1998 Dodge Caravan Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Dodge Caravan
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1998 Dodge Caravan ProblemsAirbag Light Due to Failed Clockspring
Illuminated of the airbag warning light may be caused by a lost connection between the clockspring (behind the steering wheel) and the steering wheel-mounted electrical components. Other steering wheel-mounted controls like the horn, speed (cruise) control, or radio controls (if equipped) may be inoperative. There is a lifetime warranty on the clockspring as specified in a combination of recall campaigns. For more information on these recalls please us the following links; 1996-1998 models, please click here». For 1998-2000 models, please click here»
A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians caution against spraying cleaner directly onto the throttle body as this may damage the throttle position sensor (TPS).
A malfunctioning switch in the steering column can cause the front windshield wipers to self-activate or not turn off. A failed windshield switch will require replacement.
1998 Dodge Caravan Questions3.3l ac compressor mount broke where upper most bolts. Downsize the belt? Hints? (1 answer)
My friend had a garage put an alternator on and they replaced the belt too, altough they did not replace the idler or tensionor. A week to the day the belt flew off and some how broke the earlets for the a.c.. Can I just downsize the belt and have it safe? I've been trying to fix it for 5 day...
Won't go over 5 mph
noticed 2 days ago my doors would not unlock but would lock. I took off the positive cable to restaret an knw no lights on dashboard nun..is dead I need help