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My 2006 dodge caravan is saying gascap on the speedometer and throwing no codes. Was running fine and then died! Acts like it is getting no fuel but no leaks anywhere! Where should I start?

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Pull the gascap and check to see if there are gouges out of the o-ring seal on it. Also look at your filler neck and insure there are no cracks on it.Technically it's registering a slow leak in the
evaporative emissions control system. Since this is usually the fault of the gascap, that's the message that it shows, but the actual cause could be a small leak at any point in the EVAP system.
I also find some excerpts from caravan manual ... see if it helps

From 08 Grand Caravan manual:

Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
² If the gASCAP message is displayed in the instrument
cluster, this signifies a leak or change in the evaporative
system is detected. Sometimes this is the result of
a loosely fitting (or possibly damaged) filler cap.
Tighten the fuel filler cap properly and press the
odometer reset button to turn the gASCAP message
off.
² Make sure that the fuel filler cap is tightened each time
the vehicle is refueled.
² If the problem continues, the message will appear the
next time the vehicle is started. See your authorized
dealer service center as soon as possible. See Section 7
of this manual for more information.

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Yes Jerry is correct if the gas cap is bad and sucking in air it could be causing a vapor lock. older Fords and Corvettes used to have that issue alot.

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Replace the Gas Cap.

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SOURCE: 2002 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN STUCK IN 2ND/3RD, NO SPEEDOMETER...

the tcm is located in the fender well behind the bumper drivers side black box check the wiring for bad cannection,

let us know what you find there are thousands of us with the same problem

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SOURCE: dashboard gauges dont work, 1998 dodge caravan

These vehicles seem to have a problematic short, my grandfather has the same vehicle with the same problem, i found the short under the carpet on the driver side of the vehicle, under the gas pedal, sometimes wires can crack and break.

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SOURCE: P2097 Error code in 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan, which O2 Sensor?

The one before the catalytic, on the side where cylinder # 1 is at. close to the exhaust mag.

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SOURCE: everthing on my dash (speedometer,odometer,fuel

Blown Fuse or fried Circuit board. Take to a local AutoZone, Advance, Murray's, O'reillys or a similar part house for them to check the wiring. I'm assuming the van does not use a mechanical Speedometer or Fuel Gauge.

On the plus side, with no speedometer, your indicated odometer mileage does not increase. Just keep your speed down and your tank full. Kidding, just kidding.

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SOURCE: my 2006 dodge caravan is throwing the code po404,

This code is for the EGR valve. IT may just need cleaning or there is a vacuum leak to it. Best way to clean it is to take it off the manifold and using a brass brush and a chop stick to push into the ports.

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