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Chrysler Repair: Rear Suspension Adjustment: Cirrus/Stratux, minor scratches, chrysler cirrus
minor scratches, chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus: Hi Daniel, Fortunately there is some adjustment possible for the camber angle of the rear wheels. Each wheel is adjusted independently of the other side. If you look at the rear suspension on the left side you will see two lateral rods (called links ) that...

Chrysler Repair: Remove inner door panel to get speaker? Sebring, speaker grille, metal tool
speaker grille, metal tool, sebring: Hi Justin, The best I can offer is the 05 manual but I wouldn t be surprised that it wouldn t also apply to your 08. The speaker grille itself is held in place by a couple of clips at the upper and lower edge of the front of the grille, nearest the door...

Chrysler Repair: Removing a front passenger side door, electrical harnesses, door hinge
electrical harnesses, door hinge, steady position: Hi Jim, I believe the procedure for replacing the door would be the same as replacing a door hinge, as that would be the place to sever the connection. You would open the door and support it in a steady position using some sort of lifting device. Then mark...

Chrysler Repair: rear power window: Sebring sedan, center position, master switch
center position, master switch, electrical contact: Hi Dean, As I read the wiring diagrams, what you describe suggests that one of the two contacts in use when the switch in the rear door is in the resting (center) position is not making a good connection. That would explain why the master won t operate the...

Chrysler Repair: remove door panel, chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring, speaker grille: REMOVAL Roll door glass down. Disengage two clips attaching speaker grille to door trim panel. They are at the front of the grille, one near the top, and the other one at the bottom. Remove three large washer-headed screws surrounding the speaker (Lower...

Chrysler Repair: No reverse gear: '93 LeBaron automatic, 1993 chrysler lebaron, chrysler lebaron
1993 chrysler lebaron, chrysler lebaron, fuse box: Hi Clay, Because you mention it wants to go forward in neutral, I wonder whether the adjustment between the shift lever in the cabin and the shift rod on the transmission is out . So put the lever in Park, then go to the transmission and find the cable...

Chrysler Repair: Serpentine comes off, plymouth grand voyager, serpentine belt
plymouth grand voyager, serpentine belt, grand voyager: NO: 07-02-99 SUBJECT: Serpentine Belt Slips Off Idler Pulley DATE: June 14, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves replacing the bracket that the idler pulley attaches to. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L OR 3.8L ENGINE. ...

Chrysler Repair: Shifting into neutral spontaneously, question pool, appreciative thanks
question pool, appreciative thanks, vertical rod: Brandon, I would believe that this may be a mechanical issue with the cable between the shift lever in the cabin and the vertical rod at the transmission which it moves to change the gear setting. It may be that the adjustment is not quite right, which is...

Chrysler Repair: Starter will not engage, cable sheath, outer sheath
cable sheath, outer sheath, vertical shift: Hi Earl, It is a problem with the adjustment of the gear shift lever to transmission control lever connection (which is usually via a cable. The outer sheath of the cable can be adjusted where it attaches to the transmission and thus cause the starter to...

Chrysler Repair: no start &"no bus" message at odometer: '99 Cirrus, crank sensor, auto repair shop
crank sensor, auto repair shop, chrysler cirrus: Hi Eddie, That message, absent any other problems with the vehicle, would be a report that the cluster electronics are not getting digital data on a pair of wires (called the bus) that come to it from the body control module which is the rectangular unit...

Chrysler Repair: start and die on 2007 chrysler 300, 2007 chrysler 300, chrysler 300
2007 chrysler 300, chrysler 300, code numbers: Hi Dewayne, Try 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 odometer to see if the mileage changes to show 4-digit fault code numbers. Let me know what they are and we...

Chrysler Repair: ABS problem: NHTSA recall? How to find out, chrysler new yorker, temp gauge
chrysler new yorker, temp gauge, abs system: Hi Cindy, I checked with the federal government site that operates the recall program (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and found the recall about your ABS. It appears that the dealer is supposed to test the ABS system and make repairs (with...

Chrysler Repair: Timing belt cover and engine supports: '95-'00 Cirrus, power steering pump, head gaskets
power steering pump, head gaskets, postal mail: Hi Pete, I have reviewed my 99 Cirrus manual and find that it is so inter-related between the various disassembly tasks that I can t simply answer your questions. Do you have any shop manual to work with? I assume that the 2000 Cirrus has the same body so...

Chrysler Repair: Trans codes 0715, 0731, 0733, chrysler sebring lxi, 1998 chrysler sebring lxi
chrysler sebring lxi, 1998 chrysler sebring lxi, chrysler sebring lxi coupe: Hi Shanee, The 731 and 733 codes could be the result of the 715 code, and because that latter code involves simply replacing the input speed sensor which is external (on the front side of the transmission near to the engine) and modest in cost (about $50-100...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission codes, loose bolts, speed sensors
loose bolts, speed sensors, pressure switches: Hi Sandra, I don t find a 178, is that a typo? The 1781 means one of the pressure switches (for the overdrive clutch) is not in the correct position in relation to the gear that is called upon. If could be an error in its sensor, of the switch may not be...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission fault code 1776/ engine code 0420, chrysler sebring lxi, rough road conditions
chrysler sebring lxi, rough road conditions, 1998 chrysler sebring lxi: Hi Art, The 1776 means that the low-reverse solenoid switch was found to be latched when it shouldn t have been. I am uncertain whether that could have been caused by the rough road conditions, but it might have caused an electrical intermittent that gave...

Chrysler Repair: Why trans is in 'limp' mode?, odometer reading, voyager 2
odometer reading, voyager 2, diesel auto: Hi Gavin, Try turning the ignition key on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer reading to see if the mileage (kilometerage?) reading changes to show a four digit number(s) preceded by a P. That...

Chrysler Repair: trouble code 0110, 0155, side exhaust manifold, intake air temperature sensor
side exhaust manifold, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature: Hi Biji, The 0110 code means that the intake air temperature sensor is not changing its signal reading even though the temperature is changing. So check the plug and wires to that sensor and if they seem alright I would suggest changing that sensor which...

Chrysler Repair: '00 2.5 V-6: rough idle, p0108, lean mixture, ok condition
lean mixture, ok condition, spring action: Hi Ian, The egr of course is supposed to be closed at idle, so if the rough idle evens out when you open the valve that is an indication that the mixture at idle is too rich. I can t offer any specific as to why that would be, although you might want to verify...

Chrysler Repair: '00 2.5 V-6: rough idle, pollution reduction, egr valve
pollution reduction, egr valve, electrical connector: I know of no danger, Ian. It is a pollution reduction device and I have never heard of a problem that resulted from it being disabled. Feel free to contact me again, and likewise it has been a pleasure to work with you particularly because of the clarity of...

Chrysler Repair: ''00 LHS: horn/interior-exterior lights act on their own, hot weather, call answer
hot weather, call answer, panic button: Hi David, Try fixing the door latch issue to deal with the interior light problem. On the horn sounding off, try using the remote to turn off the horn chirp feature: Press the lock button for 4 seconds and hold it, then press the unlock button, then release...

Chrysler Repair: '01: 2.4L no start, camshaft sprockets, chrysler voyager
camshaft sprockets, chrysler voyager, voyager one: Hi Juan, I doubt it has to do with the battery, though you may want to charge it up so as to give yourself the best chance. Are you getting spark? Check with a screwdriver inserted in one of the spark caps and hold the shaft 1/4 from the cylinder head,...

Chrysler Repair: '01 minivan: radio/power windows out following battery charge, check fuse, resettable fuse
check fuse, resettable fuse, radio power: Hi Melissa, Here is your original problem: My battery was recently recharged after going dead, my radio does not work now. The lights are blinking on the equalizer buttons but that is it. Also, my windows no longer roll down, how do I go about getting those...

Chrysler Repair: '01 minvan AC compressor intermittent following radio/remote starter install, chrysler voyager, fuel pump relay
chrysler voyager, fuel pump relay, voyager 3: Hi Dale, The ambient temp is involved in the control of the ac but how to factor that into their testing is uncertain. Only time will tell as weather changes. I wonder about the stereo installation or remote starter as possibly being involved. But if so,...

Chrysler Repair: '01 Sebring 2.7L: runs bad when warmed, sebring, amber
sebring, amber, roland: Hi Amber, I think I identified the connection for the dark green/red and black wires, loose near the right front headlamp. The horn, located underneath on that side of the vehicle has those two wires that are supposed to connect to it. One is a horn coil...

Chrysler Repair: '02 300M: intermittent power windows, headlamps flashing, chrysler 300m special, mechanical friction
chrysler 300m special, mechanical friction, door hinge: Hi Sandy, The power for all the windows first passes through the driver s switch (which is actually 9 different switches. When the driver window doesn t work (but others do) it could be either the switch contacts or the motor. When the passenger won t work...

Chrysler Repair: '02 Sebring convertible no start, obd ii code reader, obd ii code
obd ii code reader, obd ii code, battery change: Hi Serge, The cluster no bus is just telling you that it is not getting digital information necessary to run the cluster gauges, that information should get to it from the body computer on a violet/white wire at pin 2 of the cluster s larger plug. That...

Chrysler Repair: '03 3,3L overheating egr valve, powertrain control module, 4 digit numbers
powertrain control module, 4 digit numbers, combustion chambers: Hi Leo, I m glad to hear back from you. The engine can t run that badly without setting some sort of a code, I would believe. Did you try a plug-in code reader (via the under-dash next to steering column reader socket)? If not, you can get such a readout...

Chrysler Repair: '03 Minivan: died while idling/ticking sound, battery clamps, volt ohm meter
battery clamps, volt ohm meter, battery cables: Hi Justin, The symptoms would appear to point toward a short circuit in the charging system or perhaps elsewhere in the electrical system. Does the ticking sound come from under the hood or from the fuel tank (fuel pump)? Put the key in the run position and...

Chrysler Repair: '03 RAM ECM and TCM problems, drb iii, digit code number
drb iii, digit code number, miller test: Hi Brian, The 1698 code could have been set if the dealer disconnected the TCM for diagnostic purposes. So maybe you should drive it further, and get a new code readout, for free at an Autozone parts store of for under $40 at an independent shop. Let me know...

Chrysler Repair: '03 T & C 3.8L: no spark, pulley bolt, crank pulley
pulley bolt, crank pulley, 4 digit numbers: Try for fault codes using the ignition key: on-off-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer window to see if the mileage reading changes to show any 4-digit numbers preceded by a P. Let me know. Check fuse...

Chrysler Repair: 03 voyager electric wing mirror won't fold, ebay autos, chrysler voyager
ebay autos, chrysler voyager, electric mirror: Hi Ben, It appears that Chrysler doesn t sell parts for these power mirrors but you could check at a dealer parts department to be sure of that. You might also try an aftermarket source such as eBay autos to see if there is a alternative vendor that would...

Chrysler Repair: '04 300M headlight housing replacement, pin fasteners, negative battery cable
pin fasteners, negative battery cable, radiator grille: Hi Jesse, Open hood Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable from remote tower location Remove one bolt retaining the washer bottle filler neck and move aside. Remove the two bolts retaining the speed control servo and move aside. Remove fasteners...

Chrysler Repair: `04 Pacifica - after fueling, hiccups stalls; gas tank replaced, 2004 chrysler pacifica, chrysler pacifica
2004 chrysler pacifica, chrysler pacifica, filler tube: Hi Tania, I would start with a cluster self-calibration which you can do by pressing and holding the odometer reset button for 10 seconds or more, then release it. Do this while the ignition is off . The gauges will cycle through a set of positions of the...

Chrysler Repair: '04 Concorde: ATC doesn't work, temp out of control, atc system, diagnostic capability
atc system, diagnostic capability, auto temp: Hi Dewey. There is a self-diagnostic capability built-in to the ATC system. To use it, start the engine and set the temp control to 75 degrees. The car should not be in motion. Then simultaneously press and hold three buttons: the floor (lower of the 2nd...

Chrysler Repair: '04 Dodge Dakota Transmission Shifting and Check Engine Light, dakota quad cab, dodge dakota
dakota quad cab, dodge dakota, highway speed: Hi Steve, As the name implies, low/reverse is needed for both low and reverse gears. A second clutch is needed for both as well but it is different: for reverse you need the reverse clutch and for drive 1st gear you need the underdrive clutch. But the L/R...

Chrysler Repair: '04 intrepid: courtesy, parking lights, cluster gauges, digital ohmmeter, internal filament
digital ohmmeter, internal filament, fuse box: Hi Andrew, Unfortunately that fuse powers several dozens of bulbs, and one of which may be faulty by being shorted around the internal filament directly to ground, which will blow the fuse. If you happen to know of any bulb which has not been lit, even though...

Chrysler Repair: '05 300 : air bag warning light/ cabin air filter, windshield wiper motor, highway traffic safety
windshield wiper motor, highway traffic safety, traffic safety administration: Hi Anita, The cabin filter is located under the hood so you have to open that to find it. It is located on the far end of the passenger side of the air intake for the heating/ventilating/air condition system which is just in front of the windshield wiper...

Chrysler Repair: '06 Minivan: radio not working, inner fender, radio product
inner fender, radio product, using a voltmeter: Hi Kate, Then I would remove the radio and verify that you have power to it on pins 1 and 12 even when the key is off and more importantly on pin 2 of the same plug at the radio when the key is in the run position, using a voltmeter or a glow light. Also...

Chrysler Repair: '05 T & C: Power door B-pillar buttons don't work, power doors, work question
power doors, work question, door switch: Hi Donny, The two B-piilar switches are independent and merely ground two separate pins at the body computer (through intervening resistors built-in to each switch so it won t read a dead short). The body computer then activates the separate door power modules...

Chrysler Repair: '06 Sebring Convertible: "Not Starting", chrysler corp, yard ornament
chrysler corp, yard ornament, hi jill: Hi Jill, I am not here to defend the Chrysler Corp. but to try and give owners assistance in keeping their cars running economically. If you want to move ahead on dealing with the no start then you do need a functional battery. It is new enough that it...

Chrysler Repair: 07 Pacifica chuging, 2007 chrysler pacifica, chrysler pacifica
2007 chrysler pacifica, chrysler pacifica, 8l: Hi Scott, Without codes it is difficult to diagnose a chug . Can you tell me more? I have the manual for the 05 model and it includes the 3.8L. But without my understanding exactly how the malfunction manifests itself and with no code I am at a loss. Roland...

Chrysler Repair: 08 T & C: sliding door/power window both failed, wire harnesses, double failure
wire harnesses, double failure, window option: Hi Ed, The latest manual I have is an 05, and in that model there is no power window option in the door proper. But based upon the double failure of both the door motor control and the window control my thought is that there is a single multi-pin disconnect...

Chrysler Repair: 08 TOWN & COUNTRY, wire harnesses, power doors
wire harnesses, power doors, wirings: Hi Ed, I answered this question on the 19th, so I presume you also asked Kevin whose response was to send it to the pool of experts, i.e. to me since I am the only other expert at this site. As I said, while I don t have an 08 manual nor wiring diagrams...

Chrysler Repair: 1990 LeBaron Landau Digital Dashboard/Interior lights, windshield washer pump, windshield wipers
windshield washer pump, windshield wipers, check fuse: Hi Al The pulse wipe module on the left lower dash reinforcement (8-wire black plug) may be being activated by an internally shorted switch of the steering column s wiper/washer. There is a brown wire coming out of the steering column (pin 3 of that connector)...

Chrysler Repair: 1994 Intrepid: voltage regulation?, necessary level, scan tool
necessary level, scan tool, voltage regulation: Hi Joe, What is the specific fault code number? The issue as I recall it, is not that the voltage regulation function of the ecu is bad, but rather that the charging system as a whole is not producing the necessary level of voltage which also could be a...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 Caravan Hood Release Handle, dodge caravan, bolts
dodge caravan, bolts, roland: Hi Vince, my 95 shop manual shows that the handle mechanism in the cabin can be separated from the end of the cable, so if the attachment fitting in that handle has failed it would appear to me that a new handle mechanism will solve the problem. It bolts...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 Chrysler Lebaron Windshield Wiper Fuse, chrysler lebaron, 1995 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1995 chrysler lebaron, intake plenum: Hi Corey, To begin, remove the wiper arms and then the grille that covers the intake plenum/wiper motor/wiper mechanism. Unplug the wire connector plug at the wiper motor. Then if you try a new fuse and it doesn t blow when you start the car you know it is...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Town & Country Starting Problems, solenoid switch, starter solenoid
solenoid switch, starter solenoid, safety interlock switch: Hi Tony, A starter can begin to go at 100k so that is not surprising. The starter and its solenoid switch are generally a unit. My preference, if you have a local starter motor repair/rebuild shop, is to have the original one serviced and returned to me....

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler Town & Country starter?, solenoid switch, chrysler town
solenoid switch, chrysler town, wire pin: Hi Paul, When you don t get any starter motor action or loud click, try moving the gear shift lever a bit off-center of the P or N position as the safety interlock may be slightly out of adjustment. Also, with a helper to turn the key check in the box under...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 concorde trunk/deck lid latch security, trunk deck, deck lid
trunk deck, deck lid, trunk lid: Hi Hulan, My thought is that there is probably on the trunk latch mechanism a lever which has two positions: in one it will respond to the remote and button the dash, and in the other position it will only repond to the key. So look closely or check the owner...

Chrysler Repair: 2.4L '02 Stalls/won't restart, code 0340, exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation
exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation, vacuum line: Hi Juan, According to the 02 shop manual you should be able to get 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 odometer window to see if the mileage reading changes to show...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5 L V6 Timing, timing belt tensioner, chrysler cirrus
timing belt tensioner, chrysler cirrus, cotter pin: Hi Tyler, Your question was put in the pool by the other expert. Once again, here is my answer: The timing belt tensioner is done by means of a spring-loaded pulley that is the one closest to the crankshaft sprocket. The tensioner is held in place by...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5 V-6: no spark, crankshaft sensor, jumper cables
crankshaft sensor, jumper cables, electrical continuity: Hi Victor, If there is neither an 0320 nor 0340 code then that is a good sign that your engine rotation sesnors are good. When that is true you should get 12V on the pin of the single dark green/orange wire plug at the distributor. So check to see if that...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6: Injector control code,PCM/wiring/injector?, chrysler cirrus, 1998 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1998 chrysler cirrus, haynes manual: Hi Aleks, The injector shows a resistance in the proper range. The #4 injector control wire (light blue/brown) is on pin 16 of the pcm. The dark green/orange wire at the injector should show a steady 12v when the engine is running, and the control wire should...

Chrysler Repair: 2,5L V-6: no start, codes 0401, 0171, 0175, fuel air mixture, exhaust gas recirculation valve
fuel air mixture, exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Victor, The 0402 code is about the exhaust gas recirculation valve not working properly, and the 0171 and 0175 are about the fuel/air mixture being too lean on both banks of cylinders. Those codes are consistent with one another and it suggests to me that...

Chrysler Repair: 2.7L: runs bad when warmed, fuel air mixture, exhaust shop
fuel air mixture, exhaust shop, dodge intrepid: Hi Amber, On the cam/crank sensor paper spacers, it may be the case that the 2.7L sensors don t need paper spacers to assure that the hall effect crystal doesn t get damaged by rubbing against the surface of the sprocket, so if the new ones didn t have spacers...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 CHRYSLER T&C VAN BLOWING FUSE #12, amp fuse, rear defogger
amp fuse, rear defogger, chrysler town: Hi John, There could be a wiring difference between what is in your 00 and what is shown in my 98 and 02 manuals. One unknown, to me, is whether you have a 3-speed non-electronic automatic or a 4-speed electronic automatic. On the former, the only thing...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 Chrysler Caravan RT Park 15A Fuse keeps Blowing, digital ohmmeter, amp fuse
digital ohmmeter, amp fuse, fuse one: Hi M.A. Sorry to learn from your evalustion that what I suggested didn t work. Would you like to tell me what you (or your husband) tried and what you learned? This is not so complex of a wiring issue as to be unfixable, I am certain. Also, is there any history...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 grand caravan start failure, fuse box, grand caravan
fuse box, grand caravan, shift indicator: Hi Peter, Thanks for the clarification of the setup. If you would like to check the cluster, please do and let me know the result. It should have both a trip and a trip reset to press and hold. See what code you might get. That cluster then in your 00...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Minivan: anti-theft disarm failure/cluster communication, power door locks, communication question
power door locks, communication question, grand caravan: Hi Peter, I would certainly pursue that theory. The dash-tap remediation is a common report that I get, though it isn t always associated with a stall/failure to start symptom rather just a loss of the gauge function. But there is a loose connection at the...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 T&C LXI 3.3 FF: cabin blower speed?, drb iii, computer logic
drb iii, computer logic, rotary knob: Hi Rennie, The control unit in the dash center console and the body computer located under the dash are the two units that are involved in the opeation of the ATC system. There is unfortunately no obvious reason why the blower speed will vary during the start-up...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 Sebring LX doors will only lock manually and battery drain, door locks, body control module
door locks, body control module, charging system: Hi Darren, The IOD current is not that high as to be a cause of the power door lock problem. Current is the ten s of mA are usual. The power for the door locks comes out of the body control module, and it uses the following fuses: under the hood 3,8,17,18,23...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 Sebring won't start, 4 digit numbers, starter motor
4 digit numbers, starter motor, bottom corner: Hi Serge, The red light will be on until the engine starts and runs, but we do need to get rid of the bus message on the odometer (see below). If you mean no response at all, i.e., no starter motor action, then try moving the gear shifter slightly off...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 sebring: code 1698, question pool, fuse box
question pool, fuse box, auto parts store: Hi Eric, You can test for continuity between the tcm and and pcm and the data link connector plug. The SCI transmit wire is found on pin 7 of the tcm, pin 65 of the pcm, and pin 7 of the under dash plug. The SCI receive wire is from pin 46 of the tcm to pin...

Chrysler Repair: 2003 sebring 2.7L engine:knocks, independent auto repair, 4 digit numbers
independent auto repair, 4 digit numbers, auto repair shops: Hi Anthony, It may be that knock sensor is not functioning, loose, or disconnected. It is located below the throttle body and bolted to the block in the space between the two cylinder heads. It has 2 wires, dark blue/light green and black/light blue. The...

Chrysler Repair: 2008 Sebring vibration issues, chrysler sebring, brake calipers
chrysler sebring, brake calipers, guide pins: Hi Michaela, About the only question the history of this problem suggests to me is why did the rotors have to be replaced at such low mileage? Is it possible that the brake calipers are not sliding freely on their guide pins which then causes them to drag,...

Chrysler Repair: 2009 Dodge Caravan Cabin Filter, dodge caravan, cabin filter
dodge caravan, cabin filter, filter element: 1. Remove the lower glove box bin from the instrument panel (refer to 23 - BODY/INSTRUMENT PANEL/BIN-GLOVE BOX - REMOVAL). 2. Disengage the two retaining tabs (1) that secure the particulate air filter cover (2) to the passenger side of the HVAC air distribution...

Chrysler Repair: 3.0L:Water Pump/Timing Belt R&R, coolant levels, metric sockets
coolant levels, metric sockets, degradation rate: Hi Mike, The timing belt and water pump changeout are appropriately done together. The shop manual pages to do both number about 8. I can xerox copy and postal mail those to you. If you will send me back three 44-cent stamps to cover my costs, after you receive...

Chrysler Repair: 300m w/ Broken Hood Release Cable, chrysler 300m, release cable
chrysler 300m, release cable, lever arm: Hi D, The latch can always be released by getting under the front of the car and with the aid of a flashlight looking up to locate the latch mechanism that is operated by the broken cable. It will be behind the bumper fascia and in front of the radiator....

Chrysler Repair: '92 2,5L 4cyl.: no-start, sensor error, diagnostic work
sensor error, diagnostic work, weather conditions: Hi Bill, I am a bit confused because the dark green/orange and dark green/black wires need +12V (not grounding ) to fire up the spark coil and fuel pump respectively, and in any case doing anything to the ASD dark green/orange wire will not cause the fuel...

Chrysler Repair: '95 electronic trans axle rebuilt but still 'limps', solenoid pack, chrysler cirrus
solenoid pack, chrysler cirrus, 95 chrysler cirrus: Hi Jillian, I smell incompetency at the repair shop. If the transmission has been rebuilt and the transcomputer replaced along with the solenoid pack and it still limps then they haven t done the right job or done the job right. I would suggest two things:...

Chrysler Repair: 95 sebring audio problem power and volume work all other buttons do not, response warrants, soldering pencil
response warrants, soldering pencil, electrolytic capacitors: Hi Mike, I would take a look at the circuit board(s) on which all the components are mounted and look specifically at the cylindrically-shaped ones (typically black colored) to see if any of them show sign of fluid leaking out on to the surface of the board...

Chrysler Repair: '96 Concorde: code 43, coil pack, primary coil
coil pack, primary coil, windings: Hi Kevin, The resistance of each of the 3 primary windings is supposed to 0.45-0.65 ohms. So remove the coil s plug and measure between the common pin (check the plug itself, when you first turn the ignition to run , when you will see 12V on that contact...

Chrysler Repair: '96 chrysler sebring jxi conv. dies when engine is hot, chrysler sebring jxi, crankshaft sensor
chrysler sebring jxi, crankshaft sensor, response warrants: Hi Jeremy, Have you tried for fault codes stored in the PCM? Turn 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 to see it begin to flash, puuse, flash, etc. Count the number...

Chrysler Repair: 96 LHS 3.5L wont start, solenoid starter, solenoid switch
solenoid starter, solenoid switch, starter solenoid: Hi Tim If you hear a click coming from the engine, when you are in the cabin, then that is loud enough to be the solenoid switch on the starter motor proper. It verifies that the ignition switch, starter relay, and safety interlock are working properly. The...

Chrysler Repair: '96 trans code 0733, solenoid pack, mail tomorrow
solenoid pack, mail tomorrow, speed sensors: Hi Jeremy, If the speed sensors are installed properly, and because of the history being that the solenoid pack is new, and if you verified the wiring between the solenoid pack and the tcm, then the code points toward there being a problem in the transmission...

Chrysler Repair: '97 grand voyager electrical problem, grand voyager, gentelman
grand voyager, gentelman, postage cost: Hi Rob, On the calibration of the speedo. try pressing and holding the trip and reset buttons simultaneously and while holding then turn the ignition switch from off to run, and continue to hold until CODE appears in the odometer window and then release the...

Chrysler Repair: '97 2.5L stalls,loosened gas cap, Now code 31, crankshaft position sensor, crankshaft pulley
crankshaft position sensor, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt: Hi Nikki, Because this is a 97 it is OBD-II code compliant which means that there is a much more extensive list of 4-digit fault codes for both the engine and the transmission available to yo via a plug under the dash by the steering colulmn. I suggest you...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Sebring convertible, pivot bolt, negative cable
pivot bolt, negative cable, hydraulic lines: HYDRAULIC CYLINDER REMOVAL Disconnect battery negative cable. Remove rear seat cushion and rear seat back. Remove quarter trim panel. Remove cylinder mounting bracket and nut Hydraulic Cylinder Remove pivot bolt holding cylinder shaft to top linkage....

Chrysler Repair: '97 Sebring coupe: turn signal blinker problem., turn signal switch, electrical continuity
turn signal switch, electrical continuity, wire colors: Hi Nicole, The circuit is quite simple: there is a green/blue wire on pin 7 of the plug at the flasher relay behind the stereo. That wire goes to the turn signal switch on the steering column where it comes in on pin 7 of that switch. The switch connects...

Chrysler Repair: '98 3.3L timing of cam/crank, chrysler grand voyager, camshaft timing
chrysler grand voyager, camshaft timing, voyager 3: Hi Ashraf, Put the crankshaft sprocket in the position where its arrow is at the 12 o clock position. The camshaft sprocket should be in the position where its arrow is a 6 o clock position. The 2 colored links of the timing chain should be lined up...

Chrysler Repair: 98 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L- A/C and alarm issues, chrysler concorde lxi, chrysler concorde
chrysler concorde lxi, chrysler concorde, gm tech: Hi Nick, The problem with pulling the IOD fuse (#19 in the dash) is that all the courtesy lights are extinguished, and further I am not certain whether that fuse, which powers only part of the body control module s needs*, will cancel the self-locking of...

Chrysler Repair: 98 Dodge Avenger 2.5L intermittent stall, dodge avenger, 1998 dodge avenger
dodge avenger, 1998 dodge avenger, rms voltage: Hi Scott, The loss of spark, while still having the 12v while cranking it over, does imply that there is sufficient signal from the cam and crank sensors to satisfy the PCM and keep the ASD closed. You have correctly understood my previous answer. I would...

Chrysler Repair: 98 Neon: no spark, crank sensor, dodge neon
crank sensor, dodge neon, cam sensor: Hi Nigel, Try the ignition key to get any fault codes: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch to see if the mileage reading changes instead to show 4 digit fault codes OR whether the check engine light, which...

Chrysler Repair: '99 300m: interior light won't go off, door switches, headlamp switch
door switches, headlamp switch, body control module: Hi Sonchen, First, check the headlamp switch which has a dome on position to see if you might simply have inadvertantly turned on the interior lights that way which will over-ride the door switches and all the other time out provisions that would stop...

Chrysler Repair: '99 300m: trouble starting, remove starter?, 4 digit numbers, solenoid switch
4 digit numbers, solenoid switch, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Tony, Yes, assuming that the click came from the starter relay, although you might want to check that the relay s contact points are actually conducting current to the light green wire that goes to the starter motor. You could use a voltmeter or glow light...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Caravan wiper repair boondoggle, dodge grand caravan, chrysler factory
dodge grand caravan, chrysler factory, repair effort: Hi Mary, The garage that has made the repair effort so far is incompetent. They tried to fix the problem by throwing parts at it, which is extremely costly and unrewarding. There is in fact a Chrysler factory Body Diagnostic Procedures manual which if they...

Chrysler Repair: 99 Chrysler sebring, crank shaft, chrysler sebring
crank shaft, chrysler sebring, intermittent loss: P-1391 INTERMITTENT LOSS OF CMP OR CKP POSSIBLE CAUSES CKP SENSOR CIRCUIT WIRING HARNESS INTER DEF CMP SENSOR CIRCUIT WIRING HARNESS INTER DEF PULSE RING OR TARGET MAGNET DEFECTIVE CKP SENSOR CONNECTOR TERMINALS OBS DEF CKP SENSOR DEFECTIVE CMP SENSOR...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Cirrus brake/turn lights won't work, turn signal switch, chrysler cirrus
turn signal switch, chrysler cirrus, 1999 chrysler cirrus: Hi Ben, On the brake lights (left and right) because the 3rd works, I have to conclude that either a white/tan wire from a splice where the left and right side brake splits off from the 3rd brake is open (which is located just behind the left rear door...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Concord (LH) radiator fans won't run, unless relay removed/inserted, radiator fans, pin sockets
radiator fans, pin sockets, speed action: Hi Gary, I will assume that when you are making the observation that the temp of the cooling system is low enough that it is the low speeds that are brought into action by pulling the high/low relay. The most obvious cause would be a flaky connection of...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Dodge Caravan: trans quick learn, dodge caravan, transmission cooler
dodge caravan, transmission cooler, drb: Hi Nancy, The quick learn is done with the angle at 20 to 25 degrees opening. Also, you are supposed to warm the trans until the DRB says it is hot , so this may be a normal report to you that it is warmed up sufficiently to go through the learn procedure....

Chrysler Repair: 99 Sebring coupe: no start, sebring coupe, radio modules
sebring coupe, radio modules, starter relay: Hi Joey, The starter relay is in the center console, underneath the heater/radio modules. Find that and then try the ignition switch to see if it clicks when you go to the starter position. That is the first step to diagnosing the no start problem. Roland...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Town & Country AC: rear air distribution, floor outlets, rear fan
floor outlets, rear fan, air outlets: Hi Yuri, There are two air outlets from the rear system, have you check both of them? According to my shop manual, air from inside the vehicle is drawn into the rear system from the right rear quarter trim panel. The air goes through the heater and the cooler...

Chrysler Repair: Air Conditioner '91 Dodge Dynasty, refrigerant pressure, dodge dynasty
refrigerant pressure, dodge dynasty, vacuum line: Hi Dianna, It might depend upon which engine you have in the car (2.5L 4 cyl or 3.0/3.3/3.8L 6 cyl) but in no case would I believe that if the job was done right that the compressor or its tubing would have to be disturbed (On the 2.5 the compressor needs...

Chrysler Repair: Automatic door lock jammed, postal mail, wd 40
postal mail, wd 40, chrysler lhs: Hi Tiffany, It is hard for me to know whether it is friction in the mechanism or early failure of the motor. I don t believe that any harm would be done by spraying some WD-40 on the mechanism as I described in my previous answer. Only time will tell. My...

Chrysler Repair: antifreeze leak on the water tube side, antifreeze leak, tube side
antifreeze leak, tube side, water tube: Hi Randy, Anything is possible...but which engine are you speaking of, and could you describe what you mean by the water tube side of the engine ? Do you mean where the hoses that go to the heater are located? Tell me the specific size (L)/cylinder number...

Chrysler Repair: Brake caliper screws, socket head cap screws, torx head screws
socket head cap screws, torx head screws, chrysler sebring convertible: Hi Robert, I am virtually certain that the caliper pins are hex head, but as to the size I can only guess them to be 13 mm +/- 1 mm. The torque spec is 26 foot-pounds. Roland PS Please rate my answer, and where you see the question about volunteer of...

Chrysler Repair: Bypassing ac, jeep line, chrysler line
jeep line, chrysler line, jeep cherokee: Hi Nicole, I would believe that if the Jeep was sold originally with the AC as an option that you could indeed do just that, but I don t have a specific belt routing diagram to test that out. If that doesn t turn out then I would believe you could replace...

Chrysler Repair: '00 minivan:blows fuse abs,turn signals,back up lights/, highway traffic safety, national highway traffic
highway traffic safety, national highway traffic, sort answer: Hi John, I checked the 98 and 02 wiring diagrams I have but unfortunately I can t identify exactly which fuse is blowing. The factory manual shows all the diagrams for those systems:abs, turn signal, back-up, and also do you mean the blower in the cabin?....

Chrysler Repair: Car Horn, import models, flexible connection
import models, flexible connection, steering wheel: Hi Rj, Sorry to say I don t have any manuals for the import models. It could be the horn contacts, or it could be the clockspring flexible connection between the steering wheel and the column. But I can t give you any further direction. The air bag is connected...

Chrysler Repair: Car not starting, 2.5 V-6 Sebring., sebring conv, crank sensor
sebring conv, crank sensor, fuse box: There may be a typo in your last paragraph or? PCM Pin 4 is the other end of the ignition coil driver wire (black/gray). I believe, but am not certain, that Pin 4 either floats or has +12V on it when you have the ignition switch on . I believe that it drives...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler 2008 t/c brakes, rear disc brakes, caliper piston
rear disc brakes, caliper piston, silicone grease: Hi Garrett, I wonder if there might be some drag between the calipers and the pin(s) on which they ride laterally. You might try cleaning those surfaces and lubing them with a slight amount of silicone grease. About the only other basis for a failure to retract...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6 stalls after a long drive, fuel tank cap, spark plug wire
fuel tank cap, spark plug wire, partial vacuum: Hi Terrance, I have a three possibilities for stalling when warmed up and run for good length of time: The gas tank cap may not be venting in enough air so a partial vacuum develops which slows the fuel pump output/pressure. Try opening and closing the fuel...

Chrysler Repair: Concorde is overheating, 2004 chrysler concorde, gasket leaks
2004 chrysler concorde, gasket leaks, chrysler concorde: Hi Laurie, Are you certain that the fans are coming on when the gauge moves toward the H? The fact that you aren t loosing coolant or boiling over, would make me wonder about that gauge accuracy possibility. If it was pessimistic, and instead were to read...

Chrysler Repair: Coolant Leak: '99 Concorde 3.2L, 1999 chrysler concorde, coolant hoses
1999 chrysler concorde, coolant hoses, chrysler concorde: Hi Danni, I would suspect that a leak at that location has to do with the connections between the engine cooling system and the heater core in the cabin. There is a coolant supply line from the engine to and through the firewall and a return line back to...

Chrysler Repair: CRANK SENSOR: 300C 5.9L, chrysler 300 c hemi, chrysler 300 c
chrysler 300 c hemi, chrysler 300 c, crankshaft sensor: Hi Sheree, The location is basically the same on the 5.9 as I described, and best accessed from below. If you have the all-wheel drive feature the starter motor will need to be removed for access to the sensor. The sensor may not come with a paper spacer...

Chrysler Repair: check engine light, engine controller, town and country
engine controller, town and country, roland: Hi Bob, Turn 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 will remain on , to see it begin to flash, pause, flash, etc. Count the number of flashes before each pause....

Chrysler Repair: crank shaft sensor:3.3/3,8L, chrysler grand voyager, crank shaft
chrysler grand voyager, crank shaft, metal flange: Hi Sabeer, The sensor is located at the seam between the engine and the transmission, at the very front of the bell housing which contains the torque converter and engine flexplate to which it is attached. It is on the side of the engine that is close to...

Chrysler Repair: Door/electrical problems?, chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring, door latch: Hi Amanda, What you describe certainly sounds like a door latch issue. Try pushing out on the inside door panels of both doors while you are driving it to see if you can provoke the behavior. If so, then move the latch striker mounted in the door frame...

Chrysler Repair: DVD player jammed: '05 T&C, cd gps, hi jill
cd gps, hi jill, cup holder: Hi Jill, I looked again at the 05 manual and don t find anything else to release before removing the DVD player. If you have the large bezel that surrounds the entire console removed (just let in hang loosely by its plugs) and you have removed the screws...

Chrysler Repair: ECU AND 02 SENSORS: '98 Sebring coupe, sebring lxi, sebring coupe
sebring lxi, sebring coupe, o2 sensors: Hi John, I doubt that the wiring errors would blow the ecm, so first I would check the wiring again. Let me tell you the wire colors for the sensors as that may be the problem. The black wires of the sensors all go to nearby local ground points The black/green...

Chrysler Repair: Fog lamp assembly replacement: '02 Sebring, fog lamp, lamp assembly
fog lamp, lamp assembly, hi bob: Hi Bob, My 03 manual says there is a screw that attaches the assembly to the front bumper (facia). Once you remove that screw the assembly should come out and you can disconect the wire and remove it. You may want to disconnect the battery, but if the...

Chrysler Repair: Fuel Pump R &R:' 97 LHS/New Yorker/Concorde, 1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, xerox copy: Hi Brandy, The fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank. Fortunately you don t have to remove the fuel tank to get to it because there is an access plate under the rug in the trunk which when removed will reveal the top of the fuel tank where you then can...

Chrysler Repair: ''00 LHS: horn/interior-exterior lights act on their own, balcony
Chrysler Repair: ''00 LHS: horn/interior-exterior lights act on their own, balcony

Chrysler Repair: '97 Sebring 2.5L stalls, then recovers, position error, fuel filter
Chrysler Repair: '97 Sebring 2.5L stalls, then recovers, position error, fuel filter, fuel pressure

Chrysler Repair: antifreeze leak on the water tube side, dodge caravan, liter engine
Chrysler Repair: antifreeze leak on the water tube side, dodge caravan, liter engine, left hand side

Chrysler Repair: Car Horn, car battery, car alarm
Chrysler Repair: Car Horn, car battery, car alarm

Chrysler Repair: Concorde is overheating, coolant, overflow
Chrysler Repair: Concorde is overheating, coolant, overflow, thermostat

Chrysler Repair: AT at LH 1993-1997: code 41, cold car, winter time
Chrysler Repair: AT at LH 1993-1997: code 41, cold car, winter time, 20min

Chrysler Repair: P1684 and Transmission limp mode
Chrysler Repair: P1684 and Transmission limp mode

Chrysler Repair: Power window problems/diagnosis: '98 minvan, hard time
Chrysler Repair: Power window problems/diagnosis: '98 minvan, hard time

Chrysler Repair: Sebring 2.5L timing belt replacement, timing belt
Chrysler Repair: Sebring 2.5L timing belt replacement, timing belt

Chrysler Repair: Sebring Conv. Seat Belt Safety Issue, sebring convertible, diagnostic charge
Chrysler Repair: Sebring Conv. Seat Belt Safety Issue, sebring convertible, diagnostic charge, timer control

Chrysler Repair: Intermittent temporary power loss: 3.3L '97, throttle position sensor, egr solenoid
throttle position sensor, egr solenoid, voyager 3: Hi David, Thanks for the report. The 0300 can be almost anything...the list of possibilities to check is overwhelming. So let us see what develops first and go from there when/if codes reappear. I suspect that the evap and the O2 sensor codes will return....

Chrysler Repair: AT at LH 1993-1997: code 41, drb iii, obd ii reader
drb iii, obd ii reader, digit code number: Hi Vadim, How about the possibility that the trans fluid cooling lines, cooler core, or fins of the radiator/tran cooler are partially blocked which would cause the transmission to run too hot? Maybe if you can cool the fluid more effectively the symptom...

Chrysler Repair: Lights flicker and van shuts off, emery paper, battery clamps
emery paper, battery clamps, cable clamps: Hi Edwin, Start with the battery and its cables. Remove the both of the battery clamps (remove the - first) and polish the terminals and the inner surface of the cable clamps with a wire brush or emery paper. The note the 2 wires on the battery - post clamp....

Chrysler Repair: lights stuck on, headlamp switch, orange wire
headlamp switch, orange wire, fuse box: Hi Dana, The headlight and tail lights are controlled by the body computer which has a sense function which recognizes when a wire attached to pin 3 of the black plug of the headlamp switch (8-pin plug) has been grounded by turning on the headlamps switch....

Chrysler Repair: location of fan relay, radiator fan, negative cable
radiator fan, negative cable, relay switch: 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...

Chrysler Repair: torque converter bolts hitting oil pan?, plymouth grand voyager, engine oil leak
plymouth grand voyager, engine oil leak, crankshaft seal: Hi Ray, No I haven t, but I have to admit that would be something a shop-person might have more opportunity to have experienced. I can imagine a bolt between the flex plate and the torque converter coming loose and doing that. Roland PS Please rate my...

Chrysler Repair: P1684 and Transmission limp mode, grand caravan, dodge dealer
grand caravan, dodge dealer, transmission flush: Hi Bryan, The 1684 can occur by simply disconnectint the battery and that is detected by the PCM, but if that code is attributed to be from the TCM, then it could be a problem with the battery positive supply to the TCM or the grounding of the module. The...

Chrysler Repair: P1684 and transmission limp mode, ground circuits, autozone
ground circuits, autozone, battery supply: Hi Bryan, It looks like they verified the 12V supply and ground return from the tcm. My suggestion would be to see if you can get the codes yourself via the ignition key, or for free via a readout at an Autozone parts store, and thus keep checking to see...

Chrysler Repair: Power window problems/diagnosis: '98 minvan, using a multimeter, minvan
using a multimeter, minvan, wire connector: Hi Prasad, The problem is in the switch which is supposed to reverse the polarity between the up and down requests. I would try squirting some electronic circuit cleaner in the switch through any holes or cracks near to that section of the switch to improve...

Chrysler Repair: PT Cruiser '03 Front Wheel Bearing Replacement, wheel bearing replacement, haynes manual
wheel bearing replacement, haynes manual, bearing press: Hi Bence, The manual for 02 I have shows that you have to remove the steering knuckle and then go through a press out prcedure that involves pressing out the wheel mounting studs, splitting the bearings with special tool, pressing new bearings, etc., and...

Chrysler Repair: p0700code and p1768, dee dee, functional problem
dee dee, functional problem, model body: Hi Dee Dee, 0700 means simply that there is a transmission-specific code also stored in the memory, which is indeed the 1768. The 1768 says that the output current from the relay to the solenoid box on the transmission is not present at the box. This may...

Chrysler Repair: Radio shorts out and display blinks, 2001 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
2001 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, radio chassis: Hi Tim, This sounds to me like a problem internal to the radio, such as an electrolytic capacitor in the power supply section beginning to fail. These are small round cylinders and would be located near to the where the plug enters the back of the radio chassis....

Chrysler Repair: rattling noise and lurching: 1999 Breeze, transmission control unit, waranty
transmission control unit, waranty, steep mountain: Hi Jamie, What you describe is difficult to relate to a specific malfunction of an electronic transmission. Braking generally should not cause lurching of the transmission, nor would the transmission normally cause noises on starting the engine. I wonder...

Chrysler Repair: Sebring 2.5L timing belt replacement, chrysler sebring coupe, chrysler sebring convertible
chrysler sebring coupe, chrysler sebring convertible, camshaft sprockets: Hi Rune, I have the manuals for the 99 Cirrus/Stratus, 00 Sebring Covertible, and the 00 Sebring/Avenger Coupe. They all have a section on the timing belt change out, but the details in the first two listed are more extensive than the latter. The latter...

Chrysler Repair: Sebring Conv. Seat Belt Safety Issue, highway traffic safety, traffic safety administration
highway traffic safety, traffic safety administration, seat belt safety: Hi Mike, Thanks for raising this issue which you appear to also be championing. You are not the first to bring the problem to the site. Here is what I said in response to a question on this subject last year: I believe it is caused by part of the collision...

Chrysler Repair: Shifting, 1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, computer notices: Hi Caryn, I believe that you are actually only getting 2nd gear. That exact lock up is what happens when the transmission computer notices something is wrong and so it protects the transmission by driving in 2nd gear until it can be serviced so as to protect...

Chrysler Repair: No Spark: '97 2.5L V-6, chrysler sebring convertible, briggs and straton
chrysler sebring convertible, briggs and straton, crankshaft pulley: Hi Mark, Did you try for a fault code? on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time? Then watch the odometer windoe to look for any 4-digit fault codes, or absent that, for the check engine light to begin to do a series of...

Chrysler Repair: Stock Gauge/Aftermarket Sender..., ohm resistor, stock gauge
ohm resistor, stock gauge, fuel gauge: Hi Keri, Experiment with it trying a 40 ohm or thereabout resistor and see what sort of reading range you get. I recently added a 10 ohm resistor in series to my temp sender to get it back in calibration (instead of reading false high) so that is an approach...

Chrysler Repair: spark timing: '98 3,0L, crankshaft position sensor, crank sensor
crankshaft position sensor, crank sensor, spark plug wire: Hi Doris, The 3.0L engine in 98 has a crankshaft position sensor which automatically times the spark. The distributor however does have to be installed so that the rotor is pointing at the no. 1 spark plug post when the the engine is at TDC of the compression...

Chrysler Repair: Temp Gauge malfunction: '05 minivan, exhaust gas recirculation valve, 4 digit numbers
exhaust gas recirculation valve, 4 digit numbers, coolant temp: Hi Steve, The gauge malfunction might be due to an air bubble in the cooling system, an inaccurate coolant temp sensor or a short in the wire from the coolant temp sensor to the engine computer or an intermittent malfunction of the magnetic gauge itself....

Chrysler Repair: Town & Country 2005: won't start after a brief stop., exhaust gas recirculation valve, chrysler town and country
exhaust gas recirculation valve, chrysler town and country, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Rena, There are not too many things that will cause a no start temporarily without also setting a fault code. So the place to start is with a fault code readout of the engine computer. An Autozone or similar nationwide parts store chain will often give...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission harsh downshifting, piece of dirt, dodge stratus
piece of dirt, dodge stratus, espert: Hi Rolf, Aside from a coincidental damage to an internal engine part, the possible causes of hard down-shifting are: too low fluid level, aerated fluid, hydraulic pressure too high, engine idle speed too high, or valve body malfunction/leakage. Ideally one...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission: vehicle won't move, dodge grand caravan, exit ramp
dodge grand caravan, exit ramp, grand caravan: Hi Nancy, Yes the RTV is probably gripping the pan too tightly so he will need to use a thin blace to cut the material, but remove it as level as possible so as to not spill any debris, if present, which would be of diagnostic significance. A DRB III tool...

Chrysler Repair: timing chain: 3.3L, cam sprockets, clock cam
cam sprockets, clock cam, 1997 dodge intrepid: Hi David, According to the factory manual: The alignment is correct if the dots on the edge of the crank and cam sprockets are lined up with the middle of the dark links of the timing chain AND the arrows on the sprockets point toward each other at 6 o...

Chrysler Repair: transmission code 0750, solenoid pack, solenoid switch
solenoid pack, solenoid switch, 1997 dodge intrepid: Hi Frank, I am not familiar with the specific local hourly labor cost, but you could start by calling around to parts stores to find out how much a solenoid/pressure switch pack costs for your particualr vehicle, then add I guess about an hour of labor. The...

Chrysler Repair: transmission code 0755: solenoid pack r&r, solenoid pack, auto zone
solenoid pack, auto zone, generic statement: Hi Caleb, The solenoid assembly is on the front side of the transmission (facing the front of the vehicle). It is to the left of the vertical shift rod, just below the input speed sensor, hidden in a box that is called the sound cover . You remove the plug...

Chrysler Repair: transmission fault codes for 1999 Dodge Avenger, solenoid switch, dodge avenger
solenoid switch, dodge avenger, torque converter: Hi Kathleen, The 1775 switch code says that the solenoid switch valve that is involved with locking-up the torque converter for fuel economy (as you noticed the rpm being 2500 instead of 2000 is exactly what would be the manifestation) is not locking up and...

Chrysler Repair: underhood vacuum line diagram, vacuum line, xerox copy
vacuum line, xerox copy, turbo ii: Hi Steven, I have the 88 factory service manual that shows the diagrams for both the Turbo I and the Turbo II. Let me know which one is the same as you E-series and I will xerox copy and postal mail it to you. Tell me a postal mailing address. Roland...

Chrysler Repair: Vehicle speed sensor, vehicle speed sensor, consecutive trips
vehicle speed sensor, consecutive trips, sensor signal: P-0500 NO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL When Monitored and Set Condition: P-0500 NO VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL When Monitored: For 3 Speed:With engine running, transmission not in park or neutral, brakes not applied, engine rpm greater than 1500. For 4...

Chrysler Repair: Voyager: central locking cycles on its own, push button switch, old fashion way
push button switch, old fashion way, grand voyager: Hi Jenny, This locking system is a bit complex and is controlled by the body computer which has sensors at all the doors that tells it when a door is ajar or unlocked. It will try to lock the offending door. It might be that the push-button switch in the...

Chrysler Repair: Water Pump/Timing belt: 2.5L V-6, timing belt tensioner, cotter pin
timing belt tensioner, cotter pin, postal mail: Hi Tyler, The timing belt tensioner is done by means of a spring-loaded pulley that is the one closest to the crankshaft sprocket. The tensioner is held in place by two bolts, which when removed will release the tensioner and allow the piston inside of it...

Chrysler Repair: water leaking from cabin filter, 2004 chrysler pacifica, inlet air temperature sensor
2004 chrysler pacifica, inlet air temperature sensor, carpet overview: SUBJECT: HVAC Drain Water (AC Condensate) Leaks Under Passenger Side Carpet OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves installing a HVAC drain tube O-ring. MODELS: **2004 - 2006 (CS) Pacifica** 2001 - 2006 (RS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager 2001 - 2006 (RG)...

Chrysler Repair: '00 2.7L: code 1391, camshaft position sensor, crank sensor
camshaft position sensor, crank sensor, inner conductor: Hi Tom, The 1391 code is saying that there is an intermittent loss of either the cam or the crank sensor signal, as both are needed (or maybe something about the wiring or the mounting of those sensors, but those are not as likely as that one of the sensors...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Chrysler Cirrus won't start, chrysler cirrus, voltage meter
chrysler cirrus, voltage meter, starter motor: Hi Peggy, Does the starter motor always respond when requested, even without a jump, or is it sometimes no starter at all? If the starter always cranks over the engine, sometimes does it not catch and idle? How old is the battery compared to its original...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Cirrus axle replacement, cv axle, wheel bearing
cv axle, wheel bearing, cv joint: Hi Jim, You do have to pry on (pop force) the tripod joint/transaxle housing interface until they separate (when the c-clip releases them). It might help to support the rest of the axle so it is lined up with the axis of the slined end that is inside the...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Concorde 3.2 to 3.5 swap: 0174 engine code, fuel pressure regulator, fuel air mixture
fuel pressure regulator, fuel air mixture, oxygen sensor: The 0174 says the left bank is running lean. The powertrain manual lists the possibilities: fuel line restricted, fuel pump inlet strainer plugged, fuel pump itself; oxygen sensor, sensor circuit shorted to ground, heater operation faulty; TPS volatage higher...

Chrysler Repair: '00 minivan: power door locks won't allow unlocking, power door locks, diy mechanic
power door locks, diy mechanic, bottom edges: Hi Jenny, There are two relays that activate the door locking/unlocking function, one for each action. I would try switching the two relays that activate the locking function and the unlocking function and see if the problem reverses itself. If so, then the...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Sebring rear windows, chrysler lebaron, window mechanisms
chrysler lebaron, window mechanisms, motor mechanisms: Hi Vicki, Then I am virtually certain that it is not the wiring, or the switches, or the timer module but rather the 1/4-window mechanisms that need to be replaced or serviced. Other convertible owners have experience with where to buy them and installing...

Chrysler Repair: '01 2.0 L Timing Belt Change: Age/Mileage?, camshaft sprockets, temperature variation
camshaft sprockets, temperature variation, time interval: Hi James, In my experience if the engine is driven reasonably (not alot of high rpm s) then the 120k change point is a good place to inspect the condition of the belt for signs of wear/fraying/cracking of the rubber. If it looks good I would be inclined to...

Chrysler Repair: '01 300M Cruise Control/turn signal flakey, fuse blows, clock spring
fuse blows, clock spring, fuse box: Hi Dave, The cruise control is powered by fuse #1 in the box located behind the left end-cap of the dash, so check it for a subtle crack or for being blown. If that is working then the clock spring in the steering column may have fatigued and opened . If...

Chrysler Repair: '01 Neon door locks cycle spontaneously, chrysler neon, open signal
chrysler neon, open signal, door locks: Hi Sylvester, I would start by checking for wiring problems in the door and between the door and the body. But do try latching the door more tightly to clear away that issue if it is present or it will be too confusing. The door lock switch only has 3 wires:...

Chrysler Repair: '02 Caravan air conditioner problem, dodge grand caravan, air doors
dodge grand caravan, air doors, grand caravan: Hi Josef, I am not sure whether the problem is with the blend air doors (which mix air from the outside that is heated with air that has passed over the cooling coils to get the desired temperature, or if there is some problem with the refrigerant not reaching...

Chrysler Repair: LH Electronic transmission: P/N safety switch wiring, fuel pump relay, starter relay
fuel pump relay, starter relay, dash lights: Hi Vern, There is a light green plug on the top of the 42LE transmission with 10 pins and 8 wires in use (except pins 2 and 5). Four of the pins are connected to the trans range sensor grounding switches inside the transmission. The P position would be found...

Chrysler Repair: '02 minivan power window won't work, chrysler voyager, voltmeter
chrysler voyager, voltmeter, control switch: Hi Wendy, I assume that the other windows work, if not, let me know. A single window will not work if either the contacts in the control switch are defective/dirty or the window motor is broken/flaky. You can by means of a voltmeter check the switch function...

Chrysler Repair: '02 Sebring: 41TE transmission, code 0605, transmission control module, grounding wires
transmission control module, grounding wires, transmission code: Hi Mike, The 0605 is only repaired by first checking the power supply wire and the grounding wires of the transmission control module; if nothing results from that effort then replacing the module is the only solution. The ground wires are on pins 53 and...

Chrysler Repair: '05 300 Touring: climate/fog/ airbags, passanger airbag, self calibration
passanger airbag, self calibration, control doors: Hi Chris, If the HVAC system is of the Automatic Temp Control type, then the remedy has to be mediated by a Diagnostic Readout Box which is likely a dealer or independent shop level of tool. You could ask for two things: a readout of any trouble codes stored...

Chrysler Repair: '06 T&C: TPMS/air bag/odometer problems, digital instrument cluster, critical safety
digital instrument cluster, critical safety, tpms: Hi Rennie, The tire pressure warning system is controlled by the same module that runs the sentry key system which is centered in the ignition switch area of the steering column. It doesn t appear to be possible to segregate that system for disconnection....

Chrysler Repair: 1992 2.5L LeBaron 2.5L 4 cyl: no-start, fuel pump relay, jumper wire
fuel pump relay, jumper wire, minute timeout: Hi Blll, About what to expect from the hall effect sensor, in this case the black/light blue wire is a common sensor ground wire (a clean ground without other electronic noise that would be present in the overall electrical system of the vehicle) and the...

Chrysler Repair: 1994 Chrysler Lebaron; No start, chrysler lebaron, 1994 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1994 chrysler lebaron, lebaron: Hi Matt, Turn the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in less than 5 seconds elapsed time. Then watch the check engine light, which remains on to see it begin to flash, pause, flash, etc. Count the number of flashes before each pause....

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Sebring dies, sebring conv, engine cranks
sebring conv, engine cranks, position sensors: Hi Duane, The first set is a problem because it has 7 number and I have to have an even number of flash counts to pair them up. If you disconnect the battery and just start the engine and then do the counts you will typically get 1,2,5,5 which is only telling...

Chrysler Repair: 1997 Chrysler LHS Front Wheel Bearing, 1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1997 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, brake caliper: Hi Adam Yes, I forgot that I had seen your photo and that indeed the caliper is out of the way, The gear behind the knuckle (which is what the bearing/hub is bolted to) is the cv. I see another step: remove the rotor, and then remove the nut/washer from...

Chrysler Repair: 1997 T & C lxi 3.8: Stalls, exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation
exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation, fuel mixture: Hi Rebecca, The best thing to do is get a fault code readout either at an Autozone parts store for free or at an independent garage for under $40. Find out if any 4-digit codes were stored in the engine controller memory and let me know what they are. I...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 2.5L V-6 with no spark, mechanic friend, wd 40
mechanic friend, wd 40, egr valve: See if you are getting 12V compared to engine ground on the dark green/orange wire (pin 1) of the plug that has 2-pins on it that goes into the distributor, while you are cranking it over. If so, then the ecm is getting signal from both sensors. If not, and...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler Concorde stalls at certain temp., 1998 chrysler concorde, crank sensor
1998 chrysler concorde, crank sensor, chrysler concorde: The 1684 means that sometime in the past 50-100 key cycles the power to the pcm was lost. Usually that happens if you disconnect the battery for some other reason. But if that hasn t been done, then you might have a flaky battery connection or ignition switch,...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Sebring conv ignition locked, baffeled, foot brake
baffeled, foot brake, steering wheel: Hi Wanda As I said in the revised answer, there is a cable that goes to the lock on the steering column and it has been somehow mal-adjusted. Look closely at the ignition lock cylinder where you will find a cable coming in at about 4 o clock, and try gently...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 voyager interior lights don't work, amp fuses, fuse box
amp fuses, fuse box, work question: Hi Jeff, With a voltmeter see if you have 12v on that fuse (both sides) and then go the upper right multiwire plug on the fuse box that is under the dash and see if you hav 12v on pink/violet wire at pin 15 which is supplied out of fuse 18. Does the glove...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5 L V-6: code 0305, O2 sensor 2, oxygen sensor, throttle position
oxygen sensor, throttle position, plug wires: Hi Alan, I would start by checking the wiring to the downstream oxygen sensor (after the converter) and if that looks OK then replace the sensor. Then disconnect the battery briefly to erase the codes, drive it for a while, and if the idle is still bad and...

Chrysler Repair: 2,5 V-6 rough idle, rapidly varying oxygen sensor, fuel air mixture, egr solenoid
fuel air mixture, egr solenoid, o2 sensors: Hi Ian, Did you verify the wires to the solenoid? And that the vacuum is connected and present? Have you tried checking for whether the solenoid is being evergized by looking at the voltage on the gray/yellow wire. Has the engine warmed up when you check...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6: hesitation on acceleration, throttle position sensor, crank sensor
throttle position sensor, crank sensor, vacuum leak: Hi Ian, Other than looking for new codes, I d start with the throttle position sensor and check its wiring harness for any signs of damage, then check for the smoothness of the change in resistance between the middle and an outer pin of the sensor as you...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 Chrysler Neon: No start/ trouble codes?, 4 digit numbers, chrysler neon
4 digit numbers, chrysler neon, starter relay: Hi Rejean, One typo?: I think pcm pin 36 should actually be pin 31. (ref: 01 manual) The only thing that keeps the pcm from actuating the starter relay coil would be the p/n safety or clutch safety switch depending on which you have, and that is signalled...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 chrysler grand voyager rear blower, blower motor resistor, chrysler grand voyager
blower motor resistor, chrysler grand voyager, amp fuses: REAR BLOWER RESISTOR BLOCK DESCRIPTION The blower motor resistor has multiple resistor wires, each of which will change the resistance in the blower motor ground path to change the blower motor speed. The blower motor switch directs the ground path through...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 Dodge Stratus SE - Shift Solenoid Location, solenoid pack, autozone
solenoid pack, autozone, dodge stratus: Hi Aaron, You would want to get a fault code readout, for free at an Autozone parts store or for under$40 at an independent garage. That will confirm and also point to which part of the solenoid pack is at fault. Let me know the 4-digit fault code number...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 3.3 2WD Chrysler T&C Head/Head Gasket problem, head gasket leak, head gasket problem
head gasket leak, head gasket problem, elbow beach: Hi Mike, It could be that one of the valves on that cylinder is leaky or maybe hanging up in its action , or the rings on that cylinder may be worn, or some other sort of detailed degradation in the mechanics of the piston/cylinder/valves. 80 psi is a bit...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 PT Cruiser Radiator Fan Motor, radiator fan motor, radiator support
radiator fan motor, radiator support, postal mail: Hi Kyle, The grille and the radiator support upper crossmember have to be removed for you to then remove the fan/blower assembly. And you have to drain the cooling system to the level of the upper radiator hese, and remove the hoses from the radiator filler...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 pt cruiser: hard to start, shuts down when warm, 4 digit numbers, fender bender
4 digit numbers, fender bender, car computer: Hi Brenda, Try the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer window to see the mileage change to show any 4-digit numbers preceded by a P. Those are fault codes which may give us some...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 Sebring over heating, coolant temp, air passages
coolant temp, air passages, temp gauge: Hi Ernie, What symptoms lead you to the conclusion that it gets hot, other than the temp gauge? It is possible that the gauge is inaccurate. Other possibilities are the fans aren t coming on when the coolant temp sensor calls for them, that a brake is dragging,...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 Town & Country LXI 3.3L : Cabin air speed, salvage yard, ebay
salvage yard, ebay, control connector: Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat bladed tool, gently pry the top edge of the rear heater-A/C control bezel away from the headliner far enough to release the two snap clip retainers (Heater-A/C Control). Pull the rear heater-A/C control and...

Chrysler Repair: 2003 Voyager: codes 0121, 0442/0455/0456, manifold vacuum, vacuum level
manifold vacuum, vacuum level, vacuum hose: The 0121 code says there is a disparity between the MAP sensor reading of the intake manifold vacuum level and the actual opening of the throttle and the rpm which suggest a different manifold reading. Either sensor could be inaccurate or the wiring to either...

Chrysler Repair: 2006 Sebring Convertible: electrical problem., fender roland, volt ohm meter
fender roland, volt ohm meter, far ends: Hi Tina, It sounds like a too low voltage problem or a loose battery cable which would produce the same result. But there are several possible reasons for that: The clamp on the + post could be loose or corroded; it has two wires whose far ends should be...

Chrysler Repair: 300m sunroof won't stay closed, 2000 chrysler 300m, metal chassis
2000 chrysler 300m, metal chassis, chrysler 300m: Hi Bob, I would wonder if the open/vent switch might be stuck in the open position, or its wire might be shorted to ground, which is what the switch does to cause the roof to open. The wire is white and is attached to pin 1 of the switch. So you could remove...

Chrysler Repair: 91 Plymouth voyager 2.5L 4cyl.: engine problems, powertrain control module, plymouth voyager
powertrain control module, plymouth voyager, body control module bcm: Hi Jesse, There is no problem to jump the fuel pump relay for service/diagnostic purposes, so long as it runs ok, and of course you have to remove it to shut it off when you are done, and to not have any fuel leaks which would cause a fire. I also wouldn...

Chrysler Repair: '93 LeBaron: IOD fuse blows, fuse blows, tackometer
fuse blows, tackometer, reading lamps: Hi Jay, On the sedan it would be fuse #2. And the same analysis is involved, most likely because opening the door causes the blow out it is the one of the long list of courtesy lamps or the sockets in which one of them is mounted that because of the design...

Chrysler Repair: 94 Jeep G.C. 4.0, throttle position sensor, jeep manuals
throttle position sensor, jeep manuals, jeep line: Hi Robert, I am not sure what you mean by ...and grounded. But in any case, I think the .88 when it is plugged in is acceptable, but just in case try looking at the voltage when hooked up and the ignition is on (no need to start the engine), then open...

Chrysler Repair: '95 2.5L V-6 Sebring LXI: uneven idle/check engine light, oil filler cap, wd 40
oil filler cap, wd 40, vacuum hose: Hi Corrie, The 12 code means the battery has been disconnected recently from the system (last 50-100 key cycles) so that is usually ignored unless it is not the case. The 55 code means end of readout . The 21 code means that one or both of the upstream...

Chrysler Repair: '95 Cirrus: No start, crankshaft sensor, crank sensor
crankshaft sensor, crank sensor, digit numbers: Hi Dennis, The codes are 2-digit numbers, so you pair up the flash counts as they appear. The last two sets of flashes always are 5 and 5 which means end of readout . The most likely other flashes before that are 1 and 1, or 5 and 4, or both. The 1 and...

Chrysler Repair: '95 LHS: Climate Control/Power Windows Quit, chrysler lhs, climate center
chrysler lhs, climate center, circuit breakers: Hi Darryl, There is a fuse J (40 amp) in the power distribution box in the engine compartment that supplies power to the windows, climate center, blower and air bag so that is where I would start. It is probably worn out (crack in the wire) rather than blown...

Chrysler Repair: 95' LHS climate control issue, heater coils, hot summer day
heater coils, hot summer day, diagnostic check: The code 33 says there is a stall failure of the mode door or its actuator which is an air distribution variable device not a temperature variable device like the blend door and its actuator. What do you mean by the ATC control will shut off from time to...

Chrysler Repair: 95' LHS Trunk, Door Locks, and Radio In-op, inner tie rods, fuse box
inner tie rods, fuse box, circuit breakers: Hi Jeese, The IOD is #13 in the fuse box behind the left end-cap of the dash. It in turn is powered by fuse G in the power distribution box under the hood. That latter fuse also powers the cruise controller, so if you don t find 13 to be blown you may find...

Chrysler Repair: '96 2.5L V-6:Won't start, sebring conv, exhaust gas recirculation valve
sebring conv, exhaust gas recirculation valve, exhaust gas recirculation: Hi Bill, I was not pointing at the primary winding measurement of 0 ohms, but rather you said the coil tower to ground read od 8 ohms (or something like that). Measuring 0.6-0.8V ohms has to be done very carefully to be sure you have the meter zeroed properly....

Chrysler Repair: '96 breeze speedo/odo don't work, speed sensors, plymouth breeze
speed sensors, plymouth breeze, signal wires: Hi Sev, I don t think the issue is in the cluster because the CCD bus carries that speedo info plus alot of other info that is being received on the bus without a problem. The TCM sends its speed sensor data on a white/orange wire from TCM pin 58 to PCM pin...

Chrysler Repair: 96 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, fuel pump relay
chrysler lhs, fuel pump relay, electrical experience: There are fuses inside the car and outside under the hood 2 different power centers if u do have 2 powers and one ground the relay would work and u would be running because u jumped the relay and it came on u now know the main feed back to the pump is...

Chrysler Repair: 96 LHS Transmission: Code 1781, solenoid pack, loose bolts
solenoid pack, loose bolts, dipstick tube: It could well be caused by the trans being overfilled , so it would be good to bring the level down to normal as too much fluid can cause this malfunction and fault code. Other than removing a pan on the bottom side of the transmission and draining/refilling,...

Chrysler Repair: '96 Sebring Conv. 2.5L V-6: remove/rebuild, block chevys, marine mechanic
block chevys, marine mechanic, shape bottle: Hi Alan, Thanks for the very complete question and background. It will be a good reference for anyone contemplating this job. In response to your questions: 1. Based upon the mileage and the apparent condition I would be inclined to leave well enough alone....

Chrysler Repair: '96 Sebring: speedo/tach/ shifting into reverse, independent repair, code numbers
independent repair, code numbers, autozone: Hi Dan, Those symptoms are not common so I don t have any specific suggestions as to what is wrong. However the communication about the speed and tach reading is digital in nature and is shared around the vehicle on the digital data bus which is centered...

Chrysler Repair: 96 sebring 2.5 no start, spark plug wires, crank sensor
spark plug wires, crank sensor, cam sensor: Hi Jeff, That stop while driving/recover on cooling is a symptom of a failing cam or crank sensor. The wire colors of the primary coil winding are black/gray and dark green/orange, but the measurement would be made across the distributor socket pins with...

Chrysler Repair: '96 Voyager speedo/tach work intermittently, intermittent connection, cluster design
intermittent connection, cluster design, metal wires: Hi John, Because the speedo/tach are intermittent (simultaneously I presume?) I do suspect that the digital data bus connections to the cluster that comes from the body computer has an intermittent connection, perhaps on the cluster circuit board proper....

Chrysler Repair: 97 chrysler sebring lxi: overheating, chrysler sebring lxi, chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring lxi, chrysler sebring, radiator cap: Hi Jeanie, Yes, I would start by replacing the radiator cap as leakage of coolant will result in an inadequate amount to flow efficiently through the system and thus overheating. Be sure to get one of the same type as the old one (pressure rating, sized to...

Chrysler Repair: '97 lhs: turn signal/hazard flasher , alternator test, voltage gauge
alternator test, voltage gauge, radiator core: Hi Art, I don t understand which fuse blew ( under the trunk ??). I show that fuse O in the power box under the hood and fuse 9 in the box behind the dash are the ones that power that turn signal/hazard flasher system. If neither the turn signal or the...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Stratus: code 0765, solenoid pack, solenoid
solenoid pack, solenoid, tcm: Hi Jimmy, Yes, most likely it is a solenoid pack issue, but just in case you could check the continuity of the wire between the solenoid pack pin 5 to the tcm pin 59 to be sure that isn t the problem. Other than that it has to be solenoid or lastly the TCM...

Chrysler Repair: '97 T&C Transmission: getting codes, obd ii code reader, chrysler town and country
obd ii code reader, chrysler town and country, chrysler town and country van: Was the torque converter also changed out? If not then that may be the problem. Under most situations the trans will engage and drive in 2nd gear because that is the default limp mode when something is wrong internally. But if the converter output turbine...

Chrysler Repair: '97 T own and Country: dies then recovers, digit code number, independent garages
digit code number, independent garages, position sensors: Hi Theresa. This sounds very much like one of the two engine rotational position sensors is breaking down when it gets warmed up, then recovers when it cools down. It is possible that the engine computer has noticed this and stored in its memory a coded number...

Chrysler Repair: '98 2,5L: no spark, crank sensor, asd
crank sensor, asd, fuse: That means the ASD is not being held closed, because the cam or crank sensor is bad. Keith, we have gone around on this problem when I answered 5 questions on May 7 and 8. Please review my answers, check the sensors outputs, and I believe you will find the...

Chrysler Repair: '98 2.5L V-6: no spark, crankshaft sensor, oxygen sensors
crankshaft sensor, oxygen sensors, spark coil: Hi Keith, A used one with a warranty is probably the more economic choice. I would check the pull-it-yourself yard to see if they will give you a warranty on one that you pull. Be sure it is from the same model year and engine. Please let me know if that...

Chrysler Repair: 98 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Misfire underload, actron obd ii autoscanner, grand caravan sport
actron obd ii autoscanner, grand caravan sport, actron obd ii: Hi Scott, The most diagnostic of the engine codes is the 1391 which says that the cam or crank position sensor signal is intemittently lost. That is not necessarily a failure of either sensor but could be either is not positioned at the proper distance from...

Chrysler Repair: '99 LHS: blower motor won't stop, code 1489,1490., 1999 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1999 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, power fuses: It sounds like the ATC blower module is shorted closed. If you remove the pad on the lower edge of the dash on the right side you will have better access to the housing that holds the blower and the ducts. Just follow the wire from the blower motor housing...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 PT Cruiser Timing Belt Destroyed, advanced auto parts, starter solenoid
advanced auto parts, starter solenoid, catalytic support: Hi Jim, Just looking at the steps for removal of timing belt cover, I don t see that bolt mentioned. About the AC system it has steps: disconnect A/C pressure switch at rear of compressor housing, discharge A/C system, and disconnect A/C lines at coupling...

Chrysler Repair: Air in Brake Lines, dodge grand caravan, grand caravan
dodge grand caravan, grand caravan, wheel cylinder: Hi David, Do you have anti-lock brakes system (abs)? If so that system has to be bled after the regular system is bled, and following a procedure that involves the use of the Chrysler diagnostic readout box, according to my 02 minivan manual. If you don...

Chrysler Repair: Battery 'light' coming on, intermittently, chrysler concorde lxi, negative battery cable
chrysler concorde lxi, negative battery cable, alternator output: Hi Brian, It could be the wire between the alternator and the engine control computer or from the alternator to the 12v supply to the field coils, is flaky as those wires are needed for the voltage regulation of the alternator field coils; or it could be...

Chrysler Repair: Change timing belt on 3.2/3.5L '00 engine?, chrysler 300 m, running the risk
chrysler 300 m, running the risk, chrysler 300: Hi Phyllis, Unfortunately I don t see a means of inspecting the timing belt save for a significant amount of disassembly, most of it would take you a good way toward replacing the belt! I know you are concerned because of the maintenance schedule that lists...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler 3.3 liter engine quits in hot weather, plymouth grand voyager, fuel pressure regulator
plymouth grand voyager, fuel pressure regulator, coolant temp: Hi Randy, The failure of the sensor (voltage too low or too high) is 22, but 17 may mean failing, or thermostat stuck open. If pcm thinks the engine is colder than it really is, it will enrich the mixture more than it should be. I am unaware of whether...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler Concorde Cooling Fans 1997, interference module, haynes book
interference module, haynes book, chrysler concorde: Hi Pete, Thanks for that information. I can t understand two things: the driver side motor, while it does have 2 blue wires, they are shown in the fsm to be connected to a single blue wire from the rfi (in parallel), as is the ground wire similarly doubled...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler LHS: transmission shift cable replacement., 1999 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1999 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, haynes manual: Hi Tim, The blower motor has 12V feed from fuse 23 whenever the ignition is in the run position. The motor return wire either goes to the resistor block(manual temp control) or the temp control power module (auto temp control) and so either the return wire...

Chrysler Repair: chrysler 300m air conditioner, 2000 chrysler 300m, chrysler 300m
2000 chrysler 300m, chrysler 300m, button mode: Hi Roxyie, That code is consistent with your observation: the door that is responsible for moving the air to different outlets, called the mode door, has failed as regards responding to the adjustment effort (feedback failure) which is likely a need to replace...

Chrysler Repair: cooling fan runs all the time while engine is on, powertrain control module, coolant temp
powertrain control module, coolant temp, dodge caravan: Hi Trevor, It could be that the coolant temp sensor is inaccurate and telling the pcm that the engine is hotter than it really is. It is located near the thermostat houseing and has 2 wires: violet/orange and dark blue/dark green. When the engine is cold...

Chrysler Repair: Dash buzz: '87 New Yorker, phillips head screws, rear window defroster
phillips head screws, rear window defroster, automatic temperature control: Hi Dan, It may be the automatic temperature control cabin temperature sensor/air circulation (aspirator) motor that is buzzing. It is located behind the dash to the left of the center console, near the lower edge of the dash (below and to the right of the...

Chrysler Repair: Door ajar warning/light comes 'on', chrysler town and country, latch hook
chrysler town and country, latch hook, door latch: Hi Jenipher, The problem is that one of the four doors (or maybe the tailgate) is not being latched firmly enough to push in the ajar warning switch far enough to disable it. When the warning light it on try pushing each of the doors while standing outside...

Chrysler Repair: driver side head lamp: '06 Sebring, jumper cables, chrysler sebring
jumper cables, chrysler sebring, 2006 chrysler sebring: Hi Allen, I don t have the 06 manual so I can t be certain about the procedure for that model year. It appears that the entire unit has to be removed. The 05 manual shows only info for the export model. It says to disconnect the battery, then remove two...

Chrysler Repair: MSP sensor code P0106: 2.4L '04, chrysler sebring convertible, air intake hose
chrysler sebring convertible, air intake hose, 2004 chrysler sebring: Hi Matthew, That code has a number of causes, besides the sensor itself being faulty. The sensor signal wire could be shorted to ground or the 5v supply for the sensor function, or the 5v supply may be shorted. The code is set if the sensor signal voltage...

Chrysler Repair: Engine mis-fire: '97 2.5L V-6, vacuum hose?, vacuum hose, flash pause
vacuum hose, flash pause, intake manifold: Hi Daniel, By when you tried the key you got: no readout , no luck what do you mean? Did the check engine light come on and stay on or did it not light at all when you left the key in its on position? On the disconnected hose, my Haynes manual...

Chrysler Repair: Engine starts, stalls 3 or 4 times when cold, 4 digit numbers, coolant temp
4 digit numbers, coolant temp, chrysler sebring: Hi Russ, That code depends upon a properly functioning coolant temp sensor. That being the case I would suggest that you check the resistance of your coolant temp sensor which should be in the range of 3-4,000 ohms when the engine is cold. If it is significantly...

Chrysler Repair: Evaporator core, chrysler town and country, hvac air
chrysler town and country, hvac air, air distribution: Hi Josh, Unfortunately to replace the evaporator you have to remove the entire unit that is behind the dash and to do that you have to remove the instrument panel which has about 3 dozen steps involved. This is a major undertaking. I have the 05 manual on...

Chrysler Repair: error code 300 on chrysler 300., crank sensor, leak fuel
crank sensor, leak fuel, spark coil: Hi Steve, I think more diagnosis needs to be done before any other parts are changed out. There are test instruments available at a good shop to do that. It could be one of a number of possibilities: intake manifold leak, fuel injector/other fuel system...

Chrysler Repair: '02 Caravan air conditioner problem, 2007 grand caravan, grand caravan
Chrysler Repair: '02 Caravan air conditioner problem, 2007 grand caravan, grand caravan

Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6: hesitation on acceleration, camshaft sensor, filter solution
Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6: hesitation on acceleration, camshaft sensor, filter solution, camshaft

Chrysler Repair: 2000 Chrysler Neon: No start/ trouble codes?, auto shut down, starter relay
Chrysler Repair: 2000 Chrysler Neon: No start/ trouble codes?, auto shut down, starter relay, safety switch

Chrysler Repair: 2001 pt cruiser: hard to start, shuts down when warm, wife brenda, fuel pressure
Chrysler Repair: 2001 pt cruiser: hard to start, shuts down when warm, wife brenda, fuel pressure, spark plugs

Chrysler Repair: '96 2.5L V-6:Won't start, beating around the bush, measurments
Chrysler Repair: '96 2.5L V-6:Won't start, beating around the bush, measurments, plug wires

Chrysler Repair: 98 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Misfire underload
Chrysler Repair: 98 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Misfire underload

Chrysler Repair: Air in Brake Lines, dodge caravan, dodge dealer
Chrysler Repair: Air in Brake Lines, dodge caravan, dodge dealer, drb iii

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler 3.3 liter engine quits in hot weather, gastank, intermittent problem
Chrysler Repair: Chrysler 3.3 liter engine quits in hot weather, gastank, intermittent problem, flow problem

Chrysler Repair: Door ajar warning/light comes 'on', sliding doors, two doors
Chrysler Repair: Door ajar warning/light comes 'on', sliding doors, two doors, quirks

Chrysler Repair: P0406 code, egr, town and country
Chrysler Repair: P0406 code, egr, town and country, new question

Chrysler Repair: No spark on 1998 Sebring convertible, crankshaft position sensor, crankshaft
Chrysler Repair: No spark on 1998 Sebring convertible, crankshaft position sensor, crankshaft

Chrysler Repair: T&C van tries to start 3 times and quits, auto shut down, auto shutdown relay
Chrysler Repair: T&C van tries to start 3 times and quits, auto shut down, auto shutdown relay, toggle switch

Chrysler Repair: fuse 10 keeps blowing, dodge neon, fuse
dodge neon, fuse, heating and air: do u know what a fuse does? it prevents a component and wire from being melted and causing a fire. If a fuse blows there is to many amps a short to ground. Either a wire or a part aka pump,or something electrical is drawing to many amps. Look in teh wire...

Chrysler Repair: catalytic system: remove it?, autoparts store, jumper wires
autoparts store, jumper wires, glass pipes: Hi Dwight, My advice would be to get a fault code readout, for free if possible, at a nationwide autoparts store such as Autozone. Then use the result of that to correct the situation. Don t throw parts at the engine in the hopes of finding the weak link....

Chrysler Repair: Heater core, chrysler sebring, gas pedals
chrysler sebring, gas pedals, cabin filter: Do u have low coolant in the system? if not then I doubt it would be a heater core. There is a TSB for water in the hvac housing and to replace the cabin filter. If u are out of 3 year or 36k miles U dont have a factory warranty. Contact me if U would...

Chrysler Repair: no injector pulse on 2.5L V-6, injector pulse, spark coil
injector pulse, spark coil, cam sensor: Hi Fred, If you trace the injector wiring on the front three cylinders you will find a 4-wire black disconnect which carries the 12V supply common to all injectors that is also the supply for the spark coil (dark green/orange wire) and the three injector...

Chrysler Repair: intrepid 95 sensor transmision, sensores, libras
sensores, libras, popa: Hi Cesar, Hay dos sensores en el lado de la transmisión (el lado del conductor) y se ven igual. Uno de ellos es hacia adelante y es una popa (parte trasera). La parte posterior se denomina el sensor de velocidad de salida» y que es más probable que sea el...

Chrysler Repair: Mitsubishi A/C not providing cold enough air, mitsubishi galant, metal shavings
mitsubishi galant, metal shavings, center vent: Hi DJ, I can only guess because of having no specifics about the Galant. The one possibility I thought of is that the blend air door which varies the mixture between air passing over the cooling coils and air passing over the heating coils is not positioned...

Chrysler Repair: non-shifting, transmission control module tcm, dipstick tube
transmission control module tcm, dipstick tube, transmission control module: Hi Janet, I assume that you checked the level of transmission fluid as well. Because there is no code, I would not opt for any major repair in the hopes of fixing something that may not be broken. Leave well enough alone is my belief. The one idea I have...

Chrysler Repair: Oil pressure sensor location, chrysler 300c hemi, 2005 chrysler 300c hemi
chrysler 300c hemi, 2005 chrysler 300c hemi, 2005 chrysler 300c: Hi Vilora, You didn t specify the size of engine but it is usually located at the front of the left side of the engine block, near the oil filter. It screws into the oil cooler line adapter located there. Hold the oil cooler adapter fitting while you unscrew...

Chrysler Repair: Oil Sludge in 3.3L '92 V-6, positive crankcase ventilation, chrysler lebaron
positive crankcase ventilation, chrysler lebaron, oil pan plug: Hi Liz, I suspect that the positive crankcase ventilation valve (pcv) is clogged up so you need to replace that and make sure that its hoses which connect it to the engine are not also clogged. To clean out the lubrication system and oil pan you would want...

Chrysler Repair: how to open hood: voyager 97, hood latch, radiators
hood latch, radiators, ratchet: Thank you very much for the that information Sergio, I will share it with others! However I do have to ask you when you say the 2 screws located on the latch do you mean those that attach the entire latch mechanism to the radiator panel OR do you mean the...

Chrysler Repair: overheating engine, white smoke, tail pipe
white smoke, tail pipe, model engine: Hi Lisa, Did the fans start working again after the fuse was replaced? Did the mechanic check any thing else about the cooling system? There are many reasons for overheating and all of them can be fixed so I predict you will have normal operating cooling...

Chrysler Repair: P0406 code, egr solenoid, exhaust gas recirculation valve
egr solenoid, exhaust gas recirculation valve, egr valve: Hi Sam, The 0406 means that the circuit or device part that verifies the operational position of the exhaust gas recirculation valve is outside of its normal operting voltage range (too high). The egr is a pollution reducing device and thus its function is...

Chrysler Repair: Pacifica power liftgate: emergency release, check fuse, manual roland
check fuse, manual roland, inch diameter: Hi Al Check fuse 11 (40 amp) in the power box in the engine compartment. If that is not blown or perhaps has a subtle crack in its wire, then use a screwdriver as follows: Find a 1 inch diameter plug at the lower edge of the liftgate trim panel in the cabin....

Chrysler Repair: Power windows: Sebring/Stratus, flashlight bulb, circuit breakers
flashlight bulb, circuit breakers, metal arm: All I can describe is that just next to fuse 14 (and thus it is adjacent to the diagonal edge of the fuse panel) there is shown to be another socket that is the same size as a fuse socket and it is labelled C.B. #2 and that means circuit breaker #2 and it...

Chrysler Repair: PT Cruiser Transmission Troubles: 1782/1787, solenoid pack, body bolts
solenoid pack, body bolts, transmission troubles: Hi Robert, I too am stumped as to what your next move should be. The 0732 is saying a 2nd gear ratio error is present which can either be one of many types of internal damage OR it could be a solenoid pack issue too if you concurrently have one of those codes....

Chrysler Repair: Removal of Pt Cruiser Dash Gauge Bezel, gauge bezel, postal mail
gauge bezel, postal mail, private option: Hi Tamra, Before you gently give a quick pull outward on the bezel (grasping on both sides of it) you have to first remove the top cover of the dash, the left end cap of the dash, and the left lower instrument panel bezel (the part that is under the center...

Chrysler Repair: Rough Idle, EGR Valve, 2.5L Sebring, egr valve, solenoid coil
egr valve, solenoid coil, lean mixture: Hi Ian, Thanks for bringing me up to date, and for giving me the kind rating and most importantly the yes for volunteer of the month . Lets not to be too hard on Dad, he may not have appreciated that the wire order around the cap is not the same as the...

Chrysler Repair: rough running 2006 PT Cruiser, coolant temp, vacuum line
coolant temp, vacuum line, wd 40: Hi Gray, The only thing that I can suggest is to check the resistance of the coolant temp sensor to make sure that it is not off-value, but not so much as to set a code. It should read in the range of 3,000-4,000 ohms when cold and then drop down to 700-1000...

Chrysler Repair: Sebring Air Conditioner ineffective, r 134a refrigerant, ambient temp
r 134a refrigerant, ambient temp, air conditioner: Hi Steve, It may be simply that the charge of refrigerant in the air conditioning system is lower than necessary to operate effectively, or it could even be that it is so low that the switch that senses too low a pressure is defeating the operation of the...

Chrysler Repair: Sebring coupe: rear shock removal, rear struts, rear shock
rear struts, rear shock, couple questions: Hi Bijan, I haven t done that job, but the manual shows there to be a cap that covers the shock top and from my experience that, if rubber, should be removeable by lifting the edge with the tip of a small screwdriver. But perhaps you are speaking of a different...

Chrysler Repair: Sentry Key system periodically malfunctioning, computer circuitry, couple of times a year
computer circuitry, couple of times a year, static charge: Hi John, The 00 manual has an 8-page section on the security system and security key system which mentions how to trouble shoot the module for power and ground. I can xerox and postal mail you that information. Another easier way to disconnect the battery...

Chrysler Repair: Sub Frame (Cradle) Bushings: '97 LH body, front wheel drive, power train
front wheel drive, power train, engine compartment: Hi Shayne, It requires an engine support that goes across the top of the engine compartment and a floor jack as well, as you are basically going to have to dismantle the suspension, support the power train and change out the bushings from the cradle with...

Chrysler Repair: solenoid pack location: '00 Sebring, chrysler sebring convertible, transmission oil cooler
chrysler sebring convertible, transmission oil cooler, solenoid pack: Hi Edith, It is a box-like module on the side of the transmission that faces the front of the vehicle. It has a couple of oil lines and other items that have to be disconnecte, but then remove its three bolts and up it comes along with a gasket. You have...

Chrysler Repair: No spark on 1998 Sebring convertible, obd ii scanner, radiator hose
obd ii scanner, radiator hose, wire pin: Hi Bill, The procedure on the tube pg. 25-21 in the manual suggests remove the tcm hold down screws and swinging it up to get better access. Is that helpful? Correct on the dark green/orange, but just in case the wire is open , you could check it when you...

Chrysler Repair: no spark; 2.5L 4 cyl '94, crank pulley, dodge spirit
crank pulley, dodge spirit, spark 2: Hi Jeremy, If you are getting the 11 code then you also will not get 12V to the + post of the coil (compared to chassis ground) when you are cranking. So verify that is the case. You should hear the fuel pump run and see 12V on the + post of the coil, both...

Chrysler Repair: no spark 94 sundance 2.2L, crank sensor, spark coil
crank sensor, spark coil, hall effect sensor: Hi Joe, The hall effect sensor in the distributor is the only sensor on that engine, it combimes the necessary info for the pcm to drive the spark coil primary winding. You didn t see any voltage at the spark coil if you measured across its two terminals,...

Chrysler Repair: no spark on '98 2,5L V-6, primary winding, secondary winding
primary winding, secondary winding, ohmmeter: Hi Bill, Thanks for the update. Interesting that there was no 11 code, but that probably means it was marginal but not failed totally. I appreciate your clarifying the secondary wining measurement. I had assumed that one or the other end of the primary winding...

Chrysler Repair: starter: '95 Cirrus, chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus, exhaust pipe: Hi Jamie, I checked the 96 and 99 manuals and the Haynes for 95-00 and found nothing other than the steps you have already taken. That seems to be a non-standard exhaust set up or maybe something that applies only to the 95 model that is involved. Rolan...

Chrysler Repair: T&C van tries to start 3 times and quits, chrysler town and country, drb iii
chrysler town and country, drb iii, power door locks: Hi David, This is symptomatic of a glitch in the vehicle theft security system when it doesn t recognize the disarm request when you enter the van using the door key or key fob. The three tries and your out is evidentally programmed into the computer. You...

Chrysler Repair: Town & Country Cooling fans, coolant temp, small screws
coolant temp, small screws, liter motor: the engine computer controls the fan relay do u have any code in the computer first b4 u unplug it? If not then unplug the pcm connectors then unplug the fan relay see if U have a short to power or a short to ground on the light green dark blue wire ...

Chrysler Repair: Town and Country Transmission: won't 'drive', fly wheel, fuse box
fly wheel, fuse box, torque converter: Hi Dan, I can t understand why 1/16 of an inch would disable the function of the torque converter. Maybe I midlead you on that as the focal point for your no drive . I would expect though that if it wasn t spinning that you would not have any internal pressure...

Chrysler Repair: left turn signal not working 1991 LeBaron, turn signal switch, left turn signal
turn signal switch, left turn signal, lebaron convertible: You check for grounding by measuring the resistance between the pin socket for that wire and the - clamp at the battery (or any shiney surface on the chassis). It should read 0 ohms. I am not sure what you mean by the black wire goes on with the rest unless...

Chrysler Repair: Water pump R/R: 2.5L V-6, chrysler sebring convertible, antifreeze leak
chrysler sebring convertible, antifreeze leak, timing chain cover: Hi Edith, That weep hole is part of the water pump and is a sign that it is starting to leak, but how much is leaking out that way? You didn t mention the rate of loss of coolant (quart/how many miles driven?). What other signs of overheating do you have,...

Chrysler Repair: '00 2.5 V-6 idle air control fault code, 4 digit numbers, voltage gauge
4 digit numbers, voltage gauge, volt ohm meter: Hi Shalon, The idle air control motor (not sensor) has a couple of coils, thus 4 wire connections. Do you happen to know which code # the parts store recorded? You might be able to get it yourself using the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on , doing...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Sebring jxi: power top relays, motor noise, pin plug
motor noise, pin plug, control switch: Hi Woody, The up/down relays are very near the top power motor in the front of the trunk to the right of center. There are two relays but it appears to be a single module with a 6-pin plug. The pump power that the relays control comes from fuse 17 in the...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Sebring: new starter but no action, chrysler sebring lxi, solenoid switch
chrysler sebring lxi, solenoid switch, response warrants: Hi Randy, The starter relay clicking indicates that everything is go for the starter to respond. All you need is fuse 8 (20 amp) in the box under the hood to be good, the contact points in the relay to to conduct the current from fuse 8 out on a brown wire...

Chrysler Repair: '01 3.8L missing, control wires, autozone
control wires, autozone, fuel pressure: Hi Jay, It is unusual to not have an 0300 code if you have missing that is noticeable. So keep checking for fault codes which might be available by the ignition key (on-off-on-off-on and leave on, in 5 seconds or less) and odometer window readout. Otherwise...

Chrysler Repair: 01 LHS new battery not starting, first 30 minutes, battery connection
first 30 minutes, battery connection, time drain: Hi Kelly, The interior light could over time drain the battery. So try to correct that or remove the bulb, and similarly look at the glove box light and the trunk light (you may have to get inside to check that but make sure you have a trusted helper to let...

Chrysler Repair: '01 T & C: HVAC blend air door actuators, drb iii, hvac unit
drb iii, hvac unit, calibration test: Hi Dee, The 02 manual I have probably applies to your 01 model. First, have tried the self-calibration test with the control panel? To do that turn the ignition key to run position. Then press and hold simltaneously the power and recirc buttons for at...

Chrysler Repair: 01 town and country: ac/heater imbalance, imbalance problem, led lights
imbalance problem, led lights, town and country: Hi Brad, The first thing to do is calibrate the system: turn the ignition switch to the on position. Simultaneously press and hold the power and the recirculation buttons for at least 5 seconds. Then release the buttons and you will notice a couple...

Chrysler Repair: '01Town and Country wiring harness?, powertrain control module, salvage yard
powertrain control module, salvage yard, computer module: Hi Andy, The PCM (powertrain control module) I assume is what you are speaking about having replaced, correct? If so, my advice would be to pay attention to the specific codes that it now shows and check out both the components of the circuit thay point to...

Chrysler Repair: 02 Intrepid 'overheats' at times..., radiator hoses, normal temperatures
radiator hoses, normal temperatures, cold car: Hi Ana, I don t have an 02 manual, but rather the 04 which does show the additional relays at the fan module for the 3.5L (but not the 2.7L). If the 02 manual shows them, that is the same. Again, what are the fans doing as a function of the coolant temperature...

Chrysler Repair: 03 chysler 300m 3.5l: intermittent no start, electronic circuit board, seatbelt light
electronic circuit board, seatbelt light, fuse box: Hi Tommy, I suspect you have an ignition switch with a poor contact in one of the several sections. You can verify this when it happens again by checking for voltage to be present or not on fuses 13,14,21,22 in the fuse box that is behind the end cap on the...

Chrysler Repair: '03 concorde lxi 3.5l: bucking when stopping, torque converter clutch, 4 digit numbers
torque converter clutch, 4 digit numbers, questin: Hi Damien, Without a fault code there is very little certainty as to why this is happening. It isn t clear to me whether this is even engine related, or transmission related. You could try putting it in neutral when it is bucking and then see if it dies...

Chrysler Repair: '04 Sebring starter motor, sebring conv, solenoid switch
sebring conv, solenoid switch, battery cables: Hi Angie, You didn t say if the click is loud (from the solenoid switch) or soft (from the starter relay). He may have checked the wires, but I suggested some other issues as well. If soft, is 12V arriving at the solenoid switch on the brown wire when you...

Chrysler Repair: '07 Pacifica Nav System, nav system, integrated power
nav system, integrated power, wiring diagrams: Hi Merle, My latest manual is 05 and in that the wiring diagrams show there to be two separate 12V supplies to the nav unit, one is via fuse 25 (accessory relay output) and the other via fuse 48 (run relay output). So I would check those fuses to be sure...

Chrysler Repair: 134a re-charge: '97 T&C, compressor clutch, fuse box
compressor clutch, fuse box, socket number: Hi Roy, The clutch that activates the compressor will come on audibly and visually if you watch it when a helper powers on the AC from the control panel. If it doesn t come on then either the refrigerant level is too low or the circuit that activates the...

Chrysler Repair: 1986 Lebaron 2.2 non turbo pass. drive axle, chrysler lebaron, 1986 chrysler lebaron
chrysler lebaron, 1986 chrysler lebaron, circlip: Hi George, I would doubt that alignment would so drastically affect the half-axles because they have so much flexibility. What I am keying on in your history is that it it detaching at the in-board end and to my understanding there should be a circlip on...

Chrysler Repair: 1992 New Yorker headlights flashing, headlamp bulbs, headlamp switch
headlamp bulbs, headlamp switch, voltage output: Hi Randy, The intermittent is probably in the voltage supply from the battery to the headlamp dimmer switch. The possibilities are: fuse C (50 amp) in the power distribution box could be fatigued and have a subtle crack in it wire that opens and closes;...

Chrysler Repair: 1993 Chrysler Voyager voltage gauge not working, voltage gauge, chrysler voyager
voltage gauge, chrysler voyager, cluster board: Hi Terrance, The PCM is located on the left inner fender, partially hidden behind the air intake duct (the intake duct helps to cool the PCM). It has a 60-pin connector which has numbers etched to identify the wires. The black wire at the alternator may...

Chrysler Repair: 1993 town country, engine computer, control computers
engine computer, control computers, starter motor: Hi Larry, If I understand you correctly: on first attempt to restart there was no sound of the fuel pump for about a second or so, and there was no action from the starter motor. But accessories/lights worked. After 15 minutes tries again and it restarted....

Chrysler Repair: 1994 Chrysler 3.5L no start, crank shaft, chrysler concorde
crank shaft, chrysler concorde, pressure plugs: Hi Robert, I am not certain whether the keyway is at a different angular position than the notch in the crank sprocket but the manual certainly didn t reference the keyway. You might first want to check that egr valve action because the 32 code says it...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 chrysler cirrus: flooding in cabin, chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus, 1995 chrysler cirrus, plenum chamber: Hi Trisha, I would suspect that the air intake plenum, located in front of the windshield, filled with water and it drained into the heating/ac housing and then onto the floors. It would do that if the drain holes at the far right end of the plenum were plugged...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 chrysler concorde atc controls, 1995 chrysler concorde, crankshaft sensor
1995 chrysler concorde, crankshaft sensor, chrysler concorde: The code 36 is listed as ATC head communication failure , but I don t have the 95 wiring or body manual that might tell us more. Next time you get a 36 try pressing on the panel button (left hand end, lower row of buttons) which may bring to view other...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 LH: no spark, code 54, 1995 chrysler concorde, crankshaft position sensor
1995 chrysler concorde, crankshaft position sensor, cam shaft position sensor: You will notice that the fastener tang of the sensor is slotted so that its position is variable. You want the tip of the sensor to be very close to the sprocket circuit (thus the paper spacer which establishes the proper distance) but not actually in contact...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 New Yorker stalls when slowing down, chrysler new yorker, torque converter
chrysler new yorker, torque converter, rough side: Hi John, Try shifting into neutral just before you get to 20 kmh. If that prevents the stall then I suspect that the torque converter lock up clutch is not releasing as it should. Similarly, if you have not reached 50 or so kmh since last being stopped, the...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Chrysler Intrepid stalls while driving, chrysler intrepid, position sensors
chrysler intrepid, position sensors, trouble lights: Hi Susan, The only trick is to make certain that the tip of each sensor comes in contact with the hidden surface which it is designed to sense . The cam sensor has an o-ring that you may want to lube to help reinstall the sensor. The cam sensor has a...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Chrysler T&C Coolant Poured Out, coolant water, coolant leak
coolant water, coolant leak, radiator cap: yeah seriously what do u want me to say?? humm your hoses are split whats the chances I guessed the right one about 10 to 1. I can provide u with any info u want but I am not going to help u look for a coolant leak that myself or no one else is...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Dodge Avenger timing issue, crank shaft, 1996 dodge avenger
crank shaft, 1996 dodge avenger, dodge avenger: Hi Glenn, Yes the V-6 2.5L is an interference type of engine. My suggestion would be to try moving the crankshaft slightly one way and the other to determine whether you can them move the cam sprocket that has been disturbed back to being aligned with the...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 GR VOYAGER 3.0L instrument cluster, digital odometer, voyager 3
digital odometer, voyager 3, chrysler vehicles: Hi Mark, Thanks for the update and confirmation. Good show to get it fixed so inexpensively. Roland PS Please rate my answer, and where you find the question about volunteer of the month please consider a yes answer if my efforts was helpful. Thank...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Sebring JXI Conv. 2.5 Mitsu V6 missing and worse..., crank sensor, plug gaps
crank sensor, plug gaps, valve seals: Hi Dad I am impressed with your saga and the detail you have given me! I have a couple of suggestions. Because this began as in issue only when warmed up it would be good to check the resistance of both the engine coolant temp sensor and the intake air...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L V6, damper pulley, crankshaft pulley
damper pulley, crankshaft pulley, chrysler sebring: Hi David, The manual showw at least one hole in the damper/pulley through which you insert a large screwdriver or bar that is then wedged against the engine block lower edge. If you don t have any such holes you may have to put a chain-type wrench around...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 voyager interior lights don't work, amp fuses, fuse box
amp fuses, fuse box, work question: Hi Jeff, With a voltmeter see if you have 12v on that fuse (both sides) and then go the upper right multiwire plug on the fuse box that is under the dash and see if you hav 12v on pink/violet wire at pin 15 which is supplied out of fuse 18. Does the glove...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 300m subframe replace, roland, shop manual
roland, shop manual: Hi Frado Are you speaking of the the engine cradle (crossmember)? There is a 13-step in and out procedure described in the shop manual if that is of interest to you. Otherwise, define what you mean by the subframe as I find no such part listed. Also, because...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 plymoth voyager 3.0L: no start, voyager 3, serpentine belt
voyager 3, serpentine belt, control computer: Hi Jessica, Give the key one more try, making sure you go from off to on, etc, within 5 seconds total. It would really help if we could get a number. I assume the check engine light just stayed on when you were done and didn t start flashing (which is the...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5 V-6 crankshaft pulley bolt removal, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt
crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt, bolt removal: Hi Billy, I had the same question from another 2.5 V-6 owner last week. He had tried an impact gun and also heating the bolt with a torch. I suggested the following: You might try some penetrating oil, let it sit, then try rocking the bolt back and forth...

Chrysler Repair: 2.7 L valve seals replacement?, head gasket leak, haynes manual
head gasket leak, haynes manual, postal mail: Hi Ron, Unfortunately the replacement of the valve seals involves a significant amount of dismantling of the engine such that I would not be inclined to do the job if that is all that is necessary (unless the amount of oil being burned is clearly unacceptable...

Chrysler Repair: 2.7L '05: timing chain replacement and cam shaft replacement, timing chain replacement, shaft replacement
timing chain replacement, shaft replacement, postal mail: Hi Chris, Did you get the pages? I believe I sent them to you but don t keep a log. If not, let me know and I will do it for sure. Because of issues of interference, you will have to be very careful about rotating the crank shaft very much absent some sort...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Cruise Control, dodge ram 2500, cruise control system
dodge ram 2500, cruise control system, torque converter: Hi Scott, The pcm will unlock the converter when either it senses the vehicle load increases (as when starting to go up a grade) or the throttle pressure increases (which may be generated by the cruise controller as when it increases the throttle opening...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 jeep liberty: oil consumption, worn piston rings, combustion chambers
worn piston rings, combustion chambers, liberty oil: Hi Esther, Blue smoke is the other aspect of high oil consumption: the oil that is consumed is as the result of oil entering the combustion chambers of the engine and being burned. It can be due to worn piston rings or leaky valve seals. A test, called a...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 pt cruiser: code 1495. abs light., cruise problems, chrysler pt cruiser, vapor collection
chrysler pt cruiser, vapor collection, speed rotation: Hi James, You are welcome. Thanks for rating this answer if you would choose to do so. The abs sensor issue is not that big a job but if you want to do it yourself it would be good to have the page that tells you how. I can copy and email that to you....

Chrysler Repair: 2006 Chrysler SEBRING center brake light, chrysler sebring, 2006 chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring, 2006 chrysler sebring, negative cable: REMOVAL 1. Lower the convertible top. 2. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. 3. Open trunk lid, and remove deck upper panel molding fasteners. 4. Pull back trunk liner to access wire harness. 5. Disconnect wire harness connector. ...

Chrysler Repair: '89 Lebaron 2.5 turbo J-body: fault codes 36,43, 44, 61, head gasket leak, valve cover gasket
head gasket leak, valve cover gasket, spark plug wires: Hi Tracy, It comes to about 20 sides of copies which with postage would cost about #2.61. I can send the pages with the understanding that you would send me back six 44-cent stamps to cover the costs after you receive them using my return address. Let me...

Chrysler Repair: '89 New Yorker:US/MET Cluster Problem, chrysler new yorker, diagnostic capability
chrysler new yorker, diagnostic capability, electronic type: All I can suggest is that the the US/MET and either or both of the trip buttons is not making contact when you actuate them. You could try removing the cluster ans spraying the body of each of those switches with electronic circuit board cleaner spray that...

Chrysler Repair: '90 3.3 liter quits in hot weather, plymouth grand voyager, fuel pressure regulator
plymouth grand voyager, fuel pressure regulator, coolant temp: Hi Randy, Thanks for the kind remarks/evaluation. Have you check the continuity of the coolant temp sensor wires from the plug to the pcm? The tan/ black goes to the pin 2 and the black/light blue to pin 4. Also look over the wires for a possible melt-through...

Chrysler Repair: '92 minivan: engine dies/stalls when slowing, plymouth grand voyager, crank sensor
plymouth grand voyager, crank sensor, grand voyager: Hi Samuel, Hi Sam, There may be a couple of things going on. The trouble with getting it to idle at start up, and stalling when slowing may be simply that the egr valve is sticking slightly ajar at start up and as well when you slow down and instead of closing...

Chrysler Repair: '93 Lebaron Sedan: temp gauge/compass, rear view mirror, compass reading
rear view mirror, compass reading, time interval: Hi Jay, The temp sensor is in front of the radiator mounted on the closure panel that surrounds it, probably low (behind the bumper fascia). It has two wires: violet/light green that goes to pin 9 at the console and black/light blue that goes to pin 10. You...

Chrysler Repair: '93 t&c fuel pump, spark coil, oxygen sensor
spark coil, oxygen sensor, fuel pump: Hi Ric, It is normal for the fuel pump to only run for only 1-2 seconds when you turn the key to run. That is a safety feature which activates the autoshutdown relay so as kill power to the pump, spark coil, and oxygen sensor heaters so as prevent a fire...

Chrysler Repair: '94-97 LHS,New Yorker, Concorde fuel gauge, 1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, variable resistor: Hi David, Here is the details on the egr: I would take a look at the exhaust gas recirculation valve which is located behind the engine near the air intake throttle valve. It is mounted in a pipe that runs between passenger side exhaust manifold and the...

Chrysler Repair: '94 Lebaron: trans limp-in mode, engine faults, fuse box
engine faults, fuse box, chrysler drb: Hi Elise, I suspect that you are in fact locked in 2nd gear which of course means that the rpm will be quite high when you get to 40 mph or more, and thus the vibration. That drives only in 2nd gear is a self-protective strategy built-in to the transmission...

Chrysler Repair: '95 Chrysler Concorde rocker arm r&r, 1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
1995 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, upper intake manifold: Hi Russell The upper intake manifold is removed, then the valve cover, and then the rocker arm shaft is removed. Then the arms are removed from the shaft. There are lots of details you should have before you start. I can xerox copy and postal mail you the...

Chrysler Repair: '95 Chysler New Yorker AC/Heater Problems, fuse box, chysler
fuse box, chysler, power failure: Hi Ashleigh, I would begin by checking (or replacing) fuse #6 (10 amp, top row, 6th from the front of the box) in the fuse box located behind the left end cap of the dash. It could have a subtle crack in its wire that causes it to open on its own when it...

Chrysler Repair: '96 minivan engine stalls, vacuum leaks, tcc solenoid
vacuum leaks, tcc solenoid, narrow pipe: Hi Garth, In the absence of any codes related to the engine, I would suggest that you check the egr valve to make sure that its stem is moving freely and that it closes tightly via internal spring action. You will find it an narrow pipe that branches off...

Chrysler Repair: '96 Sebring JXI Conv. 2.5L V-6:A/C problem, pressure transducer, clutch control
pressure transducer, clutch control, compressor clutch: Hi Alan, Unfortunately I am not that knowledgeable about ac systems to give advice on the balance of your system. By the way, what is the specific part name/no. of the thermal fuse part of the block and was it easy to find? I ll remember to suggest replacing...

Chrysler Repair: '96 town and country inner tie rod, inner tie rods, inner tie rod
inner tie rods, inner tie rod, factory service manuals: Hi Micah, I looked at both the 95 and 98 factory service manuals and find no procedure for changing the tie rods. It appears that the only alternative is to change the steering gear in its entirety which is a big job. So I would believe there is no way...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Cirrus no start, hick ups, chrysler cirrus
hick ups, chrysler cirrus, 1997 chrysler cirrus: Hi Rachel, I would try to get any fault codes that might be stored in the engine computer. Turn the key: on -off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer window to see if the mileage reading changes to...

Chrysler Repair: 97 chrysler electrical short, 97 chrysler lhs, turn signal switch
97 chrysler lhs, turn signal switch, amp fuse: Hi Devale, I don t have enough information to give you a detailed answer. I will need to know the letter or number of the 20 amp fuse that you originally found to be blown in the box under the hood. Was it fuse O, or can you tell me where it is located in...

Chrysler Repair: 97 chrysler sebring, oil pressure gauge, chrysler sebring
oil pressure gauge, chrysler sebring, body position: Hi Alan, The best thing to do is a get a readout of engine fault codes: turn 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 to see it begin to flash, pause, flash, etc. Count...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Jeep 6 cyl no start, jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee
jeep grand cherokee laredo, jeep grand cherokee, 1997 jeep grand cherokee laredo: Hi Wilks, While I don t have specific wiring diagrams for the Jeep line I believe that they are similar to the Chrysler line such that you may be able to get a handle on this using the on-board diagnostics. Try turning the ignition key on-off-on-off-on and...

Chrysler Repair: '97 T&C: transmission replaced/won't go, solenoid pack, solenoid switch
solenoid pack, solenoid switch, body bolts: Hi Dan, There shouldn t be water in the solenoid pack unless perhaps the transmission had been sitting in the rain with some plugs open to the environment. The plug that had to be re-wired is from the transmission range sensor, located inside the transmission...

Chrysler Repair: '97 T&CTransmission, amp fuse, torque converter
amp fuse, torque converter, black boxes: Hi Dan, Black/white and BROWN/yellow are for the same purpose (they are actually spliced together inside the trans at the sensor) but if they are on pin 9 and 10 there wouldn t be a problem so long as you have one or the other color on those two pins. So...

Chrysler Repair: '98 Voyager cooling system problem, de water, radiator
de water, radiator, cooling system: Hi Mo, Is the water flowing through the radiator? If the sidetank (manifold) on one side of the radiator is hot and the sidetank (manifold) on the other side of the radiator is cold, then you have restricted flow of the small tubes inside the radiator which...

Chrysler Repair: '99 automatic trans won't function, solenoid pack, transmission repair shops
solenoid pack, transmission repair shops, hydraulic system: Hi Maverick, I am not certain exactly what has happened other than the parking pawl must have been damaged which probably produced debris which then clogged the hydraulic system and caused the inability of the clutches that operate in the other gears to...

Chrysler Repair: 99 breeze 2.4 pullin code P1495, drb scan tool, vent lines
drb scan tool, vent lines, vent line: LEAK DETECTION PUMP REMOVAL 1.Release fuel pressure, Refer to Fuel System Pressure Release Procedure in the Fuel Delivery section. 2.Disconnect battery cable Battery Cable 3.Raise vehicle and support 4.Drain fuel tank, refer to Draining Fuel Tank in...

Chrysler Repair: 99 breze 2.4 pullin a code P1495, intermittent fault, ckt
intermittent fault, ckt, leak detection: P-1495 LEAK DETECTION PUMP SOLENOID CIRCUIT POSSIBLE CAUSES FUSED IGNITION SWITCH OUTPUT OPEN LDP SOLENOID CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND LDP SOLENOID CONTROL CIRCUIT OPEN LDP WIRING HARNESS INTERMITTENT FAULT WIRING AND CONNECTORS VISIBLY DEFECTIVE LEAK...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Concorde rear disc brakes, rear disc brakes, wheel bolts
rear disc brakes, wheel bolts, disc brakes: Hi Albert, The disc is held on by the wheel bolts. Once you remove the wheels, and then the caliper, the disc comes off freely. No puller is needed. Roland PS: Sorry for the delay in responding but I just found your question in the pool to which it had...

Chrysler Repair: 99 chrysler cirrus lxi engine miss 153kms, chrysler cirrus lxi, chrysler cirrus
chrysler cirrus lxi, chrysler cirrus, valve models: SUBJECT: Rough Idle, Hard Start, Start & Stall OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves installing a revised EGR valve. MODELS: 1995 - 2000 (JA) Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus 1996 - 2000 (JX) Sebring Convertible NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS CAM SENSOR, 99 chrysler lhs, pulley bolt
99 chrysler lhs, pulley bolt, crank pulley: Hi Marvin, All that is consistent with a problem in the wiring or the sensor itself. Do the tests I suggested. To get a code turn the key on-off-on-off-on and leave on in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer window to see mileage change...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS: hard starting, gas gauge, fuel gauge
gas gauge, fuel gauge, dash light: Hi Marvin, The 1684 is routine and says the battery supply was disconnected recently. The 0340 may be the one to fix the hard starting as it say the signal from the camshaft position sensor is not being received at the powertrain controller. The fix for that...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS: Won't Start, crankshaft pulley, timing belt
crankshaft pulley, timing belt, crankshaft: The belt is supposed to be under tension at all times, so I believe that you may have some sort of issue with the timing belt and therefor also the possibility that the noise you are hearing is one of interference between the tops of the pistons and the valve...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS: Won't Start, cam sensor, flex plate
cam sensor, flex plate, hidden surface: No, but you can check by removing one of the covers at the cam sprocket and see if the marks line up when you turn it by hand to TDC on cyl 1. The other possibility is that your timing belt has broken so look for that possibility as well when you remove the...

Chrysler Repair: '99 lhs starter change, starter solenoid, catalytic support
starter solenoid, catalytic support, catalyst support: Hi Andre, It will be easier to remove the wire after you get the motor all the way out of its mounting. There are a few tricks: This is from the 98 and 04 manuals but I believe it applies equally to your 2000- After disconnecting battery and raising the...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Sebring 2,5 V-6 overheating/coolant from exhaust, chrysler sebring convertible, head gasket leak
chrysler sebring convertible, head gasket leak, chrysler sebring: Hi Derek, There is virtually no way to get coolant smell out the exhaust without it somehow entering the combustion chamber of one of the cylinders, either via a head gasket leak, or a slightly looes cylinder head bolt, or a crack in the head or block. So...

Chrysler Repair: ATC Control Panel: LH body, beep sound, electrolytic capacitors
beep sound, electrolytic capacitors, fuse box: Hi Dac, As far as I know, it appears that your control doesn t work. You could take it out and look over the circuit board to see if there are any obvious failed componenets like leaking electrolytic capacitors. Those can be replaced and might well restore...

Chrysler Repair: acceleration problem/won't start, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature
intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature, mechanic friend: Hi Doug, You could check the pulse signal from the crank sensor to see what it is doing AFTER you put in the replacement distributor so as to avoid any issue with the timing of the distributor (once you take it off it is easier to get another one back in...

Chrysler Repair: Brake pedal feels , brake hose, chry
brake hose, chry, brake pad: When that happens, stop and check the 4 wheels to see if one of them is overheated. Let me know if so.It could be you have a dragging brake or a worn out brake hose that is causing one of the calipers to become pressurized and the brake pad to drag at that...

Chrysler Repair: blower air distribution selector: '98 Sebring, chrysler sebring, distribution choices
chrysler sebring, distribution choices, fuse box: Hi Tom, There is a mode door in the unit that changes the air distribution. It is powered by a small motor called the mode door actuator which is controlled electrically by the body computer that interacts with the heater/ac control panel. It may be that...

Chrysler Repair: CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY LXI, chrysler town and country, solenoid switch
chrysler town and country, solenoid switch, torque converter: Hi Maytha, The two codes 0740 and 1776 suggest a problem with the solenoid switch valve located in the valve body. That would be repaired by removing the valve pan and the valve body and servicing the valve body. It should not require removal of the transmission....

Chrysler Repair: Chrylser Pacifica (2005) fan?, negative battery cable, panel instrument
negative battery cable, panel instrument, dash area: this is where the motors are find the mode door one make sure its working Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. Remove the silencer from beneath the driver side end of the instrument panel. (Refer to 23 - BODY/INSTRUMENT PANEL/INSTRUMENT...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler Imperial air distribution control, vacuum lines, vacuum line
vacuum lines, vacuum line, engine vacuum: Hi Tyler The ATC in the 90 is the same as 89, for which I have the manual. There are a number of tests and self-diagnostics that will help you sort this out. I can xerox copy the 12 pages that describe the system and postal mail them to you. If you would...

Chrysler Repair: Cirrus transmission: downshifted then no go., 4 digit numbers, fault code reader
4 digit numbers, fault code reader, code numbers: Hi Joe, I would start by verifying that you have sufficient transmission fluid (type ATF+4) via the dipstick. If that is OK, then I would try the ignition key, turn it: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch...

Chrysler Repair: Cont'd Transmission Problems., solenoid pack, transmission control module
solenoid pack, transmission control module, speed sensors: Hi Dan, I suggested as I did, to clear the tcm memory and ask for new codes after serveral attempts to put it in gear, because I thought the codes you read may have been stale codes resulting from the failure of the previous transmission. About the only...

Chrysler Repair: Coolant/Antifreeze pressure cap: '03 Sebring, radiator coolant, chrysler sebring
radiator coolant, chrysler sebring, radiator cap: This cap is called the coolant pressure container cap and I assume you have the 2.7L engine. It is rated to maintain pressure up to 14 lbs/sq ft. (or whatever number is shown on the present cap that you have). Be aware that the system is different for the...

Chrysler Repair: Crankshaft pully bolt removal on 2.5L V-6, inpact guns, bolt removal
inpact guns, bolt removal, impact gun: Hi Skip, I just got the same question from another 2.5L V-6 owner...how did you get your bolt out? I will pass along any success stories. Roland Hi Skip, You might try some penetrating oil, let it sit, then try rocking the bolt back and forth to break...

Chrysler Repair: blower motor works on only three speeds, compressor clutch, fuse box
compressor clutch, fuse box, voyeger: Hi Don, The fan speeds are provided by a resistor block which typically fails in such a manner that you only get high speed action. What you described, the failure of the 2nd position only would suggest that the contact for that speed in control switch...

Chrysler Repair: a/c problem, body control module bcm, chrysler sebring
body control module bcm, chrysler sebring, center vents: MODE DOOR ACTUATOR (MANUAL A/C) The mode door actuator is located on the lower left side of the A/C- Heater housing. This actuator controls the position of the panel/bi-level door and the floor/defrost door. Power for the mode door actuator is provided...

Chrysler Repair: car wont start lights and radio come on though, cable clamps, car wont start
cable clamps, car wont start, safety interlock: Hi Ali, Do you hear a click when you turn the key to start . If not, then try moving the gear shifter slightly off-center in the park or neutral position in case that safety interlock is out of adjustment. If you do hear a click then either the battery...

Chrysler Repair: codes 0870, 1775, solenoid pack, psi test
solenoid pack, psi test, generic code: Hi Gregg, The 0700 is a generic code that merely says there are other fault codes about the transmission. The other codes are the ones it calls attention to. The 1775 and the 0870 both relate to malfuntions centering in the solenoid/pressure switch package...

Chrysler Repair: codes 1684, 1685, powertrain control module, prevention system
powertrain control module, prevention system, theft prevention: Hi Neil, I don t know what those phrases you listed mean either. The 1684 code means that sometime in the past 50 key on-off cycles the battery power to the powertrain control module was disconnected. This my simply be a disconnect of the battery clamp(s)...

Chrysler Repair: cranks, no start, no spark: '97 3.5L, crankshaft sensor, 4 digit numbers
crankshaft sensor, 4 digit numbers, crank sensor: Hi Bradley, I would suggest that you disconnect the battery for a minute or so, then reconnect and try to start it. You will get a 1684 for the battery disconnect, but all the other codes will erase. Crank it over until you set a new code. The 0340 is the...

Chrysler Repair: Distributor/Camshaft timing: 3,0L V-6, camshaft sprockets, valve stem seals
camshaft sprockets, valve stem seals, crankshaft pulley: Hi Mike, The timing mark for the crankshaft is on the oil pump, at about 1 o clock, so if we assume the crank pulley mark is the same as the crank sprocket mark it should be at about 1 o clock when the camshaft sprockets are aligned to their marks on the...

Chrysler Repair: dead battery, plymouth grand voyager, delay button
plymouth grand voyager, delay button, grand voyager: COOLDOWN TEST ENTRY TO INITIATE TEST: •Set Blower motor ON HIGH •Open all A/C outlets •Depress A/C and WASH buttons simultaneously for 5 Seconds (Until all LED s light) RESULTS: •All LED s will turn on for 5 Seconds. •Cooldown test is running if...

Chrysler Repair: dodge grand caravan 2000: ac stuck on high, dodge grand caravan, fuse box
dodge grand caravan, fuse box, grand caravan: Hi Sharron, The fuse that powers the control panel is #6 (20 amp) in the fuse box under the dash on the driver s side of the van. That would be the 6th fuse in the bottom row, counting from the left. So see if replacing that fuse might get something going...

Chrysler Repair: dtc p0300: after big bump, spark plug wires, emission control system
spark plug wires, emission control system, wd 40: Hi Wayne, My first thought is that the exhaust system may have a pinched pipe so that the exhaust gases are not flowing freely and when that happens it back up in the combustion chambers and causes a miss. That would bed where I would first look. If I think...

Chrysler Repair: Engine dies, has spark:: 3.3L '01, dodge caravan, wd 40
dodge caravan, wd 40, auto shut down: Hi Shane, If you have spark then the ASD is working properly, at least at this time. It could have been the cause of the engine die off earlier and maybe switching the relay helped. So then you are left with what else could be the problem? About the only...

Chrysler Repair: electric drawing for New Yorker 1991 3.3l, edo anzoategui, computer colors
edo anzoategui, computer colors, private option: Hi Carlos, It is no problem to mail you the 6 pages, so I will do so. It should be there quickly. I hope these help you. I don t have a simple way to e-mail them so I hope that good printed copies will be satisfactory. It is less than a dollar in postage,...

Chrysler Repair: no electrical power though battery good, fuse box, instrument light
fuse box, instrument light, dash lights: Hi Tom, If the entire van seem dead, then you have to look at the battery wires (assuming the battery is not discharged totally). There are two wires from the -post to ground points (one on the left frame rail, one on the rear of the cylinder block) and the...

Chrysler Repair: 01 LHS new battery not starting, battery
Chrysler Repair: 01 LHS new battery not starting, battery

Chrysler Repair: 1995 New Yorker stalls when slowing down, camshaft sensor, camshaft
Chrysler Repair: 1995 New Yorker stalls when slowing down, camshaft sensor, camshaft, thanks john

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L V6, impact tool, impact wrench
Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L V6, impact tool, impact wrench, timing belt

Chrysler Repair: 2.7L '05: timing chain replacement and cam shaft replacement, dtc, cam gear
Chrysler Repair: 2.7L '05: timing chain replacement and cam shaft replacement, dtc, cam gear, quaters

Chrysler Repair: 2002 pt cruiser: code 1495. abs light., cruise problems, wheel sensors, cv joint
Chrysler Repair: 2002 pt cruiser: code 1495. abs light., cruise problems, wheel sensors, cv joint, drive shaft

Chrysler Repair: '97 Cirrus no start, handheld pc, fuses
Chrysler Repair: '97 Cirrus no start, handheld pc, fuses, relays

Chrysler Repair: codes 0870, 1775, solenoid pack, solenoid
Chrysler Repair: codes 0870, 1775, solenoid pack, solenoid, suspicion

Chrysler Repair: T&C power steering pump removal, bolts and nuts, drive shaft
Chrysler Repair: T&C power steering pump removal, bolts and nuts, drive shaft, power steering pump

Chrysler Repair: fuse panel: Chrysler LH body, fuse panel, concorde
fuse panel, concorde, new yorker: Hi Don, The manual I have, a 94 show a note I pencilled in that says the same box was used through 96. So if I believe myself I have to say yes is the answer. Definitely not the same as 98. Roland PS Please rate my answer, and where you see the...

Chrysler Repair: Ground problem on 97 Concorde 3.5 L, altinator, grounding wire
altinator, grounding wire, transmission case: Hi John, There are two ground wires on the - post clamp of the battery. This is the case in your car if the battery is on the driver side. One goes to the nearby left frame rail, the other goes to the left front of the engine. This is as shown in the 94...

Chrysler Repair: Heater (blower) on high and won't quit, chrysler new yorker, heater blower
chrysler new yorker, heater blower, motor speed: Hi Jeanne, When you say the heater is stuck on high I assume that you are speaking of the blower motor speed. If that is correct, then I would suggest that you remove fuse 21 in the fuse box behind the left end-cap of the dash as that is the source of current...

Chrysler Repair: heater air distribution problem: '99 minvan, voyager model, calibration tests
voyager model, calibration tests, chrysler voyager: Hi Mark, As mentioned, the further analysis is covered on about 8 pages of the manual which I can copy and postal mail to you. If you want these tell me a postal mailing address. If it is convenient for you to reimburse me for copy costs and postage that...

Chrysler Repair: hood latch cable, hood latch, lever arm
hood latch, lever arm, radiator: Hi Eric, I don t have a manual for such a new vehicle. However have you checked the warranty to see if the dealer might do it for free? If not, then I would suspect that if you look up from under the vehicle that you will see a lever arm that is projecting...

Chrysler Repair: Instrument Cluster flakey: '97 JXi, jumper wires, body control module
jumper wires, body control module, beam light: Hi RJ, I suspect the ip circuit board has some cracks in its traces, but try doing a self-diagnostic test. Press and hold the odometer trip reset button, then turn the key from the off to the run position and then release the button. Cluster should go through...

Chrysler Repair: junction box on 97 chrysler intrepid, chrysler intrepid, inboard side
chrysler intrepid, inboard side, panel assembly: JUNCTION BLOCK REMOVAL 1.Remove the lower instrument panel assembly. 2.Remove the six electrical connectors on inboard side and the four electrical connectors on outboard side of the Junction Block Junction Block 3.Remove the three mounting screws and...

Chrysler Repair: Main Engine Harness, chrysler town and country, engine harness
chrysler town and country, engine harness, accurate number: Hi Pam, I see no reason to not replace the wire again, and protect it from the manifold this time. The 96 model year still used the 2-digit fault code system, but even reading this as a code 66 doesn t jive with the numbers at that time, not is the air...

Chrysler Repair: Map Sensor, negative battery cable, vacuum hose
negative battery cable, vacuum hose, chrysler town: REMOVAL - 3.3/3.8L Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove vacuum hose and mounting screws from manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor (MAP SENSOR - 3.3/3.8L). Disconnect electrical connector from sensor. Remove sensor. the sensor right...

Chrysler Repair: Minivan front grille/fascia under-panel, plastic fasteners, plastic grommets
plastic fasteners, plastic grommets, splash shield: Hi Mark, Unfortunately neither the 98 nor the 02 manuals I have show details on the attachment and in fact don t show the part that you speak of other than to say install bolts that hold bottom of bumper fascia to radiator closure panel . About the only...

Chrysler Repair: Need Amplifier wiring diagram/pinouts for '96 Sebring Convertible and 02 Sebring Coupe, sebring coupe, infinity sound
sebring coupe, infinity sound, time alan: Hi Alan, That is going to be a challenge because those vehicles (except for the Sebring ) are really not related as far as I can understand. The coupe seems to be Japanese in design and manufactured in Mexico while your convert was Detroit in design and...

Chrysler Repair: P0340 CODE, camshaft sensor, camshaft position sensor
camshaft sensor, camshaft position sensor, chrysler sebring: Hi Romulo, Why do you assume the camshaft sensor is OK? Did you replace it? You could check the wiring but I need to know which engine you have to tell you the pin numbers at the PCM. The symptoms you describe are consistent with the camshaft sensor being...

Chrysler Repair: PDC positive post loose, positive cable, flexible connection
positive cable, flexible connection, steering wheel: I haven t dealt with such a problem, but you will need to either replace the PDC or figure out another way to firmly attach the battery wire to the distribution bus inside the box. So examine it closely to see what alternative fix you might come up with....

Chrysler Repair: Power window: '06 300, chrystler 300, window regulator
chrystler 300, window regulator, screws: Hi Rocki, I have a CD of the 05 manual but no way to copy the pages about the door window regulator. The complete removal of the regulator begins by removing the 2 screws that hold the pull cup bracket and then the bracket itself. The lower screw also retains...

Chrysler Repair: Power window/door lock: '04 Ram, side doors, door switch
side doors, door switch, door locks: Hi Cleve, The power window currents are all routed through main control so I would start at that switch to verify that it is working. Check first that you have power on both pins 1 and 2 of the 12-pin connector compared to the black wire on pin 8. The wires...

Chrysler Repair: p1495 code: '99 2.4L, response warrants, soleniod
response warrants, soleniod, computer cause: Hi Stephen, The ldp is located above the fuel tank, which you have to drop down and out to get to the ldp. I can xerox about 4 pages that show you how to remove the ldp. I suspect it is faulty, but to check that out electrically would require a diagnostic...

Chrysler Repair: power steering on 2003 dodge caravan, inner tie rod, line roland
inner tie rod, line roland, power steering pump: Hi James, I don t know what would cause a clunking sound. You would have to be at the front end whils a helper turns the steering to try and localize the area where the sound is coming from. Of course turning the steering while at rest is going to be hardest...

Chrysler Repair: pt cruiser air bag light/cruise control, clock spring, postal mail
clock spring, postal mail, clockspring: Hi Richard, Yes, all those symptoms are related to the clockspring having some failed connections. You might check to see if there was a recall on it or an extended warranty. If not and you wish to replace it yourself let me know and I can xerox the pages...

Chrysler Repair: Radio fading in and out and engine stalled: '04 Sebrin, sebring convertable, 4 digit numbers
sebring convertable, 4 digit numbers, alternator belt: Hi Jan, While those fuses indeed are related to the radio, and in fact to all the interior lighting systems as well, I don t so far see any reason to implicate them unless you observe similar problems with the interior lighting, for example. You might do...

Chrysler Repair: Removal of '96 Voyager instrument cluster, instrument cluster, steering column
instrument cluster, steering column, instrument panel: Hi John, Remove the steering column cover (I believe this is the upper shroud which is held im place from underneath the column by 3 screws in the lower shroud). Remove the cluster bezel: remove the left end-cap of the dash remove screw at left end of...

Chrysler Repair: Replacing coolant on '00 Chrysler Caravan, oil filler cap, change occured
oil filler cap, change occured, dodge caravan: Hi Roberto, The 00 model may be set up like the 98 or like the 02, which are the two manuals that I have. On the 98 the ports are mounted in the low and high pressure lines proper: the high pressure is in the high pressure line and is located near the...

Chrysler Repair: RH AXLE SHAFT, 2001 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde
2001 chrysler concorde, chrysler concorde, stub shaft: Hi Steve, Sorry for the delay but my internet connection has gone bad, so I m using a neighbor s. I find that there are about 26 pages in the manual on the final drive = differential and output shafts and bearings. I can copy those from the 04 manual...

Chrysler Repair: radiator/transmission overheating?, dodge grand caravan, coolant loss
dodge grand caravan, coolant loss, engine temperatures: Hi Shafique, The transmission is cooled via a separate core that carries the transmission fluid, next to the engine coolant core. There is a temperature sensor in the transmission which will modify the function of the transmission when it senses a high operating...

Chrysler Repair: radio wiring, radio chassis, antenna radio
radio chassis, antenna radio, infinity radio: RADIO -C3 CAV CIRCUIT FUNCTION 1 D1 20VT/BR CCD BUS (+) 2 D2 20WT/DB CCD BUS (-) black RADIO -C1 CAV CIRCUIT FUNCTION 1 X60 20DG/RD (W/ POWER ANTENNA) RADIO 12 VOLT OUTPUT 2 X51 18BR/YL LEFT REAR (+) 3 X52 18DB/WT RIGHT REAR (+) 4 X53 20DG...

Chrysler Repair: rough idle: '88 2.2L turbo, dirty fuel, engine computer
dirty fuel, engine computer, code numbers: Hi Carolyn, I doubt it is the fuel filter because when that becomes clogged it limits the output of fuel needed for high speed driving, not for idling. The best way to get a handle on the possible cause is to use your ignition key to query the engine computer...

Chrysler Repair: serpentine bele, serpentine belt, side bracket
serpentine belt, side bracket, chrysler town: NO: 07-02-99 SUBJECT: Serpentine Belt Slips Off Idler Pulley DATE: June 14, 1999 OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves replacing the bracket that the idler pulley attaches to. NOTE: THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L OR 3.8L ENGINE. ...

Chrysler Repair: no spark on one cylinder, 66 impala, impala ss
66 impala, impala ss, weird cuz: don t use a timing light they don t work right with DIS ignition that is why I said get a test light or spark tester that way U can put it inline to see which one is not working. Its impossible for U to just have one not firing the way the system works...

Chrysler Repair: starter motor, sebring conv, chrysler sebring
sebring conv, chrysler sebring, cable nut: 2.5L ENGINE REMOVAL 1.Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower Remove Remote Battery Cable at Shock Tower 2.Raise vehicle. 3.Remove oil filter. 4.Remove battery positive cable nut from starter and remove cable...

Chrysler Repair: T&C power steering pump removal, chrysler town and country, power steering pump
chrysler town and country, power steering pump, serpentine belts: Hi Scott, I checked the 98 manual and it describes the removal from the non-awd vehicle as you did. The 02 manual interestingly continues the same approach for the 2.4L but for the 3.3/3.8L it now describes removing the pump through the engine compartment...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5L V-6:Throttle control cable, possible recall?, chrysler sebring convertible, 1996 chrysler sebring convertible
chrysler sebring convertible, 1996 chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring: Hi Kathy, The throttle cable and the cruise control cables are independent of one another, except that they both attach to the same lever on the throttle body. The cables are mounted in tandem at a bracket on the the throttle body that receives them side-by-side...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission from Chrysler Cirrus -96 to Sebring Coupé -95?, chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus 96
chrysler cirrus, chrysler cirrus 96, chrysler sebring: Hi Jonathan, The transmissions are clearly of the same type, visually. The Sebring is listed in the 95 manual as model F4AC1-2-QZAF for use in the same engine 2.5L V-6, while in the Cirrus 96 it is called a 41TE. I believe that has to do with the lineage...

Chrysler Repair: Transmission Range Sensor: no code 0705, ground cables, wire colors
ground cables, wire colors, salvage yard: Hi Dan, The codes (both old and recent) I have discussed in the earlier questions. They could be related to the transmission itself (solenoid pack pressure switches, valve body and valve body bolts loose,plugged filter due to internal trans failure or torque...

Chrysler Repair: Trunk Opens & Doors Lock/Unlock by Themselves, 1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs
1994 chrysler lhs, chrysler lhs, remote keyless entry: Hi Mike, No the module is between the top pad and a large air/demister duct that runs across the dash just below the top cover. You gently pry up each end of the cover, then pry up the rear edge all across the dash, then lift the rear and pull the pad rearward....

Chrysler Repair: Voyager 1999 cuts out, 4 digit numbers, chrysler voyager
4 digit numbers, chrysler voyager, failure code: Hi Kye, You can cancel the fault codes in the memory by disconnecting the battery for a few seconds, except for a 1684 code that will be set because of the disconnect. But that code doesn t cause the check engine light to come on. But if a fault item is...

Chrysler Repair: valve body r&r: electronic transaxle, 4 digit numbers, limp home
4 digit numbers, limp home, valve body: Hi Karen, The 0700 alerts you that there is a second, specific code stored in the memory, in this case the 1776. That code does suggest that the solenoid switch valve, in the valve body, is not in the correct position under certain conditions (stuck in the...

Chrysler Repair: white smoke, cylinder head bolts, blown head gasket
cylinder head bolts, blown head gasket, head gasket sealer: Hi Jason, The white smoke is a classic sign of a blown head gasket. You can tell which side by removing the plugs from the front bank, after things cool off, then have a helper try the starter to see if water shoots out the plug holes. If not, and the plugs...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Neon overheating: temp sensor/fan fuses, coolant temp, engine coolant
coolant temp, engine coolant, temperature switch: Hi Anthony, The fan fuses are #6 (30 amp) in the box under the hood and #10 (15 amp) under the dash (based on my 01 manual which I believe is applicable to your 00 but it may not; instead you would check fuse #5 (30 amp) in the box under the hood and #10...

Chrysler Repair: '00 Sebring won't shift, input sensor fault code, crank sensor, input sensor
crank sensor, input sensor, speed sensors: Then that does implicate the output sensor too. Why not buy that first, see if it corrects everything, then cancel the codes by disconnecting the battery, drive it some more and look for fresh codes... if it doesn t. Again, which Sebring body style do you...

Chrysler Repair: 01 pt cruiser blowing engine module fuse, volt ohm meter, functional label
volt ohm meter, functional label, steering mechanism: Hi Jamie, I believe that the short is probably in the steering mechanism under the car, not the steering column in the cabin. The wire that exits the fuse box is dark blue/white and it goes from the fuse block in the cabin to the power distribution box under...

Chrysler Repair: '03 Sebring alarm won't disarm, battery cables, door key
battery cables, door key, half a minute: Hi Heidi, Try removing fuse 5 in the box behind the left end-cap of the dash. That is the fuse that runs the interior lights and the theft system among other things. Leave it out for a couple of hours, then put it back in and see if that recycles the situation....

Chrysler Repair: '04 Pacifica: code 0522, powertrain control module, gear indicator
powertrain control module, gear indicator, range sensor: The 0522 is alerting you to the possibility that the oil pressure warning light system may be not functioning properly either due to the pressure sensor itself beginning to fail or the wire from the sensor to the pcm is shorted to ground. The sensor is located...

Chrysler Repair: '05 Sebring: Lighter - fuse?, sebring convertible, fuse box
sebring convertible, fuse box, phone chargers: Hi Doug Yes there is a power distribution box on the driver side in front of the strut tower. Inside you will find fuses and relays. Fuse #2 (20 amp, next to the outside-most fuse in the front row of the box) is the one that powers the horn and lighter. ...

Chrysler Repair: '05 T&C: driver window will not work, orange light, connector plug
orange light, connector plug, harness connector: Hi Paul, Thanks for telling me about your ability to replace the motor and gear without having to also replace the window lift mechanism. Another owner of the similar van has the same problem. Would you be so kind as to give him the details as to what you...

Chrysler Repair: 07 chrysler sebring 2.4 liter, chrysler sebring, negative cable
chrysler sebring, negative cable, panel assembly: REMOVAL 1. Open hood. 2. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. WARNING: Wait two minutes for the system reserve capacitor to discharge before servicing any airbag components. Failure to do this may result in serious or fatal injury....

Chrysler Repair: '07 Sebring: no power windows, window switches, fuse box
window switches, fuse box, master switch: Hi Calvin, Have you checked the circuit breaker No. 2 located in the fuse box hidden behind the left end of the dash. It may be in the blown position and need to be reset (flip the lever). Verify whether you have 12V on the tan wire at the plug of the...

Chrysler Repair: '07 T&C - Rear A/C blows hot, self calibration, floor vents
self calibration, floor vents, interior panel: Hi Dave, It would appear that there is an issue with the rear ac plumbing. Unfortunately the 05 manual doesn t have any info about troubleshooting specific issues. You might try performing the heater/ac control calibration stardard procedure on the chance...

Chrysler Repair: 1990 Chrysler New Yorker Wiper Linkage, chrysler new yorker, pivot screws
chrysler new yorker, pivot screws, motor bracket: Hi Dennis, The steps to remove the mechanism and inspect it for part replacements are: Open hood Remove wiper arms Remove cowl top plastic cover Remove three screws from each of the wiper pivots Remove three bolts that attach the wiper motor mounting...

Chrysler Repair: 1995 Chrysler NY heater and fan come on by themselves, auto temp, palm of my hand
auto temp, palm of my hand, conventional control: Hi Carol, Do you have the automatic temp type control or the conventional control type? If it is the auto temp control type then I suspect that the blower coming on uncontrollably is not due to the control panel but rather due to the blower motor power module...

Chrysler Repair: 1996 Chrysler T&C LXi, 3.8l?vibration/abs issues, wheel sensors, radial variation
wheel sensors, radial variation, shifting gears: That lack of shimmy when coasting reinforces the possibility of a engine mount being worn too much which would only be brought significantly into play when you are applying torque from the engine to the drive axles. If there are no noises (clicking sounds,...

Chrysler Repair: 1997 Chr Cirrus: no start, fuel pump,check engine light, crankshaft sensor, fuel pump relay
crankshaft sensor, fuel pump relay, fuel gauge: Hi Ken, Have you checked to see if the check engine bulb might be burned out at the cluster? If you can get that to work there would be a way to figure out what it wrong. On the voltage outputs of the pcm: 44 orange/white should show 8V 61 violet/white...

Chrysler Repair: 1997 LHS No start - no spark, position sensors, engine computer
position sensors, engine computer, odometer: Hi Karen, Try using the ignition key to get any fault codes from the memory of the engine computer that may shed light on what is the cause. Turn the key on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the check engine...

Chrysler Repair: 1997 water pump problems, crank shaft, oil seal
crank shaft, oil seal, sprocket: Hi Doug, I am not sure what you mean...you are going to replace the belt anyway, correct? So what stands in the way of delaying taking off the pulley/crank until the best time in the process of removing the timing belt. I haven t done the job personally...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 Chrysler sebring 2.5L V6 a/c clutch, crank pulley, chrysler sebring
crank pulley, chrysler sebring, horrible noise: Hi Dan, I haven t heard of a weak spot involving a main bearing or the oil pump. A brief oil light would be not significant if it happened when idling, as that is common. The other possibility is the water pump bearing which might be more likely given the...

Chrysler Repair: '98 2.0L engine - loping: code 23, flat tip screwdriver, brake master cylinder
flat tip screwdriver, brake master cylinder, vacuum line: Hi Lorie, Look on the left side of the engine compartment on the side of the air hose that comes from the front of the car to the engine where you will find the sensor close to the power distribution box. It has a 2-wire connector (violet/light green, black/light...

Chrysler Repair: 1998 t&c bcm location, fuse box, backage
fuse box, backage, bcm: Hi Sergio, It is attached physically to the fuse box that is under the dash. To separate it, you would want to remove the complete pack and then remove the 4 screws that hold the two parts together and then by sliding them apart. To remove the pack you would...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 Chrysler Sebring JXI convertible, chrysler sebring jxi, amp fuse
chrysler sebring jxi, amp fuse, chrysler sebring: Hi Daryl, The 40 amp fuse powers both of the fan speeds, so presumably one or the other is drawing too much current. It may be that the bearing in the fan has too much friction. You could try to observe when the engine is simply running without the AC and...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 Chrysler T&C #1 fuse under dash, chrysler town and country, diagnostic scanner
chrysler town and country, diagnostic scanner, auto shutdown relay: Ooops, the PTC #1 is actually higher up in the underdash box, just below the multi-wire plugs, at the very left end of 10 sockets, 5 of which are in use. I mis-remembered that the ptc are up there and the regular fuses are in the bottom row. Sorry for misleading...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 chrysler sebring, chrysler sebring, xerox copy
chrysler sebring, xerox copy, ps thanks: Hi Mike, I don t have it digitized so can offer to xerox copy and mail it to you a.s.a.p. I assume it is the 2.5L V-6 unless you say otherwise. Let me know a postal mailing address. Roland PS Thanks for the nomination and rating! It will cost me about...

Chrysler Repair: 1999 Sebring Limited Trip Computer, auto parts store, computer clerk
auto parts store, computer clerk, mini trip: Hi John, I am not personally familiar with the cluster on that vehicle. If you are speaking of the compass/mini-trip computer on the right hand side of the dash, the manual says that device is dependent on getting data from the body computer nearby. To test...

Chrysler Repair: 2.5 V-6 running hot, chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring
chrysler sebring convertible, chrysler sebring, radiator fan: Hi James, I don t understand how it could be going well, except for the somewhat unusual temp gauge needle behavior, and then when you add antifreeze it really begins to act up. But let me say that those unusual swings in the gauge could be the result of...

Chrysler Repair: 2000 Concorde transmission: grinding sound when coasting, output shaft, hi matthew
output shaft, hi matthew, trans fluid: Hi Matthew, If it is one of the bearings at an output shaft, then there is no solution other than to replace the bearing. It is fortunate if indeed that is the cause and would repair the problem, because the alternative might be a more internal part that...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 Chrysler Intrepid ignition fuse on PDC keeps popping., fuse blows, chrysler intrepid
fuse blows, chrysler intrepid, compressor clutch: Hi Michelle, I will await the results. Be careful when you are dealing with a jumper that is connected to the battery wire or battery + post) without there being a fuse in the wire because if you have one end of a wire connected to the battery and you touch...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 chrysler 300m overheating, upper intake manifold, overflow pipe
upper intake manifold, overflow pipe, drive belts: Hi Juan, Can you tell me more about what are the symptoms of overheating that you experience? How soon after starting does the gauge get to the H level, assuming it goes all the way to the top? Are you getting blow off of steam from the overflow bottle?...

Chrysler Repair: 2001 T&C: Stalling/hard starting, no codes., code situation, alternator problem
code situation, alternator problem, autozone: Hi Jeff, I would not suspect the cam or crank sensor unless there is a warmed up failure to start entirely, or a temporary stall/quit after the engine warms up that lasts for about 20 minutes (long enough for the sensor to cool down) and then it runs again....

Chrysler Repair: 2001 Town & Country: A/C compressor won't activate, powertrain control module, air relay
powertrain control module, air relay, digital message: Hi John, For the compressor to be activated it of course has to get the signal from the control panel that the a/c was requested (the a/c switch being closed), that message (in digital form) is sent to the body computer, and then a digital message goes from...

Chrysler Repair: 2002 Chrysler TC 3.8 stalling, chrysler tc, lean mixture
chrysler tc, lean mixture, exhaust gases: Hi Grant, Without a second fault code there are so many possibilities that could be involved but perhaps they aren t setting fault codes yet. So don t try throwing parts at it. I am not clear what the two different color engine lights are, is there a label...

Chrysler Repair: 2003 dodge intrepid, coolant temperature sensor, upper intake manifold
coolant temperature sensor, upper intake manifold, upper radiator hose: Hi Kelly, You have to remove the upper intake manifold to get to the water outlet connector. There are 8 further steps that are involved: Drain cooling system. Refer to procedure in this section. Remove upper radiator crossmember. Refer to Body for procedure....

Chrysler Repair: 2003 grand caravan es 3.8, 4 digit numbers, grand caravan
4 digit numbers, grand caravan, independent garage: Hi Darcy, I would suggest that you get a fault code readout which will perhaps narrow the possibilities and give some direction. An Autozone parts store will ofter do if for free, or an independent garage for under $40. Let me know the 4-digit numbers that...

Chrysler Repair: 2004 300m climate control a/c, diagnostic capability, button mode
diagnostic capability, button mode, climate control: Hi Pat, There may be some electronic component in the control unit that is beginning to break down when it get overheated, but until it blows it would be hard to find. There is some self-diagnostic capability that you can take advantage of. To use it,...

Chrysler Repair: 2004 - Pacifica - Cleaning air intake for AC/heater, air plenum, intake plenum
air plenum, intake plenum, air vent: Hi Jim, Usually the air intake is at the far end of the intake air plenum at the far passenger side end of it. To get there you need to remove the wiper arms and then open the hood. There is a push-pin type fastener at either end of the grille, gently pry...

Chrysler Repair: 2005 Chrysler T&C: no starter/no cluster power, starter relay, dash lights
starter relay, dash lights, ground wires: Hi Michelle, There are two things going on here, possibly. The no lights on the cluster suggests that fuse 24 in the power box is blown (20 amp). If that doesn t get the starter working then I would check the battery cable that was removed as it may also...

Chrysler Repair: 2006 T&C Limited 3.8L : Ringing noise, intake tube, hose connection
intake tube, hose connection, quiet environment: Hi Rennie, I will think about it and see if I can come up with anything. It could be simply a loose air hose connection to the throttle body for example since it is affected by whether or not you are sucking air into the engine. So check the air intake tube...

Chrysler Repair: 2006 Town & Country Limited 3.8L (52,000 miles), vacuum leak detection, noise issue
vacuum leak detection, noise issue, rennie: Hi Rennie, I looked into the 06 manual and found that there is a natural vacuum leak detection assembly as well as a leak detection pump. There is no discussion about the noise issue and because I don t work at a shop I can t tell you about the common sound...

Chrysler Repair: 2007 chrysler wont shift any gears, chrysler sebring, stuck in park
chrysler sebring, stuck in park, shift lever: Hi Dominique, When you say won t shift (go) into any gears , if by that you mean you that the shift lever won t allow you to move it out of Park, then one possibility is that you are parked on a uphill or downhill tilt which puts such a tension on the Park...

Chrysler Repair: '88 3.0L dies out., chrysler new yorker, yorker landau
chrysler new yorker, yorker landau, code numbers: Hi Gloria, By listen for the fuel pump we mean when you first turn the key to the run position, before trying to start it. You should hear a humming sound coming from under the car at the rear where the fuel pump is hidden in the tank. It only lasts for...

Chrysler Repair: '89 Lebaron: dies when coming to a stop, filler tube, engine controller
filler tube, engine controller, filler neck: I am not that experienced with the decay of fuel, but why not first simply drain it out and then put in a gallon of fresh fuel to rinse, and drain that, and then put in a couple of gallons and try to run it? I can send you a couple of pages from the manual...

Chrysler Repair: '94 Chrysler New Yorker Overheats, chrysler new yorker, radiator core
chrysler new yorker, radiator core, hemorrhages: Hi Jim, I would wonder about a very basic possibility: the radiator core is partially blocked or the fins are clogged with expernal dirt. Check to see if the two sides of the radiator (the manifolds, basically) are quite different in temperature when the...

Chrysler Repair: 94 Concorde: brief 'miss', chrysler concorde, crank sensor
chrysler concorde, crank sensor, freeway speeds: Hi William, Try for fault codes with the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. The check engine light stays on but then begins to flash, pause, flash, etc. Count the number of flashes before each pause....

Chrysler Repair: 95 concorde heat always on, chrysler concorde, diagnostic capability
chrysler concorde, diagnostic capability, auto temp: Hi Gunter, Maybe the employee was speaking about the blower motor power module whose location I described earlier, so go back and get that out of the donor car. That would deal with the blower issue. But before doing that: The only reason for the control...

Chrysler Repair: 95 dodge stratus p1899 p1698, transmission control module, dodge stratus
transmission control module, dodge stratus, failsafe mode: Hi Kevin, The P1698 code means that no digital data is being received by the powertrain controller from the transmission control module. The manual says to check the ccd bus wires between that module and the rest of the system using the Chrysler diagnostic...

Chrysler Repair: '95 lebaron: no power to top/windows/turns/a.c., amp fuse, jumper wire
amp fuse, jumper wire, vounteer: Hi Tom, When the ignition is in the run position, the current from the fuse is supposed to go through the ignition switch and then to fuses 5,6,7 under the dash. So if those fuses aren t showing 12V under that condition, the ignition switch section that completes...

Chrysler Repair: '96 etax fault codes after fluid leak, etax, fluid leak
etax, fluid leak, trans fluid: Hi Shari, The 35 code persistence is the first to deal with because it says there is insufficient pressure in the system. The fluid level could be too low/too high, the filter could be clogged, an 0-ring missing, or a malfunction of the trans fluid cooler....

Chrysler Repair: '97 2.5L V-6 struggles to go, engine controller, sebring
engine controller, sebring, faults: Hi William, Use the igntion key to get to the engine controller memory to learn if it has noticed any faults and stored them as coded numbers: turn the key: on-off-on-off-on and leave on doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the check...

Chrysler Repair: '97 2.5L V-6 rough idle/stalls when put in gear, chrysler sebring coupe, throttle position sensor
chrysler sebring coupe, throttle position sensor, chrysler sebring: Hi Alan, Have you tried to get fault codes using the ignition switch? 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 see it begin to flash, pause, flash, etc. Count the...

Chrysler Repair: '97 2.5L V-6: codes 12, 24, 32, 45, 55., chrysler sebring coupe, throttle position sensor
chrysler sebring coupe, throttle position sensor, chrysler sebring: ok 97 chrysler sebring coupe v6 24 valve 2.5l.i bought this car 3 months ago it had a bit of rough idle but not to bad the guy i bought it from put new temp sensor,throttle position sensor,new plugs and wires,and one of the o2 sensors all gave no change to...

Chrysler Repair: 97 3.3 Dodge Intrepid speedo problems, speed sensors, ground signal
speed sensors, ground signal, dodge intrepid: Hi Bob, I was thinking about the kind of shield that is used in audio/video/tv antenna cables such as RG-59U which has a mesh sheath surrounding the insulated center signal wire. You could take a length of that cable and carefully slit the outside rubber...

Chrysler Repair: 97 3.3 Intrepid speedo problems, crankshaft sensor, speed sensors
crankshaft sensor, speed sensors, o2 sensor: It sounds suspicious about the wiring harness. On the wipers, if the low-hi and the intermittent relays have the same part number I would try switching them to see if the problem changes. If it does then one of the relays has a bad internal contact. If things...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Caravan in limp mode: code 0760, solenoid pack, electrical failure
solenoid pack, electrical failure, electrical response: Hi Holli, That code says there is a lack of electrical response from the OD clutch s actucation solenoid. It could either be an electrical failure of the solenoid or a failure of the wiring from the tcm to it. The wire that connects is on pin 6 of the solenoid...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Concorde - cooling fans don't come 'on', coolant temp, variable resistance
coolant temp, variable resistance, car cold: Hi Ted, It appears to me that the coolant temp signal is not getting through to the computer or the sensor is inaccurate. It is located next to the thermostat housing and has a tan/black wire and a black/light blue wire. The former is attached to pin 2 of...

Chrysler Repair: 97 chrysler sebring - intermitten blinkers, chrysler sebring, turn signal flasher
chrysler sebring, turn signal flasher, flasher relay: COMBINATION FLASHER The turn signal flasher and the hazard warning flasher are combined into one unit called a combination flasher (combo-flasher) An inoperative or incomplete turn signal circuit will result in an increase in flasher speed. The flasher...

Chrysler Repair: 97 Neon: Starter motor only 'clicks', solenoid switch, starter solenoid
solenoid switch, starter solenoid, starter motor: Hi Linda, The brown wire is from the engine starter motor relay and it goes to the starter solenoid switch whose purpose is to connect the battery to the starter motor and to operate the bendix gear unit which connects the starter gear to the engine flex...

Chrysler Repair: 97 Neon: no turn signals/radio/speedometer, blower, amp fuse, continuity tester
amp fuse, continuity tester, fuse box: Hi Linda, If you are speaking of the fuse 2 (I don t understand what you mean by group D ) as I described its location, then the only reason for not getting power to fuses 5-8 in the fuse box is that the specific section of the ignition switch which handle...

Chrysler Repair: 97 Plymouth Voyager: no control of air distribution inside the van, plymouth voyager, calibration tests
plymouth voyager, calibration tests, postal mail: Hi Cliff, There is a mode door that has to move for the air to be directed to the various vents. There is an electrically operated mode door actuator that does that and it is controlled by the body computer. There is a sensor as well that feeds back info...

Chrysler Repair: '97 Sebring conv. JX - blinkers intermittently working, chrysler sebring, turn signals
chrysler sebring, turn signals, multifunction switch: Hi Candy, I see only one common electrical connection between the turn signals and the tach/odometer: they both share a common ground current return pathway to the battery which if that were loose could cause an on-again/off-again kind of behavior so lets...

Chrysler Repair: '97 T&C stalls, crankshaft position sensor, chrysler town and country
crankshaft position sensor, chrysler town and country, country cruise: Hi Danett, The 12 code means the battery supply to the controller was disconnected recently (last 50-100 key on-off cycles). If that is not known to have happened then you may have a loose battery cable attachment to the battery. The 11 code may well explain...

Chrysler Repair: '97 voyager stall when turning right, clockspring, tie rods
clockspring, tie rods, wire harness: Hi Johnnie, I can t come up with a right turn-dependent reason for a stall, except possibly a short circuit in a wire in the steering column/steering wheel interconnection (called the clockspring) but there is nothing I know in that harness that would affect...

Chrysler Repair: 98 2.4L: runs without the cam sensor, but not with it!, pulley bolt, crank pulley
pulley bolt, crank pulley, crank sensor: Hi Yue, By timing, it jumped I assume you mean the cam/crank timing marks were off . Please let me know if otherwise. It is an interesting phenomenon that you discovered. I will try to keep it in mind if anyone else has this symptom. If you would like...

Chrysler Repair: 98 neon over heating, radiator fans, dodge neon
radiator fans, dodge neon, pooo: Hi, I would suspect that one of the injectors is leaking or has a bad wire connection to the pcm. That would cause the rich mixture, the 02 sensor codes, and the misfiring, and possibly the overheating for that reason. The 11 code says there is an issue with...

Chrysler Repair: 98 Sebring Starter, starter solenoid, fuse block
starter solenoid, fuse block, starter relay: Hi Jeff, I assume you have the Sebring covertible. You missed the relays in the rear of the box, down a level below the front relays. The back most relays are for the cooling fan. The next to back relays are the ASD (inboard) and the starter relay (outboard)....

Chrysler Repair: '98 TOWN & COUNTRY: anti-theft system not disarming, car repair shop, vtss
car repair shop, vtss, chrysler town: What you observed is very common with this vintage of the van. There is likely a cold solder joint between one of the pins on the socket for the plug on the back side of the cluster and the circuit board of the cluster. So remove the cluster and take a soldering...

Chrysler Repair: '99 2.5L V-6: P0300 multiple cylinder misfire, exhaust gas recirculation valve, screwdriver blade
exhaust gas recirculation valve, screwdriver blade, penetrating lubricant: Hi Irma, It is interesting that the 3 cylinders that are drawing a specific code (1,3,5) are all on the same cylinder bank (the one closer to the firewall. It suggests that we focus on those specifically and perhaps not pay too much attention to those factors...

Chrysler Repair: '99 Caravan transmission not shifting at 40mph?, transmission control module, 4 digit numbers
transmission control module, 4 digit numbers, circut board: Hi Kym, The cluster is probably a cold solder connection of one of the pins on one of the two plugs into the cluster s circut board. You could remove the cluster and touch a solder pencil to each of the pins to reheat the solder at these connection points....

Chrysler Repair: '99 Chrysler 3.8L: no start problem solved/pcm harness wires melted together, diagnostic scanner, fuse panel
diagnostic scanner, fuse panel, battery source: Hi Morgan, I am really pleased to have helped you and Brian find out why that strange behavior with the code reader being needed to get the engine to start. Was there a reason for the harness getting melted, such as it being to near the exhaust system? I...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS 3.5 overheating, head gasket leak, radiator coolant
head gasket leak, radiator coolant, coolant tank: There are many reasons for overheating: Low coolant level prior to most recent driving trip Loss of coolant during recent trip due to: leak in hose, radiator, water pump or elsewhere in engine (such as a head gasket leak which would cause coolant loss out...

Chrysler Repair: '99 LHS gauges, fuel guage, edgewood ave
fuel guage, edgewood ave, postal mail: Hi Chris, You clearly have the SKIM. I will copy the pages from the manual and the relevant wiring diagrams. Then you can work through this problem. Try lock/unlock the driver door and if that doesn t work try the passenger door, using a key. That may cancel...

Chrysler Repair: 99' LHS no spark, spark coils, check fuse
spark coils, check fuse, 1999 chrysler lhs: Try pulling the ASD relay and put a jumper from the back pin to the front pin. That will start the fuel pump and the power to the spark coils. Then try and start it and see if it runs well. Of course don t drive around with it that way for long because it...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS: Throttle/lack of power, intake manifold gasket, hill slope
intake manifold gasket, hill slope, cam sensor: Hi Marvin, All I can suggest is that you disconnect the battery for a minute to erase any stale codes, then start it and try to accelerate it, and then try for another fault code readout. Maybe a new or possibly a renewal of an old code will give you a clue...

Chrysler Repair: 99 LHS: Throttle opening doesn't change idle, upper intake manifold, coolant temp
upper intake manifold, coolant temp, cam sensor: Hi Marvin, It could be that you have a leak in the intake manifold gasket somewhere around the circumference of the upper intake manifold such that the additional air admitted through the throttle makes little or no difference in comparison to the leaked...

Chrysler Repair: 99 T&C hesitating on acceleration, chrysler town and country, o2 sensor
chrysler town and country, o2 sensor, coolant temperature: Symptom: P-0138 1/2 O2 SENSOR SHORTED TO VOLTAGE When Monitored and Set Condition: P-0138 1/2 O2 SENSOR SHORTED TO VOLTAGE When Monitored: With the engine running for more than 2 minutes and coolant temperature above 76 degrees C (170 degrees F). Set...

Chrysler Repair: AC cut-off problem on '02 Sebring 6 cyl. 2.7, coolant temp, coolant system
coolant temp, coolant system, engine coolant: Hi Al, There are 8 pages in the manual that show the various sensors I described and their function/replacement. I can xerox copy and mail you those. If you would care to cover my costs you could send me back three 44-cent stamps after you receive them. There...

Chrysler Repair: Battery going flat (discharging): '02 minivan, chrysler grand voyager, internal colors
chrysler grand voyager, internal colors, grand voyager: If there were, they would be in a fuse box under the dash on the left side which was used up to 00. I believe you would have the integrated power module with all of the fuses and relays in that single module under the hood. Unless, of course, they delayed...

Chrysler Repair: No power brake/hissing sound in cabin: LH car, master brake cylinder, power brake booster
master brake cylinder, power brake booster, piston rod: Hi Darin, It sounds to me like your power brake booster is defective as you have no power brake action and the noise sounds like it is coming from the pedal area. The booster is actually mounted on the firewall and the master brake piston rod goes right through...

Chrysler Repair: bcm or pcm?: overhead console/ac panel lights 'out-- '96 T&C, bcm, fuse box
bcm, fuse box, screws: Hi Anthony, Did you verify that you have 12v on the fuse; it could be the ignition switch or a wire to the fuse? The bcm is attached physically to the underdash fuse box, so you remove the combo from under the dash and then remove the screws that hold them...

Chrysler Repair: Electric Fan: '95 LH body, side exhaust manifold, 1995 chrysler concorde
side exhaust manifold, 1995 chrysler concorde, exhaust gas recirculation valve: It makes me think the fan is drawing too much current. Try unplugging it at its nearby connector and jump directly from the battery to by-pass the relay entirely, and see if it does the same thing, or do what I suggested, eg exchange the fan relays and see...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler Grand Voyager 3.3l V6 Non starter, chrysler grand voyager, voyager 3
chrysler grand voyager, voyager 3, grand voyager: Hi Mike, If you hear the pump and you have spark, then I suspect that you have fuel pump action when you are trying to start it. So then it would appear to be a mixture issue. Have you tried getting fault codes using the ignition key: on-off-on-off-on and...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler radio, negative battery cable, chrysler concorde
negative battery cable, chrysler concorde, 2000 chrysler concorde: RADIO/TAPE/CD PLAYER REMOVAL 1.Open hood and disconnect the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post Negative Battery Cable Remote Terminal 2.Remove instrument panel center trim bezel. Refer to Group 8E, Instrument Panel and...

Chrysler Repair: Chrysler Sebring 05 timing chain replacement and cam shaft replacement, timing chain replacement, chrysler sebring
timing chain replacement, chrysler sebring, chrysler service: Hi Chris, What manual do you have? I am not familiar enough with this engine to offer you reliable advice on this situation. I would be glad to copy and postal mail you the pages from the Chrysler service manual if that would be of help. Just tell me a postal...