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Understanding the Chrysler Oil Change Indicator and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Chrysler Oil Change Indicator lets you know when and what service your car needs.
How to Customize a Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300 is an extremely popular model of sedan with sleek styling reminiscent of more expensive brands like the Bentley at a far more affordable price. It’s a...
Chrysler Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you are shopping for a used Chrysler vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is...
How to Get Chrysler Dealership Certified
Chrysler car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through the MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program).
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chrysler 200
In 2011, Chrysler completely overhauled, updated, and remodeled their entire line, including the introduction of the new Chrysler 200. This reimagining of the old, boring Dodge Sebring sedan was already an exciting move...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country
While the Chrysler Town & Country has been in production for over half a century, the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country is anything but old-fashioned. The model got a huge overhaul...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300 is a large luxury sedan that looks great, handles well, and has more power than many realize. Chrysler was once one of the biggest automakers in the world, and with...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Ram
While Chrysler has decided to give Ram its very own division, it seems impossible not to think of the Ram 1500 as a Dodge. After all, you’ll still buy your 2012 Ram at...
2012 Chrysler 200 vs. 2012 Chevrolet Malibu: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Massage Therapist
If you're a massage therapist, one of the cornerstones of your business has to be that you don’t keep your clients waiting. That means you need a vehicle that’s reliable. You...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Interior Designer
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're Over 50
Shopping for a car when you’re over the age of 50 begins to shift a bit, as your priorities tend to change. Suddenly it’s not so much about what the vehicle...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Get Motion Sickness
For people that suffer from motion sickness, even on the shortest car trip, riding in a vehicle can prove to be unbearable. What’s great is that there are a number of cars...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Rock Climber
If you’re a rock climber, you want a vehicle that gets you where you need to go, even if the terrain gets rough. You may be living out of your vehicle at...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Caterer
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I'm having what I believe is an oil problem.
If you have checked your oil level and verified it to be low, it is very possible that you have an oil leak. This is even more likely considering that the oil needed to be topped off. If you can...
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Automatic Shut down relay going bad? Car starts and then stalls at irregular times. 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Hello - yes, the Auto Shutdown (ASD) Relay the likely failed component here. The behavior you describe is precisely the failure pattern for this component - car runs for a while, relay contacts (which are burned at this point) get...
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What is the code P1128 on a 09 Chrysler Town and country
Code p1128 refers to "Closed loop fueling not achieved", meaning that for some reason the engine is not reaching a state where it is able to run using the information from the engine sensors. When the engine is first started,...
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my thermostat housing is leaking
Hi there: Most of the time when the thermostat housing is leaking it's caused by dirt or debris that may not have been fully cleaned out when it was replaced. This will cause the gasket to not seal correctly. Other...
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I have a leak in the coolant system that I have narrowed to I believe is the water inlet tube off of the lower radiator hose.
First off, I would say it would be best to pressure test the cooling system to verify where the coolant is coming from. With the complexity of repairs to the cooling system on this vehicle, it may be worth the...
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Can I replace my pump myself
The water pump requires the replacement of the timing belt at the same time as the water pump is replaced due to coolant leaking onto the timing belt may cause damage to the belt and cause premature belt failure if...
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Why is my engine knocking?
A loud knocking noise coming from the engine can be any of several issues. Having to put 5 quarts of oil in the engine means that the engine was completely empty, basically. The engine oil's main purpose is lubrication, and...
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Battery is not charging properly
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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Where is the fuel filter on a 1992 Chrysler imperial
The fuel filter is located on the passenger frame rail. It should be located on the inside of the frame rail, typically just in front of the fuel tank.
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Battery light turned on, car started running weirdly and it essentially died. Was able to jumpstart briefly, but it died again
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Why did my 2006 Chrysler Pacifica jump 33,000 miles overnight
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My windshield wipers only have one speed
Wiper speed not changing with settings can be caused by a couple of different things. The wiper switch may have broken mechanical contacts or broken electrical circuits internally. Also, the wiper motor may have electrical issues. AN internal resistor may...
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Black soot and bad smell coming from the heater vents.
Hi there. Sounds like the cabin air filter to the heating and a/c system is degrading and peeling apart. The stuff that is coming out into the cabin area is a filter full of dirt and debris. I recommend replacing...
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I can hear my wipers wanting to work
Hi there: In many cases, this issue is caused by the wiper arms being loose or stripped on the wiper motor mounts. It could also be caused by components inside the wiper motor that are damaged and need to...
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engine shakes violently when car turned on
Hello. The vibration, bad gas mileage, and lack of power are all signs of a misfire. Your engine is essentially skipping a beat or two. This causes the combustion cycles to fall into an unusual rhythm. There are many reasons...
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Blinkers not working
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2010 Chrysler falling apart
Hi there. From description you have provided, it would appear it's time to find another repair facility. The ETC (electronic throttle control) and TCS (traction control system) lights coming on are most likely related to the rough idle. This may...
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Pt cruiser dieing when I remove my foot from the accelerated.
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Brakes spongy because of leaks in lines leading to rear wheels
Hi there. The brake pedal travelling without resistance upon brake apply, is related to the rear brake lines leaking. This is a safety concern and the vehicle should not be driven until repairs are performed. I recommend having your vehicle's...
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Coolant and noise issue
Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump leaking. The most common place for the water pump to leak from is the pulley shaft seal which is...

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