really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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problem #1

Mar 262001

(reported on)


  • miles
Motor pings under load in overdrive when using A/C at 40-45 mph. Requires taking out of overdrive manually. Dealer reports no codes upon computer check. Engine also pings in winter on load going up grade at 40-45 mph in overdrive. Dealer reported engine computer indicates very lean condition when forst purchased....no correction available. Mileage excellent 20-21 around town and 27-30 on highway. This is a great van except for the pinging. Have tried mid range and premium fuel and premium with no better results. My research show a spark knock sensor is present....is it supposed to sense this problem and correct timing or is there another possible fix?

- Moore, SC, USA