2000 Dodge Caravan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Dodge Caravan

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2000 Dodge Caravan
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240
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627
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189
to $
789
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297
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628
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237
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316
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555

2000 Dodge Caravan Problems

Front Crankshaft Seal May Pop Out Due to End Play

Due to the crankshaft end play being out of specification, the front crankshaft seal can be popped or pushed out. Revised crank main thrust bearings will solve the problem.

Oil May Leak From Oil Filter Adapter

An oil leak from the oil filter adapter may be evident. Dodge has made a revised oil filter adapter is available.

Valve cover gaskets/cam plugs may leak oil
Oil leaks at the valve cover gaskets and cam plugs at the rear of the cylinder heads are common.

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2000 Dodge Caravan Questions

My starter went out so I replaced it but now my van wants to run but will not kick over and start. What is the cause of it not running. (1 answer)

What is a boot line? (1 answer)

I was told by the Dodge dealer the check engine light stays on because the boot line is defective.

I was not given a clear answer or description of what a boot line is, and how I can fix it.

Other than the engine light - my Caravan operates wonderfully. The Dodge Dealer did attempt to fix...

I've got a 2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0 liter that cranks but won't start. (1 answer)

I've got a 2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0 liter that cranks but won't start. Mine has a distributor. I understand later models have coil packs instead. No spark, replaced ASD relay (cracked) didn't help. New distributor cost $325. What can i check to make sure i only change whats broke. Coil,...

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2000 Dodge Caravan Recalls

Recall 03E045000
AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 17, 2002, AND JANUARY 20, 2003, SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES LISTED ABOVE. THE FILTER MAY EXPERIENCE MALFUNCTION OF THE QUICK CONNECTOR EITHER BLOCKING FUEL FLOW TO THE ENGINE OR CAUSING A FUEL LEAK. THIS DOES NOT INVOLVE ANY PR...
Recall 04V480000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY BECOME DISABLED DUE TO A FAILURE OF THE CLOCKSPRING, WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE HUB OF THE STEERING WHEEL.
Recall 03V505000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS AND 4X2 PICKUP TRUCKS, THE VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL MAY HAVE GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS (GAWR) THAT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM TIRE LOAD CAPACITY AS DEFINED IN FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, ¿TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.¿

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2000 Dodge Caravan Reviews

Bought her new Jan. 2000. Love, love, love this van. It drives and rides like a dream. Great mileage...25mpg on the road. I wish I could purchase one like it new but the "shorty" is no longer made. I have only 83,000 miles on her so far...I shouldn't need a new one for a long time. I go camping in her, haul furniture and lumber and whatever I need. Just had her detailed at Medford Lithia D...
i love my 2000 dodge caravan,but lately i have had 3 rebuilt power steering pumps put on and it is still having issues,im at a lost as what to do!! but i still love my van...
2000 dodge caravan speedometor quit working slowed down to make a turn engine died started back up went to make another turn engine died again .if anyone can help

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