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    Anybody have any experience with these? I'm looking at a car for my mother. Basically around town kinda car, maybe a trip to Maine/NH once in awhile.

    I have a picture of it around somewhere-body looks mint. Guy said it's a 1993 Plymouth Acclaim auto with a 4-cylinder w/133k. If your not familar with it, it's based on the same platform (at least they look alike) as the Dodge spirit and the Chrysler Acclaim.

    I could probably handle most of the stuff, but does this suffer from the same tranny issues the caravans had?

    Underpowered, around town cars. The engines have known problems with head gasket failures. They also have a timing belt, so find out when it was last changed. Weakest part of these cars are the tranny. They love failing. But last longer with the 4 cyl cause of the low power.
    Brian - Carpe Diem

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    More people have died in the name of "God" than in all wars combined thruout history
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      The short answer to your question is yes, they have the very same issues. IMHO these are far better cars when equipped with the 3.0l v6. My father has a 94 or so Lebaron that is the very same car, it has pretty good power with the six.
      So Many A's I have a 5.0 GPA!!
      • 1988 Century Limited
      • 1986 Celebrity Eurosport coupe
      • 1986 Celebrity Eurosport CL coupe (parts car)
      • 1985 Celebrity sedan
      • 1982 Celebrity CL coupe

      Non contributing members: 15 Verano, 06 Silverado, 90 Lumina, 89 S-10, 88 Golf Cabriolet


        They are basicly just a redesigned K car, same crappy 2.2 engine, gutless, and as mentioned above they blow head gaskets and have timing belt issues.
        1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, 3.8 V6, FE3 Suspension, Leather, 4 Door, Aluminum Wheels, And The Full Gauge Cluster. I Sure Do Miss Her.

        1995 Geo Metro 1.0 Inline 3, 5 Speed

        1992 Mazda B2200, 2.2 Inline 4, 5 Speed

        1993 Ford Ranger XL Supercab, 4.0 V6, Auto, 4x4


          Yeah I passed on it.