Cars run hot for a couple of reasons. Start with the easiest and work towards the more complex. First check coolant level. If it is low the car will get hot when standing still and cool down when it is moving, it may also heat up and cool down at intervals. Second check the thermostat. It may be stuck in the closed position. To check, grab the radiator hose that connects to the thermostat housing (caution may be hot). As the car heats up the thermostat should open and you should feel coolent moving through the hose. Third check the water pump. Check to see if it is leaking water. If it is leaking it is because it has a bad seal and the pump must be replaced. Fourth have a mechanic check the timing.
Also check to see if the fans are running. The fans are controlled by the computer to kick on when things start to get warm, but if the sensors have failed then the fans will not engage.
In addition, trapped air pockets, weak antifreeze, internal plugging, defective temperature sender, gauge innacurate. Internal leak such as headgasket.
I have experinced overheating in a 1990 grand caravan on the highway due to a bad torque converter and transmission problems. But start with the easiest and cheapest to repair and work your way up. .
it could either be a bad beattery or a bad starter
It could have a 31th or a 41te
If the radio in a 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan quits working, it is likely a blown fuse. It could also be faulty wiring or a defective radio.
There could be on at each wheel bearing.
1996 dode grand caravan V6 3.8L smoking gas are the tail pipe what could be the problem.............
It could be your starter, or your starter solenoid.
If a lower radiator hose was replaced on a 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan, but it is still leaking fluid, it could be that there is a hole in the radiator. It could also mean that there is damage to the overflow reservoir or its hoses.
It could be your fan shroud or radiator hose rubbing on the fan.
Could be 1,2,or 3 depending on the year and engine size.
If the interior lights come on and go of and chimes sound off f on a 1997 Dodge Caravan there could be a loose connection somewhere. This is a common condition with the Dodge Caravan series.
Starte could need a shim.
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan. AC is not working. System was charged a short time ago, but alas, less than a week, the system doesn't work. What could be the problem?
You can find the caravan overhead replacement doors from Caravan Plus, Jayco and Dodge Grand Caravan. Sandpalm doors and Coachman Caravans also have overhead replacement doors available
There are several complications that can cause a 1999 Dodge Caravan to shut off while driving. Most common issues include ignition problems or fuel delivery problem.
Generally on the dash above the radio, or if you have a overhead console it could be there!
my 1999 dodge caravan did the same thing and it was the speed sensor gone in it.THE speed sensor is located on top of transmission drivers side. Have it checked for codes, could be major or minor.
Could be the fan relay located on the drivers side frame below the battery.
The grinding noise in the front of a 1990 Dodge Caravan could be a cv joint. If it is, it probably only grinds when you take a sharp turn. There is one located on each side.
I don't believe so but you could call a wrecking yard and ask them to be sure.
Determine the origination of leak and repair Could be transmission cooler line, seal, etc.
That could be the cam shaft position sensor.Check that out>
My 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan began doing this and it is because the battery has a low charge, could be due to old battery, or even bad alternator. The quickest and easiest fix is to charge the battery and then wait and see if it happens again after. If it happens then you should have it looked at by a professional
The most common cause of automobile starting problems; is the battery needs to be charged. When the battery will not take a charge. It needs to be replaced.