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I have a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan with 218,000 miles. It is very slow on take off and on shifting out, but after it shifts out the second time it runs good.

We have put a new ega valve, fuel pump, spark plugs and wires, transmission fluid and filter, oil and filter.

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Replace Oxygen sensor that will fix the problem

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SOURCE: 94 dodge grand caravan no fuel in fuel rail

Dear Ron, you have replaced fuel pump and fuel filter. You have checked the fuel pump relay. Still no fuel in rail. Try bypassing fuel relay with jumper from batt to fuel pump. If o/k then check computer for ground to relay. This system uses a relay that is operated by the computer that supplies a ground for the relay to operate. The wire color is green,16 gage. If the ground is not available then "no fuel" Check this with a test light. Key on and crank apply test light to ground wire and other end of light to ground. You should hear relay click and get fuel. If this checks out you will need to replace computer or get creative with rewiring the relay so it works without computer input. Good luck Moe

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

SOURCE: 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3l dies on highway.

Its normal for the pump to run for three seconds then shut off if the car engine is off. . This indicates that the fuel pump turned on and the pressure did reach specifications. If the pump did not reach pressure the pump would continue to run, You need to check for proper pressure with a gauge. If tthe pressure is ok then you have another issue like an ignition module or crank sensor if applicable. You may have to drive the car with the fuel gauge hooked up to see if you still have pressure when it dies.. I know you said you replaced the pump already but do you have the same issues as before you replaced it. This would indicate which direction you need to go now. If the same then its prabably not the pump.

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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SOURCE: MY 2005 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN TRANSMISSION CLUNKS AS

could be a sign of worned tranny regardless of miles and it depend on how hard the vehicle has been driven and pulling. some tranny has better luck than others and before jumping into any conclusion my advice is to take to transmission shop and have them drive the car and check it out, should not cost you anything. Amoco probably be a good place if you have one near by.

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SOURCE: My 2005 dodge grand caravan is having a shifting

is the "CHECK ENGINE " light on?
what code.?

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