Question about 1996 Plymouth Voyager

1 Answer

Will a 94 Dodge Caravan transmission fit in a 96 Plymouth Voyager

I am looking to buy a pair of mini-vans. One is a 1994 Dodge Caravan and the other is a 1996 Plymouth Voyager. I was told that there may be a transmission problem with the Voyager and I was wondering if the transmission from the Caravan would fit in the Voyager if there was a problem. The vans are a steal and I don't want to let them go. I just want to be sure that I can make one sound vehicle out of the two. Thanks in advance.

Posted by on

  • cjh1221 Jun 03, 2009

    I am not very good with cars, have gone as far as to change the plugs and wires but thats about it. I am hoping that it is a minor problem. He said that occasionally it would not shift out of first gear. As soon as it started happening his grandmother went out and bought a new car. I just wanted to be sure that I was not getting in waaay too deep with this vehicle. Thanks.
    Someone else suggested that it could be the Throttle valve cable getting stuck so I will do my best to look at all that and see if I can find the problem. Thanks again!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Plymouth Master
  • 3,854 Answers

80 percent of the time the transmission problem is electrical. Pull the transmission dip stick and check the condition of the transmission fluid. If it's not burn and the transmission runs with out slipping but does not shift properly. Good chances are that it may be the Transmission control module (TCM) which is on the passenger side fender close to the headlight. Check the condition of the wire harness to the TCM, look for corrosion and try disconnection the TCM and see if there is any changes to the way the transmission performs. As for the transmission fitting, as long as the engine size are the same. the 3 liter and 3.3 liter use different transmission. Good luck and hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

  • Harvey N Tawatao
    Harvey N Tawatao Jun 03, 2009

    Since your limited on the caravan on knowledge for now till we turn you in to an expert on caravan's. Go to Auto Zone and have them see what the DTC codes are.

    It will let us know if there is a problem with the TCM or it may just be as simple speed sensor that can be replaced as easy as a spark plug on the transmission.

    You say it's not shifting out of first. OK Transmission 101, there is a speed sensor and turbine sensor that sends signal to the Power control module (PCM) and (TCM) which controls the shifting of the transmission electronically. If one or both of these sensors go bad or the PCM or TCM does not get any signal then the transmission will not get any signal to shift gears from the TCM.

    Go to Auto Zone and have them pull any DTC codes and lets start from there and hope it's just a simple sensor which is easier then finding a corroded wire in the harness.

    The electrical harness will be next on our list to do. As i mentioned earlier, disconnect the TCM and see if there are any changes to the Shift performance to the transmission. Oh and check the fuses under the dash and under the hood for bad fuses and corroded fuse connections, the van is 16 years old.

    Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to help you save some money. P.S there is no Throttle valve cable, that's for the older type cars and van with out a electronic transmission.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Im looking for a transmission wiring diagram for a 95 plymouth voyager se with the 3.3l engine


Plymouth Voyager Repair Manual / Service Manual Online ...

? 0:43
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GqbKAZhMcY
Dec 14, 2014 - Uploaded by Tanner Jackson
If you need a Plymouth Voyager repair manual, you're in luck. ...steering, suspension, engine, transmission, air conditioning, heater, or something ... 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 (90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00) .... Plymouth VoyagerDodge Caravan 1996 19971998 1999 2000 3.3L ...
images for wiring diagram plymouth voyager

Nov 28, 2015 | Plymouth Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1994 plymouth voyager, not shifting into drive


Not shifting? or is the tranny dust? Is this mechanical (in the linkage) or does the transmission "spin" when put into Drive?

The Voyager is infamous for it's bad transmissions.. Craigslist is "littered" with Caravans and Voyagers that need transmissions.. The replacement can cost as much as $2600.. and finding a used one is not always easy.. the cheapest and best way to replace it is get a rebuilt one.. and do it yourself.. it is time consuming yet fairly simple on the 3.0 engine. The hardest part is seperating the struts.. this might be a two man job.. BTW.. don't let the torque converter fall out of the transmission.. get a book if you attempt this repair at home.. jack he van up as high as you can.. the engine is easily supported with a couple of 2x4 cut to fit..

I have replaced a transmission on 1995 Caravan..

Jim

May 15, 2010 | 1994 Plymouth Voyager

2 Answers

Looking to buy a 2001 Voyager 3.3l. Do these have a cambelt? How offten should they be changed?


Timing chain. Have had them go 200,00 miles without change, and sold vehicles still running good.

Oct 24, 2009 | 2001 Chrysler Voyager

1 Answer

96 plymouth grand voyager, transmission slipping,not shifting


trans is shot very common problem you can rebuid it but thats not cheap finding a used one will be very difficult as 96 is a one year only model and there where 2 within that year depending on the buid date of the van

Jun 03, 2009 | 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

94 plymouth voyager 94 won't shift to higher gear


Trans is in limp mode. Speed sensor problem with the transmission. Take it to the dealer. I had mine done for 186 bucks.

May 06, 2009 | 1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager

1 Answer

94 Plymouth Voyager Water Pump


thw water pump stuff you need is here

http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c15280215d73

The heater stuff is here

http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c15280216054

Hope this helps! good luck!

Sep 15, 2008 | 1994 Plymouth Voyager

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Plymouth Voyager Logo

622 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Plymouth Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8180 Answers

Are you a Plymouth Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...