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How do I replace my thermostat housing on my 2008 Chrysler 300
Hi there. Replacing this part does not require a lot of knowledge of cars, but you do need to have some mechanical experience to keep you from damaging anything. The thermostat housing can easily be broken when installing it if...
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Won't start and has not electrical power.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is a voltage. If there is not voltage or a very little voltage, then I recommend replacing the battery. If there is a voltage and it is lower than 12.4 volts,...
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Car won't start ... codes fuel level sensor b and fuel level sensor a
Hi there: You might want to have a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection, so they can download all of the error codes. The fuel level sensor a and b code can be...
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I replace the thermostat and was told to drive it for engine light to go out but its still on after 5 days what can i do?
Anytime a vehicle repair is performed to remedy faults that arise from a check engine light (CEL) diagnostic, at the conclusion of the repair, a professional mechanic uses an appropriate scan tool to turn OFF the check engine light. The...
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Battery saver mode came on again?
Hi there. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight and clean. Check the wires on the alternator and make sure that they are clean and tight. Check the ground circuit on the fuse box and insure...
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ETC ISSUES Chrysler 2005 limited
There several potential causes for this. First, there could be a vacuum leak somewhere. In addition, a relearn procedure must be performed after replace the ETC actuator. It's possible that the dealer missed this step. Finally, there could be a...
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What causes brake to grab? It it a serious problem? Should I have the dealership to investigate the problem.
If the brakes on a car are not functioning properly, they absolutely should be inspected and repaired. Among the many causes of grabbing brakes are contaminated brake pads (dust, grease, fluid), misaligned calipers, loose brake mounting bolts, seized caliper pistons...
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Car stalls after fueling
It sounds like you may have a problem with your evaporative emissions system. Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside,...
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Grinding noise at the front end
I would recommend having the vehicle inspected by a quaified professional to determine the source of the noise as soon as possible. This noise could be related to [transmission damage]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/grinding-sound-from-transmission-inspection), differential damage, driveshaft issues, [wheel bearings]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/wheel-bearings-replacement), brakes, or more. Consider...
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Grinding noise
I would recommend having the vehicle inspected by a quaified professional to determine the source of the noise as soon as possible. This noise could be related to [transmission damage]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/grinding-sound-from-transmission-inspection), differential damage, driveshaft issues, [wheel bearings]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/wheel-bearings-replacement), brakes, or more. Consider...
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I have a Chrys 300, when I turn it on and put it into drive I hear a grinding noise. I think it's the drive shaft or differential.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to repair the driveshaft or differential from making a grinding noise.
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Intermittent starting problem on my 2008 Chrysler 300C Hemi.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like potentially a faulty starter relay or a bad ignition switch. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key....
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How much to change camshaft?
Hi there Reggie. Replacing a camshaft is a rather complex mechanical service, that requires specialized tools and machining equipment to do correctly. It also requires internal engine component upgrades such as cylinder head hardware to work correctly. Since our mobile...
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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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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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There is a red lightning bolt light that has came on my dash. What does this mean?
Hi there. The lightning bolt on the dash means that there is a problem with the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. Get a code reader and scan the engine for any logged codes. The light may be on...
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Does extreme cold weather cause a car to heat up so fast,temperature gauge getting to the top
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you have only water in the radiator, and no antifreeze then more than just overheating can happen Often the freeze plugs in the engine will pop out causing issues, the engine block can...
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I think my motor is toast.
It's possible you have major engine damage but to rule this in or out, the best thing to do is schedule an engine diagnostic. One quick test you can do is a compression test. Obviously, if compression is super low...
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What is the best year for Chrysler 300?
Hi there. Every vehicle has a maintenance schedule regardless of the year, but for your question, the year that had the least amount of work done on the Chrysler 300 is 2007 and 2010. Every vehicle is different and breaks...
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Shop says my coolant system hoses need to be replaced immediately. What does that mean? 2010 Chrysler 300
Hi there - your shop may be legitimately looking out for you by warning that your radiator/coolant hoses need replacement. They do "age" with both heat cycles (hot/cold/hot/cold) and time - ozone in the air damages all rubber over time....

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