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Most reported 1996 Chrysler New Yorker problems

 

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The connector on the input and/or output speed sensors on the automatic transmission may become damaged causing intermittent loss of speed control. Our technicians tell us there are wiring repair kits available to repair this issue.

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Various transmission shudder type issues may be corrected by updating the software in the powertrain and transmission control modules.

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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.

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Automatic transmissions can exhibit a variety of shifting and noise concerns due to failure of internal components. Our technicians tell us that due to the fact numerous updated parts are available for this transmission a complete inspection of all internal parts should be performed if the transmission is disassembled for overhaul.

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Incorrect, worn, or contaminated automatic transmission fluid can cause shifting issues, noted mostly at speeds over 40mph. Our technicians tell us that repairs to correct this condition include changing the fluid and filter, driving the vehicle for 10miles and changing the fluid a second time.

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Various driveability issues may be the result of low fuel pressure due to a failed check valve inside the fuel pump. If this is found to be the case the fuel pump should be replaced.

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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).

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An engine misfire may be caused by corrosion at the ignition coil and/or spark plug terminals or from cracked or brittle insulation on the spark plug wires themselves. Our technicians recommend complete inspection of the spark plug wires and replacement as necessary when engine misfires occur. If corrosion is noted on the coil towers or spark plugs those affected parts should be replaced as well.

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Engine oil leaks commonly develop from the camshaft end plugs, cylinder head, valve cover gaskets, and spark plug tube seals. Oil leaking into the spark plug tubes can cause the engine to misfire.

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The Check Engine Light may illuminate along with erratic shifting of the automatic transmission. Our technicians tell us that oil contamination or wire terminal damage at the transmission output speed sensor could be the cause.

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