1997 Dodge Caravan car back fires and shuts off and acts li

Tiny
MIDDLE25
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  • 1997 DODGE CARAVAN
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 180,240 MILES
What is wrong with the van with a 3.3 liter if it back fires from engine and then sometimes it wont but at times it will shut off when in drive at a stop light it also back fires during acceleration autozone code readings said lean
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Thursday, April 16th, 2009 AT 12:47 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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A lean mixture means you are not getting enough gas for the amount of air to the combustion chamber. I would start by checking fuel pump pressure.

Let me know what you find.

Joe
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Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 AT 9:50 PM

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