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Throttle light came on
Hello, if the throttle light just came on briefly and then went off, that would be normal operation. When the throttle light comes on briefly and goes off, it's letting you know that it is reducing power because it has...
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Can't shift gearstick
This is a very common problem on your vehicle. The problem is with the gear shift interlock solenoid. Luckily there is an access panel on the passenger side of the console that can be popped off. There is a small...
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Sometimes my car won't start
Hello, this happens a lot on this vehicle. This is a problem with the security system. The issue is not actually the security system but the computer CAN communication lines. These lines can have a poor connection causing the computer...
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Broken battery cable
Hello. It is common for the battery cables to break on this vehicle. Due to the location of the battery, there is not much give in the cable so over time vibration can cause the cable to break. If there...
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Thrown rod in car
Lack of lubrication can definitely result in a "thrown rod bearing." Bearings are cooled by oil flow, so lack of oil can result in bearing overheating and failure. The first thing I would do is add oil to the engine...
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Right front tire making noise
For this case, I would need a bit more information to give you a precise answer. A couple things that come to mind are cupped tires or a bad wheel bearing. Both of these items would cause a rotational noise...
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Car vibrating at 45 MPH
The speed you say the problem starts is just at the speed the transmission shifts into overdrive and locks up the transmission converter. The speed is also the time that most tire balance problems start to show up. Try to...
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2010 Chrysler 300 not getting operating temperature
The first thing you'd want to do is change the thermostat. It is a cheap part, so change the thermostat first to see if this remedies the problem. They often just don't heat to the operating temperature because the thermostat...
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Car running hot
Start by taking note of your coolant level. If low, you have a leak. You will need to pressure test the system to find the leaks if there are no obvious wet areas. If the level is normal, you may have...
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Gas tank leaks
Hello, sorry you're having problems with your gas tank. It might just be a loose or damaged filler hose that is leaking and needs to be replaced. I would recommend having a technician from YourMechanic come out and inspect the...
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Windshield wipers keep going
The windshield wiper motor has a parking circuit that will cause the motor to park home, and the wiper blades to shut off, when you turn off the wipers at the switch. If a problem is encountered where the wiper...
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Speedometer broken
One of two things has likely failed here: the speed sensor in the transmission, or the speedometer assembly. A computer scan will see whether the dash is getting a signal from the speed sensor. I recommend having a mechanic, such...
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AC only blowing out hot air
Generally a bad tensioner will make noise at all times when the engine is running. If the noise only happens when the AC is turned on then the compressor is at fault. The use of an engine stethoscope can help...
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Key will not turn to start the car
Hello. This can be as simple as a dead battery. If the battery is low enough, then this will occur. I typically start by load testing the battery to see if that is the problem. If the battery is fine...
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Electronic Throttle light is on
Hello. Since the Check Engine Light is on, I typically start by scanning the computer for codes. This would give me a good starting point as to where the problem is. Usually when these symptoms happen together, it is caused...
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Heater/AC blows a burning smell
Hello. It sounds like you have a burnt out wiper motor. Due to the motors location, when it fails, the smell from the motor enters the ventilation system in the car. I typically start by checking the power going to...
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Car sounds like box spring
If you are getting noise from the front springs or bumps when stopping, then the spring insulators may be out of position or missing. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, check this out for you...
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Car cutting off
I would need more information on what repairs were performed to be able to give a more full answer. But by cutting off, I am assuming the car stops running. This could be be caused by a few things, such...
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Ignition and fuse box burned up
Electrical issues are something that definitely should be assessed by a technician. The fuse box may in fact still be intact but depending on what happened, you could need wiring harnesses, terminal repairs, etc. Wiring that is routed improperly, of...
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At 150000 miles, should the timing belt be replaced? - 2008 Chrysler 300
We would first need to know which engine your vehicle is equipped with to get the specific information. Some engines have a timing belt, and others have a timing chain. In either case, if the chain/belt has not been replaced...

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