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1998 Chrysler Sebring Question: Replace distributor,car ran fine. Just started dying at corners.

 

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pflaty, 2.5L V6, Indianapolis, IN, October 17, 2011, 04:26
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Replaced distributor, crank sensor, tune-up, fuel pump and filter IAC valve, car ran fine. Started dying at corners now will not start (flashed no bus) across the dash. Not throwing any codes. Can you help me?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 17, 2011, 22:08
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    Is the Check Engine/ Service Engine Soon Light on? If so the computer in your car is going to have relevant information stored in its memory which will help figure out what is going on. A scan tool is needed to retrieve this information. A professional grade scan tool allows key engine sensor data to be analyzed right off the scan tool without having to do intrusive testing at each sensor. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info. There is a company that independent auto repair shops get their information from, this same information is available inexpensively for people that work on their own cars.. The information is year make and model specific, covering repair procedures, torque specifications, fluid capacities and specifications, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... Alldata is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online

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    pflaty, November 08, 2011, 13:42
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    We have had a scan ran several times on this car. The check engine light is not coming on. The scan is showing nothing wrong with the car. Since then we have replaced alternator, battery, (which tested bad). Replaced ignition switch per another suggestion. Several relays to be on the safe side. Any more suggestions. The car is not throwing a code. Now it is not getting spark again. We have replaced distributor, crank, complete tune up, coil pack. According to the specs on this car is your crank, goes bad you have to replace the whole package. Have also replaced fuel pump, and filters. We are currently thinking maybe an electrical problem. What do you think.

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    Bryan Joe, December 04, 2012, 17:41
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    you must replace the Idle air control Sensor with an ORIGINAL IAC SENSOR FROM CHRYSTLER. any and all sensors must have a compound only produced by Chrysler. This way no one can make a sensor that will work. This specificaly leads you to the dealership every time you need your Chrysler SEBRING (specific) serviced. These sensors are engineered to become corrupt as the compound ages. So what do you do. Find and replace all sensors every 7 years. Mush like Honda engineered the timing belt to break 60 thousand miles down the road. Cant anyboby figure this out. come on...think... It is always a sensor. The speedometer fuxoxo up.... Replace the sensor,,wallA speedometer works....Stop at a stop sign and engine shuts off...what the fucxoxo... It is a Sensoe you big dummy...Don't go to Autozone..or O'Rielly or any where else .You got-a go th the dealer and purchase there DAM or more comely... their specific sensor with the right electrical compounds. Or sell the car.... This is America..Do we all ( Cheystler owners get together and hug lawyers and put a class action suite aginst Chrysler...no way... the government would squash that.... THEY OWN EXXON CHRYSTLER CHEVY MO OIL...fIRE THE BASTERS IN OFFICE IF THEY DON'T DRIVE AN ELECTRIC CAR OR SUV AND MAYBE WE WILL ALL Ghave an oppertunity to grow into electric cars...Scaling will transpire and the MONOPOLY WILL FALL LIKE ROCAFELER AND ROTHCHILD DID.... WE GOT TO WIN MAN..... GO ELECTRIC.......FUCKXOXXOXXOXXO 'EM..I am a 4th generation Houstonian who says This should not be the only city/country-like( oil country) that should stand a chance of prospering... this is AMERICA no rulers money changers or special intrest think tanks running what men like you and me died for. If we want to build on a large LARGE SCALE(SCALING) LIKE every one in the world builds computers...building (thur competition) lowers the price of cars...so they are cheap workforever. fuckxoxox go no everyone India Isreal America,China,,, lets all build electric cars that dont ffreekiingg break down every dam 5-8 years!!!!! fucxoo Chrysler!!!and the like.

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    November 07, 2014, 01:33
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    The problem is your PCM( power control module), I drive an 04 sebring lxi convertible. When I first got my car I had this same code across my odometer, I ended up having to have it towed to the dealership where I was informed that the PCM had to be replaced. The PCM is the actual brain of the computer in the car. It was going to be a COSTLY fix about $1300.00. The PCM itself was $750.00 not including the labor which appeared to be the removing of 6-10 bolts and taking it out and putting it back in. Way overpriced.
    I was told that the PCM's should only need replaced when the car reached just over 100,000 miles but my car only had 59,000 miles on it, thankfully the shop manager was a magiciAn and managed to get it replaced with under the 80,000 mile factory warranty cause I was not the original car purchaser.. So when you get this part replaced it does NOT have a big ol orange "rebuilt" sticker on it cause I didn't and have had to replace this part a second time. I hope this helps.. Good luck with your car .

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