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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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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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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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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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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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Why is my car running hot?
Hi there, thank you for asking about your 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan. In most cases, the symptoms you're describing are related to a problem with your radiator thermostat. The thermostat is supposed to open the radiator to flow coolant into...
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Transmission issue
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. With the engine only revving up and the transmission is not moving in any direction forward or reverse, then there is a problem with the pump in the transmission. The transmission oil pump...
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Transmission does not shift properly
This kind of reaction 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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TICKING NOISE FROM ENGINE
Hi Anthony. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. Based on what you've stated above in your question, it is possible that the ticking sound is coming from a loose lifter or valve rocker arm (as the dealership stated in their...
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Sugar in gas tank.
Hello. I am so sorry to hear that this has occurred, as it can be a very expensive repair. If the vehicle has not been ran since this occurred then the fuel tank needs to be removed and cleaned. If...
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strange maybe pressure release sound from right rear sounds like on inside
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Dodge Grand Caravan. From what you've described, the noise is most likely from the A/C system being low on refrigerant. If you decide to get this fixed, have a certified technician, like one...
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strange maybe pressure release sound from right rear sounds like on inside
Hey there, the sound you may be hearing is coming from the A/C system expansion valve when refrigerant going through it. You may have an A/C system that is a little low on refrigerant, and needs to be checked for...
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Starting problems
Hi, there is a recall on these cars about the TIPM, or Totally Integrated Power Module. If the camshaft position codes have disappeared I would take a look at the TIPM. If the codes are still present, then there may...
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Smoke coming from under the hood.
Engine coolant has a very distinct smell when it burns, a sweet candy like smell. If your coolant levels in the radiator aren't dropping, a leak can be ruled out. If the level is low, that means you are either leaking,...
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Power Steering return hose leak
Hi There, You are likely correct in that if the leak is not coming from the high pressure line, it may be leaking from the return lines. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to...
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Oil light
You would need to have the oil pressure tested with a gauge to see if the pressure is within specifications. A sending unit may be bad or you are low on oil pressure. The reason for this could be anything...
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My 2007 Grand Caravan has hard detonation problems.
Hello. Engine detonation and power loss can be caused by a few different things. Keep in mind that engine detonation can quickly become a bigger issue if left unchecked, and in serious cases can even lead to engine damage. It...
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My 2007 Grand Caravan hard detonation problem
As you know, a misfire can be caused by many different reasons such as bad spark plugs, spark plug wires, faulty fuel injectors, lack of voltage to fuel injectors, incorrect fuel pressure, an air intake leak and many other possibilities....
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Loud humming noise
Hi. There are several mechanical issues that typically make a loud humming noise under the hood of most cars. One in particular that might be the source of your problem is the alternator as your friend suggested. Commonly, the humming...
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Leaking antifreeze.
Coolant can leak from dozens of places on a vehicle. The best way to pinpoint a coolant leak is to perform a cooling system pressure test. A qualified technician from YourMechanic will be able to perform this test for you....

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