The transmission failed again and again and again. This car hasen't even made it to 100,000 miles yet for God's sake. When adding transmission fluid to your Caravan, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. I don't need another boat anchor in my yard. Driving along and the transmission fails. The dealership replaced the filler neck front seal.
Browse these listings for your restoration parts and accessories such as this AutoTrust Platinum Speed Sensor! We will not process your order before verifying with you the engine information! I am a mother of 6 children and I need to have a good working van. Both were complete transmission failures requiring replacement because the old one could not be rebuilt. Walker Products supplies the automotive aftermarket with premium engine sensors and fuel system components. Should have seen it coming. Please find a solution or tell me where I can become like a gold member so I can get a better price for transmissions every time my transmission goes out! Also, there was a fuel leak.
My wife finally refused to drive it anymore because it left her and the kids walking too many times. It seems prudent to consider a general recall on the transmission since there seem to have been so many complaints posted on the internet. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. Chrysler refused to help with the repairs. Our discount used 1996 Dodge Caravan transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. I can't afford to be doing this every 2 years! Somehow They the dodge people cannot make a good product to last at all!!! I have had 3 Dodge Caravans and on all of them I had to replace the transmission. It sucks being without a vehicle.
That helps us find the correct wiring diagrams, and make judgments as to most common suspects and likely fixes. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. Dodge has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. I cannot drive out of my local area because I am afraid of the vehicle breaking down on the highway. At the end of the third year I had 31000 miles on the car. However, this time the transmission would not go into drive until the vehicle was restarted. This one is eight years old and shows up on our list as having already received a reply.
I have the windshield wipers turning on and off by themselves, the horn stopped working and the air bag light went on. The timing belt and tensioner was replaced. If you have a problem, you need to start a new question specific to your vehicle. I do daycare from home, so I need a van. Be sure to include those in your description.
Four months later, the differential pin went and put a hole in the side of the transmission housing. I asked to see thier tsb's and the service manager refused to allow me access to them, stating she was concerned about my motive to read them. They determined the codes needed to be reset. The manufacturer has not been alerted. I still won't buy another one. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Caravan, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
There was a loud noise coming from underneath the hood. This was due to the differential shaft not being properly bolted at the factory. Car is driven to and from work and other family tasks. It was reconditioned in 2000 at 56,000 miles by Chrysler. But, I am afraid this may be Prelude to a full failure. Please make sure to read the product description below and in particular match the engine size and number of speed with your vehicle's specifications.
I want to organize a class action lawsuit about the tranny problems with the Chrysler Minivans! The cause of the pin going is because when it snows and you get stuck, your tires spin and when they catch, it causes strain on this pin causing it to go. Hell will freeze over before I buy another one. The transmision was just serviced 16,000 miles before the failure. Small pin in transmission breaks because it is too weak for the task. When we had a problem with the transmission the first time, we went to the dealer and they said that it was not the transmission. The dealership indicated that the transmission failed.
The consumer was told the cover in front of the engine was removed and the tensioner bearing had fallen apart. I hope you can come up with a solution to not keep having to replace transmissions on your Caravans! The transmission broke with my wife and daughter in the car and stranded them. Check also our 1996 Dodge Caravan manual transmission catalog. So I got a 96 Caravan from a friend and that van nothing is wrong with it because my friend showed me receipts on everything, once a mo. The check engine light is not on.