I told them and they were surprised the dealership was less than they were, but they weren't willing to lower their price. They also said the serpentine belt had coolant on it and suggested that be replaced. As far as coolant on the old belt, if it is in good shape, you should be able to clean it. Worked perfectly, letting me know that everything is working well. Install the new thermostat and gasket, replace the bolts, add coolant as necessary, and you're done. Get a screwdriver and pry those two buttons off. No problems with rad fluid cycle to the main parts.
The short wheelbase Dodge Caravan was produced in Fenton, Missouri at Saint Louis Assembly by membe … rs of the United Auto Workers Local 110. You cannot completely vent the cooling system through the radiator. If you have both power and ground going to the blower then do the following. Start at the bottom of the door. Once warmed up, the gage indication will hardly vary at all, even up or down hills. If coolant is flowing, it could mean that the thermostat is stuck in the open position as coolant should only begin to flow once the engine has warmed up. Tighten screws to 2 Nm 17 in.
Try the other fixes first and see what happens. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. I just changed a Rear Turn Signal Bulb on my 2005 GrandCaravan a few hours ago. There is only a single pair of wires to check from the sensor connector to the control module. Install the new blend door shaft through the blend air door and into the housing. Install a new gasket on the new pump, and a weap hole diverter in the pump round black about hte size of a quarter , use old one if there's no new one. I will watch for a leak under the car.
These systems are under pressure and you cannot expect the coolant to travel efficiently around the engine and hvac system keep in mind in van, those pipes are even longer and go back to the end of the van, like in a bus, other cars don't have that if you are not producing enough pressure in some cases. If that all good try replacing the thermostat. See if they will include it in the price if you give them the t-stat since they already have the system drained, the other end of the hose off. The four-cylinder engine is easier to change because it is easier to get to and you do not have to drain the radiator. Does the heat go out intermittenly? When warming up, and driving, the gage coolant temp should rise to a level the thermostat opening temp and then level off. Any idea what this is? Remove the blower motor wiring grommet and feed the wiring through the blower motor housing. Put the first piece into the hole then slide the second part into what you just put in and your good to go Hope this helps.
Replace or repair the thermostat. Zip Code Item Quantity Low High Labor - Replace The Dodge Grand Caravan Thermostat Remove and dispose of old thermostat and gasket. Install the instrument panel trim covering and reinforcement. It happened maybe 10 times in a 50-mile trip, often but not always when going uphill. Follow the upper radiator hose to the point where it's connected to the engine. Is it possible that I just need a coolant system flush or does it sound more involved than that. You can install a new unit using some common tools you may already have in your toolbox.
If it is accompanied with a strong, sweet odor, this may mean that refrigerant is leaking from the heater core. We sell wholesale to the public. First, X2 missleman on changing the thermostat. Most orders are shipped the same day. That labor is a little higher than other places I called, but they took the time to diagnose the problem and put some coolant in so I could drive home.
They're entitled to make a profit, but the price differences on the belt and water pump are too big. Take the bolts out of the pulley on the front of the water pump 3. Heater works after I've pushed the car over 3000 rpms. There is no good outcome. Remove the hose from the outlet by loosening the band clamp and then by pulling the hose off the outlet. You may also find that the sensor in the Bosch box is stamped Densu and that the heater cold resistance is roughly 6 ohms.
The flow circuit through the heater is also the by-pass on this engine. This failure still allows the thermostat to open fully at the correct temperature when the engine is heavily loaded, but prevents the thermostat from closing properly. I only filled the reservoir, not from the top of the radiator. The Coolant Temperature Sensor used by the engine controller is the same one that feeds the gauge on the instrument cluster. Relieve the tension on the serp belt,draw yourself a diagram of the pulleys and belt routing in case the sticker is gone on the strut tower, remove the serp belt.