Plymouth Acclaim Repair and Maintenance

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

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

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.

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Replaced water pump. Started to install the timing belt when I noticed the rear cam (next to the fire wall) was off by 1 tooth. Instead of using a breaker bar I grabbed a ratchet. The gear spun (slid down the cam), so I turned it clockwise back to the mark. All 3 marks are aligned TDC on compress...

unable to stop car with ease. adjusted brakes. bled system front and rear. added fluid. vacuum hose ok. still have to press brake pedal very hard to try and stop car. I guess master cylinder and/or booster is next? help again!

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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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