Detail: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan traction light suddenly comes on & van completely comes to a halt. ..can't move stirring wheel & brake locks up. Only happens with the first drive of the day and happens 2 a week since 2 months now. Does anyone what might be the problem? We have taken it to be check & no one seems to know the problem. Our brakes are new & engine is in good condition...all fluids have been checked & filled.
Solution: IT COULD BE THE CLOCK SPRING, BEHIND AIRBAG IN STEERING COLUMN , Recall ID # 103891 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH Hide Details Recall Date: JUN 26, 2014 Model Affected: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured June 29, 2007, to June 17, 2010, and 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles manufactured January 26, 2007, to June 17, 2010. Road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine. Consequences: If the ignition key inadvertently moves into the OFF or ACCESSORY position, the engine will turn off, which will then depower various key safety systems including but not limited to air bags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will modify the ignition switch, free of charge. Chrysler sent out an interim notification to owners on September 11, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is L25. Note: This is an expansion of recall 11V-139. Potential Units Affected: 525206 Notes: Chrysler Group LLC Read more: , Hi, A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones). click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Good luck! , the switch on the parking brake is defective , ABS diagnostics requires a scan tool (Chrysler DRB II, DRB III or aftermarket equivalent). the plug is located near the brake pedal. this is the only alternative to get the ABS light off. , YOU NEED TO HAVE THE LEARNED FEATURES OF THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER RESET..NEEDS TO BE DONE WITH A SCANTOOL..IT IS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN FROM CHRYSLER..RECOMMEND YOUR LOCAL DEALER DO IT , It is safe to drive. You need a scan tool to get a code out of it. Could be as simple as a wheel speed sensor going bad. All of these lights will work together normally. The traction control uses the ABS to gain traction, and the Brake Assist System is part of the stability control. Also uses the ABS. , Do not shut off the Van and check the lights.... Did you have your Transmission serviced lately? Common problem with this transmission. Your problem could quite possibly be an internal issue with PCM/ECU