Grand Caravan

Carbon buildup at top of piston may cause noise on Dodge Grand Caravan

Problem Description and Possible Solution
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. As the buildup increases with mileage and over time, symptoms vary from light ticking, to ticking/hammering, to hammering/knocking noises. Fuel injector cleaner often solves the problem.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 106,169 (90,000–122,339)
Engine affected: 3.3L V6
5 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more2001
11 people reported this problem
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noise has gotten quite loud. nothing done yet. but will try the fuel injector cleaner.
i have loud knocking noises when i drive, i will try the fuel injector cleaner