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Is a no crank situation due to faulty neutral safety switch?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Yes. Your car could have a bad neutral safety start switch but also by what you are saying it could be your starter solenoid. I can't find a specific place of where your neutral safety...
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Shaking while driving & sometimes while parked
It is very possible that you could have a motor mount issue because motor mounts are made of rubber and are meant to absorb any movements from the engine to make them unnoticeable to the driver. If the mount has...
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Popping noise, wheels won't turn
For your 2001 Chrysler LHS, the inner tie rods are attached to the steering gear with a retaining bolt and a lock tab. If the bolts are not torqued enough and the lock tab engaged, the bolts can back out...
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Car surges when stopped & suddenly dies while driving
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Chrysler LHS. Both of these problems can be dangerous and can only be diagnosed by verifying the problems first by a mechanic to diagnose them. A scan for codes may show...
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Driver's seat back collapses backwards while driving
Thanks for writing in about your 2001 Chrysler LHS. There is a recall for the seat back bolt causing the seat to loose recliner lock. The recall is 03V035000 recliner bolts 1970-01-01. You will have to call a dealer and...
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Car smells like something is burning or wet
Hello there. Based on the description you've provided, this seems to be a possible coolant leak onto a hot component of the engine such as on the exhaust pipe. Any part of the cooling system could be leaking. A good...
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No crank related to shifter cable?
If the cable has stretched, the position at the transmission, and the position shown on the shifter may not be the same. If possible, disconnect the cable at the transmission. Then shift the transmission to neutral by hand. Once this...
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No crank seems related to gears - 1995 Chrysler LHS
Hello. The neutral safety switch on your transmission (42LE) is internal to the transmission mounted on the valve body itself. To access and replace it, this requires dropping the transmission pan. There is a 10-pin plug going in through the...
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When I start my car I here a howling sound. I was thinking this might be the drive belt?
Hello there, many faults will cause a howling noise when your engine is running on your 2000 Chrysler LHS. The most common faults are the drive belt, belt tensioner, idler pulley, seized accessories, timing belt, or water pump. Many of...
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No crank - 1995 Chrysler LHS
Hi there. Your vehicle's no crank needs to be properly diagnosed. There are several possibilities for a no crank situation, such as a faulty ignition switch, a faulty starter relay, a faulty neutral safety switch, and faulty electrical connection(s) anywhere...
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3 part question. I have a 1994 chrysler lhs thats had the timing belt go out
The 3.5 ltr V6 is an interference engine. That means the valves and the pistons occupy the same space but at different times. The timing belt keeps the cams and crankshaft spinning in the proper time, so the valves and...
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The blower motor went out in my car
Vehicles with automatic climate control have a far more complex system than conventional manual knob or lever type systems. Automatic systems constantly monitor things like the in-car temperature, the temperature of the air it's blowing out, and where it blows...
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It starts smoking from the water pump .
It sounds like there is coolant leaking from the water pump and/or the water pump bearing is seizing causing the pump to run slowly (that would account for the overheating) and possibly causing a lot of friction with the drive...
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Hood release
This is actually a fairly common issue. It is possible that a linkage has broken, but more often, the hood release cable has stretched over time and needs to be replaced. In either situation, the cable and the interior handle...
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knocking noise in front end really loud in left hand curves and suttle driving straight.
Hi there. In most cases, a knocking sound as the car turns is caused by one of three different components on your Chrysler; the wheel bearing, tie rod end or the CV joint. It is always a good idea to...
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Car is leaking insane amounts of oil and is also overheating.
A failed head gasket could account for both the overheating and the oil leak but that is pure speculation as the overheating and the oil leak could also be totally unrelated. If you request an engine overheating diagnostic the responding...
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Car sounds like its not getting fuel cranks normal. Fuel pump is working. Fuses and relays good. crank no start. No codes
Hi There, Try starting the car and if it does not start, turn the key off and then pull one of the spark plugs out to see if it is wet with fuel. If the spark plug is dry, then...
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my transmission is puring out fluid and heating up
The cost to repair the transmission depends on whether you are experiencing a leak of fluid and then overheating or whether overheating is causing the transmission fluid to overheat, expand and escape through the vent. If the leak is in...
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Squeaking from tire
Squeaking from the wheels can be caused by a few components. The brake pad wear sensor can be the most common cause. Brake pads typically have a metal tab on them that starts to make contact with the brake rotor...
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My car shakes badly mostly between 40-70 mph and gets better when I left off gas.. Help plz
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most common cause of shaking is a misfire. Misfiring is a general term for any kind of issue with the combustion of the air fuel mixture in the combustion chambers. Start by having...

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