|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|04-07-2003 02:02 PM|
|intrepitor||or a horse.|
|04-07-2003 06:41 AM|
|jayrus||Buy a bike.|
|04-06-2003 04:28 PM|
|YB Normyl||I had an 91 Eagle Premier Limited, 95 Neon, 97 Eagle Vision and now a 2002 Intrepid and the one I had problems with was the first year 95 Neon, what a POS that particular car was. I had 37 things that needed to be repaired within a month, one of which was painting the passenger's side of the car. I can't say that all 95 Neon,s where bad. The point is I had a bad car. I've heard alot of complaints from people that own Ford's, GM's, Honda's etc and some really bad/expensive stories. The tow truck driver that towed the Trep in for the tranny lines told me most of his tows where Chryslers, he also told me that his towing company holds the contract for Chrysler roadside assistance and this area has alot of Chrysler vehicles and that the guys towing in the Toronto Area are towing mostly Audi's, Mercedes, and other imports. So how do you keep from getting a bad car?|
|04-06-2003 11:35 AM|
With factors like past maintenance, conditions and luck, some LH cars (or any other make) will have more or less than average problems. I myself was lucky with my '93 ES, it had 217,000 Km (abt 136 k miles) when it rolled into the lake and was written off (more about that another time, with pics) and the only problems I had to go to the dealer for were repeated A/C condenser leaks and a minor EGR sticking. I'd probably still be driving it except for the lake incident.
FWIW, I replaced it with an '01 M, and at 50,000 Km have not needed to go back to the dealer since purchase.
|04-06-2003 04:00 AM|
FWIW... I looked on line, read a lot about tranny problems, and still went out and bought my '95 the next week. I just like the car and if I have to fix it, cest la vie.
I once had an '85 s-10 w/the 2.8 V6 and 700R automatic. After that POS, everything else is gravy.
|04-05-2003 10:40 PM|
|04-05-2003 10:06 PM|
I finally got my Intrepid to runn great. After about $1000 in parts including a Fuel pump, cam sensor, crank sensor, and computer. It started. However it had a ticking sound ( like a bad lifter). Funny thing was it never set any codes (tried to pull before begining work). Well I finally figured it out.
I called a long time friend and bought a 2003 Tarus se. PROBLEM OVER!!!!!! By the way the engine let go about 1 block shy of the Ford dealer. They towed it in. I started a conversation with the tow truck driver. He told me he pulls 15 -20 Intrepids/Concords per week. That is shamefull. This guy told me that pulling those two models is 20% of his business. That is also Shamefull. I hope anyone who has a high milage Intrepid has better luck than I did.
I am still partial to the Intrepid's body style. That car, even though it was a 98, looked great. The body and styling is unique and the line is graceful. But I can't depend/afford to have one. I need a car that will run longer than one month without requiring service of some kind. Chrysler has a winning body style but their quality is way below standard. I will not own another Pentastar product.
I wish all you guys well and keep a close eye on those 2.7L engines. There are sites all over the net that are putting together a class action suite against Chrysler for this engine. My case may be uncommon but I don't think so. The engine never set a code, but it shorted out the Fuel pump, both crank and cam sensors, and the computer. Then it ultimately blew the engine. Having built my share of drag racing engines, I know that this engine was well cared for. But that is all history now........
A former dodge owner.
|02-19-2003 07:46 AM|
Just because I reply doesn't mean I care.
I can reply for amusement and still not care about it at all.
|02-19-2003 06:54 AM|
|alderran||You always reply which is the best indicator that you care very very much....|
|02-18-2003 07:44 PM|
I suppose I could say you're too much to be believed... but that would require some time scheduled to care.
|02-18-2003 07:26 PM|
|alderran||You really are too much to be believed.... have you married your car yet? I head something about wedding bells?|
|02-18-2003 07:21 PM|
If I'm a cheerleader, you're the #1 naysayer... dropped into this forum by a consortium of Chrysler's most vehement critics.
Got any other names you want to throw out and make yourself look stupid as a result?
|02-18-2003 07:18 PM|
|02-18-2003 04:38 PM|
I chose to lease my 96 Grand Caravan which was a total redesign that year. It was plagued with a few minor design defects that were corrected such as a fuel tank that would only hold 12 gallons (instead of 17) and a wiper multi switch with a mind of its own. Other then that, the car was flawless. I bought a 98 at the end of the lease which also was excellent except for a leaky transmission cooler line
|02-18-2003 04:35 PM|
|To0nUtZ||I dont see anything wrong personally with a guy coming here and saying how he feels and what his experience is with the car....I came here before I actually bought mine looking for all the info I could find about the 2nd gen intrepid. People who ramble on about thread contents they dont appreciate are like old ladies who dont want porn on tv....if you dont like it....turn it off....dont read it..and most of all...dont add more garbage to the pile by adding 2 or 3 posts about what "you" think other people should be posting about|
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