1994 Dodge Caravan - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

The sliding door ajar switch has a tan/yellow and black wire going to the switch. Chrysler has issued a service bulletin for this problem and issue a bumper pad to prevent inadvertent door ajar warning. Try to find bulletin 08-21-94

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Dec 06, 2017 | 129 views

for a belt to run off the pulleys , one of the pulleys will not be mounted parallel to all the other pulleys
check alternator pulley for alignment, power steering for alignment and tensioner pulleys for alignment
place a long straight edge across the faces of the pulleys to another pulley and see if it touches both side of the pulleys
check the idler pulley for failing bearings that will not allow that pulley to run in line under tension

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 20, 2017 | 181 views

Make sure the battery is disconnected and the airbag.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 10, 2016 | 48 views

If you don't have the equipment to check the system take it to Auto Zone, etc, and have them check the system. Just because it is a new part doesn't insure it is good. They can also run a check for the codes. Both checks should be without charge.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Feb 07, 2016 | 192 views

The check engine light could relate to something else - not your battery or alternator.

If your battery isn't charging from the alternator an illuminated battery symbol would appear.

It could be many things - low oil level, low coolant level, low windscreen washer fluid level. It could even be an electronic 'fault' - which a computerised diagnostic check would identify.

If the battery warning light is illuminated the first thing you should do is to check the tension of the alternator belt. You say that a new battery and alternator have been fitted? Take it to an auto electrician - he should identify any fault within minutes.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 22, 2016 | 149 views

most likely a manual gear box is it
jumping out of gear indicates the the gear is
not properly engaged --adjust linkages
check gear lever for obstructions in mounted on the tunnel
loose /incorrectly tensionedd bell housing bolts
failed rear engine mounts
drive line vibrations
or possible badly worn gear teeth
jumping out of gear is when the mating gears are not exactly in line and the slight angle makes one gear walk out of mesh with the other.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Sep 06, 2015 | 153 views

Either the wheel bearing is bad or you do not have the axle all the way into the transmission

1994 Dodge... | Answered on May 24, 2015 | 55 views

If you are saying the front axle is having issues with a vibration while driving then you should take it back to the mechanic that did the work. The other things that need to be checked are the bearings and the cv joints. Also don't forget the tires, they could bee out of balance too.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 22, 2015 | 33 views

Check answer to other post with the same question.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Nov 09, 2014 | 63 views

Sounds like a fuel issue. Hook a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and start the van. You should have at least 40lbs of pressure. Unfortunately for you, Dodge put everything in the fuel tank as a unit, so if it is just a plugged fuel filter you are still looking at a high repair bill.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Nov 09, 2014 | 63 views

What engine?

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 17, 2014 | 41 views

Oil level may be low. Check your oil.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 10, 2014 | 44 views

depending how bad the head is on it if it is a star head get a Philips screw driver tap it down on screw with hammer just to shock it spray some WD40 on it let it sink in see if you can turn the screw a fraction just to get it up a bit if head then buggers up get a mole grips grip it onto screw and turn it slowly that way i have done many like that hope info is usefull

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Aug 26, 2014 | 34 views

Look at a Factory Wiring Diagram

No other way

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Aug 18, 2014 | 19 views

A loud low knock? And it sounds like a disel now, sounds like one of your rod bearings is going bad. Basically, unless you want to put a new motor in it or have the one in it rebuilt, the only thing you can do is drive it till it blows. Sorry to be the one to give you bad news like this, but your motor is old. Parts are worn out. You either have to freshen it up or let it die.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jul 16, 2014 | 311 views

old car. If you want simple guessing , just wait it will com.e...
on new cars, it be lack of engine power (or DTCs stored showing bad problems, with LEAN fuel, or EGR stuck open or throttle motor sticking) but back WHEN its vastly more crude and simple and problematic.
I'll answer for USA cars. and stock systems,
all the above same but not throttle elect. motor. no throttle by wire then/.
there are 2 systems, vacuum mech. or electro mech.
one yanks the throttle , the other adds metered air to control speed.
just one glance at it and bingo , post a photo.?

caravan ,not grand caravan
which enigne, of the many, cruise parts can vary by engine type.
my online shows 5 engines and not one PCM has cruise pin(s)
its a separate system then, found in the last chapters in the FSM.
2 possibles.
  • (engine running lean, at cruise, or misfiring) (tune up time>?)
  • or the cruise parts are bad.

id say the cruised servo motor is bad or its valve. sticks.
if parts are sticking clean it , lube it and it might correct.
I do not have access to the servo data. at all.
join a real dodge forum and get that.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 27, 2014 | 80 views

Check the fuse located in main fuse box and lab led horn

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 25, 2014 | 18 views

Make sure the plastic shield is not missing below the pulleys which keeps road debris and excess water off belt and pulleys. Also check that the alternator or power steering pump are not slightly out of alignment.

1994 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 15, 2014 | 106 views

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