SHIFTS SOMETIMES AND WONT OTHER TIMES VERY ERRATIC WHEN IT WORKS IT WORKS WELL.CHANGED SPEED CONTROL SENSORS. AND TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. I ORDERED TRANSAXLE AND SHIFT RELAYS.MY CHILTONS MANUAL DOES NOT IDENTIFY THE LOCATION OF THESE RELAYS.FRUSTRATED!!!
NOT SHIFTING on 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan
by gina keeler in Medford, OR on June 23, 2010
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on June 23, 2010
This approach to repairing a problem will almost always lead to frustration and a huge waste of time and money. The issue needs to be diagnosed BEFORE replacing parts. There's a good chance you need a new transmission, so throwing parts at it is futile. Sorry to be so harsh, but you need to get this looked at by a professional. People study and work for years to understand how these transmissions work so they can diagnose them, they are the ones who should look at this.
changed front brake pads and now the van will not shift out of park. Can anyone help??
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