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1998 dodge caravan won't shift out of third gear, also the spedometer goes haywire.

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VSS VECHICLE SPEED SENSOR COULD BE FAULTY.IT WILL CAUSE SHIFTING TORQUE CONVERTER PROBLEMS. SCAN IT TO GET A CODE.

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

  • Gary Dec 03, 2010

    I have a 1999 Dodge and mine went into "limp home" mode. I cleared the code and found it was a the VSS as mentioned in previous reply. Cost me $30 and 45 minutes to change it out. It now has 221K miles and is running great. Just remember to keep the transmission fluid changed every 30-40K miles to prevent wear an tear.

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