1992 Dodge Dynasty Problem Reports

Most Reported 1992 Dodge Dynasty Problem Reports

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A dirty throttle body can cause a low idle condition resulting in a stalling condition.

A hesitation on acceleration may be caused by a plugged EGR valve back pressure tube. EGR valve replacement is not generally required.
A rattle noise may be noted from the rear brake pads which is eliminated when applying the brakes lightly. Revised rear brake pads are available to correct this condition.

Some engines may experience a cold engine knock that lasts for three to five minutes after start-up, which is often misdiagnosed as a valve lifter noise. This noise is commonly not an indication of a failure and should not be a reliability or durability concern.

Timing belt replacement should be done at 60K intervals or sooner in very hot climates. The timing belt tensioner pulley should be replaced any time the timing belt is replaced.

Oil leaks may develop from the valve cover gaskets, cam plugs, camshaft seals, front crankshaft seal, and the oil filler bracket.

Excessive oil consumption—defined as more than one quart per 1,000 miles (on vehicles with less than 50,000 miles) or more than one quart per 750 miles (on vehicles with more than 50,000 miles)—is common. Replacing the valve guides with an updated version should fix the problem.

It is recommend to change the engine oil and adjust it to the proper level and run the engine to bleed any trapped air from the valve lash adjusters before testing for excessive bleed down.
A squeaking noise from the exhaust may be caused by a worn sealing ring between the exhaust manifold and the exhaust pipe.

Fuel pump failures are not uncommon on higher mileage cars. Our technicians recommend to replace the fuel filter if the fuel pump is being replaced.

An erratic or intermittent rough idle during the first 3 minutes of engine operation my be caused by a faulty idle air control motor.

It is not unusual for engine vacuum hoses or sensor electrical connectors to cause driveability concerns and/or the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Fuel injectors or their o-rings may leak fuel causing the engine to burn too much fuel.

An intermittent stalling or no start condition may be caused buy a failure with the distributor pickup plate.