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1997 Plymouth Voyager Problems

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Most Common 1997 Plymouth Voyager Problems

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 fa...
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 steeri...
Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
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3 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Brakes Problems

While driving through deep or blowing snow/water, moisture may enter the rear brake drums, causing rust to develop on the rear brake drum and shoe friction surfaces. Over time, repeated (and someti...
Caused by the parking brake actuator lever(s), AWD-equipped vehicles may experience a rattle in the area of the rear wheels. Installing a foam isolator on each parking brake actuator lever will fix...
When braking during low speeds (under 10 MPH), the brake pedal may vibrate and the ABS hydraulic unit may cause a rumbling noise. This is caused by a momentary loss of the wheel speed signal to t...

3 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Drive Train Problems

AWD equipped vehicles can show a wide range of transmission problems, often caused by using the wrong-sized and/or mismatched tires. Be sure that all the tires are the same and that all four are ...
A delay in the transaxle engagement (greater than three seconds) may have multiple causes, including a defective pump, defective internal lip seals, valve body components, park-reverse-neutral-dr...
Defective speed sensors on the transmission can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors can corrode and/or t...

5 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Electrical & Lights Problems

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 steeri...
If the door lock actuators (integrated into the door latch assembly) are noisy and/or not working, the latch should be replaced. For some model years, the actuator for the sliding door is available...
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.

9 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Engine Problems

Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
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...

0 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

The auxiliary heater hose connections (that are routed to the rear heater under the vehicle) can develop coolant leaks.
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.

0 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Maintenance Problems

6 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Miscellaneous Problems

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 fa...
Hood misalignment, cowl cover misalignment, wiper module drain tube(s), and/or the lower plenum drain hose may cause the HVAC housing to leak water onto the passenger side floor. Diagnoses will be ...
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...

4 Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Suspension & Steering Problems

If you hear a popping, clunking, or snapping sound from the front of the vehicle after five miles of driving on smooth surfaces, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and require replacement.
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 repl...
If a "honk" noise occurs during low-speed parking lot maneuvers, replace the power steering lines and/or power steering rack and perform revised procedures to bleed the system.

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Known 1997 Plymouth Voyager Problems & Complaints

The auxiliary heater hose connections (that are routed to the rear heater under the vehicle) can develop coolant leaks.
If the rear wiper self-activates while driving, the rear wiper module (located in the lift gate) should be replaced.
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