Mechanics

ENGINE RUNS ROUGH

2001 Dodge Caravan

Engine Performance problem
2001 Dodge Caravan 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 115000 miles

engine wants to die when idling and runs rough, engine hesitates, exhaust smell gas too rich (unburned fuel).
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Joaquinmiro
May 13, 2010.




Engine running rough or misfiring can be cause by the following-inspect and test all the following below: 1. Defective spark plug.
2. Inadequate spark/coil, defective spark plug wire.
3. Lack of compression
4. False air leakage.
5. Faulty fuel injectors.
6. Insufficient fuel pressure.
7. Contaminated fuel.
8. EGR valve that is leaking.
9. Oxygen sensors.
10. Throttle position sensor.
11. Idle air control valve.

Rasmataz
May 15, 2010.
Mine van is doing the same thing, did you find your problem?
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Bev238
Aug 24, 2010.

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