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Grand Caravan runs rough, even after replacing plugs and wires. ABS light and engine light are on. Not sure what to try next.

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  • onthehoof Oct 17, 2013

    So, some additional info. It's not smoking, and the van was checked out and had the plugs and wires changed out maybe 3 weeks ago - mechanic ran several diagnostics and didn't find an obvious cause. I tried fuel injector cleaner, but that didn't seem to make any difference. The check engine light came on last week, and ABS light came on in the last couple days. Hope that helps.

  • onthehoof Oct 17, 2013

    So, some additional info. It's not smoking, and the van was checked out and had the plugs and wires changed out maybe 3 weeks ago - mechanic ran several diagnostics and didn't find an obvious cause. I tried fuel injector cleaner, but that didn't seem to make any difference. The check engine light came on last week, and ABS light came on in the last couple days. Hope that helps.

  • onthehoof Nov 04, 2013

    ended up taking it back to the mechanic...I just didn't have enough time to mess with it before a business trip. Turned out to be an "ERG sensor", whatever that is. At least the mechanic didn't charge for any diagnostics this visit.

  • blit30as Nov 04, 2013

    I think that's your Exhaust Gas Recirculation sensor and that would make sense with respect to rough running. It is commanding the EGR valve to open at the wrong time, introducing exhaust into the intake at the wrong times.

  • Walter Davis Jun 26, 2014

    jjd Take it to a garage and have your cluster lights reset the warning lights.

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Get a scan tool or con your local garage into pulling the codes and reading off the freeze framing data (don't ask them to reset anything) and post what you get here and we can go from there. The system turned on that MIL for some reason (ABS won't cause a rough running condition).

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SOURCE: ABS Light illuminated on Van

ABS diagnostics requires a scan tool (Chrysler DRB II, DRB III or aftermarket equivalent). the plug is located near the brake pedal. this is the only alternative to get the ABS light off.

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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Caravan SE Sounds rough engine light came on.

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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did you check the coil it may be bad. for # 1 cylinder. if you can, just replace them all. then you will know everything is ok! but change #1 coil first to find out. try putting some injector cleaner in the tank, or swapping the injector from the #1 cylinder to the #2 and see if the code follows it and let us know.

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