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Dodge Intrepid Maintenance and Repair

t2sonst2sons Posts: 2
I have a 95 intrepid and iam wondering if anyone has found any solutions as to how to stiffen the rear suspension for towing purposes.


  • I blew out the front passenger door speaker, Chrysler Infinity #04760374AB.

    Does anybody know where I can find a replacement? I'm having trouble finding anything online.
  • Any luck I am looking for the same thing.
  • I'm looking for the same speakers. They might have them at a Chrysler dealership but they might be expensive.

    Does your rear like its blown when you turn up the bass or is mine the only one?
  • Jason5Jason5 Posts: 440
    What is it about that driver's side door speaker on the Infinity's.....JEEZ! I replaced mine before trading my 2000 ES and prior to that had the center mounted "imaging" one replaced. I had one ordered the first time--through the dealer it was under $100. The second one was replaced by my Dodge dealer who managed to find a used one..
  • I can get you one from our depot. OEM Infinity speaker pn 04760374ab for 70 dollars plus shipping.

    If interested email me at


  • catagorycatagory Posts: 4
    Cannot control the heat. Checked the dash controls and they appear to be working. Selecting vent controls are also working. Constantly have heat as long as the blower is on. AC will work fine until engine heat comes up. Any suggestions as to what controls heat? Is it water flow thru the heater core, or is it diverting air flow thru the core? Repair shop wants to replace the dash controls, but I'm sure that's not it.
  • dsjrdsjr Posts: 3
    I went to get in my Intrepid the other morning and the key wouldn't turn in the ignition. The steering wheel is locked and the key won't turn to start the car or even into the acc position. Anyone have a similar problem and if so how did they fix it?
  • smithedsmithed Posts: 444
    Did you try pulling the steering wheel in one direction or another?>
  • does anyone know who might make a model of the car? cast iron, hot wheels, burago etc.? thanks

  • wilfigwilfig Posts: 1
    The ignition key would not turn in my 2000 Dodge Neon. I tried turning the steering wheel and the key still would not turn. In order for me to turn the key I would have to use my screwdriver handle to bang on the key to turn and start the car. This is happening all the time when I use the car. I don't know if the problem is the ignition lock or the ignition switch. Can anyone help?
  • mrsdrbmrsdrb Posts: 1
    Hi! What did you find out. This exact same thing happened tonight to our daughter's 2000 Dodge Neon. We have tried everything just as you did... only problem for us is that banging on the key didn't work.

    Is there a special way to bang on the key? Anyway, I'd love to find out what happened with your Neon (and if it had to be professionally repaired how much did it cost?) THanks!
  • bigcurtbigcurt Posts: 2
    i was driving my 95 dodge intrepid when it started to shake witha bad miss then it stalled out when i got it started again it had a sulfer smell so i removed the cat now it still wont start new plugs wires and coil pack on it any clues what it could be thanks
  • aa_ezyaa_ezy Posts: 2
    My mechanic just notified me that my radiator failed AGAIN with all it's catastrophic damage to the engine. What I'm having a problem with is what would cause the failure of yet another radiator? It was replaced before, with a "NEW" radiator. It's a '96 with less than 100k. Is it possible that something in the engine is causing the radiators to fail? It sounds to me that that "NEW" replacement was a USED / cheap rebuild? What do you think?
  • razacrazac Posts: 2
    i supos it could happen but not likely !!!! radiators just dont go out like that your mechanic is takeing u for a ride

    only way they go out is if your dumping raidator stop leek in it i would adviz NOT useing ANY of them on the market

    you more than likly have air in the syatem with all the radiators u have gone throgh that is whats worng !!!! IF u have a 3.5 it's easy to fix your self

    the over heating thing has hit me to it's air in the system on the intrepid's it's a closed cooling system

    3.5 engine only how to fix it will take time but not to much u will need like 2 gl's of antifreez just in case
    look at the engin u see the main hose going to the radiator thats your thremastat now do u see the little silver bleeder vavle next to the hose on the therm housing i think it's a 10mm rench when the car is hot open that bleeder vavle CAUTION WILL SPRAY OUT HOT AIR AND COOLENT STAND OFF TO THE SIDE OF IT once u get all coolent close vavle do this a few time then drive the car some more u will repeat this over and over till it stops over heating!!! when the car is cold normly in the morning thats when u add your coolent to the reservoir DO NOT OVER FILL LEAVE AN INCH OR SO TO THE TOP . i think i had to do it for 3 weeks or less and not all the time only when temp went over 3/4's allso check your sensor on the therm.cant miss it same location as the bleeder vavle black clip with 2 wires coming stright out the top of it and the fans if they dont come on when the temp hits 1/2 it's the sensor
  • Replaced both head gaskets.

    Now I do not get any spark.

    error code 125455.

    Autozone told me that error code 54 meant that my distributor was bad, HA HA "97" 3.3s did not have a distributor.

    Cleared the code and tried to restart, error code 125455 came back.

    Had plenty of spark before replacing the head gaskets.

    Please help if you can.

    Thank you in advance for your anticipated response.

    Respectfully submitted,

    John Wm. Willard
    John 374
  • I have seen cars go through radiators because of a head gasket failure.There is a simple chemical test with a special tool,using a fluid that. will change in collor.if it detects combustion gasses in the cooling syst.

    What was the symtem that caused you to bring it to your mechanic----? runing hot or did the radiator fail to the point of it spewd coolant on the ground.?

    What is the time between the failed radiators? More info is needed for me to make
    an educated oppinion.

    1) symtem
    2) time between radiators
    3) the first radiators cause of failure
    4) What is the tech saying is the cause of this failure
    5) has the car ever been in a significant accident with damage to the front end

    hope this will help, i do my best to give you the most accurate answer i can
  • i had the same problem with my 1998 intrepid, it ended up being my thermosat was not opening the whole way, hence the plastic side tank on the rad would over heat and split, it has been 5-years since it was fixed so far so good
  • my 1998 did the same exact thing - it was the computer
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