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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 init ,it may cause problems ,go to any auto zone and they got thisstuff setting on the shelf's,its best to use what they call for inthem,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
You need a special socket that has a cut out so you can slide it over the sensor. The socket can be bought or borrowed from the auto parts store. I believe I borrowed mine from Advance auto. They make you pay for it and return your money when you bring the socket back in one piece. However, yours is...
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...
The brake pads are actually shoes. The emergency brake relies on the rear brake shoes being applied by tension on the emergency brake cable against the rear drums to hold the car stationary. In other words, the rear brakes double as the emergency (parking) brakes.
Inside the the front/pass side of the engine. It is run off of the timing belt.
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 thisapplication is an easy to moderate level of difficulty. First thevehicle will need to be safely raised, either through a hydraulicshop lift or jack stands. Second, the wheels need to be unbolted.The rear calipers can be released and held...
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
the 1995 and before 3.0L's only have the sensor in the distributor. No crank sensor.
The engine and trans are removed together out the bottom.
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...
To close the back vent window on the Dodge Caravan look for a smallhandle that looks like a bent arm and rotate the arm until thewindow is closed. Some Dodge Caravans have power rear vent windowsthat can be closed by pressing a button on the driver's side doorpanel.
It depends on where the fluid is leaking from. It could be a hose, seal, gasket, or cranked case.
They vary in price depending on year and make of caravan..... generally from 300 to 600 dollars.
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...
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 igniter that I believe is built...
Most likely cause is the seal under the roof rack closest to where the water is coming in.
P0490 : Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit High
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. \n. The below forum hits on the topic and a good place to try is www.gates.com \n. 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...
The water pump is located inside the front of the engine, driven by the timing belt.
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.
The solenoid is part of the starter.
3.3L and 3.8L use 5w20 4.0L uses 10w30
Follow the upper radiator hose to the engine, It is under the part the hose hooks to.
Just did this on 1995 Grand caravan. I bought a new pump for about 190.00 at autozone. Pump is inside the tank. My mechanic installed it for 200.00.
The body computer is on the back side of the under dash fuse box.
The horn switch is part of the airbag cover.
The most likely cause would be low fluid level.
The serpentine belt tensioner is held in place by a 15mm nut that is accessible form underneath. You need a 2 foot long extension and a swivel socket to access it underneath the alternator. Alternately, it can be reached from the top with a 15mm box wrench. 1) Remove the negative battery...
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...
It controls most of the interior electronics such as lights, wipers, locks, theft alarm, etc.
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 . \nNO! 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 . \nThe reason that that fuse blows is a bad rear wiper motor. You can do one of 2 things. ...
go to this web... www.youtube.com and them find what you want right there and you will see the video how to change a fuel filter...good luck
The map light on a 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT is changed gentlyprying the edge of the cover to reveal the bulb. The bulb can thenbe 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...
It is inside the trans, on the vavle body.
Upstream O2 sensor location 97 Caravan It'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...
take off tire, use a hammer to push out the old stud toward the car, slide the new one in and hammer it in do nut hit the new one on the side with the threads, if it has rear wheel drum brakes u will need to take off the drum
Any engine from a 1991-1995 Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager or Chrysler Town & Country should work fine
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 battery. 2....
Unless the caliper is broken, you can just replace the brake pads.
\n. It could. You need to have the system scanned for codes to know for sure.
Buy a shop manual at any parts store, there are a number of publishers like Haynes, Chilton, etc.., you will find what you are looking for
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 are...
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 typical v-belt for...