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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Dodge Caravan

1999 Dodge Caravan

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1999 Dodge Caravan Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or regulator. In some cases these items are replaced as a set. If not, diagnoses will be required to determine which is at fault.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Intermittently, the key may not start the car or release from the ignition. If it is excessively worn, replace the key. If the new key doesn't work, replacing the lock cylinder including tumblers should correct this concern.

Engine -- Verified

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).

1999 Dodge Caravan Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 12, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY BECOME DISABLED DUE TO A FAILURE OF THE CLOCKSPRING, WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE HUB OF THE STEERING WHEEL.

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Body, Interior & Misc., August 20, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN VAN, WAGON, PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE FRONT SEAT BELT RETRACTOR MAY NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

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Body, Interior & Misc., June 3, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, SOME TRIM MATERIAL CAN LOOSEN AND DROP INTO THE REAR OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY, CAUSING THE SEAT BELT TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.

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Electrical & Lights, May 31, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS BUILT FOR FLEET SALES ONLY. THE HEADLAMP MODULE DOES NOT IDENTIFY THE PARK LAMP AS "DRL" AS REQUIREMENT OF FMVSS 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

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Engine, January 25, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS BUILT WITH 3.3L AND 3.8L ENGINES HAVE FUEL RAILS WITH NITROLE RUBBER O-RING SEALS THAT CAN DEGRADE OVER TIME. FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE UNDERHOOD FUEL INJECTION FUEL RAIL COULD RESULT, INCREASING THE LIKELIHOOD OF A VEHICLE FIRE.

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1999 Dodge Caravan Questions and Answers

shedavil20, 1999 Dodge Caravan, Jefferson, NY

I bought a used 1999 dodge caravan from the guy down the street.. Took it to get fixed (the airbag light was on and the horn and cruise control didnt work.) I now know that those three problems are...

poopy, 1999 Dodge Caravan, 3.3L V6, Klamath Falls, OR

car has no reverse and only goes in drive for 5 minutes

grandma43, 1999 Dodge Caravan, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Berwyn, IL

Why doesn't it work and what is the repair cost?

robertbrandon81, 1999 Dodge Caravan, 3.0L V6, Kenedy, TX

where is the crankshaft position sensor located at

yolypeace5, 1999 Dodge Caravan, 3.3L V6, Isabela, PR

where is the blower?

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1999 Dodge Caravan Reviews

This is my 4th Chrysler made mini van, my first was a 1986 and I've had one ever since. They have all been great autos and have gotten better with each new year. When it becomes time to get rid of this one, I won't hesitate to purchase another one. The new ones look awesome and the the fold down seats make it easier to create storage space.

Very good, still has original exhaust and air conditioner has never had any problems. Some rust around slider and front driver's door.
Runs Great!

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