Plymouth Acclaim Repair and Maintenance
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Plymouth Acclaim Problems
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system may change to defrost mode under heavy engine load conditions when low engine vacuum is produced. This can often be corrected by installing an additional vacuum check valve with reservoir to help stabilize the vacuum supply to the HVAC system.
A hesitation on acceleration may be caused by carbon build up on the EGR valve back pressure tube. Cleaning the tube will generally restore proper EGR system operation, eliminating the associated hesitation.
Plymouth Acclaim Questions
To start off, the car I'm asking about is not a Plymouth Acclaim. It's a 1988 Plymouth Horizon, they just didn't give that option when I started. So, I'm looking to buy this car, but it doesn't have any plates on it, so we can't drive it the hour plus to our mechanic with ...
changed calipers master cylinder changed brake booster bled properly still no brake pedal pressure.
oil is leaking out the timing cover seal (crank seal). i know some of those balancers are pressed on, is this one of those?
anything else i should know about changing the seal before i get started?
i was a mechanic for years, mostly chevy's, those i know but not much experience with these m...
Plymouth Acclaim Recalls
The seat belt anchors may not be secure. Dealers will replace the traveling safety belt lock bar assemblies free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front seat belts may not buckle and latch securely. Dealers will replace defective buckles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front air bag impact sensors may not be secured properly. Dealers will secure the sensor attachments to their brackets free of charge to resolve the concern.
Plymouth Acclaim Reviews
This car was bought when it had 35m on it, now has 162m on it! It's been a very dependable car. Great on gas mileage. Parts have been hard to find here lately, but I really don't need to replace alot of items.. just added some driving lights under the bumper..really helps. Only real problems has been the AC pump squeaking when turned on and here lately when it gets hot outside, it shuts down o...
I am the 2nd owner of this 95 Plymouth acclaim. My mom and dad bought it brand new.paid 14,225 for it It has been a very sound Running dependable car.I just had to replace the Head and water pump and housing.Hopeing it lasts a few more years. I hope it lasts a few more years
front end popping noise don't know if it ball joint are sturt