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Chrysler 300 battery light is on, alternator checked and tested good, before the light came on saw smoke come from under the hood

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SOURCE: chrysler 300 2001 hood won't open cable is broke

obtain a very large needlenosed plier and twist the lever as the cable would; if you can go through the grille opening with the plier.
these large 15 inch pliers are sold at Sears & Harbor Freight Tools

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: its runnining close to hot

Was it smoke, or steam? Sometimes, especially if a vehicle overheats, it will blow a head gasket, or even crack a head. This leads to lots of other problems. But the signs are steam coming from the engine compartment.
Solution: First step; When the engine is cool, after it has been sitting for a while, say an hour or so, remove the coolant cap and fill the radiator, or overflow reservoir while the engine is running To ensure that the system is properly filled and properly functioning. When the engine warms up it will circulate the water that you are putting into the engine and fill the cooling system.
Continue to let the engine run until the vehicle's temperature starts to indicate that the engine is warming up. Continue to watch it for a few minutes to make sure that it doesn't overheat. If it starts to smoke or steam then the problem is larger than just being out of coolant. Cracked heads, and blown head gaskets are sometimes tedious and costly repairs.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Battery dosn't charge, alternator/voltage adapter test's good.

Did you test the Alternator on or off the truck? It might be a problem with the control system to the Alternator. The regulator need a battery feed to work, It is usually ran through an alternator fuse.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Smoke comes from around engine

If you saw where the oil came out then that is the repair needed. It may not leak enough oil to get to the ground. Engine temp will make the oil leak smoke before it ever hits the ground. It may be valve cover gaskets because when they start to leak the oil gets all over the exhaust manifold and the exhaust manifold runs very hot. Rate if this helps

Posted on May 18, 2009

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Regulator in alternator obviously faulty, have it bench tested & fixed or replace alternator, and cure your problem.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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i thought so.i have a factory shop manual for your car,they are still available from chrysler but they are not cheap. the voltage regulating system is not in the alternator it is part of the powertrain control modual, the engine computer.you should ist determine if there are any trouble codes for this issue,but if there are the check engine light should be illuminated,but may not be. test for battery voltage at the main large wire on the alternator, if not you may have a blown fuze in the large fuze box under the hood. if not i would still suspect the alternator ,when tested at the parts store it was cooled of ,you stated the light did not come on for ten minutes.

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