Chrysler Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chrysler

Chrysler Problems

PCM/TCM Software Updates Will 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.

Failure of rear evaporator

I have had the Van for 2 months. The A/C was hissing and then blowing warm air. Lucky still have the manufactures warrenty and I am told the rear evaporater needs to be replaced. I am still waiting for this part to arrive so far 1 week has passed and it will be July this week. I need this fixed asap.

Rear Lift Gate Support Attaching Bolts May Break

The rear lift gate support (prop) attaching bolts may break, causing the lift gate to fall unexpectedly. Thorough inspection of the bolts is required; if the support washers are loose, the supports need to be replaced.

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Chrysler Questions

I think when ever I run my air condition and turn the car off the car won't start right away it takes a while to start back again what could that be (1 answer)

I have noticed it was every time I ran the air condition

Engine light is on, car sputters when I accelerate on the gas. How do I fix carbon buildup my self (1 answer)

No codes are show in model

How to test door sensors that are leaving the interior lights on. (1 answer)

The interior lights won't turn off after the doors are closed. It does not seem to be in the headlight or interior dimmer switch. I believe it is in the sensor that tells whether the door is open or closed. How do I determine which one?

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Chrysler Recalls

Vehicle Does Not Notify When Not In Park With The Door Open

The vehicle may not notify the occupants that the vehicle is not shifted to the park position when a door is opened, resulting in an occupant not knowing that the vehicle is not secured in park, the vehicle possibly rolling away and risking injury. Dealers will update the vehicle software to mitigate the risk of vehicle roll-away free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag May Improperly Deploy In A Crash

During service work that necessitated replacement of the passenger seat cushion or the Occupant Classification Module, additional needed parts may not have been replaced. This could result in the passenger frontal air bag not deploying properly. Dealers will install a new Occupant Classification Module and Seat Cushion Foam service kit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chrysler Reviews

I have a 2003 Cruiser Limited. I like it pretty well, but am going on my 3rd starter since November and the last replacement was just a week ago. So I'm w/o transportation again. Does anyone have any ideas what might be causing this to happen? Don't want to be stranded, mjham
Bought my cirrus for 500 dollars drove for 1 1\2 years with only having to put tires on it now I think the fuel pump has went out of it haven't decided whether to fix it or just get rid of it. But has been a very dependable car.
I bought car new, have had it 7 years and 86,700 miles. Replaced Brakes and Rotors at 56,000 miles, had trans flushed at 60,000 miles Only problem I've had is my leather seats have vinyl on bolsters , driver seat bolster cracked after this last really cold winter. Car had 80,000 miles on it.I got rid of the original garbage YOKOHAMA tires at 35,000 miles, put on Cooper 's and there still pe...

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