This is going to blow up now. First are traditional wreckers, these are the places that people bring cars to that have been involved in major collissions. You don't have to force it, it will just slide in. Chrysler's number for this recall is P25. The crossmember bridge rear fastners are bolts that go down into the crossmember, and have bolt heads that are recessed.
Another motivation is an economic one - why spend money on a new car when I can keep the money in the local economy by spending it on a used one and parts to fix it. Now we know why the transmission is blown. The higher performance fuel-injected version of the 2. Remove the right and left halfshaft assemblies. The latching mechanisms for the benches were easy to operate though removing and replacing the seats typically required two adults. So May have to go talk to eric the car guy.
Make sure that the converter does not slip out of the transmission during this operation. However, if your contemplating this job you may find the following pictorial interesting. A between the driver and front passenger seats was added. With the crossmember bridge disconnected from the crossmember it is pretty easy to unbolt the crossmember itself and remove it. When installed, the seats are latched to floor-mounted strikers.
You may also want to consider a certified pre-owned Grand Caravan, which is a used car that has undergone an inspection from a certified Dodge dealer and comes with additional warranty coverage. One of the heater hoses that runs close to the exhaust manifold right behind the fan had been touching the manifold with the result that it got a hole burned in it, so I replaced it. Ergonomic levers at the seat backs release the floor latches single-handedly, without tools, and raise the seats onto the rollers in a single motion. Here is a picture of the minivan taken in November, 4 months after I bought it. It is a Carter electric fuel pump used in these and the sender's part is Carter -73 0337 if that helps anyone. Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts to 40 ft. Three quarters of the time you will guess right and the repair will be quick and easy - but a quarter of the time the problem will turn out to be much more subtle than you imagined.
Bench seat stanchions were moved inboard to reduce bending stress in the seat frames, allowing them to be lighter. Next is torquing all the bolts to the proper torque, including the torque converter to flexplate bolts, and tying down and reconnecting the wiring harness and the transmission will be in place. What it is, is that this van had been in a collision before, one that was strong enough to blow both airbags, and this did some front end damage and caused the engine and transmission mounts to be misaligned within the body of the van. Still working under the hood, locate and disconnect any transmission electrical connectors you see. You need to return it to the place you had it serviced, and have them look at it. Since its 1983 introduction, the Dodge Caravan has been assembled at , in , Canada; prior to 2010, in was an additional source of production.
It did protect its occupants reasonably well, and the dummy movement was well controlled, however, a fuel leak occurred. Another thing that I found was broken was the power steering pump, it was leaking from the front shaft. Needless to say, the Air Bag warning lamp had been removed from the dash. Question for anyone who pulled transmission out on these vans, what are the key hurdles to overcome. The number of returned ex-rental 2010 Grand Caravan to the market jumped fourfold between July to October, depressing prices of used 2009 and 2010 Dodge minivans by as much as 20%. I dropped the pan and replaced the filter on my 2009 caravan. A between the driver and front passenger seats was added.
Ergonomic levers at the seat backs release the floor latches single-handedly, without tools, and raise the seats onto the rollers in a single motion. The Easy-out system remained in use through Generation V — where certain models featured a two-person bench and the under-floor compartments from the Stow'n Go system. Archived from on April 7, 2010. All three of the former engine choices were replaced by the new 3. Dodge replaces the pump for free.
For starters, this van had a serious flaw in it that I knew about before purchasing, but I didn't think would be that important. The increasing popularity of the short wheelbase Caravan had a dramatic effect on the captive import from Mitsubishi, called the , and was no longer imported to North America starting in 1991. So May have to go talk to eric the car guy. Nothing is more frustrating that getting into your car and the gear shifter lever being locked in Park. Install the ball joints to the steering knuckles. Wiring to the sensors is unplugged now. This dramatically improved handling in both the Chrysler and Dodge.
I have had it flushed it at the local quick lube place every 50,000 miles and now, at 134,000, I am knock on wood! In some instances, it is easier to connect the starter wire s before bolting the starter in place. All three of the former engine choices were replaced by the new 3. One other trick I have learned when doing these jobs is to set aside all tools used, that way if I have to go to a wrecking yard to pull a replacement part, I know just what tools to take. When unlatched, eight rollers lift each seat, allowing it to be rolled fore and aft. During the 1960s, Dodge did sell a small cargo van adapted for passenger use, called the which was discontinued in 1970 and replaced by the larger, fullsized in 1971. I read on here per master certified dodge mechanic that when a transmission is flushed that they do not replace the filter. A closeup of the broken sun gear.