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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...
2012 Chrysler 200 vs. 2012 Chevrolet Malibu: Which One Should I Buy?
When you are looking for a small-range sedan, you need to get somewhere quickly and inexpensively, and may even need to take a few kids with you. Slightly larger than a commuter car, these mid-size options offer decent...

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Rattles and shakes on startup
To have a technician verify the condition you could leave your car overnight with the dealer or contact YourMechanic and schedule an early appointment so either technician would be there to start the vehicle first thing in the morning. ...
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New car but the transmission totally died out
I found the transmission has a recall to reprogram the control module to fix drive complaints. The recall RC-R01-15 covers reprogramming the modules that control the transmission and engine. The recall does not state your exact problem and only states...
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Electrics issue in a relatively new car
Most of the electrical systems in your car are controlled by a module that controls power to the components when you want power. When you leave your vehicle and lock your doors it will stay active for a short time,...
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More brake noise than there should be, low mileage
The brakes squeaking can be caused by the brakes overheating either from a caliper issue or glazed rotors and pads. When it comes to doing brake repairs, a brake job consisting of rotors and brake pads can only be part...
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Rough transmission, is it broken?
The shifting on your transmission is computer controlled and you are not alone with harsh transmission shifting complaints. There are lots of owners that have the same or similar issues you are having. The manufacturer and its dealers have not...
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Heater stopped working while weather is very cold
Your vehicle has automatic temperature control between the drivers side and the passenger side through use of an infrared sensor that measures the temperature of drivers and passenger seat area and adjusts the output air temperature to maintain and keep...
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Lots of engine noise, car is too new to have this problem
The issue you are experiencing is the engine and transmission during a cold start and warm up cycle. Your driving experience until the engine warms up can be different than after it is warm. There is a manufacturer recall that...
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The emergency brake activates itself, doesn’t feel safe
Talk to your dealer to check if your vehicle qualifies for recall RC-R01-15 to reprogram your transmission and engine control modules. Since your parking brake is electronic, it may be fixed with this recall. The dealer will verify your vehicle...
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Headlights are really dim, car is brand new
The headlight system on your car is controlled by a module and this module will put out a low voltage to the headlights on low beam and maximum voltage on high beam. The lighting system is programmed in the module...
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Car won't accelerate and warning light flashing.
The flashing light you are seeing is most likely your Check Engine Light. When the Check Engine Light is solid, then this is letting you know that there is a problem with the emissions system in your vehicle. When...
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Engine stalls when I stop
First off you are doing nothing wrong. There are many owners with the same issue and an investigation was issued and closed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2012. The manufacturer stated they have a computer update...
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Antifreeze leaking
I would recommend having a knowledgeable technician perform a pressure check on the cooling system. Sometimes a visual inspection alone can be inconclusive, so a pressure check will determine the exact location of the leak so that an appropriate repair...
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Steering wheel shaking
A shaking steering wheel at low speeds can be caused by tires that are out-of-round or badly worn due to some failed suspension component. Have a technician, such as our experts here at YourMechanic, check for looseness in the front...
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Diesel in gas tank
While not common I have seen it happen before. The repair is quite extensive. The fuel tank will need to be removed and emptied and the entire fuel system flushed. I suggest possibly getting a mechanic such as one from...
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Issues with heating in the car
The problem is in the air flow control in the evaporator case. The case has multiple actuators that control the air temperature and air flow to the different vents. One of these actuators that controls the air flow to the...
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Brakes squeak going in reverse
This is a problem that may not be able to be fixed. The noise is from the brake pad material metal in the pads squeaking on the rotors when you go in the opposite direction of the pad's normal...
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Advice on installing interior LED lights
I would suggest running your own separate wire system to the battery and keeping the lights separate from any interior systems. The wiring in this vehicle controls everything through modules, and if you tap into the modules, they could cause...
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Transmission slipping while downshifting
The shifting may be normal, but there is a software update to change the shifting strategy. Take the vehicle to a dealer and they can update the software for you. If you are out of warranty, then there may be...

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