problems with 96 dodge caravan

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Old 12-26-14, 01:42 PM
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problems with 96 dodge caravan

When I drive up hill the van shakes like crazy and only when I drive up hill also the van feels like the steering jerks side to side while driving I have to hold the wheel tight to keep from being all over the road....help me I'm a single mother of 3 and spent most of my savings on this vehicle
 
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Old 12-26-14, 01:51 PM
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Are you able to jack the vehicle up and check the tires/rims for play? you'd also look at all the suspension parts while you are at it.
 
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Old 12-26-14, 02:11 PM
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Please have the CV (drive shaft) joints and motor mounts checked out.
 
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Old 12-26-14, 07:41 PM
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is you check engine light flashing when it shakes on hills? if so you have a miss fire. and on the steering i would bet you have a broken belt in a tire. start by looking for a buldge in the front tires, 9 times ot of ten its on the side the car pulls to.
 
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