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If If you have three or more kids, you could probably get by with a mid-size sedan if all you want to do is take them from Point A to Point B. Realistically, though, having kids means music lessons, athletics,...

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Can we put a 2000 town and country 3.3 v6 into a 2000 dodge caravan that was a 4 cylinder

The alteration in weight will require suspension/alignment modifications that will have to be engineered. The carryover of the PCM and all controls must be comprehensive but even if you can get it to work, you might run into issues using...

Transmission slips.

If you are reusing your old fluid you are defeating the purpose of changing the filter. I would only say this is ok if the ATF (automatic transmission fluid) was already spotlessly clean. If not, I recommend having a ATF...

The key won't turn in the ignition

There are several things that may be causing these issues. One place to start is the shift lever. There is a sensor that only allows the vehicle to be started if it is in park or neutral. Try shifting the...

Power steering not working.

It sounds like your serpentine belt is broken. (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/serpentine-drive-belt-replacement) You can inspect the belt under the hood in front one the motor. If the belt is OK you may have a bad power steering pump. (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-pump-replacement) I recommend having a...

Oil Light and Overheating.

The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could be failing or not pumping oil sufficiently or the oil pressure sending...

Fuel injector not working

The fuel injectors on the engine get power at all times from a common source, and the ground side is through the engine computer. The injector may be bad, or the engine computer's internal injector driver burned-out and the computer...

Battery light staying on

Hi. This could mean there is a short somewhere connected to your alternator. A mechanic can trace this issue along with any other issues along the way in order to diagnose the cause of your battery light (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-light-is-on-inspection).

What amperage is my Dodge 1998 Grand Caravan alternator?

Your specific model Dodge Caravan requires a 90 amp alternator (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/alternator-replacement). I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to replace your alternator.

I just had a tire replaced on the rear of the vehicle. Now I hear a "clicking" noise when I apply the brakes. What could the probl

Depending on if you have rear drum or disc brakes the noise is usually caused by a warped surface of the rotor or drum. The mechanic may have took off the rear drum to inspect the brakes and knocked out...

Windshield Wipers and Lights not working.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The wiper's motor circuit may have a short somewhere that is blowing the fuse. Weather can not only cause corrosion but can stress out the wiper motors and cause them damage as well. Both...

Windshield wipers are not working

Hi and thanks for your question. It is notorious for the wiper blade arms to strip out on the wiper motor drive rod. Check to see if the motor is turning the drive rod. If the drive rod is moving,...

Transmission not shifting into gear.

Either the transmission is slipping harshly or something broke inside the transmission making the gear drives not work properly. Make sure that the transmission fluid is full and red in color. If the fluid is full and red in color,...

Radiator leak

Hello there! To verify if the radiator is in fact leaking, I would recommend that a well-trained technician performs a pressure test on the cooling system. Pressure testing the system will expose any coolant leaks (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/coolant-is-leaking-inspection) in the system and...

Oil light staying on.

Hello and thanks for the question. Your oil light staying on even after the car has started is something that requires immediate attention. I would recommend having it checked asap. The good news here is that it doesn't always mean...

Oil Light and Overheating.

The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could be failing or not pumping oil sufficiently or the oil pressure sending...

Blown head gasket

Hi there. Common signs of a blown head gasket are: overheating, thick white smoke from the tail pipe, milky liquid in the oil cap or radiator cap, or loss of coolant. If you would like to have your head gasket...

Car won't start, making clicking noise when I try to start it and the gages needles are going from low to high speed w/wo key

Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-is-dead-inspection). Once you have a confirmed good battery, if the starter motor is not functioning that means the starter circuit, or the starter motor itself, is faulty....

I bypassed heater core hoses on 2006 dodge caravan passenger floorboard still wet

You may have left over coolant inside the heater core that will still leak out onto the flood until the core is empty. You can blow air into the open heater core lines in engine compartment to get out excessive...

I bought a vehicle about four months from a supposedly auction dealer and he keeps giving me a fake bill of sale. He also never ga

This sounds like its time to contact a lawyer or a friend that is a lawyer that will help you call this guy and threaten lawsuit if he does not comply.

2005 dodge Caravan overheated air conditioner is blowing heat one of the fans was not working so I replaced it air conditioner sti

Hello, thank you for writing in. If you have not resolve the issue(s) that caused the vehicle to overheat in the first place, then you need to start there. Do so by checking the level of your coolant, the radiator...

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