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1998 Dodge Caravan Question: When in reverse, I have to give it ALOT of gas.

 

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sayman92, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Garland, TX, October 07, 2013, 17:08
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This problem started happening about 3-4 weeks ago. I added some stop leaking transmission fluid.

It seems that whenever I put my van in reverse, it needs alot of gas to get it going just a little bit, it wont even go fast in reverse maybe 3-5 mph. And then it starts making this rattling noise. I don't understand I've looked everywhere online and there isn't a specific fix for this problem. And I don't want to take it to a mechanic cause I know they will anally probe me. Please guys I would really appreciate it, I love my baby. I don't want to say goodbye to it yet. I know someone on here can help me. Thanks a bunch for taking the time out to helping me out if you can.

Thanks, and have a wonderful day. :)

I even changed the transmission oild twice and I still see no difference

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 08, 2013, 06:32
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    seek a free diag and est from aamco then shop prices

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    sayman92, October 15, 2013, 10:29
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    i wanted to fix it myself. if i wanted to seek a mechanic to tell me some bullshit and give me 300 other prolems that arent even real. i wouldnt be on this sight. your answer was 0% helpful. i need someone that knows the problem. or give me some kind of explanantion.

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