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A/C loses chill when turning on blower. Why?

Welcome to the wonderful and wacky world of thermodynamics. A volume of air has heat. For example a gallon of air needs a certain amount of cooling to drop from 87 degrees to 42 degrees. An AC ...
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What temperature should the A/C blow?

Set these test conditions: Engine set to 1800 rpm Recirulation air direction on Fan speed on low Windows up Temp set to max cold Air outlet to dash vents Vehicle in the shade Run for at least ten ...
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Accelerator pedal goes to the floor sporadically while driving

From your description, it sounds like there is an issue with the cruise control. If the cruise control "thought" you wanted to accelerate for whatever reason, it would do exactly as you stated and peg ...
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Rear brakes cylinder leaking; how bad and ok to sell car?

A leaky brake cylinder is about an bad as it gets with regard to safety. I had a vehicle with the same type of leak. The moment the brake fluid gets low enough, the brakes stop working immediately ...
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engine stalling when coming to a stop

I suspect your Idle Air Control (IAC) Valve. It's job is to feed enough air to the engine when you take your foot of the throttle. This is a 15 year old engine we are talking about, the valve may be ...
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What is this quarter window part called, and how can I get a replacement?

As mentioned in my update to my question, I'm fairly certain it is a "glass to lift plate bushing", it's a 2-part bushing. Looks like a black plastic t-nut that screws into the middle of this white ...
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Brake pad wears faster than other three

Since you have replaced all the calipers, the most likely issue is that the slider mechanism that the caliper rides on is seizing. Each brake caliper holds 2 pads, if it is the slider that is at ...
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Chysler Town & Country Cam Shaft and New Engine

A worn camshaft would very likely cause low compression on a few cylinders, depending on which lobes were worn.And replacing a cam and associated lifters ( they ride on the cam) could be a 100 % fix. ...
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Headlights have to be switched off twice when vehicle isn't running for headlights to actually turn off

A feature of many newer cars is for the headlights to stay on for a time after you get out of the car so you have some light to unpack, then the headlights go off after a time. The timer may be from ...
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Holes drilled in driver side Door Jamb?

They only reason I can come up with why those holes would be there is for paintless dent repair. Paintless dent repair is a process by which you manipulate the metal from inside a panel (such as the ...
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Thump in transmission when braking

This could be a mechanical issue, but it could also be the adaptations need to be reset. Many modern cars' computers are designed to learn your driving style and adapt throttle response and gear ...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring coolant bubbling and leaking

I agree with dlu. I would check the radiator cap next if the thermostat is known to be good and the car doesn't show that it's overheating on the gauge. Here's a picture of the functionality ...
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2008 Chrysler Crossfire - Check Engine Light

very well formed question. At any point did you test your fuel injectors? if you got some crud in your fuel line one injector on one side might be dripping while another might be going rich. Does ...
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2008 PT Cruiser 4cylinder non turbo

Misfires are usually caused by one of 3 things: poor/no spark: you've addressed most of this with spark plugs and cables. Grab a timing light and make sure you are getting steady evenly spaced spark ...
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2008 Chrysler Town and Country: RPMs change, but speed doesn't

I would definitely address the oil leak first and foremost, but it sounds like your transmission is slipping.
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non reactive gas pedal

It could be a few things. airflow meter: could need a cleaning, most likely is partially disconnected or has a bad ground connection. Unplug it and replug it to verify the electrical connection, then ...
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non reactive gas pedal

When you suddenly push the gas pedal and the car doesn't react well, doesn't pickup but hesitates it means that uneven fuel mixture is getting in. Or the gas line pressure is low (clogged filter, bad ...
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Oil overfill repair

Make sure you have documentation of what happened! You may well have damaged your engine. The issue is that if there is too much oil in the engine, the crankshaft spins in the oil like a mixer in ...
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Chrysler Sebring won't start

In general, car batteries don't like cold weather Especially if they are weak/considerably discharged. The colder the outside temperature is, the lesser the amperage the battery will be able to ...
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Can I test the parking sensors on my 2007 Chrysler Pacifica with a multimeter?

You may want to use a scope, the type of signal it sends to the control module is unknown. Though if you can pick up anything it may show the sensor is OK. Another thought would be to set your ...
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Is an engine mount a "covered component" under power-train warranty?

I very much doubt it. I don't specifically know about Chrysler, but some manufacturers definitely don't cover the engine mountings due to it being one of the members under the considerable stress. ...
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Are there replacement RF keys?

Frequently eBay and other shopping venues will have aftermarket keys. However it will likely need programming which is where the new key unique ID number is recorded in the ECU. That requires ...
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Why is my car making a knocking noise?

The 2001 Sebring with the 2.7 engine holds 5 quarts of oil. Sounds like you ran it out of oil. That would make the engine knock and do all kinds of bad things to the internal engine parts. If you ...
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Ran 2002 PT cruiser w/ out coolant/water, overheated but temp gauge showed normal.

Ok, no real way to tell what damage was done. Possibilities, anywhere from scored pistons and cylinder walls. Blown head gasket, cracked head/block. I would fill the system and bleed out the air and ...
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05 PT Cruiser overheating and spilling coolant out of reservoir

Assuming the A/C is off the radiator fan on these doesn't start until coolant temp exceeds 92.7C (199F) or even higher if the car is traveling above 44mph! You can check the basic functionality of the ...
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Brakes smoking and rpm off chrylser 300

is it pulling in that direction? The only thing I can think of is maybe when he bottomed it out, he pinched a brake line.
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My mom doesn't seem to understand the oil light's importance, how can I effectively explain how important it is?

I would offer to check the oil, water, screenwash, tires etc once a week for her. This you could consider as “helping” at home as the list of tasks is long : cooking food, washing clothes etc etc I ...
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My mom doesn't seem to understand the oil light's importance, how can I effectively explain how important it is?

The easiest way to explain things like this to anyone is by attaching dollar signs to everything. If you tell your Mom by ignoring the oil pressure light it could end up costing her several thousand ...
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Can my car handle my new subs

If the stereo is pulling too much power it will put an additional strain on the battery and the alternator, but it shouldn't break anything else. The first night you have the system, turn on the ...
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2013 Chrysler T&C OBD throwing P0480, low speed fan runs fine when commanded through OBD. How is the fan condition sensed by the ECM?

To my knowledge, the ECM doesn't check fan health and none is reported to it. The ECM will trip the relay for the fan to come on. It doesn't care beyond that, even if the relay doesn't work. The ECM ...
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