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Chrysler ProblemsPCM/TCM Software Updates May Address Shifting Problems
If you experience rough shift and/or shuddering during gear shifting, software updates to the powertrain control and transmission control modules (PCM and TCM) are available which may address these problems. On higher mileage vehicles, a mechanical failure may exhibit similar symptoms. Proper diagnoses should be performed before any repairs or software upgrades are attempted.
Shifting harshness and shuddering issues related to the operation of the automatic transmission have been addressed by factory service bulletins. The shuddering can feel like the vehicle is being driven over rumble strips.
Instrument cluster periodically failed. No speedo, gas gauge, tach, temp. gauge,etc.(had this same problem with 1995, and 1998 models of chrysler/dodge minivans, the 1999 would 'correct' if I hit the dash board just right, the others would not-I would just drive them without the gauges and eventually they would come back on). This 1999 had anti-theft also, so if instrument cluster was 'out' when trying to start the van, it would not start. I g...
Chrysler QuestionsThe battery,alt.&starter have been replaced but will only crank w/a jumpanysuges (2 answers)
Suggestions would help ,it's like the electrical system has a loose wire but traced every possible connection including fuses,relays&modules
I'm stuck & about to call it quits .help me somebody,its a 2007crysler sebring4cyl
The car was made in California, but the guy put in a non-California engine. I put new spark plugs, hoses, filters, and everything else I could touch on it. It surges on acceleration, only going up to 20rpm
Fuses are good, headlights good, NO highbeams and no fog lights (I don't care much about high beams/fog) we need help in troubleshooting the brake lights dilemma.
2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 5 speed. We just bought this car today and would like for it to be legit. I personally love my Subaru ...
Chrysler RecallsChassis Fasteners Not Tightened Properly
Fasteners that secure multiple chassis joints may not be torqued properly. Dealers will inspect the joints and tighten or replace the fasteners as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
Transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, resulting in the transmission unexpectedly shifting into neutral. Dealers will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp free of charge to resolve the concern.
A hydraulic transmission pump could seize and cause the transmission to stop functioning. Dealers will replace the transmission pump free of charge to resolve the concern.