Question about 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan AWD
My 2003 dodge grand caravan started whining in the front end a couple of months ago. It seemed like when it warmed up the noise would go away. Today the noise is constant and it seems to be worse when I am turning.
I had the same problem, my mechanic has had this same problem with other 2003 grand caravans. Flush the power steering fluid, replace it with ATF+4 and add Lucas power steering additive. Apparently dodge has posted the fluid that was originally used is causing this problem. $100 and it is purring like a kitten
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
We lived with this problem for years (2003 Grand Caravan). No mechanic could figure it out, including the dealership. I found a solution on the Internet and I was ecstatic when it worked! The problem is that the power steering reservoir gets clogged. I recommend you replace it. It's a plastic part that costs about $30. Ask a mechanic for a quote on the labor -- it's probably about a 20 minute job.
Posted on Feb 18, 2011
The dealership tried to charge my wife around $1100 and say it was the rack and steering, took it to my regular car guy and he charged me little over $300 for some joint that was worn out on the front.
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
That would be your power steering pump it is ethier low on fluid or gone bad
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the power steering pump is going, gonna have to replace soon
Posted on Feb 24, 2010
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