Question about 1996 Dodge Caravan
1997 caravan/se Driving along and warning bell sounded,temp light came on,then it died.I thied to re-start,no spark.while
on a tow trailer I took it to a autoparts store.they put a computer into dash and it said magnetic cam sensor.I bought the part and dont see anything that looks like the part they gave me.I bought the van used so i'm not sure if engine is origional or not,or if its the wrong part.part # duralast su353 canshaft sensor.I would like online replacement instructions and location of a engine serial # and web site to compair the # with the VIN # Thanks for any help you can provide
Diagram of a crank sensor for a 1997 dodge caravan 3.0
Posted on Jan 15, 2010
I have the same problem right now with the same vehicle.. Finally it's at the dealership and they can't figure it out. How did you finally fix it???
Posted on Jul 15, 2011
Part is located on the passenger side of vehicle, between pulleys on the engine block. With short 4" - 5"wires coming from it wrapped in protective casing transversing the belt.
Posted on Dec 25, 2008
1996/97 only 3.0 liter v6. camshaft sensor is inside the distributor (removal required) the serial # was on the front of the block below head at #1 piston. The sensor ended up not being the problem.The water pump went out (locked up tight) thus shreading the timing belt.I purchased a" Haines "repair manual for $20 at a local parts store.A lot of bouncing from chapter to chapter(I found that stickey notes for book marks are very handy and help keep manual cleaner while working on vehicle.F.Y.I. the water pump (from a parts store) has to be split in half.The back side case is re-used.If you get it from the "dealer "It comes complete,saves time seperating ,cleaning,installing gasket and putting back together befor you can installit.Be prepared to become a contortionist while working on this particular vehicle.
Posted on Oct 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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