My mechanic replaced the pump last year due to other ongoing problems but now I have this new one. When the sound stopped, your steering came back? Thank you! Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. weblink
Notify me when there are new discussions. Virgil AOL #8 Nov 25, 2008 2002 grand caravan, when it rains I lose my power steering. Register iTrader FAQ Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Used CarsVendor DirectoryLS1Live Suspension & Brakes Springs | Shocks | Handling | Rotors Community Links Social Groups Pictures & Albums Members Search Forums I haven't had a timing belt changed because my first mechanic said I had a timing chain, so no change was needed. Discover More
Belts run about $35 and maybe $50 to put it on. Hmmm do not think any of us spent that much money to purchase a new car only to park it in the rainy weather! Trending What body type is this body?
It looks like you're new here. Upvote Flag inappropriateCOMMENT by pushrod, July 15, 2015Like the original post stated.... I'm looking to replace the serpentine belt and maybe the splash guard. Battery Light Came On While Driving In The Rain First tell us what Make you're interested in.
Replace the serpentine belt. Dodge Grand Caravan Power Steering Problems Sign Up Forgot Your Password? Sticky power steering cured by rain? When it happens, does the wheel get stuck or does it get real hard to turn?
Upvote Flag inappropriateSign in to replyANSWER by carguy777, February 09, 2016I've never experienced this on my Kia but I have on other cars. read this post here I suppose usually this would be easy to spot though. Drove Through Puddle Lost Power Steering Since then, a mechanic has replaced the steering pump, the steering rack, and then the belt tensioner, but none of these has made any difference. Power Steering Goes Out When I Hit A Puddle It did not matter if it was heavy or light rain.
More questions Lose power steering, belt squeals during rain (puddles)? http://brsgrp.com/power-steering/power-steering-not-working.html Not ? Kaya View Public Profile Find More Posts by Kaya 06-05-2009, 07:16 PM #10 DeeDe New Member Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: 3 Re: Power steering khansen30 View Public Profile Find More Posts by khansen30
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I guess I will just replace the tensioner, since the belt is fairly new. Steering Wheel Locks Up While Driving I am unable to steer when it happens and lights come on but car is NOT stalled. They can be damaged by road debris and even curbs and those wheel stops in parking lots.
Other telltale signs of wet auxiliary belt can include battery light illuminated, reduced p/s operation, or as in my case, complete loss of p/s.I hope this helps other people to save Dodge Grand Caravan Discussions Title Updated Last By Comments Drivers door lock don't work 6 min whinotme 1 dodge grand caravan gauges and dashlights dont ... (Mar '07) Sun Dan 10 Good Luck, I hope no one get's killed before Dodge has some type of recall. Steering Wheel Locks Up While Driving Rain Thank you!
Rate the quality of this post and help Kaya reputation points. It should take more than a simple puddle to make the belt slip. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. http://brsgrp.com/power-steering/power-steering-not-working-causes.html Check to see how close you are to the factory spec: 5mm deflection midway between the pulleys with "strong thumb pressure".
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. Somehow I wasn't picturing the water pump pulley at all. Human Verification In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in I knew it had to do with the weather...
Password Register FAQ Members List Groups Calendar Chat Room Today's Posts Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Chat Room Enter Chat Room Enter Chat Room (Float) User(s) I lose power steering for 30 seconds after driving thru a puddle. Answer Questions I have an old car and can't get rid of it, junk yard won't take it. Since I'll have to look for a new mechanic, apparently, I don't want to get ripped off in the process.
I'll shop around and see what I can get the service completed for. Wet weather will make this much worse, as the belt will slip a great deal. I have had no luck with dealership either, but can't imagine we are the only two people this happens to! Judged: 2 2 Reply » Report Abuse Judge it!
Edward Los Angeles, CA #7 Oct 28, 2008 I have the same exact problem in my 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. pump is workAll the warning lights turned on on dashboard and car wants to stop. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box.
Rate the quality of this post and help NRJIZED reputation points. DeeDe View Public Profile Find More Posts by DeeDe 06-11-2009, 07:05 PM #15 davidsky Master Member Join Date: Jun 2004 Posts: 3,962 davidsky's Photos keith 2013-04-13 00:12:53 UTC #18 Ok that sound like a slipping belt, and if it is noiseless, then it must be wet, so I suspect the shield under the engine is