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sebring: Malfunction indicator light on in dash..possible problems

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Malfunction indicator light on in dash on 06 sebring. What possible problems could cause this light to be on?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  brownjeff replied 4 years ago.
Did they give you any code numbers?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
NO
Expert:  brownjeff replied 4 years ago.
First of all it is impossible to hook up a scanner and it tell you that! Most likely it was a misfire on the number three cylinder which can be caused by a spark plug, coil, or injector. You would need to inspect these items to find out which one is failing
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Spark plug has been replaced and coil also
Expert:  brownjeff replied 4 years ago.
Then I would replace the injector.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Before we wrap up they ran a compression check and said #3 cyl. is 50lbs lower than all others. Could that be from the injector?
Expert:  brownjeff replied 4 years ago.
No. Most likely a valve not seating due to carbon, but this was most likely caused by the injector. Try cleaning the injectors and doing a top engine cleaning to remove the carbon from the valves. This is a product that gets sprayed into the vacuum lines of the engine and then it soaks in for a while and then take it out and run the engine hard to loosen up the carbon. The specific information will be on the can of the product.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thank You. We will try your suggestion
Expert:  brownjeff replied 4 years ago.

Your welcome.

 

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