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06-18-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By FIREM

The crank and cam sensors are a critical part of...

The crank and cam sensors are a critical part of keeping the fuel pump running. Signals from both tell the PCM the engine is running and power up the fuel pump circuit. Key on prior to start PCM...
06-03-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By FIREM

Stick to the advice and guidance you get elsewhere

Stick to the advice and guidance you get elsewhere
06-03-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By FIREM

Heads and head gaskets are vert robust on the...

Heads and head gaskets are vert robust on the 3.5. Anyone that advises heads or gaskets first needs to learn how to properly troubleshoot and diagnose rather than throw parts>
05-19-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By FIREM

Have you checked the crank sensor? Have seen some...

Have you checked the crank sensor? Have seen some issues causing no start. Sounds like you need a technician to replace your mochanic.
Diagnose/ Troubleshoot and solve the problem, not just throw...
05-07-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By FIREM

Todays Electronic Vehicles make engine swaps a...

Todays Electronic Vehicles make engine swaps a little more complicated than just a bolt in swap. Considerations such as Powertrain Control Module (Eng/Trans combo), Body Control Module, Sentry Key...
05-05-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By FIREM

I am not sure about the Sebring but other...

I am not sure about the Sebring but other Chrysler Products changed the electronics in 2002. The link provided outlines the changes for the LH cars and what needs to be swapped for the 3.5 engine.
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05-01-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By FIREM

My 08 does not have a 'dipstick" for the trans...

My 08 does not have a 'dipstick" for the trans but does have a capped tube. An Aftermarket "temporary" dipstick is available. It comes with a chart to determine correct level but can not be left in...
04-17-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By FIREM

Transmissions are fairly robust in the LH cars...

Transmissions are fairly robust in the LH cars but the control system can have issues.
Typically the early years 99-01 had sensor issues but you already replaced them. Solenoid Pack and or valve...
04-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By FIREM

There are a number of radio options for this car,...

There are a number of radio options for this car, what set up do you have?
As far as the trunk, yes it is rather heavy but the gas struts should hold it full up when opened.
I had a strut fail, lid...
03-28-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By FIREM

Change occurred after 02 Early on left, 03 and up...

Change occurred after 02 Early on left, 03 and up on right.
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The contact...
03-27-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By FIREM

I would bet the tensioner idler pulley was...

I would bet the tensioner idler pulley was cocked/misaligned. Looks like the belt walked and shredded over a long time until it was so narrow it finally let go. There are also 2 generations of pulley...
03-27-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By FIREM

Remove positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose...

Remove positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose (3) from PCV valve (2).
Unscrew PCV valve (2) from valve cover...
03-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By FIREM

Get the immobilizer module and key from the donor...

Get the immobilizer module and key from the donor vehicle OR tow to the dealer for reprogram are the only options
Forum: General Tech
03-01-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By FIREM

Yes the upper intake needs to come off to change...

Yes the upper intake needs to come off to change the PCV valve. 3.5 not prone to sludging like some earlier 2.7's. Has the timing belt been changed? Plugs? Belt 7 years/100k or whatever comes first....
02-06-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By FIREM

Yes, 08 Sebring 3.5 Hardtop/Droptop transverse...

Yes, 08 Sebring 3.5 Hardtop/Droptop transverse mounted engine. It was a PITA compared to the LH with the engine front to back mounted. Those can be done in 2.5 hours. Book time for Sebring is in...
12-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,253
Posted By FIREM

Yet another 2.7 water pump leak misdiagnosed as...

Yet another 2.7 water pump leak misdiagnosed as head gaskets.
Head gaskets rarely fail unless overheated. Common for water pump to put coolant in the oil.
11-27-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,631
Posted By FIREM

X2 on the compression test, odds on bet broken...

X2 on the compression test, odds on bet broken belt = bent valves. Well documented issue over at the 300M club site.
11-16-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,771
Posted By FIREM

I do not have much experience with these shocks...

I do not have much experience with these shocks but I would consider investigating an air adjustable replacement that may be less $$$
11-15-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,620
Posted By FIREM

Computers rarely fail. Sensors however do age and...

Computers rarely fail. Sensors however do age and can be affected by temperature. Crankshaft position sensor senses rotation, cam sensor location of #1. If either of these signals is weak but not...
10-30-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,002
Posted By FIREM

Good to here it worked yet again. While I have...

Good to here it worked yet again. While I have not yet personally had a Mopar fail a converter it did work on a GM we had.
Forum: General Tech
10-19-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,755
Posted By FIREM

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Engine numbers on left bank (same on 2.7) Dealer may be able to cross to...
10-13-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,002
Posted By FIREM

Another work around that can be done is using a...

Another work around that can be done is using a spark plug anti fouler to fool the post cat sensor. Pull the post cat sensor, get 2 spark plug anti fouler s that fit the thread, drill one out so the...
10-12-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,701
Posted By FIREM

This "Guide" is for the 300M (99-04) and has...

This "Guide" is for the 300M (99-04) and has helped folks in the past. Your 05 "C" is similar and shares the 3.5 engine platform (but not identical) so it may help in the process:
NOTE on SRT Time:...
10-10-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,701
Posted By FIREM

Book time for engine replacement 12-14 hours is...

Book time for engine replacement 12-14 hours is listed, varies by what needs to be swapped or "groomed" from engine to engine.
13 is a reasonable quote from a shop.
09-22-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,908
Posted By FIREM

* Chrysler Sebring / 200 Convertible Club * -...

* Chrysler Sebring / 200 Convertible Club * - Welcome to the Chrysler Sebring / 200 Convertible Forum! This site and its members specialize in the Chrysler Sebring/200 Convt....
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