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How many miles have you gotten out of your Dodge Grand Caravan with original transmission?

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Another taxi driver and myself replaced my brake booster and master cylinder last summer and it seems we may forgotten to lubricate something. When i am waiting in traffic especially on an incline nose down, and i push on my brakes it sounds like Rubber grabbing. My brakes still work but what the heck is that noise and how do i fix it?

Nothing that drives me crazy more than a different noise coming anywhere from my minivan.

It has been doing it for probably right after I replaced it but it still annoys me. Can i not put some lubricant on it?
 

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Is the noise inside the vehicle under the dash? I would have someone look and locate the noise source first, then determine how to lube what needs attention.
The pushrod that comes out to the pedal from the booster has a plastic bushing that can squeak. There is also a vacuum vent valve where the pushrod goes into the booster.
With proper care, a 62TE should be able to go 200K+ miles. Remember that Taxi-duty is considered a harsh duty. An ATF+4 fluid change every now and then may help.

I agree and i fo change the tranny fluid.
What you are saying about the metal rod and plastic bushing sounds exactly right. Brske booster is less than 6 months old. I guess maybe there should have been lube added. Or maybe because it is afternarket. Thank you gor responding.
 
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