Step 2 Perform a thorough visual inspection of all points where wiring terminates against the body work. After an hour of driving the squeek was back again, took it to the dealer and now they said it was the alternator, so we changed it after several arguments. What will the gas milelage tell me? The voltage should be at least 14 volts. Note that this inspection may require removal of the dashboard, seats, carpets, and even trim panels to gain access to all wiring harnesses. I turned off the van, then restarted it to see if it was just a fluk, but the light stayed on.
But would someone make it easier and tell me where it located. My2005 dodge grand caravan jerks when it shifts into gear what could it be. This may have been the reason your battery died. I drove 25 miles, tended to a sister-in-laws dogs, then started the van to return home. It may be covered by emissions warranty.
Should I give the dealer more money or keep driving till the wheels fall off? Standard company has always been a relatively good company in the past, they mass produce. While the other motors seem to need to have the correct vin flashed into them, my '00 4. In some cases, it is possible that some controllers may need to be reintegrated or even reprogrammed after a communication failure. If you do not have access this class of diagnostic equipment, refer the vehicle for professional diagnosis and repair. Well after about 8 start ups later the light is back. The best even a skilled operator can hope for is to narrow down the field of search somewhat, which means that if the problem persists beyond Step 3, the vehicle should be referred to a specialist for professional diagnosis and repair. Have to refalsh it after also.
He will destroy this country. If you don't have a voltmeter, you can probably borrow one from autozone or similar chain or just ask them to come and check the voltage for you in the parking lot with engine running. However, this is not guaranteed to resolve the problem, since the issue may be with a controller. I'd try a used one check out Car-Part. For 1,000 the dealer will do it. If any damage is found, resist the temptation to repair wiring to prevent continuity, resistance, and other issues caused by poorly executed repairs. In these cases, the code is pending, and it may illuminate one or more warning lights at any time.
That leaves you with the issue of why they replaced the water pump. You might want to get an estimate for reflash. I have an 2002 caravan sport with P0601 and P1684. We've explained how to clear codes on many other threads though. Getting ready to send one off for a friend. I have had this error code for probably over a year now. The oxygen sensor signal is monitored for changes in its output signal during this test, and if no significant change, or too much change is seen, the P0401 error flag is set.
There is one caviot but, don't recall the details. Question 1: Could this issue be caused by the work prevuiosly done to the car? He and I feel the car is running fine. For instance, one accidental contact with a probe on an incorrect connector pin at the wrong time can destroy the memory on one or more controllers that may, or may not be reprogrammable. However, use extreme caution when removing insulation to prevent creating damage where there was none before. Come to find out the P0601 code is gone woo hoo! This may have been the reason your battery died.
Use a voltmeter at the battery with the engine running. I have a P204 problem with my 01 Caravan. Seems to me it might be easy enough to plug and unplug the harness. Perhaps the cost is not so high. We strive in helping our customers in getting their vehicles back in working order and on their way again. If the one from the wreckers doesn't work properly.
Any other suggestions on where I can take it besides the dealer? Is it inside the van or inside the engine bay. What are the common causes of code P0601? I have read the above posts and can't seem to find where somebody posts a solution to clear the code. This code is for internal controller failure. Just thought I would pass this along. . I might be out a few hundred bucks.