The idle is right at 700rpm and the tach does not show that its fluctuating. The idle is rough enough that the radio antenna and hood are noticeably shaking. It does not "fall down" when you take off from an idle situation; and the acceleration is smooth. When you pull up to a stop light, it immediately starts idling roughly. I hope this helps you.
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Thanks again Bill
I did as you suggested but the problem is the same. Do you have any other suggestions?
Thank you, Cecil
Hello Cecil, I have been doing some research on the issue you are having, and have found that this is a common problem with these vehicles. Unfortunately there seems that there is no definite answer to this problem. However, here are a few things to try.
(1) Try gapping plugs @ .040. The underhood sticker states that it should be .050, but the gap has been updated by Chrysler.
(2) There is also a TSB that Chrysler has out about this issue, but usually is for vehicles with PO300 codes present. This requires the PCM to be reflashed.
Hope this helps. Bill
Well, Bill, it didn't fix the problem, but it did make it less prominent. In fact, I would say it did more to lessen the shaking we discussed than any other thing I've tried; including $1500 for engine mounts and torque struts. Thanks for your help....I'm open to anything. I might mention that I did check the compression and it was 170-175 on each cylinder. It reminds me of a sticking EGR valve or a bad transducer, but I can't see an EGR tube from the exhaust.. however, I do see a solenoid that appears to be in place of the EGR valve?????
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