Plymouth Acclaim Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Plymouth Acclaim

Plymouth Acclaim Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

On 4cylinder engines, engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gasket, cam plug, and cylinder head gasket.

HVAC air flow switching to defrost under heavy engine load

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.

Hesitation caused by plugged EGR back pressure tube

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.

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Plymouth Acclaim Questions

Fuse is good for brake lights, bulb is good for both brake lights. Brake lights are not working??? What else could someone check besides those two things to get them operating again??? please and thank you....! (2 answers)

What's the ballpark to fix an exhaust on a car with a catalytic converter? (2 answers)

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 ...

Why is there no pressure to my brake pedal. (2 answers)

changed calipers master cylinder changed brake booster bled properly still no brake pedal pressure.

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Plymouth Acclaim Recalls

Seat Belts Fail

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.

Front Seat Belt Latch Sticks And Fails To Secure Belt

The front seat belts may not buckle and latch securely. Dealers will replace defective buckles free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Air Bag Sensors Not Secure

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.

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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

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