1989 Plymouth Sundance - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Could be either. If you can get it to your favorite auto parts store they can diagnose and recommend replacements. It could also be the signal light system has a short and draining the battery. Easy test is to remove the fuse for that system overnight. or positive supply to that system.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Mar 11, 2017 | 41 views

Fuse for what exactly?, normally there are two fuse box locations, one on the inside like you mention above, the other would be under the hood. It depends on which fuse or relay you are looking for and wish to replace!

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Sep 21, 2015 | 153 views

this problem might be happening because of a bad sensor that will cause the computer to make ur car go into limp mode. its a safty thing so that you dont over power ur engine causing damage.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Aug 27, 2013 | 80 views

The most common reasons are one of the pulleys is not lined up with the others, or one of the pulleys has a rough groove or edge, or one of the pulleys locks up and burns the belt.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on May 31, 2013 | 27 views

1989 Plymouth Sundance Base engine 2.2 liter. You have a Citroen 1.8 liter? 1989 Citroen did not make a 1.8 liter. Something strange here.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Aug 15, 2011 | 332 views


I know this because I googled for "radiator plug 1989 Sundance" and got a page full of replacement Sundance radiator drain plugs, mostly the one made by Dorman, for well under $20.

If you register for free for a login at autozone.com, you can try and get the instructions for replacing the plug from the Repair Info link on their home page. I get a lot of repair info that way (I have several vehicles, none newer than 20 years old). Other parts stores have similar online help, and most won't let you use it unless you register.

I am not affiliated with Autozone in any way, I'm just a satisfied loyal customer sharing my good opinion of the service they provide.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Apr 08, 2011 | 91 views

check shock mounts,check exhaust system for loose, check brake hardware. check spare tire not secured tight. remove or strap dowm any loose objects flying around in trunk

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Apr 04, 2011 | 164 views

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Good Luck


1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Jun 28, 2011 | 1,494 views

I have a two door body, nice except some right side dents and tail light.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Mar 23, 2011 | 33 views

You'll need to determine whats going away to make it quit but the fuel pressure being low will do it the coil or dist. pickup can fail if it has to sit and cool before it will restart then the pick-up is a 20 dollar part and every parts store will have it and it's easy to replace . Just remove the dist. cap tand the rotor and the pickup lifts right out just unplug the connector and then drop in the new one like you remved the old one, put in a new rotor and cap as you already have them off and you did the tune up less the plugs and wires and if thier nasty get them too.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Mar 05, 2011 | 128 views

I think this TSB will solve your problem even know your car is older.

NO: 18-05-96 Rev. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: May 24, 1996

SUBJECT: **Intermittent Rough Idle**
NOTE: This bulletin supersedes technical service bulletin 18-05-96 dated February 16, 1996 which should be removed from your files. The subject description was printed incorrectly and is marked with **ASTERISKS**
MODELS: 1991 - 1995 Acclaim/Spirit/LeBaron Sedan 1991 - 1993 Dynasty/New Yorker/New Yorker Salon 1991 - 1993 Daytona 1991 - 1995 LeBaron Coupe/LeBaron Convertible 1991 - 1994 Sundance/Shadow/Shadow Convertible 1991 - 1995 Caravan/Voyager/Town & Country NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with 2.2 liter and 2.5 liter engine and high pressure throttle body fuel injection.
An intermittent rough idle may occur during cold engine operation, within 3 minutes after engine start up, in rainy weather and temperatures of approximately 30° to 50°F.

Quantity Part Number Part Name 1 4288298 Idle Air Control Motor (IAC) REPAIR PROCEDURE:
  1. Remove A/C motor.
  2. Install new IAC motor (P/N 4288298) and rubber O-ring, torque to 2 Nm (17 in. lbs).
CAUTION: The rubber o-ring must be installed with the IAC motor for proper operation.

I would also recommend doing a fuel pressure test to see if it loses fuel pressure overnight.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Feb 10, 2011 | 430 views

It may be needing a tune up and maybe a new battery ... See your mechanic concerning these two items.

Thanks fo ryour visit today.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Jan 28, 2011 | 58 views

This can be the transmission mode switch (on the side of the trans), or worn clutches or bands. There can also be trash in the valve body or a stuck solenoid. Your best bet is to bring it to a transmission shop for the free diagnosis. Good luck!

Thanks for the vote.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Dec 22, 2010 | 137 views

spend 20 dollars and get yourself a repair manual on ebay before you take a wrench to it. it is pre 90s passenger airbag so you should be able to do it yourself with enough time. do a search on youtube, lots of car videos there.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Dec 08, 2010 | 63 views

Could be water in the fuel causing icing up in throttle system. Try running some heet in the fuel tank.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Nov 28, 2010 | 197 views

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1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Nov 28, 2010 | 96 views

1989 Plymouth Sundance Car Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram.
Car Radio Constant 12V+ Wire: Pink
Car Radio Switched 12V+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Back Strap
Car Radio Dimmer Wire: Orange/White
Front Speakers Size: 5 1/4?
Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Wire (+): Green
Left Front Speaker Wire (-): Green/Yellow
Right Front Speaker Wire (+): Purple
Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Purple/Yellow
Rear Speakers Size: 5? x 7?
Rear Speakers Location: Side Shelves
Left Rear Speaker Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+): Blue/Red
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-): Blue/White

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Nov 24, 2010 | 541 views

I hate to have to go this direction but, remove the distributor cap and watch the rotor while you turn it over. If the rotor doesn't turn your timing belt is broken and will need replaced and most likely the valves will need repaired. If it turns do a compression check the see if you have compression on all cylinders and manually check the timing belt to make sure it hasn't broken.

1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Apr 02, 2014 | 187 views

Click on the following direct Link. It has the Timing Belt Diagrams with the Timing Marks.

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!


1989 Plymouth... | Answered on Mar 20, 2010 | 358 views

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