Last post on Nov 02, 2009 at 11:26 AM
You are in the Chrysler/Plymouth Voyager, Dodge Caravan
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Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Voyager, Plymouth Voyager, Auto Body, Electrical, Van
#2 of 3 Re: 1988 Dodge Caravan Problems. [irvan]
Nov 02, 2009 (10:41 am)
No idea on the sliding door. My brother has a Ford Aerostar that had a similar problem with the door (worked fine one day then not at all the next). It turned out that his door handle mechanism needed to be adjusted just to the point that it would fully engage the latch to allow the door to open. But, too far and it would gum up the whole works and require him to pull it all apart to start over. I am not sure this is your problem, but you might look at adjusting it. If it a child lock preventing you from opening from the inside, you should be able to disengage that with the panel off.
Instrument lights.... it is probably just the bulbs themselves! They do wear out over time. If they are original, with that age & mileage, you are lucky any work at all! They are usually just a twist-style bulb; once you access them, they are simple to remove and replace.
#3 of 3 Re: 1988 Dodge Caravan Problems. [xwesx]
Nov 02, 2009 (11:26 am)
I'll have to see about getting the instrumnent panel off and replacing those bulbs for safety's sake.
Another oddity is the passenger side window doesn't roll up or down, but the door panel is missing and I can do it manually by physically moving the litte white toothed piece.
I assume that there is probably something stripped in the part you are supposed to use to roll it up.
I'll be darned if I can figure out how to get in there though...