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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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so if i change the ignition switch still need to program the new key?
Yes you will since the theft system that looks at the key is not part of the ignition switch. You will need to program the new keys or vehicle will not start.
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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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The temperature gauge maxes out within a few miles, the alarm sounds for a few miles, and then it's back to normal; no overheating
It is possible that you have a faulty coolant temperature sensor. I would recommend having your coolant temperature sensor inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done from your...
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Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 L engine I'm getting the codes p0123 p0118 p1478 p1193 and p0509 it is cranking but it will not start
All the codes are for too high of voltage from sensors and indicate a computer reference voltage of 5 volts are too high or there is a short in wiring. You will need to have the computer codes pinpoint tests...
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Van is overheating and not blowing hot air.
If you have no cabin heat, either the heater core is plugged, the heater control valve is stuck closed, or there is air trapped in the cooling system that prevents coolant flow through the heater core. Trapped air will often...
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Brakes
Hi...thank you for your question. Sorry for the delay in getting to you; I see your earlier question on this topic as well. To "buy time" before you have to have the brakes repaired, first determine if the pads are...
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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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Dodge caravan will not move in reverse
Your vehicle has the Chrysler 62TE transmission. Check the fluid level because low fluid can cause shift difficulties. Check the shift cable and in particular check to see if the manual lever on the transmission case actually moves into the...
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Battery died brakes locked up
This vehicle is equipped with vacuum assisted power brakes. When the engine is off, government regulations state that there must be enough vacuum in reserve to enable the brake pedal to be pushed down at least two to three more...
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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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Car grinding and jerking
Check the fluid level (and fluid condition) in the transmission to be sure the fluid level is not too high or too low. The jerking could be transmission or engine related. If the noise is coming from the transmission, and...
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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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2009 dodge caravan red lightning bolt and check engine light but checked codes with the key and not reading any codes
Hi Corey. Thanks for contacting us today. The red lightning bolt warning light indicates an issue with the charging system. In order to download the codes, you'll need a professional digital scanner. If you'd like to have one of our...
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I have a 2005 Dodge Grand caravan. The horn does not sound when you honk, or use the key remote to lock.
Power to the horn is interrupted due to a wiring issue or the horn itself is not functioning. You can use a voltmeter to test for battery voltage at the horn terminal. If there is battery voltage, and yet the...
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Battery is totally drained van not saying nothing
If the battery passes a load test and charging system output has been measured and is within factory specifications, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (batteries will self-discharge...
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i changed my 2012 dodge carvan battery and after that airbag light comes on
It is possible that this could be a fluke malfunction. It is also possible that there could be an actual issue with the airbag system. I would recommend having your airbag system inspected by a qualified professional to determine the...

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