96 Dodge Van is shuddering

Reply

  #1  
Old 04-24-06, 08:29 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 49
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
96 Dodge Van is shuddering

My sisters' 1996 Dodge Van is shuddering when she attempts to go up a hill. She is on the other side of the nation and needs some brotherly advice. She doesn't know what engine is in it, but it does have an automatic transmission. Is there a common problem with these vehicles? Has someone else had the problem and knows what the cure is?

Any advice is greatly appreciated!!!!
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 04-25-06, 03:10 AM
Member
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 2,538
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
best to take it to a shop and have it diagnosed a shudder could be caused by a transmision problem.
she may be experiencing a miss when the engine is under a load it is not uncommon for a bad plug or wire to only miss occasionaly such as going up a hill or other load conditions.
 
  #3  
Old 04-25-06, 03:32 PM
DaVeBoy's Avatar
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,665
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Probably has the 2.2 or 2.5 litre 4 banger in there trying to pull 4000 pounds up the mountain....and the timing is gravely retarded, and needs a tune up, and the timing belt jumped a tooth, and one of the brakes is locking up, and the transmission doesn't downshift out of third gear, and....

We need more information please.
 
Reply

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
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: