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Chrysler LeBaron

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Chrysler LeBaron was a luxury car produced by Chrysler in the 1930s. It became the strongest competitor of other luxury car brands such as Packard, Cadillac and Lincoln
On my 1995 Lebaron you just pop off the plastic housing surrounding the radio and air vents (it's pretty big). Then unscrew the screw on the right top side and bottom left side and pull. Be careful to disconnect the wires before the radio is completely out.
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Hey Barbara==It could be as simple as a blown fuse. Check ALL of the fuses. Goodluck, Joe Chrysler tied the cigar lighter fuse in with the park lamp circut go to the cigar fuse and replace it and it will be tadah, dash lights.   I had the same problem on my 91 convertible. Checked all fu…
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they can probably be changed the way as the 92 by just taking out both of the bolts on the caliper.
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Chrysler's in general have a bad reputation when it comes to starter replacement, and in some cases one must disassemble a good amount of the car just to reach the plagued part (You do not have to remove anything from the car to reach the starter, it is located (not *) on all Chrysler leBarons on t…
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FROM Beast of Burden Touch Chrysler/Mitsubishi 3.0L V6 Engine By Larry Carley, Technical Editor..The water pump pulley runs off the timing belt[..to drive the overhead cams]. The recommended replacement interval is 60,000 miles , and considering how much effort is involved to get at these parts it's…
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This should work on most any LeBaron from 87 - 95 (or 96. Can't remember when production stopped.) There are several adjustment points on the convertible top. The first of these is more easily done when the top is halfway down. Near the front of the top on the side, there are two bolts. They should…
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remove engines intake manifold and removal of this pipe should become obvious.   The intake manifold has to be removed. Eight or ten bolts that are hard to reach unless you have the proper tools. You need to remove the air filter housing. Once you get the bolts removed it should pry righ off.…
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Answer what confuses most is the way the belt loops around the tensioner, the belt goes around the steering pump and crankshaft pulley, under the idler pulley, under the belt tensioner pulley and finally with the tensioner compressed around the alternator. the idler and belt tensioner wheels both…
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the switch whether you have a 4 cyl or a v-6 is located near the thermostat housing. they are a two wire temperature sensor that the computer uses to turn the radiator fan on and off
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Have a rebuilt trans installed/ before going to the expense of a rebuilt trans there are two items that need to be checked first. the trans is controled by a computer that operates a set of externally mounted shift solenoids. either of these could cause the problem and they are much cheaper than a …
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Answer The filter is located under the car on the passenger's side just forward of the rear tire.
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By saying you need to "repair" the drive belts can it be assumed that you mean you need to change them? If so, the best way to find the procedure and proper routing would be to buy a Haynes repair manual for your model from an automotive store or check your local library for a Chilton repair manual…
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Take it to a garage. It needs to be checked out. --> it it is original, then I agree, go to the garage, if not, replace the BCM (Body control Module) to the fitting one (from the donour car, where you got the digital gauge from)
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It has a serpentine belt and you have a bolt in the front ( passenger side)of the block that releases the tension on the belt,the tensioner is NOT spring loaded, and remove the belt. Install the new one with the schematic on the fan shroud, If it isn't there draw one before removing the belt. Don't …
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The voltage regulator is inside the alternator.
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1-Go behind rear seat and remove vinyle and cardboard covering.2-Locate the motor/hydrolic fluid reservoir (if on knees in rear seat facing rear window will be on right side).3-On right side of motor unit will be a rubber stopper, remove this and with a large plastic syringe, remove hydrolic fluid.4…
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Make sure all of the wires on the coil are tight and if they are take it to a speedo shop for tach repair.
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You'll need to first remove the door panel, then unplug the connector from the back of the switch panel. If you want to replace the panel, you simply push the entire panel towards the top of the door and it will pop out of the snap retainers. If you have power side view mirrors, you may want to unpl…
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Answer The MAP sensor is located on the passenger's side strut tower. There is a solenoid connected to it by a short piece of hose, and a hose runs from that solenoid to the intake. The MAP sensor will have a 3-pin electrical connector on it.
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Water Pump ReplacementI have not personally tried to replace a WP, but from what I understand, you must remove both the alternator and the air conditioner in order to even remove the WP housing. After you get that done, you still need to take apart the housing and then try to put it all back togethe…
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Hi, I believe the 92 was the last year with the "sleepy eyes", the automatic headlight cover doors. Changing a headlight is very simple although it has to be done with the headlights on (unless you have a way to open the doors without the headlights being on). However, it's relatively easy and quick…
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the water pump is locate in back of the motor bracket on the left side of the engine it take about 4 hours to remove it
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Sorry, you can't do anything other than replace the speedometer itself. The speedo is driven by a magnet system which also gear drives the odometer which is tamper proof. Check with a dealer in your area and depending on state law, you may be able to get a used speedo unit from a recycling yard and …
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There is a solonoid on the starter and the ignition switch is on the steering column.
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Did you check the turn signal relay? I'm not sure if when you say "other electric components", that this includes the turn signal relay. It sounds like that is what needs replacing.when you turn signal on ,do you hear a click in steering column ? There is a lumen or circular device inside the steeri…
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Big job. Get a manual on your car to do it right.ya, real pain in the ass, have the same car. had to rip the hole dash out and then theirs a huge air box you have to dissasemble ac might get in the way to took me all day id pay someone else to do it
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Open up the hood, and go in behind the fixture where the light is located. Sometimes there is an access panel on top. Open it and reach down inside and grab the bulb's socket. Twist the socket a quarter turn counter clockwise, and pull out the socket. Grab the bulb, and pull it straight out. To repl…
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It will hold between two and three quarts
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I have been having a similar problem with my 94 Lebaron convertible. The alarm goes off intermittenly for no reason when you close the door. The factory book says to use the key and "lock and unlock" either the driver's door of the passenger's door. Sometimes this will work with many tries and somet…
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On my 1986 Chrysler lebaron the fuse box is located in the glove box.Open the glove box and on the right hand side of it is a fuse panel On most cars, the fuse box is located under the dash near the kick panel on the driver's side.
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The water pump is driven by the timing belt. Removal and installation of the water pump usually requires 4 hours. The easiest way to do the job is to get a Chilton or Haynes repair manual. They provide easy step by step instructions. The water pump cannot be seen unless major parts have been removed…
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heater fan problemI'm haveing the same prblem in my 1997 Bonneville and have been told after paying $80 for the diagnosis by the Pontiac service department that it is the fan motor that needs to be replaced. I believe that there is a sensor of some kind that is attached to the heater fan which has g…
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If it's any thing similar to the 1988's, look under the rear bumper. There you'll find the back side of unit that holds the bulb. Unscrew the unit (left-loosey, righty-tighty) and then unscrew the bulb. Simple procedure.
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I just did this and it's relatively easy, once you remove the 4 bolts that hold the headlight assembly into the chassis frame.For example, to remove the left front headlight;It takes a 9006 low beam bulb, OEM is 51 watts If you buy a halogen upgrade, it will be a 55 watt bulb I don't know if you can…
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the water pump is under the timing cover driven by the timing belt, between the two cam gears, you must remove timing belt for replacement, while your in there you should replace cam seals and front crank seal and also timing belt.
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V6 right? Front of the engine, below the exhaust manifold. Disconnect the negative battey cable FIRST, then lay under the bumper and remove the 2 wires at the starter. Either 2 or 3 bolts hold the starter in place. Reverse to install. Just did one of these on a 92 Voyager. Takes about 30-45 minutes.…
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yeah-ive had this same prob and half to re-train myself every spring forward -fall back ...1st turn radio "on" then at the buttons on the right hand side of the radio- 1. press the "set" button once,(thie puts it into clock mode), then 2. press the "sel" select button once, (this puts it into hour c…
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Go to the library or to the auto parts store and buy the Chiltons manual for this car- All the wiring diagrams for the vehicle are in the back of the manuals. rnizHaynes makes a manual that is a bit easier to understand than the Chiltons. Autozone and NAPA sell them.
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To replace the belt on a 2.0 liter engine for the 99.5-2005 models you need a long crescent wrench and a new belt. The tensioner is located near the top left side of the engine inline with the belt. You will notice a square metal piece on top, put the wrench on that, tighten and pull forward. This w…
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1-3-4-2 on four cyl, on 3.0 it is labeled on cap, with the cyl in the rear pass. side is #1 then 3-5, front bank is 2-4-6. on 3.3L it is 123456.labeled on coil pack.
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The process depends on which motor mount you need to replace. 95 percent of the time the problem is in the front mount on these front wheel drive Chryslers. Front mount: Raise the front of the vehicle on ramps, or securely on jackstands. Never work on a vehicle supported by a jack alone. Support t…
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10W30 Unless it is a high mileage engine, use whatever your owners manual says.
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Got Spark but won't start? Lack of Fuel or fuel pressure. 1) Is the electric fuel pump running? With the car in a quiet place and the drivers door open so you can hear, turn the key to the first click. You should hear a quick two second noise of a motor running coming from the rear of the car by the…
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April 6, 2005It is not as hard as you would think. I have no mechanical background yet I was able to replace both my rear window motors in my 93 LaBaron convertible. The first time I did it was trial and error and it took me two hours to replace the window motor because I didn't know what I was doin…
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Answer eazy first peel the entier window off. you have to tkae the cover off. (under the back window.) Then get a tube of caulking from your local hardware store caulk the rag top set window in and block up the window the key to a none leakey window is to keep presser on the window. after dry put…
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check fuel, spark, and air...if they're all good, check compression. on automatics you need to make sure its in park, (neutral/park safety switch). you may try rowing thru the gear select (automatics) as these might break loose any dirt that might be on the contacts (neutral/park safety switch) -&g…
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Answer Take it to a professional. This is not a DIY job.
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Check the oil, if it has a milky-whiteish tint to it, there's a good chance your head gasket is out. turn on your heater and see if blows hot air. If it doesn't and it's cold this is probablly a sign you have a blown head gasket. Another symptom of that is if your vehicle smokes heavily out …
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I rebuild these top motors as a side job/hobby. I wrote this basic instruction sheet for a customer who asked a year or two ago. It should get you going in the right direction. I can be contacted at jimz466@AOL.com or via www.topmotorrepair.com if you have other questions.Here's the basic procedure …
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ok, there is one piece that is hiding the screws to take the radio out and it might be woodgrain but it might not be , anyways, this piece has 2 little screws one on each side of your ashtray. Take these out and pop the whole piece off, the piece should extend all the way up your radio and your tra…
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you can take a dual fan system off a 90 91 92 93 Chevy cavalier and use it as your dual fan system just be sure to hook up both of the fan`s   = = = = = = = = = = You can also buy a 12V electric cooling fan on Eb*y - check for corect (shallow) depth, and not too large to fit radiator. They're …
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The four door Chrysler LeBaron door panels are held in place with two retaining bolts and eight retaining clips. Remove the retaining bolts and pry outward on the retaining clips.
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If you have the 3.0 v6, the drive belt configuration is actually printed on a plastic cover just below the top radiator hose and distributor. However, if it's faded or unable to read, just make a diagram of all the pulley's and the way the belt is routed (provided the belt is still on the vehicle). …
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Answer If the battery is behind the tire in the front, You probably have dirty battery connections. Answer the same thing happened to me and it ended up being the started the armrature or windings on the starter were bad and drained the battery
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well i bought my 1990 over the summer, i got it as a fixer upper for 100 bucks with a CD player also. white with white top and maroon interior. fixed dents etc. myself.only thing i have replaced is control module(by the kick panel which is basically the computer of the car) and radiator plus all kin…
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There are two possible reasons why you are using up so many pumps. The first is that if you have a stopped up fuel filter this is causing the pumps to burn up. The in tank fuel pumps rely on the fuel going through them to cool them. With a stopped up filter this creates too much pressure with too li…
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Several things could cause the vehicle's transmission to malfunction as you have described. You are right in wanting to retrieve the codes for diagnostic purposes. I own a '92 Lebaron 3.0 convertible with the A604 (4 speed automatic) and the codes can be pulled by turning the ignition key on and off…
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Answer The short answer is YOU don't. The smartest thing to do is get the shop manual, read that section, talk yourself out of it, then drop the car off at your local garage and pay a professional. If you're still in a do-it-yourself mood, read on. Jack the car up and support the front end with …
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the simplist way to get to the top motor is to simply remove the back seat by pulling out the bottom piece and unbolting the back rest. there are two bolts located at the bottom of the back rest and you need a 10mm socket wrench to remove them. after you have the back out just lift up the flap of i…
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There should be a sticker with the diagram on the right strut tower. If it is no longer there the way to find the information (and a lot more related to your vehicle) would be to buy a Haynes manual for your model from an auto parts store or go to your local library and look in a Chilton manual. Mos…
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it may be the maf sensor i got a corolla 2001 too do you have any codes ?this is a old question thought.
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Answer Start with the simple things first. It is possible that both reverse lights are burned out. Take your lens covers off-pull the light bulbs and replace them with new bulbs. they are cheap. It is also possible that moisture has gotten into the sockets because of bad lens seals and corroded t…
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there is an o2 sensor in the engine bay behind the engine by the firewall. its under the black airbox where the air filter is. its in between the catalyctic converter and manifold. right on the pipe. you cant miss it. easy to change yourself. just take the airbox out and its simple!
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Answer Blown fuse, defective blower motor, blower motor switch, or a defective blower motor resistor pack. check fuses then check climate control box .there are switches you can see at top of box .Make sure plug in back is in correctly (in fact this could very well be your problem} then check s…
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Remove door panel where switch is located. Remove itch. Use fine emery board nd clean points. It worked for me
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UNDER HOOD, CENTER, REAR ENGINE AREA, REAR OF TURBOCHARGER, MOUNTED IN EXHAUST MANIFOLDi have a 90 Chrysler lebaron with a 3.0 it would be on your exhaust manifold located by the fire wall. it will have 3 or 4 wires coming off of it and will be bolted directly in the center of it.underneath airfilte…
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The top motor is shot. I had this problem with my 1991 Chevy Cavalier and all I did was unhook the hydraulics from the top itself after removing the hoses from the motor itself. Press the rode from the hyfraulics down as far as they go, but make sure you have a bucket to put the hoses in because flu…
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Check master switch If burnt or black spots or broken replace ,Check power lead wire (usually red) for cracks ,wear,etc..Replace if needed .Make sure good connect from power lead to switch.Also make sure other connections are good ,including ground connection
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Behind the rear seat under the well cover the motor will tell you what to get their is a rubber plug in the top of the motor that's were the fluid goes. Hope this helps.
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It is just as simple as aligning the dots on the sprockets with marks on the engine.
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Not sure what the problem is exactly, but I will say...don't force it! The framework will bend. I forced mine up. nothing bent. you need help from a friend. apply constant pressure lifting upwards and then pushing forwards. it goes slowly but will work. one person on each side. try to stay even wi…
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If you are lucky like me you spray a lot of WD40 on the hub and use wrenches to work it back and forth until you feel the spring action. otherwise, good luck . use PB Buster it is better than WD 40 It is made for freeing rusted bolts and screws
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1 pull off the front decorative piece that holds it all together.2 There are 2 bolts holding it in, one on the top right and one in the bottom left. Take those out. you need an elongated rachet to do this.3 Disconnect the ground.4 Put in your new wireing harness and do the opposite.It isn't that har…
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Type your answer here... Yes , there is a intermitent wiper relay module that will cause this symtom. The module is mounted under the dash left side of the steering column. Nomallly gray in color.
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If the axle is pulling out of the trans, you proably have a failed motor mount. That lets the engine and trans move around to much.
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If you hear the motor running when you push the button, first try filling the motor with fluid. The motor sits behind the back seat on the right side. I got to it by unsnapping the snaps of the well the top goes into when it is down. On the end of the motor/pump near the top is a rubber plug. Take t…
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Check the connector pins on the housing that contains the signal switch and the headlight switches that connect to the signal light switch these pens are famous for coming loose fron the circuit board thy are soldered to. had to replace my switch housing.
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all Chrysler transmissions are prone to fail early^^ incorrect. only the overdrive trannys are problematic. change the fluid and filter every 20K and you'll be fine.
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Have your Trans Fluid cleaned and changed. Most businesses that do oil changes offer this service usually around 100 dollarsSounds like your transmission dopped into limp mode (only gear 1 and two), that means you have only gear 1 and 2. this can happen, because of wrong signals coming from a faulty…
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Three simple things to check !There are three things needed for your PW80 to run, They are: 1) Spark, to ignite the fuel air mixture in the combustion chamber. 2) Fuel, this must be present in the caruretor to be mixed with air to be sucked into the combustion chamber. 3) Mechanical compression of t…
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You could replace them. Also, you could polish the lens using a mild abrasive like tooth paste and a high speed buffer. Thirdly, they make a coating for the lens. Ask your local auto parts store about it.I used a glass ceramic cooktop cleaner used for glass stove tops. It took about 5 minutes per le…
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Answer check the bar that goes through the axle. the rotatror ^^^ HUH? A few things to check- brake caliper, spindle nut, parking brake, upper shock mount.
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ConvertibleYou need to get to the motor that operates the top and disconnect thre drive from the top, then you can lift it by hand.Just remove hydraulic oil from conv. top motor and you can operate top by hand. worked for me for years
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Answer 87 through 89 used 3 different turbos. 87 used a suck-through setup and a Garrett T03. 88/89 intercooled engines used a blow-through setup and a Garrett T03 with a different compressor cover. 88/89 non-intercooled engines used a Mitsubishi TE04H unit with the same blow-through setup. 1989…
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It is very difficult to remove the doors without removing the fender(s) and the door harness from withing the panel(s). Here is the basic procedure.. 1) Disconnect the battery 2) Remove the panel (There is excellent information on how to this on this site) 3) Beginning with the courtesy light in …
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A fuse box diagram for this car can be found on the inside of the panel cover of the fuse box. It can also be found in the owners manual of the car.
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You need an OBD1 diagnostic tool that hooks up under the dash to a large computer plug. However, your lebaron displays fault codes as a series of flashing lights. This link tells you how to read em and what they are.. http://www.knizefamily.net/minimopar/fault/index.html?b1b90a68
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I just searched the internet the last 4 weeks for the same answer. Go to a Dodge dealer. They have access to all dealer parts left in stock. The only part that I did find was along the top of the windshield and it was very expensive.
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its a fuel delivery problem.too much air to not enough gas. Its usually caused by a leak in the line or fuel sending unit.mine did that after i installedthe 52 mm throttle body, and my fuel sending unit rusted out and started spitting out gas.I recommend putting the car on ramps and checking the bas…
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The light bulbs for the icon-displays (seatbelts, check engine, etc.) can be easily replaced after removing the instrument cluster bezel (4 screws after cluster removed from vehicle). However, if you are talking about the "digital display" such as speedometer, fuel gauge, engine temperature, oil pre…
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If the door is sagging, due to rusted hinges, have the body side of the hinge welded at a shop. It worked for me and cost $25
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If its anything like my 88 lebaron convertible on the inside your going to have to take out the trim on the floor by the door and then take off the whole side panel in the back seat...a pain!
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I believe I have an answer for this, or somewhat of and answer.I have a 1995 Chrysler LeBaron, and I have had it stall on me while it is running, or when stopped at a stop sign, then it not be able to start back up for a while, or sometimes it will start right up.I googled it one day, and what I stu…
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It probably is lined up, but can be very difficult. What you have to do is this: 1. Pull it forward as far as you can. 2. Reach up to the roof at the highest point and pull down, while 3. Pushing forward by the latch. 4. Get one side in but don't lock it in, then repeat steps 1-2 on the other si…
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Answer If none of the lights are working, you have a blown fuse or they are just turned off. Turn the rheostat to the right to turn them on, or check the fuse. The rheostat may be the headlight switch or a separate dial. if im not mistaken, and it might depend on the model, but mine are red
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Well...I am no mechanic but I can tell you I am going through a similar issue with my 1986 Chrysler Lebaron. My mechanic replaced the fuel pump which was heavily corroded, then another mechanic friend replaced the fuel injector and the regulator along with the spark plugs but still no fire and today…
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on the control cluster in front the steering wheel it's the buttons on the left side.the switches are set up like this from left to right...far left side.slide switch for interior lights and brightnesscenter left.parking lightsinner leftheadlightsinner rightwasher fluid dispense.far rightwiper speed…
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The timing should be set to 12 degrees. First you must fully warm up the engine and then disconnect the coolant temp sensor in the thermostat housing. On the back of the engine (Drivers Side) you will see a rectangular hole to see the timing marks. The hole will have 0 near the front of the car (tow…
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you have a bad ground. probably wore threw in the door jamb. also check driver's switch. There is a main power wire that goes into the driver's switch (usually it is red }This is the main power to turn on all switches.Check wire to make sure it is making contact with switch ,also check wire that th…
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