2006 Dodge Caravan Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Dodge Caravan
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2006 Dodge Caravan ProblemsFront 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.
Coolant leaks coming from the underbody on vehicles equipped with rear heat/AC are common. The underbody hoses should be inspected as part of regular maintenance. If you drive on roads where salt is prevalent the problem is generally more severe. Some 2005 models are involved in a special service action, no government recall was issued.
A defective anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump and/or leaking piston seals in the master cylinder can cause excessive pedal effort, lack of stopping power, and abnormal pump noise. Diagnoses will be required to determine the root cause of any braking issues and the component(s) that will require replacement.
2006 Dodge Caravan QuestionsP0404, P0406 codes when fuel half full and resets when tank filled (1 answer)
This has been happening for 3 months. Engine runs fine and mileage ok. 3.3 engine, 60,000 miles. Service engine light comes on without fail at half tank and resets when filled
car the gauge moves the odometer goes hay weir some times headlights go on an off cant use my chager for phone or radio car engine dies then heater comes on. after it dies the car will start up again.it sounds like it could be a electrical problem .
2006 Dodge Caravan RecallsAirbag Warning Light May Illuminate
Under certain environmental conditions, a front crash sensor for the airbag system may crack, allowing water intrusion. This can cause the sensor to fail and illuminate the airbag warning light. The airbag system may not deploy as designed when the airbag warning light is on, increasing the risk of personal injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected sensors with ones of a new design. This recall is expected to begin during June 2010. The Chrysler recall number is J38.
The front windshield wiper motor armature shaft may break. Loss of windshield wiping capability could occur, resulting in the driver's vision being obscured, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin during June and July of 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F10.