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2000 Chrysler Concorde

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2000 Chrysler Concorde Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The window glass lift plates tend to bend or break and cause the window glass to tilt and bind in the door. The lift plates can be replaced separately from the window regulator. In more severe cases, however, a new window regulator may also require replacement.

Engine -- Verified

A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians caution against spraying cleaner directly onto the throttle body as this may damage the throttle position sensor (TPS).

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Engine -- Verified

When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.

2000 Chrysler Concorde Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., January 24, 2000

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2000 Chrysler 300M, Concorde, Dodge Intrepid, Jeep Grand Cherokee models affected. The charge of the passenger side air bag inflator may be excessive. This could cause passenger occupant injury in a collision. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag module with a correctly charged module.

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

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The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

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Body, Interior & Misc., March 13, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT SHOULDER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE TURNING LOOP (ATL) TOP MOUNTING BOLT WAS INADEQUATELY MANUFACTURED.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 23, 2003

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SEAT BACK RECLINER BOLT BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK RECLINING UNEXPECTEDLY.

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Body, Interior & Misc., December 17, 2001

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On non-sunroof vehicles, there is a potential for injury if the occupant's head contacts the B-Pillar. Chrysler sent owners a storage bin accessory unit to attach to the B-Pillar to comply with safety regulations.

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2000 Chrysler Concorde Questions and Answers

doomed2perfection, 2000 Chrysler Concorde, 2.7L V6, Highland, CA

I JUST BOUGHT MY USED 2000 CONCORDE 3DAYS AGO. WHEN I NOTICED THE GAS LIGHT WAS ON AND I JUST PUT GAS. IS THE GAS LIGHT ALWAYS ON OR DOES IT ONLY SOME ON WHEN GAS IS TRUELY NEEDED?

Dave W, 2000 Chrysler Concorde, Hattiesburg, MS

A couple of months ago my check engine light came on. Since then have replaced MAP sensor, 2 oxygen sensors, new plugs, cleaned fuel injector twice. Still the light indicates burning rich. Check...

gwallace7, 2000 Chrysler Concorde, 2.7L V6, Myrtle Creek, OR

i was installing a stereo and sparked the continues power wire and now my interior light,automatic door locks and remoteless entry do not work and i have checked the fuse panel and all fuses are go...

funky, 2000 Chrysler Concorde, 3.2L V6, Marinette, WI

do you have to take the serpentine belt off in order to change the air conditioner belt?

nprbsk, 2000 Chrysler Concorde, 3.2L V6, Round Rock, TX

I want to recharge the refrigant myself, I would like to know how to do it, where is the tube which connects to the refigrant bottle locted? Do I need to vacuum the system first? Actually I want to...

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2000 Chrysler Concorde Reviews

Not a bad car overall.

We've had our 2000 Concorde LXI for 10 years. Babied it with any repair required. Chrome it up with bling and it's a sharp looking sporty/luxury car. It's become a family member. A woman hit us the other day and damaged the front door/fender. We sit at home fretting if the insurance comapany writes it off. It's only worth $3000 but worth the world to us. Took us on many comfortable trips. We are far from ready to let it go. I'm 50 and this is one of the nicest vehicles I've owned. Make sure it's the 3.2 litre.

Purchased vehicle 2002 A/C leaked extended warranty took care of repairs. Biggest head aches are sensors (timing and crank). Did thermastat myself, wife's car and she gets regular service on it. Interior now "feeling" old age cracked door trims and now passenger int. door handle panel broke and not an easy piece to find. My mechanic doesn't like it but we love it. Wife's park-n-ride car and family trip car, great milage and roomy. Wish they kept making them. Oh this is my second Concorde, first was a 1993 loved it too.

I have replaced so many things in this car, 75k, radiator, tie rods,starter, condenser, belts Window don,t go down all the way. the Ac is flaky, I spend so much money to fix the AC but still doesn't work right. Only thing I liked about this car was that it was roomy and has an automatic door lock when you start driving. I don,t recommend this car to anyone

At 125K, I love this car even though it has required some significant repairs. This car has one of the BEST RIDES I have ever experienced. It has large rear seating, a huge trunk, great handling, great acceleration, great premium sound, and more. I bought it new from the dealer, LXi, 3.2L, Gold, Leather, The Works. Now for the problems: AC evaporator went out in 2007, about $1300 to repair (remove dash, etc.). Since then, the AC has been anemic and temp control poor- I may need to replace AC pump; Steering Rack went bad in 2008 and it seems to be common on this series of vehicles, and it was about $1000 to repair-hard to find a inexpensive rebuilt steering rack; plastic door trim shrunk over the years and needs replacment, but not a biggie. Gas mileage has gotten worse over the years...about 15MPG in city driving, and about 18MPG highway. I plan to replace the engine if it ever goes bad. No tranny or engine problems in this 3.2L model I hear.

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