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I have a 1996 Dodge Caravan SE and during the summer with high temps and humidity, the van, after going at highway speeds for at least 20 minutes, stalls when you exit the highway slowing down. This only happends dueing that time. It never happens during the other 3 seasons and does not occur during short trips. Any idea what could be causing this? Thanks!

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Hi! May I know if the temp gauge is reaching the maximum level. Thanks!

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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  • sbartulovich Jul 07, 2010

    The engine temp, as per the temp gage, is less than the halfway point.



    Hope this helps!

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    dj_relly999 Jul 07, 2010

    Alright, as a first course of action I suggest that you replace the automatic transmission fluid. The fluid may be burnt causing the car to stall or run sluggish. Excessive heat may cause it to malfunction, a new fluid will help.

  • sbartulovich Jul 07, 2010

    Ok. As a little history, this has hapened for the past 3 years and I have the trans oil changed every year. This did not wind up correcting the problem.



    Hope this insight adds a bt more info.



    Thanks!

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