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Starting issues
Hi There, The lightening bolt refers to a warning indicating there is a problem with the electronic throttle control system. Occasionally, this can happen when there is an electrical glitch in the computer. Try doing the following to see if...
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Over heating
Hi there. There are a few things that can cause overheating especially after replacing a coolant system component. In most cases, this is due to air bubbles being trapped in the coolant lines. All newer vehicles have a specific procedure...
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Can i use synthetic oil blend or reg ular oil
Hi there. Chrysler recommends a MOPAR® API Certified SAE 5W-20 engine oil meeting the requirements of Chrysler Group LLC Material Standard MS-6395. However, to my knowledge, there is no stipulation that the oil must be full synthetic. If there is...
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Fuel Pump
Hello, The fuel pump in most vehicles today can sometimes last the life of the vehicle and generally is not something that needs to be changed regularly as a part of your maintenance schedule. You will want to keep on...
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Thermostat replacement on my engine.
The thermostat housing is held on by 2 bolts. The back bolt could be either removed by using a universal type of extension and tool on your ratchet, or removing the intake manifold to gain access to the bolt location....
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It happened a few time and a message will come up saying shift to P I don't know what that means.
Hello. Shift to P would indicate that the vehicle is reminding you to shift into Park. This indicator should not be going off when the vehicle is in motion but only when the vehicle is stopped. If the shifter park...
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what type of oil should I use for my 2017 Chrysler 200s
Your engine requires 0w20 oil. You should always follow the recommended oil that is printed on the oil cap of the engine and in the owner's operator manual.
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Thermostat stuck
If you are referring to the engine cooling system thermostat, if that thermostat is stuck closed or partly closed, your engine will overheat but such will be obvious upon reading the engine temperature gauge on the instrument panel. Obviously, if...
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Oil
In this vehicle, for the 2.4L engine, the Owner's Manual recommends 0W-20 API certified motor oil that meets Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395. You may use 0W-20 synthetic engine oil provided that the synthetic oil meets Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395. MS-6395...
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What kind of oil should I use for my 2015 Chrysler 200 Unlimited?
The viscosity recommended by Chrysler is 5W20. You can use a good quality conventional or synthetic oil. Check your owner's manual for the specific specifications the oil should meet as they can change year to year, but MS-6395 is what...
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I just changed the battery
Hi There, It is a bit unclear what you are referring to by it acting funny. Unfortunately, we will need more detail as to the specific symptoms you are experiencing to further diagnose your vehicle. Things to consider when changing...
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Very low fuel efficiency
Your mileage is low compared to the EPA rating. Your vehicle was sold with a 3 yr/36,000 mi basic, 5 yr/60,000 mi powertrain warranty. In the event that there is an engine or transmission problem that accounts for the low...
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What happens if you put ow520 oil in a 2011 Chrysler 200?
Hi there- you will likely not notice any difference at all, and it is unlikely to cause any engine damage. The "0" (vs 5) rating has to do with the fluidity of the oil when it is coldest. It will...
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Fuse 33
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuse keeps blowing because something in the circuit has failed. Others have experienced the same issue with different errors in the circuit. This particular fuse is related to the radiator cooling fans. The...
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I have a 2013 Chrysler 200 and i just got the radiator changed but the gage still risies very high, could that mean i need a therm
Hi there. When you have an overheating problem after replacing the radiator, it can be caused by several different issues ranging from an obstruction in the coolant lines or heater core, the coolant having air bubbles in the lines, cooling...
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Autozone says the camshaft timing is "over retarded" and this is causing the engine light to be illuminated.
Try changing the engine oil and filter to a good type of oil and filter. This will help with the VCM system and keep it functioning properly. If the VCM continues to act up and cause the engine oil pressure...
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I need a power switch on driver side door
There are a few things that will keep a window from wanting to roll up. A failed window motor, bad regulator, failed switch, or bad wiring could all keep the window from rolling up. It will be necessary to remove...
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chrysler 2012 200,horn does not honk when you lock it with the remote
First check the vehicle settings. If you have a Menu button on the steering wheel, follow these instructions: Press and release the MENU button until “Personal Settings” displays. Press and release the DOWN button to display the following programmable features:Sound...
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Hi I put the hall front end in my car n know went i got to drive the cat won't moves
Hi There, What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the...
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What's the average cost with labor to repair a throttle body on a chrysler 200
Hi there. It really depends on what exactly you need replaced; or what's wrong with the throttle body or fuel system. If it's the electronic throttle controller then the replacement cost can range from $300 to $1,500 depending on the...

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