94 Dodge Gr. Caravan Trans. problem


Old 04-09-04, 04:16 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: USA
Posts: 44
94 Dodge Gr. Caravan Trans. problem

I have a 94 Dodge Gr. caravan with a 3.3 Litre that vibrates badly around 35-45mph (when hot) if the overdrive is on. The whole front end shakes.It seems directly related to the O.D. It has a button to turn the O.D. off. Is this a major fix as in trans rebuild?
Sponsored Links
Old 04-10-04, 08:24 AM
mike from nj
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
it could be a lot of different things, ranging from spark plug wires to a trans problem.

try this, while driving, and making the problem happen, and without lifting off the gas pedal, tap the brake pedal just enough to light the rear brake lamps. the computer disengages the lock-up function inside the trans when the brakes are applied. so if you can cause the prblem to come and go, by simply hitting and releasing the brake(while never releasing the gas pedal) you can confirm or eliminate the trans right away.

FYI: factory wires are good to about 100,000 miles. aftermarket plug wires are about half that. how has the maintenance been on this vehicle?
another important thing: this trans needs ATF+3 style fluid only. other than the dealer, some brands are compatible(dexron is NOT) if the fluid was changed recently, i'm betting it was the wrong fluid.

let us know what you come up with

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes