Pump gas pedal to start.

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Asked by Sep 25, 2016 at 10:07 AM about the 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V

Question type: General

2006 dodge grand caravan 3.3l. I was driving g down the highway with my cruise  
on,  about half  way through my trip my cruise  went off and it started to miss
fire when I hit the gas.  After I got to my hotel room my code popped up miss fire
on cylinder  4 in which I have a helicoil on that but harder then he'll to get that
plug out.  Anyways I unhooked the negative battery cable , checked in and
rehooked it.  Then code popped up with no spark but if I pump the gas it starts
up without any problems but if I smash the gas it miss fires.  Need help please
and I'm heading back home today with my kids.

8 Answers

74,185

Sound,s like a bad plug,pumping the gas on a fuel injected engine put,s the computer into limp mode,meaning it will only let so much fuel and fire go to engine,to find the skip,remove one plug wire at a time,when engine run,s the same,you will have found the one you need to check out.

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Well like I said before its did pop up code for cylinder 4 but after I unhooked the battery cable it went away and the no spark code popped up. I'm out in the sticks with no tools. Will it be safe to drive 160 miles back home before I can remove it?

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74,185

If engine is running,should be ok may have skip and burn more fuel,

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I'll be glad to burn the fuel. Lol Thank you so much.

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74,185

No problem,

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OK I switched out the plug and it still pops up the no spark code and I barely got my van start after pumping it for a few mins. What could be wrong still?

74,185

May be bad coil pack,or wire going to the number 4 plug,

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Well I got home and did change out pack plugs and wires. Took the negative cable off for half HR took it for a drive, drove great and boom started to miss again. I even put sea form in the tank

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