1988 Dodge Caravan

Tiny
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  • 1988 DODGE CARAVAN
Engine Mechanical problem
1988 Dodge Caravan 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual

When starting it will surge then the check engine light will come on and the engine will rev up. The engine won't idle down when I stop. Sometimes when giving gas or while slowing down the van will buck. I have changed plugs wires cap rotor fuel filter etc still acting up.
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Thursday, February 12th, 2009 AT 4:16 PM

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Tiny
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It is more than likely your idle air control motor. But before we rule that out, please check the check engine light.

Turn the key in this sequence within 5 seconds.
ON-OFF-ON-OFF-ON. Your computer will start spitting codes. Count the flashes of the check engine light. Post the result so we can help you diagnose.
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Friday, February 13th, 2009 AT 12:24 AM
Tiny
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When I circulate the key on and off the check engine light comes on once and then waits a couple of seconds them it will flash four more times.
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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 AT 7:36 PM
Tiny
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That is code 14 MAP sensor. Follow this diagnostics...


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Thursday, February 19th, 2009 AT 9:31 PM

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