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Chrysler 2.4 no turbo cam sencer motor runs hard starting when hot misses when warm

Runs bad warm

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I found that my vacuum advance is not working on my distrubutor. I am going to replace it with another one.Using a vacuum pump to check the egr valve, i found it was ok. I then thought i would check the vacuum diaphram on the distributor and found the problem, it didn't hold vacuum.


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SOURCE: 1989 Chrysler Lebaron 2.5 Turbo Running slugglish

check if you have a spark when engine dies. if not, check the rpm sensor or ignition coil. both have the simptoms like you describe.


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SOURCE: 2006 chrysler 300 running hot changed fans and motors stil running hot

sounds like a stuck thermostat

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