Chrysler LeBaron Repair and Maintenance
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Chrysler LeBaron ProblemsEngine Start and Stall and/or Transmission Stuck in Second Gear
Vehicles may develop a start and die out condition or a transmission that defaults to second gear. Our technicians tell us that the transmission control module (TCM) may be at fault and require replacement. If the TCM is replaced the pinion factor should be reset and the quick learn procedure performed.
Engine oil leaks may develop from the following areas: Valve cover gaskets, cam plugs at rear of the cylinder head, cam seals, front crankshaft seal, and the oil filter bracket. Leaking seals and gaskets should be replaced. Due to mis-machining of the mating surfaces, as special gasket is required to correct the oil filter bracket leak.
The connector on the input and/or output speed sensors on the automatic transmission may become damaged causing intermittent loss of speed control. There are wiring repair kits available to repair this issue.
Chrysler LeBaron QuestionsWhy is my 91' Chrysler Lebaron dinging and sometimes trying to lock the doors. (1 answer)
It's been getting worse and worse. A week ago, it was dinging probably once in ten minutes. Now, it's more like every ten seconds. What's the problem? I thought it might be the speed sensor but I'm not sure.
need to know the type of antifreeze that Chrysler suggests and what water ratio
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
Chrysler LeBaron RecallsHood Opens While Driving
The secondary hood latch may not secure the hood properly when closed, and could allow the hood to open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will adjust the secondary hood latch to allow the latch assembly to properly engage when the hood is closed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The inside door handle will open locked doors. The owners manual is printed in error, indicating that a locked door will not open until the lock knob is opened first. Chrysler notified and corrected owners manuals in 1992 to resolve this concern.
The front seat belts may not buckle and latch securely. Dealers will replace defective buckles free of charge to resolve the concern.