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2004 Dodge Caravan SE Sounds rough engine light came on.

I have a 2004 Dodge Caravan SE. All weekend its been running rough. It sounds like its going to stall. On Sunday evening the Engine Light came on. Any ideas of what could be the problem?

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  • marielynne88 Feb 09, 2009

    It doesn't smoke. It only has 56,175k and we just had an oil change done at the end of December.

  • marielynne88 Feb 10, 2009

    No the spark plugs or wires have never been replaced? Our mechanic placed it on a diagnostic machine and the problem is in the 3rd cylinder. Suggested we do process of elimination. Would you start with the spark plugs & wires?

  • marielynne88 Feb 13, 2009

    Just to let you know the spark plugs and wires were replaced and now the van runs like a charm. thanks for your help.


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Does it smoke at all ? If so could be the oxygen sensor, or depeding on the miles could need a tune up, they both could turn the engine light on.could be alot of things need more specifics

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  • moparperf92 Feb 09, 2009

    were the spark plugs or spark plug wires ever replaced? advance or autozone scans for fault codes and may be able to pinpoint the main problem, It could be so many things, could be a vacuum leak, bad plug wires , oxygen sensor, dirty fuel filter, clogged injectors , and so on

  • moparperf92 Feb 10, 2009

    I would first make sure all the spark plug wires are tight on both ends , then if they are, take off 1 wire at a time off of each spark plug and and make sure the plug is not loose, If everything is tight and secure then I would replace the plugs and wires. if a plug or a wire or both are loose it could make a cylinder seem dead, like it is running on 1 less cylinder, causes power loss, and very rough running, let me know how you make out

  • moparperf92 Feb 14, 2009

    that is great I hope I helped some take care


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