There is a 90 Dynasty for sale by owner near my house. I am asking about
it for someone else--I am not interested in it. It is very clean for the
age, with about 110k mi. V6 automatic. The asking price is $1000. Are
there any inherant problems with these cars, or anything to be wary of.
Any such info will be greatly appreciated, before I even look at any
closer. Thanks Larry
i can't think of anything beyond the usual chrysler/dodge worn-out-car
issues.. i had an '89 dynasty 3.0L.. it clacked a little, burned a little
oil, had the cv joints done, fuel pump went on it, a broken vacuum line
*those really stupid brittle-as-spaghetti ones*, some rust... and it had
440,000km (274,000 mi)
it had no unique problems like my current '88 new yorker. just today it
started revving, in park, to like 6400 rpm. maxed out. going nowhere fast.
shifting to drive... it would idle down, then start accelerating on its
own. drove it home, stopped, put it into park, and then it revved up again,
but idled right back down and has been normal since. it hasn't stalled at
stopping since i changed that DSS though.
but it as well needs the usual.. cv joints, struts, could use some tires,
ect.. it also needs an A/C compressor.
just my $0.02
hahah yeah.. no kidding eh..
it did that for about 10 minutes.. maybe. so shifting from park to dive
and back, twice, and hasn't done it since. happiest thing in my life so far
has been no error codes flashing at me from the dash.
My main concern would be how much life the transmission has left in
it. Not too worried about the engine but the transaxle is very
expensive to rebuild/replace (more than the car's worth).
Don't know if it's a 3 speed automatic or a 604, which have been
upgraded many times since '90, I'd ask a knowledgeable transmission man
his thoughts on it.
In any case, I guess I'd expect to get the thing bought for less than
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