why would my 2003 dodge caravan die if in park idling then the oil light comes on then dies?


Asked by Apr 04, 2016 at 09:33 AM about the 2003 Dodge Caravan SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i was in my driveway in park idling, i wasnt sitting there for three minutes then
the oil light came on then the van just died. what could be the cause(s) of this?

2 Answers


is the oil in the antifreeze or vice verses


no it isnt.

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