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My car developed a very loud knocking sound.
It is possible the valve lifters are starved of oil due to a failure in the rocker arm. There are reported cases where the rocker dowel pins shear off. A direct consequence of that is oil starvation as the oil...
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My steering system is making noises, I don't know what the problem is
Perform a dry park steering check. Put the vehicle on a flat surface and have someone turn the wheels left and right quickly. While they are doing that, take a flashlight and look at the steering linkages under the vehicle....
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Battery cable issue - 1999 Chrysler 300M
Depending on how this was done, you may have shorted out the positive terminal to the ground by inadvertently completing the circuit to ground. When this happens, the positive terminal will not produce any current because it does not have...
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My oil light does not come on when the oil is low, and the heater only blows hot air for a short time.
When the oil pressure drops lower than 8 psi, then the oil light will come on. If the oil pressure drops and there is no light, then check the oil pressure sensor harness for power. If there is power, then...
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My car gets stuck in low gear when decelerating
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. It sounds like that the low speed shift sensor has failed in the transmission. This is common occurrence to the transmissions in the Chrysler vehicles. I recommend replacing the low speed shift sensor and...
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My car is over heating and blowing cold air.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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the shop costed me 378 dollars to replace camshaft sensor for 2004 chrysler 300M. am i being ripped off?
The camshaft position sensor itself, for your application, costs at most $30 if you buy it using the usual 30% off coupon(s) at the national auto parts chains. Even if you pay full fare, that is buy the genuine OEM...
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Car dies at idle
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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fuel leaking from engine
Fuel leaking from any location on the vehicle is a fire hazard, especially in the hot engine bay. Fuel leaking in the engine bay can be coming from a number of locations and components, such as: any of the 6...
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Car has been reving in park/idle at around 1000-3000 rpms
Code P0123 relates to the throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal....
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Won't Start
Hello! It sounds like you may have an issue relating to power getting from the battery to the starter. Since the power door locks do work, this suggests it is not an issue of battery connectivity, but perhaps power being...
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Takes off for a min then go press gas it sounds like its in neutral. 2004 Chrysler 300M
Hello, I would first check for any problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. Any problems detected by the transmission/powertrain controller will make diagnosis more accurate are rapid. Given you advanced mileage, your forward clutch pack(s)...
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I took an engine from a 2002 Dodge Intrepid and put it in a 2000 Chrysler 300M do I need to leave the fuse block under the hood fr
Hi there. I wish we could really help you, but the reality is that this type of engine swap always has issues like you've described, but the fuse box is only one part of the issue you're going to have...
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How many Oxygen Sensors? 2002 Chrysler 300M
Hello - there are 4 oxygen sensors, one before, and one after each catalytic converter. Since you have a dual exhaust system, there are 2 catalytic converters in the exhaust system. Hence, 4 total sensors in total. For assistance with...
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Roughly How much will it cost to fix an issue with my alternator not charging
Hello, and thank you for writing in. It sounds like you need a new alternator. That can be tested to make sure it's the issue. The exact price is going to vary based on the mechanic and what they charge...
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HELP! BATTERY LIGHT PROBLEMS
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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My gas pedal is stuck to the floor and it takes a little while for car to speed up as it once did.
The gas pedal is broken in your car. I recommend replacing the gas pedal and the throttle pedal position sensor on the gas pedal if the new pedal does not come with a new sensor. The gas pedal has a...
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what could cause your brakes to not stop if you have new brake shoes, pads, and have bled the brake line to master cylinder?
Hi there. Typically when you experience braking issues as you've described shortly after replacing pads and rear shoes, the problem is typically caused by a brake caliper or master cylinder problem. However, it could also be due to an installation...
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I have a 2002 Chrysler 300m that had been sitting up for a year. I replaced the rack and pinion but when backing up steering is hard.
Hi there. The issue with the steering being hard seems to be with the pump still having air in it. Start the engine and open the bleed valve slightly. Turn the steering wheel several times from left to right and...
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I have a 2002 Chrysler 300m that had been sitting up for a year. I replaced the rack and pinion but when backing up steering is hard. Plus I have a P0740 code.
Hi there. The issue with the steering being hard seems to be with the pump still having air in it. Start the engine and open the bleed valve slightly. Turn the steering wheel several times from left to right and...

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