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#4255 of 4276 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Loses all Power While Driving
Oct 12, 2006 (6:41 pm)
I have a 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan with 146,000 miles. Today I was driving at about 35 mph and the car lost all power. The gas peddle, and steering wheel were locked like if the ignition was off. I pulled over,turned the key off then on, and the car was fine. A couple of days ago the auto door locks would not unlock. Could these two things be related? Anyone know why it lost all power while I was driving? I like to have some idea before taking it in.
#4256 of 4276 Engine Insulation - can it be patched or replaced
Oct 13, 2006 (11:03 am)
I have a problem. I just moved overseas and had my vehicle shipped here. Unfortunately a weasel like animal sometime along the journey, climbed into the engine compartment and tore part of the insulation away from the wall that seperates the passenger compartment from the engine. I found out when it started smoking the first time I drove it - needless to say I was terrified thinking the car was going to start on fire. Now I am afraid to drive it even though I have pulled all the loose pieces out of the engine area and cleaned it all off - can I replace this stuff or is there something that I can use to secure what is remaining so it won't fall onto the engine block starting the smoking or a fire all over again. I honestly don't know if this stuff will start on fire but I am too afraid to take the risk - this is my only vehicle at this time and I really could use some help since I am going to have to take it to a German Chrysler dealership for any type of repair. I don't want to get taken advantage of, nor do I want to burn up in a ball of flame on the road. Help please??
#4257 of 4276 front wheel bearings
Oct 14, 2006 (11:36 am)
what is all involved in repacking the front wheel bearings in a 88 caravan? what the van is doing is a lot of road noise and all I can think of is front bearings if there may be another problem please let me know. Thanks for your time.
#4261 of 4276 Re: front wheel bearings [lar4]
Oct 17, 2006 (9:27 am)
If your front wheel bearings are making noise, the bearings are already beyond help and need to be replaced. Repacking them cannot repair a damaged bearing.
However, other things could be contributing to excessive "road noise" such as tire problems, CV joint issues, etc.
Oct 17, 2006 (12:14 pm)
has any one ever changed the inner tierod ends on an 01 caravan? if so how bad was it? thanks
#4263 of 4276 2001 doodge grand caravan ext warranty
Oct 17, 2006 (8:49 pm)
I have a 2001 grand caravan, I have approx 44100 miles on it-I'm looking to purchase an extended warranty from a reputable dealer where i can bring it to get serviced at a dodge dealership. Any body able to provide me with dealers either online or not that have great prices & great coverage.
#4264 of 4276 Re: 2001 doodge grand caravan ext warranty [dads3boys]
Oct 17, 2006 (9:05 pm)
I am not sure you can buy a Chrysler warranty at this point, given your vehicle is a 2001 model. However, several Chrysler dealers sell warranties over the internet. Check out: www.chryslerwarrantys.com