Introduction-- To Major Problems!!!!
WRITING FROM LAS VEGAS..
I HAVE A:
Year/Make/Model: 1999 DODGE INTREPID
Body Style: Sedan 4 DR
Engine Type: 2.7L V6 SMPI DOHC ALM
I LOVE MY CAR AND I TAKE GOOD CARE OF IT!!!
AFTERALL MY EX-HUSBAND TRYED TO CONTROL ME FOR 10 YRS AND AFTER I WISED UP---
I LEFT HIM AND MY INTREPID WAS THE FIRST THING THAT WAS MINE!!!!
SO I DO APPRECIATE MY BABY....
I HAVE KEPT UP WITH THE MAINTENANCE SINCE I BOUGHT IT.
I HAVE HAD IT ALMOST A YEAR NOW AND IT WAS PURCHASED FROM A DEALER.
THE PROBLEMS STARTED LITTLE AND NOW--- MUST YOU ASK!!!
THIS IS MY ONLY VEHICLE AND I CANT AFFORD TO BE SPENDING ALL THIS MONEY!! I HAVE PUT ABOUT $500.00 ALONE INTO IT IN THE LAST MONTH 1/2.
HERE IS THE LATEST:
(I DESCRIBED AS BEST AS I COULD)
1. four days ago the interior lights(clock, mileage and the light that tells you
what gear its in started blinking very once in a while.)
2. then all the sudden the engine started making a noise kinda below the fanbelts
i would say.( the engine noise went from a kind of light knocking to a clunking sound)
it would at first only do it for a minute then stop and now it is doing it constantly to the
point that the engine dies. The noise is really loud now.
3. the day the car started really getting bad was the day my roomate decided to come
up to me (of course a week after the fact) and tell me that he found a really tiny
vacuum hose in my parking space and the dumb-asss said he never bothered
to tell me because he thought I, (a 30yr old princess) replaced it..
4 anyway-- The error code I recieved today when I turned the key
from on to off to get a diagnosis was "p 1684".
I looked that up and I did have my battery replaced at the same time I had
my starter replaced which was about a month to a month 1/2 ago.
This is all just beginning and I have had the car for almost a year now...