Engine Performance problem
1997 Dodge Caravan 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 129000 miles
My brother's '97 Caravan has had an intermittent problem for at least a year. While driving or idling it will suddenly stop running. Sometimes it will cough and sputter. Other times he says, while coasting, it will suddenly start back up on it's own. There is no starter noise. It's as if the engine is still turning, but with no spark. The check engine light is frequently on but other times off. Don't know if this is related but all dashboard lights can go off when it dies while driving. Could this be a bad EGR valve? Only code listed is P0106. I'm thinking the computer could cause all of these symptoms. All grounds appear okay but with wiring it's hard to tell. Can a computer be bought and installed from a boneyard with no special programming?
Friday, November 28th, 2008 AT 3:24 PM