Chrysler Archives - Brake & Front End
TPMS In the Modern Age – How OEs Make Service Difficult

OE manufacturers have developed technologies to protect many vehicle networks from unauthorized access.

JASPER Expands Chrysler 68RFE Transmission Product Line

This transmission is now available for 2019 RAM 2500-3500 diesel engine applications in both 2WD and 4WD.

2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Brake Job

The main problems technicians will encounter are pulsation and judder from the front brakes.

Major Multi-Carline Software Release Available From Autologic

New software releases are available for DrivePro ES and DrivePro Users.

Chrysler Fiat TPMS: Auto Learn Headaches

Chrysler was one of the first manufacturers to use a TPMS relearn procedure that does not require a tool or special process. Just drive the vehicle for a minimum of five minutes (10-minute minimum for some RAM trucks) at speeds above 15 mph. Easy? It can be a simple procedure.

Alignment Specs: 2006-2016 Chrysler LX/LD

When something works, you don’t change it. This is the case with the Chrysler LX/LD platform used for the Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300. The suspension was taken from a Mercedes platform when the company was part of Daimler. The alignment of this platform is basically the same from 2006 to 2016.

Alignment Specs: 2011-2014 Chrysler 200

When aligning any vehicle, look at the tires to reveal any wear and potential angle problems. Make sure the tires match from side to side. Inspect the lower front ball joints, these are prone to wear out. Also, check the condition of the lower control arm bushings.

JASPER Offers G56 And NSG370 Standard Transmissions

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the release of additional stock numbers to its remanufactured transmission product line.

CHRYSLER & JEEP: Compass/Patriot/Caliber Front Suspension Creak or Squeak When Cold

2011-’14 Compass/Patriot 2011-’12 Caliber Condition: The driver may describe creaking or squeaking noises coming from the front suspension. The noise is typically more noticeable during cold temperatures below 40°F. The noise may go away when the temperature warms up. Cause: The front lower rear control arm bushing is making the noise. Remedy: Lubricating the bushing

BRAKE JOB: 2010-14: Chrysler Sebring/200 + Dodge Avenger

The brakes on the Chrysler Sebring/200 and Dodge Avenger are relatively problem free. There are very noise or pulsation complaints. There are no recalls or specific TSBs for the brakes. Replacing the brake pads and rotors is straightforward. But, care has to be taken to make sure the calipers are free and the rotors are

Inspecting Nivomat Shocks

Nivomat shocks can be found on a variety of vehicles. They are self-leveling shocks that use an internal pump on the piston to control the level of the vehicle. There are no external lines or connections. Five Signs a Nivomat is Bad Sagging: If you load the trunk of a vehicle with Nivomats, the rear

Domestic TPMS Guide

Chrysler TPMS Chrysler uses a Schrader Electronics or VDO TPMS system on just about every late-model vehicle. Chrysler has never used a band sensor in any of its platforms. On some 2004 and 2005 models, Chrysler had different TPMS options on one vehicle platform, depending on if the vehicle was equipped with AWD, or if

TPMS stems and sensors