My 2004 chrysler town and country has no power to accelerate.

Asked by Jun 18, 2014 at 02:19 PM about the 2004 Chrysler Town & Country Platinum Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Only shifts into 2nd gear no high then my rpm go to 4000
have replaced the coil pack,spark plugs any suggestions
please help...oh and does anyone think it could be the
MAP sensor?

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The check engine light has came on we checked the codes and yes i said codes one says the transmission wire has been disconnected within the last 50starts we have never touched tge trans except to check fluid we are stumped and are being told to change computer that in expensive any suggestions on trying something befor the computer like woud the MAP sensor make my car run this way?...

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I would think,if it is running and it has low power,it is not your computer,check your fuel pressure,it could be fuel filter clogged or bad fuel pump,i only lean this way because of you lose power and trainsmission don,t no when to change because it is starving for fuel.

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I still drive the van the problem is getting worse I used to be able to put the car in park and restart the van and it would shift for me it will no longer do this drives in second gear only rpms at 3500 going 45 miles per hour!... thank you for your feedback.

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change air filter, could be clogged

okay so I think I have found the problem. a few months ago we overfill the power steering unit and fluid spilled out...DUH..lol.so there are wires running under the power steering unit and under the air inta the wiring running under the power steering unit was full of fluid I found the plug and it was shorted out all rubber around wireing was all melted and like liquidey I then took the plastic covering off of the wiring and there were 6 - u wires that have been burnt completely off the plastic around them all 6 wires are touching in about 6 inches of spacing I will replace this wire harness and report back soon i hope this is my problem.

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