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Speedometer wrong – Chrysler minivan

Speedometer wrong – Chrysler minivan Speedometer wrong–Speedometer shows speed when standing still, Dodge, Grand Caravan, Town & Country, Plymouth Voyager If you own a Grand Caravan, Town & Country, or Plymouth Voyager and find that the speedometer is showing speed when you’re at a stop, it can only be caused by a few things. The speedometer gets its signal from the from the PCM based on digital data it gets from the transmission control module via the data bus. The transmission control module gets the speed signal from the output … Read More

AC not cold – Chrysler

What to do when AC isn’t cold Town & Country, Caravan, Grand Caravan, Plymouth Voyager vans Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) #24-008-03 to address AC not cold problems with poor A/C performance on 2004 Town & Country, Caravan, and Voyager van with the 2.4L engine. Chrysler has identified a software glitch that commands the A/C to cycle too often when outside temperatures are above 90 degrees. The fix involves updating the PCM software. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

Sliding door wont close Caravan

My Sliding door wont close 2008 Dodge Caravan, Grand Caravan, Grand Voyager, Town & Country Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 08-011-08 to address problems with the sliding doors on minivans shown above. The problem occurs when the user attempts to close the door using the power mechanism. The power door may not close or may reverse when using the key fob or the switches in the vehicle. The problem is intermittent. There will be no obvious obstruction. The door will close fine when operated manually. If the … Read More

Caravan third row seat

How to fix Caravan third row seat that doesn’t work Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 08-026-07 to fix a Caravan third row seat doesn’t work problem. Owners report that the third row power seat won’t work. Chrysler has identified a cause. Any small obstruction that prevents the front legs from latching onto the striker provides information to the sensors to override the system. The occurs when the user moves the third row seat from the stowed position to the upright position, but then the seat back folds … Read More

P0452 P0841

Fix code P0452 P0841 P0452 or P0841 trouble codes on Journey, Chrysler Sebring, Avenger, Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, Grand Caravan Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 18-034-08 REV D to address trouble codes P0452 Evap Pressure Switch Stuck Closed and P0841 Pressure Switch Rationality. If you own one of the vehicles listed below and have either of these trouble codes, first perform the diagnostic checks shown in the shop manual. If the components check out ok, take the vehicle to the dealer for a PCM reflash with … Read More

Liftgate Ajar light on

Liftgate Ajar light on Courtesy lights and Liftgate Ajar light on intermittently. Chime tone intermittent. Dodge Nitro, Jeep Liberty, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Commander, Durango, Aspen, Dodge Caravan, Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 08-022-07 to address a problem with the courtesy and liftgate ajar lights illuminating intermittently along with an intermittent chime tone. The TSB applies to the following vehicles. 2007 – 2008 Nitro 2008 Liberty 2008 Cherokee (International) 2007 – 2008 Grand Cherokee 2007 – 2008 Grand Cherokee (International Markets) 2006 … Read More

Replace a window regulator on Chrysler minivan

Replace window regulator Chrysler minivan Here’s a really good video on How to replace a window regulator on Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country, and Plymouth Voyager vans.   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

P0401 EGR insufficient flow – Chrysler Minivan

Fix trouble code P0401 egr insufficient flow – Chrysler Minivan Late model Chrysler Minivans are known to post P0401 egr insufficient flow codes P0401-P0408. The egr valve is like an electronic solenoid that pulls the pintel off its seat. A position sensor at the top of the valve measures how far the pintel shaft has actually moved versus how much the computer commanded it to move. It’s the position sensor that goes bad (see plunger in photo). The problem may be in the sensor, but the fix is in replacing the … Read More

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