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Our church van has an intermitant charge light problem

We have checked all charging components and all are functioning fine. I have found that a large portion of Chrysler product electrical problems come from their relays but I was not able to just pop these relays out. Do any of you know if their is a trick to removing these particular relays or are they just stubborn. Also the driver says the transmission acts up when the charge light comes on. Tom

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I would suggest u go on Ebay and buy a used factory service manual for this Van.

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Your sure it's "charge" light & not "check" light? As far as electrical problems occuring, I'm not sure where you are weather wise but it wouldn't be uncommon for an elecrtical problem to be traced back to a poor connection somewhere due to corrosion, rust etc. If you have the time, removing some of the connectors and cleaning all the contacts with a good electrical approved spray cleaner have been known to eliminate some if not all problems in some cases. Get yourself some dielectric grease, and dab a little on the connections before you put them back together. As far as the relays go, yes they are hard to get out sometimes, & perhaps an auto parts place has a cheap tool for that, but wiggle & pull hard, is usually method most used I suspect. Transmission acting up, may be time for a scan,even though it would cost a few dollars now, a $2000 bill for repair/relace may be avoided if caught soon enough.

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