Dodge Chrysler Caravan - Town & Country Power Steering Reservoir loud noisy grinding

Loud noisy whinny grinding sound Changing the Power Steering Reservoir and fluid on Dodge Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town and Country 3.3 & 3.8 motors

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dodge caravan noisy steering DIY fix
The 3rd and 4rth generation dodge caravans Are notorious for developing loud and hard power steering. Most people think that it is either the pump or the rack but it is probably just the screen built into the power steering reservoir. Dodge uses inferior hoses that start to degrade after about 50,000 miles and that material plugs the screen causing the pump to starve for fluid. Your best bet is to change the reservoir and hoses but this little fix should get you through another 50,000 miles or so.





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Power Steering Pump Misdiagnosis: Dirty Reservoir Screen
UPDATED VIDEO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOJ5dDuEMm0 Are you trying to diagnose the source of your power steering pumps noise? It can be very frustrating to misdiagnose and use bad practice to solve your issues. This video encourages good practice of solving a dirty reservoir screen. Make sure that you do not punch a hole through the screen as it will not solve your issues and can lead to further damage. Instead, use cleaning products like brake cleaner or carb cleaner and make sure to allow evaporation time. Next, rinse the reservoir screen with fresh power steering fluid. Finally, replace the reservoir o-ring to further prevent leaks. CARDONE's ProTech video on a common misdiagnosis on many late model, Import and Domestic Power Steering Pumps. Learn how to spot and properly correct this problem. Was this video helpful. If so, make sure to like it, and be sure to subscribe to our channel. For technical bulletins regarding steering click here: http://cardone.com/tech-help/steering Don't miss our Best Practices Videos on Power Steering [VIDEO] How to Correctly Fill and Bleed the Power Steering System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts6vX8csaTA&index=14&list=PLA0886CC367133E6 C [VIDEO] How to Use a Pressure Gauge to Pinpoint Power Steering Issues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9rgkZ_R-Mc&index=15&list=PLA0886CC367133E6 C [VIDEO] Simple Power Steering Contamination Test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmkI9wutaA8&index=11&list=PLA0886CC367133E6 C [VIDEO] Prevent Steerug Failure: Magna-Pure Inline Filters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jqDfLQeEcI&index=3&list=PLA0886CC367133E6C Website: http://cardone.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CardoneIndustries/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cardoneparts **Disclaimer** At CARDONE we cannot guarantee against improper interpretation or application of the information we present in this video. You should always follow the enclosed safety guidelines, consult your OE repair manual for correct specifications when performing any install or repair procedure. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user, and not of CARDONE Industries.





How to Flush Your Power Steering Fluid
Flushing power steering fluid and eliminate power steering pump noise. This video shows you how to drain all of your power steering fluid and completely flush out the system. This method will ensure you get a complete fluid change and flush to give you another 100k miles of care free driving. The power steering fluid should be changed based on your owners manual service section (typically in the back of the book). Symptoms of bad power steering fluid are brown or black fluid, a loud power steering pump, and having a hard time turning the steering wheel. How to Quiet a power steering pump (product review): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BD3PTy2B1EI How to Flush your Coolant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s--5ft5YiHg Power Steering Fluid Change, Fast and Easy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuPALAnHjRM Power Steering Additive I use: http://amzn.to/1esz5sE The turkey baster I used: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002U9JSIE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B002U9JSIE&linkCode=as2&tag=chri0e2-20&linkId= BUCBRFLHTPAYI6RV **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** -Website: https://www.ChrisFixed.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 -Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFixed -Instagram: https://instagram.com/chrisfixit -Subscribe Here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 -YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.




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