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Hello I have a question I have a 2005 Chrysler and my check ingen light came on and my the lightning bult I tryed starting it and
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
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when should the serpentine belt be changed
The drive belts on your vehicle should be replaced every 120,000 miles. However, you should regularly perform a visual inspection of the belts obviously looking for unusual wear, damage, or defects. In addition, if any noises from the pulleys or...
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What can it be if its not the throttle body?
The throttle body is a common failure on Chrysler's, but there is another component that is key to the throttle system on your car. The gas pedal assembly has a sensor very similar to the throttle body and is an...
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Timing belt
Hi there. You need to slowly move each of the sprockets into the correct position by hand. If you notice any binding then you need to stop so that nothing bends. Hopefully when you started it you didn't bend anything....
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Steering wheel shakes when braking
Since you have already replaced the front and rear rotors, I suspect the problem is in the steering or suspension. The first thing that comes to mind is a worn wheel bearing/hub assembly, but other parts of the steering/suspension could...
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Oil leaking
Oil can leak from the valve cover gaskets, the oil pressure sending unit, the front and rear crankshaft seals, camshaft seals and through any o-ring that seals sensors to the block or head. It is possible to have multiple leak...
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High idle problem.
High engine idle can result from things like vacuum leaks, a dirty or faulty idle air control valve or potentially an improperly adjusted throttle stop. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel...
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Gear shift stuck in park.
The most common cause is the gear shift selector mechanism plastic lock release in the center console falls apart. The fix is to replace the shift control mechanism under the center console. There may be some aftermarket repair parts available,...
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Gear shift lever stuck in Park
This is a very common problem for your type of vehicle. Oftentimes, there is a component in the shifter mechanism that fails, and causes the shifter to be unable to come out of park. The repair for this is to...
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ESP/BAS Light.
Hi there. These lights can come on for any number of reasons. If they came on right after the battery was replaced then you may have caused a fuse to blow or may have caused a short. Any time there...
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ESP BAS light on
Your Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Indicator Light / Brake Assist System (BAS) Warning Light is a common issue with Chrysler. Start with checking the electrical system. Remove the battery cables and clean them well. Next, check the ground connection at...
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Electric problems
Hello - this sounds like a real mess! Check fuses first of course, to eliminate the simple problems. Then, it's time to break out the electrical diagnostic equipment and dive into the wiring. There are likely multiple wiring and/or connector...
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coolant leaking from under car
Hello. A coolant leak can come from a number of places under the hood. Typically, if it just started smoking all of a sudden, it is because a hose failed or the water pump is leaking. I typically get...
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car won't start.
A possibility is a faulty ignition switch. If the switch opens after the car starts, the engine will shut off. But, that is just a possibility and a diagnostic would have to be performed to rule that in or out....
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Car runs hot
The Check Engine Light may have more to do with the engine than the temperature condition. The engine would need to be checked to see if the radiator is flowing coolant properly, and not partially clogged. The thermostat should be...
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Can't shift out of Park
The shift mechanism has a solenoid that is part of the mechanism, which may have broken the small lever that releases the lock that enables the shifter to get out of Park. The fix is to replace the shifter assembly....
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Battery and alternator issues.
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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Abs light on
The brake fluid reservoir is part of the brake master cylinder. It is located on the drivers side of the engine bay at the back on the firewall. The reservoir will have markings on it as to the maximum fill...
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Loss of all acceleration after hard acceleration and check engine like blinking
You could have an engine or transmission problem causing the computer to go into failsafe mode and limit power and would need to have the computer scanned for the failure codes stored for the cause of the problem. You may...
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2006 Chrysler 300 won't start but dashboards light up , there's sound. Car won't turnover or crank at all . Please help
Although the battery is new, it still should be load tested to ensure that the issue is not a faulty battery. Starter motors require a lot of current and just because the lights work, that doesn't mean the battery is...

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