2002 Dodge Caravan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Dodge Caravan

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2002 Dodge Caravan Problems

Noise in Front Suspension Due to Worn Sway Bar Bushings/End Links

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

accessories failing intermittently

When I turn the ignition to Run, the accessories in the cab all work fine. Within a split second of starting the van the accessories all shut down. Sometimes they start up by themselves after driving for a while, other times I have to pull over to the side of the road and restart the van in order to get the accessories to function.
I've been told this is caused by a faulty ignition switch. I've changed that out and had no change in how the a...

Head Lamp Switch May Fail

A failing head lamp switch can cause the head lamps and/or instrument cluster lighting to flicker or dim. The head lamp switch should have a noticeable click between each position; a "mushy" feel is a strong indication of a failing switch.

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2002 Dodge Caravan Questions

what is the part called for the oil filter adapter (1 answer)

I need serial numbers to the original brain that came out of the van. (2 answers)

OK the van just died while driving someone replaced the fuel pump but the ground wire came off of it they fixed it and then decided they were going to replace the brain and threw the original away

How do I reset the switch for a 2002 dodge caravan (2 answers)

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2002 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 04V531000
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, CONDENSATION FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AIR CONDITIONING DUCTS MAY DROP THROUGH VENT HOLES IN THE TOP OF THE RADIO AND RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT SUBSEQUENTLY SENDS DIRECT CURRENT TO THE REAR SPEAKERS.
Recall 04V386000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3.3 OR 3.8L V-6 ENGINE, THE UPPER POWER STEERING COOLER HOSE MAY SPLIT AND CAUSE A FLUID LEAK.

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2002 Dodge Caravan Reviews

Have a 2002. The second I paid it off I had to have the transmission fixed, replace the fuel filter and pump. Now I have been fighting with a clinking noise in my front suspension even after I replaced the sway bar bushings, struts, links and tie rods. My power stearing constantly hums as I come to a stop light and sometimes stops working, front windshield pump went out and the reaer defrost an...
my 2002 dodge caravan is amazing bought it in 2003 it's my truck moved many of my friends and relatives in it, i just bought a new battery three month's ago 2010 i had a mopar battery, 7 years not one time did i have a problem never replaced anything on it but brakes and pads, i have life time brakes only pay for labor check out pep boys they stand 100% by their products i would not give my van...

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