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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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How long does it take to replace a fuel line?
The fuel lines on this vehicle go from the fuel tank all the way to the engine and may require the fuel tank to be lowered for access to get to the lines on top of the tank. The entire...
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan codes P0123, P0222 and P0562...please help!!
P0123 and P0222 both implicate the throttle position sensor and circuit. P0562 involves the charging circuit and alternator. These are not particularly difficult codes to resolve as both the charging circuit and the throttle position sensor/circuit can be directly tested...
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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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Car battery dies when I put in reverse
Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally, this switch can malfunction causing the car to stall as soon as you...
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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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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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New battery goes dead overnight
If you have a new battery, you should be able to drive for a few hours and be able to restart the car a couple of dozen times even if the alternator is not working. So I suspect you have...
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Dealer says replace spark plugs and decarb, but missed oil leak on right side of engine. Throwing p0303.
As you know code P0303 relates to a misfire, specifically in cylinder #3. This is likely unrelated to the oil drops you are seeing as those are more likely related to a gasket or a seal leaking. Engine misfires can...
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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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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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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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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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