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Free fast answer to your repair question about a Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth car, minivan, SUV, or truck. Problems with electronically controlled engines and transmissions as well as body wiring problems are my specialty. This free troubleshoot advice forum helps you diagnose faults, minimize repair costs or do-it-yourself.

I answer questions seven days a week and respond to you in about 30 minutes. "Maxed Out" means I am answering another question, briefly unavailable, or asleep overnight, so try again later.

I have do-it-yourself experience (50+ years) and a library of 100 1982-2011 Chrysler factory shop manuals and 20 multi-manual Chrysler Corp. CD's.

I was voted "Top Expert" 2010-2015, here at AllExperts, and have answered 20,000+ questions.

Experience in the area

Five decades as a 'do-it-yourselfer' on domestic and imported cars.


Yahoo Autos Group called The Chrysler Lebaron Club (co-moderator)


Advanced degrees in Physics/bruised knuckles

Awards and Honors

"Top expert" of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 here at Allexperts. Quickest "average response time" at Allexperts (currently no. 1).

What do you like about this subject?

Chrysler Corporation cars are well-engineered and therefore are repairable by the amateur mechanic given the necessary information. The service manuals too are excellent so I enjoy helping other owners fix their car's problems.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I hope to learn from other owners' experiences so that I can apply this knowledge to my '89 Chrysler LeBaron coupe and help other owners solve their problems economically so they can keep these good older vehicles on the road.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

While there are many different domestic models from Chrysler Corp. they have relatively few different engines and there is much mechanical overlap in their chassis designs. The engineering of the electrical systems is very similar as well.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

I was raised as a Chrysler 'kid' when my Dad bought a new '41 Dodge and used it to haul our family around Chicago during the war years. I recall one reason he bought a Chrysler product was he thought that Corp. was more non-discriminatory in its employment practices, compared to GM or Ford. He never bought anything but Chrysler and now I have inherited his last car.

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Recent Answers from Roland Finston

2016-10-25 Suspension: '10 T & C camber:

Hi Keith,  Are you using the size of tire that the minivan calls for and are you keeping the inflation at the recommended setting?   Do both the inside and the outside edges wear more rapidly than the

2016-10-23 2010 Chrysler Town and Country electrical flicker:

Hi Keith,  I can copy the 4 pages from the '09 Mitchell (I have that and the '11) manual that show all the ground connections and attach those to an email I would send to you directly. I need to know your

2016-10-23 2010 Chrysler Town and Country electrical flicker:

Hi Keith,  A couple of suggestions:  There are 3 black wires on the - post clamp of the battery (or possibly just 2). One (or 2) go to a fastener on the transmission and provide the ground return pathway

2016-10-23 2010 Chrysler Town and Country electrical flicker:

Hi Keith,  What is voltmeter on the cluster showing, in the normal range and does it jump around?  Which lights flicker now? Have you had any success in finding the other multi-meter?   It is difficult

2016-10-17 brake light on dash:

The possible causes are:  1. The parking brake lever is not fully released, so check that.  2. The switch for the warning light on the lever may not be being de-activated or is faulty so check for that


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