The Chrysler Minivan Fan Club Forums banner

brake

  1. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    I just installed 4th gen spindles and brakes on my 3rd gen. Currently, I am using the rotors, pads, and calipers I pulled out of the junkyard having only rebuilt the calipers, but I plan on replacing these components soon. Ive been looking around to see if anything else might swap on, and I see...
  2. 5th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2020
    I have a 2010 Town and Country, 4.0L SFI SOHC 6cyl, ~100,000 miles. Periodically, the right front brake will seem to drag while at highway speeds. It does overheat (to the point of smoking), and requires you to stop the vehicle and let it cool down. It will return to normal and not repeat the...
  3. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    So after planning this for several years, I finally started buying parts today to completely replace the suspension on my 1997 Grand Voyager. The $10 ball joints I installed years back are starting to fail, which is what made me finally get this started. Most of the suspension is still original...
  4. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    My 2005 Town and Country van has over 250,000 miles on it. Yesterday, when I went to back it out of the driveway, I stepped on the brake pedal, heard a pop, and the brake pedal went to the floor. None of the lines going to any of the calipers are leaking. I looked near the master cylinder and...
  5. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    Just a heads up. ebay seller MonsterBrakes in Canada If you buy cross drilled rotors from them, they are NOT like the picture. There are only half the holes cross drilled as the picture suggests. I've not seen cross drilled rotors with so few holes drilled. I guess they save money that way...
  6. 5th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2020
    Hi all. I've been lurking here on and off since buying a used 08 Grand Caravan SXT 3.8 back in June of this year. On the whole I'm fairly happy (we were looking at T&C's but ended up having to make a fast decision to buy something in one afternoon after our Olds Silhouette died 2 days before a...
  7. 5th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2020
    so i just recently swapped out all four disc rotors and new pads. spun the rear pistons all the way down, pushed the front pistons all the way in. popped new rotors and pads in. put everything back together and went out for a drive. after about 20 minutes, the brake pedal pressure returned back...
  8. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the website and still trying to figure out how to add info to my profile so please forgive me. I am working on my wife's van and have come to a very confusing halt. I'M GOING NUTS! Vehicle info: 2005 Town and Country Limited 203,000 miles from up north. last eight...
  9. For Sale
    Make me an offer for these. They worked fine, I upgraded to the HD calipers (yea for 17" rims!) and couldn't use these for the core. Prefer local pickup near Waukesha, WI.
  10. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    i have 2 GC so i went to drive my older 03 GC sport and it wouldnt move. well it was a a tad chilly, figured tranny wasnt warmed yet it doesnt like cold weather. anyhow in reverse wouldnt move but "rocked" trying to move, drive same thing, did this back and forth a few times and was like WTF its...
  11. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    My vehicle is a 2005 Town and Country. Is the piston used in the rear caliper the type that needs to be both rotated and compressed in order to be retracted? Or is it the "standard" style piston that just needs to be compressed with a C-clamp? Thanks in advance for your help.
  12. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    My 97 GV rear brake line went out today during a hard brake. After the adventure of getting it home, I took a look at it. It appears to be from above the gas tank (that I just filled of course). The lines are completely corroded. What is the best source for replacements - any pre-bent options?
  13. 5th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2020
    We have a 2010 T&C 3.8L that we bought used about 8 months ago. She has 41000 miles on her. Yesterday my wife told me the EVIC (I think that's right) reported Rear Right Turn Signal Out. I picked up a couple of bulbs and planned to replace today. Today noticed I needed a T30 bit to swap the...
  14. 5th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2020
    I made a huge mistake while changing rear pads. I got in a hurry and spun the caliper piston out instead of in on the rear passenger side. Some fluid leaked out but I got the piston turned back into the caliper. The brake pedal is very spongey, any advice on bleeding the brakes would be...
  15. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    For some reason when I turn on the headlights the brake lights stay on. When the headlights are off the brake lights go on/off as normal. All the other lights work fine (turn signals, etc.) except the passenger backup light which I need to check the bulb. Could a bad bulb be causing this? Thanks...
  16. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    It seems the brake lines on our '97 Van have to be replaced? I'm wondering how hard bending new lines are on these vans? It looks like you need to remove the gas tank to do 2 lines on the left side. Is this possible without a lift? Could a novice do this?
  17. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    OK, newbie here, and I am completely stumped. The facts: 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L, ABS, Front & Rear Disc. The problem. Last summer I installed new autozone mid grade pads and rotors on the front. about 2 months later I noticed tremendous brake dust on the passenger front side. then I...
  18. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi All, my first post here. I am from Poland and hope to get some help here. I have Chrysler Grand Voyager 2.8 CRD (european). For some days I have problems with control lights on my panel. First I had check engine and air bag. On and off. No rules. They just go on and off during...
  19. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hey All, I have 2005 Town and Country 3.8. The brake lights are not working. I have checked fuses, bulbs (replaced one) and I have replaced the Brake Light Switch under the brake pedal. Still now brake lights… The dealer wants $100 to tell me what’s wrong so is there anything else I can try...
  20. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    What is the best way to repair/replace rusty "braided" brake lines under the drivers side? 2000 Grand Caravan
Top