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  1. Trans swap -2005 w traction control

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi folks- I have a 2005 Limited with traction control but the tranny is shot. I want to try to put in a used unit and don't care if the traction control works. Can I use a non-traction control tranny in there? What year tranny can I use? My van has the 3.8L v6 motor. Thanks!
  2. Radio replacements

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi guys, I have an 02 with a radio cassette cd unit model number P560338555AM. I seem to be having a problem with the radio causing excess parasytic drain. I'm disinclined to replace with new since this is an occasional use vehicle and so am looking for a second hand unit. Is there a list...
  3. New Headliner?

    Upholstery & Interior Care
    Hello! I've got an '01 T&C LXi with the navy interior and cream headliner. Well, the headliner is completely sagging and needs to be replaced. I was wondering if anyone knew about any good stores or sites that have a foam-backed headliner type of material with the best color match to the cream...
  4. How to setup and Install PCM in a 2008 Grand Caravan

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Has anyone replaced their PCM in a 5th Gen, 2008 Grand Caravan? The dealer wants $1200 for the new PCM and installation. Can a used PCM from another vehicle be flashed so it will work in another vehicle? Is there a way to buy a new one cheaper and get it flashed so it can be installed?
  5. Replacement Key and Fob

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    My wife lost her set of keys to our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, and now I have to get a new set. I checked with the local dealer and was quoted $40 for the programming and $170 for the replacement fob. That's a lot more expensive than non-OEM fobs that I've seen online. The trouble is that if...
  6. heater core replacement 94 Chrysler Town & Country

    2nd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1991-1995
    Hi my good people i need some help with this one my heater core is plugged up i want to replace it but am having a problem now i had to do motor work that required me pulling the motor so getting to all the heater core related places under the hood are all removed. i have what looks like every...
  7. Starter swap lessons

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    I learned a few lessons during today's remove/replace of the starter in my '99 GV 3.8 1. The solenoid connector is a PIA. There is a little red tab that must be pulled away from the solenoid, then the top of the connector must be pushed down to enable it to be removed. Had to look online to find...
  8. Key Programming Question

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    I have a 2005 Town and Country with one original, six-button "remote" transponder key. I would like to have a total of 3 keys, two six-button "remote" keys and one non-remote transponder key as a back-up. Would the following sequence work to get to a total of three keys? 1. Purchase a...
  9. 5th Generation - "S" Edition/Blacktop Headlight Swap - DIY

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Hello Everybody! I am working on doing a custom headlight setup with custom HIDs and a black housing. In the process, I needed to have some headlights on the van so that we could use it while I am modding the stock housings. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to replace the headlight...
  10. Water Pump replacement tips for '01-07 Gen4 3.3/3.8L V6

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi everyone, getting into the 4th gens with both feet. I am in the middle of a water pump replacement. I moved up from a 3rd gen on which the water pumps are super easy to replace. On the 4th gens you are very space-limited. I did a search and didn't seem to find any tips like this (unless...
  11. New engine time ... Suggestions VERY welcome

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    1 have 175K and I engaged the passing gear one too many times it seems. Does anyone know what this may be and if it can be repaired? I don't have high hopes for the engine but I absolutely LOVE this AWD van and want to keep it running as long as possible. I can't afford $5K for a rebuilt...
  12. Dodge Caravan-Key Desperate for Help!!!!!!

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    I'm desperately hoping someone out there can help me, FAST!!!! When I took my daughter to the hospital yesterday, the only key to my 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT disappeared!!!!! It is electronic with 6 buttons-Panic, lock, unlock, two sliding doors, back hatch. Is there a way to get a...
  13. Missing Key 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

    Spare Parts
    I'm desperately hoping someone out there can help me, FAST!!!! When I took my daughter to the hospital yesterday, the only key to my 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT disappeared!!!!! It is electronic with 6 buttons-Panic, lock, unlock, two sliding doors, back hatch. Is there a way to get a...
  14. Front damage / bumper replacement

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    After a high speed impact with a fox (60mph) the bottom part of the bumper was severely damaged that I had to replace the entire bumper. Below some pics on how to replace the bumper. Might be of interest/use to someone... First a photo of the damage, it's not really visible here, but the whole...
  15. The difficulty of spatially accessing shock absorbers

    Suspension, Brakes, Steering, Tires & Wheels
    This is to share the experience of trying to replace the rear shocks on 3rd gen (1996 GV, 187k miles), a work in progress. Start with comments about jacking and space to put a tool on. On the first try, I got started, but ran out of time. I only loosened the first bolt and retightened it. I...
  16. Shock absorber bushings replacement

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    1996 GV, SE, 187k miles. I'm in the middle of replacing the rear shocks. I have KYB Gas-a-justs on hand. I just became aware that maybe I should also replace the shock bushings. Is there anybody who doesn't think that will be an improvement? But I'm having a **** of a time getting a list of...
  17. Best Strut Options ?

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    My 2006 T&C Touring has a little over 130,000 on it and when I go over speed bumps and the like I can hear that I need new struts. My questions are these: 1) Is it better to go with quick struts or just a new strut and re-use all the OEM needed? 2) Do I really need to replace the coil springs...
  18. Oil Dipstick Replacent

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi there, I ordered a aftermarket all metal oil dipstick and tube for my 2005 t and c and well...it dont fit. I need help with finding one that is known to fit this model that does not have plastic that will just break on me again : /. Thank you. It's a 3.3L
  19. How to replace rear wiper blade - 2008

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Hi, I have a 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and have figured out how to change the front wipers pretty easily. I also purchased a replacement blade and assembly for the rear wiper but cannot figure out how to release the existing blade and assembly. The manual wasn't really any help. Would...
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