My 1990 Caravan LE just started dieing today. The engine just shuts off.
If I select Park, turn the key completely off and restart it will start
right up for a bit. Then it will just shut off randomly. I can go anywhere
from 10 miles to 5 feet. Doesn't matter. The fuel pump was replaced about
5 years ago. Could it be the fuel pump relay? I purchased a new one for
$12.00 but I cannot find where it goes. Both my Chiltons and Haynes manuals
don't list it anywhere.
Any ideas on this? It was running warm for a few days but I just replaced
the radiator and t-stat today. Temp is on the cool side now. :) Now it
I would start by cycling the key and seeing what fault codes you have.
You may just have a dirty Throttle body that needs cleaning, does it only
cut off when you take your foot off the gas pedal?
My guess is the crankshaft or camshaft position sensors. If either of these
stop producing pulses it will look like the engine has stopped turning to
the ECU and will not generate a fault code. Same problem happened to my
father-in-law's Caravan at just over 150,000 miles. In addition to replacing
these sensors the repair shop also replaced the ECU, which I doubt was
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