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Why won't my brake lights turn off
There is a brake light switch on or near the pedal assembly. That switch could have been jarred in such a way that the switch contacts are stuck in the closed (lights always on) position. If that is what has...
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vibration in the front end
Something like this could be due to faulty motor mounts, loose suspension components, dynamic imbalance of wheels and tires, misalignment or a combination of these factors. You can request a vehicle vibration diagnostic. My guess is, if you request the...
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low fan sound at fuel filler neck when van is off killing th battery over night
The problem you are describing is, of course, due to current flowing in a circuit even when the circuit(s) has been commanded off or is supposed to be off. This is referred to as a "parasitic" load, sometimes know as...
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Battery light came on while driving and a day later vehicle overheated
It sounds like your car may be overheating and you should have that checked out and resolved as needed. However, the coincident difficulty with the steering and the battery light make me think you might have a loose serpentine belt...
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My car would not start/turn over. Found a bent push rod and replaced it. Now it will crank but shakes badly and ticks on engine
If the car engine is noisy (ticking) and you already found one bent pushrod, the likelihood is there is other damage and that additional damage accounts for the noise. You can check cylinder compression but even if cylinder compression is...
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Key fob is stuck in the ignition and car won't start
The battery may be dead and if so the key is stuck because there is no power to the safety interlock. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location,...
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Used 5w30 instead of 5w20 can i drive to store to get 5w20
Hi David. Certainly - you should be fine to drive to auto parts store to get replacement oil. Make sure you replace the oil and filter if you currently have two different weights of oil in your Grand Caravan. ...
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Will a transmission from a 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan work in a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan?
The transmission from the 2005 model year "might" work in the 2006, but any transmissions from 2002 are definitely not going to be a catalog (drop in) interchange, probably due to differences in the electronic controls. That means if you...
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Loud noise
You should have the engine checked to see if the exhaust catalyst is bad and broken apart in the exhaust requiring the catalyst replacement.
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Car lights work and radio but when i go and try to start my caravan everything cuts off and rapid clicking noises start help?
Try to get a battery jump start and see if it helps? If it does then you may have a low battery. If it still does same thing then you have a problem with the main fuse box called a...
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Loud grinding
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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I have a 2006 Dodge Caravan and it won't start or crank. The dashboard shows the engine and oil pressure lights.
Turn the key to the on position and look to see if the theft light comes on and then goes out after a couple seconds? If it stays on then you have a problem in the theft system or the...
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Vehicle sounds like diesel engine
A thorough, professional inspection of the vehicle is the most efficient way to pinpoint the noise you are describing. If you desire such an inspection, and an explanation of your repair options, please use YourMechanic's vehicle noise diagnostic service request...
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2015 dodge grand caravan wont shift out of park, shift interlock latch failure?
Hi Edward. Thanks for contacting us today. While the shift interlock latch is a common source of this symptom, it's very rare for it to fail within three years. Most of the time, a failed brake switch or debris inside...
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about 5-6 oz of water was put in power steering resorvoir how bad is that?
The water in the short term will not hurt anything but should have the system flushed out as soon as possible to prevent later seal and pump or rack and pinion failure.
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I have a 2005 Dodge Grand caravan it cuts off when put in reverse but crank up again
There are a number of things that may cause the vehicle to shut off wen putting it in reverse. Commonly, this may happen when you have a faulty idle air control valve or a faulty MAP sensor. Additionally, you may...
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My car is getting stuck in reverse and making an awful sound when I turn what could be wrong?
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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The front blower motor stopped working for a bit but now works again. Now therer is a smell of burnt wires in the cab. What should
This may be an electrical malfunction in either the blower motor circuit wiring, the resistor block and/or the motor itself. Some simple tests and on an site examination will reveal the cause and the repair can be performed on a...
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Battery not charching. Changed battery and alternator but still battery light on and still not charging battery
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...

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