Plymouth Acclaim Repair and Maintenance

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

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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.

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.

Driveability concerns due to intake valve deposits

Various driveability concerns can be caused by deposits on the back of the intake valves. Fuel injector cleaner has shown reasonable results cleaning light deposits.

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Plymouth Acclaim Questions

What could be causing the tick in my engine? 1992 Plymouth Acclaim (1 answer)

Recently had to replace the oil pan, and then replace the gasket again because it was done incorrectly the first time. I know lack of proper oil flow can have really bad effects, so I am just trying to figure out where to start and see if it is even worth it.

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 ...

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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

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
I bought this car with 30,000 miles on it. Ran fine until the Head gasket blew. Replaced and ran fine until the timing belt broke at 135,000. Replaced and ran fine until 244,000 and the water pump locked up and broke the belt. It never used a quart of oil between changes and always got 20+ mpg. Well, my problems started when I had a well rate shop replace the pump and belt. The mechanic showed ...

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