1990 Dodge Caravan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Dodge Caravan

1990 Dodge Caravan Problems

Airbag light may be on due to blown fuse

Triggered by a short in the rear wiper motor/circuit (which causes a fuse to blow), the airbag warning light can illuminate erroneously.

Transmission issues require overhaul of transmission
The transmission has numerous problems; symptoms can range from shuddering to completely dying. The majority of the TSBs (service bulletins) require an overhaul of the transmission. Updated internal parts are available. 
Silding Door May Fall Off Track

A problem with the sliding door track and door stops can allow the door to slide out of the track and fall off the vehicle. This is more common when doors are opened fast and allowed to hit the stops with a lot of force.

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1990 Dodge Caravan Questions

check engine light on (1 answer)

what causes bluish smoke from exhaust (2 answers)

i just put in a new torque converter,trans seal,trans gasket and new head gaskets.what is causing this bluish smoke

what are the steps to replacing the outter tie rod on the left side. (1 answer)

the tie rod snapped. can i unscrew this rod and just replace it and if so how can i do this?

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1990 Dodge Caravan Recalls

Recall 95I001007
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINIVANS WITH REMOTE RELEASE. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL. THERE HAS BEEN NO DETERMINATION THAT A SAFETY DEFECT EXISTS WITH THE MINIVAN LATCHES. CHRYSLER IS CONDUCTING A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY OF THE AFFECTED MINIVANS....
Recall 95I001003
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINIVANS WITHOUT REMOTE RELEASE. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL. THERE HAS BEEN NO DETERMINATION THAT A SAFETY DEFECT EXISTS WITH THE MINIVAN LATCHES. CHRYSLER IS CONDUCTING A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE LIFTGATE LATCH ASSEMBLY OF THE AFFECTED MINIVAN...
Recall 91V053000
INBOARD FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY STRAPS CAN SUFFER FATIGUE FAILURE OF THE STRAP NEAR ITS ANCHOR POSITION.

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