluster to the brake...

Chrysler Repair: OIL CAP won't come off?, valve cover gasket, inner ears
valve cover gasket, inner ears, oil leaks: Hi Sherman, I haven t had a question about the oil cap on the 3.3/3.5L engines before. If you are turning it counterclockwise and it is clicking rather than releasing I imagine that the the inner ears part of the cap is disconnecting from the exterior surface...

Chrysler Repair: Oil cooler by Radiator leaking, transmission oil cooler, chrysler sebring
transmission oil cooler, chrysler sebring, engine cooling system: Hi Samantha, This transmission oil cooler is located in front of the engine cooling system radiator and can be serviced by a shop that specializes in radiator/air conditioner repairing. It has several hoses and connections which might be the cause of the...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Leak: Is it the head gasket?: Chrystler Neon, coolant system, head gasket
coolant system, head gasket, head bolts: Hi Tammy, It is possible for a headgasket leak to only be an oil leak, though that is usually rare. There are three types of leak sources: the oil passageways, the coolant passageways, and the combustion chamber, and the manifestation of the leak depends...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Leak, rtv sealant, nox emissions
rtv sealant, nox emissions, gm assembly: Hi Charlie, Are you certain that the oil leak has anything to do with the exhaust manifold? While I have not worked on that engine, my general experience would lead me to wonder what oil passages are related to the exhaust manifold...I don t know of any....

Chrysler Repair: Oil Light & Overheat indication, oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sender
oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sender, engine temp: Hi Bob, You didn t tell me which engine you have, but it is possible that there is some air in the cooling system that is causing a transitory high reading. Was any work on the cooling system done? Are you having to add coolant? Let me know. The oil pressure...

Chrysler Repair: Oil leak, oil drip, oil seals
oil drip, oil seals, external oil: Hi Mike, You didn t say which of 4 possible engine that you have so I can t be specific. The valve covers are certainly a source, as is the fitting for the oil pressure sensor located in most engines adjacent to the oil filter. And the oil filter can spring...

Chrysler Repair: Oil light, chrysler intrepid, oil light
chrysler intrepid, oil light, oil level: Hi Shelly, That sounds like what I described in the first couple of sentences of my answer. The odds are that they used a thinner (lighter weight, lower number) grade of oil than you have been using, or that the engine may not be idling at its usual rpm (notice...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pan Gasket, plymouth neon, line chrysler
plymouth neon, line chrysler, pan gasket: Hi John, I am not familiar with the Neon chassis/engine arrangement. The only manual I have for that engine is as it is used in the Cirrus/Stratus. What the section on oil pan removal says is: Drain engine oil Remove transmission bending bracket Remove...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pan need repair on 97 Voyager, plymouth voyager, doubt worth
plymouth voyager, doubt worth, 1997 plymouth voyager: Hi Sonja, That is unfortunate, sorry that happened. There are four possible engines that were used in the vans during those years, each with a little different procedure for removing and replacing the pan. So if you write back tell me which one you have....

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pan Replacement, negative battery cable, oil drain plug
negative battery cable, oil drain plug, place gaskets: OIL PAN REMOVAL Disconnect battery negative remote cable Remote Negative Battery Cable Remove oil drain plug and drain oil Oil Pan Remove engine support module. Refer to procedure in this section. Remove dipstick tube. Remove starter motor. Refer...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pan removal 1999 Cirrus Lxi, oil drain plug, cirrus lxi
oil drain plug, cirrus lxi, place gaskets: OIL PAN REMOVAL Disconnect negative cable from remote battery jumper terminal Battery Negative Cable Remote Terminal Location Remove oil drain plug and drain oil Oil Pan Remove exhaust cross-under pipe. Refer to Exhaust Manifold, in this section for...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pressure, rod bearings, accurate gauge
rod bearings, accurate gauge, water remover: Hi John, The spec for oil pressure is 11.4 psi or more at idle with the oil at 167-194F. So I would suggest that you have that read with an accurate gauge. I would first inspect the oil pump if you don t meet that spec before thinking about bearings. Much...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pressure Sending Unit: Torque spec, oil pressure sending unit, torque specification
oil pressure sending unit, torque specification, torque wrench: Hi Dale, On the 3.3L the manual shows that to be 60 inch-pounds (e.g. 5 foot-pounds). If this sending unit has tapered threads and you have the 3.5L engine then I would believe it is the same spec for that one, though it is not listed. You want to be very...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Pressure, chrysler sebring, oil light
chrysler sebring, oil light, oil pressure: hello the first thing you want to do is check for spark and then check for gas . it sounds like to me you lost you have a bad fuel pump or no spark which would be a dis. moduialer let me now what you find so we can work toghter on this please rate my serivice...

Chrysler Repair: Oil pan, haynes shop, mini caravan
haynes shop, mini caravan, postal mail: Hi Craig, According to the Haynes, the main concern is that you have to support the engine from above because you must detach the engine from its four mounts*and then raise it enough to get clearance for the pan to be removed. It is important therefor to...

Chrysler Repair: Oil pressure light comes "on" when brakes applied: van, chrysler town and country, brake warning light
chrysler town and country, brake warning light, electrical interconnection: Hi eion, That is an interesting coincidence with several possibilities. I would check the oil level in the engine to begin with. Is it in the hatcked area when the engine is cold and on level ground? If not, then add oil to bring it to the level. If the...

Chrysler Repair: Oil pressure reading drops at idle: bad oil pump?, chrysler new yorker, warning light
chrysler new yorker, warning light, oil pump: Hi Jim, I would suspect the gauge or the pressure sender unit may be inaccurate. The best way to see if there is a real problem is to remove the pressure sender, located near the oil filter, and substitite a calibrated gauge. It is supposed to read a minimum...

Chrysler Repair: Only one blower motor speed for vent. fan: Sebring Sedan, electrical resistors, vent fan
electrical resistors, vent fan, classic symptom: Hi Byron, The blower only working on speed 4 is a classic symptom of the component that divides the voltage from 12 down to three lower levels (for speeds 1,2,3) by means of electrical resistors, called the resistor block. The block costs about $20 and is...

Chrysler Repair: Ooops, shorted 12V supply to radio: Caravan, aftermarket radio, radio swap
aftermarket radio, radio swap, door locks: Hi Eric, I would take a look at fuse 28 in the power distribution center under the hood as that one is involved in the constant 12V supply to the radio and the door locks and the body control module. It may be cracked and not look blown so test it. That would...

Chrysler Repair: Output speed sensor code/Odorless vapor:A/C, chrysler town and country, weather seal
chrysler town and country, weather seal, box end wrench: Hi William, The output speed sensor code typically means that the sensor has failed and needs to be replaced, though a problem with the electrical wiring to the plug at the sensor might also be the cause so you would want to visually inspect that before buying...

Chrysler Repair: Overhead courtesy light replacement:LHS, evidentally, lamp socket
evidentally, lamp socket, courtesy light: Hi Warren, There are evidentally three types of consoles: two that are larger, one with the travel info center and one without the travel info center and one that is smaller and only has two lamps. Let me know which one you have. It appears that the...

Chrysler Repair: Overheat and loud metalic noise on starting, gear teeth, slow traffic
gear teeth, slow traffic, flex plate: Hi Marianne, I would first, while I m thinking about it, suggest that you might put in a lower temp thermostat if one is available for the engine, say around 180-185 to give yourself some extra room for hot days. The fan coming on shows that the temp sensor...

Chrysler Repair: Overheated engine: now bubbling sound, sludge, cylinder head gasket, compression chambers
cylinder head gasket, compression chambers, water circulation: Hi Lynsey, The combination of bubbling sounds (exhaust gas in the cooling system), no water circulation through the heater(continued loss of coolant), and brown gunge, and the fans coming on all suggest to me that there is a leaking cylinder head gasket such...

Chrysler Repair: Overheating, radiator coolant, radiator fan
radiator coolant, radiator fan, temperature sensors: u are going about this the wrong way u may have turned off the light but the prob is still there. THERE IS ONLY ONE SENSOR FOR THE TEMP. The fans are controlled by the PCM and the PCM makes the choice on when to tum them on based off ac pressure engine...

Chrysler Repair: Overheating LHS, ac condensor, automatic climate control
ac condensor, automatic climate control, coolant temp: Hi Earl, So it is a fan control problem, rather than a water circulation issue. That helps. By the way, the fan(s) may be programmed to come on at 210F when the vehichle speed is at 0 to 40 mph and to go off if the temp drops below 200F. At higher speed,...

Chrysler Repair: Overheating at slow speeds, coolant leak, radiator fans
coolant leak, radiator fans, coolant temperature: Hi Daniel. I would first check to see if the radiator fans are running once the temperature gauge starts going up toward hot. They should come on automatically by a sensor of the coolant temperature. If not then check the fan fuses (B-30 amp and E-40 amp)...

Chrysler Repair: Overheating, radiator hose, head gasket
radiator hose, head gasket, plymouth laser: I m not at the point where I can pull up diagrams right now but if you respond with a follow-up questions then you ll be able to get back in touch when me when I have a better connection. You ve got two fans. One is a/c and the other is typical cooling....

Chrysler Repair: Overvoltage of alternator, codes 41 and 46, plymouth grand voyager, measure resistance
plymouth grand voyager, measure resistance, grand voyager: Hi Jeff, That happens when the voltage regulator function which is accomplished by oscillating on and off the alternator field coil ground wire by the pcm is for some reason not happening. I have the 93 manual and it says that when you have verified the...

Chrysler Repair: Oxygen Sensor 1999 Jxi, ft lbs torque, oxygen sensors
ft lbs torque, oxygen sensors, snap on tool: OXYGEN SENSOR 1/1 UPSTREAM - 2.5L REMOVAL Raise and support vehicle. Disconnect electrical connector from sensor. Remove sensor using an oxygen sensor crow foot wrench such as Snap-On tool YA8875 or equivalent Oxygen Sensor 1/1 Upstream INSTALLATION...

Chrysler Repair: Oxygen Sensor, egr valve, connector wires
egr valve, connector wires, oxygen sensor: Hi Richard, Certainly the plugs could be fouled up by a bad egr, so I would pull one and take a look. Also check over all the vacuum hoses for any cracks or disconnections. You might try pulling and replacing the spark plug cap for each cylinder (one at a...

Chrysler Repair: Oxygen sensor, and Map sensor diagnosis problem, plymouth neon, snail mail
plymouth neon, snail mail, neon 2: Hi Seth, I have the powertrain trouble shooting manual for that engine (1998 version, but close enough). However I haven t worked on that one yet. If you could tell me exactly which trouble codes you have, I could take a look at the instructions for the various...

Chrysler Repair: odometer tampering, mechanic check, auto purchase
mechanic check, auto purchase, carfax: 06 what??? car,van give me some details and the last 8 of your vin I will check it through Chrysler s computers. I doubt now a days that some one can mess with the miles its all computer controlled and has to be programed into it through the vender of...

Chrysler Repair: odometer, replacement gears, speedometers
replacement gears, speedometers, odometer: Hi Ron, In the 80 s the odometer and speedometer were driven by the same signal (the distance sensor on the trans) so you are getting signal to the speedometer head. The odometer is a gear drive off of the input signal and thus the usual cause for odo failure...

Chrysler Repair: oerheating/fast idle, head gasket leak, head bolts
head gasket leak, head bolts, head bolt: Hi Graham, I am sorry to conclude that it appears you have a head gasket leak. The white smoke, loss of heater, overheating, and bubbling in the overflow bottle all are symptomatic of that malady. If you have a torque wrench it might be worth a try at loosening...

Chrysler Repair: oil in coolant, cylinder head bolts, head gasket leak
cylinder head bolts, head gasket leak, coolant system: Hi Dave, Any time you find oil in the coolant or coolant in the oil (sludge/foam) or excessive white smoke (water vapor) coming out the tail pipe when starting up the car from cold, or bubbling sounds in the coolant system, you have interconnection between...

Chrysler Repair: oil dripping from tailpipe, dodge caravan, head gasket
dodge caravan, head gasket, slick oil: then thats your stand the only way oil would come out of the tail pipe is from the CYL head and well u just had that area worked on. I would not pay for a dime more then what was done.They probably put the gasket on wrong or a crap ass gasket instead of a...

Chrysler Repair: oil light, oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure
oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure, light flicker: NO: 08-36-99 SUBJECT: Engine Oil Pressure Light Flicker DATE: Oct. 15, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves adding a terminal/wire/vent to the oil pressure switch connector. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.7L ENGINE. SYMPTOM/CONDITION:...

Chrysler Repair: oil light comes on at low idle, oil pressure sender, high mileage
oil pressure sender, high mileage, oil light: I would not be too concerned, Phil. 5W-30 is very thin. If you wanted to get the light to shut off I would switch to 10W-30 especially in the summertime. You can have the oil pressure measured with a true gauge at the port where the oil pressure sender switch...

Chrysler Repair: oil light coming on while idling., conventional oils, oil light
conventional oils, oil light, sensor unit: Hi Tom The light on is a not usually a concern, with the engine idling. The minimum requirements for idle pressure are usually in the range of 4 psi, but the warning light sender may be set to close at a psi higher than that, and what pressure your sender...

Chrysler Repair: oil pan chrysler 99 town and country, oil pressure sending unit, light thanks
oil pressure sending unit, light thanks, dip stick: use the dealer for this the oil pans u get from the afterkarket people ask stupid stuff like this and u never know until u take it home and match it up. They have generic ones for all makes of cars and such. ANd the oil level thing hehe i think would...

Chrysler Repair: oil pressure Dodge, oil pressure gauge, wire sensor
oil pressure gauge, wire sensor, nutral: Those sensors are really not that great. In addition to leaking externally the manor in which they measure oil pressure is bogus. It s a single wire sensor meaning it can t truly measure a range of voltage. Instead it s an on or off type switch more...

Chrysler Repair: oil pressure too low?, gauge reading, pan gasket
gauge reading, pan gasket, pressure gauge: Hi James, You didn t tell me the rpm conditions under which the 50 psi was read, or after warm up, so I can t make too much ot it. The 50 psi I assume is OK from your point of view. If the oil light comes on at warm idle, then that is not too unusual. I would...

Chrysler Repair: oil pressure sender/switch, vacuum hoses, oil pressure sender
vacuum hoses, oil pressure sender, chrysler imperial: Hi Amy, There are 3 different engine blocks that might be used in the Imperial (2.5,3.0, 3.3/3.8L) but all of them put the sender/switch on the side of the engine that faces the front of the vehicle, usually very close to the oil filter. So take a look on...

Chrysler Repair: oil pressure, chrysler engines, 1998 plymouth breeze
chrysler engines, 1998 plymouth breeze, plymouth breeze: The oil pressure is what the oil light is telling you about, that it is less than some low #lbs/square inch of pressure. But the pressure is proportional to the engine rpm so it is not uncommon to have the light come on at idle. It may not be significant at...

Chrysler Repair: oil regular or synthetic???, conventional oil, extreme conditions
conventional oil, extreme conditions, synthetic oil: Hi Derek, I haven t studied this question but to the extent that I have thought about it my thinking is that for an engine that already has 100,000 miles on it whatever benefit there might have been from using a synthetic from the start it is probably not...

Chrysler Repair: oil sending unit, 3.3L engine, radiator hose, oil sending unit
radiator hose, oil sending unit, chrysler town: Hi Brian, The sending unit is just in front of and slightly below the oil filter. It merely unscrews from the engine block. When replacing it torque the new one to 5 foot-pounds which is not very much. The threads are tapered so if you overdue it you could...

Chrysler Repair: oil sensor, chrysler cirrus, 1998 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1998 chrysler cirrus, oil filter housing: Quite easy: Remove the wire connector from the tip of the sensor (perhaps lift retaining tab slightly to release grip). Unscrew the sensor using a box end metric wrench of the proper size. Screw in new sensor and tighten firmly but with care not to strip...

Chrysler Repair: about oil, tappet noise, hydraulic lifters
tappet noise, hydraulic lifters, dodge neon: Hi Derek, The tappet noise can be caused by hydraulic lifters in which the oil pressure has not built up sufficiently to expand the adjuster to fill the gap between the rocker and the valve tip. Usually if the engine oil passagesways are not occluded (closed...

Chrysler Repair: output speed sensor, chrysler lhs, output shaft
chrysler lhs, output shaft, output speed: the sensor is on top of the transaxle output shaft housing. it is held in place by one bolt with a ten mm. head , I think?After bolt is removed,pull upward,twist if you like. sounds to easy,I think on one model,I hade to go from the top and used a1/4 inch...

Chrysler Repair: overcharging or not????, dodge caravan, engine controller
dodge caravan, engine controller, field coils: Hi Brad, If you believe your voltmeter to be accurate then I would question the accuracy of the dash gauge. WIth the engine idling and all accessoried turned off the voltage across the battery should be 14.45 to 14.95 V in the wintertime temperatures we are...

Chrysler Repair: overhead comp/temp wiring, windshield frame, violet light
windshield frame, violet light, wiring connector: Hi Stuart, Yes, here they are: White/black trace pin 15 of the black plug on the body computer (via #17 of right instrument panel disconnect) Violet/brown trace pin 14 of the black plug.......... .........(via #16 of right ...........................)...

Chrysler Repair: overhead console is out, chrysler town and country, chrysler town and country van
chrysler town and country, chrysler town and country van, rear windows: Hi Mel, The only other check would be to verify there is 12v on the tan color wire at pin 7 of the 13-pin natural color plug that attaches to the module, when the ignition switch is in the run position. And verify by a resistance test (or continuity testor)...

Chrysler Repair: overheating, chrysler concorde, 2000 chrysler concorde
chrysler concorde, 2000 chrysler concorde, 6 cylinders: cars are not designed to tow U change the operation of how it works thing like overheating happens. Why it is doing it now I cant tell u If the tow is not hooked up are u still over heating yes or no? if its no then it what u are doing yourself to make...

Chrysler Repair: overheating, head gasket leak, chrysler concorde
head gasket leak, chrysler concorde, radiator shop: Are the fans coming on when the temp rises toward the upper 1/3 of the gauge? If not, then the fan relay or fans may be bad. Are you loosing coolant? How many miles do you drive before having to add coolant, if you? Have you felt the wheels to see if one...

Chrysler Repair: overheating, head gasket, head gaskets
head gasket, head gaskets, compression test: u should really have it check out to see if u have an electrical issue or mechanical issue. Unless u have some tools to which u can test motors and relays and wires plus an exhaust gas tester to see if the head gasket is broken u are simply guessing to...

Chrysler Repair: overheating engine, coolant temp, accurate thermometer
coolant temp, accurate thermometer, radiator cap: Hi Marty, Have you verified that the overheating (that you are detecting by the instrument panel gauge?) is actually a true excess temperature of the coolant? If you don t loose any coolant in the form of steam via the overflow bottle or the radiator cap,...

Chrysler Repair: overheating engine, coolant leaks, engine thermostat
coolant leaks, engine thermostat, chrysler lhs: Hi Chris, There are several possible reasons. One is that the radiator cap (what you called the valve at the front of the engine? or did you mean something else because we usually describe the front of the engine to be the passenger s side of the engine where...