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Dodge Grand Caravan

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The Dodge Grand Caravan is a long-wheelbase (LWB) model introduced in 1987 by Chrysler. This is the first generation of the family of minivan produced by the carmaker. It came in three trim levels: base, upscale LE and mainstream SE.
it uses a special type with hoat in it ,if you use anything else in  it ,it may cause problems ,go to any auto zone and they got this  stuff setting on the shelf's,its best to use what they call for in  them,good luck.
You need to remove all screws including those that may be behind caps. Then use a stiff putty knife or something similar to pry gently on the panel. It will pop off
Can you give us some details? What's wrong with the sliding doors? Are they power sliding doors, or manual? power side doors and back lift gate are power. power sliding door not align
  Freon is the trade name for R12. Your car contains R134 or R134a which is not Freon.
drain coolant from radiator;about a couple of litres and follow upper rad hose to thermostat housing.Remove the two bolts and take out the thermostat.Clean the two mating surfaces and install thermostat and new gasket.Tighten two bolts and fill cooling system and run vehicle to remove any air locks.
To remove stud: Hit it with a hammer. It will pop out. Don't be afraid to hit it fairly hard. To install: Grease the threads of the new stud. Set the stud approximately in place. Grease three flat washers and a new nut. Put on first the three washers, then the nut. Use an impact wrench to tighten...
This is likely a problem with the fuel line or filter. You need to make sure the fuel line is clear and does not have any clogs. A change of the fuel filter may help. If you are not able to figure it out by normal maintenance, a mechanic should be consulted.
The valve body of a transmission is a complex component of fluidpaths, sensors, and solenoids that are crucial the shifting andfunction of the unit. The valve body is the assembly directlyaccessibly upon removal of the transmission fluid plan. Thereplacement valve body for the 2000 Dodge Grand...
Including labor costs : $150-$200 A rebuilt starter from a chain autoparts store will be over $100 (go online to one and look it up). A non dealer repair shop will be close to that or a little higher depending on markup. Will probably round it to a 2.25 - 2.5hr job. At $75 to $100/hr you can see...
  == Answer ==   there's nothing to it. The shoe is putting pressure on the drum so you just have to yank it off basically. Just keep wiggling and waggling it back and forth, eventually it will slide right off.
In the 2002 Dodge caravan with a 3.3 liter engine where the 8th digit of the vin is a 3 the crankshaft position sensor is located on the top right side of the transmission bellhousing. If you are looking into the engine compartment on the Driver's side place your head directly to the right of the...
The removal and replacement of the rear brake rotors on this  application is an easy to moderate level of difficulty. First the  vehicle will need to be safely raised, either through a hydraulic  shop lift or jack stands. Second, the wheels need to be unbolted.  The rear calipers can be released...
depending on the year I have had issues with a 1990 and a 1992 grand caravan problem was the light in the glove box the contact would turn the light on periodically draining battery
We just bought a 2001 Dodge Caravan and had the same problem. We went back to the dealership and one of the young guys there discovered it was caused by the luggage carrier bars on top of the van. The two cross bars, when removed, will get rid of the whistling noise. . Answer It sounds like it may...
To close the back vent window on the Dodge Caravan look for a small  handle that looks like a bent arm and rotate the arm until the  window is closed. Some Dodge Caravans have power rear vent windows  that can be closed by pressing a button on the driver's side door  panel.
It depends on where the fluid is leaking from. It could be a hose, seal, gasket, or cranked case.
The pressure will rise and the oil can thin.The purpose of the out door section of a residential a/c system is to condense gas into a liquid my means of cooling the gas.
On a short wheel base Dodge 2003 Caravan with AC,PS, PB, the front three plugs are right up front and not a problem. The back three plugs #1 on passenger side is the most difficult. First remove the air cleaner top cowling and rubber boot attached to the intake manifold by loosening the hose clamp...
  == Answer ==   If they are long enough to drain the battery
Could be a bad ignitor, those were notorious for overheating and cracking in years up to 1994. The ignitor is the trigger circuit inside the distributor, by the way.       I replaced distributor and problem was fixed       I had the same problem on a 1991 626. It also was a bad...
Automatic transmission fluid is used for the power steering system.
  The jury seems to say it is NON-interference. Good question - no easy answers out there for such an important issue.   The below forum hits on the topic and a good place to try is www.gates.com   http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbulletin/archive/index.php/t-525072.html
Answer . \nCheck the fiber optic cable. See more specific answer in question above.
There are fuses in two locations. Some are in the box next to the battery, others are under the dash, to the side of the parking brake pedal.
the two sensors on a transmission communicate with the computer to the engine and tells the transmission when to shift up or down....
Very easy if the fuel tank is nearly empty, if it is not then you will need to remove the entire fuel tank from the vehicle otherwise you rise spilling gasoline EVERYWHERE. If the tank is about 1/4 or less then follow this method: . Secure the bottom center of the gas tank with a jack or some type...
the gap would be about 1.6 inches.. so be careful and take it easy. be careful because you brake the electronical fueses
Air Conditioned? The black plastic HVAC duct assembly is probably full of water from condensation. Check to see if the condensation drain tube is plugged up with something. Leaves, insects, etc. can sometimes get in there and plug the drain out to the engine compartment. (the puddle you see under...
  == Answer ==   Underneath the dash with the hazard and wiper relays. All three and possibly another mount into a grey panel. The wiper relay is white.
  == Answer ==     Remove the lug nuts
You would have to drop the transmission pan. If you're not familiar with this, don't try it. Find someone like me to do it.
My 97 Voyager has done the same thing. It was control panel programing, the following instructions is how to program your control panel: 1) SET BLOWER ON HIGH 2) SET MODE TO PANEL 3) SET TEMP TO COLD 4) PRESS WASH AND REAR WIPER TOGATHER AND HOLD FOR 5 SEC. IT WILL GO THROUGH A SERIES OF FLASHING,...
The rears are on the back of the backing plate, next to the line. The fronts are on the upper part of the calipers.
Is it a squeak or a squeal? One persistent problem with Dodge has been a squeaky belt. I had to learn to live with a sqeak/squeal on my Dodge. The dealership said there was nothing they could do. I would not recommend spraying anything on the belt to eliminate the noise as this may cause the belt to...
I have a 2000 grand caravan and removed drums to check brake pads (which were ok , but needed a power washing) Removing the drums was difficult and I think I used some penetrating oil around the lugs.. then you have to work them off with a hammer and block of wood.. All I remember is that getting...
Trouble code P0133 means: HO2S-11 (Bank 1 Sensor 1) Slow Response
i have the same car and i am a specialist in oils i have found that in this specific model of car you can use coconut oil an it improves your mileage by 1 1/5 times you can just buy it from the grocery store
  == Answer ==     NO! Do not install a larger fuse than what was OE. It is blowing the fuse for a reason. Have it repaired, especially if this fuse controls the SRS, which I do not think it does.   == Answer ==     The reason that that fuse blows is a bad rear wiper motor. ...
The map light on a 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT is changed gently  prying the edge of the cover to reveal the bulb. The bulb can then  be popped out and a new bulb installed.
Well, if your vehicle has wheel covers that are held on not only by the spikes that are on the cover, but also by the lug nuts, then you need to look at the cover/cap and see which lug nuts you need to take off in order to get the cap off the rim. alot of the newer vehicles are making the cover/cap...
Down the tube that holds the trans dipstick. - Use a special trans funnel, correct size, long and flexible, cheap in Walmart.
  no bus message received from the transmission control module. The 'bus' system is the communication system the computers use to send information back and forth. Anything from a bad fuse, broken wire, or a bad computer can cause that code.
Under the hood connected to a electric wire to the dash plugged into ur a hole
Anywhere between $1000 and $1600; just depends on what all needs to be replaced. Usually you can just replace the compressor and receiver/dryer, clean the thermal expansion valves (1 for just front ac, 2 if you have rear ac as well), flush the lines and evac/recharge. Sometimes you need to replace...
Upstream O2 sensor location 97 CaravanIt's right behind the engine, in/on the top of the exhaust pipe just before it exits the engine compartment near the firewall. You can see/access it from under the hood without a lot of difficulty. It looks like a big hex head bolt with wires protruding from it...
  == Answer ==   It's not too difficult to replace the Body Control Module. If you know what you are doing you can do it in about 2 hours. I just got through doing it on my 1996 Caravan. The BCM is mounted on the back of the fuse box under the dash on the driver's side.   1. Disconnect the...
Unless the caliper is broken, you can just replace the brake pads.
The fuse box is under the hood, next to the battery.
The firing order is 1 2 3 4 5 6 with a 3.3 or 3.0
 == Answer ==   The fuse box is located behind the plastic panel or councole, on the left lower side of the steering column. Remove the two screws at the lower end of the dash and pull the lower steering panel cover off. Again The fuse panel will be behind this at the lower left. The panel you...
Answer . You can use "Scotch locks" on the tailights, and stop lights - trace them from the rear light fixture
The Voyages have fully electronic transmissions called A604.. Since the transmission and the differental are housed in the same case, you cant switch those transmissions around like you can say and old Chevy truck. If a A604 came out of it, it has to go back in. if not, nothing will work right....
I just accomplished this task today! I would agree if you have a lot of extra cash and don't mind giving it away you could have someone else do it. I did it in a couple of hours. If I had to do it again it would be much faster. I recommend in this order. Remove wiper arm bolts and gently tap bolt...
Answer . Rear lower end of the engine- try to follow + battery cable
== Answer ==   Answer 1: 4 cylinder   The A/C belt and the Alternator belt are the same on a 97 Caravan. Just losen the alternator bolt and it should be able to come of easy   Answer 2:   My 2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0 has two belts; one serpentine for the alternator and steering pump and a...
The blower motor resistor is mounted in the heater box directly behind the dash glove box. Remove the contents of the glove box and push in on both sides of the glove box stops. The glove box door will fold down exposing the resistor. Remove the two screws holding the resistor in the heater box to...
Front ( radiator ) side of the block, near the motor mount and starter.
I think he means an F350 you nubs... and it depends SRW or DRW, i have both and my max on receiver hitch is 12,000lbs, my fifth wheel on is 22,000(DRW) and 20,000(SRW) and my gooseneck is 30,000 both ways SRW and DRW cuz that is about the strongest hitch made is a gooseneck rated up to 32,000 and...
Pull out cup holder below counsel and remove the screw cover that is right above cup holder. There are 2 Philips screw under this cover, once removed you can pull off the center cover for the radio.
  == Answer ==   on an older car you put the key on accessery, push a needle in the little hole in the cylinder  then turn the key to the left and pull on the key
i would think it has a electrical fan unitthis is true, and I have reason to believe there is no such engine type as a V-4. Not in the caravan industry. They either are 4 cylinders or V6.
  You don't reset the computer. The ECU will relearn after a few driving cycles. No input necessary on your part. Just drive normally.
Trouble code P0605 means:Internal control module read only memory (ROM) error
 == Answer ==   If this is an electronic unit, the heat generated after the lights are on for one half hour, is affecting the intergrity of the electronic circuit board. 
  Fuel pump is gping out it may have enough fuel to start then it works like a vacuum but the pressure is not enough to keep it going. Same thing happend to my Buick Lasabre.
Two, one before the catalytic converter and one after.
  There is usually a little 12 volt motor in the unit to drive the pump. Check the fues first. Be sure about the fuse being good. Don't be faked out. Use a meter or test light. After that, the quickest and (arguably) the easiest way to start is to get your little 12 volt trouble light and see if...
  http://forum.chryslerminivan.net/ This forum has lots of info pertaining to the Dodge/Chrysler vans.
== Answer ==   I am assuming you are referring to a standard transmission 1)could be a foreign object in there somewhere 2)could be seized you might want to open it up and take a look?   I do not know if I am spelling this right, but it sounds like the synchronizers are bad.   if it is a...
No . It uses a timing chain. you can see a diagram of it in the repair information at "AutoZone's" website. The Caravan's with the 4 cylinder engine do use a timing belt.
Answer . The location of the drain plug is in the the lower left side of the radiator. It looks like a small paddle pointing towards the engine..
Trouble code P0700 means:Transmission control system malfunction
For my 1995 Dodge Grand Caravan with a 3.3L engineThe most important point here is that on a 3.3L engine it has to come out underneath. The main secret the store manuals don't tell you is that you have to remove the one bolt that holds the flexible rubber exhaust clamp to the middle of the body...
My 1997 Aerostar 3.0 has sliding door closing problems and a friend of mine fixed his problems on a 1991 4.0. the parts look the same on both so maybe this will cover most years. The door has three rollers, one top front, one bottom front and one middle back. There is supposed to be a plastic?...
These vans are a parts store dream vehicle. I have a 2005 and the list is long with defective workmanship and materials.1) Front steering rack 2) Roof seals resulting in leaking and water damage 3) Rear auto gate failure 4) Intake manifold gasket failure 5) Cracked molding where the windshield meets...
  == Answer ==   The removal procedure for the ignition lock cylinder entails using the key to turn the cylinder to the ACC position, inserting a pin into the small hole on the front, and continuing to turn counter-clockwise. If you simply don't have a key, you could have a locksmith make on...
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Look my English is not too good. But I will tell how to do that. Because I did it for my 95 dodge caravan.First remove the 2 bolt that holds caliper. take out the old one and hook the new one. then install it back. unsrew the brake oil bleeder nipple that's on the wheelcilinder and tell someone to...
Determine the origination of leak and repair. Could be transmission cooler line, seal, etc.
you have to buy a whole new one. it is a one pice set and can not be fixed once broken.   Answer   There is a metal spring-loaded clip inside the black assembly mounted onto the end of the aluminum track. It is possible that the seatbelt is stuck in the closed position for one of four possible...
manual con sensores de motor caravn 3.3
The computer looks at the info fromt he impact sensors, sends voltage to the ignitor in the airbags, and the airbag "explodes".
It very well could be the Vehicle Speed Sensor, if it has one. It will shift into low so that the vehicle can be limped into a shop to have it replaced. Should only take no more than a half hour and the sensor itself can be purchase for around $20 at any parts place that knows their stuff.