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Chrysler Repair/'01 lhs: idles rough when warm


After engine warms up, my 201 chrysler lhs idles roughly and is hard to start. Any ideas?

Hi Jay,
The best approach is to seek a fault code number which may be stored in the engine controller.
Turn the ignition key: "on-off-on-off-on and leave on" doing that in 5 seconds or less elapsed time. Then watch the odometer window to see the mileage reading be replaced by a 4-digit number(s) preceded by a P. Let me know what you find and we'll go from there.
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