1992 Plymouth Acclaim Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Plymouth Acclaim

1992 Plymouth Acclaim Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

On 4cylinder engines, engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gasket, cam plug, and cylinder head gasket.

Hesitation caused by plugged EGR back pressure tube

A hesitation on acceleration may be caused by carbon build up on the EGR valve back pressure tube. Cleaning the tube will generally restore proper EGR system operation, eliminating the associated hesitation.

Driveability concerns due to intake valve deposits

Various driveability concerns can be caused by deposits on the back of the intake valves. Fuel injector cleaner has shown reasonable results cleaning light deposits.

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1992 Plymouth Acclaim Questions

What could be causing the tick in my engine? 1992 Plymouth Acclaim (1 answer)

Recently had to replace the oil pan, and then replace the gasket again because it was done incorrectly the first time. I know lack of proper oil flow can have really bad effects, so I am just trying to figure out where to start and see if it is even worth it.

Where is the electric trunk release button on my friend's '92 Acclaim? (3 answers)

My friend noticed, long after he bought it, that it seems to be wired for it, but can't find the actuator switch. It doesn't seem to be in the glove box.

why car brakes seem to slip when appied quickly, abs light occasionally on? (1 answer)

brakes slip when stopping quickly
abs light comes on occasionally,
rattling noise near rear left wheel

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1992 Plymouth Acclaim Reviews

front end popping noise don't know if it ball joint are sturt
This car was bought when it had 35m on it, now has 162m on it! It's been a very dependable car. Great on gas mileage. Parts have been hard to find here lately, but I really don't need to replace alot of items.. just added some driving lights under the bumper..really helps. Only real problems has been the AC pump squeaking when turned on and here lately when it gets hot outside, it shuts down o...
Over all good vehicle. Lots of power. With good fuel mileage. What more can you ask for? Has a very basic, but comfy and roomy interior. The 3 speed automatic tranny with lock up torque converter is awsome. Very nice power bands throughout all gears and drives effortlessly on the highway.

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